Category Daily life of the founder
This is what happens when you are performing a study on a landfill over a period of months, the landfill fills up between visits which prompts the local government to propose an incinerator, causing local protests and riots, leading to the foreigner (me) getting arrested for potentially being an “undercover reporter” rabble rouser, then having […]
So I haven’t posted in three and a half years. Time for an updated I think. This post is basically a recap from the start plus catching up all three of my readers (hi mom) to today. Back in 2009 I set out to solve an extraordinarily large, yet hidden problem: the dumping of sludge, hazardous […]
Entrepreneurship is hard, it’s painful. Sometimes, you wonder why the hell you’re doing it. Same with rock climbing. It’s hard, it’s painful, it’s a lot of fun. Also, you better make it to the top if you’re leading. So naturally, as an entrepreneur, I enjoy rock climbing. Me leading, with Kali belaying. Lion Rock, Kowloon.
I was lucky enough to receive a free ticket to the Hong Kong Venture Capital, Private Equity, and Angel Investor Conference at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park. Topics and discussions included: Silicon Valley Bank’s role in supporting tech startups and how it can apply in Hong Kong How greater VC and Angel investment activity […]
This evening is finance evening. I am trying to create a financial picture of our company, part of this picture is compensation of founders and employees. Research suggests we have to pay the employees otherwise they will not work. Founders, though, the story appears to be different. We will work for free. Or at least […]
In the end, I agree with his thesis, but for a completely different reason than he’d want me to. Someone named Nick Hanauer claims in a TED presentation (though not on TED’s site) that the US Gov should tax the rich more because historically as tax rates have fallen unemployment has risen, therefore there is […]
Tomorrow night, Wed May 16, I am going to the StartupsHK pitch night. StartupsHK, besides being an abbreviated version of my site’s name, is a group of people who are trying to establish a startup culture in HK. As advertised, established startup entrepreneurs will give talks, some new companies and startups will pitch their plans, […]