Book: Angel

“Angel: How to invest in technology startups — timeless advice from an angel investor who turned $100,000 into $100,000,000” by Jason Calacanis “The world has trillions of dollars sitting in bonds, cash, stocks, and real estate, which is all really ‘dead money.’ It sits there and grows slowly and safely, taking no risk and not […]

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Book: People over Profit

“People Over Profit: Break The System. Live With Purpose. Be More Successful.” by Dale Partridge. I bought this book for its high rating on Amazon. With recent news about the company’s workplace culture, this book can offer a few tips of improvement. Here are my notes: “Cell-phone and satellite-dish companies force multi-year contracts on their […]

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Book: “Zero to One”

“Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future” by Peter Thiel and Blake Masters “What important truth do very few people agree with you on?” Arthurs went in detail explaining why this is a difficult question to answer. See the next quote “Most answers to the contrarian question are different ways of […]

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Startup School 2014

Ron Conway from SV Angel How do you tell you are driven enough? Are you willing to work 24/7. The company is the first in line. Once you are willing to make this commitment, then the work ethic will be a non-issue. Good qualities of an entrepreneur: Good communicator Have to be able to excite […]

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