March 29, 2017

We are hibernating! 3 Years of Flow

To my dear family, friends, staff and peers, (and SW visitors) I write you this letter to set the expectation of our relationship for the next 3 to 5 years. After many years of attempting dozens of ventures, I have decided to focus on just one. That will be Over the next few months […]

March 7, 2017

10 Startup Mistakes To Avoid In 2017

Failure is an essential part of the startup sphere, and it’s not always bad. There are lessons to be found in failure that can propel you to success on a future project. That being said, failure is never positive when it’s the result of mistakes that should have been easily corrected beforehand. To help entrepreneurs […]

November 16, 2016

What It Feels Like to Be Summoned To The Sea

I write this today – excited, inspired, and focused. I want to tell you a story about a recent event I was invited to attend. I’ll preface with a little context. I am Khaled Azar, CEO of SolutionsWide, a San Diego Software, and Advertising Incubator. I own a business that starts businesses. I grew up […]

November 19, 2015

It Takes A Village to Raise A Start-Up

When you reach the village and city stage, a few things have occurred with the business (hopefully). Mainly you have found a product-market fit and are ready to prepare to press the gas or are ready to press it. To prepare to press the gas, I understood this as hiring the next few members that […]


Dave & Buster’s – A Race To The Top!

Team Night Out At Dave & Buster’s   Round 1 – They’re Off At The Horse Races!   Round 2 – Skeeball On Machines That Couldn’t Keep Up With How Much We Were Scoring   Round 3 – Moving Super Shot Basketball   Round 4 – Intense Laps Around The Circuit  

November 10, 2015

Must have Chrome extensions for Developers

These Are Three Must-have Chrome Extensions For Any Web Developer. ColorZilla: Available at or directly at the chrome web store is an amazing tool for picking colors. ColorZilla comes with a “Color Picker”, “Eye Dropper”, “Gradient Generator” and some additional advanced color tools. ColorZilla is very easy to use, for Eye Dropper simply click […]

October 22, 2015

Blitzscaling From A Family To A Tribe

Assignment #2 for CS18C. See Assignment #1 for details. In the business start up context, a tribe is a group of families that are motivated by  a vision and  common goal. The time has come for you to add more members to your business and user community  to make it a tribe. A few topics […]

October 6, 2015

The Family Stage Of A Start Up

I am currently taking a course, Stanford University’s CS183C —  Technology-enabled Blitzscaling . The first 2 weeks covers the family stage of a start up which you can watch about in this video. Click Here to Watch Session 1 Video. We were given a homework assignment and thought I would share this essay with  you. At the end […]

September 28, 2015

Comparing an A/B Test to a Multivariate Test

In todays world many business thrive from online audiences and daily traffic. In order to have a site reach its full potential takes a lot time and optimizations. You’ve might of heard the term “A/B Test” or at times “Multivariate Test” (MVT) floating around on the web. There seems to be much confusion over these […]

August 10, 2015

Mistakes I Made That Will Help You Succeed

As an entrepreneur’s career progresses, realizations start to occur that are fundamental to success. Depending on your character, these things can be difficult to make a habit. I have a few pointers I think most people naturally or emotionally think are incorrect, but that is not the case. I am sure these are floating somewhere […]

October 6, 2014

Solutionswide – Yeah, we do that!

As the CEO and co-founder of SolutionsWide, I find myself trying to formulate an elevator pitch and having a hard time with it. The reason is we do quite a bit of different things so it is a difficult feat. This all spawns from the fact that I am a serial entrepreneur with a strong […]