Jawbone is THE headset sold on Apple store. https://jawbone.com/. This is its CEO/founder talking. Worth watching: Foundation: Jawbone’s Founder Hosain Rahman On How to Build Meaningful Hardware Prototypes
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?
The ugly truth… from Balaji Viswanathan, Ex-Developer at Microsoft Redmond at quora. 1 ) Cut your spending to a bare-minimum. Learn how to live frugally (even if you don’t want to start living like that right now). In a startup life, a lot of times you have to figure out ways to cut down spending,… Continue reading What is the best way to prepare yourself for entrepreneurship?
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
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 $11.4 billion valuation. Here’s his presentation… Parallel comment: Yeap, although it’s a big sum, the previous 25bi speculation was way too much.
Good summary source: mashable
Very interesting post from Seth Sternberg, the CEO and Co-founder of Meebo, on TechCrunch. He discusses how his job changed from 6 years ago to a 200 people company. In a brief, his current job is: 1. Strategy. 2. People. 3. Resource allocation What does that mean? Read the article at: http://techcrunch.com/2011/09/10/job-ceo-200-person-company/
Gostei dessa frase: “Groupon is essentially holding a portfolio of loans backed by the receivables of small businesses” Como muitas das lojas/estabelecimentos que entram no GroupOn com as promoções de seus produtos/serviços são pequenos comerciantes procurando levantar um caixa rápido e ir pagando em “prestações” (gastos ao longo do tempo para atender seus clientes), o… Continue reading Para refletir – sobre Groupon
Há especulações de que o Groupon abra seu capital em IPO por US$ 25 bilhões. Mas, isto parece muita grana, mesmo pro Groupon. O recordista (highest-valued venture-backed company) até então é o Google que saiu por US$ 24.6 bilhões. O Groupon tem 2 anos de vida (começou em November 2008). O Google tinha 6 anos… Continue reading Groupon deve abrir capital IPO us$ 25 bi !!