Finding The Love of my Life

Finding The Love of my Life

One day before our wedding at the Central Park Boathouse on October 10th, 2015, a heavy rainstorm drenched the city with a solid layer of water along with ominous clouds that were lit up by lightning and a ferocious wind that made you feel the impact of each thunderous drop.

The wedding rehearsal dinner was on this treacherous night;  I feared the next day, our wedding day, would be similar in nature.

Our relationship only started a couple months prior, in the spring of 2015. Ihad just flown into the city from Hawaii the previous day. It was my weekly commute. 

Immigration policies and the new susceptibility of US tech dominance

Immigration policies and the new susceptibility of US tech dominance

The recent debacle on the news about immigration has me thinking about America’s fascination with the cult of the hero who triumphs against all odds. This kind of mythical folklore is what panders to our competitive capitalist society to uphold the “survival of the fittest” business practices. It is an inspiring and uplifting myth but does't tell the whole story. What is missing is the part of the story that illustrates the inevitable hardships, failures and persistence one must endure in order to “make it.”

The 800lb Dragon in the room: China’s remarkable climb to dominance through VC hustle.

The 800lb Dragon in the room: China’s remarkable climb to dominance through VC hustle.

At face value, the level of China’s foreign direct investment appears expected.

An unprecedented occurrence of the first generation, disposable wealth and a growing recognition of its historical lag in technological innovation. What else is it supposed to do?

Housing market uncertainty acts as a forcing function. Venture and private equity outlets are only natural, next options...right?