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Have you ever had a very busy day or week at which’s end you feel like you got absolutely nothing done? Of course you have. Just a couple of days ago I was sitting still through a guided meditation when the pre-recorded female voice said something that struck a nerve: The daily rush against the…

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I recently removed the file upload field from the ‘Apply for a job’ form on the new soon-to-be-live Ideaware website. It was a quick change, it uncluttered the form. Why did I remove it? Simple, I don’t review resumes anymore. I haven’t done so for a long time. This lead me to thinking on how Tech companies usually…

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Silicon Valley is a great place to be to start a tech company. You will have access to Angel Investors and VCs, will be able to meet up with similar minded folks and even find a mentor to help you on your way. But not all great tech companies are in the valley. Take Shopify,…

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Back in February I posted this about how many companies, “agencies” and people in general where blatantly ripping Ideaware’s site off. The post got a lot of attention from Hacker news. I got in touch with many of them, some removed their sites, some apologies, but most of them wouldn’t even reply. Some DMCA copyright notices where…

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I run a digital creative agency called Ideaware, as part of my job I receive and filter resumes looking for talent to join our team. Every once in a while I get an email from an applicant that really stands out from the rest, but most of the time I will just let them slip.…

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Last week I quit my job as CTO at koombea, I had worked there for three years and made some very good friends and built some very awesome products. First of all, I want to thank everyone over there for making it one of the most fun work experiences I’ve ever had and I also…

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