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31 Things I Learned Traveling in Europe

I had not been to Europe in 13 years, crazy right? That’s why I was so thrilled to represent San Francisco at the Annual Curator’s Meeting of the Global Shapers of the World Economic Forum and then travel for a few days in Rome. While reflecting on my trip, I wanted to share 31 things […]

New Year’s Resolutions Revisited

Now that it is the end of July, I want to revisit my New Year’s Resolutions to see how I’ve been doing. As opposed to a completely new post (especially for those who did not read my original resolutions) I thought it would be fun to annotate my old post.  Resolution 1  5 Year Vision: […]

My Favorite Cheap Food Places in the Peninsula

This is a bit different from what I usually write about, but I’ve had enough people ask me for food suggestions to do it. I have now lived in the Peninsula (which to me means Redwood City – Sunnyvale) for almost 9 years and being someone that loves food, I have tried most of the […]

FB Login and What We Learned from our Show HN

Hello Hacker News, 2 weeks ago we put up a Show HN a few weeks ago titled: Show HN: It’s hard to make friends offline, so we built a solution (letsbeamigos.com). Though the post was relatively popular (97 points and 180+ comments), we made a few product mistakes that made our Show HN not as successful as it […]

Two startup cliches I hate the most

The first step is always the hardest, admitting you have a problem. After chatting with hundreds  of entrepreneurs I am ready to admit we all have the same problem – we keep using the same clichés and they drive me crazy. This may be the beginning of a series of posts on clichés, but these […]

Keep your New Year’s Resolutions by starting small

Who invented the New Year’s resolution? If Hallmark invented card-giving holidays, maybe the resolution was invented by 24 Hour Fitness?  There is nothing wrong with having large, ambitious goals – it’s just sad to see so many discarded because people don’t know where to begin. For me, the only type of New Year’s resolution that […]