Multidisciplinary Engineering Computer science, Thermodynamics, Design Contrast, alignment, Psychology Social proof, reciprocity Mathematics Statistics, power law, Business Accounting, economics
Engineering* Easier: Engineering > Business Harder: Business > Engineering Absolute must of you are doing an internet company
Minimal Viable Product Absolute simplest & efficient way to test a hypothesis. while Traction is not True: Idea = Hypothesis Experiment = Market Traction = True or False Idea + Experiment = Traction
Caution MVP is not a startup, it’s step 0
Action Items Take 1 class not related to your major or watch Khan Academy Try one Minimal Viable Product Work at something you are excited about this summer, think about what that is now.
“Life is too short to work at a boring company” www.startupdigest.com
What is traction? How does SD make money? Do I need to raise money? What’s next after the MVP? Do I need to move to Silicon Valley? How else can I get started now? Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org How do I learn about new subjects? Who taught you the multidisciplinary learning? How do I learn programming? What if my advisors won’t let me take other classes?