The Happy Entrepreneur: Staying Positive In the Face of Persistent Bad News

Chris Dixon recently wrote that the default state of a startup is failure. I agree. In college I studied science and philosophy, so I spent about half of my classes in the hard sciences and worked in a molecular genetics lab. I wasn’t a business student, so I’ve always tended to think of business concepts mostly in […]

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Internet Retailer Covers Sale of BULX

Dealyard.com, an online mass merchandiser that also offers daily deals on its e-commerce site, says it has bought Bulx.com, a flash sale e-retailer of home improvement products. Read the full article on Internet Retailer Full PDF Article

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The PaeDae Core Values

PaeDae is moving further along the startup continuum and is now beginning to grow our staff. Today we solidified our core values as a company. While we are very tight lipped about what we are up to business-wise I thought others might enjoy seeing this. Tenacious execution Intelligence without arrogance Take the initiative Team above me Be a […]

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Lessons Learned: Just Launch.

I think like all entrepreneurs I am half skeptic, half optimist. I recently made a mistake I have made before; hopefully this will be the last time. When you are ready to launch your product, put on your optimist hat. In 2008 I was working on my first for-profit venture, Boundaryless Brands. I had just […]

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PaeDae is Hiring (again)

PaeDae is a fast growing start-up based in Santa Monica, California founded by experienced serial entrepreneurs with multiple exits. We are building a game-changing platform in the online game space. We are funded. We are seeking a highly intelligent & optimistic full stack engineer who executes diligently and works well in a team environment. Imagine […]

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Are College Degrees Necessary for Start-Ups? Free Course Bonus!

Recently PaeDae hired one of the most qualified engineers I have had the good fortune to work with. The most interesting thing is that he is completely self taught. He taught himself Perl at age 14 in El Salvador. Previously I have hired non-computer science degree engineers, but never a person without a college degree.  I believe that a bachelors […]

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Cracked the Code for Remote Workers?

My newest venture PaeDae brought on a graphic designer to work on some elements of our new game this week. I’m a product obsessed CEO, so I need to work very closely with our designer to craft our user interface. We also use a highly iterative process that requires extremely fast feedback, similar to the […]

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PaeDae

      I have officially started work on my latest venture PaeDae. PaeDae is a patent pending platform, set to change everything you thought you knew about online games. Sign up here for an advanced preview.

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Bali – Uluwatu

Some photos from Uluwatu, Bali.

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Lombok – Gili Air

Some Photos from Gili Air and Lombok

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