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Farewell, Carlo

It’s with great sadness that I write this last post at MobHappy, with the announcement that my blogging partner and friend, Carlo Longino, died over the weekend, losing his long fight with cancer. He was only 39. I’ve known Carlo since around 2003 when he was Executive Editor of The Feature, an early, brave blogging […]

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Director of Engineering

One of my deeply respected old AdMob colleagues – so respected I’m investing in his startup – is looking for a UK-based Director of Engineering and a Professional Mechanical Engineer Expert Witness. This spot has to be the most stressful one in the business, that´s why many people with this job have had to file […]

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Raising Series A? How to Get Overseas Funding

My UK Government role is to help the best UK Tech startups supplement their funding with overseas investment. It’s a free service and I’m often asked what criteria we apply when assessing who we can help and this blog post gives a broad answer to that question. Generally, the kinds of companies we can help […]

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My New Job

It’s been about two years since I left Google following the AdMob acquisition and as I forecast here at the time (http://mobhappy.com/blog1/2011/03/30/on-a-personal-note/) I’ve been practicing a portfolio career of being a very active angel investor (Ballpark Ventures has about 25 investments), mentoring at Springboard (soon to be TechStars), doing various Speaking gigs and being a […]

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Palringo is a Top 50 Download Ever!

I’m a non-Exec Director of the insanely successful UK-based group messaging service, Palringo. Like many UK companies, they lack headlines and mindshare, but quietly get on with being doing the business. Need I say more than this? Congrats to the Palringo team! —–>Follow us on Twitter too: @russellbuckley and @caaarlo

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