O Come, All Ye Startups

A long time ago, I wrote tech parodies of Christmas songs and poems. While it started with The Night Before Demo, it continued with The Night before Christmas, and Working in a Startup Wonderland. This year, I bring you a darker take on venture capital. If you’re not familiar with the tune, start this video […]

How Unprofitable Companies IPO

Disclaimer: In this post, I describe business models of tech companies where I hold positions. Don’t use this to draw conclusions about any specific company or rationalize any particular investment. Follow your own investment strategy, not some knucklehead with a blog. In the last few years, we’ve seen a variety of major tech companies go […]

That Conference Panel on Entrepreneurship

Late last summer, I participated in a panel discussion at my favorite conference of the year: That Conference. Wait, which conference? That Conference! Now that we have that out of the way, let’s dig in.. You can catch the full video here but first some background. If you listen closely, you’ll realize that we have […]

My Reading List (2018)

After college, I resolved to read one book a month. It can be fiction, non-fiction, technical, business-oriented, or whatever as the goal was to always be absorbing and digesting new ideas and information, even just for fun. More recently, I’ve generally tried to read 3 per month which works great with a Kindle and a ton of […]