The Making of Warren Buffett

One of the most successful, if not THE most successful investors in America, is Warren Buffett. Using only his own money which he started making and collecting at age 6, Buffett became the world’s wealthiest man in 2008. How he started doing business, and how he evolved from an awkward geeky kid to the business […]

10 Coolest Science TED talks

TED talks is all about inspiring people. And one thing it has, is a whole collection of interesting and mind-blowing science talks. Here are some of my personal all-time favourites: 1. Markus Fischer: A robot that flies like a bird This is one of my all-time favourites. Seldom has a robot made my hair stand on […]

From Bench to Boardroom

Published in the journal Nature Biotechnology, Bassil Dahiyat describes his journey from being a PhD student at California Institute of Technology, to being CEO of a life science startup. He offers the following advice to anyone trying to follow a similar path: Establish credibility. ‘Nuff said.  Develop business model for CUSTOMERS, not your product/technology/service. A big […]

101 motivational quotes for startups

Being in a startup is tough, especially if you’re the founders and you are struggling to keep the startup alive. But rest assured that you’re not alone. Here are some quotes from people who have been there and know what it feels like. Be it words of advice, or just knowing that you’re not alone, […]

Life’s 20 Punchcards — Buffett

Warren Buffett’s “Twenty Punches” approach to investing: “You’d get very rich, if you thought of yourself as having a card with only twenty punches in a lifetime, and every financial decision used up one punch. You’d resist the temptation to dabble. You’d make more good decisions and you’d make more big decisions.” But this 20-punches […]