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Submerging Payments, Part II

Submerging Payments, Part II

by September 14, 2015 at 1:25 pm 0 comments

Not much more than 100 years ago, the ice industry was a major component of the US industrial economy, contributing $660MM (in today’s dollars) to the GDP and employing 90,000 people, more than the total population of good-sized cities like Albany, Atlanta and Nashville. In the early part of the 20th century, ice went through […]

Trends in payments innovation.

by July 31, 2014 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

Yeah, I’ve done it … this blog basically consists of a slideshow.  Obviously we know what comes next: Listicle 24 signs that you may be a Fintech nerd Click bait The founder of twitter started a payments company … and you won’t believe what happened next Quiz Answer these question and find out what kind […]

So God Made an Entrepreneur

by February 8, 2013 at 7:04 pm 0 comments

And on the eighth day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said I need someone with a vision- So God made an Entrepreneur… God said I need somebody willing to get up before dawn, sketch ideas on a whiteboard, work all day in a coffee shop because she can’t afford to rent an […]

Salesmanship of Fools

by December 26, 2012 at 11:59 am 0 comments

I was talking to a fellow VC the other day, who I know but not well, and he was clearly searching for something to compliment me on, and what he come up with was “hey, I really appreciate how you’re not always nice on Twitter.” As I replied “thank you… I think?”, I was actually […]

My Mom has a PhD in Common Sense

My Mom has a PhD in Common Sense

by May 12, 2012 at 2:45 am 0 comments

“I need a new Skype headset, do you know if they take PayPal?” That was a text I received from my then 72-year old Mom a couple of years ago. From her iPhone 3G. Before she upgraded to the 4S. She also had a Twitter handle and a Kindle befo…