If you have been following my blog for a while you know that during 2008 and 2009 I worked for a startup here in Honolulu, Hawaii. My time at this startup was amazing. Not only was I able to turn my… Continue Reading
There has been a lot of talk in recent years about investing in startups. A number of high-profile startup company success stories may have made it seem that putting money into a startup is a surefire way to get a… Continue Reading
Whether you’re exploring new territory or reinventing the wheel with an SMB, entrepreneurship has definitely changed in recent years. In many ways, entrepreneurs have never had it better. While starting a business is never easy, it can be made far… Continue Reading
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF or the Gates Foundation) aims, globally, to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty, and in America, to expand educational opportunities and access to information technology. Given that it is the largest transparently operated… Continue Reading
Does this picture seem familiar? It may even reflect how you are sitting right now. Now you may even be rearranging your sitting position as you are reading this. As a blogger and marketing consultant I spend a lot of… Continue Reading
Here is the second part to the list of Pinterest imitators that have risen to ride on the wave of popularity from the social media site.
The rise of Pinterest as one of the most visited sites on the Internet is well known. The graph above tells the story better than anybody else: Pinterest and its CEO, Ben Silbermann, have the eyeballs. Therefore, it is not a… Continue Reading
Artist Eric Daigh used exactly 22,765 pushpins to create a portrait of Pinterest founder Ben Silbermann for a feature in Fast Company’s 2012 Design Issue. Co.Design interviewed Eric Daigh to learn more about his creative process.
On September 2012, Jack Dorsey delivered a great keynote at Disrupt SF. The Co-Founder of Twitter and Square is a great speaker and we can take pointers from his delivery style. Here is another great presentation from Jack. Back in… Continue Reading
Being a self-made entrepreneur often means long work days and nights on the road, making the act of staying ahead through continued education and networking a nearly impossible task. Luckily, there are conferences, meetups and other events aimed at people… Continue Reading