April 2013

Starting a Food Company

by Adam on April 28, 2013

I was attending a conference recently and an idea struck me about the best way to actually have success when starting a food company (or perhaps any company in general). While it isn’t the most optimistic assessment of the landscape for entrepreneurship, it is something that I keep coming back to. One of the key […]


The New Ask: Please Let Me Invest

by Adam on April 23, 2013

I was meeting with an entrepreneur recently, talking with him about a raise he recently completed and the investors he had onboard for his current round. It quickly became clear that at some point he’d need more money. It was an interesting company, one that indeed I could potentially see an opportunity in. The conversation […]


The Economics of Change

by Adam on April 19, 2013

For some reason, I’ve been thinking a lot recently about economics and the use of resources to exact change in our lives and our world. When I drilled all the way down, I came to realize that there is a bottom-line to which all resources can be simplified, which basically comes down to: Time Money […]


Assembled Food

by Adam on April 14, 2013

This past weekend in NYC, I had the great opportunity to participate in the General Assembly Assembled Food event, a one-day exploration of the intersection of food + technology from the entrepreneurs point of view. For those that aren’t familiar, General Assembly is a co-working space provider that helps to foster relationships with startups and […]


Crafting Content for a Young (New) Writer

by Adam on April 10, 2013

I was attending the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Conference this past weekend in San Francisco. The organization itself is a “big tent” in the culinary world, engaging food writers, authors, media, publishers, agents, bloggers, and to some extent, chefs. Each year, the annual conference has a particular theme…appropriately, this year’s was “Dirt to […]

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Google at Your Door

by Adam on April 6, 2013

What the hell? Can someone please tell me why Google is getting into the local delivery business? Are pizza boys and post office workers a crowd that Google wants to associate with? http://www.businessinsider.com/googles-going-into-the-delivery-business-2013-3 Thank goodness there’s the article, lest you all think I’m crazy. That’s right, the company known for its digitization of all the […]


Amazon Acquires Goodreads

by Adam on April 1, 2013

I’m a bit late covering the recent news of Amazon’s acquisition of GoodReads, but I feel like it’s something we’ll be talking about for days to come, so I don’t feel all that bad. For those of you who missed out, here is the news from a more official source: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/retailing/article/56575-amazon-buys-goodreads.html What fun! So Amazon […]