Adam Weeks (Word of Homebrew)

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12 Tips For Non-Technical Founders Who Want To Build The Next Facebook

The sooner you show your product to the outside word, the faster you can make changes to your business to suit what people want.<p><i>Answer by Luca Monk, Student entrepreneur, on Quora</i><p>For you first-time non-technical founders:<p>Let me just start by saying, <b>learn to deal with frustration.</b> You’re in for a …

Product Management

The 10 Lessons I Learned in More Than 10 Years as an Entrepreneur

Founder and CEO of The Kini Group<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are plenty of articles online these days focused on helping entrepreneurs make it big quickly. This has caused founders to stop focusing on building a sustainable business brick by brick and instead …

Entrepreneurship

5 Things Most Entrepreneurs Aren't Prepared for

<i>Most entrepreneurs find themselves unprepared for these five major events.</i><p>No matter how much time and effort you spend preparing for possible outcomes or planning trajectories for your business's growth, there will be things that take you by complete surprise. Some of these things are benign, but …

Why Entrepreneurs Should Look Past Tech to Find Opportunity

President of StorageMart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leaders whose ideas lean toward analog rather than digital might feel intimidated by today’s tech-heavy entrepreneurial sphere. The buzz around technology-based companies is loud and pervasive, sometimes disguising …

Entrepreneurship

A prominent VC firm just released a great cheat sheet to help you see through startup hype

Last night, the firm, which was cofounded by Netscape inventor Marc Andreessen and has invested in big names like Airbnb, Buzzfeed, Facebook, and Twitter, put up an excellent list of 16 metrics that every startup — and would-be startup investor — should understand.<p>For instance:<p>Have you ever been …

Marc Andreessen

8 tech skills you need if you want be to an entrepreneur

That's because, in order to be successful in any market, you'll need to hone your skills, knowledge and be vigilant in your work.<p>That's why, in addition to knowing your business, employees and various strategies for success, you must also know how to use all the tools at your disposal.<p>These days, …

Small Business

One of Silicon Valley's top angel investors explains the 4 things he looks for in an entrepreneur

He's invested in well over 100 startups, including several "unicorns" that went on to become huge companies like Twitter and Uber. He is also the founding CEO of AngelList, a resource for entrepreneurs and angels to find each other and make deals.<p>He recently spoke with "The 4-Hour Workweek" author …

Tim Ferriss
Entrepreneurship

Meet the NASA Engineer Who Became an Astronaut—After Being Rejected 14 Times

Clayton Anderson, "the ordinary spaceman," talks his long journey to the ISS, the view from 250 miles above the Earth, and the extraordinary things on the horizon for space travel.<p><i>Clayton Anderson spent his first 15 years at NASA designing spacecraft. He spent his last 15 flying them. But somewhere</i> …

Space Science

Multiple Fermentation Chamber Control with BrewPi

In this Instructable I will try to explain how I built a BrewPi based fermentation chamber control system for multiple chamber control. If you are a …

Linux

How to optimise your brain's waste disposal system

New research suggests that body posture during sleep may affect the efficiency of the brain’s self-cleaning process<p>The human brain can be compared to something like a big, bustling city. It has workers, the neurons and glial cells which co-operate with each other to process information; it has …