Not only are the market applications for disruptive technologies unknown at the...– —Clay Christensen, The Innovator’s Dilemma Next time a VC asks you about market size, try this answer. (Good luck.) 20 Minute Intro to Lean Startups
We want to be Austin. There are lots of things about Silicon Valley that we like...– Well-said and balanced. A ‘walking incubator’ for Austin entrepreneurs
Austin doesn’t want to be the next Silicon Valley any more than Texas...– A ‘walking incubator’ for Austin entrepreneurs
[W]e should develop and promote a more deliberate practice of discovering...– Startup School and the Instigation of Entrepreneurship | TechCrunch
When Maps Shouldn’t Be Maps « Matthew Ericson –... →
I think Edward Tufte would be proud of this.
It takes three years to build a business |... →
Definitely have found this in our (Stormpulse) experience.
His interdisciplinary approach was backed up by an obsessive attention to...– Obituary: Steve Jobs | The Economist
Hacking AngelList (or "social proof")
Stormpulse first appeared on AngelList on 8/24/10. We got no interest whatsoever and didn’t even make it past the gatekeepers for any kind of introductions. It stung, bad. We had lots of traction, some revenue, and millions of visitors. And the best product in its class. We pretty much swore off AngelList completely. 13 months later we have 46 introductions and 149 followers, and the...
Noise consistently dominates signal in business-building. Your key strength will...– (1) David Friedberg - Quora
2010 Example Investor Pitch Deck and... →
A great walk-through of what makes for a good, reasonably-short fundraising pitch deck.
BRYCE DOT VC: You Can Never Size a Market in Excel →
brycedotvc: Over the course of my career as a VC I’ve been involved with a bunch of fundraising. Raising money for our fund. Raising money for our portfolio companies. Advising friends on their fundraising. Lots. Of. Fundraising. Some of that fundraising has been very successful. Some less successful. And…
The term “disruptive technology” was coined by Clayton Christensen,...– Hacker News | Disruptive
Minimal Mac: Disruptive →
minimalmac: You should know by now that I normally do not get into much “news” around here. Especially when it’s not specifically Mac news. There are a ton of great Mac news sites out there and I leave that job up to them. That said, Chairman Gruber linked to a highly fascinating Wall Street Journal…
Perhaps the problem with viral marketing is that the disease metaphor is...– Is the Tipping Point Toast? — Duncan Watts — Trendsetting | Page 4 | Fast Company