Under promise. Over deliver.– My Personal Motto
TED Talks - Seth Priebathsch on Gamification →
I am fascinated by the process of gamificaiton. I enjoyed this particular TED Talk by Princeton dropout Seth Priebathsch since it goes into detailed stages of creating a game. My startup team is currently adding gaming features to our software, and this video me helped identify ways to do so. Additionally, if you are interested in gamification here is a link to my previous post on the...
Make a plan. See it through.– Neil Caffrey (White Collar)
Wall Street Journal Verses The Financial Times
I have a subscription to the Wall Street Journal through my school, and I individually subscribe to the Financial Times. Both of the newspapers are widely read and respected by finance professionals. However, I recently decided that I prefer the Financial Times, and are the reasons why. Table Explained Quality- is important since it makes the newspaper easier...
Raising Venture Capital Funds for an Early Stage...
My startup is currently in the stage of raising more capital. In the past, we raised $25,000, received a few hours of pro bono legal advice, and were given an office space from a middle market VC for a 5% stake in our company. This was a great deal. Especially since we got the funds with a short pitch with a PowerPoint riddled with mistakes. Now we want to raise more capital. $125,000 more to be...
Goals Before Graduation (May 2012)
Summer has started! The seniors at my university just graduated, and I am about to start my investment banking internship in a couple of weeks. Saying goodbye to my senior friends has been bittersweet. On one hand, I am closer to working full-time, and on the other, my time at school is coming to an end. Since I don’t believe in regrets, here is a list of goals I want to accomplish before I...
7 Ways to Say No →
I have a tough time saying no. I’m lucky enough to have many opportunities; however, I can always improve efficiency if I specialize. Moreover, I am sometime too nice, going out of my way to help someone else out, even if it inconveniences me. Above is a link to the site Zen Habits. The author blogs about interesting ways to balance health and work. I will definitely practice some of his...