Opinions

Why Mark Cuban Was Wrong About my Business

Hungry Harvest is a Shark Tank-backed produce delivery service on a mission to fight food waste and end hunger. We source produce that would’ve otherwise gone to waste and deliver it in variety boxes...

5 Important Reasons Not to Raise Capital for Your Startup

I recently had dinner with co-founders of a startup who’d just raised quite a bit of money for their company, a deal which incidentally I’d passed on. The meal was fantastic: fresh salmon from...

Why Entrepreneurs Are Settling in Bali

Bali, with its tropical climate, laid-back lifestyle, beaches, jungles and cheap beer, has long been a holiday-maker’s paradise. The ‘Island of the Gods’, a province of Indonesia, is a popular playground and place of...

Myths & Facts about Entrepreneurship

Today, there is a pervasive and nearly deafening mantra insisting that you quit your job and become an entrepreneur. The collective says you should do it today because every day you wait brings you...

The Problems with Mergers & Acquisitions

As history shows in most cases, more than 50% according to many studies and research indicates M&A usually have negative implications for the acquirer rather than the acquired in terms of financial expectations versus...
Startup ideas

The Ethics of Business Copying: “Tweakers”, not Copycats

Start-up companies in a cut-throat, fast-growing business world are familiar with the accusation “copycat”, often hurled at them by bigger and more established businesses that are embittered by the fact that smaller, inexperienced teams...

P2P and the Future of Finance

P2P is now an utterance that commonly haunts and regularly hangs by the mouths of both pin-stripe suited financiers at Wall Street as well as hoodied entrepreneurs at Silicon Valley when deep discussions happen...

Do You Have To Be Smart To Be An Entrepreneur?

When I was a young boy, I didn’t like school, and I wasn’t very good at it. My poor dad, who was the head of the Hawaii school system, pushed me to do well...