Internet videos are a fast growing segment of content on the web. As such, for startups, videos can either be a source of revenue or a medium to spread your message. This infographic gives a quick glimpse at the state of online videos today, and how it is set to grow. It is produced by fewStones, a web services firm that offers video production and marketing. Read more
It seems like everyone is making speculative concept videos these days. While opinion is split on the vanity of the companies involved in making them, the videos do give us a glimpse of what the future could be like and how technology might change the way we live. If you only have time for one video though, we’d suggest you check out “Sight”, which is at the bottom. It gives a humorous portrayal of how our reliance on technology could become… excessive. Read more
Ben Silbermann, co-founder of Pinterest, shares his startup’s story at Thinc Iowa 2011, a conference that gathers individuals from startups and established corporations across the United States for a day and a half of inspiration, idea generation and collaboration.
Kevin Mintaraga is the Indonesian CEO and co-founder of Magnivate, a 100-strong digital marketing company that was acquired in 2012. It manages clients like Unilever, XL Axiata, Danone, Samsung, Frisian Flag, Singapore Tourism Board, and Pocari Sweat. He shares his tory on TEDxUbud. Read more
Noam Wasserman, Harvard Business School professor and author of The Founder’s Dilemma (see book review), outlines three pitfalls startup founders must avoid.
He talks about the three Rs: relationship decisions, roles decisions, and rewards decisions. Relationship decisions touch on who you co-found a company with, roles decisions involves assigning titles and roles within a team. Finally, reward decisions are about how to split equity.
Building a great team is a key component in execution. Learn from some of New York’s best entrepreneurs about finding great co-founders. Featured in this video are: Warby Parker, Food52, Proclivity Media, OKCupid, Birchbox, SideTour, Union Square Ventures, Tumblr, betaworks and bitly.
Janice Wong, Chef-Owner of 2AM:DESSERTBAR sharing about her works @ Creative Mixer 2.0.
The next Creative Mixer will be happening on the 7th of June 2012. Learn more about the event here.
Chef Janice Wong’s refined and ever-evolving dessert creations began with her studies at Le Cordon Bleu Paris. Her creations at 2am:dessertbar are sweet treats to be savoured, and are masterpieces when matched with specialty wine-pairings.
Meet Tan Siok Siok – Singaporean filmmaker and entrepreneur who has a deep passion for great storytelling in the age of real time web. Siok’s journey with the rise of social media is one peppered with adventure, excitement and great inspiration. Having recently completed three well-received screenings of her latest film, Twittamentary (documentary on microblogging service Twitter), we chat with Siok about her recent accomplishments of being an acclaimed filmmaker and founder and CEO of online video network Kinetic ONE. Read more