Great video on entrepreneurship in the Philippines.
First interview with Four Square since it’s new $50 Million VC funding by Andreesen Horowitz and $600 valuation. Wall Street Journal interviews Four Square Co-Founder Naveen Selvadurai. Foursquare is using the money to expand by opening the new office in SF and go on a hiring spree. They also want to expand globally. Naveen discusses […]
Recently back from a trip to Canada, I wanted to include some business advice from our entrepreneurial friends up north. I could not find a better example than Quebec born Guy Laliberte, the CEO of Cirque du Soleil, whose story is most fascinating (he is one of the wealthiest men in Canada). Guy actually dropped […]
With all the buzz, streaming viewer convenience, and continued shooting stock price of Netflix, I wanted to take a look at who was behind this influential movement. Reed Hastings is the CEO of Netflix, and he describes his rise to wealth in this excellent article from INC.Com back in 2005. Also below is a link […]
Pretty interesting background on the creator of Red Bull. Austrian entrepreneur and former marketing executive Dietrich Mateschitz actually discovered the drink in Thailand, which was previous called Krating Daeng (see below) Dietrich found the concoction to be a great deterrent against jet lag during business trips, and thus used his marketing skills to change the […]
Great old school video below of Steve Jobs rocking a solid beard and dishing some sound advice. Jobs discusses how he called Bill Hewlett (co-founder of HP) at age 12, landing a summer job.
There is an excellent recent Wall Street Journal article interviewing Ron Shaich, co-founder of Au Bon Pain and Panera Bread Co. Despite the whole carb conscious world, the chain with the word “Bread” in it is doing pretty well. Panera Bread has revenue of $1.3 Billion, and Business Week also listed it in its list […]
With the New York Times reporting the breaking news that NASA may have found sources of liquid water on Mars, I wanted to highlight serial entrepreneur and Space X CEO Elon Musk (the real life Tony Stark) who wants “Man to be a Multi-Planet Species”. For anyone who has not heard of Musk and his […]