“Inside DEMO Africa 2012″ offers a look at the activity behind the scenes at last year’s DEMO Africa 2012 Conference. All of the footage was shot on location at DEMO Africa in Nairobi, Kenya on October 24th and 25th, 2012. The inaugural DEMO Africa event took place last October 24-26, 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya. It [...]
Alexis Madrigal thinks our modern entrepreneurial climate has a problem: we’re not solving big problems anymore. The startup boom in the late 90s gave birth to revolutionary mobile devices. Now, the best we can do is Facebook. Madrigal offers two solutions: stop the pervasiveness of “free” web apps and increase the diversity among founding teams. [...]
In this presentation, Om Malik says that he’s here to “bring the perspective that you get with grey hair.” He explains to the audience why startups are hard. “We all think that startups are so cool, but there is a lot of work involved in them. [Having] seen at least 4 bubbles in my life, [...]
Steve Blank’s Customer Development process, detailed in the indispensable and best-selling Four Steps to the Epiphany , was the foundation for the Lean Startup revolution. At Customer Development: The Second Decade, Steve will provide an exclusive peek “under the covers” at some of the many new rules and advancements that he and the ecosystem of [...]
Super angel investor and partner at SV Angel, Ron Conway at Y Combinator Startup School – October 20, 2012.
Lars Hinrichs is one of the biggest names in Germany’s tech scene. The veteran entrepreneur co-founded European business networking platform, Xing in 2003. He took Xing public in December 2006 and led the company to a profitable business with annual sales of € 35 million and an EBITDA margin of 35%. On January 15, 2009 [...]
Dave McClure of 500 Startups speaking at StartupDay 2010. StartupDay is a one day event to teach you how to build a techstartup produced by Seattle 2.0.
Overcoming obstacles with limited resources.
Steve unpacks the the fundamental differences between small business and startup. Steve Blank was part of/or founded eight venture-backed companies, four of which went public.
Hard times can actually be the best of times for would-be entrepreneurs, says Kanwal Rekhi, a Michigan Tech alumnus, advisor and supporter who became a highly successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur. Rekhi talks about “the entrepreneurial journey” and explains why a bad economy can be a good thing for someone who wants to become an entrepreneur. [...]