What They Dont Teach You At Stanford Business School

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


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By Larry Chiang

I speak in hashtag like a professional QB call out plays. You see, I see Chris Messina’s hashtags like they’re signature business protocols. Want a fastball right over the plate!?! Signal “1” for fastball.

Want your ROI for Blockchain Summit 2017 at CHM?! Read #HTGHFAOTR; How To Get Home Field Advantage On The Road at Computer History Museum
at Block Stack Summit 2017 on…

There is a VIP dinner. VIP dinners are very close by design

There is an afterparty. It’s at sportsPage across the street from the VIP dinner. RSVP http://bit.ly/buster14512bca2


How To Get Home Field Advantage On The Road at Computer History Museum
at Block Stack Summit 2017

Some VC bought out the restaurant, so I bought out the patio

I could take a chance and hope for a VIP invitation but I think I’d rather have a back up plan with tables at the Italian restaurant behind STARBUCKS.

Blogged from my iPhone 8 (VIP dinner is on the patio over Brady’s left shoulder.

From this perspective, the Computer History Museum is dead ahead.

that Steve Jobs texted me at (two iPhone 4’s where

@6502838008 texted back and it’s my real Cellie. I’m bit.ly/buster14512bca2 and if you’d like to sponsor, I’m all sold out.

Call the play! #HTML8 is bit.ly #buster14512bca2; break!

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July 2, 2017 at 5:22 pm

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You Invented Lisp? Well, I invented HTML 9

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By Larry Chiang

Ya can’t be legendary in Silicon Valley until you invent a CS language.

You Invented Lisp? Well, I invented HTML 9Hyper Text MARKER Language.

Get ahold of a sharpie or crayon and head over to Four Seasons in Austin or Half Moon Bay CALIF. Ritz Carlton

When you’re there at either luxury hotel TEXT ME

Half Moon Bay Ritz Carlton

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May 17, 2017 at 7:14 pm

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Comedy is hard for Gov. Mike Huckabee. Acronyms Harder.

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rwcW70Sn_normal.jpg Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee)
5/10/17, 5:07 AM
CNN now stands for Cardiac Care Network because their ppl are having heart attacks over Trump doing what Dems once demanded-fire Comey.

MOM1zrQx_normal.png Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse)
5/10/17, 5:25 AM
@GovMikeHuckabee Yep, that’s definitely why they call it CCN.

Why don’t you sit this one out, champ?

FRKCS5pH_normal.jpeg Jake Tapper (@jaketapper)
5/10/17, 6:02 AM
Comedy is hard. Acronyms Harder. twitter.com/govmikehuckabe…

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May 10, 2017 at 9:35 pm

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Make Victoria’s Secret Lenient Credit Criteria Work for Your Start As a 17 Year Old

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By Larry Chiang

Starting as a 17 y.o. with no credit means you’re going to have to beat the chicken or the egg problem. No one trusts you with a starter line of credit until someone trusted you with a starter line of credit.

So Victoria’s Secret will trust you with a $500 line of credit. It’s because when they lend you $500, their cost of goods sold is way, way less than $500.

ZN0VKUOa_normal.jpg Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
5/4/17, 7:51 PM
Victoria Has a SECRET. she’ll grant credit to anybody bc she lends $600 but only costs Victoria’s Secret $30 bucks #cs183vs #poBOX16589 twitter.com/larrychiang/st…

Cute bikinis!!!

Half off a bra offer IF you open a line of credit.

GirlBoss Season 1; Episode 9

ZN0VKUOa_normal.jpg Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
5/1/17, 9:33 PM
If you can’t pay or/and don’t pay $19, that’s a chargeoff…#poBox16589 credit score issues in GirlBoss Season 1; Episode 9 pic.twitter.com/wRTq2bokjL

Make sure you get your bill.

ZN0VKUOa_normal.jpg Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
5/1/17, 9:36 PM

Her bra obliterated her FICO score. This is why I started @duck9 at University of IL. #DeltaGamma
#AnchorSplash2017 pic.twitter.com/gUP4N9WwAY

Her bra bill obliterated her FICO score

This is why I started @duck9 at University of IL.

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May 5, 2017 at 4:45 am

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Yup. Page 75

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Hi Marta,
Thx for the email intro to Carlos!

Following up… it was page 75. Fluffy animal as a cute logo. [We were talking about distribution with the person who makes animal caricatures in your house]

ZN0VKUOa_normal.jpg Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
4/28/17, 1:55 PM
@StartupEmbassy Yup! Page 75!! [when I’m PQRST’ing a book, I pretend they’re an APtest for #cs183yC for money at the next cocktail Party) #cs183pqrst pic.twitter.com/9Ejo8qGQme

Alexis is YC

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May 2, 2017 at 1:59 am

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How to Close a Deal Over Email

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ZN0VKUOa_normal.jpg Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
4/10/17, 8:46 AM
Accessing clients, prospects, VC’s & angels via email= #cs183eMail cc @asmartbear
BCC FF’s @peterthiel‘s #cs183stwitter.com/jasonlk/status…


larry-chiang9-duck9-business-card_normal.jpg CEO of Duck9, Larry (@6502838008)
4/8/17, 6:55 AM
When you say, “Live, Person, CEO”, I think Matthew T Smith, Craig Newmark, the Bill Gurley funded electronic opinions & me
#cs183eMail twitter.com/venturebeat/st…

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April 11, 2017 at 3:32 am

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Niv Dror, Jason Lemkin, Parker Thompson and Dan Shipper on the Cusp of a Steve Blank ENGR 145 Issue

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By Larry Chiang

I went to the University of Illinois. All the secrets of Stanford engineering were and are available if your engineering Quad has access to YouTube.

The secrets all apply to startups dying at a 70% clip (~o.700), startup founders trying to execute distribution as a sales virgin*, and getting VC

*sales virgin. Never sold nothing. Page 99. “Four Steps to the Epiphany”

Steve Blank won’t sue me for sampling because he loads entire passages on #4ste on PDFs for MIT Harvard + anyone w Internet.

“Startups die because founders think innovation just goes viral.”
-Larry Chiang

“Startups take off because YC founders make them take off.”
-Paul Graham

jasoncopter_normal.jpg Jason M. Lemkin 🦄 (@jasonlk)
6/12/15, 2:33 PM
I would be a Pre-Seed investor but I am not smart enough to see it then. So I wait for 10 Unaffiliated Customers. #premoney cc @ManuKumar
thOOk7Uw_normal.jpg Parker Thompson (@pt)
12/18/16, 3:23 PM
@garrytan I like to remind myself that the data is always qualitative early. Useful for evaluating thesis & founders. Not much else.
ZN0VKUOa_normal.jpg Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
1/9/16, 10:23 AM
How to get first 10 customers (by a Penn undergrad)
bit.ly/dshipper712 #cs183s Lec 9
ZN0VKUOa_normal.jpg Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
4/10/17, 8:40 AM
The butterfly effect of “doing things that done scale” seems like TURBO, but ain’t @pt @garrytan #dttdsBHM twitter.com/nivo0o0/status…
6YXdRsMi_normal.jpg Niv Dror (@Nivo0o0)
12/18/16, 3:26 PM
@pt @garrytan not all startups make it to the end of this GIF pic.twitter.com/RIMfWYU9Gg

I will let you kids come to the same conclusion I came to when I watched Tom Chiang twist his 35+ year old brain in the attempt to go sell something (with his MIT degree that he hoped doubled as his “I don’t need to do distribution…, I’m from MIT), attitude

Tom Chiang

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April 10, 2017 at 5:51 pm

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