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Best Entrepreneurship Question of the Month!

by Larry Chiang on February 27, 2015

Larry Chiang’s book, What They Don’t Teach You At Stanford Business School, has an entire chapter devoted to “Character Compassing”. As CEO of Duck9, he helps institutions make credit receivables less risky and plays the other side to by getting college consumers get a FICO over 750. Post Harvard Law School keynote, Harvard Business wrote: “What They Don’t Teach You at Stanford Business School“. This post is about, “How to tell if the startup you’re joining is going to make you salary and stock rich”.

NY Fashion Week has supermodels getting a high FICO credit score because I supermodel on-the-side
By Larry Chiang
Ian from Palo Alto’s community’s college asked a question so good, I tweeted it:
Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
How do I pick a startup to join that be the next X??


We were networking with a VC that was employee #250-500, so it was pretty special. Google employee #250-500 said: “Find smart people”
News flash, Palo Alto +/- 50 miles is packed with uber smart people. Lol, finding people with sub 150 IQs are actually “the anomaly”. Anyway, let’s break down “HOW TO JOIN A STARTUP THAT WILL BE THE NEXT UBER?”
Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
As an engineer, you’re like a VC bc you’re ‘funding’ a startup with code. Often, way more valuable than capital


Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
23 Things to Look For.

Get all 23 magical tips via the official Twitter app here. It’s on the LarryChiang timeline BEGINNING  2/26/15, 9:46 AM

I dispense wisdom like it’s an Easter egg hunt at Evvia on Valentine’s Day
Note: Ryan Graves found Travis and Garrett, co-founders of Uber, by networking. Networking is “deal flow” for CS majors. By deals, I mean ‘potential unicorns’.
Lisa Falzone, unicorn. (that is me on the left, taking notes of what ceo of Revel Systems, Lisa Falzone said at the GSB, Stanford, Feb 5, 2015.)
23 team characteristics in finding the next Uber Unicorn is what I call “#R2D2 VC” on the LarryChiang timeline BEGINNING  2/26/15, 9:46 AM. Look for the word “Team.”

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