Timing is Everything

May 23, 2023    ·  10 minutes

“The future is already here, it’s just not evenly distributed.” As a tech enthusiast, entrepreneur, and investor, I … Continue reading “Timing is Everything”


Team Extreme in Antarctica

April 25, 2023    ·  13 minutes

Eighteen months ago, I was contacted by my good friend Kevin Ryan who invited me to join him … Continue reading “Team Extreme in Antarctica”


2022: The Importance of Family

December 31, 2022    ·  11 minutes

I am blessed with an amazing family which comprises of both the family I have and the family … Continue reading “2022: The Importance of Family”


Winter is coming!

November 18, 2022    ·  10 minutes

I have been putting a lot of thought into macro considerations of late. There are time periods when … Continue reading “Winter is coming!”


FJ Labs’ Purpose

September 6, 2022    ·  8 minutes

FJ Labs’ purpose is to improve the human condition through technology. Technology led growth Technology has been the … Continue reading “FJ Labs’ Purpose”


FJ Labs’ Crypto Credentials

June 13, 2022    ·  4 minutes

People do not realize how active FJ Labs is in the crypto/Web3 space. We are investors in 47 … Continue reading “FJ Labs’ Crypto Credentials”



March 21, 2022    ·  8 minutes

This week I was in Finse, Norway training for an upcoming polar expedition. The training involved skiing up … Continue reading “Why?”


The Great Unknown

March 11, 2022    ·  13 minutes

A year ago, in Welcome to the Everything Bubble, I argued that an unprecedented combination of loose monetary … Continue reading “The Great Unknown”


2021: Best Year Ever!

January 11, 2022    ·  8 minutes

The world remained mired in the personal and economic cost of the continuing pandemic, but my life reached … Continue reading “2021: Best Year Ever!”


How FJ Labs Evaluates Startups

March 16, 2021    ·  13 minutes

I covered FJ Labs’ investment strategy in the past which covers the type of companies we want to … Continue reading “How FJ Labs Evaluates Startups”


FJ Labs Valuation Matrix

February 19, 2021    ·  2 minutes

A while back I posted the matrix FJ Labs uses to evaluate marketplace startups. It has been our … Continue reading “FJ Labs Valuation Matrix”


Welcome to the Everything Bubble!

February 9, 2021    ·  8 minutes

The warning signs of market mania are everywhere. P/E ratios are high and climbing. Bitcoin rose 300% in … Continue reading “Welcome to the Everything Bubble!”


2020: When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade!

January 6, 2021    ·  8 minutes

The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry. As you may recall, I ended 2019 intent … Continue reading “2020: When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade!”


Episode 12: Pandemic, Populism and Policy Failure – The Surprising Case for Optimism in 2020

December 15, 2020    ·  2 minutes

Given the omnipresent doom and gloom of 2020, I took the time to reflect objectively on where things … Continue reading “Episode 12: Pandemic, Populism and Policy Failure – The Surprising Case for Optimism in 2020”


My friends and family are the best!

September 1, 2020    ·  2 minutes

A few years ago, for my 40th birthday, they put this fantastic video together to celebrate our love … Continue reading “My friends and family are the best!”


How FJ Labs gets its deal flow

August 24, 2020    ·  5 minutes

FJ Labs gets deal flow from 4 sources: 1. Other VCs2. Entrepreneurs in our network3. Cold inbound messages4. … Continue reading “How FJ Labs gets its deal flow”

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