The Ultralight Startup
The Ultralight Starup

The Ultralight Startup shows you don't need an MBA, a trust fund, or even experience running your own company to become a star in the tech world. The Ultralight Startup is a comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide that will prepare any entrepreneur for success. Learn how to raise money, launch a product, get covered on TechCrunch, and the secrets behind companies like Onswipe, Foursquare, Twitter, Dropbox, Mint, and more.

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07 May

Quality

Quality

Tweet“I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious.” – Vince Lombardi Let’s take this scenario: Think of the difference between shiny new […]

11 Apr

Four reasons why @Foursquare is priceless

Four reasons why @Foursquare is priceless

TweetA lot of people are debating Foursquare’s valuation after they announced a new 41 million dollar round. It’s long term mission and value is something way more than whatever you could come up with today. I think it’s a moot point: Foursquare is a priceless company. Here’s why: “What Google built to drive you to […]

14 Mar

14 Ways To Be A Great Startup CEO

14 Ways To Be A Great Startup CEO

Tweet//This post originally was published at Onstartups, where you can check out more of my writing Everyone thinks that being a startup CEO is a glamorous job or one that has to be a ton of fun. That’s what I now refer to as the “glamour brain” speaking aka the startup life you hear about […]

26 Dec

NYC Students: Want a Fast Track Into The Book Publishing Industry? Intern To Help Launch My Book With A Major Publisher.

NYC Students:  Want a Fast Track Into The Book Publishing Industry? Intern To Help Launch My Book With A Major Publisher.

TweetYou’re a junior or senior either majoring in english or PR and want to get a fast track into the publishing industry. My book, The Ultralight Startup , launches this spring. It’s published by Penguin Publishing, an imprint of Pearson, one of the world’s largest publishers in the world. This is a once in a […]

03 Jun

Why Onswipe Just Raised A $5,000,000 Series Awesome

Why Onswipe Just Raised A $5,000,000 Series Awesome

Tweet We just announced that we raised a Series Awesome. Yes, the documents actually say that :). Most people are probably wondering what prompted us to do this such a short while after we closed our seed round literally 5 months ago from today. Here’s why: Bigger Opportunity Than We Thought Andy at Betaworks put […]