Don Dodge, Google; Larry Chiang, Duck9 (founder of UnofficialAustin); Marcus Nelson, SalesForce; Dan Martell, Flowtown

Tomorrow, #TXflood Relief

June 9, 2015

#TXFlood Relief “While the news of the Central Texas flooding is no longer the headline story the need for relief for the victims is no less vital and continues,” said Amy Simmons, who is founder and president of Amy’s Ice Creams and Baked By Amy’s, and co-founder, with her husband Steve Simmons, of Phil’s Ice House.  On Wednesday, June 10, 2015 all Amy’s […]

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A Jedi in Credit Scoring / UnOfficial Austin, TEXAS

May 23, 2015

By Larry Chiang Playing “Knights of Catan” and Card Against Humanity has rules. Rules are part of strategy. You don’t intuition rules. You read rules Here is someone in Silicon Valley with a Stanford Law degree, complaining about rules the US congress wrotehttps://whattheydontteachyouatstanfordbusinessschool.wordpress.com/2015/05/23/my-evil-undead-credit-card/ Credit cards can appear evil or undead. Or they can serve. Here […]

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Optional ENGR 145 and CS 178 and CS183b Homework

May 22, 2015

By Larry Chiang I did a lot of extra credit work If you do extra work, you should be paid extra money. Especially if you take an entrepreneurship class.  CS 183b CS 178 Engr 145 Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang) 5/22/15, 1:14 PM #GrowthHacking, take this product. Sell one for $30-150. Then buy one for appx $20 […]

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$300 per lead, $300 in Second Stage Premium, $300 in Internal Escrow for a Student FICO Over 750 to The Student

May 12, 2015

(650) 283-8008 By Larry Chiang Banks pay Duck9 $300 per lead,  Duck9 sets $300 in Second Stage Premium,  $300 in “Internal Escrow” for a Student FICO Over 750. So, $300 is set aside to the student http://www.duck9.com/blog/uncategorized/300-300-300-for-a-student-fico-over-750/ To start, pay 50% of $900,000.oo by initially PayPal-ing a $5k deposit to (650) 283-8008. So, paypal $5,000 to […]

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SF! RSA Conference

April 20, 2015

By Larry Chiang Billed as “Where The World Talks Security” RSA Conference takes place April 20-24. At Moscone.  There is also a “most innovative company” contest.  Asheem Chandna (@chandna) 4/20/15, 11:56 AM Excited today to help pick the most innovative company at #RSA2015 with @geschelbeck @PatrickHeim #kocher #guttman bit.ly/1BHmnz5 Larry Chiang, RSA http://www.rsaconference.com/events/us15/agenda/innovation-sandbox-contest Track real time tweets about RSA Conference at “#RSAC” or […]

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Let’s Get UT CS Students a SVB Account Funded with Revenue

March 30, 2015

By Larry Chiang  It’s hilarious that people think CS majors can’t communicate well (let alone sell super well Well, I recommend we engineers get some cash in the form of revenue.  Asse9 Austin Secret (@asse9) 3/30/15, 8:56 AM So UT undergrads sell Silicon Valley VCs #sxsw housing @LarryChiang @BobMetcalfe And then open #svbSXSW accounts!? @JohnChinaSVB #UTeWeek VCs are so slow to book housing.  Asse9 […]

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Makings of a Selfie, No-Self

March 12, 2015
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YMBL Austin, 2015. Congrats Austinite of the Year: Jonny Rodgers

March 8, 2015

By Larry Chiang Fundraising is fun! It was for youth-at-risk to attend camps after school and summer camps. Notable camp alumni include pro athletes.  Emily Lottman, me #LarryChiang and Melissa Kinsman (from Right to Left, I’m the Chasm to Cross between their best friendship) kick it off  Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang) 3/7/15, 6:51 PM So happy […]

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Founder Party in Austin w/VCs, Angels and Serial Founders “Founderati”

March 5, 2015

By Larry Chiang  Next week is “UT Entrepreneurship Week” http://www.unofficialAustin.com. In preparation for March 7-13, there is this sequence of tweets that reveal a party on the 55th floor of the Austonian.  Unofficial Austin (@UnofficialATX) 3/5/15, 11:20 AM March 5 Entrepreneur Party. If you want to network a potential mentor, this is the spot founderati.ticketleap.com/founderati-for… THURSDAY  […]

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March 7-12 is UT Entrepreneurship Week (#UTeWeek)

March 5, 2015
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