fred-wilson: Toothpaste Kisses - The Maccabees ...
Tough decision? Flip a coin. When it’s in the air, you’ll know which side you’re...– (via andyswan)
Ridley Scott: The Only Way to See a Film →
“In my view, the only way to see a film remains the way the filmmaker intended: inside a large movie theater with great sound and pristine picture. ” Very true, which is why I have a bunch of classic film festival tickets on my desk :)
I invest in the entrepreneur, and then the business. I have to love what they’re...– The Gotham Gal An angel who bets on women-led companies - O’Reilly Radar (via fred-wilson)
Nikhil reminded me today of the huge backlog of movies we have accumulated over the last two months. For a moment, I was surprised with myself about having a yet-to-watch list which is very unlike me. Anyways, we decided that we should cover the backlog before the end of January, which certainly seems possible. Here is the list - Ra.one - Probably SRK’s biggest debacle Rockstar - Awesome...
Andy Swan: 7 rules for pitching to investors that... →
andyswan: So you want an investor in your business. Here are some rules that I, as both an angel investor and entrepreneur have found valuable: Don’t pitch to strangers: People very rarely invest in an idea. They invest in people with ideas. If you don’t know anyone, get started now. Investors are more…
powerpoint v whiteboard
Andy Swan recently blogged about 7 “keep at the back of your head” points while pitching VCs. Points 2-6 are applicable in scenarios outside pitching as well. My favorite is “Leave the powerpoint, take the whiteboard”. I cannot even begin to say how beneficial this principle has been to me in my professional life as well as personal life. If there is one thing that...
10 years from now..
“I run a ___________. Every morning I wake up and dive into my vault of golden coins.” Original quote on http://blog.pinboard.in/2011/12/don_t_be_a_free_user/
the guy who designed my watch is going public
Although it has been only a week since I bought it, I have been in high spirits since. Today, I came across news that Michael Kors has filed for IPO and will be trading on NYSE as KORS. Way to go Mikey. I will probably help you out once again :) Exciting stuff. For coverage, see: http://www.businessinsider.com/michael-kors-ipo-2011-12 ...
When Gods play music for me..
That’s how I feel when I listen to Pink Floyd. Peace out! \../
ain't got nothing but love babe
eight days a week.
A Victim Treats His Mugger Right : NPR →
“if you treat people right, you can only hope that they treat you right” A heart touching story in New York city. Kudos to Julio Diaz.
Fake Grimlock on Facebook IPO
On cnnmoneytech: “FACEBOOK IPO AS SOON AS MILD SCRUTINY NOT REVEAL IT TEETERING ON COLLAPSE.” — Robot dinosaur/tech sage FakeGrimlock’s prediction of Facebook’s IPO date. We call this “the Groupon approach.” I hope Fake Grimlock was using sarcasm in there somewhere. She definitely has a genuine point though. Groupon did mess it up quite bad. The fact that people may...