What They Dont Teach You At Stanford Business School

Stuff you can't learn in B-school: LARRY CHIANG

INBOUND / Brady / MIT Palo Alto Demo Day follow ups / larry Chiang / Wharton Starting up

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By Larry Chiang
Fun meeting all y’all!!! 🐥🐳🐼Rando followup in reverse chronological order

Brady. He’s a happy puppy.

Wharton. Park Hyatt. It used to be aHyatt. Now it’s a Le Meredian Hotel. #BrainFart. Wharton used to hold classes with open bar. That bar at the Starwood Hotel is still branded Wharton. It made 💵💵 to build a beautiful building on the water.

MIT. Kresge. Another brain-fart. Kresge is confusing because it’s also at Stanford. Kresge hosted vc65. It doubled as an engineering distribution hack in Boston at Copley Center because vc65 led into NVCA’s National Conference. [What Better Place to Pitch VCs Than When They Are 3000 of em Meeting A $5 Uber Ride Away].

Sales. For an engineer to try sales. By selling other people’s junk, engineers emotionally protect themselves by having rejection be compartmentalized.

For example, doing Inbound

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9/25/17, 4:07 PM
Westin Copley twitter.com/inbound/status…

INBOUND booth sales at a Boston conference where they’re an engineering intern that also provides customer service (selling is just doing customer service on a product you did NOT sell them.)

WLiATh0S_normal.jpg INBOUND (@INBOUND)
9/25/17, 2:45 PM
Club INBOUND is officially open! 😁 Tag a friend you’re excited to explore the event with? #INBOUND17 pic.twitter.com/XjWYb0SKar

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9/25/17, 4:36 PM
We have over 250 sessions coming up at #INBOUND17. Who are you most excited to see? pic.twitter.com/rWqW2ZPxRy

I really like the MIT-Stanford “tunnel” that was right next to an Ike’s Sandwich shop at Huang Engineering. A lot of Cambridge hung out there… it was an MIT center within a Stanford-Engineering-Center-at-Huang-Engineering

Crossing Chasms of innovation.

Setting bell curves with #ENGR145 at Stanford and MIT (like the Bill Aulet effort)

Written by Larry Chiang

September 26, 2017 at 5:13 am

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