There were lots of remarkable moments at the eighth Launch Festival, which ended a three-day run Wednesday at Fort Mason in San Francisco: Investor legend Peter Thiel exhorting entrepreneurs to find a space and “create a monopoly.” Pundit Glenn Beck declaring, “We don’t need the media. I trust my neighbors.” Forty or so founders taking to the stage to launch interesting new startups.
I wrote about it over at Socialmedia.biz. And above is a gallery of some of my favorite shots.
I’m in the middle of launching my own startup — Cruiseable — so when I’m not heads down working 80-100 hours a week on that I’m rubbing shoulders with other startup founders and tech luminaries. Above is a sampling of photos from the just-ended Startup Grind 2015, and here’s my writeup:
• Startup Grind: ‘Find your golden purpose’ (Socialmedia.biz)
Here are some of my favorite Photos from my October 2014 trip to Machu Picchu and Cusco, Peru, in November 2014. I was flown in to speak to a conference of Latin American journalists and decided to spend two days at the end of the trip to Cusco — only a 70-minute flight from Lima.
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