Execution and Other Lessons
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Execution and Other Lessons

Notes on Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Volume 3 (2007-2008)

About the Book

A collection of notes from the inspirational lecture series "Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders". Read advice given by leaders such as Martin Eberhard (Tesla Motors), Ron Conway (SV Angel), and Steve Blank (Serial Entrepreneur).

Notes on lectures by:

  • Donna Novitsky (Big Tent)
  • Martin Eberhard (Tesla Motors)
  • Dominic Orr (Aruba Networks)
  • Stan Christensen (Arbor Advisors)
  • Larry Bawden (Jadoo Power)
  • Armen Berjikly, Julio Vasconcellos (Experience Project)
  • Ashwin Navin, Ping Li (BitTorrent)
  • Mitch Kapor (Foxmarks)
  • Ron Conway, Mike Maples Jr. (Angel Investors)
  • Jesse Fink, Steve Blank (Priceline, Serial Entrepreneur)
  • Christine Benninger (Humane Society)
  • Brett Crosby (Google Analytics)
  • Mir Imran (InCube Laboratories)
  • Debra Dunn, Jay Coen Gilbert, Bart Houlahan, Andrew Kassoy (B Corporation)
  • Ken Wilcox (Silicon Valley Bank)
  • Jeff Housenbold (Shutterfly)
  • David Rothkopf (Author)
  • Peter Diamandis, George Zachary (X Prize)
  • Anand Chandrasekaran, Michealene C. Risley (Tapestries of Hope)
  • Sue Decker (Yahoo!)
  • Larry Brilliant (Google.org)
  • John Melo (Amyris)
  • Beth Seidenberg (KPCB)
  • Tony Perkins (AlwaysOn Panel)

About the Author

Will Johnson

PersonalOpz aims to provide tools to improve your business and life.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • From Venture Capitalist to Entrepreneur
  • Lessons from the Electric Roadster
  • Startups: The Need for Speed
  • The Art of Negotiation
  • The Growth of Solar Ventures
  • Connecting Common Experiences
  • Delivering a Digital Torrent
  • How to Build a Successful Company
  • Angel Investing Revealed
  • Intersection of the Environment and Financial Markets
  • Entrepreneurial Practices for High-Impact Non-Profits
  • The Path to an Acquisition
  • Healthy Entrepreneurship in Medical Devices
  • Representing the Socially Responsible Enterprise
  • Banking on Corporate Culture and Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship That Clicks
  • Concentrated Power in a Global Economy
  • Rewarding Sky-High Innovation
  • Unreeling the Documentary Film
  • The Evolution of Yahoo!
  • The Next Wave of Corporate Philanthropy
  • Under the Microscope: Socially Responsible Biotech
  • A VC Perspective on the Life Sciences
  • Music Artists Go Entrepreneurial
  • Thanks for Reading

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