Entries tagged "DCTech"

One Monday night, sitting in a bar with several friends of mine who happen to share the fact that we all have a few (code for most) dog angel investment or two that we’ve made in the last few years and the talk turned to our Zombie companies that are Read More

posted in category Musings

So the month of September 2015 started off with promise. The company I was working for, Surefire Social, had just been named to the Inc 500 as one of America's fastest growing companies. I was about to go on to a two week Eastern European river cruise. Life was good. Then Read More

posted in category Culture

  Listen to Donald Trump. Listen carefully and listen like an extinct creature, like the kind of creatures that roamed the earth before everyone with a keyboard and an internet connection became a blogger... listen like a Journalist  (sans the quote marks required when referring to the startup Tech Press) and Read More

posted in category DC Tech

If you haven’t heard by now, Ashley Madison, a match.com for people in a relationship looking to cheat on their partners was hacked and the group that hacked them released a customer list. This Hack is an unfortunate event with a new local twist. Not only are several DC Technology luminaries Read More

posted in category Musings

Last Week I was at a trade show in Dallas. Not some glamorous high tech soiree. I’m talking a builders show. Where people sell stuff that build stuff. Stuff that provides shelter. Stuff that fills a basic need. Stuff that people can't live without. You know kind of like that Read More

posted in category Technology

I've been reading about a plethora (<- don't know what that means but love how it sounds and makes me look studious) of new startups building new apps and it dawned on me that there should be a simple way of judging is the startup worthy. While looking at Trustify, an Read More

posted in category Startup

Lately some phony, two-bit load-mouth wantrepreneur's been getting a lot of press for his latest soon-to-be-failure startup. Just last month, his prior unspeakable, high-visibility failure took a dump on its investors as that hyped-up turd finally got flushed down the toilet. Now here's the thing, this guy pretends his not-for-credit, anyone-with-a Read More

posted in category Musings

It happened. It came out of nowhere. Alarm bells started ringing. I could hear Lost In Space's, Robby the Robot in the back of my mind, “Warning Will Robinson Warning.” One of my Portfolio companies came out of Radio Silence. This company has not sent an update to investors in three Read More

posted in category Messaging

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