Facebook Pitch Deck fun fact: Peter Thiel, the billionaire venture capitalist and entrepreneur, was the first outside investor in Facebook back in 2004. That’s when Mark Zuckerberg first set out to turn his dorm room project into a lasting business. Zuckerberg received $500,000 from Peter Thiel.Read More
Mark Luckie, a digital strategist and former journalist, says he accepted the job offer from Facebook reluctantly.
At first, he didn’t want to move to Silicon Valley from Atlanta, where he had been living, but he said his fiance was able to persuade him, telling him that the job presented an opportunity to make a difference on the influential social network.
“I was really excited. Facebook is an amazing company that reaches a lot of people,” Luckie, 35, said in an interview with The Washington Post. “I didn’t plan to leave.” Read More
What does it mean to scale a business?
‘Scale‘ is increasingly being used as shorthand for ‘scale up’ (“to grow or expand in a proportional and usually profitable way”) and as a noun that means “proportional growth especially of production or profit” and/or “a large market position.”
Here are 5 steps to Scaling a business in 2018:
- Evaluate and Plan. Take a hard look inside your business to see if you are ready for growth
- Find the Money. Invest. Scaling a business doesn’t come free
- Secure the Sales.
- Invest in Technology.
- Find Staff or Strategically Outsource.
Happy birthday to the phenomena that has brought us all here today: the internet.
The internet has come a long way in the last 49 years, since its inception as a link between 2 computers. Now, billions of devices are linked together across the world.
The inventor of the World Wide Web, a collection of web pages that can be accessed via the internet, recently said the internet is broken.