Tag: startups

  • Talk to each other, you are missing out

    Talk to each other, you are missing out

    For the past few weeks I’ve been talking to entrepreneurs, trying to help with their problems. I’ve heard both of these statements repeated a few times: Marketing is easy, but coding is impossible. Marketeers and Building a thing is fun, but then I have no idea how to market it. Coders It’s frustrating to hear […]

  • Finding a co-founder for your startup

    Finding a co-founder for your startup

    Update: this list is now being maintained on it’s own page: Finding a co-founder Someone recently contacted me at MicroMentor with a few questions about their startup, including, how to proceed without a business partner. I told him he should probably find one and then I discovered I had more co-founder search resources than I […]

  • Book Review: Build the Fort: Why 5 Simple Lessons You Learned as a 10 year-old Can Set You Up for Startup Success by Chris Heivly

    Book Review: Build the Fort: Why 5 Simple Lessons You Learned as a 10 year-old Can Set You Up for Startup Success by Chris Heivly

    This is a short and sweet book that compares the act of starting a company, a startup, with that of building a fort. It’s a very enjoyable read with the childhood stories of building a fort and it reminded me of those days in which it seemed easier to find a co-founder. I’m not sure […]

  • Startup Weekend Lausanne 2011

    This past weekend I participated in the Startup Weekend Lausanne 2011, my first startup weekend ever. It was amazingly interesting. I worked on an application called Eneo. Eneo allows you to talk with people around you using your mobile phone, people that you don’t know, so the next time you are stuck at the airport […]

  • What is a "startup project"?

    I’m (hopefully) creating a term: “startup project”. A startup project is a project done on the side, not setting up a company, with or without partners, with the intention of one day becoming a startup. I don’t have a startup, but I have many startup projects. Many silly little ideas with great aspirations. I need […]