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Henry Blodget’s Slides on the Future of Digital: 2013 are a must read

November 20, 2013   ·  < 1 minutes

I have had the privilege to see Henry do his “Mary Meeker” impersonation as he effectively flies through … Continue reading “Henry Blodget’s Slides on the Future of Digital: 2013 are a must read”

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The cure for hubris

September 19, 2013   ·  3 minutes

As a species and as individuals we are often shockingly arrogant. We believe, or want to believe, that … Continue reading “The cure for hubris”

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Delusional optimism can go a long way!

September 6, 2013   ·  < 1 minutes

As I have repeatedly observed both as an entrepreneur and angel investor if you believe in something strongly … Continue reading “Delusional optimism can go a long way!”

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No Limits to Growth

September 4, 2013   ·  < 1 minutes

Over the course of the last few years I resolved the cognitive dissonance between my short term pessimism … Continue reading “No Limits to Growth”

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Absolute must read for all entrepreneurs!

August 28, 2013   ·  < 1 minutes

James Altucher just published on Techcrunch a 100 point FAQ on starting an Internet business. It’s straight to … Continue reading “Absolute must read for all entrepreneurs!”

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The end of an era!

August 16, 2013   ·  2 minutes

PC World just exited the print market, marking the exit of the last general-interest PC magazine. I am … Continue reading “The end of an era!”

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Fun interview in Le Monde

July 30, 2013   ·  < 1 minutes

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Benoit Hopquin from Le Monde last June while I was … Continue reading “Fun interview in Le Monde”

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How to launch your startup

July 18, 2013   ·  2 minutes

Paul Graham just published yet another must read blog post. This one is entitled Do Things that Don’t … Continue reading “How to launch your startup”

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Bill Gurley’s thoughts on marketplaces are a must read!

June 4, 2013   ·  < 1 minutes

As you can probably imagine given my recent blog post, Thoughts on building successful vertical marketplaces, marketplaces have … Continue reading “Bill Gurley’s thoughts on marketplaces are a must read!”

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Is risk aversion really the fear of feeling?

May 15, 2013   ·  < 1 minutes

Check out this interesting Harvard Business Review article: http://blogs.hbr.org/bregman/2013/05/the-unexpected-antidote-to-pro.html

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Great article on optimal take rates in Internet businesses

May 9, 2013   ·  < 1 minutes

Bill Gurley is a partner at Benchmark and an investor and on the board of Uber, OpenTable and … Continue reading “Great article on optimal take rates in Internet businesses”

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Don’t blame the Internet for your failings!

May 9, 2013   ·  2 minutes

Paul Miller, a technology writer for The Verge, decided to spend 365 days offline. No email, Google, Facebook, … Continue reading “Don’t blame the Internet for your failings!”

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The class notes from Peter Thiel’s Stanford class are a must read for all entrepreneurs

May 9, 2013   ·  < 1 minutes

I just finished reading through all of them and found them very insightful. Some sections are useful to … Continue reading “The class notes from Peter Thiel’s Stanford class are a must read for all entrepreneurs”

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The John McAfee story is fascinating!

May 9, 2013   ·  < 1 minutes

I just came across his engrossing story in a recent copy of Wired. In many ways entrepreneurs, myself … Continue reading “The John McAfee story is fascinating!”

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