Why losing 130,000€ made me the happiest man alive (Part 1)

Some time ago, I was finally able to get rid of my house and the associated mortgage and account in Spain. I’m a free man now. However, this catharsis has come at a price. Concretely, 130,000€. That’s the money I’ve lost, all things considered, as a result of buying my house in Spain more than 13 years ago. In this blog post series, I want…

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I want my company to be a Zebra, not a Unicorn. Here’s why.

If you’ve been reading my blog, you know I have never been a huge fan of the classical startup scene. Recently I stumbled upon a website devoted to Zebras, startups who opt for a different entrepreneurial path. One based on sustainability and long-term profitability as opposed to exponential growth aimed at a big exit. A more respectful model for the consumers, the entrepreneurial ecosystem, and…

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Democracy [MBP]

Democracy is the illusion that queens and kings don’t exist anymore. It’s the fallacy of thinking that by owning an iPhone, receiving a monthly paycheck, and choosing who’s gonna rule your life for the next four years, you get to decide. That we are all equal. That you are free. “Microblogging pills” is an experiment: short posts containing random thoughts that cross my mind. Without…

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