Video of my “Ten Tweets for Startups” speech at #BigOmaha 2012

Here is the full video of my “Ten Tweets for Startups” speech at #BigOmaha 2012. It doesn’t get much more raw than this. It is brand new material, an honest attempt to whittle down 20 years of starting, advising and investing in companies into ten short aphorisms. I am hoping to keep working the material, […]

An Egyptian Entrepreneur Coming of Age

Amr Ramadan is the founder and CEO of Vimov, the iPad company responsible for the beautifully elegant, bestselling “Weather HD” app and the soon to be released “Precious Time.” When Chris Schroeder @cmschroed and I were in Egypt in January, just before the Tahrir uprising, we met with over 30 promising startups.  Of all the CEOs […]

Here We Go Again…

I remember that Monday morning, January 10, 2000.  The day that AOL announced it was buying Time Warner.  The word starting seeping out the night before, Sunday night.  I went to sleep like it was Christmas eve, and couldn’t wait for what market madness the morning would bring.  I was working at Flatiron Partners, and […]