Over the past 2 years I have been sending personal network updates.

​When people or companies come to me for advice, the number one thing I tell them is — start a network update. Keep me updated.

It is by far the biggest example of leverage that I have ever…


I have recently gone through a string of bad hires, a problem we as an organisation have rapidly learned from (set candidates homework people!). ​And as every hire hasn’t worked out I’ve looked back at their resume (CV for the English in the room) and wondered what did I miss…


​In this post I want to go over and organise a tonne of thoughts I have swirling around in my mind about the term Go-to-Market, what it actually means and what a great and a bad Go-to-Market looks like.

By playing the famous Ben Horowitz good/bad frame, I hope that…


No. It didn’t come to me like a bolt of lightning. In truth I wasn’t looking for a new business idea.

Those close to me know I am still bruised from my last venture (Flex) and when I feel like I have discovered a problem/product that simply must be built…


Full disclosure I’m going to write about banking and moving money. Not only that but this whole adventure is inspired by the hair-loss inducing frustration I experience when I try to move money between banks in the US.

Seems odd am amirite? Well not if you were brought up on…


The sharing economy narrative:

  • Technology was supposed to unlock all of our assets
  • We were supposed to borrow each others stuff easily
  • Stores were going to need a new business model as people stopped buying stuff

Market trends I’ve been thinking about that make this relevant:

  • There is growing movement…

So instead of a VA which seems odd — theirs big privacy issues — There could be a digital virtual assistant and all you need to do is cc them in when you make the intro.

Domain intros.cc is available. It could totally be Mattquinn@intros.cc or connection@intros.cc


The above example shouldn’t really be an issue right? Except that It has now happened more than once and when describing my struggles with my own imposter syndrome I’m tired of people thinking I’m calling myself an imposter haha.

I’m starting to believe, sadly, that we live in a post…


I’ve wanted to write down some thoughts for quite a while on the news of the fitbit acquisition by google, the current state of play with the Apple watch and how, in my opinion, with the right set up and investment fit bit can be transformed and put the Apple…


Last week I had an interaction with a founder looking for advice/feedback on the product he was building, that just threw me.

He was building a new diet/food tracking app and the tagline was “The food tracker for food lovers”

I pushed him on its meaning and how with so…

Matthew Quinn

📈 & 💰 & 🏗 Londoner in the Valley. Prev 2x founder — Take joy in advising others to avoid my mistakes. The Dogfather.

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