Here’s a breath of fresh air – a little truth in a world out of control with spin. I’m talking about Kyle McInnes. If you don’t know Kyle he has had many a career in mobile – starting way back in the day as the Editor-in-Chief of BlackBerryCool.com (the first blog focused on BlackBerry). He is now the co-founder of Smokelabs – a mobile app development company, helps run the Ottawa International Gaming Conference and is a director for the soon-to-be-launched Maker Space North.
I caught up with Kyle after he had loaded up a bunch of Bitcoin ATMs into a moving truck to install them at different locations across Toronto. We talk about that, the pain of running a mobile app development company and the state of BlackBerry today.
You’ll love his honesty.
Key takeaways from this episode. Click on the link and the video will take you to that clip
1. What is SmokeLabs? 3:00
2. The challenge running a mobile app company 3:30
3. Why hardware is exciting 4:45
4. What is Maker Space North? 9:00
5. Kyle’s opinion on BlackBerry 15:00
6. Bitcoin ATM’s across Ontario 18:35
7. Why is Bitcoin important? 21:00
8. Bitcoin machines are for drug dealers 22:00
9. How do Bitcoin ATM’s make money? 25:40
Transcript coming soon!
About Kyle McInnes
Started off as a writer, creating content for tech blogs and entertainment sites. From there I started getting into the business of web marketing and trying to build online businesses. Now I’m doing the startup thing and trying to build great companies. Also enjoy languages; fluent in French and English as well as basic understanding of both Hebrew and Korean.