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Fart-astic

A new underwear, with a small device attached, that eliminates the odor and noise associated with the “flatus” The market size is huge and that slide will pop the eyes of the VCs hearing your pitch. Happy April 1st.

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Humor Website with Fake Tinder Profiles

Two months ago, CollegeHumor (CH Media) was sold back to its executives, after a decade of ownership under the IAC umbrella. It’s possibly because the viral Facebook traffic has dried up as the new generation of college students no longer use Facebook, or follow the news, but they’re on Snapchat chatting and using the Stories […]

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Uber of Hairdressing

At a time when we’re all stuck at our homes due to the Corona Virus, demand for O2O (offline-to-online) services like Uber Eats (or YemekSepeti in Turkey) and Instacart (or Getir in Turkey) must be through the roof. But my observation is, there remains a market that’s still underserved by the current O2O providers or […]

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BusyMail.com

Jeff Bezos jeff.bezos@busymail.com CEO Bill Gates bill.gates@busymail.com Philantrophist Marc Andreessen marc.andreessen@busymail.com VC Christopher Nolan christopher.nolan@busymail.com Movie Producer Fareed Zakaria fareed.zakaria@busymail.com Journalist BusyMail will be an exclusive email service for the top CEOs, VCs, journalists, movie producers, and philanthropists, in other words, privileged people who receive thousands of “real” emails/pitches every single day. Email’s practicality is […]

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In-Dream Advertising

More than ten years ago, I posted this on RWW as an April 1st joke. The article reads as follows: ReadWriteWeb has discovered the existence of a stealth Google project, called DreamAds. It is a very ambitious project, topping even the wireless balloons which Google is also looking into. Essentially DreamAds is Google’s latest plan to extend […]

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Finder = Tinder meets fintech

Finder is a new way to discover & buy stocks in the public markets. Here’s what it would look like, with my limited design skills: The app is a love child of Tinder and Robinhood. As we all know, Robinhood is the millennials’ app to trade cryptocurrency and public market shares. But its user-interface is […]

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Limitless, a new type of cafe/restaurant

Limitless will be a new type of coffee shop or restaurant chain, where you can order anything for a fixed price. The price will be based on the amount of time you spend at the location. If you sit there for half an hour, you pay $5; for two hours, you pay $20, or many […]

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Invisible Laundry Machine

We believe that technology is at its very best; at its most empowering when it disappears Jonathan Ive, Apple Imagine a laundry machine disguised as a wardrobe closet. Unlike the ones that we currently have at our homes, this closet looks like an Apple product; mono-color and no moving parts, except: A screen to help […]

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Disclosures

Based on some passive-aggressive comments I received on the social media, I wanted to clarify a few points, so it’s crystal-clear for all parties involved. I know, from prior experience, that such reactions are not uncommon; heck I had even missed it 🙂 Without further ado, here come the disclosures: I don’t own (or claim […]

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Casino for Millennials

Beware; this is going to be an expensive idea to build. What if there was a new Casino built entirely for the Millennial generation. Full disclosure; I’m not a gambler myself, but I’ve spent quite some time in Reno and Vegas. What I observe is that most gamblers are older, 40+ years old, folks. They […]