It’s Time to Build by Marc Andreessen


“IT’S TIME TO BUILD” by Marc Andreessen | Andreessen Horowitz |  April 18, 2020   Every Western institution was unprepared for the coronavirus pandemic, despite many prior warnings. This monumental failure of institutional effectiveness will reverberate for the rest of the decade, but it’s not too early to ask why, and what we need to do about it.   Read his Full Column on a16z...

Adversity Doesn’t Build Character. It Reveals Character.


Thank you to Scott Kitun and WGN for the opportunity to join and discuss what it’s like trying to lead through the COVID-19 pandemic. Technori’s Scott Kitun is joined with CEO and founder Centro Inc, Shawn Riegsecker. Listen in as the two of them talk about how now really shows a companies true morals when it comes to both … Source: Shawn Riegsecker: “It is often said that adversity builds...

Benefits of a Workcation


View from Gateway Canyons Resort (Gateway, CO) As someone who has lived most of his adult years as a bachelor, I’ve enjoyed the freedom and solitude a life apart from a significant other has offered me. Most years I would take three to four week long vacations alone. And, I probably spent at least 15-20 weekends alone doing whatever I felt like: working, reading, studying, resting, playing...

12 years. 12 lessons.


Email to company on October 15, 2013. Welcome to the anniversary of my favorite red letter date in history, October 15th, 2001. The day Centro was incorporated and officially become a company. I called it “Intégrent” back then. What a dumb name that was. No one could pronounce it correctly. I wanted a name that was both tech sounding and something I could emotionally get behind. I wanted to build...

The Corporate Manifesto


The Corporate Manifesto, written in late 2001, represents the mindset, values and cultural foundation Centro was built on. Starting a company is always a risk and there exists a higher probability of failure than success. Whether we ultimately succeed, or fail, what was most important was building a company “the right way” and when we look back on what we built and accomplished, we will be proud...