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Coming Of Age

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

I’m out here slingin bringin the drama, tryin to come up in the game and add a couple of dollar signs to my name - Memphis Bleek Coming Of Age by Jay-Z. I'm not going all Ben Horowitz on you. work with a bunch of VCs who are in their early 30s and have less than five years in the business. They make rookie mistakes. Startups are not so much.

Some Thoughts about Selling at Startups

Both Sides of the Table

If you haven’t read Adam Lashinsky’s awesome new book about Apple , you should. My guess is that we are likely in total agreement.

5 Ways to See If Your Business Integrity is Showing

Startup Professionals Musings

But in a practical sense, what does that really mean? In business, the only view that counts is that of the receiver. Honest to a fault.

Damn, The Samwers Are Entertaining (& Dangerous)

Babbling VC

The Samwers have become the talk of the town when you're en-route in Germany. I was at Thomas Promny's D3Con event Friday and was again reminded of this. No, actually, I am reminded of how prevalent these guys are in the German VC scene whenever I leave the confines of my home. Well, my opinion of the Samwers hasn't changed whatsoever. PEOPLE!

Exclusive: Announcing a Startup that Brings More Efficient Government to the US and Other Countries

David Teten

(An aerial view of Parliament House in Singapore. CEO Chan Ah Boon notes, “Our total addressable market is enormous.  at $47,568.  was ranked #71.

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A Bumper quarter

deal architect

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to post an average of 1.25 innovation posts a day on the New Florence blog. Year to date I have 155 posts, so 1.7 a day! It truly feels like living in Florence. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

allensblog: Entrepreneurs: Important to Understand When Are You.

Allen's Blog

One of the first things I do when I engage with a new one of my "Sherpa" companies is talk about raising their seed financing. As part of this discussion, a number of important questions arise, one of which is

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Venture Chronicles

How The Wall Street Journal Uses Pinterest – 10,000 Words. tags: blog Pinterest. Google to Launch Third-Party Commenting Platform. tags: blog. What’s your Must Have Score? tags: blog. The Rise Of The Explainer Video | TechCrunch. tags: blog startup. tags: blog wildfire. Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here. Blogs

Selling – the highest paid profession

Start Up Blog

It has been said many times that ‘selling’ is the worlds highest paid profession. While I had my doubts early on in my career, I have never been more convinced of it that I am now. For quite a few reasons which I have shared below. There is no limit. If we are in a real sales job, then there is no limit to what we can earn.

Visit to ASU Skysong | G3Box | AZ Pro DJs | Coolest College Start-Up

Campus Entrepreneurship

Last week while in Scottsdale I was fortunate to visit with 3 of the founders of G3Box , a start-up out of ASU converting shipping containers into mobile medical clinics. Details of their story and the ASU programs, curriculum and people involved in their development will be included as we release portions of my research over the next 3-6 months.

Selling – the highest paid profession

Start Up Blog

It has been said many times that ‘selling’ is the worlds highest paid profession. While I had my doubts early on in my career, I have never been more convinced of it that I am now. For quite a few reasons which I have shared below. There is no limit. If we are in a real sales job, then there is no limit to what we can earn.

You’re Invited to the "Biggest Party Ever"

TylerCruz.com: An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

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Entreprenuerial double dipping

Start Up Blog

An important fact that emplyees and entrepreneurs ought remember: You can’t sell your job. Yes, we can build personal brand equity, but the revenue and value we create belongs to the owner of the organization we work for. This leads me to an important factor that we must remember when we set out out on our way into startup land.

Here & Now by Letters to Cleo - There were many great shows.

Mark Birch

Here & Now by Letters to Cleo - There were many great shows that I saw at the Paradise on Comm Ave. Letters to Cleo was one of them.  A Boston alternative band through and through, I was hooked.  It didn’t hurt that I thought Kay Hanley was awesome. Just living on a Sunday morning, got my toast and tea and I’m warm and….

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Entreprenuerial double dipping

Start Up Blog

An important fact that emplyees and entrepreneurs ought remember: You can’t sell your job. Yes, we can build personal brand equity, but the revenue and value we create belongs to the owner of the organization we work for. This leads me to an important factor that we must remember when we set out out on our way into startup land.