Book Review – Zero to One by Peter Thiel

I recommend reading Zero to One. The concepts introduced throughout the book are thought provoking and often counterintuitive. You’ll¬†likely find yourself disagreeing with some points and thinking deeply about his ideas. It’s clear that Peter Thiel has thought a lot about innovation and creating a successful company. Below I’ve outlined some key ideas from the …

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What I learned from buying Minecraft

Minecraft, in my mind, is one of the most successful startups in all time. Bootstraped by one developer in Sweden (@Notch) the company never needed to raise capital, earned revenue of over $400 Million dollars and had a $2.5 Billion exit. All within 5 years. Minecraft was a runaway success because it was and is …

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Book Review – Startup Playbook by Sam Altman

This is the best place to start if you want to know what makes a successful startup. It’s simple and to the point. Check it out for free here. Written by the president of Y Combinator the simplicity should be taken as a sign of great value. In one sitting you can find out what …

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