Aaron M. Roy
Launching products, building start-ups, and lots of bicycling
Here are my thoughts, frank opinions, and ideas on whatever strikes my fancy.
3 weeks ago
In appreciation of the internet
What a time to be alive! We’re in the early stages of a global pandemic with covid-19. The stock markets are searching for a bottom amidst skyrocketing infection and death rates. And at least here in NYC, we’re doing our best to practice ...
6 months ago
Why startups should focus on staying alive
For the first few years of any company’s existence, people are naturally skeptical of its ability to endure. Especially in the B2B space, Enterprise and SMBs have no desire to purchase from a young company that may fold up shop as soon as the ink d...
8 months ago
Researching student loan products
We all know student loans suck but are you familiar with how much they actually impact our society? Student loan debt is now the second-highest consumer debt category – behind only mortgage debt – and higher than both credit cards and auto loans....
10 months ago
Insights from the first month as a founder
As I wrap up my first full month of being back full-time in the start-up game at Wami, here are 3 insights/reminders that I think may help my fellow founders and early employees: 1. Always remember to ruthlessly prioritize. I have a million things I ...
1 year ago
Some of my favorite products in 2018
With 2018 just about to come to a close, what better way to spend a rainy Sunday morning in Brooklyn then to list out a few of my favorite products I used this year. In no particular order… Byword – This Mac-only app is how I’m typing and p...
2 years ago
3D Printing and Guns
A few quick thoughts on 3D Printed (3DP) guns, now that Defense Distributed is on the precipice of being able to distribute gun designs on their site, although as of August 1, 2018, they were halted from distribution by a temporary restraining order ...