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  • October 23, 2014
Markets of Interest 10.22.14

There is incessant talk and guesses as to what’s popular, where are entrepreneurs starting companies and what’s the next big thing? - bitcoin, hardware, drones. And then there is the disappointment in entrepreneurs for just wanting to start local/mobile/social apps. Peter Thiel lamenting that, “We wanted flying cars and instead we got 140 characters.” But we’ve we’ve really never seen...

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  • October 09, 2014
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My biggest shock while we did customer development was the number of entrepreneurs and advisors who are working together “informally.” This is honestly the biggest mistake you can make in an advisor-advisee relationship. Once in a blue moon, everything might work out well but more often than not, your relationship will fizzle or be inconsistent at best if you...

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  • October 02, 2014
PicSell

Ofir Almagor and David Mazvovsky are the co-founders of PicSell an online service that makes selling your unwanted stuff as easy as taking a picture. The company was founded almost a year ago, after they met through FounderDating. After 10 years in the business and finance field Ofir was looking for a technical partner to start his own tech company;...

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  • September 25, 2014
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Hanna Adeyema, John Vogel and Ron Davis are members of FounderDating who successfully matched and started working together on Tenacity. Hanna and Ron met in class at MIT. They started working together on a research project at the MIT Media Lab and got more and more passionate about the behavior change science. As Tenacity started growing, Hanna and Ron needed...

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  • September 17, 2014
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“When you get to college, spend less time worrying about grades or girls. Grow your network instead.” -Hadi Partovi (President, Code)...

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