Leaving Rolls-Royce

I began with one objective. To put a dent in the universe. Rolls-Royce gave me the opportunity. Now it’s time to move-on.

Week 20 in text, waking up people pretending to be asleep

The highlight of this week was being at the IOT Tribe demo day at the Science Gallery in London. 8 startups pitched to a room full of investors, VCs, and Corporate Venturing folks. There were 8 early stage startups at revenue and pre-revenue stage. A quick line on them: One particular startup in this cohort… Continue reading Week 20 in text, waking up people pretending to be asleep

A letter to my 2018

2018 has come to an end. I am facing the same problem I face every year. To write the end of year post. Usually, I write a review of how the year went. Keeping it rather formal on most occasions. Because it’s important to manage the message… I thought. Something happened this year that I… Continue reading A letter to my 2018

Platforms don’t solve problems, they sell dreams

My wife runs a small e-commerce¬†business. Selling halal gift boxes for those who follow the faith of Islam. It’s a growing niche and an untapped market for the price point she tries to match. She uses the Shopify platform to run her small business. And I have spent a number of hours on Shopify, Shopify… Continue reading Platforms don’t solve problems, they sell dreams