First of all I have to admit that this article's title is from Ryan Block who is the Co-founder of gdgt.com - a is a pretty awesome consumer electronics site that was acquired by Engadget. Mr. Block tweeted this article's title attached to this video and I liked it so much that I had to "borrow" it. The main point of this post is to let you know about Mr. Musk who is the founder of ... get ready ... Paypal, SpaceX, Tesla Motors, SolarCity and he is also connected to a project called the Hyperloop that would be a high-speed train connecting LA to SF. Therefore it is not really surprising that some have compared him to the some of best including Steve Jobs and Tony Stark (yes, Iron Man). Continue reading
I've just spent "An Evening with Steve Blank" well ... sort of - I've watched a video of someone who did and it's 23h30, so it kind of counts I guess. It's a great video where he shares his experience, opinion and views on startups creation and growth with us. Video highlights:
- "Startup founders are either visionaries or they are alucinating!"
- "Why Accountants Don't Run Startups" - He starts his presentation with this quote and manages to justify it quite well
- Difference of a "Startup" and a "Scalable Startup"
It's been a while since the first Kiva Dinner at Vale de Cambra which happend on February 2012. The event went quite well and I am now very happy to "report" that the first loan we made is now 100% repaid - take a look:
This means that soon enough a second edition of Kiva Dinner at Vale de Cambra will happen and a new loan will be made.If you're still not a member please (!) .... create an account now because your first $25 dollars are free to lend:
"When one of your friends joins Kiva, you’ll both get to make a $25 loan for free."So do not waste more time and start to make a difference now: http://kiva.org/invitedby/miguelpinho