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Augusto Marietti
Here’s a great talk by Fred Wilson about the trends that he’s seeing for the coming year: http://vimeo.com/8786018
Augusto Marietti
This guy is pure genius! Dragging a trolley suitcase with a backpack…
Augusto Marietti
These are some highly recommended books for startups Image credit: https://flic.kr/p/awK9vK Hi there! I have compiled a list of blogs which Mashapers read regularly. Apart from Hacker News which has become my daily drug, we go through every blog mentioned below at least once a week Hacker News Hacker News was created by the Y-Combinator team, and acts more like a moderated hacker voice. It has become my daily morning read, and first source of information to discover what’s happening out there. TechCrunch Founded by Michael Arrington in 2005, TechCrunch has quickly become the standard for tech startups news. They…
Augusto Marietti
Here’s a big shout out to all the students, professors, and many more who attended and actively participated in the Mashape Event! Thanks!! Want to be updated on future events? Join our Meetup Group
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Snacks and beer Just a snack to relax the mind after a hard day of coding for Mashapers…
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Goodbye Google ChinaImage credit: https://flic.kr/p/7KFhLu Reproduced from the Official Google Blog on the shutting down of Google.cn Like many other well-known organizations, we face cyber attacks of varying degrees on a regular basis. In mid-December, we detected a highly sophisticated and targeted attack on our corporate infrastructure originating from China that resulted in the theft of intellectual property from Google. However, it soon became clear that what at first appeared to be solely a security incident—albeit a significant one—was something quite different. First, this attack was not just on Google. As part of our investigation we have discovered that at…
Augusto Marietti
Paul Graham Image credit: https://flic.kr/p/d8zi2 We extracted the key points from a talk by Paul Graham titled Paul Graham’s Lessons For Startups 2006 Release early – iterate based on users’ reactions & create a sense of urgency to fix live bugs Keep pumping out features – force yourself to improve by listening to users & avoiding complexity, continuous improvement is great marketing Make users happy – show users what the software does, loyal users are worth more than gold Fear the right things – worry about startups and future competitors, not big companies or current competitors. Top concerns: internal miscues,…
Augusto Marietti
It’s the new year and we’re super excited about what’s to come!…
Augusto Marietti
Merry XMas everyone!…
Augusto Marietti
“It’s more important to launch a product and new features and iterate rather than take the extra time necessary to ‘perfect’ a product or feature before launch” – Reid Hoffman, Founder of LinkedIn…
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