Where Einstein Meets Edison

“I’m 52 years old, so you can’t say I don’t have a full deck” – Tim Draper

“I’m 52 years old, so you can’t say I don’t have a full deck” – Tim Draper

Apr 25, 2011

This guest post was written by Kiran Divvela. Kiran started his career at Apple, where he built software for early prototypes of the iPhone’s touchscreen. In addition, he has worked on product at two venture-backed startups: LoyaltyLab and DotBlu. Most recently he was a VC associate at Founder Collective. He blogs. As the title of this post suggests, Tim...

So You Want to Join a Startup?

So You Want to Join a Startup?

Sep 27, 2010

You’ve worked at a big company for a few years, graduated from business school or with a PhD degree and now you’re feeling the entrepreneurial itch. As with most entrepreneurs, you want to position yourself to control the wheel instead of serving as a cog in the wheel.  In short, you want to be an integral part of a startup. The first question that arises...

A Match Made in MIT

A Match Made in MIT

Sep 14, 2010

If you have heard Joe Barillari speak about his company, Virebo, and MIT’s role in Virebo’s launch, you probably walked away thinking it was a perfect union between two entities. Virebo is a young software startup on a mission to reduce customer costs by tracking and analyzing the usage of printers and intelligently providing important feedback about the...

An IdeaStorm’s A Brewin’

An IdeaStorm’s A Brewin’

Apr 3, 2010

Wi-Fi enabled parking meters that automatically give you a ticket when your meter expires.Believe it or not, a group of 15 hyper-educated, TechCrunch reading, Red Bull sipping, pillars of the startup ecosystem came up with this idea.  Where, you ask?  IdeaStorm. IdeaStorm engages students, engineers, entrepreneurs, and increasingly, investors, in an hour-long...