Dave Lewis

What your startup needs to know about flash mobs

Blog Post created by Dave Lewis Employee on Feb 9, 2015

I write a lot about security. In fact I've been blogging in one form or another now since the 90s. It is a hobby that turned into a career and I'm rather pleased about that.


One of the great things about this job is that I write about security for external sites. Today I am pleased to share that I have begun writing for a publication that is based in Singapore called e27. This is a publication that focuses on tech startups in the region.


Here is a quick excerpt from my first post on e27.


"There is nothing quite as exhilarating as working for a startup. The adrenaline rush from the long hours and drive towards a great idea. I’ve experienced that at one point in my career and I did enjoy the rush.


When you’re working for an organization where the CTO can also be the same person who orders lunch for the team, you know that you’re in an environment where literally anything can happen. It is a labour of love and you have to possess a strong constitution to enjoy the ride.


When a tech startup is just getting started, it has limited resources. Too few people doing too many jobs at once. It produces a mental image of a flying Rube Goldberg machine in many ways. Both beautiful and frightening to watch at the same time. There is an adrenaline rush that comes from working in a startup environment. Building something from nothing always has a wonderful appeal..."


For the entire post you can find it here on e27.