Nothing teaches and prepares you to take on the World better than your own experience. So don't wait. Just Get Started, the moment you think You wanna be an entrepreneur. These are a few books, PDFs, Podcasts, Presentations etc from my notebook, I believe will be a great help to get started. Get a hint about Markets: Future of Web Applications (Podcasts) Annual MIT Venture Capital Conference Videos ( Videos , List ) See What Others Are doing: Proto.in ( Links , Videos , Notes ) Demo Techcrunch Understand What it Takes: The Art of The Start by Guy Kawasaki ( PDF , Video ) Cost of BootStrapping ( PDF , MP3 ) Go for it: Getting Real ( HTML ) How to be Creative ( PDF ) OnStartups ( Blog ) Its not that easy and all. But its a good start. Stay tuned for more. If you have a link to a resource that You think will be useful wanna-be's please add to it. ( Add as a comment or message to me). Technorati tags: inspions , startup , entrepreneur
The much awaited and anticipated Google WiFi network is finally switched on and fully operational. Any one with a Google login can access the network. New users can signup for one. Currently users get 1Mbps connections speed, but I think it will be ramped up pretty soon. Chris Sacca , Head of Special Initiatives at Google says that at present the company is offering a one-megabit per second connection for everyone, and will tweak the capacity depending on how people use the network. For instance if a lot of people are watching online videos, then the capacity might get a booster shot. - [ GigaOM ] GigaOM has some technical details of the WiFi network that covers around 11.5 square miles: The network, which covers 11.5 square miles, features 380 access points , all supplied by Tropos Networks , a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company. One in six access points is a gateway by Tel Aviv-based Alvarion . There are three bandwidth aggregation points in the network that are connected to Goog
These days every device manufacturer is trying to emulate Apple App Store . Amazon is the latest one to join. With the release of some kind of tablet from Apple around the corner, Amazon is trying to prepare its ground for an onslaught. First Amazon introduced a new Royalty model for publishers, which can be considered as little friendlier than earlier. Now it opens up Kindle for developer apps. Kindle may not be suitable for all kinds of Apps that we normally see on App Store, for instance Games, but can have apps centered around content and in the long run may help Amazon to make Kindle more useful to its customers. Read it on WSJ .