Zebra Resources

RELEVANT READING
Jennifer Armbrust’s feminine business principles
Bo Burlingham, "How to Build a Company That Will Be Around in 2115"
Amber Case, Calm Technology
Anil Dash in conversation with Krista Tippet, in On Being
Joe Edelman, "Choicemaking and the Interface"
Caterina Fake, “The Age of the Cockroach,
Chroma Fund’s alternative financing models
Christie George’s “Investing in Sharing"
Seth Godin, Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us
David Heinemeier Hansson, Reconsider
Michael Karlberg, “Beyond the Culture of Contest"
Alexis Madrigal, "Why Startups Need To Solve Real Problems Again"
Marcod, "Why we have chosen to invest in our community
Julie Menter, “Different Kind of Unicorn,”
Jerry Michalski, "Harbingers of the Big Change Afoot"
Tim O’Reilly, “We’ve Got This Whole Unicorn Business Wrong
Douglas Rushkoff, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus
Howard Rheingold’s “Toward a Literacy of Cooperation” syllabus
Judith Samuelson, "An Unprecedented Opportunity to Shape Policy for the Planet"
Kathy Sierra, Badass: Making Users Awesome
Shel Silverstein’s poem “Zebra Question
Andrew Wilkinson, “Unicorns vs. Horses
Ari Weinzweig, Lapsed Anarchist's Guide

INFLUENTIAL TEXTS (NOT EXACTLY RELATED BUT TRUST US)
Christopher Alexander, A Pattern Language
Wendell Berry, It All Turns on Affection
David Deida, Intimate Communion
Cacilda Jethá & Christopher Ryan, Sex at Dawn
C.G. Jung, Aspects of the Feminine
Ivan Illich, Deschooling Society
George Orwell, Politics and the English Language
Rebecca Solnit, The Mother of All Questions and Woolf’s Darkness: Embracing the Inexplicable
The Bahá’í Faith’s 1977 message Two Wings of a Bird

ENLIGHTENED INVESTORS
645 Ventures
Backstage Capital
Boma Investments
Collaborative Fund
Cueball
DBL Partners
Dorm Room Fund
Ecotrust
Indie.VC
New Media Ventures
Notation Capital
Obvious Ventures
Outlines Venture Group
Reach Capital
The Vinetta Project


SUPPORTIVE ORGANIZATIONS, ACCELERATORS & INCUBATORS
Awesome Foundation
B Corporations
B the Change Media
Civic Hall
Community Development Financial Institutions
Conscious Capitalism
Conscious Venture Lab
Cutting Edge Capital
Equity Atlas
Fledge
Foreign Policy Interrupted
Good Work Institute
The Happy Startup School
Impact Hub
Matter
MIT's Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program
National Science Foundation Innovation Corps
NewCo
New Inc
Portland Incubator Experiment
QUT Creative Enterprise Australia
Social Capital Markets
Sustainable Economies Law Center
toniic
Unreasonable Institute
Watson University

SMART THINKERS
Nina Alter
Aral Balkan
Suzanne Biegel
Amber Case
David Cummings
Joe Edelman
Nadia Eghbal
Eliane Fiolet
Lindsey Franklin
Jason Fried
Tristan Harris
Jessica Herrin
Jesse Kriss
Mariana Mazzucato
Howard Rheingold
Douglas Rushkoff
Jessy Kate Schingler
Bret Victor

ENLIGHTENED COMPANIES
Basecamp
Buffer
Kickstarter
Waste Farmers