Tag Archives: college

Tools of an Entrepreneur: The Notebook

Recently I was reading Professor Wallingford’s course post-mortem where he makes some closing remarks about his Intelligent Systems course. In his course he required his students to keep an engineer’s notebook. Unsurprisingly, this idea is met with resistance from students. Speaking as a student, I’m not entirely sure how I would have embraced the requirement.

The Year Of Win – Remembering 2010

The year of 2010 was very intense.. From January to March I was working 20+ hours a week, going to school full time, and trying to launch a company. It was a rigorous schedule, but it led to some fantastic developments. Towards the end of January I was participating in a business plan competition that

Mark Suster’s Honest Advice on Starting a Company

One of the reasons I love Hacker News is that people lead me not just to great material, but to other web sites that host great material. Someone within the last day or two linked to this talk by Mark Suster, a serial entrepreneur turned VC, and after watching it I spent hours perusing Stanford’s

RE: “I Just Need A Programmer”

A few weeks ago Eugene Wallingford, a friend of mine and Comp. Sci. department head at the University of Northern Iowa, wrote an interesting article on his interactions with entrepreneurs. It was a fun read, especially since I know exactly where he is coming from. As a student involved with entrepreneurship, I meet and encourage