We humans have lusted after wealth for much of our known history. But as to what ‘wealth’ actually is–there is neither a dollar figure, an asset, a commodity or even a technological innovation that has consistently symbolised wealth since the concept first came into human consciousness. Continue reading What is Wealth? From Silk Road to Silicon Valley
I believe the true entrepreneurs are called; or should I say awakened. Continue reading What Maketh the Entrepreneur?
VCs are often depicted as big risk takers who back entrepreneurs and their bold new ideas. But is this really the case? Continue reading Entrepreneur Beware | The Hard Truth About Venture Capitalism
I come from a family of entrepreneurs. Difficult circumstances and a lack of equal opportunities is what drove them to start businesses. For most of my life, I always thought that entrepreneurship was a byproduct of struggle and overcoming obstacles. No one I know ever set out to be a business person. It was the natural course of events that led them to it. And this is why Silicon Valley baffles me so much. Continue reading The Silicon Valley Crowd: my cynical first impressions