Walker Twitter Highlights: April 26th – May 22nd

by Scott Edward Walker on May 23rd, 2016

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, blog posts and video clips relating to startups, entrepreneurship and legal issues.  Below are my five most popular tweets (via bitly) for the past four weeks.  Cheers, Scott

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Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs: “It’s You”

by Scott Edward Walker on May 22nd, 2016

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last.  Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

Welcome to our weekly series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, trying to iterate on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs: “If It Were Easy, Everyone Would Do It”

by Scott Edward Walker on May 8th, 2016

Welcome to our weekly series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, trying to iterate on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

More Words of Wisdom from Steve Jobs

by Scott Edward Walker on May 1st, 2016

Steve Jobs

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Walker Twitter Highlights: April 4th – 25th

by Scott Edward Walker on April 26th, 2016

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, blog posts and video clips relating to startups, entrepreneurship and legal issues.  Below are my five most popular tweets (via bitly) for the past three weeks, the first three of which are Quora-related.  Cheers, Scott

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Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs: “Do It…Just Do It”

by Scott Edward Walker on April 23rd, 2016

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last.  Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

Welcome to our weekly series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we post a short video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching a venture, trying to execute on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

p.s. special thanks to Ali Ivmark (Co-founder of our new client Drillz Inc.) for sharing this video.

Words of Wisdom from Fred Wilson

by Scott Edward Walker on April 13th, 2016

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“They All Were Just Someone Until They Believed”

by Scott Edward Walker on April 9th, 2016

Welcome to our weekly series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, trying to iterate on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

 

 

Walker Twitter Highlights: March 14th – April 3rd

by Scott Edward Walker on April 4th, 2016

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, blog posts and video clips relating to startups, entrepreneurship and legal issues.  Below are my five most popular tweets (via bitly) for the past three weeks.  Cheers, Scott

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“You’re Just Too Soft to Beat Me” (via Gary V)

by Scott Edward Walker on March 27th, 2016

Welcome to our weekly series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, trying to iterate on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

The Importance of Due Diligence in M&A Transactions

by Scott Edward Walker on March 21st, 2016

INTRODUCTION

I’ve been handling a number of M&A transactions over the past few months from the buy-side, and one mistake I’m repeatedly seeing is the failure of the acquirer to perform an adequate due-diligence investigation of the target.  As I discuss in this video from a few years back (starting at the 0:24 mark), I first learned of the importance of due diligence as a young lawyer at a major law firm in New York City.  Indeed, this lesson stuck with me – and it applies regardless of the size of the acquisition.

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“It’s About How Hard You Can Get Hit and Keep Moving Forward”

by Scott Edward Walker on March 20th, 2016

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last.  Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

Welcome to our weekly series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, trying to iterate on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

Walker Twitter Highlights: February 22nd – March 13th

by Scott Edward Walker on March 14th, 2016

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, blog posts and video clips relating to startups, entrepreneurship and legal issues.  Below are my five most popular tweets (via bitly) for the past three weeks.  Cheers, Scott

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Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs: “I Will What I Want” (via Misty Copeland)

by Scott Edward Walker on March 6th, 2016

Welcome to our weekly series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, trying to iterate on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

Words of Wisdom from Tim Cook

by Scott Edward Walker on March 5th, 2016

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Walker Twitter Highlights: February 1st – 21st

by Scott Edward Walker on February 22nd, 2016

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, blog posts and video clips relating to startups, entrepreneurship and legal issues.  Below are my five most popular tweets (via bitly) for the past three weeks.  Cheers, Scott

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“I Knew the One Thing I Might Regret Is Not Ever Having Tried” (via Jeff Bezos)

by Scott Edward Walker on February 20th, 2016

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More Words of Wisdom from Sam Altman

by Scott Edward Walker on February 13th, 2016

Sam Altman startup

To Our Clients & Friends: Welcome to our series “Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed.”  Each week, we post a favorite video clip of a successful entrepreneur, investor or business leader on a variety of topics.  This week, we again present Sam Altman, the President of Y Combinator and the former co-founder and CEO of Loopt.

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Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs: “Men Build Things, Then We Die”

by Scott Edward Walker on February 7th, 2016

Welcome to our weekly series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, trying to iterate on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

The Importance of Vesting Schedules – Part 2

by Scott Edward Walker on February 6th, 2016

Zuck at Harvard

“I didn’t even know what a vesting schedule was… [and] that mistake probably cost me billions of dollars.” –Zuck

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Walker Twitter Highlights: January 11th – 31st

by Scott Edward Walker on January 31st, 2016

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, blog posts and video clips relating to startups, entrepreneurship and legal issues.  Below are my five most popular tweets (via bitly) for the past three weeks.  Cheers, Scott

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Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs: “It’s Not Rocket Surgery”

by Scott Edward Walker on January 30th, 2016

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last.  Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

Welcome to our weekly series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, trying to iterate on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

Words of Wisdom from Elon Musk

by Scott Edward Walker on January 24th, 2016

Elon Musk

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“The Only Way to Do Great Work Is To Love What You Do” (via Steve Jobs)

by Scott Edward Walker on January 17th, 2016

Welcome to our weekly series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, trying to iterate on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

Walker Twitter Highlights: December 21st – January 10th

by Scott Edward Walker on January 11th, 2016

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, blog posts and video clips relating to startups, entrepreneurship and legal issues.  Below are my five most popular tweets (via bitly) for the past three weeks.  Cheers, Scott

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