Solvey Time Zones

‘Different Timezones, Different Mindzones’  -Rachel Manchester This, a phrase written by a dear friend is all too true for me at the moment as I am living on California time, 9 hours behind my girlfriend in London. It is not that Kate and I can’t...

Solvey – The Next Generation

  We are currently having a great time working with OneWave the guys who grabbed the Solvey Spotlight this year but I have to say I am very excited about many of the Solvey applicants who have continued to move forwards with their ideas and I am loving that some...

Real Work Begins #Solvey

I will make a video soon to show the journey so far including the massive experience of bringing OneWave to Vidcon but here I want to articulate the themes of work needed and how we can all work on this together! But first a few frames for the work : The Goal of...

The Risk of #Solvey

I thought I would run this whole #solvey process on my blog to ‘show my working rather than produce one surprise result. Firstly a few notes on what I have noticed. Really young average applicant age, good balance between girls and guys, reasonable global...

Serendipity

Reading Wikipedia’s notes on Serendipity are interesting, Various thoughts describing ‘A pleasant surprise’ This was an experience I had in February in Havana, Cuba which I could only describe as Serendipitous, after only a couple hours of arriving,...

Real Photos

There are many things I could tell you about my last week in the Silicon Valley meeting hundreds of fantastic entrepreneurs, Investors and Academics but there is one guy I met doing something totally unique. I was at an event and Michael was doing portraits, he had an...