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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)

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Do what VCs do (Part 7 of 7)

by Larry Chiang on October 4, 2015

Larry Chiang’s book, WTDTYASBS, is a sequel to his mentor’s, Mark McCormack’s, book, “What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School. Chiang debuted his book on the runway of fashion week because his mentor started IMG, International Management Group. As an undergrad entrepreneur, Larry Chiang mentored college students at public schools to get a FICO over 765 as an undergrad. “What They Don’t Teach You at Stanford Business School” and “So Lets Network for SXSW using WordPress Trackbacks” are at Harbus, Harvard B-school’s blog.

NY Fashion Week is just like the Mom’s Day Fashion Show. Instead of the ‘Union’, its held at Lincoln Center
CEO of Duck9, Larry (@6502838008)
#SuperBowl Party List curation is entrepreneurial on about 10 different levels

By Larry Chiang

VC stands for venture capital. 

Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
Do what VCs do: Ask that homogenous team of Ivy MBA’s who their outlier team member is. #cs183doVC


Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
Do what VCs do: Watch for how founders deal w/hardship and difficulty bc no one understands technology #cs183doVC

Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
Do what future VCs do: Get teams of 2-4 CS majors to sell like CRO’s (revenue officer) #cs183doVC #csMajorCRO


How to Pitch Banks for a Loan

October 4, 2015

By Larry Chiang Banks need to be pitched like VCs! If you need a loan or need venture capital…, zero people will give you money. LAW: magnets for money only go to people who abide by money laws.  Dichotomy.  Money for some people is super easy to get.  Money for others is impossible.  This is […]

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October 3, 2015

By Larry Chiang  Here is some inside information for you…, Tilt has a great growth hacker. She. Yes, she is also the creator of the “Mr Marina” fundraising franchise that won her Leukemia Society “Woman of the Year”.  Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang) 10/3/15, 11:52 AM Before you get distribution for that YC company (err startup), your […]

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I’m Taking Over the Twitter Account, “@FreeCreditReport” ALL WEEK

October 3, 2015

#FreeCreditReport (@freecreditrepor) 10/3/15, 11:48 AM NEWS: @LarryChiang is taking over this account all week. By Larry Chiang Yup. I’m taking over the @freecreditrepor account all week This first thing I did was put up my photo: Next I’ll put up my dog Brady Next I’ll put up a Duck9 poster and then load up some credit […]

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Dealership ran my girlfriends credit 12 TIMES…

October 3, 2015

QUESTION:A dealership ran my girlfriends credit 12 TIMES after we declined. 1. Is there any recourse with the dealer? 2. Can we do anything about getting these removed from her report?LARRY CHIANG ANSWER: Only one inquiry shows up.  If the same dealer runs the credit report, there are not 12 separate inquires. There is one.  You can […]

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Top 10 Tweets for BlitzScaling #CS183

October 3, 2015

By Larry Chiang These are the top 10 tweets out of Stanford cs 183c  (Computer Science 183c), “Blitz Scaling“. Blitzscaling is like stramgt543, a business administration class. Here are the Top TEN TWEETS: Greylock Partners (@GreylockVC) 9/23/15, 4:09 PM Notes from the first #Blitzscaling session, written up by @GreylockVC‘s @mccannatron cc: @johnolilly @reidhoffman Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang) 10/2/15, 10:21 AM #CS183s. “We passed on Airbnb - they […]

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Robert Scoble Notes on Notifications Summit

October 3, 2015

By Larry Chiang Robert Scoble (@Scobleizer) 10/2/15, 3:41 AM My report from yesterday’s Notification Summit.… My weekly newsletter: “Life and Tech.” This site is targeted at college grad and young professionals, contains user contributed content, and material that may be confusing to a lay audience.

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Thank You Twilio

October 3, 2015

Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang) 10/2/15, 9:53 PM Thank you @twilio!! #MartianMovie This site is targeted at college grad and young professionals, contains user contributed content, and material that may be confusing to a lay audience.

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Money 20/20

September 28, 2015

Hi Rob Wells, cc Andrew Morris and Chris Souther Note: this purely sets aside all things Duck9. No one wants to hear about FICO score prep. Boring.  I came to discover Money 20/20 because of your retweeting, this tweet: Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang) 9/5/15, 9:37 AM Roller. Chain. #Money2020… …and coincidentally Lora Kolodny  brought up Money2020 at TechCrunch Disrupt. The […]

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Humor. Re: Money2020

September 28, 2015

Larry Chiang landed on the New York Times Best Selling list by pre-rolling and pre-promoting months-and-months before the “09-09-09” launch of What They Don’t Teach You At Stanford Business School. Hollywood optioned WTDTYASBS’s scene treatments because as CEO of Duck9, he hosted film festival parties at Sundance and SXSW. He’s testified before Congress and during […]

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