Category: Entrepreneurship

The story of FastCustomer

Inspired by Chris Yeh’s storytelling post here. ¬†Here’s how I would tell our story, as it relates to raising funds. Once upon a time…. the people waited on hold. And every day…. they cursed their fate and gnashed their teeth, waiting a release from…

micro-lending: buying cows and changing lives

On the way to the coffee shop today, instead of listening to a podcast I turned on the radio and heard an interview with the founder of Kiva.org  They’re one of several micro-lending organizations making it easy to lend money to entrepreneurs in developing…

on finding a designer

We recently posted a job looking for a designer for our startup. We wanted a design geek who could banter usability theory on the phone, then hang up and make magic happen in the code.¬† Not an easy person to find, and ultimately we…