The Power of the Crowd: Kickstarter Story

10 years ago, the thought of getting hundreds of people to fund you for your personal project may be considered impossible. But nowadays it’s happening more and more on Kickstarter. The site helps creative projects from making documentary movies, band project, video games, computer or smartphone accessories, you name it.  The concept is dead simple: Read More


The Business of Humor

I love distractions, I watched a lot of CollegeHumor videos and have spent countless hours wasted on 9gag. These time wasters are a blast to enjoy and are in fact serious money maker. Humor is an industry, an industry that most people took for granted. CollegeHumour made USD 4.2 million in ad revenue the first Read More


How different should you be?

No I’m not going to talk about being original and all that, I still think originality is overrated. But you definitely need to stand out among the competition right? Then you need to be different. How different? Well it really depends on what you’re doing. So maybe I can cook up some example to give Read More


Investors Need To Say NO More Often

In all my years of doing business, I’ve met with a lot of investors locally and internationally. They are mostly uber rich,  good-mannered, easy to talk guy and they love to share their knowledge (not their money). They look like an average guy, but usually with a fancier suit. They are NOT SCARY AT ALL. Read More


Originality is overrated

Originality is overrated, there I said it. Yesterday I wrote about the clone king coming to town, not so long ago Zynga the game company giant shamelessly rip-off Tiny Tower and also a desktop game Super Crate Box “heavily inspired” the iPhone game Muffin Knight. This 3 stories are just a small examples showing one Read More