Chasing Dollars: Three failed attempts to get outside capital

This first appeared on the INFLECTION Blog

On three occasions I chased outside funding when I should have just buckled down and focused on getting consistent predictable revenue. Here are 3 of those occasions:

THE FAST LOAN

After getting a bunch of investor rejections (as mentioned in the prior blog

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If Your Dreams Don't Serve You, Let Them Go

This first appeared on the INFLECTION Blog with full images.

If your dreams don’t serve you, let them go.

One dream I had was to be a Y-Combinator (a.k.a YC) founder.

I can already read the hacker news comments: it’s just an accelerator, why does their

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If I Ran It: Profit Driven Fund (Part 2)

If I Ran It is a thought experiment series on my blog where I think about how I would run a company/fund if I was in control. Its hypothetical (for now). Previous entries in this series can be found Here and Here

In the prior post I talked about

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If I Ran It: Profit-Driven Fund (Part 1)

If I Ran It is a thought experiment series on my blog where I think about how I would run a company/fund if I was in control. Its hypothetical (for now). Previous entries in this series can be found Here and Here

I spent a large chunk of the

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Interview: Nasdaq Spotlight With Mario Armstrong

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The New Black History: Opportunity and Inspiration in Computer Science

(this post originally appears on the CSForAll medium https://medium.com/@CSforALL/the-new-black-history-opportunity-and-inspiration-in-computer-science-c82e696b0ab3)

The new black history that I’d like to see in the world is one where young people of color are inspired by technology and given the opportunity to pursue that curiosity in depth.

My earliest memories

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