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Jack Dorsey does 8 hours at Twitter, 8 hours at Square daily

by Dan - on Dec 21st 2011 - 12 Comments
Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey is doing pretty well at the entrepreneurial game, given that he’s Executive Chairman at Twitter, CEO of mobile card payments startup Square and, well, a founder of both companies. But have you ever wondered what it would be like juggling two of the tech industry’s fastest growing companies at once? Here’s how he does...

5 startup lessons learned when Silicon Valley came to London

by Dan - on Dec 21st 2011 - No Comments
Silicon Valley

Two days ago, 800 people assembled at a south London art college for Silicon Valley Comes To Tech City, an event which saw experienced entrepreneurs and investors from America’s tech mecca engage in an afternoon of fast-paced panels and interview sessions with the aim of inspiring the UK’s next generation of startup founders. The event...

The Human Entrepreneur

by Dan - on Dec 21st 2011 - 3 Comments
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  This morning, during breakfast, I spilled my coffee. I reached for something at the end of the table and kicked over my cup. The coffee spilled over the table and went straight for my crotch. I was wearing white pants, I’m in a hotel in LA, it is the only pair of pants I have with me, in 30 minutes I have to do a super important...

Netflix CEO Compares Company to Bank of America and Oakland A’s

by Dan - on Dec 21st 2011 - No Comments
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Ouch. Reed Hastings addressed a room of investors and media experts this week in a bid to reignite confidence in his company. After his curious speech, it’s unlikely many of them will be jumping back on the Netflix bandwagon anytime soon. During a Q&A in a New York ballroom, Hastings said overconfidence had caused Netflix to resemble...

Must Watch: 46 seconds of Steve Jobs on changing the world

by Dan - on Dec 15th 2011 - No Comments
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This is a great, and very tiny, segment of Steve Jobs speaking about how we perceive the world. It was just shared on Twitter by Dave Morin of Path and we thought that it was worth sharing. This is a segment of an unknown interview that was aired as part of the recent PBS documentary. In it, a bearded and intense Jobs ruminates on breaking...