Wed.Feb 20, 2013

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Simplicity, The Emerging UI, and Machine Learning

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Long title. Short post. Daring Fireball says : The utter simplicity of the iOS home screen is Apple’s innovation. It’s the simplest, most obvious “system” ever designed. Because we aren't done designing user interfaces. think we are just getting started. find myself typing less and less on Android because the voice recognition is so damn good.

Entrepreneurs Need to Sell Themselves as the Brand

Startup Professionals Musings

New technologies are everywhere today. People have seen so much that they are blasé, or actually fear pure technology. David L. Marty Zwilling.

Top 15 Books to Ensure You Kick Some Entrepreneurial Butt in 2013!

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

One of the best ways to gain knowledge and motivation while simultaneously increasing personal morale is to read books! Optimize by Lee Odden.

TechStars London Calling

Feld Thoughts

Jon Bradford and I have known one another since before the development of the Mentor Manifesto. Today we’re bringing Jon and his team at Springboard in London into the TechStars family as they re-brand to become TechStars London , our first international program. Any and I are going to spend two weeks in London this summer during the program.

7 Ways to Ensure Your Emails Get Read

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Tired of sending out emails and getting no responses back? An email expert shares seven tips to help make sure that your emails get read.

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Big Presentation? Imagine It's Open Mic Night

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Successful comedians are deft presenters. comedy lessons to apply to your next business presentation. More than you think. Comedians are entrepreneurs.

Why Following In The Footsteps Of Other Bloggers Can Be A Treacherous Path by Yaro Starak

Tweet A few weeks ago on one of my Yaro.TV You can study other people’s solutions and then copy them to solve your problem.

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What Doesn't Kill You.Brings Out Your True Character

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

We like to think that whatever doesn't kill us makes us stronger, but the truth is that adversity only reinforces what's already there. ”

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Taboola is Growing Internationally, Here’s a London-based Intern Experience

VC Cafe

Israeli startup Taboola is growing from strength to strength. The recent news of a D Round of $15 million round led by Pitango and joined by previous backers Evergreen Venture Partners, WGI Group and Marker. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Why You Need to Stop Being So Nice

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

For some entrepreneurs, prioritizing yourself can be one of the biggest challenges. Here's how to learn to say no and set boundaries.

5 Reasons Why You Need To Own a Marketing Routine

Duct Tape Marketing

This guest post features Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Kelly Weppler. Create a marketing routine that’s right for you and your business.

8 Tips for Hiring and Managing Interns

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Sure, it's nice to help a college kid, but interns can also help your business. Think about it. Your business is small. Here's how to go about it.

Is a Down Economy a Good or Bad Time to Start a Business?

Up and Running

Graphic by: Global Economic Intersection. In fact, economic slowdowns can be prime opportunities to get your startup off the ground. Prices will rise.

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Create Your Own Active Online Community

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Google+, Facebook, and LinkedIn can provide a lucrative opportunity if you can attract an engaged audience. Here's how to do it.

5 steps to putting your career on the right track

Jeff Hilimire

5 steps. It’s a great exercise for people to go through at any point in their career. You gotta love what you do , or what’s the point?

5 Ways to Tame Your Email Beast

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

These five methods and applications can get the email monkey off your back. Email is a HUGE waste of time. Consider that figure. Not to worry.

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It’s Official: Springboard becomes TechStars UK

VC Cafe

US accelerator program Techstars, recently ranked #2 startup accelerator worldwide by Forbes, is moving to the UK, merging with UK accelerator program Springboard. Up until now, TechStars had operated a franchise model in Europe in the form of StartupBootcamp, but this one is different, said David Cohen.

Get Motivated, Stay Motivated: 3 Tools

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

We're all inspired by different things, but I'm betting at least one of these three motivators will work for you. What about us mere mortals? billion.

5 Reasons real leaders must listen and understand

Taffy Williams

Make sure you did not turn off your hearing or tuneout your team! Many years ago, a one of my relatives wore an older version of hearing aids.

4 Ways You Discourage Customers From Buying

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The relationship between buyers and sellers has changed. In the process, these four tactics have become major turn-offs. What's the solution?

6 Smart Ways to Capture Emails


Email lists are key assets for any company. any 4-year old knows. Yes of course. If you’re not doing it, please hit yourself. pricing).

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A Non-Hipster Approach to a Co-Working Space

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Though myriad co-work spaces already operate in public libraries across the U.S., Arizona State University is taking it to the next level.

Why Playing It Safe May Be the Riskiest Path of All

Duct Tape Marketing

Marketing podcast with Randy Gage. photo credit: jjay69 via photopin cc. Make sure you subscribe so you don’t miss a single interview!

PernixData Heralds a New Era in Software Defined Data Center

Lightspeed Venture Partners

The enterprise storage market is experiencing a tectonic shift led primarily by virtualization and storage media disruptions. Well done!

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Innovation, Ninja-Style

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Consumer Electronics Association head Gary Shapiro says small tech companies, when they're at their best, act like ninjas. Going it alone.

Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix It – Interview with Jody Thompson

Escape From Cubicle Nation

In a results-only workplace, employees can do whatever they want whenever they want, as long as the work gets done. It sounds great, doesn’t it?

3 Things the 'Harlem Shake' Reveals About the Workplace

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Sure, it's a ridiculous meme. But pay attention: Buried in those YouTube clips are some truths about why company culture is so important.

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Introducing TechStars London

David Cohen

Today is a big day for TechStars. With the announcement of TechStars London , we are taking a first step outside of the United States. Better.

Here's the Tumblr Founder's Favorite Tumblr (and Why It Matters)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

As part of Social Media Week, David Karp chats about his personal favorite Tumblr. You might want to take notes. Drum roll. It's Humans of New York.

The Democratization of Entrepreneurship

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

One of the great trends we’ve been witnessing over the past decade, and in particular the past 5 years, has been what you might call the “democratization” of entrepreneurship”. Fundamentally entrepreneurial communities are networks (not hierarchies). And as such they thrive best in open environments that lack artificial restrictions.

Are You Ready for Venture Capital? How To Tell

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Landing VC money is one thing. Using it wisely is another. How can you be sure that you’re ready for marriage - the financial kind? Simple.

Interview with Sunil Kanderi on launching Mokriya’s Craigslist App

Life Beyond Code

Here is a quick Q&A with Sunil on the app and more. Mokriya Craigslist is the company’s first Mokriya-branded application. How about an iPad app?

5 Ways to Weed Out a Liar

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Unfortunately, the world is full of liars who could sabotage your start-up. Here are five things you can do to protect yourself. Trust but verify.

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Tesla Lost the Minute Musk Tweeted

Venture Chronicles

I have been watching with curiosity the battle of words between Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the NYTimes. On balance I think Musk miscalculated and has come out on the losing side of the bigger issue he is confronting… complexity. would rather go zero-to-sixty in 3.9 could make this work.

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