Mon.Feb 18, 2013

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Both Sides of the Table

This article originally appeared on TechCrunch. Two weeks. 200 million views. Suck it traditional TV. Summary Version. Why would it? billion views.

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How To Stand Out From The Competition

Mike Michalowicz

Uncategorized how to stand out from the competition. being the est the differentiator

Turn Your Toughest Customer Into Your Biggest Fan

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

These 7 tips will help you transform your most difficult clients into big marketing victories. Watch out! Here comes Gladys. Please tell me more." 2.

There is no finish line for entrepreneurs

Venture Hacks

For an entrepreneur, if it is possible to make it better, she must make it better. If it is possible to make it more accessible, she must make it more accessible. If it is impossible to make it better or broader, she innovates. Starting a great Italian restaurant is not entrepreneurship because the proprietors make no attempt to scale it.

Why Mobile is the Way of the Future

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Mobile phones and apps are taking over quicker than anyone imagined. Smart phones opened up a whole new world for people to connect with each other.

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[Review] Unrelenting Innovation


Innovation – that strangely elusive quality that most businesses would kill for, but many struggle to attain or maintain.

5 Tips on being more than a YES man or woman

Taffy Williams

I am not going to do that! Fear of losing a job makes people less than honest in the workplace. Bosses can be difficult at times.

Legal Counsel Even a Small Business Can Afford

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Rocket Lawyer founder Charley Moore is determined to democratize the legal landscape, even if it means going to court. 5000, after ranking No.

Can Money Buy Happiness?

crowdSPRING Blog

Much has been written about money and happiness. ” Did you know there is a science of happiness? Happiness As Your Business Model.

What Would Abe Lincoln Do?

Growthink Blog

The greatness of Napoleon, Caesar or Washington is only moon­light by the sun of Lincoln. First, Lincoln did not make his enemies "wrong."

Seattle Startup Life Meetup – Wednesday 2/20

Feld Thoughts

Wednesday night I’ll be in Seattle doing a Startup Life Meetup with some of the contributors to the book  Startup Life: Surviving and Thriving in a Relationship with an Entrepreneur. Or maybe after 7:00pm. great relationship in the context of the crazy, high intensity startup life we all life. Startup Life seattle startup life

Education gets schooled by startups at the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator

David Cohen

I’m excited to announce the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, powered by TechStars this morning. Kaplan will host ten companies focused on education technology and product innovation for an intensive three-month program in New York City this summer. Teams aren’t limited to traditional classroom education nor K-12. Education needs to be schooled.

Bigcommerce Signs New Austin Office Lease

Austin Startup

Bigcommerce, the leading e-commerce platform for small and medium sized businesses (SMBs), today announced that its 120 Austin employees are moving to 11305 Four Points Drive at FM 2222 and RM 620. The company’s target move date is April 2013. Enterprise

How to Ask for Startup Advice – Part 1

Kevin Dewalt

Here’s how you can get the most out of startup advice. Ask for Advice Constantly from A Lot of People. Maybe you’re in the wrong market.

Some of the most mind-blowing facts…

Jeff Hilimire

Quora is a great source of information, both via asking questions and pure discovery. For instance, I asked, What one thing more than any other makes a company “great”? If you properly shuffle a deck of cards, in all likelihood, the resulting deck has never been seen before in the history of the world. Random


My 1% Cash Back Cheque From Visa An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

Last summer, I blogged about how I upgraded one of my credit cards by cancelling the old one and applying for one with higher cash back. Miscellaneou

Jobylon Bounty Crowdsources Headhunting Through A Facebook App


Are attitudes towards Facebook shifting where users will start using it more for job seeking? The way it works is pretty simple.

6th Annual Austin Tech Happy Hour SXSW Kickoff

Austin Startup

It turns out a whole bunch of our friends from technology centers around the country are going to be in town for some kind of conference or other, so we thought it would be a great opportunity to hold our usual kickoff happy hour. This is traditionally one of our biggest and best happy hours of the year. Events athh

Meeting Assistant Leverages The iPad For Meeting Organization and Management


These days the iPad is becoming tool of choice for the meeting rooms. Information from LinkedIn and Facebook are included.

Shame on You PrivCo

Rob Go

I saw this recent list published by PrivCo today, and I couldn’t stop myself from writing a quick post. It’s actually a teaser report for readers to go purchase the full report and underlying data. have to say, DO NOT BUY this report. The report is here. exits” Hmmm… ok, this is wrong in so many ways.

Why Going From 0 to 20 mph is Harder than 20 mph to 100 mph

Startup Houston

Read the full post here. From Aron Susman of TheSquareFoot : I joined my first startup about 4 years ago, early in the life of that company. We had about 50 paying enterprise customers using the product and who willing and eager to share feedback to make the product better. However, we faced many challenges along way. Read the full post here.

Is India finally getting serious about software, not just services?

deal architect

The big irony about India is it has produced tens of thousands of software engineers, but hardly any successful software or web services companies.

Top 5 Benefits of Creating Financial Projections

Business Plan Blog

Yet, putting together the financial information for your startup might be one of the most important and eye opening experiences before the launch date.

emergentfutures: Scavengers Stripping Greece of Metals The.

Mark Birch

emergentfutures : Scavengers Stripping Greece of Metals. Full Story: Greece Reporter. metal scavengers scrap metal Greece

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I have a great idea.

Constantly Learning

I talk to a lot of people about their ideas. Simple product ideas to large world-changing ideas. like to help people formalize their product pitches. Taking complicated things and making them simple. After someone pitches, they often ask, "What do you think of the idea?". The challenge with hearing ideas is you often hear the same ideas.

Radical Openess

Journey of a Serial Entrepreneur

This video by Jason Silva is brilliantly made. He talks about the birth of an idea and how it evolves over time. Anyone involved in creative pursuits knows the transformative power of a single ‘idea’ The ability for it to transform as we iterate to refine it further. To create something of value where there was nothing before.

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METAL MONDAY: Kluslap O’Korn by Voivod - Ah yes, Voivod.

Mark Birch

METAL MONDAY: Kluslap O’Korn by Voivod - Ah yes, Voivod. that weird thrash/prog metal band out of Montreal. Other than posting a cover of Pink Floyd awhile back, I have purposefully kept Voivod off Metal Monday till a new album came out. Well, Target Earth dropped a few weeks ago and I can confidently say that they are back to form.


Surge Pivot – The Water Edition

Startup Houston

Originally posted by Kirk Coburn of SURGE Accelerator. Read the full article here. SURGE started out with a powerful core purpose…to enable entrepreneurs to solve the world’s energy problems. Over the past two years, our investment thesis has been validated (ok, trending in the right direction. BUT…we were missing something, WATER.

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Startup Houston

Originally posted by Kirk Coburn of SURGE Accelerator. Read the full article here. SURGE started out with a powerful core purpose…to enable entrepreneurs to solve the world’s energy problems. Over the past two years, our investment thesis has been validated (ok, trending in the right direction. BUT…we were missing something, WATER.