StartupDigest Reading List – January 6, 2012by StartupDigest on January 6, 2012
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What You Need to Read This Week
By Advi Grimm
I’m sure a lot of people have “learning to code” on their new year’s resolution list, but don’t fall into the learn code in 4 hours trap. Learning to code is awesome but takes a lot of hard work.
By Charles Hudson
Charles Hudson, who is both a founder of Bionic Panda Games and investing partner at SoftTech VC, details out the minimum four things you should update your investors on.
by Sergey Akopov
How to organize your app’s JavasScript without relying on third party libraries.
By Mark Suster
Don’t worry, have focus, and be nimble. In the post are 5 examples of startups who won the war against the Goliath.
By Chris Dixon
Meet people in real life, have a mission people want to join, treat people well, and don’t be stingy with equity or compensation.
by Ryan Bates
If you aren’t a Rails Developer or don’t regularly watch RailsCasts, this one’s worth making an exception to watch. Ryan Bates details how to get started in the supremely powerful z-shell using Oh-My-zsh.
We asked some of our alumni VIP’s about the difference in compensation between their big corporate job and their new startup. The differences were much smaller than we anticipated.
A quick talk (Q&A section is long) by Peter Thiel on how he evaluates companies as an investor & entrepreneur.
An awesome old school PBS documentary on Steve Jobs after he was fired from Apple in the middle of starting NeXT. Shows real scenes of Steve conducing meetings, product brainstorming, and motivating the team.
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