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Start-Up Security Weekly - Making the World a Better Place

Recorded: July 15th

Hosts:

Paul Asadoorian and Michael Santarcangelo

The goal is always to make the world a better place! Security startups are trying to do this too, but how well? Learn what to focus on in your pitch and company philosophy as a startup, either in security or not.

Stories and Discussion

http://www.kpcb.com/internet-trends

http://www.kauffman.org/~/media/kauffman_org/microsites/kauffman_index/growth/kauffman_index_national_growth_entrepreneurship_2016_report.pdf (might push this a week to spread out some trends)

https://techcrunch.com/2016/05/19/the-truth-about-due-diligence/ *** - this is for startups, on all sizes…

http://www.fastcompany.com/3059761/inside-silicon-valleys-culture-of-spin —> IOW, lie and you probably lose out. Don’t lie, and you might lose out, too.

http://www.fastcoexist.com/3059722/when-the-data-bubble-bursts-companies-will-have-to-actually-sell-things-again

http://www.fastcodesign.com/3060175/evidence/why-the-sound-of-a-brand-name-matters

http://readwrite.com/2016/05/19/cybersecurity-investment-iot-sl4/ -> cyber + IoT == lots of money? Hell yeah it does.

https://techcrunch.com/2016/05/20/where-to-spend-money/

https://mattermark.com/whats-price-curve-pre-seed-equity/


http://www.fastcodesign.com/3061720/wanted/nests-new-security-camera-uses-ai-to-analyze-threats — this is interesting on a few levels:

   Nest *was* a darling startup; but now the perception is turmoil in the ranks and long-term instability
   Friend (Charles) commented that he was going to “roll his own”
   Same time, it’s the blend of physical, cyber, and now big data —> that’s fascinating; it’s a microcosm of the industry
   Do you trust Nest? what about others?