Published: 10 months ago

How to make some quick money with Bitcoin for fun

As I mentioned in my previous blog post, when I try to fully understand a new technology, I like to explore multiple aspects of it. Sometime I’m lucky and I end up making some money while learning (if only college was like that…). In …

Published: 12 months ago

How to mine Primecoin (XPM) in the cloud

Today’s buzz is all about Bitcoin reaching $1,000 with people all over the internet crying about not jumping on the opportunity when it was early enough. A few days ago, after discussing with some friends about alternative cryptocurrencies, I decided to see if it …

Published: 2 years ago

Where to find good ideas

There are two categories of people looking to start a business: those who have an idea and want to build it, and those who want to build something but haven’t found the right idea yet. Each category has different challenges, but in this post …

Published: 2 years ago

Setting expectations

One thing I’ve noticed from talking with people entering the mobile application market is that many of them start with unrealistic expectations. We are bombarded every day by overnight success stories. We read about them in the newspapers. We hear about them on TV. …

Published: 3 years ago

Nobody is going to steal your idea

Almost every potential client who contacts me asks me to sign an NDA before disclosing their idea or project. Let me tell you what I think about it: it’s bullshit. I do respect their wishes, and I sign them reluctantly. But when it comes …

Published: 3 years ago

7 deadly sins for your apps

Published: 3 years ago

Where do entrepreneurs get their money?

One of the first questions people ask me when I talk about SyncPad is “did you guys raise money?” Now, while I’m not against raising money at the right time if needed, I find it sad that there’s a constant association between building a …

Published: 3 years ago

Steve Jobs in startup mode

This is a very rare footage of Steve Jobs during the early days of NeXT. What I find very fascinating is to see Jobs dealing with the same problems we startup entrepreneurs struggle every day. It is comforting to see that even what his …

Published: 3 years ago

Adriano Olivetti e Steve Jobs
La passione per il futuro
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If you understand Italian, you can’t miss this documentary about two of the greatest entrepreneurs in the world history.

Published: 4 years ago

A great story on bootstrapping: Stormpulse.com

We had a great speaker at last night’s Refresh Miami: Matthew Wensing, co-founder of Stormpulse.com. Here are some of the things people can learn from his story: Success doesn’t come overnight The amount of traffic you can get doesn’t matter if you can’t monetize …