Memos from October 2012


The Takeaway from Platform Talks: jeffstaple

I was for­tu­nate enough to attend the first-ever “Plat­form Talks” with jeffstaple1 here in Mani­la. For those that couldn’t attend, here’s a quick­strike of high­lights through­out this “ordi­nary” Tues­day, Octo­ber 30th after­noon…

Con­tin­ue read­ing →

  1. Founder and Cre­ative Direc­tor of Sta­ple Design and Reed Space. []

Inspiration — Eddie Huang of Baohaus

Eddie Huang of Bao­haus NYC, in his talk dur­ing Big Oma­ha 2012 (May 11) pre­sent­ed by Microsoft BizS­park. Pret­ty fun­ny, and inspir­ing stuff.

YouTube Preview Image

Huang is a writer, chef, entre­pre­neur and TV per­son­al­i­ty based in New York City. He is best known as the chef and own­er of Bao­Haus, which has received crit­i­cal acclaim and cov­er­age from The New York Times, The New York Post, CNN, NBC, CBS, The Vil­lage Voice, Town & Coun­try, XXL, The Source, Com­plex, Entre­pre­neur, The Wall Street Jour­nal and many oth­er out­lets. Eddie earned a flaw­less “$25 and Under” review from The New York Times, “Best Bun 2010” from New York, “Best Fries” from Time­Out New York 2010 and Top 10 Eats The Vil­lage Voice.

Con­tin­ue read­ing →

Inspiration — #Startup Stories

Inter­est­ing and edu­ca­tion­al series by NASDAQ & NY Tech Meet­up:

#Start­up Sto­ries is a video series by NASDAQ and New York Tech Meet­up, fea­tur­ing founders from star­tups like foursquare, Bit­ly, Birch­box and War­by Park­er, shar­ing per­son­al sto­ries about build­ing their com­pa­nies.

Con­tin­ue read­ing →