More accurately, my blog post title should be “The Keynote You’ll Not Hear at SXSW Until 2014, 2015 or Beyond”. Specifically, my focus is: “crossing the chasm from the right.” Right now SXSW is incredibly focused on ‘appointment based learning.’ I understand that SXSW Inc has a business model they want to preserve.
Now that Larry Chiang has been at SXSW for a few days, he has some mid-conference words of wisdom. A few people have told me that it’s hard to understand what Larry is saying. His thinking is about 3 steps ahead of the rest of us, and he’s always looking at everything with thoughts about how to hack it. For those of you with issues, I’ve decided to translate (in bold). I hope it helps.
I view myself as a worker. While eating frozen yogurt at a Fraiche that was founded by an Austin-ite, I co-founded Asse9. Before my Callebaut chocolate was finished at 644 Emerson, I had text recruited 12 hot female humans to be managing directors. Me, my dog Baxter and the legendary VC would serve as their male secretari triumvirate.
Austin-based early stage venture firm G51 Capital has partnered with notorious party crasher / lifestyle hacker Larry Chiang to mine Stanford for promising startups. “We’re building a farm team of CS [computer science] and engineering majors and helping them to learn to be CEOs,” says Rudy Garza, founder and managing partner of G51. “We’re testing [...]