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.

You're not wrong. But you're also not right.

The hardest part of start-ups is not knowing what direction you’re supposed to be headed in next. Everything sounds reasonable, especially the rational options.   The only problem is, if the rationale solution worked, then somebody would have built it by now. Somehow, something is missing. And that’s what we’re on this elusive journey for … Continue reading You're not wrong. But you're also not right.