Dharmesh Shah. HubSpot Co-Founder. Rocket Ship Captain. Everyone knows that HubSpot is a freakin’ “startup” rocket ship. I put “startup” in quotes because they’re hiring like mad, their customers love them and they’re setting an example in Boston of how to build a company. Dharmesh landed at Microsoft NERD. He gave over an hour of his time to Eric Paley of Founder Collective for Founder Dialogues IX. Here’s the complete audio; clocking in at 1 hour, 26 minutes.
What’s going on in the mind of a founder? Are they scared or confident? Are they founding their first company? What advice do they have for those that was to start a company? Kevin Rose does a masterful job of getting the answers to these questions. His interview style is relaxed and smart. You feel like these amazing entrepreneurs have let you into their house on a Sunday afternoon. They open up and give you a glimpse […]
How a company with a big heart chose to help One Laptop per Child with their mission. Cambridge, Massachusetts — June 2010 The mission of One Laptop per Child (OLPC) is “to create educational opportunities for the world’s poorest children by providing each child with a rugged, low-cost, low-power, connected laptop with content and software designed for collaborative, joyful, self-empowered learning.” How is that mission being accomplished? So far over a million laptops have […]
Imagine you are sitting on your comfy couch watching TV. You decide to tune in to 60 Minutes. They are talking about a non profit organization that is on the way to bring a low cost laptop to children in developing countries. You think that is a great idea and decide to learn more. Fast forward two years later and you are in the middle of a floating fishing village in Ha Long Bay in […]
Are you leaving your country with a bag full of XOs? Would you like some helpful tips before you go? Then this article is for you. It was written for One Laptop per Child (OLPC) volunteers who are about to depart for a deployment. The information came from a presentation at OLPC by experienced volunteer, Nancie Severs. She took 12 XOs to the Vung Vieng Floating Fishing Village in Ha Long Bay in Northeast […]