Tag: money

  • A Few Reasons Your Bitcoin Startup Might Fail

    A Few Reasons Your Bitcoin Startup Might Fail

    I’ve been an investor for a few months now, so naturally I have no idea what I’m doing just yet. Thankfully, I’m investing in Bitcoin companies, an industry that also has no idea what it’s doing—although we’re both starting to figure things out. Over the last few months, I’ve probably met with 100+ Bitcoin companies […]

  • Mint's Charming System Down Page

    I like to look over my Mint.com account late at night. It’s actually somewhat relaxing for me. So tonight I was surprised to see this charming little ”down for maintenance” screen. However I shouldn’t have been. Mint is a company which has taken something boring (money management) and made it interesting with great design, even down to the little […]

  • Mint’s Charming System Down Page

    I like to look over my Mint.com account late at night. It’s actually somewhat relaxing for me. So tonight I was surprised to see this charming little ”down for maintenance” screen. However I shouldn’t have been. Mint is a company which has taken something boring (money management) and made it interesting with great design, even down to the little […]

  • Dow Jones Crash and Recovery Explained

    The DOW Jones crashed today some 900 points over issues related to Greece economic crisis. It quickly recovered thanks in part to some Windex that was put on it. From Yahoo: U.S. stocks plunged suddenly but briefly by more than 9 percent on Thursday afternoon before pulling back to a near 3 percent drop, as […]

  • Fred Wilson Walks on Water

    The New York Times is glowing over Fred Wilson and Union Square Ventures right now. I must say the piece is interesting to read, I bet very inspirational for many of the doe-eyed entrepreneurs out there. Personally, I have mixed feelings on taking a start up through venture funding. Call me a purist, but I […]