27

May

2016

A Startup Week In Boulder

In April, I accepted a position at Iron Yard Ventures managing our new  Hospitality and Gaming Accelerator in Downtown Las Vegas. The new role comes with perks such as access to invite-only events. So, I used up my travel budget (another perk of the job) for May and flew to Boulder for  Startup W...
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01

Mar

2016

What’s Next for Laicos

This article was originally published on the Laicos blog on March 1, 2016. We’ve decided to shift our focus from a Startup Studio to helping entrepreneurs start their businesses instead. We’ve sold the majority of our IP, our staff has been re-employed, we’re subletting our Downtown Tampa off...
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15

Dec

2015

What Happened to Fuse

This article was originally published on the Laicos blog, on December 15, 2015. tl;dr We pulled Fuse because of complications with FB API for messaging and Twitter’s write-restriction due to grouping social feeds. After about 200 emails asking “what happened to Fuse?”, I’ve decided to write...
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18

Aug

2015

Pass-through gifting for my Birthday

Today is my birthday – I turn 34 years of age. But, that doesn’t matter at all. What matters is there are people in this world living without shelter or water. Whether they be in the US, or abroad, they are still people – still humans – and shouldn’t be denied these ba...
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15

Jul

2015

Let’s Come Together and Build a Home for Haiti

tl;dr: Please help me in funding a home in Haiti. I’m very particular on who I partner with, especially when it comes to non-profit organizations (NPO). Many of them abuse their power, overpay their executives and waste money that hard working donors contribute. I usually pass on promoting or ...
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24

Jun

2015

Shhh, Twitter & Facebook Can Hear You

I’m certain most people are aware and just don’t care, but it’s something I feel needs to be talked about more. Twitter and Facebook listening to your real life, private conversations! Last week, my wife Amy was talking to our neighbor about Vertigo. Apparently, her daughter has it and was lai...
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