Do the impossible: Multitask (part 2 of 5)

Categories: How-to's, Product Development, Productivity, Random Thoughts

Starting points to mastering the 4 basic functions of multitasking:Prioritization, TimeBoxing, Notifications and Flags, Scheduling. This is the 2nd of a multi-part post on multitasking?—?if you haven’t already, read Part 1: Multitasking is a necessity. Learn to be an executing machine. As mentioned in the previous post, the key to multitasking effectively, is to model … Read More

Do the Impossible: Multitask (Part 1 of 5)

Categories: How-to's, Product Development, Productivity

Multitasking is a necessity. Learn to be an executing machine. (This article is also on Medium) I’ve always been a proponent of “work hard, play hard”?—?sure, ultimately you have to get things done, but no matter what effort you’re putting your time into, you should do it well and with the utmost focus. When you’re … Read More

My next Venture: SnapMake

Categories: San Francisco, Technology, VC world

Today, I am happy to announce my next chapter — SnapMake.  After of hours of Post Its, MVPs, pivots, scrum of scrums, and ‘feeling the customer’, we have secured our Series A round of funding from Gaelsofo Capital.  We are excited about this opportunity to open offices in downtown San Francisco, recruit the most talented … Read More

MWC 2014 Recap

Categories: Product Development, Spain, Tech Reviews, Technology

Following are my notes from MWC 2014 Overall, it was pretty underwhelming as a conference. There were a few interesting standouts, but in general it was more of the same — fortunately, we were part of one of the most exciting events, Samsung’s Unpacked Event for the S5 – which technically was not part of … Read More

MWC2012: Mobile Payments

Categories: Spain, Tech Reviews, Technology

Well we had an interesting experience using Paypal and RedLaser at the congress today. We were given the option of saving 1 Euro and skipping the line up for lunch if we purchased via our mobile using Paypal and RedLaser – to give some context, the meal is normally about 18 Euros, so this would … Read More

MWC 2012 – Lookback at 2011

Categories: Apple/Mac, Spain, Tech Reviews, Technology, World News

I’m looking forward to MWC 2012 this year – the excitement has being growing insanely for the past couple years, and it feels like 2001 again when the last mobile wave swept the industry. This year, it is going to go from strength to strength from last year. Before going in, I thought it would … Read More

Donate to #Movember and win a Kindle Fire

Categories: Health, Social Networks, Technology

So I received a Kindle Fire as a gift, and so I’m going to give it out to one lucky donor of for #Movember. All you gotta do is follow, tweet, and donate. Donate a minimum of $5 to my #Movember page, follow @funkstop, and tweet: “Win a Kindle Fire. Follow & donate $5 to … Read More

Book Review: Zero Gravity 3*

Categories: Books, VC world

Zero Gravity: Riding Venture Capital from High-Tech Start-up to Breakout IPO I read this book years ago when it first came out (in 2000). I sometimes like to read these types of books again, just to gain perspective. There is so much in this book that is just second nature to people now such as … Read More