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IBM and Indiana Jones

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Since Apple introduced the Siri personal assistant with the new iPhone 4S I have read several blogs how much better it is compared to Google Voice Search or to GPS and other voice recognition products. How about compared to IBM. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

Would You Outsource Your Startup to a SaaS?

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The channel is sponsored by Intel and VMware. Developer Regan Wolfrom wrote the post. Here are the features they are considering. What do you think?

Kelley Institute for Social Impact Launched at Indiana University

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Indiana’s Kelley School of Business has entered the social entrepreneurship space, focusing on undergraduates. via Kelley Institute for Social Impact supports increasing business student interest in engagement: IU News Room: Indiana University. socent.

More Innovation

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On the New Florence blog John Deere’s FarmSight Virgin Galactic seeking pilot-astronauts Mattel games and brain-machine interfaces Hamilton County, Indiana next-gen 911 Lexmark Genesis – printer for our social, mobile, cloud times. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

Turning 40

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High school in London and CT, college in LA, China, and Cambridge, banker in NYC, HK, and Singapore, teacher in Indiana, business school student in Chicago, and the last twelve years in venture capital and start-ups. Today, I am 40. write this from a small village in Baja, where I am celebrating the milestone with my wife and best friends.

The bar is higher

This is going to be BIG.

You can outsource your development to India, the Ukraine, Buenas Aires, or even Indiana. That's right--Indiana. It has never been so easy to get a startup up and off the ground these days. Scaling and succeeding is hard, but just to get from napkin to prototype and some users is so much less of a hurdle than it was previously. Really?

Justin Bieber: Incredible Teen Entrepreneur

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mean, this is a star talent that has impressed the likes of Usher, and he's doing small shows at middle schools in urban Indiana. Not so.

Want $50k in Seed Funding? Apply now.

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A new program that began earlier this year is looking for five IT-centric entrepreneurs to receive seed funds along with a series of services. Sponsor.

Accounting education and clouds

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Purdue University; University of California, Los Angeles; University of Toronto; Arizona State University; Indiana University; Marietta College; University. NetSuite has announced that thirteen North American university accounting programs have adopted its software as a key component of their degree curricula. Industry Commentary

CouponCabin Raises $54 Million

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The Whiting, Indiana-based company's spin on the standard coupon model is that it verifies—and then continues to update—whether an offer still works. In 2011, the company has posted more than 100,000 offers from more than 3,500 stores. Investors are hot on coupons. Users can search for coupons by Zip code.) Ads by Pheedo

Small Business Saturday Spotlight: Hoosier Cupcake?

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Located in Crown Point, Indiana, Hoosier Cupcake? Hoosier Cupcake? is offering $2 off delivery on Small Business Saturday. Business Planning

The NBA's All-Too-Familiar Problem

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

At the same time, the Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers couldn’t even break 14,000. This isn’t so. tax law look easy. How complex?

Venture Capital Deal Buzz - Stack Overflow

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Indiana-based ChaCha has raised $75 million form investors including from an investor pool including Qualcomm Ventures, Rho Capital Ventures, and VantagePoint Venture Partners. By Erin Griffith, Contributing Editor. You could call Stack Overflow a glorified message board. The company also counts Clay Shirky and Anil Dash among its advisors.

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: PVPower

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Driving through Iowa, Indiana or southern Illinois, they’re pretty hard to miss towering and turning on the horizon. Being from the Midwest, I’m pretty familiar with wind mills.  In contrast, the only solar panel I’ve seen in real life was in Forest City, Iowa, a town I’d be hard-pressed to find a handful of people who have heard of it.

How To Create And Communicate Performance Standards In Your Startup

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by Lior Levin. When new employees are able to become productive team members, your company receives the best return on its investment in personnel.

Why Do Military Veterans Make Such Great Entrepreneurs?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

That was in early 2011. Liniger had dropped out of Indiana University after three semesters, enlisting in the military in the 1960s.

Interview with Jamal Robinson, Founder and President of DESIAR Hand-crafted Eyewear

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This entrepreneur founded his eyewear company in 2011 and designs glasses for “style legends.” What was the inspiration for your company?

Interview with Anton Babich, Founder of Anton Alexander Menswear

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What are the benefits of running a company like yours from a place like Fort Wayne, Indiana? What was the inspiration for your company?

On a Mission to Make Sure You Never Run Out of Beer

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Hershberger is the CEO and co-founder of three-year-old Carmel, Indiana-based startup SteadyServ , which has developed a system that collects massive amounts of data on draft beer inventory and sales at bars and restaurants. Attempts at four other bars in the area yielded the same result. It''s a no-brainer." Hershberger says, there''s a $1.5

The 30 Coolest Entrepreneurs Under 30

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Instagram, in turn, is led by 30 Under 30 alums Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, class of 2011.) Ziver Birg of Zivelo makes kiosks in Marion, Indiana and helps keep 200 metal fabricators employed at a local factory. You gotta meet them. billion. To have created either company would be a pretty amazing lifetime achievement. We hope so.

Save Some Time To Dream

Force of Good: a blog by Lance Weatherby

The other day I posted the below at my more personal online home. Abby, my wife, said it fitted within the scope of FoG and needed to be here.

Polaroid Comeback? Meet the Entrepreneur Reinventing the Classic Brand

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Struhl has founded 10 companies in his career, among them the kettle corn brand Popcorn, Indiana, and the energy strip company Sheets Brand.

How These Internet-Famous Cats Made Bank

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Feline super stars, merchandise, movie scripts, book deals. The Internet''s cult of cats has turned into a very serious business. As he told Inc.

Meet 9 Extraordinary Fast-Growth Companies

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297 2011 Revenue: $2.7 236 2011 Revenue: $5.3 49 2011 Revenue: $23.7 79 2011 Revenue: $7.1 305 2011 Revenue: $45.8

Not a Nerd? There's an App for That

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Santiago Jaramillo is bringing the benefits of mobile apps to not so tech savvy market segments with his start-up BlueBridge Digital.

Tumi IPO: Meet the Man Behind Tumi Luggage

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Tumi's founder and former CEO, Charlie Clifford, told the story of how he did it in the May 2011 issue of Inc. went to Indiana University and got my M.B.A. The iconic luggage brand is going public at $18 a share. Here's how Charlie Clifford parlayed his love of Peruvian crafts into one of the globe's top luggage brands. billion. M.B.A.

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The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

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In early 2011 an acquisition by a Fortune 500 company fell apart. based companies initially funded by venture capital between 2006 and 2011, 84% now are closely held and operating independently, 11% were acquired or made initial public offerings of stock and 4% went out of business, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. Indiana.

10 Standouts at Small Business Week

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million in 2011. 4. Timothy Whicker, Electric Plus, Danville, Indiana. are the awards ceremonies for some amazing entrepreneurs. One $1.2

HOW TO: Build an App for Your Small Business

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Office for Mac 2011 Delivers the Good. So, you’re a small or medium-sized business, and you want to build a Facebook, mobile or web app.

A Boom Time for Education Start-Ups | Chronicle of Higher Education | #Edtech #hackedu

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And Courseload, the Indiana-based digital-textbook enterprise. There’s the Coursebook, a young online-learning start-up.

Excessive IRS Targeting May Have Included Small Businesses

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

That strikes a chord for Glenn Spencer, president and founder of Spencer Machine and Tool in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

'Made in the U.S.A.' Has Unexpected Cachet

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Bucking a 30-year trend, more and more small businesses are manufacturing in the U.S., and exporting products abroad. The New York area leads the way.

Whiskey Rebellion: A Serial Entrepreneur Fast-Forwards the Bourbon Aging Process

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In 2011, he received an additional $100,000 from the Innovation Fund. It''s made in Cleveland. In a laboratory. In less than a week. Really?

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Like for the movie industry - if youre going to make a movie you wouldnt go to Indiana right? Like for the movie industry - if youre going to make a movie you wouldnt go to Indiana right? July 2011 (1). June 2011 (4). May 2011 (3). April 2011 (2). March 2011 (3). February 2011 (5). Archives.