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China’s Torch Program – the glow that can light the world (Part 2 of 5)

Steve Blank

Torch has four major parts:  Innovation Clusters , Technology Business Incubators (TBIs), Seed Funding (Innofund) and Venture Guiding Fund.

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SevenLayer – Voice in the Cloud

Texas Startup Blog

SevenLayer is latest company to be incubated inArchitel Labs. From 1999 to 2002 SevenLayer – Intelligence Voice Cloud Or at least that is what the folks atSevenLayer think. Headed by Jeff Rothell, the company delivers cloud based voice applications to small and medium sized companies.

A Conversation with Deborah Mansfield of the Houston Technology Center

Startup Houston

The state’s largest technology business incubator and accelerator are right here in Houston. Accelerators Conversations Incubators

Guest Post – Chad Farrell of [link] on SurgeAccelerator

Startup Houston

term I have not heard since the internet boom of 1999) and my recent experience in the Capital Factory Accelerator program based in Austin Texas. Energy IncubatorsSurge Houston Blog for Startup Houston. If you are an entrepreneur and starting a company, why join an accelerator? Speed. More importantly, you will get to know them.

Mentorship over Money (and Office Space)

The Startup Lawyer

With the success of Y Combinator and TechStars , several incubators (sometimes referred to as “accelerators&# ) have popped up everywhere. Partying like it’s 1999 is one thing — running an 2010 accelerator like it’s 1999 is probably not a great idea. (c) Mentorship is key. Some have done quite well.

VCs Muscle Back Into Startup Funding - Some Call It a Bubble

ReadWriteStart

The reemergence of traditional VCs can make a big difference in how prospective startups look for funding - and could also signify a bubble.

The Dorm Room Fund

Redeye VC

Friends and family are usually stretched thin, and in most cases, already do whatever they can to ease the burden on their college relatives.  At the same time, we’ve seen the growth of many wonderful incubators and accelerators – but those often require a student to drop out (or take a “leave of absence” from college). 

It’s Morning in Venture Capital

Both Sides of the Table

This has led to the creation of incubators, accelerators and seed funds. This article originally ran on PEHub. Thank you, Aaron Sorkin!

Lessons From the World's Most Ruthless Competitor

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In December, 25 of Rocket's top lieutenants quit en masse to start their own incubator, called Project A. He decided to give it a try.

When ice.com – a Top 500 Internet Retailer – Uses Mentors, You Should Too

Up and Running

Founded in 1999 in Montreal, Canada, ice.com was recently acquired by Round 2 Inc., an ecommerce company headed by CEO Brandon Proctor.

They're Smart. They're Eager. They Are Not Gordon Gecko

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

My own school has launched an incubator, the Columbia Business Labs, a co-working space for (get this!) That era now seems to be at an end.

Meet the Facebook Mafia

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

—John McDermott Parker first disrupted the business world—and caught the ire of the music industry—in 1999 when he launched Napster.

Trapped in a Big Company? What to Do?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In the classic sense, I’ve been an entrepreneur twice--first in 1999, then 2008. What’s an entrepreneur-at-heart to do?

Why Venture Capital No Longer Defines Innovation

ReadWriteStart

Levy should know, in 1999 he founded eHatchery, an Atlanta-based precursor to today’s accelerators. It just doesn’t fit. Slimmer Pickings.

How to Create a Cool Brand

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

But even as that brand took off, Spade realized he wanted to incubate more creative concepts and spend more time with his and Kate''s new daughter.

The Trouble with Paul Graham and Female Founders

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

As a result of those comments, Graham, the co-founder of the incubator Y Combinator , was accused of sexism. That''s not good for anyone.

Why Venture Capital No Longer Defines Innovation

ReadWriteStart

Levy should know, in 1999 he founded eHatchery, an Atlanta-based precursor to today’s accelerators. It just doesn’t fit.

NYC Start-ups: This Man Wants to Be Your Mayor

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In 1999, a year after going public, EarthWeb acquired Dice.com, a tech career site that now has a market cap of $568 million. It''s called M.

Starting A New Business Venture Is Not As Daunting As You Might Think

YoungUpstarts

Check to see if your area has a local “incubator” complex or development center.  by Tom Cleveland. Tired of your “6 AM to 6 PM” rut? 

Twitter Link Roundup #144 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

The video above shows Billie Holiday (one of my favorite singers) singing “Strange Fruit”, a song that Time manazine named, in 1999, the “song of the century” The song is a protest against racism. Incubator 1871 Nurtures Chicago’s Growing Startup Scene – [link]. – [link]. Staffing your startup?

What's the Future of Small Business in New York City?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

He took the company public in 1999. What do the next four years hold? Here''s what the mayoral candidates bring to the table.

Feb. 28, Stamford, CT: HBS Event on Angel Investing 101 – Best Practices

David Teten

From April 1999 until June 2006, Mr. Dahl served as the head of Global Healthcare for the Carlyle Group, a leading private equity firm, where he was responsible for the firm’s investments in the healthcare field. Click here to make a reservation. Karen Bantuveris, CEO of VolunteerSpot ( ff VC and angel-backed startup with 2.5m moms).

Fire in The Valley, Fire in My Belly. and Yes, Mike, I Have.

500 Hats

The Lean VC: a Silicon Valley story about Innovation, Incubation, & Iteration. It sounds like an Onion article circa 1999. Part II!

Invest in Israel Newsletter December 2010 Edition

VC Cafe

From 1999 to 2009, Teva’s revenue grew to about $14 billion from $1.3 See the October 2010 edition after the jump. de C.V. Bravo AG). JK Inc.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: New Assessment Tool For Entrepreneurs

ReadWriteStart

He currently has a 1999 strategy. It is a quick self-assessment that you can apply to calibrate where you are in your business-building process.

I Want My CIC! … The Benefits for Startups to Be Co-Located

Both Sides of the Table

The CIC, founded in 1999, is located adjacent to MIT and has more than 100,000 sq ft of space for nearby startups that qualify to be housed there.

Fear is the Mind Killer of the Silicon Valley Entrepreneur (we.

500 Hats

The Lean VC: a Silicon Valley story about Innovation, Incubation, & Iteration. The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need.

US Venture Capitalists Go East: Russia’s Startups Now More Appealing

ArcticStartup

The launch projects were selected by a panel of Plug and Play judges, including Saeed Amidi, the incubator’s founder and CEO. www.ewdn.com.

The Playbook for Scale Up Nation

Seeing Both Sides

Cohen said that moving the headquarters to the United States had been talked about for some time after the company was founded, in 1999.

US Economic Risks (Sept 2010): Impact on Investors & Entrepreneurs

Both Sides of the Table

While not 1999 all over again but I am observing first-hand the signs of funding frenzy.  I know not everybody agrees. Sound familiar?

Land More E-mail in Your Targets' Inboxes

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Return Path, founded in 1999, helps commercial e-mail senders land more e-mail in its targets' inboxes. He founded OtherInbox in 2008.

Time Diversification: Strategy for Investors - DShen's Blogs

Dshen

Think about all those investors who raised funds in 1999 or 2000 and put money into companies who had stratospheric valuations, only to see them disappear as the dotcom bust wiped out all that value in late 2000. We even snickered at those who left Yahoo in 1999 or 2000 and cashed out at "such a low stock price" of 150. Incubation (5).

Entrepreneur Networking & the Scarcity of Time, Part II

The Common Sense Web... An Entrepreneurs' Blog

When talking to people about Stratfor for the first time, I usually describe it as the Huffington Post of 1999 but with three key differences: it was subject matter specific -- international news and intelligence is Stratfor's game, there was no social media -- although we were doing live blogging/tweeting of major events back then, and.

Wi-Fi Alliance Moves Up and Out

Austin Startup

Sometimes with the help of start-up incubators, like the University of Texas’ Austin Technology Incubator (ATI). Before this, it was housed, since inception in 1999, within the walls of ATI, where the Wi-Fi Alliance and ATI built a unique, collaborative relationship.  That number is predicted to surpass 2 billion by 2015.

Boom and Bust and What Comes Next

Scalable Startup

Boom and Bust and What Comes Next. by Celia and Peter Wiley. The view from our window. From  Boom  Summer 2014, Vol 4, No 2. There is no E in the P/E.

Wall Street, Football, and The Great Deception

Growthink Blog

And in the 90’s, the good times rolled, with the Dow skyrocketing from 777 in August 1982 to 11,028 in September 1999. Watching my beloved New England Patriots barely escape with a victory this Sunday, I was both amused and appalled by the constant T.D. Ameritrade advertisements touting their “great selection of ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds).”

Launching Tech Ventures: Beware of the Word "Interesting"

Launching Tech Ventures

Tonight We're Going To Party Like It's 1999 If the Customer is King, the Product Manager is Re. like this a lot.&# Powered by Blogger

In Silicon Valley, Founders Fight for Control

online.wsj.com

Craig Walker, co-founder and CEO of Firespotter Labs, a technology incubator, said it feels unnatural to bestow so much voting power on one executive.

The Lean Startup Workshop - now an O'Reilly Master Class

Startup Lessons Learned

Unlike other incubator-led programs, this workshop is open to anyone who wants to learn, and it does not require companies take investment or give out equity. joined a financial services tech startup in 1999. have a lot of good news to report on this front. You can register for both dates on the new official signup page. Cash is tight.