The Ultralight Startup
The Ultralight Starup

The Ultralight Startup shows you don't need an MBA, a trust fund, or even experience running your own company to become a star in the tech world. The Ultralight Startup is a comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide that will prepare any entrepreneur for success. Learn how to raise money, launch a product, get covered on TechCrunch, and the secrets behind companies like Onswipe, Foursquare, Twitter, Dropbox, Mint, and more.

23 Oct

Thoughts on Screenshots – Vicariously Reblogging Your Life

TweetI’ve spent a lot of time thinking about screenshots and how they’re one of the most used, yet under utilized assets in mobile. Screenshots are a frictionless way to share what you’re seeing through your own eyes. Below are just some stream of consciousness thoughts on Screenshots from a product perspective: I think of screenshots […]

24 Sep

Startups and Searching For Secrets

Startups and Searching For Secrets

TweetPeter Thiel’s book, “Zero to One”, is one of my favorite books on the topic of startups, business, and more importantly a way to look at the world. Many may disagree with the methods in the book, due to his contrarian mindset. If I had to take one principle that I think is the core […]

19 Sep

The iPhone Plus Is Forcing The iPad To Become an Adult

TweetWhen the iPad was introduced over four years ago, no one knew what it would become. Many considered it a big ass iPod touch. Others went and created startups around it – Fifty Three, Onswipe, Flipboard, etc. Sales slowed down, but that’s in perspective to its original growth. If you were to take a snapshot […]

15 Sep

Microsoft, Minecraft, and the next generation of Makers

TweetI’ve never been a big Minecraft player, aside from the internal server we had setup in the office. I got carried away and summoned a bunch of Dragons… that did not make everyone happy. Everyone is going to do a long winded analysis of Minecraft from will they screw it up, its implications for XBox, […]

30 Jul

Passive Commerce Is The Big Opportunity To Fill The Space Between Pinterest and Amazon

Passive Commerce Is The Big Opportunity To Fill The Space Between Pinterest and Amazon

TweetI was browsing ProductHunt today and my friend Dave posted an email newsletter, GetBiked that’s focused on a once a week mailing of bikes for sale. Ryan had a good comment that you can see below: .@JasonLBaptiste on “passive commerce” re. @getbiked in @producthunt thread: pic.twitter.com/2jpXpE1Gsn — Dave Ambrose (@daveambrose) July 29, 2014 I responded […]