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David S. Rose – Father of Angel Investing in New York

Startup Professionals Musings

He chairs New York Angels, one of the most active angel investment groups in the country, which has invested over $60 million into nearly 70 companies.

Something New Is F *d Up In My World Every Day

Feld Thoughts

Something new is f *d up in my world every day. Now, just because something new is f *d up, doesn’t mean I’m unhappy.

Bringing Depression Out of The Shadows In Startups

Feld Thoughts

They were amazingly supportive, but even then I was deeply ashamed about my weaknesses. Q: When did you start to be so open about it? A: After I became depressed for the second time, in my mid-30s — in 2001 just after Sept. 11, 2001. It was part of a more extensive series on  Depression, entrepreneurs and startups. program].

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2001: A (Cyber) Space Odyssey

Platforms and Networks

Bill Gates, The Road Ahead, 1995 In 2001, I wrote a book explaining why accelerated growth strategies created value for some Internet companies and destroyed value for others. Here’s a sample what I didn’t see coming as I wrote the book in 2001: Google’s dominance. million members before failing in 2001. website. Apple’s iPod.

Q&A with Gerry Cohen, President & CEO of business intelligence software provider Information Builders

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

felt a responsibility to contribute to New York City’s economy and help grow it into a dominant player in the tech space. Essentially.

5 Patterns agile leaders must monitor

Taffy Williams

Identifying future shifts may suggest a test of new products more appealing to emerging market. Guess we should have checked before coming!

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Why Money Isn't Always Your Biggest Problem

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

When it went bankrupt in 2001, the chairs were auctioned. 4. Raising money is a full-time job," says Arora. Not many people realize that."

Entrepreneur Designs Upscale Hotels for Budget Travelers

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The hotels are the creation of Rattan Chadha, a New Delhi-born entrepreneur who sold his Dutch clothing company, Mexx, to Liz Claiborne in 2001. hotel in New York City''s Times Square, and more are on the way. Rooms in New York City are less than $250 a night. Bigger cities, like New York, Paris, London.

4 Super Smart Entrepreneurs Who Are Dominating their Market

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

New ideas, new methods, and most importantly, new inspiration are what feeds an entrepreneurial mind. link]. Sponsored Content.

VC Investment Reaches Highs Not Seen Since Dot-Com Bubble

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The first quarter of 2014 saw the most venture capital money invested since the second quarter of 2001, with $9.9 No, make that huge. Some $5.7

Finding Innovation in One of the World's Oldest Businesses

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The New York soil was inhospitable and the market was crowded. They can identify with what’s in their glass in a new way."

'Game of Thrones' Author George R. R. Martin on What Makes Ideas Work

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Martin''s stance reminded me of a 2001 profile I wrote of a North Carolina consultancy called Best Practices. A good idea is a good idea, even if it comes from someone else. If you haven''t heard of George R. R. have more ideas now than I could ever write up. You look at Shakespeare, who borrowed all of his plots.

4 Top Myths About Start-up Pay

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

I've been collecting data about startups and compensation since 2001. But when it comes to pay, you need data. Myth number 1. Myth number 2.

The Case for Ending Sales Commissions

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The New York Times recently ran an interesting piece about companies moving their sales teams from commission to straight salary.

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Entrepreneurship Surges

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

New York City has been a pocket of opportunity. How bad is it out there? billion, down 12 percent from $7.9

Why living in a hotel could be perfect for creative entrepreneurs

The Next Web

It’s no wonder that some of America’s best-known names have lived in hotels in places like Hollywood and New York City. Keanu

Nobody Cares

Ben's Blog

How could I have figured out that there would be 221 IPOs in 2000 and 19 in 2001? In his very first season as coach, Parcell’s team, The New York Giants, was hit with a rash of injuries. great reason for failing won’t preserve one dollar for your investors, won’t save one employee’s job, or get you one new customer.

The Incidental Path to Innovation

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here''s the explanation, from John Jeremiah Sullivan''s superb New York Times story: A furniture company, that''s how it started.

Customers Not Buying? 4 Smart Business Moves

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

He happened to open his business in August, 2001—12 days before hijacked planes slammed into the World Trade Center. ” 4. ”

35 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name


In searching for a suitable name for our new device, we came across a Koala orphaned after being caught in a bushfire (wildfire). Wrong.

Three Counterintuitive Ways To Build A Business That Lasts


Follow the leader in business and you’re almost certainly doomed to fail, especially when you consider that 90% of new companies go under.

Want to Be a Great Leader? There's an Equation for That

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Leading a company takes guts, gumption--and maybe a little calculus. The worst thing for a CEO to do is hole up in his office and withhold information.

Zhongguancun in Beijing – China’s Silicon Valley (Part 4 of 5)

Steve Blank

copying a known model is less risky than trying something new and untested. Entrepreneurship in Beijing. China Venture Capital. billion. Email?

Top 25 Technology Blogs In 2016 You Need To Follow

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

They’ve positively influenced many bloggers and small businesses and inspired new entrepreneurs to take their first steps. profitable franchise. He

5 Reasons Great Entrepreneurs Always Go to Reunions

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Even if going makes you feel a little old, you''ll always find something new to get excited about in that atmosphere. New business ideas.

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Everpix, Snapchat, and the Startup Lie

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Making acquisitions the default goal for new software companies is nothing more than demoralizing. The final straw? Make money?

From the Breadlines to the Inc. 5000

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

and only four years after he co-founded a company, he told the audience at New York City''s Techweek last Thursday, he got his wish.

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Stop Bad-mouthing the Millenial Generation and Read the Facts

Up and Running

million—than at any point since 2001. We’re talking about a new normal. Millennials haven’t had to adapt to new technologies.

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

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

He may not be front-page news, but former tech entrepreneur Jack Hidary says he''s got a plan to make New York City the world''s leading tech center.

Are Online Ads Getting Too Expensive?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A recent report suggests the days of cheap online advertising are dwindling. But a look at the numbers reveals a more complicated picture. Not yet.

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The Innovators Behind Wimbledon

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The technology was developed and patented in 2001 by Dr. Paul Hawkins, a British inventor who hold a Ph.D. Open in New York.

What's the Most Important Predictor of Success for Your Company?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It''s how many people answer "yes" to one simple question. Clifton. RELATED ARTICLES Taskmaster. Ringleader. Dinosaur. What Are You?

Publicity Stunts: When Good Ideas Go Bad

crowdSPRING Blog

They figured that consumers and media would flock to cover the story when they unveiled the giant treat in New York’s Union Square.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 24: Drew Silverstein and Craig Kanarick

Steve Blank

Joining me in SiriusXM’s studio in New York were: Drew Silverstein , co-founder and CEO of the music technology venture Amper Music.

4 Top Myths About Start-up Pay


Founders often believe that their own compensation is a ceiling beyond which they will not have to pay new hires. Noam Wasserman and myself.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 21, Part 1: Kathy Ku and Orin Herskowitz

Steve Blank

Joining me in SiriusXM’s studio in New York were: Kathy Ku , executive director of Stanford University’s Office of Technology Licensing.

4 Ways to Overcome Extreme Adversity

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Many successful entrepreneurs have learned the tough lesson that often, trials and tragedy are the pathways to business--and life--transformations.

Is Emotion Necessary To Make More Sales?


See, Mailchimp had already been around since 2001 and it took them from 7 years to reach their first 10,000 customers. image sources. After: .

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60 of the Top Domain Name Millionaires

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

After its purchase by Tucows Delaware in May 1999, he was made the President and CEO in 2001. He helped create new methods for domain aftermarket and really made BulkRegister renowned for their excellent customer service. Aside from, he is a New York Times Bestselling author. Do you own a domain name?

After 20 years: Updating the Berkus Method of valuation


Valuations are higher in Silicon Valley, Silicon Beach, New York and the North Carolina corridor than in Oklahoma City, Kansas City or Miami.