Startups should get some perspective, and how governments should support business in the age of COVID-19

I’ve done too many Twitter threads by now to not write down some thoughts in a longer format. It is a tough market to operate right now for businesses. Note that I didn’t say ‘startups’ or ‘technology companies’, it is tough for businesses. Pretty much all of them. When everyone is pulling back on spend,… Continue reading

Startups, lifestyle businesses, bootrapping, indie businesses and small businesses: What are they and how you fund them

I find myself returning frequently to the concept of (tech) small businesses versus startups. A lot of that is because it seems like everyone in the ecosystem – founders, businesses, suppliers, partners, investors and larger stakeholders (government) – seems to forever be confused about the differences. At the same time, we’re seeing a huge rise… Continue reading