Can You Teach Someone to Be an Entrepreneur?
barbaradewilde: Entrepreneurial Design, aka “Internet School” or, as guest speakers/entrepreneurs referred to it, “the class I wish that I had five years ago!,” ended last week. My description of the class crafted by Gary Chou and Christina Cacioppo of Union Square Ventures won’t do justice to the impact that the work had on us, but here goes. Read More
$0 in my pocket, but feeling like Millionaire
minseungsong: As a final project of Entrepreneur Design class I had to make $1,000. As a result, I failed it. Not only couldn’t make money, I even not launch my final project. I learned many things from my fail point. First, my concept couldn’t meet it’s original goal. I missed direction. When I made first strategy for my final project, It looks clear to achieve. However, I fail to communicate...
"Do you design websites and stuff?"
minnieblogs: I was walking around with Shanshan to recruit people off the street for our user testing video. I held our prototype, and shanshan held her laptop. An African American woman who was selling iphone cases on the street stopped us. “Excuse me, do you design websites and stuff?” (gulp) “Uh..yeah I do” She went on and on explaining that she wanted to sell online some kind of...
Fail in Public
tonyhschu: Learning, as I was once told, is a two part process. The first part is experiential. You have to go through a process of doing and making and observing, which allows your brain to absorb the information. The second part is reflective. You have to go back and look at all that you absorb and examine them, connect them, integrate them together. So in the spirit of working in public, I...