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Great preview for a documentary about Dr. NakaMats, a Japanese inventor, who has allegedly developed the Floppy Disk among others.
In her speech to the Harvard Business School Class of 2012 Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, gives some career advise among others. She quotes Eric Schmidt who told her after hiring her at Google: "Get on a rocket ship. When companies … Continue reading
Ted Tobiason, MD of Deutsche Bank ECM, and possibly the only person allowed to twitter at DB, came up with a fairly interesting equation to value tech IPOs. where While the numerical values assigned to these variables is of course … Continue reading
Students of Wonderland Elementary School mounted several GoPro HDHERO2 Cameras onto a carbon fibre frame and attached it to a high altitude weather baloon. The results are remarkable, see for yourself.
Most VC/startup commentary I have read on the JOBS Act so far has been either entrepreneurs raving about easier access to seed funding, or VC raving about easier exits through more lenient IPO rules. Distressed Debt Investing has a different … Continue reading
Very hands-on down-in-the-woods presentation about entrepreneurship by the Instagram's founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger when they were still dirt poor. I liked it because there was refreshingly little conventional wisdom, and a couple of interesting points were made. Key takeaways: … Continue reading
Global e-commerce is shifting away from selling a product towards selling an experience. This applies to almost every product category across all established markets. As of recently, most products can be purchased online in some form (think Amazon, Zappos etc). The … Continue reading
Especially VCs, founders and investors from the US complain about Germans allegedly plagriarising their products and/or ideas. A lot of digital ink is spent on bashing the Samwer brothers and their incubator, Rocket Internet. This is not another post about the … Continue reading
The great documentary Sunshine about Doug Nichol, an American producing ads for McDonalds in China. Very peculiar. EDIT: Unfortunately embedding has been prohibited. You can still watch the video through the direct link although for now it seems that it … Continue reading
The following talk was given by Florian Heinemann, one of Germany's SEO and SEM gurus, at last year's Next conference in Berlin. At the time he was still with Rocket Internet giving an insight into the latest marketing strategies of … Continue reading