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Cosa Nostra

Cosa Nostra

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Tom Santero

June 06, 2013
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  1. cosa nostra 1 @tsantero personal musings on working in technology

  2. 2 I <3 my job

  3. 3 continuous education lucrative salary flexible hours conferences meetups etc

    taken yesterday
  4. 4 RAISE YOUR HAND IF YOU WORK FOR A COMPANY

    THAT HAS TAKEN VC INVESTMENT
  5. 5 your company is in the red

  6. 6 4 Possible Outcomes 1. Cash Flow Positive 2. Initial

    Public Offering 3. Acquisition 4. Bankruptcy
  7. 7

  8. 8 Cognitive Biases Fundamental Attribution Error Confirmation Bias

  9. 9 Fundamental atrribution error You are not Steve Jobs

  10. Everything that Sucks about Venture Capital 10 Confirmation Bias Shoutout

    to the Lean Startups of the World
  11. 11 Hindsight Bias (i.e. I’m full of shit)

  12. 12 I have an idea....give me money

  13. 13 your stock options are worth FUCKALL* * English for

    little or nothing at all
  14. 14 But none of us are really in it for

    the money, right?
  15. 15 Solve Difficult Problems

  16. 16 create value

  17. 17 learn something new everyday

  18. 18 avoid hacker news protip:

  19. 19 4 Possible Outcomes 1. Cash Flow Positive 2. Initial

    Public Offering 3. Acquisition 4. Bankruptcy still better than anything else!
  20. 20 Thanks! @tsantero