Posts Tagged ‘Mark Zuckerberg’

More Words of Wisdom from Mark Zuckerberg

by Scott Edward Walker on March 7th, 2013

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Top Ten Posts in 2012

by Scott Edward Walker on January 1st, 2013

Happy New Year!  Below is a list of my top ten posts in 2012 based on pageviews.  You should also check out “Managing Startups: Best Posts of 2012,” a solid compilation by Tom Eisenmann, Professor at the Harvard Business School, of the best startup posts in 2012 (including my posts below addressing convertible notes).  Cheers, Scott

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Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed: Mark Zuckerberg

by Scott Edward Walker on October 4th, 2012

To Our Clients & Friends: Welcome to our weekly series “Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed.”  Each week, we post a short video clip of a successful entrepreneur, investor or business leader on a variety of topics.  This week, we again present Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook and a brilliant entrepreneur.

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Congrats Zuck!

by Scott Edward Walker on May 17th, 2012

To Our Clients & Friends: Welcome to our weekly series “Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed.”  Each week, we post a short video clip of a successful entrepreneur, investor or business leader on a variety of topics.

This week, in celebration of Facebook’s initial public offering tomorrow, we again present Mark Zuckerberg, an amazing, inspirational entrepreneur.  Congrats Zuck!  All the hard work and perseverance has paid-off.

Walker Twitter Highlights: April 30th – May 13th

by Scott Edward Walker on May 14th, 2012

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting blog posts, articles and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship and startups, M&A and legal issues.  Below are my five most popular tweets (via bit.ly) for the past two weeks and a few blog-related tweets.  If you’d like to see all of my tweets (or an RSS feed of them), you can do so here.  Cheers, Scott

 

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Walker Twitter Highlights: January 30th – February 5th

by Scott Edward Walker on February 6th, 2012

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting blog posts, articles and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship and startups, M&A and legal issues.  Below are my five most popular tweets (via bit.ly) for the past week and a couple of blog-related tweets.  If you’d like to see all of my tweets (or an RSS feed of them), you can do so here.  Cheers, Scott

 

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Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed: Mark Zuckerberg (Words of Wisdom)

by Scott Edward Walker on February 3rd, 2012

To Our Clients & Friends: Welcome to our weekly series entitled “Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed.”  Each week, we post a short video clip of a successful entrepreneur, investor or business leader on a variety of topics to help entrepreneurs succeed.

This week, in celebration of the filing of Facebook’s S-1 registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, we again present Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook and indeed an amazing, inspirational entrepreneur.

Below is five-minute highlight video of Mark and some of his “words of wisdom.”  I have also set forth below a copy of the letter he wrote to potential investors as part of the registration statement.  It is an extraordinary document, chock full of golden nuggets for entrepreneurs (particularly in “The Hacker Way” section).

I hope you enjoy them both.  Many thanks, Scott

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What Makes a Great Entrepreneur?

by Scott Edward Walker on January 19th, 2011

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I’ve worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs over my 17+ years of practicing law, and clients and friends ask me all the time: “What makes a great entrepreneur?  Why do some entrepreneurs make it and others fail?  Hey Scott, what’s the secret sauce to being a successful entrepreneur?”


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Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed: Paul Graham

by Scott Edward Walker on October 27th, 2010

To Our Clients & Friends: Welcome to our weekly series “Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed.”  Each week, we post a short video clip of a successful entrepreneur, investor or business leader on a variety of topics to help entrepreneurs succeed.

Today, as a bonus to the Mark Zuckerberg clip posted on Monday, we present startup guru Paul Graham, co-founder of Y Combinator and a very smart guy.  Indeed, I was discussing Paul last night during my presentation to the Lean Startup Circle in Portland.  In this interesting, recent four-minute clip (courtesy of TechCrunch), Paul discusses, among other things, (i) how  negotiating leverage has shifted to the founders in connection with angel financings; (ii) how much cheaper it is to launch a startup these days; and (iii) how it is becoming “social acceptable” to launch a startup.  I hope you enjoy it.  Many thanks, Scott

Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed: Mark Zuckerberg

by Scott Edward Walker on October 25th, 2010

To Our Clients & Friends: Welcome to our weekly series entitled “Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed.”  Each week, we post a short video clip of a successful entrepreneur, investor or business leader on a variety of topics to help entrepreneurs succeed.

This week, we again present Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook and a brilliant entrepreneur.  We previously shared a clip from Mark’s presentation at Stanford University (via Stanford University’s Entrepreneurship Corner) in which he discussed building and managing his Facebook team.

In this interesting three-minute clip (from Y Combinator’s recent Startup School), Mark discusses (i) Facebook’s acquisition strategy, (ii) the importance of hiring “the best” people and (iii) creating and maintaining an entrepreneurial culture.  I hope you enjoy it.  Many thanks, Scott

Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed: Mark Zuckerberg

by Scott Edward Walker on July 6th, 2010

To Our Clients & Friends: Welcome to our weekly series entitled “Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed.”  Each week, we post a short video presentation or interview of a successful entrepreneur, investor or business leader on a variety of topics to help entrepreneurs succeed.

This week, we present Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook and a brilliant entrepreneur (courtesy of Stanford University’s Entrepreneurship Corner).  In this interesting, three-minute excerpt (from October 2005), Mark discusses building and managing his Facebook team.

As a bonus video, we also present Jim Breyer, Managing Partner of Accel Partners, who briefly talks about the importance of Mark’s listening skills and his ability to experiment.  I hope you enjoy them.  Thanks, Scott