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Billionaire Peter Thiel: Starting a Business and Education
An interview with billionaire investor and author of Zero to One, Peter Thiel. In this interview Peter discusses what characteristics a business should aim for and why it is better to have a monopoly instead of intense competition. Peter also talks about higher education, the future of technology and the meaning of life. Billionaire Peter Thiel: Starting A Business And
Video: Gaza's Only Startup Accelerator Needs Money to Keep the Lights on (Literally)
Gaza Sky Geeks, the only startup accelerator in the besieged Palestinian territories, is hoping to raise some cash. Its latest crowdfunding campaign has a simple goal: to keep electricity flowing to its co-working space in Gaza City. The accelerator is hoping to acquire a generator to keep electricity running longer than the six hours per day that Gaza residents typically
Silicon Valley Vows to Coexist With Trump's Policy Initiatives
Although Wall Street is already bullish on the stocks that could benefit from President-Elect Donald Trump's expected policy initiatives - such as increased spending on defense and U.S. infrastructure - and bearish on Silicon Valley's biggest growth stocks - Amazon, Facebook and Google - Ajay Chopra, general partner at Trinity Ventures, is confident that the Valley will continue to prosper in Trump's America. In
The 3 Best TED Talks for Entrepreneurs
TED Talks are a wonderful resource for entrepreneurs, especially those who need a bit of inspiration or maybe some guidance. However, TED currently hosts over 2,200 videos, so, to save you the time of having to comb through all them, here’s a short list of must-watch videos. Enjoy. David S. Rose: How to pitch to a VC. David S. Rose
The 3 Best TED Talks for Entrepreneurs
TED Talks are a wonderful resource for entrepreneurs, especially those who need a bit of inspiration or maybe some guidance. However, TED currently hosts over 2,200 videos, so, to save you the time of having to comb through all them, here’s a short list of must-watch videos. Enjoy. David S. Rose: How to pitch to a VC. David S. Rose
Video: Marc Andreessen on successful founders and the coming wave of startup exits
Here’s an interesting video. Andreessen Horowitz co-founder Marc Andreessen recently spoke at the Bloomberg Technology Conference and said that he believes unicorns may finally have a way out of the enchanted forest: “We see more M&A activity happening in the pipeline. We see more deals in consideration, than we have in probably four years.” And he doesn’t see just one
Video: 'Silicon Valley' cast mocks real startups' names
What's worse than all the "creative" millennial baby names? Startup unicorn names that sound like they're straight off of Mars and tell you nothing about a company. The cast of HBO's "Silicon Valley," who run a company on the show called Pied Piper, ripped apart these startup names with their own guesses as to what the companies actually do.
Video: Winter is coming... to Silicon Valley
What happens when Game of Thrones meets the world of startups? Something magical.
Video: Inside Sweden’s Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley may be the world’s leader as far as tech is concerned, but Sweden – the birthplace of Skype, Spotify, and Minecraft to name just a few – has been giving it a serious run for its money. Curious how the Swedes became so good at creating some of the world’s most beloved apps and gadgets, Bloomberg’s Ashlee Vance
Video: Baseline Ventures’ Steve Anderson on being a top VC
Venture capital is not easy, and few people know that more than early-stage Instagram investor and Baseline Ventures founder Steve Anderson. Here he is talking about what he looks for in startups, how he deals with founders, and going with his gut. Check it out.