Katelin Holloway has extremely decisive opinions on technology. FaceTime: never. Dark Mode: always. Inbox zero: essential. Siri and Alexa: toxic. And selfies? “I never learned how to take a selfie, kind of on principle,” said Holloway, a founding partner at Alexis Ohanian’s Seven Seven Six venture firm. “It was very of my generation—the selfie generation—and I just refused.”
After a busy year of deal-making (leading rounds for Doodles and Pearpop) and travel (bopping from Lisbon to Helsinki to New York), Holloway has finally settled back into her San Francisco home for the holidays. She did make the time, however, to break down her phone habits for us, peppered with no-holds-barred tech-etiquette hot takes.