Category Archives: Silicon Valley

The loss of control separates the men from the boys

I have been following the stream of news and blog posts on the current financial crisis. Om Malik has just written a good one here. I wasn’t sure if I should be writing about it since I am not a … Continue reading

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Shareholder value creates a recession, passion creates revenues

The past week I’ve been in Silicon Valley to meet a lot of people and to launch a new service. I talked to people working at the big companies there, but also with guys that were literally starting a new … Continue reading

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Early adopters and Silicon Valley are the easy way to failure

I’ve been wondering about the way many of the new startups in Silicon Valley (and other parts of the world) seem to be executing the same roll out scheme. A typical startup probably writes code, creates a Beta for invites … Continue reading

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