August 18, 2015 by admin
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We said goodbye to our three interns- Gabriel, Gabriella, and Raul a few hours ago after touring AAAS in Washington DC. If all goes well, they will touch down in Havana in 24 hours, totally transformed by their time here. At lunch today I was impressed with how humble and smart these kids are. They […]

August 14, 2015 by admin
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Closing remarks at Grand Central Tech Innovation Night at Goldman Sachs. A bunch of people asked me to post this, so here it is. I stuck pretty much to the words, and when I finished I felt it was one of my best. ~~ 50 Years in 100 Days No, this is not a history lesson. […]

July 19, 2015 by admin
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In a word, yes. In my recent trip to Havana, I was able to visit three excellent hubs of learning and technology: the Academia de Esciencias Foundation, the University of Havana and the PolyTechnical Institute. Each one was impressive, but for different reasons. The Academia de Esciencias has been around for ~100 aught years, with credits that include the […]

July 06, 2015 by admin
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Ok, the key feature of the apple watch is… It’s less rude. People have been glancing at watches for centuries, and although it’s a tell, it’s nearly accepted body language for “I got only so much time here”. As a society, were over it. What we’re not over, and what I consider rude as shit […]

June 30, 2015 by admin
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Thanks again to US Special Interests intro, I am sitting with one of only six permitted private foundations in Cuba: The Ludwig Foundation for Art. I was heads up enough to come bearing gifts- six complete artists kits with canvasses which were received with stunned surprise and gratitude. (there is no canvas, really, in Havana- […]

June 28, 2015 by admin
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    And we’re back. I am circling above what amounts to a geo-political Jurassic Park, wondering what lies ahead upon landing in Havana. I’m here with the US State Department (as a non-employee) on their Delegation Tour for Tech and Infectious Diseases (viruses yes, but another kid). Immigration is not awful, and so the […]

June 25, 2015 by admin
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  I have been busy with other rookie diplomatic related stuff, but I really enjoy writing. Now that the Innovadores project is out, I’ll be back to the keyboard. Promise.

20 December

Mid Winter Break

December 20, 2014 by admin
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Not that I don’t love writing, but we’re headed our for R&R, and then Q1 is full of CEO responsibilities. So I’m taking a break until Spring. Not unlike a bear.

About Miles Spencer

Miles Spencer is a prolific angel investor, media entrepreneur and explorer. He is best known for his role as co-host and co-creator of MoneyHunt, a reality based show where entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to a panel of experts.