What makes Silicon Valley special? – Information is a Commodity

Last week one of our competitors began the process of shutting it’s doors: StartupLinkup. On the top of their home page you can now read the following:
StartupLinkup.com is winding down. It was a nice experiment, but I realize it’s not the best model for connecting startup founders.
I strongly recommend that you use StartupSQUARE. Tristan, Manuel, and Marcel are the great guys there, and will make sure you get the right connections. All the best, Adrian.
This could only happen in Silicon Valley, our competitor Adrian Fritsch, started referring business to us. What makes Silicon Valley special? Cooperation. Continue reading

Photographic Proof that I am not a Ninja

Owch

The bloated thing is my foot.

After my anti-ninja rant last week, it was perhaps inevitable that the universe would see fit to prove that I am not a ninja by any stretch of the imagination. Behold my foot. (see pic) It’s not supposed to look like that.

Let the laughter and taunting begin! Continue reading