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Hack Networking at SXSW’s, Silicon Valley Bank’s, Back-to-Back-to-Back Entrepreneur Events

by Larry Chiang on March 6, 2015

Larry Chiang’s 5th book, What They Don’t Teach You At Stanford Business School, launched after a Harvard Law School keynote on the New York Fashion Week runway 09-09-2009. He knows how to sniff out grand openings and crashed them with his dog Baxter. As CEO of Duck9, he spearheads to effort to get college consumers get a FICO over 750. Post H.L.S. keynote, Harvard Business wrote: “What They Don’t Teach You at Stanford Business School” (his latest post was done #shirtless as a yogi who “Sets an intention for SXSW“.

NY Fashion Week has supermodels getting a high FICO credit score because I supermodel on-the-side
By Larry Chiang
Stanford engineering s-e-e-m-s innovative because it teaches sales inside ENGR145. Engineers who sell seem new and novel. CS majors who code and promote seem like a new animal that #ENGR145 or/and CS 183 and/or Sam Altman’s CS 183b produced.
I’m from a family of founders. My dad and his brothers. All co-founded or solo founded something. All studied engineering. So combining engineering and sales isn’t new. It’s fifth generation old. It’s like the “Fifth Epiphany” (more on that later)
What I’m saying is that sales skills plus CS skills inside of you plus four CS major co-founders that all code and all sell is not innovative. It’s what they did in china forever ago. So, with that in mind, let’s focus on hacking SVB’s slew of SXSW events:

Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
Did anyone blog the Silicon Valley Bank slew of #SxSW events?

Oh wait, wordpress is passé
But so was Obi Wan’s light sabre #R2D2vc


When I say “Silicon Valley Bank”, I mean their Austin Texas branch in addition to their Menlo Park location. There are parties set up in downtown Austin that coincide with south by southwest (SXSW)


Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)


Silicon Valley Bank (@SVB_Financial)
Calling all entrepreneurs–book office hours @ #SVBSXSW Next Stop Lounge in #Austin. More #SXSW info:


Here are your networking options:
– Tweet the Bank (@SVB_Financial) to get an invite 
– if you’re a CS major with a company, text me for a warm intro 650-283-8008
– if you’re a CS major, email me and I’ll wedge you in for vc office hours.
At a svb sponsored event there was live batting cage hitting. I chose instead to just stretch at “Hearts After Dark” benefitting SF General Hospital.
Google the “fifth epiphany”
I’m out of time
Google what confuses u

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