This year, go get yours

New Years Eve For as long as I can remember NYE has involved one or more parties, amazing locations, djing to friends and strangers and a wonderful recklessness that helps round out one good year…

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Why I left Facebook

Recently I got ‘off’ facebook. The quote marks are to indicate what that actually means, which is to say I deactivated facebook. For all intensive purposes it means I’m no longer visible to any other…

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Picking Trends for Startup Success

This post was originally published at http://blog.thefailcon.com/post/61025824228/trend-is-your-friend-picking-trends-to-avoid-failure Trend is your Friend   Stock traders have been saying it for years, and while I don’t really see eye to eye with their application of this rule, the…

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How the Internet will change Personal Finance

This post was originally published at http://thenextweb.com/insider/2012/09/09/how-internet-will-change-personal-finance/ I started my adult life studying accounting and finance in Perth, Australia, dropping out to start my first tech company in 1999, raising millions in venture capital before…

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Startup? Marketing matters

First let me say.. Traction, product, users, and all the numbers that represent this going from bottom left to top right are most important.. I’m not going to suggest they’re not. I’m a product guy,…

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