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It’s day two of our 10-day investor gift guide series.We’ve asked 10 venture capitalists and angel investors for their favourite apps, technology and gadgets. We’ll be featuring one VC’s list per day; at the end of the series we’ll compile a master list of the coolest gift ideas.
We asked Ben Lerer of Lerer Ventures and Thrillist to kick off the series yesterday.
Techstars managing director and angel investor Dave Tisch has a few favourites of his own.
Here are Tisch’s must-have gadgets and apps:
Retail price: $1.99
Giftly mobile gift cards* (buy a gift card to any store in the world online)
Retail price: However much you’re willing to spend
Where you can buy it: Giftly.com
*Tisch is an investor in Giftly
Screenstagram (Instagram-driven screen saver for the Mac)
Retail price: N/A (it’s free to use)
Where you can find/download it: The Barbarian Group
Sonos Play 3 (All-in-one wireless hifi system that lets you stream all music and control it from any mobile device)
Retail price: $299 per room
Where you can buy it: Sonos.com
(A personal assistant for anyone)
Retail price: Starts at $25 per month
Where you can buy it: Fancyhands.com
Ecosphere (closed aquatic ecosystem)
Retail price: $54.95
Where you can buy it: Amazon
Why it made the list: “Cause I always thought this was the coolest item in Sharper Image catalogues circa 2000.”