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  • Speaking to The Internet Initiatives Development Fund on startup investing in the United States
  • How to move your startup to the USA and get accepted by a top US startup accelerator…

    How to move your startup to the USA and get accepted by a top US startup accelerator…

    Building your company in the United States can be a great idea – we have resources, expertise, and a quickly growing startup and entrepreneurship industry. In my role as Investment Manager at Boomtown Accelerator in Boulder, Colorado, I review a wide variety of applications to the Boomtown Accelerator Program from startups all over the world, […] >>>

  • Coming home to the Igloo Home Deadbolt 02

    Coming home to the Igloo Home Deadbolt 02

    Smarlocks, compatible with smart home, are increasingly popular lately. Major brands like Kwikset and Schlage make consumer focused models with basic features and a focus on basic smarthome access – but Igloohome has gone much farther than that with the IglooHome Deadbolt 02. This smart lock not only adds a keypad for owner access via […] >>>

  • Aftershokz Trekz Titanium headphones conduct sound through your bones

    Aftershokz Trekz Titanium headphones conduct sound through your bones

    Bluetooth sports headphones are common nowadays – I personally have a few pairs of them, and they’re cheap and readily accessible for a basic pair. To innovate in this space, a company needs to do something special – and Aftershokz may have done just that. Their Trekz Titanium are an interesting take on sports headphones […] >>>

  • 9 Countries, 1 Month, 1 Small Backpack. Here’s How I Did It.

    The past month I’ve been traveling in Europe, attending a number of industry conferences, and working remotely. I hit 9 countries on my journey, ranging from the warm and comfortable surrounds of Lisbon, Portugal to sketchy divided border towns of Kosovo and Serbia to frozen arctic dreamlands of Iceland in the dead of winter – […] >>>

  • Cyprus: Divided

    Cyprus: Divided

    In June of this year (2017), I explored Cyprus – both the southern Cypriot side, as well as the northern Turkish-controlled side. A few videoclips and photos from my discovery of the border areas, mountains, and other interesting quirks. >>>

  • Panoramas from Israel

    Panoramas from Israel

    This summer I spent a few days visiting Israel as part of my University of Denver MBA program. A few panoramas and a video clip. >>>

  • Exploring Prague

    Exploring Prague

    This past summer in the end of May, I visited Prague, Czech Republic with my University of Denver Daniels MBA program class. This was right after my trip to Saudi Arabia and Austria, and was the start of our MBA Program International Business Segment. We had a great time meeting with local businesses and exploring […] >>>

  • Reviewing the Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Ceramic Clous De Paris Wristwatch on Wristwatch Review

    Reviewing the Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Ceramic Clous De Paris Wristwatch on Wristwatch Review

    I published a quick writeup of the Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Ceramic Clous De Paris on Wristwatch Review >>>

  • Viewing the Total Solar Eclipse, August 21st, 2017

    Viewing the Total Solar Eclipse, August 21st, 2017

    A few of my shots, and NASA’s map from today’s spectacular Total Solar Eclipse, which I viewed from Guernsey, Wyoming. >>>

  • Speaking on the Triple Bottom Line at University of Denver Margery Reed Hall

    Speaking on the Triple Bottom Line at University of Denver Margery Reed Hall

    This week, in conjunction with me Executive MBA at the University of Denver Daniels College of Business, I, along with my great team, gave a talk on the work we’ve been doing with Accendo Solutions to bring solar power and satellite internet to two remote villages in Bolivia.     >>>

  • Speaking at Longmont Startup Week – That Which Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

    Speaking at Longmont Startup Week – That Which Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

    Last week I had a great time moderating the “That Which Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger” panel for Longmont Startup Week 2017. Event Description Being an entrepreneur is challenging in many regards and one of challenges is managing the ups and downs that come from starting and running a business. While the  media loves […] >>>

  • A Day in Vienna, Austria

    A Day in Vienna, Austria

    A few quick snaps from a day of walking around Vienna, Austria – 2017-05-23   >>>

  • Building Startups and Collaboration at the Innovation to Impact Forum, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    Building Startups and Collaboration at the Innovation to Impact Forum, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    This week I was honored to attend the Innovation to Impact for at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Innovation to Impact is a one-day roundtable event that was hosted by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEA) and King […] >>>

  • Moderating Boulder Startup Week 2017’s Future Tech Photography 2.0 Panel

    Moderating Boulder Startup Week 2017’s Future Tech Photography 2.0 Panel

    Today I was honored to work with a great group of industry experts in moderating the Boulder Startup Week 2017 “Future Tech Photography 2.0” Panel at Riverside in Boulder, Colorado. We discussed a number of topics related to future media and photography. Thanks to photo experts Marc Morris, Ian Glass, Matt Treece and Kevin Owocki […] >>>

  • Exploring Brussels and Bruges, Belgium

    Exploring Brussels and Bruges, Belgium

    A few pics from a recent trip to explore Brussels and Bruges, Belgium. >>>

  • Moderating New York Travel Festival’s Technology in Travel Startups Panel

    Moderating New York Travel Festival’s Technology in Travel Startups Panel

    This year at the 2017 New York Travel Festival, I moderated the Technology in Travel Startups Panel. The panelists I spoke with were: Genna Gold, Manager of Local Business Outreach, Yelp Inc. Susan Black, CEO, CIE Tours John Matson, Digital Director, Voyager HQ   Topics covered in our 40 minute discussion included: Building community with […] >>>

  • Boomtown Partners with Comcast NBCUniversal to Launch The Farm Startup Accelerator in Atlanta

    Boomtown Partners with Comcast NBCUniversal to Launch The Farm Startup Accelerator in Atlanta

    I’m proud to share the news that Boomtown, where I work as Dealflow and Investment Manager, has partnered with Comcast NBCUniversal to launch The Farm Startup Accelerator in Atlanta, the latest initiative as part of LIFT Labs for Entrepreneurs. Our official press release: COMCAST NBCUNIVERSAL ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF STARTUP ACCELERATOR “THE FARM” Located in The […] >>>

  • Lima Ultra Review  – Do I Need A Personal Cloud?

    Lima Ultra Review – Do I Need A Personal Cloud?

    Most of my data nowadays resides in “The Cloud”.. a nebulous term for the remote server I use to store data, which then goes and syncs on all my devices. I personally use a combination of Google Drive and iCloud – although there are lots of others out there. I pay Google and Apple a […] >>>

  • Carlock Car Tracking Device Review

    Carlock Car Tracking Device Review

    Nowadays most cars are smart enough to offer GPS navigation, emergency assistance, and a wide range of other “connected drive” features. They’re even able to offer 3rd party tracking via app integrations available on Apple Carplay and other in-car computer systems. However, if your car doesn’t offer built in tracking apps, or you need to […] >>>

  • Analysis of Human Capital Management Strategy for Vail Resorts

    Analysis of Human Capital Management Strategy for Vail Resorts

    Slides from an analysis of the human capital management plan for Vail Resorts, done during my MBA Human Capital Management class as a group project and presentation. >>>

  • Moderating the Longmont NewTech eCommerce Technology Panel

    Moderating the Longmont NewTech eCommerce Technology Panel

    This evening I had the opportunity to moderate a discussion panel on emerging technologies in eCommerce, as part of the Longmont, Colorado NewTech group, in collaboration with the Longmont Economic Development Partnership. We had a great crowd of about 50 people at the Longmont Museum, and covered a wide range of topics. Moderator – Jeffrey […] >>>

  • Jabra Elite Sport Headphones Review – Truly Wireless

    Jabra Elite Sport Headphones Review – Truly Wireless

    Wires are out, and wireless is in when you’re on the go – both sound and power and now going truly wireless. The Jabra Elite Sport Headphones are truly wireless headphones that make a great companion for workouts, commutes, and chats.  What It Is The Jabra Elite Sport headphones are sport headphones with no wires.Each […] >>>

  • Noyce Lightning Cable Review – It’s Long!

    Noyce Lightning Cable Review – It’s Long!

    Noyce Labs sent me their 4 Meter (13 ft) long USB>Lightning cable for testing. It’s the longest spec-compliant cable out there, and works great. The cable seems well constructed and durable, the connection is solid, and it comes with a nice leather wrap to keep the cable tied up when not in use. I currently […] >>>