Startup: The Book

#1 Amazon Best Seller in two categories: Startups & Starting a Business How to build your Silicon Valley startup How to find co-founders Find accelerators, incubators, co-working spaces How to deal with angel investors and VC venture capital 26 interviews with...

Chaos Monkeys: The Book

  “Chaos Monkeys” by Antonio Garcia Martinez (hereafter, AGM) worked as a quant at Goldman-Sachs, came to Silicon Valley in 2008, did a small startup at Y-Combinator, and joined Facebook, where he worked on the advertising engine. He describes his experiences in...

Find Intern Openings

Do you want to be an intern in Silicon Valley? Before you start, really think about what you want to do and what you want to learn. Don’t just get an internship with whoever accepts you. Here are my tips on how to find your right internship. Intern at a Big...

Events and Calendars in Silicon Valley

A list of calendars for tech events and startup events in Silicon Valley from San Jose to San Francisco: SVForum.com Meetup.com StartupGrind TechVenue.com StartupDigest.com BizJournals.com/SanJose Lanyrd.com Tie.org for Silicon Valley SiliconVikings.com LiveSF.com Fun...

Junk Content Is Junk Food

Ev Williams, co-founder of Twitter, talks about Twitter and content sites.   He makes an interesting comment:   “If you look at feedback loops like likes and retweets, they’ve been very carefully crafted to maximise certain types of behaviours. But if we reward people...

111 Growth Hacking Ideas

Here are 111 ideas (actually, 305! 🙂 for Growth Hacking (GH). But first, just exactly what is growth hacking? It’s a bunch of ways to grow bigger faster. I’ve sorted these into several areas: visibility, onboarding, retention, and offboarding. In other...