Ben Affleck’s ‘Boiler Room’ Speech

Ben Affleck’s ‘Boiler Room’ Speech An awesome speech by the head of an investment bank / broking firm in the movie “Boiler Room”. One of the best I’ve ever heard. >> Ben Affleck in Boiler Room – Speech – Video Text Transcript Okay. Here’s the deal. I’m not here to waste your time. I hope […]

R. I. P. Swoopo

Swoopo – the Penny Auction, Pay-Per-Bid Site – Files for Bankruptcy Swoopo, one of the most brilliant money-making ideas that I had seen in execution – a pay-per-bid auction site, has apparently filed for bankruptcy. It had a very innovative business model, in which the bidders in an auction paid for every bid, rather than […]

The Characters of Silicon Valley

The Characters of Silicon Valley People you will often encounter in the startup world, especially in Silicon Valley. Here is a list of the best ones. Startup Founder: You have done one of the following things: – Raised capital (including joined an incubator) – Generated revenue – Registered a business entity for that specific project […]

Of Dead-End Jobs and Millionaire-Making Apps

So true. 😐 via Dilbert

Best Startup Movies

Best Movies on Startups and Entrepreneurship There comes a point in every entrepreneur’s life, when he needs some inspiration to keep moving forward. What’s more inspiring than a movie about a startup, about startup life and the harsh realities, as well as the joys of being an entrepreneur? In this post, I will try to […]