8 October 2014Thanks to Bruno at TED pointing out the phenomenon, I rose early to see the moonset and sunrise during the rare phenomenon of a penumbral lunar eclipse. To see the photographs and learn more about this phenomenon, click here or go to http://www.mjskok.com/gallery/moonset-and-sunrise-rio
7 October 2014
The Startup Secrets series of workshops are set to kick off the Fall program at Harvard iLabs on October 15th with a workshop entitiled: How To Be Mentored. Now in its third year, the idea behind this series is to create a framework for entrepreneurs and innovators to think through some of the key steps that could accelerate their success in starting a business. Michael Skok invites technology all stars to join him to deliver case studies that illustrate real life learnings.
16 September 2014
IntroductionBelow are the slides from my talk at Business of Software today and links to all the resources I've referred to.
OutlineBack in 2003 I'd developed an investment thesis entitled, "Everything as a Service". Based on this, I was lucky enough to back a great team to start a company called Demandware (NYSE: DWRE). Demandware was the first company to build a best-of-breed SaaS eCommerce platform -- offering retailers the ability to focus on their core competence of merchandising, not infrastructure and software.