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January 1, 2015

Business Ideas: Heaven and Hell Lounge/Club

Ideas are a dime a dozen. We all have them, all the time. So I decided to share some of my business ideas (some that I had a while ago, some that I think would work now). Who knows, maybe someone can do something interesting about them. It’s gonna be a series of articles, so […]

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January 1, 2015

Book Review: The Remains of the Day, by Kazuo Ishiguro

The Remains of the Day is a well known movie based on a book. I have to say I didn’t see the movie, but I read the book during the winter holidays, after finding out it was the book Jeff Bezos from Amazon considered one of the best (and mistakenly considered the reason he started […]

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November 3, 2014

Open Finder in Other Folder than All My Files

For the Mac OSX users out there: It’s not that complicated, you can find it in Preferences for the app, but I just want to be sure I will not forget, so here :)) Found the solution on this page, after becoming frustrated by the “speed” of this action.

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November 2, 2014

Facebook’s Mobile Apps

Top 3 most downloaded apps on iOS, in US, are from Facebook. So, it should not come as a surprise when their mobile revenues grow at a high pace. And this without even thinking about What’s App. Screenshot from AppAnnie

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October 23, 2014

Investor-Startup Relationship

Bill Liao, the partner that we work with at SOSventures, just published an interesting blog post about the relationship between an investor and the companies they invest/want to invest in. It’s called Road to Investment. The interesting thing is that part of this article is the opinion of MavenHut’s lawyer, David Ryan, the guy that […]

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October 19, 2014

The Power of Not Specialising (sort of)

“I suppose I can justify the variety of my readings and entertainment this way. Every week I read The Economist and New Scientist cover to cover, which I complement with Forbes, Time, Fortune, Business Week, but also Entertainment Weekly and Premiere. I love movies of all genres, be they artsy foreign movies or the latest […]

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September 5, 2014

[ToRead] This is why you never end up hiring good developers

This is why you never end up hiring good developers – Quartz (via Pocket) – http://pocket.co/sAFv3 Read more on this: This is why you never end up hiring good developers I add a lot of links on this blog’s Facebook page, so Like it and share the articles: I Am A Startup Founder

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September 4, 2014

Terminal tricks

I use Terminal from time to time on my Mac (obviously, it’s not needed as often as on Linux, but still). Anyway, I’ve found this list of tricks for Terminal, so I will add it here, just for reference. via Marco Arment

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September 3, 2014

Gaming links

I need to have these in one place, online, and I thought they might be good for you, also. A comprehensive free-to-play game model: revenue, DAU, virality, and retention (spreadsheet included) The Freemium Codex Top Mobile Ad Networks for Games Deconstructor of Fun Mobile Advertising Networks

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September 1, 2014

[ToRead] In E-Sports, Video Gamers Draw Real Crowds and Big Money

In E-Sports, Video Gamers Draw Real Crowds and Big Money http://j.mp/1wZZqoW Read more on this: In E-Sports, Video Gamers Draw Real Crowds and Big Money I add a lot of links on this blog’s Facebook page, so Like it and share the articles: I Am A Startup Founder

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August 23, 2014

[ToRead] Are You Building an App or a Business? / The Business of App Design

“Be patient. Build long term product concepts, build things that are going to last. Keep your day job, work on it in your spare time. Don’t build another social network, don’t build Uber for dogs or whatever other stupid idea you came up with when you were high. Build something useful, a tool that empowers […]

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