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A Resourceful Korean

A Resourceful Korean

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Kevin Hale

July 16, 2013
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  1. A RESOURCEFUL Kevin Hale Partner, Y Combinator KOREAN

  2. @ilikevests

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  4. $14K-$20K Seed Funding 2%-10% Common Stock

  5. No room or board No office space Weekly dinner Schedule

    speakers Room full of investors
  6. 53 Startups 564 Total Startups 511 Startups Raised $1.7B 287

    valued at $11.7B 10 startups = $8.6B
  7. 2%

  8. My Problem

  9. Design Elements •Line •Color •Shape •Texture •Space •Form

  10. Principles of Design •Unity •Balance •Hierarchy •Scale / Proportion •Dominance

    / Emphasis •Similarity vs Contrast •Rhythm / Pattern
  11. Not good enough.

  12. Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis

  13. Linguistic Determinism

  14. Rainbow

  15. English green blue

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  18. Taramuhara siyóname

  19. Time

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  23. Korean ୡ۾ (chorok) োف (yeondu)

  24. Korean ೞט (haneul) ౵ی (parang) թ (nam)

  25. Resources Resourcefulness VS

  26. SILCON VALLEY!

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  31. 60+ Languages

  32. Education Research Real Estate Marketing Sales Banking Healthcare IT Designers

    Small Businesses Non-Profits Startups Students Engineers
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  37. 676% 29,561% $25.3 M Average Startup $118K Wufoo

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  39. Best Price Best Product Best Overall Solution

  40. Existing Users :: Marriage New Users :: Dating

  41. Software engineers and designers are often divorced from the consequences

    of their actions.
  42. Before Launch 100% Create Software

  43. Create Software Customer Support Business Crap Crap Hiring Crap Fix

    Crap After Launch
  44. Support Driven Development S D D

  45. You make everyone do customer support.

  46. Creators = Supporters

  47. 1 Support Responsible Developers and Designers Give the Best Support

  48. +500,000 users ~5 million people ~400 issues +800 emails 7-12

    minutes
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  56. 75.8% 78.1% Emotional State Browser Type

  57. 2 Support Responsible Developers and Designers Create Better Software

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  59. Direct Exposure Minimum Every Six Weeks At Least Two Hours

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  61. We made everyone say thank you.

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  68. 0 75,000 150,000 225,000 300,000 Jun-06 Dec-06 Jun-07 Dec-07 Jun-08

    Dec-08 Jun-09 Dec-09 0 100 200 300 400 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 32 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 32 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 2 4 6 Users Support
  69. Best Price Best Product Best Overall Solution

  70. Resources Resourcefulness VS

  71. Thanks!

  72. @ilikevests