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5 Monkeys and a number of apples

A co-worker proposed this “little quiz” today:

There are 5 Monkeys and a number of apples. They want to divide the apples into equal shares, but all forget. They all go to sleep. In the middle of the night, the first monkey suddenly remembers, and goes and divides the apples into five equal groups. He finds out that there is an extra, and eats it. Then, he hides his share and goes to sleep. Continue reading

Vetting a Startup

I just found a great blog post on the topic of vetting a startup.

A few takeaways:

  • It has to be more than a good idea
  • What it boils down to is are people willing to pay for the service/product.
  • In fact, have them hand over actual money
  • In may not work for the “Twitters” of the startup world
  • You’ll know that you’ll have revenue as soon as you have a working product

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