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The Risk Mitigated, Risk Minimized Method to Start a Startup (ERR START A COMPANY!)

by Larry Chiang on September 18, 2013

By Larry Chiang
I’m from the future.
Some of y’all start risky startups that might fail. Well, as sure as how I anointed myself #1 in Entrepreneur Shit (get it?! It’s a hiLarryAss double entendre of entrepreneurship, hat tips to Mark Suster)
Anyway, without giving away the plot from the future 😉 Here is my present in the present…
A hashtag
#RMRMRE
wha??
Yup! RMRMRE is
Risk mitigates
Risk Minimized
Risk Eliminated
I present to you four “Larry Chiang live action business case studies”
Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
I’m featuring @marcusnelson @jowyang in a blog post. Don’t be scared. It’s like every other article #ENGR145
@garrytan @dannysullivan u too

Hat tip and thank you to Tom Kosnik, Stanford Re case studies that I learned about while at Stanford Engineering

Marcus Nelson (@marcusnelson)
Wow, this is going to be huge, Congrats @jowyang » Jeremiah’s new venture; moving on from @altimeter add.vc/tCb #startup

Btw, Marcus Nelson started Addvocate.
He started UserVoice.
Then went to Salesforce.
Then started a sequel company to Saleforce: Addvocate

Jermiah Owyang started a company that is a sequel company that is a sequel to Altimeter

http://www.web-strategist.com/blog/2013/09/18/jeremiahs-new-venture-moving-on-from-altimeter/

@garrytan
He started Posterous. Sold it to Twitter
Then started PostHaven.
 

@dannysullivan
He started Search Engine Watch
Then he started Search Engine LandSequels have very little risk.

ENGR145’s Anchor Concept: Lemonade and Gua Gua Guacamole
It moves you to the right on the entrepreneur bell curve
See the part where RMRMRE corresponds to the focus of this article / title of this article??CEO of Duck9

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CEO of Duck9
Stanford University Entrepreneur in Residence, Emeritus
Duck9 = “Deep Underground Credit Knowledge” 9
125 University Avenue/ 100
Palo Alto CA 94301
650-566-9600
650-566-9696 (direct)
650-283-8008 (cell)
****************
“What They Don’t Teach You at Business School”
Read my last 10 tweets at http://www.Twitter.com/LarryChiang
Author, NY Times Bestseller
“What They Will NEVER Teach You at Stanford Business School” 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
##########
Duck9 is part of UCMS Inc.
630-705-5555

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