Archive for July, 2008

BuzzPal Mentioned in the Media Today

Posted in articles, buzzpal philosophy, buzzpal updates, events, other people's blogs, recruiting, startups, venture capital on July 17, 2008 by chrisco

BuzzPal – The World Is Your Party, got it’s first press mention today:

The article is about the new generation of Swedish startups and Seedcamp, which is basically the European version of Ycombinator. BuzzPal may be participating in Seedcamp, coming to it based on the suggestion of Anders Fredriksson, one of last year’s participants. Anders is a friend and contact here in Gothenburg. Thanks, Anders. -Chris

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The Equity Equation

Posted in articles, buzzpal philosophy, recruiting, startups, venture capital on July 14, 2008 by chrisco

Spent some time today looking for some good articles to share on the eternal “how much equity” question. This Paul Graham article is one of the best I’ve found so far.

The Equity Equation
By Paul Graham
July 2007

An investor wants to give you money for a certain percentage of your startup. Should you take it? You’re about to hire your first employee. How much stock should you give him?

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Open Source Flash Mob / Flash Party

Posted in events, ideas (often wacky ones) on July 1, 2008 by chrisco

Below is a copy of my email (slightly edited) to Kars Alfrink, who gave the great talk Freedom to Play – Urban Procedural Rhetorics at Reboot 10. The email was addressed to him, but is open to all.

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