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A Silicon Valley Summer of Entrepreneurship

by Larry Chiang on May 11, 2015

By Larry Chiang
As a student, summers were an opportunity to balance classroom smarts with non-school smarts. Real-world smarts via summer sports led me to being curious about street smarts. Street smarts was critical in starting up a small business at engineering school at University of Illinois, Urbana. 

Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
Summer 2015
Work in Silicon Valley and take a class, #ENGR145, here bit.ly/buster14512c
Launch at #TCaugCap

Engineering 145, Technology Entrepreneurship, is a class that teaches startup concepts by doing and executing a startup.

Asse9 Austin Secret (@asse9)
“TEASE-CF”
The Entrepreneur Algorithm, Strategies Engineering Co Founders
#ENGR145 youtube.com/watch?v=eudADP…

One the most advanced startup strategies is advocated by Stanford engineering. I summed it up in a 9 minute, 59 second video:
Financial pressure and perceived pressure and pressure you place on yourself will hurt your execution. #ENGR145 used to be pressure packed.
Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
In short, #ENGR145 preaches pressure. Avoid the hard part about the hard parts cc @bhorowitz. Sell downhill w/gravity pic.twitter.com/a5GZnZJcxx

Selling “downhill” is slang for ‘cross the chasm from the right’
Relieve more pressure by pre-studying engineering 145 before you take #ENGR145. In addition to the 2 videos that were 9 minutes 59 seconds, there are 4 books and 3 blog posts to study before you take Engineering 145
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Like an abacus helped you Asian people, ENGR 145’s two anchor videos move Silicon Valley to the right on the entrepreneur bell curve 
is a bit ly I memorized that links to
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Larry Chiang
Co-founder & CEO of Duck9
Stanford University’s Founding Entrepreneur in Residence
Duck9 = Deep Underground Credit Knowledge 9
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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
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