Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Context and Content - Sliding together

Slide is very metric driven. For the interview with Max Levchin of Slide check out the mashable live blog.
Max Levchin has had success with multiple startups. He has a drive to do startups. His first four companies failed. The fifth and sixth have been successes.
When he hires he looks for drive.
The measure of success he uses is two fold. 
  1. The number of people that use what you make.
  2. The number of people in your company that make a million dollars
His guiding quote is from Winston Churchill - "Never, Never, Ever Surrender"