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1. Oculus Rift Finally Became Available For Preorder This Week!

Fun Fact: Oculus was purchased by Facebook for $2 billion dollars in 2014.

Yes, that's a b, for billion.

I am super excited for the future of Virtual Reality.

2. General Motors Invested $500 Million Dollars Into Lyft!

I was quite surprised by this move by GM, and by the amount of money they put in.

3. Awesome PBS Kids Photo App

Take your existing pictures of your kids and add PBS cartoon characters into those pictures, making for some really fun and cool photos.

The kids will love it.

DC Upcoming Event

A Conversation With JSwipe Founder

JSwipe is the Jewish Version of Tinder. 
Find out how this Jewish app grew to over 500,000 users.

January 11th @ 7pm.
$13 dollars to attend.

Book of the Week

The Startup Playbook

Advice from Founders of some of the most well known companies.

Song of the Week

Cold Specks - When The City Lights Dim

A beautiful song. Her voice kinda reminds me of Macy Gray.

Instagram Pics of the Week

I Have No Idea What's Going On Here

This Guy Constantly Makes Cool Photos

I Wish This Was A Wallpaper

Thought of the Week

When the Founder of Spanx, Sara Blakely, was a little girl, her father would ask her: "What did you fail at today?"

I love this question. Her father "made it clear that failure [is] an indication that you tried something. It [is] a good thing."

Referenced from Startup Playbook.

Thank you for reading!

Be Happy and Keep Learning!

Igor B.M.


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