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How Old Companies Like Microsoft and IBM Continue To Win

Microsoft topped $500Bn in market cap 17 years after it last crested that height. Pretty impressive to think that a 40-year-old tech company like Microsoft, competing on technology advancements since it went public in 1986, is still growing and competing with the…
Technology, Attention Merchants & the Snap IPO

I first experienced the true power of Snap(chat) a little over a year ago at a dinner with my cousins in Memphis, Tennessee. Ranging in ages from sixteen (16) to twenty-four (24), these socially conscious and highly intelligent Gen Zers…
Why VC Fails (Most) Hardware Companies

In the last few weeks and months we’ve seen the death of a lot of hardware startups. We’re seeing the struggles of a few successful ones (Fitbit and GoPro) and the ones that are building hard hardware (I’m looking at…