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10 Sage Quotes From $100M Entrepreneur Winners

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Robert Jordan image via HowTheyDidIt.com. All the quotes come from entrepreneurs who have built and sold at least one $100 million company.

How to Configure Your Startup Team

Both Sides of the Table

I am fond of quoting that about 70% of my investment decision of an early-stage company is the team. Final startup grind from msuster. identify gaps.

Better for whom?

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

We looked at all the products in the space and thought, “We can do it better.” ’” Better for whom? A ” Uh-huh. How-To

Everyone at Yipit is Now Learning to Code

Vinicius Vacanti

”  - Marc Andreessen. Five years ago, I was firmly in Andreessen’s second group: the non-coders. needed to learn to code. But how exactly?

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Entrepreneurs Experience – Do It and Learn It

Steve Blank

In 2012, in partnership with  Stanford University ,  U.C. Berkeley  and  NCIIA ,  Jerry Engel  and I first offered the  Lean LaunchPad Educators Class.

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The Lean Entrepreneur is here

Startup Lessons Learned

After the 2012 conference I viewed it as an opportunity to reflect on the growth and evolution of the movement as a whole. It's a big tent.

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How Etsy Grew their Number of Female Engineers by Almost 500% in One Year

Redeye VC

At First Round Capital, we spend a lot of time and resources supporting our technical leadership from across our 170+ companies.

Avoiding Undue Diligence: My Strange Approach To Angel Investing

OnStartups

In a few weeks, I'm going to write a $25,000 check to invest in a company that currently does not exist. There is no company. There's no team. Cheers.

Great Entrepreneurs Build Deep People Connections

Startup Professionals Musings

Entrepreneurship is more about building a business than inventing a product. They exchange more emails, texts, and tweets every day. Marty Zwilling.

What Is Your Inner Animal Spirit?

Feld Thoughts

I asked Amy to send me a picture of my inner animal spirit. She won’t let me share her’s, but that’s me on the left. I’ve always felt like a bear. A big, cuddly, nice, soft bear. Mellow. like to sleep. like to eat. Which doesn’t happen very often (maybe once a year). Don’t poke the bear. love bears. Brown bears.

What The Rails Security Issue Means For Your Startup

www.kalzumeus.com

Kalzumeus Software. Patrick McKenzie (patio11) blogs on software development, marketing, and general business topics. Greatest Hits. About. by Patrick.

Your Blog as a Startup: Tips to Manage Your Finances and Make Money Blogging

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Remember when blogging started? It was the late ’90s, and at the time bloggers were called diarists, journal writers or journalers.

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The Many Forms of Innovation and the Future of Work

VC Cafe

Innovations comes in many forms and different parts of the economy are adapting to it differently. Fraunhofer IAO Innovation Work environments 4.0

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Venture Math 101

StartupCFO

My good friend and professional instigator David Crow sparked some reactions last week with this 100% on the money tweet. VC Math 101. MKS: $ 292M.

Evolution of a Founder: Lessons I have learned

om.co

About. Twitter. Subscribe. Om Says. About Me. Om Malik is the founder of GigaOM. He is a venture partner at True Ventures. His full bio is here. Scary?

Be an Optimist: How to Train Your Brain for Positivity

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Not a natural optimist? Use these simple exercises to train your brain to more easily pick out the positive. So what's the big deal? Do something nice.

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10 Trends That Will Dominate the Tech Startup World in 2013

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

There will be a few obvious trends this year as well as a few surprising ones. Get Off the Trend Bandwagon. Big Data will Rise. Mobile Apps Will Boom.

9 Things You Must Forget from Your School

Life Beyond Code

But, we both know that school and marketplace are very different environments. Here are nine of them: 1. Your report card will show how good you are.

3 Interview Tips for Hiring Outstanding Developers

mashable.com

Mashable. Mashable. Sign in. Follow @mashable. see more > Search. Social Media. Business. Entertainment. US & World. Lifestyle. Watercooler.

Top 10 Influential Business Books of All Time

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

These ten books changed the business world forever. However, there are a handful of business books that have literally changed the world. Nice, eh?

Signs You Need To Outsource Your Digital Marketing

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

It’s tempting to think you can handle digital marketing yourself. Red Flags and Missed Opportunities. Are these sales profitable? Find Where to Invest.

Announcing a Deal I’ve Wanted to Talk About for a Year

Both Sides of the Table

first met Ethan in 2005. I was preparing to move back to the US from London after 11 years abroad. And we wanted a head of global marketing. He did.

Coding Horror: How to Hire a Programmer

www.codinghorror.com

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The Case for a 25-Hour Work Week (This Is Not a Joke)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

One researcher says people should work less per week, but work more weeks total. Crazy or brilliant?

The Art of Graceful Disagreement

Life Beyond Code

Disagreement is hard and graceful disagreement is an art that you MUST master. You don’t know how to disagree. No, that’s not the point.

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How To Get Refocused On Work

Mike Michalowicz

It happens to us all. We are working away, and then that email chime goes off. Here is what they shared: 1. Dance Like You Don’t Care. Inc. 8.

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If It Weren't for All These Customers We Sure Could Run This Railroad!

Small Business Force

It was said somewhat in jest, but with enough feeling, that there was more than a little truth to it. No doubt! With smartphones, Skype, etc.,

How to Create a Positive Attitude

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A positive attitude is never automatic. You have to work at it! Here's how to become a master of the mind. Remember that YOU control your attitude.

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Ecommerce is a slog — what’s your angle ?

Fred Destin

There a bold piece by Marc Andreessen in PandoDaily announcing the " death of retail ". I'll subscribe to that ! simplistic primer. Buy Side Margin.

How I negotiated my startup compensation

keen.io

Youre reading Radical Transparency — a blog brought to you by the team at Keen IO. Michelle Wetzler. Follow @michellewetzler. Tweet. It’s risky.

The “I-just-got-bought-by-a-big-company” survival guide

Scott Weiss

It took almost six months for my former company IronPort’s acquisition by Cisco to close and it seemed like forever. Although I was still the CEO by name, I was essentially running a “puppet” government with every hire, major expense and strategic shift needing explicit approval from my soon-to-be-overlords. What to do? Most acquisitions fail.

9 Hidden Qualities of Stellar Bosses

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

What your employees see you doing matters. But often it's what they can't see that matters more. Good bosses look good on paper. and they forget.

Why Business Relationships Take More Than Texting, Friending, And Online “Connecting”

YoungUpstarts

by Michael Houlihan, coauthor of “ The Barefoot Spirit: How Hardship, Hustle, and Heart Built a Bestseller “. They’ve taken over the whole game.

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10 Partner Qualities to Test Before Sharing Equity

Startup Professionals Musings

A while back I talked about how and where to find a co-founder in “ For a Startup, Two Heads are Always Better Than One.” Does not need to be managed.