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23-Feb presentation to IgniteNYC covering my 14 years of startup trials leading to 9 months of MyBlogLog blis and the sale to Yahoo! Focus given to how dumb it is to be early, that VC isn't for ...

23-Feb presentation to IgniteNYC covering my 14 years of startup trials leading to 9 months of MyBlogLog blis and the sale to Yahoo! Focus given to how dumb it is to be early, that VC isn't for everyone, and that boring is best.

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  • 15 years to overnight success
  • April 1992
  • 1992 - 2006
  • 1st startup = 16 years early
  • Camera- phone 1997
  • 1999, 2004 & -$27M
  • 9 Months of Bliss
  • Oren & Co R killin’ it
  • Be a 1-hit Wonder!
  • 1. Only the rich profit from VC Photo from
  • Mortgage houses, not startups Photo from TechCrunch
  • All or nothing
  • 2. A little rich is critical Photo from TechCrunch
  • 3. Be late, or Photo from TechCrunch
  • 4. Be boring
  • Directories
  • Customer Lists
  • Analytics
  • Data Sales
  • Become invulnerable