investment

Investment Conditions

So here are my con­di­tions for an invest­ment in your start-up: It can be an exist­ing busi­ness or a start up. It can not be a busi­ness that gen­er­ates any rev­enue from adver­tis­ing. Why ? Because I want this to be a busi­ness where you sell some­thing and get paid for it. That’s the only way to get and stay prof­itable in such a short peri­od of time. It MUST BE CASH FLOW BREAK EVEN

In Economic Downturn: Look forward

There’s a lot of gloom­say­ing these days — not only in the bank­ing scene or at Wall Street. The inter­net, web 2.0 and all new start-up busi­ness model seem — again — to be on a knife-edge. VCs are mulling over high eval­u­a­tions — start-ups are being told (again) to become more hum­ble. Since it’s always easy to join the club of doom­say­ers at the right time the ‘Look-Forward-post’ of Fred Wil­son

European Founders Fund acquires stake in Facebook

Ger­many based VC Euro­pean Founders Fund EFF is said to acquire a stake in Face­book. Run by the three Samw­er broth­ers (sold Alan­do to ebay, later Jamba to VeriSign) the Euro­pean Founders Fund nor­mal­ly is known for small­er invest­ments at early stages. Marc Samw­er said that EFF’s stake would not match Microsoft­’s but they would be the third biggest investor in Face­book after the soft­ware com­pa­ny and Hong Kong bil­lion­aire Li

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GOOD READS

The Mind­ful Rev­o­lu­tion, Michael Reuter

Die Acht­same Rev­o­lu­tion, Michael Reuter

The Idea of the Brain, Matthew Cobb

The Great Men­tal Mod­els I, Shane Par­rish

The Great Men­tal Mod­els II, Shane Par­rish

The Biggest Bluff, Maria Kon­niko­va

Essen Ändert Alles, Hol­ger Stromberg

The Oxy­gen Advan­tage, Patrick McK­e­own

Rewire Your Brain , John B. Arden

The Way of the Ice­man, Koen de Jong

Soft Wired — How The New Sci­ence of Brain Plas­tic­i­ty Can Change Your Life, Michael Merzenich

The Brain That Changes Itself, Nor­man Doidge

Lifes­pan, David Sin­clair

What Does­n’t Kill Us, Scott Car­ney

Suc­cess­ful Aging, Daniel Levithin

The Body Builders, Adam Piore

Der Ernährungskom­pass, Bas Kast

The Way We Eat Now, Bee Wil­son

Dein Gehirn weiss mehr als Du denkst, Niels Bir­baumer

Denken: Wie das Gehirn Bewusst­sein schafft, Stanis­las Dehaene

Mind­ful­ness, Ellen J. Langer

Full Cat­a­stro­phe Liv­ing, Jon Kabat-Zinn

100 Plus: How The Com­ing Age of Longevi­ty Will Change Every­thing, Sonia Arri­son

Think­ing Like A Plant, Craig Hol­dredge

Die Glück­shy­pothese, Jonathan Haidt

Mind Over Med­i­cine, Lissa Rankin

Das Geheime Wis­sen unser­er Zellen, Son­dra Bar­ret

The Code of the Extra­or­di­nary Mind, Vishen Lakhi­ani

Alt wer­den ohne alt zu sein, Rudi Wes­t­en­dorp

Altered Traits, Daniel Cole­man, Richard David­son

The Brain’s Way Of Heal­ing, Nor­man Doidge

The Last Best Cure, Donna Jack­son Nakaza­wa

The Hour Between Dog and Wolf: Risk-taking, Gut Feel­ings and the Biol­o­gy of Boom and Bust, John Coates

The Inner Game of Ten­nis, W. Tim­o­thy Gall­way

Run­ning Lean, Ash Mau­rya

Schlaf wirkt Wun­der, Hans-Günther Weeß

Sleep — Schlafen wie die Profis, Nick Lit­tle­hales

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