Monthly archives: April, 2018

These common mistakes make tech startups less fundable, according to a VC

Throughout my nearly three-decade career in the venture capital industry, I’ve had the privilege of meeting innovative teams and looking at next-generation products on a daily basis — especially in areas such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, cybersecurity, and virtual reality. Today’s tech startup landscape is vibrant and exciting, but it’s also important to underscore …

4 great occasions to start your business’ video strategy

There’s a myriad of online marketing strategists writing tons of tips on their blogs to help entrepreneurs get a bang for their bucks from digital media — while simultaneously using those strategies to get their message to you. So, what strategy do these mentors themselves follow to reach their prospects and promote their services? Well, …

How UX helped this designer learn English

A little background info about me: I was born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil, where I lived more than 20 years of my life. In Brazil, we all speak Portuguese, everyday and everywhere, and less than 3% of the population speak English fluently. Brazilians take mandatory English classes in school, but for a number …

Valve acquires indie game studio Campo Santo, plans to move Firewatch maker to Seattle region

Valve Software, the Bellevue-based mega-developer behind the Steam online storefront, as well as Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, and Defense of the Ancients 2 (aka DotA 2), has quietly acquired Campo Santo, the San Francisco-based indie developer known for the award-winning first-person adventure game Firewatch. Camp Santo confirmed the news in a post on its official …