Peter Thiel on Startups: The focus of your startup should be on capturing value

Peter Thiel shares insights on how to build a monopoly and where to focus to capture value. Ultimately, he advises founders to consider what is truly important and valuable and focus on that.

Join us Wednesday, October 29th, when we watch Session 7, Alex Schultz, VP Growth, Facebook, on the topic of “Growth” – note our new time: Wednesdays 4:00-5:30 pm.

The Value of Hindsight: “If I only knew then what I know now…”

Hindsight is a wonderful thing. Patent lawyers reading this may protest, but rest assured I am not talking about patent obviousness. Hindsight is incredibly useful if we can learn from past experiences, figure out what could have been done differently, and use that knowledge to head off or drive future outcomes in a more positive way.

We share here our insights from litigation that can help you better position for or withstand IP litigation.

HIPLegal’s Takeaways from Session 3 of “How to Start a Startup” – “Counterintuitive Parts of Startups, and How to Have Ideas”

HIPLegal’s Takeaways from Session 3 – Paul Graham, Founder, Y Combinator, on “Counterintuitive Parts of Startups, and How to Have Ideas” – include “cultivate genuine intellectual curiosity.” Join us Wednesday, October 15th, at 11:30 a.m. for Session 4, Adora Cheung, Founder, Homejoy, on “Building Product, Talking to Users and Growing.”

Takeaways from “How to Start a Startup” Session 2

HIPLegal’s takeaways from Session 2 of “How to Start a Startup” include “What to look for in a co-founder? ‘relentlessly resourceful’ people – who are tough, act quickly, are decisive, calm, unflappable, creative, and technical (if you are not).” Join us at our office on October 8th at 11:30 a.m. to view and discuss Session 3, “How to Have Ideas and How to Get Started.”