Podcast Highlight - The Art of Starting Up a Business | Guy Kawasaki

Again, with the Guy Kawasaki? Okay, we love him here. In my personal library are at least 4 of this fine writer’s catalog. In an attempt to bring podcast highlights to Cultivate Greatness viewership, we have a great audio from the StartupNation.com podcast.

In this podcast, Guy Kawasaki, managing director of Garage Technology Ventures, a seed stage and early stage venture capital fund, shares insight about what his VC firm is looking to invest in. Guy also shares some advice for aspiring entrepreneurs who are looking for funding for the next great idea.

Guy Kawasaki
, managing director of Garage Technology Ventures - a seed-stage and early-stage venture capital fund, discusses how his company weathered the “dot bomb” era, and talks about the people and technologies that interest his VC firm.

Guy also reflects on his experience as an evangelist, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist and discusses his transition from corporate America to the world of entrepreneurship.

Guy’s inspirational entrepreneurs:

* Steve Jobs – Co-founder and CEO of Apple Computer
* Bill Gates – Co-founder, Chairman and former CEO of Microsoft Corporation

Guy’s recommendation for aspiring entrepreneurs:
If you know that you want to start a business and live the life of an entrepreneur, but you don’t know exactly what type of business you want to start, let your love and knowledge of a particular business or industry inspire your decision to start up.

About Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki is a managing director of Garage Technology Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm and a columnist for Forbes.com. Previously, he was an Apple Fellow at Apple Computer, Inc. where he was one of the individuals responsible for the success of the Macintosh computer.

Guy is the author of eight books including The Art of the Start, Rules for Revolutionaries, How to Drive Your Competition Crazy, Selling the Dream, and The Macintosh Way. He has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA, as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.

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