We have such an intimate relationship with email, probably because for a lot of us, it was our first experience with the Internet. Rare are the innovations in this space that is so tightly intertwined in one of our fundamental means of communication that the arrival of something novel in this space merits our most in-depth attention.Read More
Thoughts on entrepreneurship, startups, and tech.
A lot of startups I work with struggle to squeeze into their app or website, as many features as they can. I don’t blame them for trying, it’s an honest endeavour but the result is most often the opposite of the intent. Feature overload.Read More
Before the internet, everything outside a cup of sugar or washing liquid from your next-door neighbour was for sale. Then suddenly, things of apparent usefulness started to appear for free and soon trying to get someone to pay for something became difficult. For startups, this forgotten truth forced the majority to raise money on hypothetical future cash flows and produced a series of ‘bubbles’ and cohorts of belly-upped companies.Read More