Tropical MBA Notes 2020

TMBA526: Our Business Goals for the New Year Date: 2020-01-02 Link Work to learn. Not to earn. For physical products the scary part is putting a lot of chips down for one specific iteration of the product (inventory). It always takes someone a while to come into a business and be effective. TMBA527: Letting Go… Continue reading Tropical MBA Notes 2020

Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Notes 2014-2015

Title: Optimal Traits and Sustainable Advantages Date: 2014-10-01 Speaker: Kevin Hartz, Julia Hartz (Eventbrite) Link: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders What kind of industry can you disrupt with technology? It isn’t about disrupting it is about democratizing. The advent of technology will make it easier for people to gather offline. Learn by doing. Just start building. Capital… Continue reading Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Notes 2014-2015

Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Notes 2013-2014

Title: There is Always a Way Forward Date: 2013-10-02 Speaker: Matthew Rabinowitz (Natera) Link: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Choose a problem that is really worthy of you and several years of your life. Be a little bit irreverent. Work out the things you want to do for the sake of doing them–because they make you feel… Continue reading Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Notes 2013-2014

Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Notes 2012-2013

Title: A Startup in Harmony Date: 2012-10-03 Speaker: Ge Wang, Jeff Smith (Smule) Link: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders By sanctioning rebellion you’ve taken all of the fun out of it. (Ge Wang) Every last person on this planet has the ability to be creative. (Ge Wang) Technology is something that does not have to be in… Continue reading Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Notes 2012-2013

Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Notes 2011-2012

Title: Entrepreneurship Gives Life Meaning Date: 2011-10-05 Speaker: David Friedberg (The Climate Corporation) Link: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders It is important to be organized. 70% of businesses are affected by the weather every year. When you are presented with opportunities where you feel you can make a really big impact it is worth doing it in… Continue reading Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Notes 2011-2012

Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Notes 2010-2011

Title: Chile: Launching a Global Entrepreneurship Hub Date: 2010-09-22 Speaker: Juan AndrĂ©s Fontaine (Chilean Government) Link: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Change the world through innovation. Chile has a lot of connections with Asia because 40% of their exports go to Asia. They are trying to get Chile to be the innovation hub of South America by… Continue reading Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Notes 2010-2011