Sat.Jan 05, 2013

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The Google+ Long Game Is Brilliant

Feld Thoughts

I’m finding myself using Google+ more and more. recently decided that the long game Google is playing is absolutely brilliant. They are being understated about it but doing exactly what business strategists talk about when they describe the long game as the one to play. Yeah, whatever. Here are some examples. live in Gmail.  Hate hate hate.

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8 Indications of a ‘Wanna Be’ Entrepreneur Dreamer

Startup Professionals Musings

If I had a dollar for every time someone has said to me, “One of these days, I’m going to start my own company,” I’d be rich. Hidden fear of success.

Why Now is The Best Time to Buy Domains

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Domain names are the best investment you or your company can make right now. The timing is perfect, and the deals are out there for the taking.

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Enterprise Software the secular trends

deal architect

This time of the year, many folks like to look at the year back or the year forward. This old fart has been in and around enterprise software for three decades so I like to take a somewhat longer look. Industry Commentary

8 must-have tools for collecting customer intel via online surveys

The Next Web

For entrepreneurs about to bring a new product or service to market, the data can make or break your launch. I Wufoo. Wade Foster , Zapier. 2.

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My weekly WSJ column

David Cohen

I’m now writing a weekly column for the Wall Street Journal called “ The Accelerators “ I’m pretty excited because I even got my own dot drawing. So far I’ve written three columns: Use your head, but trust your gut (on deciding when to pivot). Normal people move to the cloud. Hiring for a startup is like dating.

Value yourself

Start Up Blog

As the new year starts we all set goals and have ambitions to make it a year to remember – as we should. But sometimes we need simple philosophical shifts too. Small shifts that can have a dramatic impact. This often leads us to doing it all ourselves. And this is one of the greatest false economies in startup land.

Tata Social Enterprise Challenge – Call for Nominations

VentureWoods

Tata group and IIMC have launched the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge. Ecosystem

New Year’s in Moose, Wyoming

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

New Year’s in Grand Teton National Park was marvelous. Snow shoeing, cross country skiing, and season 1 of the The Wire (at night). Happy 2013!

Tata Social Enterprise Challenge - Call for Nominations

VentureWoods

Tata group and IIMC have launched the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge. Key highlights: • National level competition to find India’s most promising social enterprises. Identified social entrepreneurs to be offered mentorship support, funding opportunities and an opportunity to be incubated at IIM Calcutta’s Incubation Centre. Ecosystem

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Journey of a Serial Entrepreneur

“The challenge is not just to build a company that can endure; but to build one that is worthy of enduring.”. Jim Collins. Inspiration jim collins

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Indian Ecommerce 2013

VentureWoods

My views on what to expect from Indian ecommerce sector in 2013 – the profitability challenge, the financing challenge, and the differentiation challenge. Read here. Ideas & Companies

SATURDAY EVENING JAZZ: Search for Peace by McCoy Tyner - Had to.

Mark Birch

SATURDAY EVENING JAZZ: Search for Peace by McCoy Tyner - Had to skip the brunch today, I had another epic dumpling tour to lead today. The Real McCoy was not the first album with McCoy as band leader, but it was the first on Blue Note and the first where his incredible talent meets his innate creativity as a composer.

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The future is in ‘Sight’

Start Up Blog

Every now and again a cyber punk film comes along which is futuristic, yet plausible. That’s when I get excited. Enjoy!

marksbirch: SATURDAY EVENING JAZZ: Violets for your Furs.

Mark Birch

marksbirch : SATURDAY EVENING JAZZ: Violets for your Furs performed by John Coltrane - I love the combination of Coltrane and Red Garland on piano. An older post I am resurrecting tonight because it is just that good. John Coltrane Violets for Your Furs jazz saxophone Red Garland ballad Saturday Evening Jazz

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The future is in ‘Sight’

Start Up Blog

Every now and again a cyber punk film comes along which is futuristic, yet plausible. That’s when I get excited. Enjoy!

"The first key to thinking about 3-D printers is this: Do not think printer. Think magic box that."

Mark Birch

“The first key to thinking about 3-D printers is this: Do not think printer. Think magic box that creates any object you can imagine.” - “ 3-D Printing Is (Kind Of) A Big Deal ” via NPR. That is where we are with 3-D printing and we have not even touched the surface of how revolutionary the technology can be.

Value yourself

Start Up Blog

As the new year starts we all set goals and have ambitions to make it a year to remember – as we should. But sometimes we need simple philosophical shifts too. Small shifts that can have a dramatic impact. This often leads us to doing it all ourselves. And this is one of the greatest false economies in startup land.