May 26th, 2015
StartupChile is an accelerator program run by the Chilean government. The goal of the program is to bring in entrepreneurs from around the world to help Jumpstart the startup ecosystem in Chile and to make Santiago the starting point for launching entrepreneurial activity in Latin america. I went through Generation
Oct 5th, 2014
Updating my list of companies that I find interesting and would invest in with my imaginary angel fund.
This is a continuation from the first post.
How is the portfolio doing?
Namo Media - Bought by Twitter for 50M
Tailwind - One of 7 companies using Pinterest's Business Insights
Nov 27th, 2013
I’ve been reading a lot recently about angel investing (highly recommend Brian Cohen’s new book: What Every Angel Investor Wants You To Know) and I thought I would play armchair angel and talk about companies that I think are interesting that I would probably invest in if I
Oct 25th, 2013
This year, the Bronx Academy for Software Engineering (BASE -
http://bronxsoftware.org) opened up its 4
year high school. It is a sister school to the Academy For Software
BASE is looking for 30 male mentors to connect with the students. It is
Oct 1st, 2013
Without Their Permission is a new
book by Alexis Ohanian that explores what its like to start a company or
movement, and the power of the internet to fuel these ventures.
The central theme is of doing things without permission, finding a way
when there seems to be no natural
Aug 23rd, 2013
/var/null: Don't Fly During
A couple of weeks ago, I was scheduled to take a trip from New York
(JFK) to Los Angeles on JetBlue. Every year, my family goes on a
one-week pilgrimage, where we put our work on hold and spend time
visiting temples, praying