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Taking a brief respite from my usual topics of startups, investing and personal development — today, I wanted to touch on finance & science. You may or may not know that last year I joined AIG as Global Head of Product within Science. Science is a machine learning focused…

We’re already 10% through 2019!

Another short post for today, as I try to establish the habit loop of writing daily. Earlier this morning a tweet came up on my timeline: Time has a funny way of sneaking up on us. Would you have thought that we’re already 10% through 2019!? The first thing…

Writing my second book!

In 2017 I decided to write my first book, “10 Minute Guide to Fundraising: Get Funding for your Startup” — it was received well, getting into the the bestsellers list on Amazon (albeit for a brief period). And to this day, the content remains relevant and people continue to…

Disconnect from everything

Quick post from my phone today… as I try and get back into the flow of writing. Something that has really helped me hit my goals over the past few years has been improving my ability to focus. It’s really not rocket science. I think it’s also called the…

Wow, where did 2018 go!?

Turns out I was terrible at writing on here in 2018, for anyone that visits the site frequently (of which I don’t think there are many of you!) I apologise. I’ll jump into a 2018 retrospective at some point, and let you know why I didn’t dedicate as much…

Striving toward ‘inner peace’

I saw this tweet this morning: Although it’s pretty obvious in nature, it’s worthwhile reflecting upon every so often.  Just look at the apps and nomenclature of the past year; apps like Calm and Headspace dominating the charts. People becoming increasingly interested in ‘mindfulness’ and ‘meditation’.  In an always…

Facebook’s freefall

In 2017 Facebook generated roughly $40 billion in advertising revenue (49% yoy growth) from ~1.4 billion daily active users (14% yoy growth). For today’s post I couldn’t *not* write about the Facebook dramas that are unfolding. I’m not going to focus on Cambridge Analytica, but rather how the whole saga could…

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