A blog about startup and growth hacking.

Published: 3 years ago

Raising Money = Leasing Your Soul

Imagine a world where success is defined by your ability to borrow money. Wherever you borrow, the world celebrates with you. The more you borrow, the bigger the celebration. Imagine everyone gives you high fives; reporters showing up at your front door interviewing you; …

Published: 4 years ago

Entrepreneurial Drive

A few days ago, I came across an interesting post on Hacker News. Passive Income vs Startup Guy A: What are you working on? B: I’m working on a SaaS tool that foos bars. A: Oh cool, where are you guys based? B: Well, …

Published: 4 years ago

Why Canada Has No Big Tech Companies

Today, I watched a BNN interview with Boris Wertz, one of the leading VCs in Vancouver. You can find the video below. In the interview, Boris thinks that Canada doesn’t have large tech companies. He named two – Nortel and RIM, one dead and …

Published: 4 years ago

The Pace of Innovation is not Slowing Down

Recently, I watched a debate between Peter Thiel and Marc Andreessen. In this debate, Peter Thiel thinks that innovation is slowing down. He did cohort analysis on the public technology companies in the past few decades and saw the most recent ones had less …

Published: 4 years ago

Monetizing a Consumer Site By Selling Souls

One of the craziest shit inexperienced entrepreneurs say when you ask them the question “What’s your business model?” is we are focusing on growing our user base right now. Ever wonder at what point they start answering that question properly, and what it takes …