Author Archives: Mark Solon

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The Toughest Person I Know

Two years ago, our dear friend (and my incredible assistant) Denise shared that she had been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. It had metastasized to other organs and she would have to undergo very aggressive treatments immediately. We were … Continue reading

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This Is What The Apocalypse Looks Like?

Back in Q1, you couldn’t swing a dead cat without hitting someone advising startups that the world, as they knew it, was coming to an end. Venture dollars flowing to startups had decreased from $16B in Q3 ’15 to $12B … Continue reading

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Finding Obsession in Iceland

A few weeks ago, I was fortunate to spend two weeks in Iceland, a country I’ve long wanted to visit. My trip began with Startup Iceland, the annual event run by my friend┬áBala Kamallakhara. It was a terrific few days, … Continue reading

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A Little Grace In The Middle Of Some Mayhem

A Little Grace In The Middle Of Some Mayhem Continue reading

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