A note about the help you need

Don’t walk alone I just archived another email… Another request to help someone. Mentor them. Advise them on a new project. Connect with them. Meet for coffee. Try out their beta. Promote something. Listen to or troubleshoot their problems. Usually these requests wouldn’t bother me, but today they do. You see, doing a startup is […]

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Nerd Hollywood

Why Silicon Valley (and the San Francisco Bay Area) is just like Hollywood: Aspiring talent travels from all over the world to try and make it here There are a lot of dud actors/entrepreneurs who end up working second jobs to pay the bills Women get judged more by their appearance than their abilities You […]

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10 cool global startup initiatives

A quick, curated list of things I’ve come across this month that are making waves in digital and startup hubs around the world… click the screenshots for the links through. 1) Made in NY Digital Map Launching this week, Rachel Sterne and the City of New York team have delivered another leading city-level tech initiative […]

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Women – get into tech

After reading @arrington‘s tiresome, but true, tirade last night ‘Too Few Women In Tech? Stop Blaming The Men‘ on TechCrunch. And then @fredwilson‘s follow-up ‘Women In Tech and Women Entrepreneurs Discussion‘ post, I decided to do a little presentation. It’s a whimsical look at the benefits of a career in technology, particularly when it comes […]

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