Startup Burnout: How to Tame Your Startup

Startups are dangerous. Startups are beast that founders feed with their time. Feeding their beast is important; it provides subsistence so that it can survive. Moreover, feeding it helps it »

The IRS and Startup Education: What's Tax Deductible?

Are programs such as Startup Institute and General Assembly tax deductible? What about courses like One Month Rails or BaseRails? The short answer: it depends. For reference, look at IRS »

Recipe for Failure: 3 Terrible Reasons to Found a Startup

Like the cover art for my blog post? Check out Blog Cover. The startup buzz is growing. Whether it's a fad or the new norm, I'm starting to hear a »

Cryptocurrencies 101: What They Are and Why They Matter

Don't "get" cryptocurrencies? Don't want to scour the web for information? You're in the right place! Here are the "need-to-knows", so you won't sound stupid next time it's brought up. »

You Sound Stupid: Cryptocurrencies and Startup Founders

When I talk with other startup founders or operators, we eventually land on the topic of cryptocurrencies. This is usually when I get frustrated. I'm always surprised at the level »

Surviving an Accelerator: 7 Tips to Help Your Startup Thrive

You got into an accelerator? Congratulations! Now comes the hard part: surviving. Accelerators are good but they also push your team to their limits. Sometimes, teams blow up during an »