A solution for the obsolescent restaurant industry

“Dios está en todas partes pero atiende en Nueva York”  In 2013, CookUnity CEO Mateo Marietti found himself in a stranger’s home in Athens, having the conversation of his life. The stranger was Konstantinos, a Greek chef fluent in five languages and former resident of Barcelona and New York. Introduced earlier that day by a mutual acquaintance, […]


In a recent conversation with Nacho de Marco, our blog partner and super successful Argentinian entrepreneur now living in SF, the subject of advisors for a start-up came up. Everyone seems to have an advisory board. Why? And are they useful? It made me realize that having formal advisors is a very Silicon Valley construct […]

Hope dies last

“La esperanza es lo último que se pierde” In January 2015, my father passed away as a result of cancer. A professor emeritus at the University of Washington, my father had a well-lived life. He worked on the first lunar samples from the Apollo missions and made scientific discoveries such as the new mineral Ghoseite. […]