Startups

Developer Startups

The Business of Building Apps – App Product Management Course for Developers

It’s a new year and learn to turn your app solution idea into a reality. This full 8 hour course is for leaders, entrepreneurs and software developers. Time Stamps: 0:00:00 Course Introduction 0:03:14 Unit 1 – Motivations for building an app 0:06:44 Unit 1.1 What is the value proposition of your app? 0:12:40 Do you […]

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Startups

Theranos case & Tether updates, Nike acquires NFT company & more!

Recent livestream from Jason Calcanis on startups.

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Startups

How to Get Funding for Your Startup

Jared Yellin and Grant Cardone sit down and talk about what we are doing with 10X Incubator, Where we take your idea and bring it to the market and turn your napkin idea into the next juggernaut in tech.

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Square rebrands, Spotify Wrapped’s genius, $GRAB debut + Founders of Fathom, Deft & Krepling

In this most recent episode of This Week in Startups, fellow Fordham alum Jason Calcanis talks about some of the movers and shakers in the startup world. Time stamps: 00:00 Jason intros the show, news & lessons from founders 02:11 Square changes it’s name to Block 10:01 Lemon.io – Get 15% off your first 4 […]

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AI Ethics Startups

Kevin Systrom on Instagram

Kevin Systrom is the co-founder and former CEO of Instagram and he sits down with Lex Fridman, Time stamps: 0:00 – Introduction 0:22 – Origin of Instagram 42:29 – New social networks 1:01:34 – Selling Instagram to Facebook 1:24:36 – Features 1:28:42 – Facebook 2:05:24 – Whistleblower 2:16:43 – Machine learning 2:26:41 – Advice for […]

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Startups

Startup Checklist: Crafting a Brand & Knowing Your Market

Fellow Fordam alum, Jason Calcanis hosts this latest episode of This Week in Startups by breaking down Coinbase’s Q3 earnings and a deep dive into branding. Time Stamps 00:00 Jason intros the show 01:13 $COIN Q3 Earnings breakdown 09:54 LinkedIn Marketing – Get $100 off at https://www.linkedin.com/checklist 11:25 Startup Checklist: Market Positioning and Branding 13:52 […]

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CosmosDB Startups

Start-up Delivers Serverless Solutions to the Energy Sector with Azure Cosmos DB

Using Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Functions and Azure Cache for Redis, Zero Friction created a platform that offers predictability, performance, and scale with two apps: one that helps heat suppliers convert meter data into invoices, and another that helps end customers understand their energy consumption and make payments.

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Data Startups

Analyzing The RIGHT Data is the Next Level Entrepreneurs’ Secret Weapon

In this video, Patrick Bet-David talks about the different ways to understand and analyze data. Maybe not the kind of data you’d expect, which is exactly why you need to watch it.  As a technologist, you always need to think like the people who are cutting your paycheck. Plus PBD is awesome.

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Startups

Inside The Barbershop App Worth $750 Million

Songe LaRon and Dave Salvant left their desks behind to create booking software for the nation’s 109,000 barbershops. Today, their fast-growing startup, Squire Technologies, is valued at some 60 times this year’s estimated sales and is featured on this year’s Forbes Next Billion-Dollar Startups. Neither LaRon, a 37-year-old corporate lawyer, nor Salvant, who is 36 […]

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Startups

Peter Thiel on Why Competition is for Losers

Peter Thiel, founder of Paypal and Palantir, discusses business strategy and monopoly theory in “Competition is For Losers”. See the slides and readings: http://www.startupclass.samaltman.com/courses/lec05 Lecture Transcript: http://www.tech.genius.com/Peter-thiel-lecture-5-business-strategy-and-monopoly-theory-annotated

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