In Memory of Austen Heinz

Dude I am so fucking hungover. Those were the first words Austen ever said to me. I didn’t know Austen well. I only met him briefly on two occasions. »

Open Source Business

The intersection between open source projects and businesses has long been a fascination of mine. In many ways they’re opposing concepts which simply should not function. One is an »


Building a startup is like climbing a mountain where you can only see forward, but not up. In fact, the most accurate way that I think I can describe building »

Creating Open Source Culture

Jason Cohen once said that “Every company has a culture. The only question is whether or not you decide what it is.” - I couldn’t agree more. I think »

The Secret Sauce

The internet is abound with advice for startups and entrepreneurs. It’s gotten to the point where every time you turn your head there’s a new buzz word and »

You're Always Going to Trash Your First Startup

Ignorance is bliss. I sat there, deep in thought. Perhaps there was some other way to monetise? There must be. There must be some avenue that I hadn't explored yet. »