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It’s not a bubble until it bursts

May 20, 2011 | 2

If you work at a startup in Silicon Valley it’s impossible to go around without hearing about THE bubble. Everyone has an opinion – it’s not a bubble, it’s a bubble but only for early stage, it’s a bubble just … Read More

Mastering the dating game and the theory of the stove burner

May 11, 2011 |

Fundraising is like dating, and when it comes to dating I have a theory – the theory of the stove burner. Imagine you have a stove with 6 burners and you’re using all 6 of them to cook. If you … Read More

Pitching at the The Founder Conference – Video

May 6, 2011 |

Tuesday was a big day. We were at The Founder Conference where we had the first opportunity to pitch Piictu in front of 600 people and reactions were good. We need to improve though and that’s not news, especially at … Read More

Why does Europe suck at entrepreneurship?

May 4, 2011 |

Yesterday I attended The Founder Conference, where Piictu was invited to pitch (which is the main reason for my silence but more on that tomorrow). I met a good bunch of fellow European entrepreneurs and they all complained about how … Read More

Maybe Apple can tell you where Waldo is. Or can they?

April 27, 2011 |

This week started with “shocking” news that every iPhone records location information of its owner (actually, user). My twitter world went nuts! Apple is the biggest brother! Apple is controlling us! Apple is evil! It was as if Steve Jobs … Read More

Immigrant entrepreneur 101

April 26, 2011 |

Lately, a few people lately have asked me why I made the decision to quit my job and become an entrepreneur. In particular, I feel people are mostly interested in understanding how, as a stranger who landed in the US … Read More

Startups and White Paintings – ‘I could do that’, ‘Yeah, but you didn’t’

April 22, 2011 |

I like modern art and whenever I go see an exhibition and I often hear the comment “I could have done that”. So why haven’t you? There’s one of two reasons: you’re either full of shit or you’re lazy. There’s … Read More

Don’t pick a fight with your board

April 21, 2011 |

What did you learn from your previous startup experience? This is a question I get a lot and one that I’ve asked myself plenty of times. I could tell you my top 3, top 5 and top 10 lessons learned … Read More

Yes! You can build an entrepreneurial culture

April 20, 2011 |

As I watch the economic and financial crisis unfold in Portugal, I’ve been thinking about the reasons why, as a nation, we became so risk-averse and so dependent on the government and big corporations. I extend this analysis to the … Read More

Day 1 as an immigrant entrepreneur in the US

April 19, 2011 |

When I first came to the US, almost 4 years ago, it was hard to imagine that I would end up where I am today. After a mildly successful startup out of college and two failed attempts to start a … Read More

Very very exciting!! @piictu close to release day. Look at this beauty!

March 31, 2011 |

Very very exciting!! @piictu close to release day. Look at this beauty! (Taken with picplz)

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