My train ride. On my way to meet Silicon Valley investors. Is this all a dream?
CEO checklist http://scott.a16z.com/2012/05/14/the-ceos-weekly-checklist/
I'm on the right.
Brand is a tricky concept for investors to understand and identify in advance. But what’s understood is that if you manage to build a brand, you build a monopoly. http://blakemasters.tumblr.com/post/22405055017/peter-thiels-cs183-startup-class-9-notes-essay
Yes, you can post YouTube clips on diary.com!
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DESIGN THE UI FIRST!
http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/2008/04/ui-first-software-development.html It shouldn't be difficult to sit down with a few basic tools and slap together a rough mockup of how the user interface will look. However, it is extremely important at this point to stay out of technical development environments when mocking your user interface, or the temptation to turn the model into the product may be too strong for your team to resist. Try to avoid the prototype pitfall.
Lessons Learned Value propositions come in two forms: they solve a problem or they fulfill a human social need Social Needs are friendship, dating, sex, entertainment, art, communication, blogs, confession, networking, gambling, religion, etc. They have always been fulfilled face-to-face They are now moving on-line The market size for these applications equals the entire human race These are the ultimate applications