|—||Caterina Fake (via AllThingsD)|
A long week of searching for something that combined the ‘right here right now’ aspect of what we were trying to accomplish with the idea of recording something in your life (hence the suffix -gram). […] Another characteristic was whether or not you could tell someone the name and they could spell it easily.
Start-up “Beyond Meat” wants to replace animal protein with plant protein to create nutritional value at a lower cost. […] Beyond Meat is adding the perfect texture to fake chicken and its tastes so much like the real thing you wouldn’t even know the difference. The startup is backed by the Obvious Corporation, which just so happens to be founded by Twitter co-founders, Biz Stone and Evan Williams and former Twitter VP of Product, Jason Goldman. Venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers also have an invested interest in the startup.
|—||Mary Meeker, on picking up the New York Times on May 7, 1994 and reading a story about a new startup called Mosaic Communications (which later became Netscape)|