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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…

Technology that I’m excited about

Sorry about the later-than-usual post, I’ve been trying to get into the habit of writing one article per day; and today, well it just got away from me. But, better late than never! A couple of days ago Y-Combinator released an update to their well known ‘Requests for Startups‘,…

A closer look at startup metrics

Three posts in two days, what is happening!? This is actually the normal flow of my blog. I’ll remember that I should be writing on here – write a bunch of posts for a little while, then forget. Rinse and repeat. If I were to learn from my mistakes,…

Quote that I’m pondering

This morning I stumbled upon a thread that Naval Ravikant retweeted. Below is the final tweet of the thread. It’s a coincidence that I’ve actually been doing a lot of thinking on this very topic lately. I’ve been actively moving from thinking of myself and my projection on the world…

First post from my phone

I’m travelling for a bit and wanted to make it super easy to post to my blog from my phone, and for that post to be automatically tweeted etc. Sorry for the boring post but I needed to check it all worked! As for more general updates, I’m nearly…

5 lessons Richard Branson has taught me

Over the past week I’ve spent a lot of time listening and learning from Sir Richard Branson. As I’m sure you know Richard Branson (@richardbranson) is founder and chairman of The Virgin Group. He’s a world-famous entrepreneur, adventurer, activist, and business icon. He has launched a dozen billion-dollar businesses…

The tokenisation of everything

Tokenisation, is probably one of the most genuinely disruptive technologies this year, perhaps even this decade. I wanted to use this post to jot down a few of my thoughts ahead of launching my next 10 Minute Guide 🚀 on the topic of.. you guessed it, the blockchain, tokenisation, initial…

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