Advice to my children if they were 20

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Advice that I would give to my children if they were 20 years old; a talk to students at Uppsala university on May 13, 2011 with the purpose to inspire them to become Internet entrepreneurs.

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Advice to my children if they were 20

  1. 1. Advice I would give my children if the were 20 years old Business Angel with a mission @gustafbrandberg
  2. 2. citerus.se My work
  3. 3. #1 Study technology
  4. 4. The Times They are a-Changin‘ powered by technology
  5. 5. kiva.org globeforum.com
  6. 6. And it’s not only software that is awesome Quadrocopter Ball Juggling, ETH Zurich http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CR5y8qZf0Y flying robots ping-pong ball
  7. 7. ” Improve the word through social and commercial entrepreneurship.” #2 Get a mission
  8. 8. markshuttleworth.com www.rodeormfilm.se/ productions/details/47
  9. 9. #3 Just do it
  10. 10. <ul><li>Entrepreneurs should start early </li></ul><ul><li>No big fixed expenses </li></ul><ul><li>No preconceptions of how things ”should” be </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of time to fail forward </li></ul>
  11. 11. Hate to fail. But don’t fear it.
  12. 12. Great sources of inspiration <ul><li>ted.com – Ideas worth sharing </li></ul><ul><li>7 habits of highly effective people www.stephencovey.com/7habits/7habits.php </li></ul><ul><li>Seth Godin sethgodin.typepad.com </li></ul>
  13. 13. / citerus.se

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