The Miami Tech Scene Is Heating Up

Juan Lopez Salaberry is an entrepreneur-turned VC. After a stint at 500 Startups, he is now back in the field and blogs from mindthegap.co. More posts by this contributor: How to join the network Miami is a city of many traits. Historically recognized for the sun, beach and tourists of South Beach, it has now become […]

Livestream’s $399 Movi Brings Multi-Camera Polish Into A Pocket-Sized Package

If you’re a regular person looking to shoot some video, it’s hard to complain about the many, many options available. Heck, the iPhone camera is good enough at this point that it’s been used to shoot a critically acclaimed feature film. But unless you’re a video professional, there’s still one big limitation — you’re probably recording with […]

The Miami Tech Scene Is Heating Up

Juan Lopez Salaberry is an entrepreneur-turned VC. After a stint at 500 Startups, he is now back in the field and blogs from mindthegap.co. More posts by this contributor: How to join the network Miami is a city of many traits. Historically recognized for the sun, beach and tourists of South Beach, it has now become […]

Hem.com Is On The Block, Swiss Furniture Maker Vitra Likely Buyer

It looks like another chapter is in the works for Hem, the home design startup headed by Jason Goldberg that first emerged as a pivot from the Fab.com design marketplace in 2014. We’ve heard from multiple sources that Hem.com has been trying to sell itself and that Vitra, a high-end furniture company based in Switzerland, is currently in the frame to buy it. […]

A Wake-Up Call To Fight Government Surveillance

Look around any crowded place nowadays and it’s quite clear that many of us have literally become prisoners of our own devices: smartphones, tablets, laptops — anything and everything with an Internet connection. Our lifestyles practically require us to always be on, and connected to everyone else. That means at any point in the day, and […]

It’s The Jons 2015!

Merry Christmas! 2015 was a truly great year in technology, bringing us self-driving electric cars, reusable orbital rockets, the rise of precision gene editing… and some lesser achievements. Since nothing of interest will happen in the next four days, I have decided to jump the gun; today I announce my annual dubious achievement awards, named, […]

The Freelancer Generation: Why Startups And Enterprises Need To Pay Attention

Gone are the days of the 40-hour work week that kept us at work eight hours a day (I find that most startup founders or business owners in Silicon Valley work 50-60 hours a week). Freelancing is becoming the accepted norm of the startup world. As more startups are starting to use the millions of freelancers, […]