Last week my startup had the final interview for YCombinator, the world’s leading startup accelerator and a prolific venture capital investor. The 10 minute interview felt like one of the most important opportunities of my life, and the stress during two weeks of preparation was relentless.… Read the rest
Written last month on the flight back from a startup mentoring expedition to Egypt
Managing a young startup is like freefalling without a parachute. The ground gets ever closer — if you don’t do something fast, you’ll hit hard. It’s still too far away to see final destination clearly.… Read the rest
Today the results of our Yale Openlab Collabathon were presented at the UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid. And so ends a three week period of collaboration by hundreds of participants at 10 universities around the world. The goal: creating Open Source tools for enforcing the Paris Climate Agreement.… Read the rest
An account of two trips to Ghana and one camp in Germany deserves some planning; to avoid delay: without further ado here are a few of the pictures taken by the Enpact Startup Mentoring team.