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I'll shoot you w/a nerf gun if you don't manage your credit.

11:11 is my goal of getting duck9 consumers lots of 1s.

24 1's in a row equals a 750 FICO.

A "one" is an on-time payment in credit reporting code.

A '9'=charged off bad-debt. You wanna duck 9s.

Duck9 = Deep Underground Credit Knowledge (Duck 9's on your credit report. 9's are charge-offs)

"Making sure college credit virgins get deflowered right since 2004"

"Larry Chiang is an expert at the dark art of FICO score preparation"

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Harvard Business School '09

"Who needs Stanford Business School when you have Larry Chiang"

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Seemingly Conflicting Startup Advice

by Larry Chiang on December 18, 2014

As the great curator of OPA (other people’s advice), I’m here to tell you YC advice is not in conflict. It’s just out of order
In the same spirit and “Makers Schedule versus Managers schedule”…, I PRESENT “THE PRE ENTREPRENEUR, PRE YC APPLICANT SCHEDULE (this also solves PG’s issue with “People always looking for the TRICK” in Lecture 3. CS 183b)
Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
“What they DO teach you at YC, (but don’t put in order!)” YC = y- Combinator.

If you’re a late Winter ’14 app, you should text me 1-650-283-8008 and see the application’s slogan: “Make Something People Want”

Paul Buchheit said “Sell it before you make it”

So before you get approved as a VIP applicant that doesn’t even apply… Master any of the ten tweets where I curate the advice: “Do Things That Dont Scale (but have momentum)” at #dttdsBHM the official Twitter app here
Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
Startups Need to Focus on Sales, Not Marketing #dttdsBHM

Did you realize there is a bell curve?!
Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
Omg, “No YC partner has a GSB, MBA degree.”

This can’t be correct
I’ll fact check @a holiday party


Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
How Paul Graham would benefit from a Stanford MBA: #p584 Professor Grousbeck’s book

Page 584 spoke of where VC Vinod Khosla send out 400 sales letters as an engineer at Stanford. 

Ditto Bill Gurley with his pre populated Palm Pilot full of industry contacts 
ENGR145’s two anchor videos move you to the right on the entrepreneur bell curve 
Is a bit ly I memorized that links to
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Stanford University’s Founding EIR (Entrepreneur in Residence)
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Author, NY Times Bestseller
“What They Will NEVER Teach You at Stanford Business School about EUTWMPPM @SXSW” comes out 11-11-14
52 Cards. Two Jokers. What They DO Teach You at Stanford Engineering
Emergency swings and cutting deals as an 9 year old


Starting Up’s Hard, So Some SPAM (917) 746-7048

December 18, 2014
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Pop Up Internship 1w

December 17, 2014

By Larry Chiang  Practice arbitrage It’s an MBA term for us engineering majors. While you’re an undergrad, you should practice buying low after you sell it high.  Let me repeat. First you sell it. Then you buy it.  Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang) 12/17/14, 1:34 PM I watch this and think: NFL fan bases can’t book Phx […]

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Excavating the Reasons Why the 139.96 Braun Power Cord Sells at Exorbitant Levels

December 17, 2014

By LARRY CHIANG I curated my way to be the “third institution of Silicon Valley”. This blog posts gets you into entrepreneur insights late and will leave you with more questions than answers.  This. Is. The. Way. To. Blog. At. The. Highest. Levels.  If you’d like a post written at the 8th grade level, see […]

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Duck, Duck, Duck, Ch 9 Startup Bankruptcy (lecture 18, CS 183b)

December 16, 2014

By Larry Chiang  Avoid startup failure. Learn CS 183b’s Lec 19. Tyler spoke. My comments are in BOLD  Tyler: Ok. Great! Thanks for having me.My name’s Tyler. I’m the CEO of Clever. What I want to talk today is about sales. I graduated college, where I studied math and statistics, and thought I was […]

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“Learn to Code” Is Not Ass Compelling as ‘Be rich like Larry Chiang’

December 14, 2014

blame Garry tan. I now know how to code! Subject WORDPRESS can’t have a buy now button There is a way to replicate the functionality of a Buy Now Button in a way which will work correctly on the WordPress site. In your WordPress page where you want the button to go, click the icon […]

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DJ API’s Precursor is DJing the Men’s Electric Shaver Braun 8985 to the Power Cord for a 7526

December 14, 2014

Larry Chiang graduated engineering school and crashed classes at the B-school. He landed a teaching gig at Stanford by abdicating the Stanford Women in Business lectern. After just three minutes and thirty-three seconds, he delegated his keynote and Stanford Daily wrote: Conference Gathers Young Women for Business. After a Harvard Law keynote that he did […]

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7 Ways to Lever Annual Events for Entrepreneurs

December 14, 2014

By Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang) PALO ALTO, Calif.  12/ 14/ 2014 7 Ways to Lever Annual Events for Entrepreneurs VCs want to see what you can execute with no money before we give you millions. Take advantage of a pattern I recognize: tech conferences, conventions and even holiday parties are “annuals”.  They all pattern iterate and pattern […]

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3 Special Coterms at Stanford Athletics

December 13, 2014

By Larry Chiang Coterm. It is where you stay for an extra year and get a masters degree at Stanford University. Stefan Nastic, Chasson Randle and Anthony Brown are co-captains and coterming. Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang) 12/13/14, 10:31 AM ‘Coterm “Party”‘ secrets are out!… “I’m impressed w/ your work ethic”. -Larry Chiang Being in a […]

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