Thoughts about coding and books

Never Eat Alone and Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time

Reading this book opened my eyes regarding the value of ones network of friends. You need help of other people in whatever you do. If you have the connections with needed people already before starting your new project then you will be off the ground much faster. One of the most important lessons in networking isRead more about Never Eat Alone and Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time[…]

Total cost of working in a startup (read: opportunity cost)

I have seen many starting business saying that cost of running their operations is very low. Usually they say that they have to pay for servers, maybe some ads and that’s it – a few people working and total cost just under 100EUR. Unfortunately people often forget the biggest cost – opportunity cost. Lets takeRead more about Total cost of working in a startup (read: opportunity cost)[…]

Founder Equity Agreements – required but only if you want to start making money when establishing a new startup.

Lets say that you get a brilliant business idea with your friend. You will establish a company 50-50, change the world, earn a lot of money in the process and live happily ever after. Statistics have shown that plans like this usually don’t work out. It is fairly common to have changes in founding team. IfRead more about Founder Equity Agreements – required but only if you want to start making money when establishing a new startup.[…]

Entrum – Award winning concept of teaching kids how to make business

I was very fortunate to discover program Entrum in Estonia, which teaches highschool kids how to start a business, at autumn of 2013. I immediately liked the concept and wondered why I did not know about it before even though it having its 4th season by then. Program itself is very clever. Gather a bunchRead more about Entrum – Award winning concept of teaching kids how to make business[…]