Ryan Carson of Treehouse

Ryan is the CEO and Co-Founder of Treehouse an online technology school that teaches you how to make Apps. Previously Ryan founded Carsonified (acquired 2011) and DropSend (acquired 2008). Ryan was born in 1977 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He graduated from Colorado...

3 Productivity Hacks That Make a Huge Difference

I live in San Francisco. A city where you are constantly being bombarded by the next new shiny gadget, the next billion dollar idea, and the next Mark Zuckerberg. In the midst of all this noise, it is very important to me to focus on the things that will help me...

The Startup Life. Please Don’t Quit.

I wrote this poem because building a startup is probably the hardest thing you will do in your life. I respect and admire all the founders who share their ideas with me. I’m humbled by your grit, and perseverance. There are ideas you want to pursue, there are startups...

How to Raise Venture Capital? First Things First

This goes out to all the entrepreneurs who have yet to think about their businesses in depth and reason from first principles. Before you begin raising money, make sure you have a clear idea of how your product will make money. You should be able to articulate this...