Category: Startups

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Kevin Rose Interviews Elon Musk

Kevin Rose interviews Elon Musk as part of his Foundation web series of interviews with startup founders. It’s an interesting conversation about Elon’s failed attempts to get hired by Netscape, Zip2, PayPal, Tesla and SpaceX.

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7 Ways Great Leaders Think Differently Than The Rest Of Us

Here’s a great article in Inc Magazine about the ways great leaders think differently than most of us. I recommend reading the whole article, but below is the tl;dr Cultivate strategic thinking. Engage in inquisitive thinking. Explore big-picture thinking. Harness focused thinking. Utilize risk-oriented thinking. Rely on shared thinking. Practice...

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5 Reasons Why This IoT Startup Failed

In this article on VentureBeat, a founder talks about the reasons why his IoT startup failed and what he’s learned. After five months of toiling 14-hour days, making a hardware IoT product from scratch and spending thousands of dollars of Other People’s Money, I and my two cofounders woke up...

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How to Start a Startup Lecture Series

In this series of lectures filmed at Stanford University, you can learn all you need to know about founding your own startup in one YouTube playlist. Definitely worth watching.

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Top Accelerators Discuss BizSpark Plus‏

BizSpark is a great program that’s only gotten even better. Recently, the team behind BizSpark announced that you get $120,000 in Azure credits with BizSpark Plus. Here’s an interesting video of folks from top accelerators around the US talking about what BizSpark means to their member startups.

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Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Comes Closer to Reality

Speaking of Elon Musk, his plan to disrupt rail transit has made a big step closer to becoming reality. Like many of his endeavors, the project, known as the Hyperloop, was immediately praised and ridiculed. Unveiling his design in a preliminary technical paper called Hyperloop Alpha, Musk set out the...

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How BIG is Tesla Motors?

Although widely admired for its entrepreneurial spirit, most people think of Tesla as a very small player in the car market. In this YouTube video about Tesla Motors, you’ll learn that it’s a bigger company than you may imagine.