Forget hackathons. Some startup teams just wanna have fun. This pong tournament should provide some entertainment:
This AngelHack hackathon will reward the top team with $50,000 in angel funding. The event is June 23 and 24, but signups are open now.
Lesson of the day? Know thy audience. Depending on whom you’re talking to, you need to emphasize different aspects of your idea. This event focuses on how to pitch to seed investors.
Have an idea? Want to build it into a startup, but don’t know where to begin? Serial entrepreneur Philip Rosedale will talk about how and why to create a startup, how to manage a team, how to raise money, etc.
Google is moving to present paid ‘listings’ where it used to offer pure search results? “Let’s just admit that Google is evil now,” writes Business Insider editor Owen Thomas in his delicious rant:
“It may be healthy for Google to get over the whole “don’t be evil” thing. It’s not like anyone was buying it.
Even Googlers. Especially Googlers. (more…)
Learn all you need to know about sales for startups, including prospecting and deal management:
AT&T is hosting a hackathon this weekend to build your own mobile apps. Free food (duh) and cool speakers, including Stanford Prof Banny Banerjee.
Interested in hearing about Israeli entrepreneurship? Or are you an Israeli entrepreneur seeking more options? There’s a Silicon Valley accelerator for Israeli entrepreneurs!
- CEO of UpWest Labs Gil Ben-Artzy is speaking today at noon at the Stanford GSB Knight Management Center in M109.
Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, and founder of KISSmetrics Hiten Shah will discuss how to be a lean startup in SF this Wednesday: