3 Thinking Patterns That Are Dangerous for Startups

One of the things that always fascinates me is how people think and how they go from a bunch of assumptions to their actual conclusion. And that path is often influenced by a thinking pattern. There are 3 dangerous patterns…

Have You No Sense of Decency?

There’s an issue that’s been driving me insane lately. And nobody talks about it, even though it’s at the heart of a lot of discussions in startup land: discussions on bubbles, valuations, investors, jobs… Here’s the fact: it’s an absolute…

Give Me Your Tired, Your Hungry, Your Researchers…

This week, I got to present our newest school to researchers who want to use their knowledge and found the next great DeepTech startup: Blue Mirror. France, Europe, and really the whole world have tons of talent making their way…

Power Shift in Startup Land

Liquidation preference is one of the most widely accepted and bizarre ideas in all of startup land. As a quick refresher, preferred stock with a liquidation preference is essentially a guarantee for investors. As opposed to common stock, it gives…

Educate Yourself — Scale is Coming #2

Pretty much every country in the world is asking the same questions about education. How do we make sure our schools aren’t left behind in the digital world? What reforms should we be making? Why are students, parents, professors and…