Starting up? Why your product isn’t actually your product. It’s the mechanics.

You have an idea you can’t shake. Now it’s time to take action – you need the product that you can actually get started with. This is one of the hardest parts of the startup journey – moving from something that is so perfect in your mind to something tangible in the real world. The … Continue reading Starting up? Why your product isn’t actually your product. It’s the mechanics.

The crying that wouldn't stop. #myparenthoodstory

  I posted this 6 weeks into becoming a first time mother. My parenthood story got off to a rocky, disorienting start. A beautiful, precious, healthy child that wouldn’t stop crying. From 11am to well into the evening. No matter what I did. I couldn’t understand what I was doing wrong. Already everything 100 times … Continue reading The crying that wouldn't stop. #myparenthoodstory

Applying to an accelerator? Don't make these mistakes.

It’s startup accelerator application time which means I’m now on the other side, reviewing applications and trying to help others get their startups funded by folks like Y Combinator. The top programs are notoriously hard to get into, not just because of the sheer number of applicants, but because ultimately this is a decision of … Continue reading Applying to an accelerator? Don't make these mistakes.

Revelation by radio – the isolating price of personalization.

Like most, radio used to be my personal soundtrack growing up and like most, I eventually grew to get frustrated by its primitive experience, especially in face of the iTunes and Spotifys of the world. I mean, how could it compete with the access and quality of on-demand songs – exactly what and when you … Continue reading Revelation by radio – the isolating price of personalization.