Are you a Seattle voter? Are you interested in #privacy? Please watch this important 2019 TED Talk about who is tracking you, and how this may interfere with our Democracy. Yes, even in Seattle… "My question to you is, is this what you want? Is this how you want history to remember you? As the … More Seattle 2019: is your Election at Risk?
Wonder what we’ve been up to?
It’s been a while since we lifted the curtain a bit to chat about this little project… … More News You Can Trust? (#truth)
Well hello there! It’s been a while since we updated the blog… but please don’t worry- in the background, the team has been working away dutifully on our customers’ future. Here’s just a sampling of some of the things that have been going on for the last ++month at Gondola. Y-Combinator Startup School From Sam … More Our Little (#startup) Secret…
On Friday, Feb 10 more than 90 attendees gathered in Amazon’s Arizona Building in South Lake Union to participate in EuroSeattle Startup Weekend, 2017. This 3 day event is run by the Tech Stars organization which also runs global accelerator programs as well as the StartUp Week and StartUp Weekend events that happen here in Seattle and around … More Startup Weekend (#sweuroseattle)
As a relatively young technology startup – we are very proud of the fact that one of Gondola’s core company values has always been respect for privacy of individuals. In today’s interconnected, always-on world, people often don’t realize, ignore, or otherwise overlook the fact that many ‘free’ online services today are actually being paid for with … More Your Privacy (#privacyparadox)
An axiom of the startup world is: hard work. And, when pursuing a startup dream on a limited time budget, the hard work gets even harder as a result of the schedule constraints. ‘Bootstrapping’ on a part-time basis results in many late nights – with research, design, and planning sessions stretching late into the evening… … More Burning the Midnight Oil… (#madrugada)
“Be Fearful When Others Are Greedy and Greedy When Others Are Fearful” ― Warren Buffett Looking back 10 years from now, it will be interesting to see if the year 2017 is viewed as a time of fear, greed, or some completely different emotion. Back in 2015, the Tech Stars demo night featured not only … More Fear, Greed, and #Values
Once you seriously decide to take the plunge as a startup, you realize just how many things there are to do. The excitement of the opportunity blends with the magnitude of the workload ahead. But – of all the tasks the are ahead – developing ‘the pitch’ seems critical. The simplicity of Gondola’s operating model … More The Elevator Pitch…
It’s official – we’re underway with the website. We’ve been keeping things busy with hardware and software research & design so perhaps it’s finally time to pay attention to some marketing. Look forward to building the team and sharing more details about our projects soon! 🙂