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Developers of NYC Startup Tour to Visit ff Venture Capital

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Nick Ganju, CTO of ZocDoc gave insight into how they oversee scaling of their system. Others range from students to senior developers.

Want to Know Difference Between a CTO and a VP of Engineering?

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Raising Venture Capital. Want to Know Difference Between a CTO and a VP of Engineering? CTO’s max out at about 3.

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Building your C Level Team

StartupCFO

CEO, CTO, etc. The CTO you need at the start will likely not be the same person you need when you’re 100+ people. They were great!

I’m on the Air – On Sirius XM Channel 111

Steve Blank

Over this program I’ll be talking to entrepreneurs, financial experts and academic leaders in the tech and biotech industries. Call 1-844-942-7866.

Ionic Security Raises $9.4m from Kleiner Perkins, Tech Operators, ff Venture Capital

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Atlanta ff Venture Capital Ionic Security I couldn’t be more excited to share that one of our portfolio companies, Ionic Security (formerly Social Fortress), has raised $9.4 million in Series A1 funding, led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, with TechOperators, Ken Levine, and Dr. Paul Judge also participating.

Dinner with Werner Vogels - CTO of the World's Largest Lean Startup

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Last Thursday night, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels joined a small group of technical folks from cloud and commerce related First Round portfolio companies for dinner at Double Crown. First Round Capital Venture Capital & TechnologySetting up this dinner made me really appreciate the full scope of the vision of Amazon.

Realistic Entrprenuers Guide to Venture Capital

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He has twenty years’ experience as a CTO. He has been the CTO for several start-ups, most notably eHarmony. ► February (2) CTO Founders / Cofounders Part-Time Startup CTO? ► January (5) Los Angeles Web Developer Startup CTO or Developer When to Use Facebook Connect – Twitter Oauth – Goo.

Valuations 101: Scorecard Valuation Methodology

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Individual accredited investors in typical angel deals put personal capital at risk for an equity share of growth-oriented, start-up companies. Such comparisons can only be made for companies at the same stage of development, in this case, for pre-revenue startup ventures. Experience as a COO, CFO, CTO. +. million. RANGE. 0-30%.

Webinar Recap: 14 Tips on How to Pitch and Get Funded

Up and Running

Are you bringing on some investment capital? There’s a lot of angel groups and venture groups all over the world who have funding.

My Partners

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

have two and half partners at Union Square Ventures. We had both been in the venture business for more than a decade, had made a fair bit of money, but were still hungry to prove ourselves. He's been a CTO, a VP Engineering, and has run businesses. Venture Capital and TechnologyAnd he is a great investor too.

Dharmesh Shah, CTO of HubSpot at Business of Software 2011. Building Big Ass Software Businesses.

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Dharmesh Shah is the founder and CTO of HubSpot , a venture-backed software company offering a hosted software service for inbound marketing. Dharmesh Shah -  Building Big Ass Software Businesses: Insights and musings on the Business of Software. Prior to HubSpot, Dharmesh was the founder and CEO of Pyramid Digital Solutions. Simple!

The Other Amazon Deal this week. Drupal founder attracts over $100 Million in 3 months.

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have no doubt he will, for he is a true “Startup CEO”, even though his title is CTO at Acquia. Angel Investor Drupal founder PHP Revenue Growth SaaS Scalability startup startup CEO venture Cash Flow CEOing leadership scalability tom nora venture capital link]. Acquia, Inc. Because they are open source.

This Week in Venture Capital – Episode 4

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Investors:  Matrix (Dana Stadler, who was the CTO of PayPal). Investors: Google Ventures. Read more:  Index Ventures and  TechCrunch. 2.

How to Deal with Skeletons in your Closet

Both Sides of the Table

This is part of my series with Advice on Raising Venture Capital. Skeletons in the Closet are these types of issues. 

Hack+Startup: Mike Nolet, Founder and CTO at AppNexus

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In the process, AppNexus has raised over $65 million in venture capital from firms like Venrock, Khosla and First Round Capital (us!)

How many co-founders should you have?

StartupCFO

But less than 10% of venture exits come by way of an IPO. It just feels right. A CEO, CTO and a third wild card.

Startup CTO Top 30 Posts for April

SoCal CTO

Some great posts from April 2010 that talk to me in terms of being a CTO at a Startup. Redeye VC , April 13, 2010 Startup Development - SoCal CTO , April 23, 2010 Want to Know the Difference Between a CTO and a VP Engineering? Never. Let me know

Teach 'Em to Tinker

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There was a CTO in the room who had a fifty plus person tech team and so I asked him, "How many of your developers learned their trade in the classroom versus being essentially self taught?". Venture Capital & Technology The other day, I took part in a forum about technology education in Brooklyn. Answer: All self-taught.

Tracking the Hiring Funnel

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Venture Capital & TechnologyThis conversation seems to take place at nearly every growing company in just about every board meeting.

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Israeli Startup Wanova Raises $10 million in Series B

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The round was led entirely by previous backers: the Israeli offices of  Greylock Partners  and  Carmel Ventures , as well as US fund  Opus Capital.

Business As Usual: Onavo, VideoSurf and Kaminario Raise Funding

VC Cafe

Below are three recent founding rounds in Israeli venture-backed companies. Caminaro develops storage solutions in SSD drives.

The CEO Whisperer

Feld Thoughts

It was “CTO Whisperer.” I saw a great job title this morning when I was looking someone up on LinkedIn. As a mentor. As a teacher.

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Venture Cyclist: You know you're not a startup if?

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Venture Cyclist. Venture Capitalist and Cyclist, hence Venture Cyclist. work at Sigma Partners Venture Capital in Boston MA. Pages. Advice for Entrepreneurs. VC:VC. Here’s what we came up with. Posted Monday, November 21, 2011. Email This BlogThis! Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. comments: Gregg Stern.

Los Angeles Startup Community

SoCal CTO

Venture Capital As long as I'm pulling this together, here are some venture capital firms in Los Angeles that can help get you wired in. I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community. As is usual, I couldn't remember where I had seen those posts.

Top 120 Startup Posts for 2010

SoCal CTO

Both Sides of the Table , July 22, 2010 An updated Digital Trends presentation - Jeff Hilimire , June 2, 2010 I do what I hate - Jessica Mah , January 7, 2010 Startup Equity Allocation - charliecrystle.com , January 11, 2010 When good investment decisions end up backing more women CEOs: Conversation with Cameron Lester at Azure Capital.

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On Patterns

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understand the pause people feel when you look at a startup bio page and you notice that the CTO is female. In fact, I'd venture to say you'd be a little less human if you didn't--because it is simply that: different than what you are used to. Venture Capital & TechnologyThe PTA Board is changing, too. Changes slow us up.

Startup Advice: When to Use a Consulting CTO

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Web Startup Lessons Advice from a CTO and Entrepreneur Home About Startup Advice: When to Use a Consulting CTO There are not many to be found. He or she might call himself a “consulting CTO,&# “freelance CTO,&# “on-demand CTO,&# “CTO on call,&# “CTO for hire,&# or just a “technology strategy advisor.&#

Bitesize Friday: Compass EOS, Soho OS, Supersonicads, Legolas Media and More

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Supersonicads was founded in 2008 by Gil Shoham (CEO) and Arik Czerniak (COO) and Nissim (Romi) Romano (CTO). Miscellaneous. Investment Rounds.

FinTech Innovation Lab Launch Event – June 2, 2011

David Teten

Previously CTO, Goldman Sachs. Adrian Kunzle, Head of Firmwide Engineering & Architecture (CTO), JP Morgan Chase. Maria Gotsch.

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How Much Founder Stock Should You Offer Co-Founders?

Startup Professionals Musings

Amount of venture funding provided. The CTO of many technical startups was the original founder. Now comes the reality check.

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Retro: My Favorite Blog Post on Raising VC

Both Sides of the Table

Another called Parker Harris, the co-founder and CTO.  In case VC’s haven’t figured this out yet, shit rolls downhill.  On December 3rd Brad Feld wrote a one paragraph blog post titled “ Raising Venture Capital &# in which he linked to my blog.  Thus is venture capital. And covered we did.  Viral.

Los Angeles Startup Community

SoCal CTO

Venture Capital As long as I'm pulling this together, here are some venture capital firms in Los Angeles that can help get you wired in. I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community. As is usual, I couldn't remember where I had seen those posts.

A Glimpse: My American Dream

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This is MY American dream…and I applaud the administration, including my good friend and US CTO Aneesh Chopra, and all the organizations taking part in Startup America for highlighting and enabling the promise that exists in each individual. from a trip to India and spoke of places with pigs and cows roaming around and no plumbing.

Is Going for Rapid Growth Always Good? Aren’t Startups So Much More?

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Viewing the article through the lens of a venture capitalist there’s much to agree with under the mantra of “growth!” He also nails the reason why venture capital is still necessary to grow large businesses quickly in a world where the costs of running startups have fallen dramatically. For example. Check.

If A Board Meeting Was Like The State Of The Union

Thinking About Thinking

The CEO would stand at the head of the table, with the CFO and CTO sitting in oversized chairs on a raised platform behind him. Rather than talking during the meeting, the CTO and CFO would convey their opinion by smirking, giggling, and giving standing ovations as the CEO spoke. Filed under: Venture Capital.

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250 Developers

This is going to be BIG.

This is particularly acute in New York City, where you have several industries undergoing serious disruption, a critical mass of creativity from the cross pollination of ideas, and lots of capital. Venture Capital & Technology nextNYAre we moving them from other workforces? Are we moving them from other cities?

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Attracting a CTO to your startup

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When they ask, it often sounds like theyre asking for a product off the shelf--like, "Where can I get some cheap folding chairs?" Id want a rainmaker.

Corporate Acquisitions of Startups: Why Do They Fail?

Steve Blank

Not all new ventures are at the same stage of maturity. For decades large companies have gone shopping in Silicon Valley for startups. So what?

Need a Technical Co-founder? Hire a Product Design Lead First

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Lightspeed is growing our Consumer Investing team

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Alex Taussig joined us as a partner from Highland Capital Partners where he spent the last 7 years as a venture capitalist.

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