Mini Medicis of the Web Renaissance
As the world transitioned from the depths of the dark ages, a Florentine family rose to business and political prominence. In the late 14th century the House of Medici established themselves as a political dynasty and banking powerhouse which grew to become the largest bank in all of Europe for much of the 15th century. Tho the bank and political influence are certainly a part of the...
Instead of thinking about virality, I think the focus should be on what makes...– Ze Frank
Reaping What We Sow
I finished a 206 mile bike race the other weekend. It was a great feeling to cross the finish line. A real sense of accomplishment. Many of my friends reached out with emails, tweets, comments and txts with congratulations and questionings of my sanity. My wife called me a rockstar. But I knew better. It’s been a busy summer on both the personal and professional fronts which made for a...
The most successful founders tend to work on ideas that few beside them realize...– PG
A curious email arrived in my inbox this morning from a new service I’ve recently joined. Curious mainly for a central feature that they’d woven into the footer of the email: Know that you are welcome to contact us at any time about anything. And you’ll get a reply from a real, live human. Personalized, human service as a competitive advantage. It’s a theme we’re...
A Kickstarter where every project is guaranteed would be the same safe bets and...– Perry