Wed.Jan 09, 2013

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Feld / Calacanis Interview on This Week In Startups

Feld Thoughts

I always enjoy hanging out with Jason Calacanis. We covered a lot in the hour+ interview for This Week In Startups. Enjoy! Well done.

Kickstarter in 2012

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Kickstarter published a retrospective on 2012. It's worth browsing. Here's the lead in. Venture Capital and Technology

Why Fake It ‘Til You Make It Doesn’t Work

Mike Michalowicz

Want to guarantee failure? Do this: fake it ‘til you make it. I bet you didn’t expect to hear that. It has become the mantra for success. Fake is fake.

10 Things You Should Say Every Day

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

They're small things. but each has the power to dramatically change someone's day. Including yours. Want to make a huge difference in someone's life?

The Experience vs. Education Curve in Startups


The underlying assumption is that a lot of education makes up for very little experience, and vice-versa. just drew it.) Do you agree?

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All Dashboards Should *Have* Feeds

Nick O'Neill

There’s been a decent amount of conversation surrounding yesterday’s post from Anil Dash, “ All Dashboards Should Be Feeds “ It struck a nerve with me because it’s something I’ve been contemplating over the past year. To dismiss dashboards is ridiculous though. But there are plenty of strengths in dashboards.

Why Data Is the Oil of the Digital Age

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In the most competitive markets, the winners will be those with the most, and most accurate, data. Two years ago, I said that by 2020, 90% of the U.S.

Start a Business That Fits Your Idea of Having Fun

Startup Professionals Musings

What are the alternatives that will give you the independence you crave, and challenge your business acumen? You really just want to be the boss.

How to Start an Employee Onboarding Program

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Make your next hire successful with these tips. Many young organizations onboard employees by working "over the shoulders" of fellow colleagues.

Burning All Your Boats

Journey of a Serial Entrepreneur

At the core of this statement lies the fact that, without complete focus and commitment it is not possible to achieve greatness.

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Mosaic Crowdfunds 4 Solar Campaigns in 24 Hours

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In the first day of the project's launch, Mosaic successfully funded four clean energy projects totaling $313,000. Just one day after Inc.

Do You Embrace The Values Of An Entrepreneur?

UC Berkeley

by Andre Marquis , Executive Director of the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship at UC Berkeley. We all have a lot to do. If you’re an entrepreneur in particular, you have to make a lot of decisions involving a lot of uncertainty. What guides your decisions? Is it the shiniest object in front of you? Your task list? Your strategic plan?

What Your Team Really Hates About Your Leadership Style

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A CEO uses social media to get the unvarnished truth about employees' most hated boss behaviors. Are you guilty of their top complaint?

Ten Critical Steps To Achieving Magnetic Leadership


Here are some of the top actions I recommend to people seeking to improve their success as a leader. 1. Develop Your Vision. State your purpose simply.

How to Win When You're the Underdog

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Yes, size matters. But it's not the only thing. An ecommerce entrepreneur show how to compete when you're outmanned and out-spent. Way outside the box.

The New College Try for Millenials and Entrepreneurship (Infographic)

Up and Running

Interesting stats, with thanks to Diana Ransom writing for Young Entrepreneur: . 165 million entrepreneurs age 18-25, according to GEM report.

Meet the Nerdiest Start-up at CES

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

There's a lot of competition in Vegas for the prize of biggest tech geek. Here are the Boulder, Colorado, co-founders who think they win hands down.

Kiosked Offers Automatic Solution To Monetize Images


Once it has done so, Kiosked can automatically put a webstore into the images uploaded to the articles. Last June Kiosked raised €4.5

Pay Your Interns

Mark Birch

Now that it is the new year, it is high time to start thinking about summer interns. Nothing. You might say that I am exaggerating things.

Fat & Happy: A Succession Lesson From Downton Abbey

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If you get fat and happy and let things go--like Downton Abbey's Lord Grantham--you're no more than 90 days away from ruin. love it. admit it. Please!

FundedByMe To Launch Branch In Finland As Crowdfunding Heats Up In The Nordics


FundedByMe has expanded from their native Sweden and launched their equity crowdfunding platform in Finland. The minimum amount needed to invest on FundedByMe is €50. Venture Bonsai is the oldest running platform, but currently has no companies running a funding round.

How to Sell to the Corner Office

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Land a face-to-face meeting with a business mogul using these techniques. Here's the bad news. It doesn't work with CEOs. Here's the good news.

Clash Of Clans Meetup And The Supercell Success Formula


Contrary to what you may think, most of the attendees were quite serious about the game at a competitive level. Which brings me to my final point.

Harness the Great Big Marketing Laboratory at Your Fingertips

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If you're not testing your online marketing, you're wasting time and money. Try these cheap and easy methods. What Search Reveals I love search data.

More New Renaissance

deal architect

Innovative Business Uses of Technology

A Win for California's Chef Entrepreneurs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

California's new Homemade Food Act went into effect this month, making it legal for entrepreneurs to sell food made at home.

Advice for Designers Who Want to be Founders: Eoghan McCabe, Founder and CEO of Intercom

Redeye VC

Eoghan McCabe (@EoghanMcCabe) is the CEO of Intercom, a new kind of CRM and messaging platform. Words of wisdom belong to him.

[Infographic] LinkedIn Reaches 200 Million Members


Since its official launch in May 2003, LinkedIn has seen stellar member growth.

At CES, Internet Lobby Gets Ready for Fights in Washington

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

SOPA may be dead, but there are more legislative threats where it came from. With SOPA it was easier to see how it would impact people."

Aspen Institute Maghreb Investor Delegation, next week in NY and CA

David Teten

Localisation du Maghreb (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Partners for a New Beginning (PNB), a public-private partnership housed at the Aspen Institute, is organizing a Venture Capital, Private Equity and Angel Investor Delegation from the Maghreb. More details. Onge, Katherine.St.Onge(@) Speaker: Justin DeAngelis, Director, Denham Capital.

5 Key Hiring Lessons From Senate Confirmation Battles

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

With the Senate set to grill Obama's choice for secretary of defense, lessons from Washington--yes, Washington!--on how to secure the best people.

[Infographic] Workplace Injuries: Costs And Causes


Workplace injuries are more common than we think. In fact, direct worker compensations from workplace injuries cost U.S.

"There are plenty of us who fund hopes and dreams. And plenty of us willing to fund true success. At."

Bryce Dot VC

“There are plenty of us who fund hopes and dreams. And plenty of us willing to fund true success. At the stage where you are past hopes and dreams, where you have customers, revenue, and a real business, but have not yet reached “true success”, there just aren’t many investors to choose from.” - Fred

January 2013 Meetup Details

Mark Birch

nyetm : Join fellow technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors for the NY Enterprise Technology Meetup’s (NYETM) January meetup on Tuesday 1/15/13 from 6:45pm-9:00pm!  Register here. Pursway   - Pursway develops Big Data algorithms and technologies to identify not just the social network of your customers, but who influences whom to purchase.