Final Grades & Good Luck in Your Career!

You should by now have received a note from me indicating the letter grade I assigned you for BUS477 and exactly how you earned it. Please let me know ASAP if your grade on an assignment is differnet that what I confirmed in the note, as I plan to submit all grades...

Class Full

The fall class is full at 35 students. There is a waiting list. If you are interested in taking BUS477 this fall, be sure to get your name on the waiting list, as some of the students who are registered may drop out. Sorry, I can’t help you to get in.  Best to...

Format of Last 2 Classes

I’d like you to benefit from the input from some folks from the business community. If we take the last 2 classes for pitches, everyone will not be able to enjoy this very valuable experience. (See Class Videos from last year. It was really fun. Many of the...

Venture Panel Feedback

While it doesn’t contribute to your grades, I though you would appreciate how the members of our venture panel felt about your presentations in our last class. You will recall that I gave each of them $1M to invest. I asked them to pick the 5 presentations they...

Guy Kawasaki on Business Plans

I’ve been grading your plans for the last 2 days solid. John Jones and I have been comparing notes, but we will need to meet again before we can agree on your grades for the business plans. We will meet on Sunday, so I hope to have the short list of 5...

New Ventures BC Road Trip

A note of follow-up on the New Ventures BC awards function on Thursday 25 September… NVBC is a new venture competition with a focus on the technology industry.  Entrepreneurs just like you enter this competition to develop business ideas just like yours.  This...