Dave Haynes

Leaving SoundCloud

closing a chapter with thoughts on the beginning and end...

Just over 5 years ago, I joined a little Berlin startup called SoundCloud. It was one of the best things I ever did. We've achieved incredible things and it's certainly not quite as little anymore. But now I need a change. I'm leaving a company that I still love and striking out to seek fresh inspiration and new challenges.

For . . .

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January 10, 2014

2013 was a crazy year for me

here's a short retrospective, I'm sure I missed plenty out

(Hat tip to the wonderful Matas Petrikas for inspiring this post. He did it much better than I did.)

2013, a year that I won't forget:

I took 58 flights taking me to Berlin, New York, Cannes, San Francisco, LA, Tahoe, Austin, Brussels, Bruges, Sofia and Amsterdam. I was travelling or away from home for 114 days.

I didn't get enough . . .

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January 06, 2014

New Year, new blog...

creating a space to spill my thoughts

2013 was a crazy year for me. 2014 will involve some big changes.

I 'll need a space to get down all my thoughts, hopes and learnings. Mostly for myself, but sometimes for others.

I've torn down my old Wordpress and am trying something new. Running a personal blog seems a little 2008. So if I write anything of good then I'll . . .

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January 06, 2014