I’m starting to mess up again. I’m starting something without a clear goal in mind. Tldr: Long post ahead. Need to set a clear goal, measure and move on. This morning I listened to “Startup for the rest of us” Noah a very good internet business person / marketer was giving advice on how to grow … Continue reading Messy

Silent Evidence

That year, I turned 30. There’s an old Chinese saying: ‘At 30, one stands firm.’ Yet, I couldn’t even support myself. What could I do? Keep waiting, or give up my movie-making dream? My wife gave me invaluable support. via Ang Lee: A Never-Ending Dream | What Shih Said I find myself in this quote. … Continue reading Silent Evidence

The Founder

Just finish watching the show “The Founder”. It’s about how MacDonald got started. Here’s a few thing I learn from watching the show: Business is war Be ruthless Be persistence Contracts are like hearts, they are meant to be broken Don’t depend on contracts, do not even depend on handshake Be in the property business … Continue reading The Founder

build something? let people know.

We did many planning discussion. We questioned what is the benefit of users after they use the app for a while? What is the utility aspect that make early adopter start to use the app? ... These are all very important question, but we haven't think about how users will find out our app? How … Continue reading build something? let people know.

Intraix Onwards To The Promised Land?

This start of 2013 has really been amazing for Intraix. We have our Home Energy Monitoring app launch with South West CDC on 27 Feb 2013. And this week, we signed a partnership deal with Smart Integration from Japan. This is definitely an exciting time for us. But I stop and start to look at the famous Paul Graham's startup curve, where … Continue reading Intraix Onwards To The Promised Land?

It’s doomsday and I’m blogging.

Initially I wanted to write a blog post titled my unexpected journey 2012 before doomsday. So I took some hours off yesterday thinking how should I start and this morning I started to craft the post, hopping I have it out in the evening . But something happen today, my Mac went dead. It went … Continue reading It’s doomsday and I’m blogging.

A great way to build software is to start out by solving your own problems

A great way to build software is to start out by solving your own problems. You will be the target audience and you will know what's important and what's not This quote is from an ebook "Getting Real" by 37signals. It's free and have lots of interesting perspective on why you should not follow the … Continue reading A great way to build software is to start out by solving your own problems