Carmel DeAmicis covers SF startups for PandoDaily. Before that, she taught digital media at Columbia’s Journalism School, reported the day’s news on TV in Dubai, and taste-tested her way through Abu Dhabi restaurants for Time Out. Carmel tweets at @carmeldea, and if you’re in the SF startup scene, she wants to hear from you. — Michael Carney is a West Coast Editor at PandoDaily, covering venture capital, financial technologies, ecommerce, the future of television, and a variety of other subjects. He has spent his career exploring the world of early stage technology as an investor and entrepreneur, working in multiple countries within North and South America and Asia. He is an enthusiast of all things shiny and electronic and is inspired by those who build businesses and regularly tackle difficult problems. You can follow Michael on Twitter @mcarney.