Like many startups, my company put very little thought into marketing or business development. To us, they were activities you would only engage in if you had a weak product. We had a great product roadmap and were poised to own the software development work market. But halfway into a pitch with a renowned VC in San Francisco, the VC threw up his hands. “Why do you TechStars and YC guys always think everything is a product problem?” he asked. “Don’t you realize you have a marketing problem on your hands?”
under-radar-mag:

The Very Best, aka Malawian singer Esau Mwamwaya and London-based producer Johan Hugo, has announced the release of MTMTMK, the follow-up to their breakthrough 2009 LP Warm Heart of Africa. (via The Very Best Announce New Album | Under The Radar)

under-radar-mag:

The Very Best, aka Malawian singer Esau Mwamwaya and London-based producer Johan Hugo, has announced the release of MTMTMK, the follow-up to their breakthrough 2009 LP Warm Heart of Africa. (via The Very Best Announce New Album | Under The Radar)

laughingsquid:

Just Like Us, A Solo Art Exhibition of New Work by Mike Mitchell
I love this Airia Desk by Herman Miller. A sleek modernized version of a drafting table.

I love this Airia Desk by Herman Miller. A sleek modernized version of a drafting table.

Found old photo of Kofi Annan and I, circa 1999. We both had goatees! (Taken with Instagram at United Nations)

Found old photo of Kofi Annan and I, circa 1999. We both had goatees! (Taken with Instagram at United Nations)

Ai Wei Wei (Taken with Instagram at Mary Boone Gallery)

Ai Wei Wei (Taken with Instagram at Mary Boone Gallery)

"New York’s Picture Newspaper" (Taken with Instagram at David Zwirner Gallery)

"New York’s Picture Newspaper" (Taken with Instagram at David Zwirner Gallery)

ibcreative-blog:

Millennium Enterpsire.

ibcreative-blog:

Millennium Enterpsire.

laughingsquid:

Copilot by Greg Peltz
condenasttraveler:

Kingdom Come | Abu Dhabi’s white-marble Sheikh Zayed Mosque

condenasttraveler:

Kingdom Come | Abu Dhabi’s white-marble Sheikh Zayed Mosque

laughingsquid:

Repurposed Bicycle Bathroom Vanity
laughingsquid:

X-Ray Image of a Christmas Tree & Presents by Nick Veasey
laughingsquid:

Nose Thief
Remembering our trip to Brazil after finally developing the film. Real photo prints from a proper camera have something special iPhone photos don’t. (Taken with instagram)

Remembering our trip to Brazil after finally developing the film. Real photo prints from a proper camera have something special iPhone photos don’t. (Taken with instagram)