Friday, October 24, 2008
Technology shouldn't strangle us
After many weeks of unpleasant experiences we finally decided to pull the plug on PayPal payment services. We will refund all PayPal processed orders received in the last 2 weeks, and ask customers to re-submit their payments using Google Checkout or Moneybookers.com
We are in good company, unfortunately. High volume and being a new player in the PC market apparently is something "state-of-the-art" technology can't deal with. This was very disenchanting for the victims of hurricane Katrina, and now very unpleasant for CherryPal and their customers. Isn't technology supposed to make life easier?
Speaking of technology, green technologies in particular, I got invited to Blogradio's Innovator Radio broadcast today. If you have a minute please listen in.
Last but no least, I attended a CEO gathering at Tesla in Mountain View yesterday. Many "green technologies" CEOs complained about the lost appetite of venture capitalists since the Wall Street meltdown started several weeks ago. Whether we are in a recession or not, we all need to invest in our future, create jobs in growth industries and, of course, safe our planet. If you are interested in our "Invest Green" program or would like to invest in another green technologies companies please check this our: