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Venture Hacked Event and Syllabus for May 2015 Event “#vcSecrets”

by Larry Chiang on April 23, 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, “D.u.c.k.9; Deep Underground (venture) Capital Knowledge 9 and ducking Ch9 bankruptcy”.

NY Fashion Week has supermodels getting a high FICO credit score because I supermodel on-the-side
By Larry Chiang
VCs have secrets. 
For one night only, Duck9 will stand for “Digital Underground CAPITAL Knowledge 9” Duck 9 #vcSecrets that will bankrupt us. 
Problem: Founders (mostly technical founders) get screwed. we get stuck w #3 co-founder pay & sub 20% that’s vested over 4 years. 
Or worse…, employee #1 – #4 [equity + pay], while doing majority of work. Often, we get fired. 
Solution: all answered & solved at the May “Venture Hacked “event #vcSecrets
I have a few secrets too! Here are a couple to get out of the way so all y’all can get your learn on. My bio is available at “Larry Chiang stanford bio”. My bio shouldn’t intimidate anyone. How I make money: I sell credit cards to sorority girls. 
VCs, vc secrets and startup coverage is a full time hobby. 

Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)


Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
At Coupa Cafe and at Evvia @StanfordBiz, student #CSmajorCEO‘s and #csMajorCRO‘s get raked by investors #VCsecrets

Question: How do I find a technical co-founder for my idea

Lisa Falzone is a genius MS&E / #ENGR145 alum. Engr 145 is a free class at YouTube. At Stanford Engr 145 is “technology entrepreneurship” taught by Tom Byers and Tom Kosnik. Professors!

My two anchor videos move you to the right on the entrepreneur bell curve 
‘#VCsecrets’ AGENDA
– What to pay attention to
– What Steve Blank knows about founders who might and will get fired by VCs, but is shy to say #VCsecrets
– How it might turn out for you
– What Travis Kalanik taught me during a Cory Levy conference about founder countermeasures for when a VC’s screwing us
– what things mean
– how “signature business subroutines” work. For example #GuaGuaGuacamole. 
– how do you deal with MBAs that want to pay us with equity only (2%, no salary)
– What do we as women need to do #VCsecrets
-10 random counterintuitive morsels worth the price of admission
/10a/ Get paid to launch #HTMMWYMM
/10b/ Engineer up a tidal wave of momentum, perpetual promotion machine #EUTWMPPM
/10c/ They’re not acronyms. They are ‘signature business recipes’
/10d/ #SelfFundSellFun
/10e/ charging a vc $300 bucks makes them all more likely to respect you as a founder who can ask for money. 
/10f/ how do you get your first 10 customers Re Dan Shipper
MIT engineer, Professor Bob. 
/10g/ How do you get your first two customers 
/10h/ How do you quit and win
You start a joke franchise, get real sales, launch at a real tech conference and DJ 2 API’s
/10i/ Steve Blank’s points
/10j/ how do you get your first paying customer right now!
10k) is your FICO 766+
Take notes on this video 
/ 10L / execute a LTMVTA 
/10M/ How to contact VCs via emailing (like Evan Reas did does) and gmail alerting VCs 
As CEO of Duck9, I’m using LCRRM for a negative $10.03
Stanford University’s Founding EIR (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” came out 11-11-14
52 Cards. Two Jokers. What They DO Teach You at Stanford Engineering
Cutting sales deals as an 9 year old

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