When I was starting my second company, Sparkbuy, I was fortunate to meet a host of terrific technologists while shopping for a CTO. One of them was a brilliant guy... Read more »
Vesting in general (and founder vesting in particular) is an oft-misunderstood tool that has a tendency to really screw up young companies. There are some deep misconceptions at work here that... Read more »
Raising money is hard, and there’s no way to screw it up faster than going around asking, “Hey, could you introduce me to some investors?” It’s sort of like when, on... Read more »
I’m one of your customers.
We don’t really know each other. We’ve chatted at a few events, you’ve covered some of my antics, but I’m mostly just a... Read more »
There is no love like a first time entrepreneur’s love with nondisclosure agreements. They are a romantic dream: secret pacts bonding two economic entities together as one, if only for the... Read more »
Where are app stores going next? For the past few years, the app store model has spread through the wireless ecosystem like wildfire. There have been a few big winners and... Read more »
In this envelope, I have your Company Culture.
“We work hard, but value work/life balance.
We’re a team culture and we believe in individual empowerment.
We give back to the community,... Read more »
You may not realize it, but your mobile phone is a cold-blooded killer.
Its assault began with little fanfare—the first victim, the phone booth, wasn’t particularly well-loved, and nobody was expecting... Read more »