6 Weird Observations on the RapGenius SEO Debacle

Posted on December 30, 2013 by in Random Thoughts

For some strange reason, I have always been infatuated w/ Rap Lyrics, which led to my instant obsession with RapGenius, the moment I first accidentally stumbled onto the site. There were very few (if any) press mentions about this awesome lyrics website that allowed the community to explain the meaning of many popular Rap lyrics…

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Playing Tom Cruise For A Day

Posted on October 10, 2012 by in Technology

The other day I got to play Tom Cruise for a few hours by experimenting with cool technology. Click above to read more.

Rising Above Fear in Your New Venture

Posted on September 10, 2012 by in Motivation

The other week, my post Rising Above Fear in Your New Venture was published by Under30CEO. Check it out and let me know what you think!

Fundraising 303: Raising Capital For Your Service Business

Posted on May 24, 2012 by in Consulting, Finance, Teaching

On June 7th, I will be teaching a class on Fundraising for Service Businesses. Here is a brief overview of the class: You have a service business. You want to raise capital / angel financing for your business but you have one major problem. You have a service business. Venture Capitalists and Angels aren’t really…

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Pros and Cons of Hiring Consultants

Posted on May 22, 2012 by in Consulting

Last week, my post The Pros and Cons of Hiring Consultants was published by Under30CEO. Be sure to to go check it out and let me know your thoughts!

Black Founders’ Entrepreneur of the Month

Posted on May 18, 2012 by in Awards

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by the good folks at Black Founders about being their inaugural entrepreneur of the month for the month of May. I feel extremely honored about this, because Black Founders is an organization I respect very much. I love their mission and everyday I get to witness the massive…

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My StartupBus Experience

Posted on April 16, 2012 by in Uncategorized

Last month, I had the pleasure of being part of the StartupBus. It was an experience I still think bout to this day and figured it’d be worth talking about the events that led up to me participating in addition to my thoughts/experience. For those of you that aren’t familiar, StartupBus is a competition where…

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The Pursuit of Happiness – Quitting my Job

Posted on August 26, 2011 by in Uncategorized

These next few weeks will mark the beginning of era for me. In two weeks (September 9th) I will be joining the jobless masses! On a serious note, I will be leaving my company of 4+ years, MyVest, to pursue my own company, Digitalvaliance, full-time. I am very excited for the future path that lies…

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Digitalvaliance App in the news

Posted on August 25, 2011 by in Mobile

A few months ago, my company, Digitalvaliance had the pleasure of redesigning the Bipper bSafe Android Mobile App. It was our first mobile design project and we were very pleased with the outcome (and so was Bipper). We recently came across a newsclip (Bipper shared it with us) that extols the app we designed! It’s…

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Why I probably won’t sign your NDA

Posted on July 25, 2011 by in Legal

Over the years, I have been approached several times with some interesting ideas. Some have piqued my interest, while others have been terrible. Many up and coming entrepreneurs are pursuing misguided efforts to force potential business partners, developers or team members to sign NDAs before they divulge their ‘million dollar idea’ (to avoid being ‘zucked‘)….

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