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How to Recognize that You are Caught in a Bubble – And How to Leave Before it Bursts

November 3, 2010


There is a bubble going on these days.  It has the look and feel of the late 90s, with the major difference that instead of public money it is private money that is being invested irrationally.  The problem is, of course, that you might notice this only once the bubble bursts.  And even that […]

Y Combinator

October 13, 2010


Another interesting NYC start-up world event tonight:  @YCombinator’s Q&A session with @kn0thing and @Harjeet.  The latter is the distinguished right hand to @paulg at Y Combinator, the former is Y Combinator’s “Ambassador to the East” (to underscore his commitment to this very important position, @kn0thing recently traveled to Laos and met some easterners). The best […]

Do Angels Exist? Deconstructing Some Myths:

September 1, 2010


1) Angels’ motivation is to help you Capitalism is a great way to shift money from those without ideas to those who need it to realize their ideas.  Money is worthless if not spent or put to work.  Angels have a lot of cash and they want to put it to work after having run […]