Will the next Twitter raise its money from billboards? (Probably not)

Since my last post, some month and a half ago, I have become quite acclimated with living here in Singapore. I have traveled quite extensively throughout my life but I have never spent a substantial amount of time in this part of the world – even when I fly back…

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Stepping off of my flight in my very buttoned down attire – sandals, shorts and t-shirt combo – I was greeted by the overbearing, almost insufferable, heat that only this part of Asia could provide. It was quite literally the warmest welcome I have ever received. An atmosphere guided by…

What Funding Meetings Taught Me About Startup Pitches

The day I decided I wanted to spearhead my own projects and watch things materialize from a mere concept, was the day I first discovered the world of venture financing. I was in high school. Business jargons didn’t hold much klout for me and I did not understand their relevance…

Evening with Tesla CEO, Elon Musk: Future of Innovation

Last night I had the opportunity to volunteer at an event with Elon Musk, organized by Pando Daily, here in Los Angeles. I have always really admired Elon — whether it’s the Tony Stark like ingenuity or his down-to-earth modest (why be modest? he’s Iron Man in the flesh!); Elon…