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Alexis Ohanian at MIT Startup Bootcamp 2010 - "East Side Story"

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Adding some color to the East Side vs West Side discussions about starting a web startup, I'm most interested in getting more people thinking about, starting, or joining startups. Our country needs it.

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Alexis Ohanian at MIT Startup Bootcamp 2010 - "East Side Story"

  1. East Side Story<br />Alexis Ohanian@kn0thing<br />
  2. East Side Story<br />Alexis Ohanian@kn0thing<br />
  3. East Side Story<br />Alexis Ohanian@kn0thing<br />
  4. East Side Story<br />Alexis Ohanian@kn0thing<br />
  5. East Side Story<br />Alexis Ohanian@kn0thing<br />
  6. East Side Story<br />Alexis Ohanian@kn0thing<br />
  7. East Side Story<br />Alexis Ohanian@kn0thing<br />
  8. East Side Story<br />Alexis Ohanian@kn0thing<br />
  9. East Side Story<br />Alexis Ohanian@kn0thing<br />
  10. East Side Story<br />Alexis Ohanian@kn0thing<br />
  11. Y Combinator<br />Ambassador to the East<br />
  12. ironically photographed in Vancouver, B.C.<br />credit: Emilie Sammons<br />
  13. (but my slides will!)<br />
  14. Let’s talk later<br />alexis@ycombinator.com<br />
  15. Just start<br />
  16. (NOT US)<br />
  17. MyMobileMenu<br />(MMM!)<br />
  18. reddit.com<br />acquired<br />by Conde Nast<br />Oct 31, 2006<br />
  19. Somerville based<br />reddit.com<br />acquired<br />by Conde Nast<br />Oct 31, 2006<br />
  20. reddit.com<br />300,000,000<br />impressions a month<br />
  21. Just start<br />(2x because it’s that important)<br />
  22. Angels everywhere<br />
  23. We all have a<br />common enemy<br />
  24. the more people<br />thinking about startups,<br />the better<br />
  25. Good news,everyone!<br />
  26. Hackers?<br />
  27. Total monthly costs<br />
  28. Total monthly costs<br />Rent<br />
  29. Total monthly costs<br />Rent<br />Food<br />
  30. Total monthly costs<br />Rent<br />Food<br />Servers/Bandwidth<br />
  31. Total monthly costs<br />Rent<br />Food<br />Servers/Bandwidth<br />(circa 2006)<br />
  32. Your Web Startup<br />
  33. Your Web Startup<br />
  34. Your Web Startup<br />
  35. Your Web Startup<br />
  36. Convinced?<br />
  37. Convinced?(well, you’re at<br />Startup Bootcamp<br />after all)<br />
  38. Stop sleeping in class<br />
  39. even if that’s where<br />you’re a Viking.<br />
  40. Co-founders matter, a lot<br />
  41. Find your reason<br />
  42. Find your reason<br />(not $$$)<br />
  43. Find your we’re doomed<br />but I need to get out of bed<br /> reason<br />
  44. Love Thy Hater<br />
  45. If it works for you,<br />build your own wall<br />of negative reinforcement.<br />
  46. Just start, please.<br />
  47. Where’s my soapbox?<br />
  48. Save our country.<br />
  49. Save our country.<br />(no pressure)<br />
  50. Questions?<br />

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