Emrecan Dogan

Founder and CEO of @ScoreBeyond helping students ace the SAT on mobile.


Turkey at a tipping point

and a hashtag guide to its mystery and momentum


As a Turkish fellow living 7,000 miles away from my beloved city Istanbul, I feel sad…


On being effective


  1. The 2 Minute Mind Sweep — Erin Frey

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Glimpses of Thinking

A reductionist approach to ideas and mental models


Comprehension of a mental model requires slow, deep and thoughtful reading, followed by a critical thinking process.

But, in the world of digital media proliferation, we can get easily paralyzed with the constant influx of content. This piece of the Project Matter collection…


Facebook for Business

The best-run businesses might run Facebook, one day.


Facebook is getting more and more of my premium attention. Not the low-level, 5-min social curiosity, but a highly-targeted, intellectual focus that is reserved for core business tasks of my startup.

I run multiple private groups on Facebook to coordinate with the…

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Living the life


A home is like an extended personality: it tells a story about you and your life, and is a place for rest, recovery, reflection, work and family.

Product-Market (Re)fit

Mobile vs Web


For companies offering services over the web, mobile is usually a tough-to-get-it-right area. Which of the 83 features offered on the web can be squeezed into a 480x320 screen? Dealing with this seemingly tough question, most companies do two things wrong: (1) They try fitting as many features as possible, at the expense of a…


Turkey at a tipping point

and a hashtag guide to its mystery and momentum


As a Turkish fellow living 7,000 miles away from my beloved city Istanbul, I feel sad…