I want to become an entrepreneur, where do I start?

Oliver Emberton, Founder of Silktide has been top voted in Quora for his stunning answer. Echoing it below. You don’t need qualifications, money, a planet-sized-brain or even a particularly good idea. All an entrepreneur ever does is create something that consistently makes money. Think of a company as a machine you design and build. Here’s… Continue reading I want to become an entrepreneur, where do I start?

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Twitter initial marketing

Twitter’s marketing strategy always intrigued me. Recently, I was delighted by an Evan Williams (Twitter’s co-founder) answer. He gave us the privilege to know an excerpt of the early story of his company in his below quora answer. … contrary to common belief, we didn’t actually launch Twitter at SXSW — SXSW just chose to… Continue reading Twitter initial marketing

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$11 billion pitch presentation

Andrew Mason, CEO of Groupon and other executives of his company are pitching investors on an initial public offering, looking to raise over half a billion dollars at a $11.4 billion valuation. Here’s his presentation… Parallel comment: Yeap, although it’s a big sum, the previous 25bi speculation was way too much.

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Meebo CEO – his job at a 200 person company

Very interesting post from Seth Sternberg, the CEO and Co-founder of Meebo, on TechCrunch. He discusses how his job changed from 6 years ago to a 200 people company. In a brief, his current job is: 1. Strategy. 2. People. 3. Resource allocation What does that mean? Read the article at: http://techcrunch.com/2011/09/10/job-ceo-200-person-company/

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Para refletir – sobre Groupon

Gostei dessa frase: “Groupon is essentially holding a portfolio of loans backed by the receivables of small businesses” Como muitas das lojas/estabelecimentos que entram no GroupOn com as promoções de seus produtos/serviços são pequenos comerciantes procurando levantar um caixa rápido e ir pagando em “prestações” (gastos ao longo do tempo para atender seus clientes), o… Continue reading Para refletir – sobre Groupon

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