The opposite of Kickstarter
martinvarsavsky: Do all start ups that die, deserve to die? Would you rather invest in an idea or in a start up whose investors have abandoned it but that has already a product? Maybe the latter and that’s why I think it is time that somebody launches the opposite of Kickstarter. A site in which companies that have say one week until they close are auctioned to the best bidder. Maybe there are...
Stephen will officially leave Ryanair on 7th February next, after an extensive...– Gotta love this Ryanair press release
You rarely hear a startup say, “We failed because we were just too focused on...– Sarah Lacy spot on with regards to Groupon
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in...– Marcel Proust via The invisible grail
Travel is only useful if you go open to the possibility of surrendering parts of...– Robyn Davidson via The Invisible Grail
A developed country is not a place where the poor have cars. It’s where...– Gustavo Petro,mayor of Bogota
You can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in the pocket.– A rather famous bodybuilder in this video.
The simple answer is “no”. (The more complex answer is also no, but...– Geoffrey A. Moore in Crossing the Chasm
If you want to know your past – look into your present conditions. If you want...– Chinese proverb via Ralph Metzner
If we had a time-phone, now in 1987, we would beg you to forgive us. We have...– Jack Williamson in Time Capsule Predictions (1987)
Love is the extremely difficult realisation that something other than oneself is...– Iris Murdoch
It’s better to be safe than sorry” is such crap. You know...– Jeff Atwood on Slideshare
Over time, all marketing strategies result in shitty clickthrough rates.– The Law of Shitty Clickthroughs by Andrew Chen
More than at any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path...– Woody Allen (his Complete Prose is great)
One Millwall fan was shocked at the time. He went to see a fight and a football...– From the brilliant essay about martial arts by David Weeks
Success is like being pregnant. Everybody...
Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase,...– Martin Luther King, Jr.
If you know Apple, use it. If you know Vista, ask yourself why, then use it.– Mark Cuban’s 12 Rules for Startups
The milkman is dead, but we drink more milk than ever.– Baratunde Thurston in Fast Company’s article on Generation Flux
If you want to be Mark Zuckerberg, the best you’re ever going to be is...– Ashton Kutcher in Startup School
That was the day I lost my religion. That was the day I found my faith.– Sanjuro instructor Glenn Delikan in Conversations with the Devil
Hi. This is LOuie. It seriously is me. Im even going to leave the O stuipdly...– Louis CK starts his email to people that bought his new film
..in richer and in poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to...– Katrin’s words have an edge
You can’t do extraordinary things, by attempting ordinary things.– My entrepreneur hero Vinod Khosla in an interview
The truth is, nobody can see the truth anymore.– Paul Bucheit on being nothing
Once you are free you’re forced to ask who you are.– Anon (picked up from Burning Man)
When you write a poem, you don’t always know what’s provoking it...– Simon Armitage’s words mediated by Miranda Sawyer in the Observer column
Kaotada võib ainult seda, mille sa nagunii kaotaksid.– Maris Heinaru reisimisest, otsimisest ja leidmisest
Good Judgment Comes with Experience, But Experience Comes from Bad Judgment– Mark Suster mediating someone’s words in the context of making startup mistakes
Character is built when no one is watching.– John Wooden
Open-source facial recognition is relatively advanced while other-body-part...– A startup fighting porn spam problem in video chats
Japan has always been a country living simoltaneously in the both the future and...– John Oliver on episode 147 of The Bugle
Every big idea that works grew out of a small idea that worked.– Dan Gould interviewed by IdeaMensch
Me oleme nii ennast täis, et ise ka ei mahu eneste sisse ära.– Tõnu Oja intervjuu EPL-le Rough translation: we are so foll of ourselves we don’t even fit into ourselves.
LubePanda is great for improving sex between people and between pandas. We do...– LubePanda launched
On the far right, you have the many dudes who think Megan Fox is the sexiest...– Christian Rudder on OK Cupid’s blog on the mathematics of beauty
There’s no 12 step program for this– Slogan of The Lingerie Addict
Tegelikult võiks Veerpaluga reklaamid Kuldmunal omaette kategoorias olla.– Ahto Aaremäe Best Marketingis
You weren’t supposed to come to this page. Continue to buy stuff, or The...– Error message on the Onion store
Thank you god… for making me an atheist!– Ricky Cervais at Golden Globe awards
The Gods envy us. They envy us because we’re mortal, because any moment...– Achilles in Troy
Look closer and closer and look further and further and listen harder and harder...– Rob Ryan on one of his works, on display in Air Gallery until November 20th.
GB: Whilst you are on here would you like to explain why you & your party...– A twitter user asks a question from Gordon Brown (or his wife)
I have adopted a new — if I may say, “zen” — approach to...– Sten Tamkivi’s work email autoreply.
Do not run after money. You will find that money runs faster than you do.– Attique Rabbani in a letter to his daughter
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol,...– Carl Jung quoted in The Power Of Full Engagement
Exception: sometimes, repetition of the same thing can be surprising. For an...– From Groupon writers’ style guide. Pure brilliancy.