It’s very easy to say no to VC firms these days. In this piece, I look at the decision to do that.
“I think music is the most phenomenal platform for intellectual thought.”
Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess Talks Music Apps
The über-talented musician talks to me about a range of topics.
Digg and Other People’s Platforms (OPPs)
Your platform may very well determine your startup’s success—so why not build your own?
The Gradually Closing Platform Strategy
Facebook and Twitter keep on closing their platforms. This is no accident.
System Failures Still Haunt Us
One of the largest US market makers is on the edge of bankruptcy. The cause: a technology failure.
On Stocktwits and Frenemies
Twitter goes from friend to enemy in an instant. The platform giveth and the platform taketh away.
A Platform for Micro-Businesses
In my latest HuffPo piece, I talk to the CEO of SohoOS about his vision for very small companies.
Inc. Article #11: Facebook’s Biggest Problem
Unless you’ve been living in a vacuum, you know that Facebook’s stock has been reeling.
Amazon: Under the Radar?
How one of the world’s biggest companies quietly churns along.
Innovation, Google Plus, and the Additive Power of Platforms
What happens when platforms build on top of other planks and platforms?