Archive for October, 2012

  • A Paradigm Shift In Education Is Needed
    Posted by on October 29th, 2012 at 11:05 pm, Comments: 0

    With the boom and bust cycle of industries only accelerating as technology disrupts everything in its path, the most important thing you can learn is how to learn, over and over again. Our current education system is born out of the need to learn certain skills, it isn’t meant to teach you how to teach […]

  • The Evolution of This Blog
    Posted by on October 14th, 2012 at 1:03 am, Comments: 0

    This blog has taken on many forms over the past three years, primarily following the arc of my career. I’ve done weekly linkfests, daily market strategy updates, shared personal stories, my trades and performance at Surfview Capital, building Estimize, thoughts on social finance, tech, macro economics, politics, war, and many other subjects. And now it’s […]

  • The Truth About What A Startup CEO Does All Day
    Posted by on October 5th, 2012 at 10:15 pm, Comments: 0

    I was having lunch with a friend yesterday who is attending Colombia Business School. He’s in his second year and was telling me about a class he took on how to build a startup, I loved how they set this up. The class was only two weeks long but went from 9AM to 2PM each […]

  • Millennials, Chaos, and Collaborative Consumption
    Posted by on October 3rd, 2012 at 3:36 pm, Comments: 0

    I’ve been up in Boston for the past two days at meetings with some large asset managers talking to them about getting involved with the¬†Estimize¬†platform on several different levels. Last night I attended the yearly Longworth Venture Partners dinner, Longworth is one of the venture funds involved in our reent round of funding. At dinner […]