BSOD on the gas pump
Great example of why hardware is so hard for startups
One can debate the merits of Pebble vs. Gear all day long, but the fact remains that scale almost always wins in the end for hardware.
Want to be more than a Kickstarter one-hit wonder? Then have an ecosystem strategy and figure out how you can become hardware agnostic.
An interesting look at why the Conventional Wisdom about needing a “hoodie” founder isn’t necessarily true
Brad Feld’s book is a great reference for most everything an entrepreneur should know about venture capital. If you’re considering raising venture capital funding you owe it to yourself to read this book.
An awesome ad on multiple levels.
As a Dad to 3 girls who love to build forts and play with Legos, it’s refreshing to see a positive message like this one.
As a Marketing nerd, I appreciate how GoldiBlox has laser-focused on their target customers and the great job they’ve done in differentiating both their product and messaging to that target. I’m putting this ad up alongside Apple’s 1984. Yes, I actually just said that.
What do you think?
Interesting…so you’re basically saying I can park here any time, any day 24/7…
I am your father
Atish Davda wanted to buy an engagement ring. The only problem was that he had left his jobs at various hedge funds and an ad-tech firm, leaving him without the spending money he’d grown accustomed to. He had some equity in a few startups, but none of them were close to an exit. So he did what every startup-happy young man does and founded a company that would help him and others get cash from their assets. Read more…
Your Checklist For Applying To 500 Startups
Are you thinking of submitting an application to 500 Startups?
Then be sure to check out Paul…
A lesson for any company wanting to attract & retain specific types of talent -
Be clear about what you are and what you’re not. Then back it up by rewarding the ‘right’ behaviors