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GetGlue Passes The Million User Mark

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

I've always thought a million registered users is a big milestone. Getting a million people to do anything is actually pretty hard.

Five Ways a Business Mentor is More Than a Friend

Startup Professionals Musings

Friends tell you what you want to hear. Mentors tell you what you need to hear. You always need the friend. Both may be required. What are your goals?

Erasing Houston from Space History

Texas Startup Blog

When I was in Junior High School we lived just off of NASA Road 1 the home of the Johnson Space Center on the outskirts of Houston. Personal

How to Play Tennis With Your Hands Tied: The New Workforce Dilemma

Life Beyond Code

Have you tried playing Tennis with your hands tied? How about trying to play tennis with your hands tied in the back? Should you still do it?

Twitter Link Roundup #82 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. link].

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Tomorrows brands can’t succeed with yesterday’s leadership

Jeff Hilimire

Last week I attended the Forrester Marketing Forum in San Francisco.  I will be publishing a series of blogs with the insights I was exposed to during this fantastic two day event.  If you haven’t been to one of these, I highly recommend it. Hell, yes. ccept change. D are the status quo. A ct continuously. love ADAPT.

Top 10 financial hacks

Start Up Blog

There is no point being a successful entrepreneur, or selling a startup if we have no idea how to handle the money we get. So here is my top 10 financial life hacks. Spend less than you earn, no matter what that amount is. The net result is happiness. Never go into debt for anything which does not appreciate in value. Do not trade stocks.

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Startup Myths: Twitter

Texas Startup Blog

Have you ever started a company? The who, why, what and where often become muddled the farther you get from the start. guess that is just how it goes.

“Catch Your Kids Doing Good”

Thinking About Thinking

I had the privilege of spending this afternoon with the founder of a very promising educational software company.  I was intrigued with the background of the founder as it’s not every day that I run into entrepreneurs with an accomplished and extensive background in child psychology. . ” . asked what he meant by that phrase. 

Rovio Revenue 14M€ In Q1/2011

ArcticStartup

Two thirds of the revenues come from app sales and about a third from advertising.

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VC Activity In Q1 2011 Back To Pre-Recession Levels

ReadWriteStart

The first quarter of 2011 saw these return to their pre-recession levels with financing for Internet companies up 83% from the last quarter of 2010.

333 Million Reasons to Have an Exit Strategy Plan

Growthink Blog

Shutterfly Inc. NASDAQ:SFLY) recently agreed to pay $333 million in cash and stock to acquire Tiny Prints Inc., On the bottom, my daughter Isabella.

2 minutes of Screen Culture

Start Up Blog

Our lives are increasingly being influenced by what I like to call ‘Screen Culture’ Which I posted a piece on here. thought it would be worth showing the idea in action – hence the video I made below. The video explores the impact screens are having on our lives in the geographically specific & connected world. Enjoy!

Legal Problems? Ask And Thou Shall Be Answered

ArcticStartup

True to its name, the series spans over a year, with approximately one blog post coming out each month. The road to exit is long and hard.

Starting a StartupWeekend in 9 Days of Chaos

Grasshopper Herder

For the past 7 days I've been working round the clock to organize and promote a StartupWeekend in San Jose. It start in two days. ridiculous and ill advised timeline. Entrepreneurship Finding Co-Founders lean startup Marketing startup startupweekend

Ovi Store Hits 5 Million Downloads A Day

ArcticStartup

After quite some brouhaha over the Nokia and Microsoft partnership it appears that Nokia at present is just making news with its Ovi Store.

Volunteer for the Founder Conference

FairSoftware's Blog

The Founder Conference will once again be a must-attend conference for all aspiring entrepreneurs. But if you can’t afford to buy a ticket, we have a handful of volunteer opportunities that will let you get in for free and watch the action from upclose. Check out the program of the Conference: 9:15 – 10:00. Guy Kawasaki. Enchantment.

How To Orchestrate Effective Meetings

Up and Running

Tweet [This is a guest post by Helen Hauk of 5th Gear Consulting. Helen approached us to talk about orchestrating effective meetings and I couldn't say no to the topic. — Kai]. No one likes meetings and if people can avoid them they will. Meetings don’t have to suck the energy out of your organization (or devour your time). Meyer. About the Author.

Fenwick & West - Internet/Digital Media and Software Industries Silicon Valley and Seattle 2010

Recent Buzzes - VC Experts, Inc.

By Barry J. Kramer and Steven Levine at Fenwick & West LLP. Background - In 2002, Fenwick & West began publishing its Silicon Valley Venture Capital Survey. The survey was well received and we have continued to publish it - a copy of the most recent survey is available here. overall declining from $29.9 billion in 2007 to $26.2 Software.

Thanks 1000Memories!

Founders at Work - Blog

This weekend, I received this beautiful bound book from the 1000Memories founders. It’s been almost 20 years since Isabella passed away.

What comes first

Start Up Blog

Making stuff is what we must do. But it isn’t as important as the thoughts that lead to the making process. Thoughts themselves are things. What we must do is ensure we allocate enough time to the thinking, so that we end up making. entrepreneurship business Ideas startups straetgy tactics thinking

Elena Masolova On Darberry And Runet

ArcticStartup

Elena Masolova has built an impressive career by the age of 26. There's no need to invent a wheel', she commented. That did not last long, though.

Volunteer for the Founder Conference

FairSoftware's Blog

The Founder Conference will once again be a must-attend conference for all aspiring entrepreneurs. But if you can’t afford to buy a ticket, we have a handful of volunteer opportunities that will let you get in for free and watch the action from upclose. Check out the program of the Conference: 9:15 – 10:00. Guy Kawasaki. Enchantment.

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Force of Good: a blog by Lance Weatherby

Earlier this week I wrote an article about the need for some entity to stop up and solve the lack of venture capital issue in Atlanta which led Mike Blake of StartupLounge to ask for a little clarification in the comments. gave him a little there. Here's more. Shortly after posting I recevieved an email from Merrick Furst. By Ty McMahan.