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Parker: Open Source and For-Profit Companies

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Eric is one of the best thinkers I’ve ever encountered around this topic and Andrew’s post – which articulates a trend of for-profit companies open sourcing core pieces of their products – is powerful support of many of Eric’s theories. hope we don’t fuck it all up. What else could patents be for ?”

Build the Right Social Network Resume for Business

Startup Professionals Musings

The “open source” cross-check process seems to keep these fairly accurate, and the constraints on who is a “public person” go down every day.

Open Source Business Model

SoCal CTO

However, Elgg could power 100,000 networks and it would make no difference - there is no revenue stream as we give everything away under a GPL license. However, there are lots of companies that are making money from open source and freemium models. Luckily Harold Jarche pointed us to other discussion on open source models.

10 Ways That Entrepreneurs Need to be More Open

Startup Professionals Musings

The mantra of open leadership is “Be Open, Be Transparent, and Be Authentic.” Open microphone: encouraging participation.

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Social Networking (the Shorter Version) Past, Present, Future

Both Sides of the Table

Social Networks: Past, Present & Future. encouraging an open platform where 3rd parties can make lots of money]. chuckle.

Social Networks Make Resumes Obsolete

Startup Professionals Musings

The “open source” cross-check process seems to keep these fairly accurate, and the constraints on who is a “public person” go down every day.

Soundbites from the future

Start Up Blog

Woman will lead the 21 st century, or at least a feminine social and business ethic. This has flipped with the rise of social facilitation. Consumption was the substitute for social recognition in a n industrialised, systematic world. People are doing small scale, networked and highly responsive activities. APP Appeal.

10 Keys To Open Leadership While Maintaining Control

Startup Professionals Musings

The mantra of open leadership is “Be Open, Be Transparent, and Be Authentic.” Open microphone: encouraging participation.

The 50 Most Promising Israeli Startups in 2016

VC Cafe

Plarium – Multi player games for social networks (Raised Unknown). Image credit: Kosher OC Magazine. Billion. 150M each).

Talk about what you’ve done – pitch advice

The Equity Kicker

Anyone can say we’re going to add: a mobile version, collaborative filtering, an advertising network, visualizations, a marketplace, a browser plugin, a browser and a social network to their product. This advice is from a 2008 post by Jason Calacanis (hat tip Founders Notebook ): 4. Two examples from founders we’ve backed.

How to Raise Micro-Capital Online

Market by Numbers

Lessons learned: If you can harness yourself to a growing/popular social trend, you may benefit in an extraordinary manner. Seeds of a diaspora?)

Software Eats Software Development

Peter Levine

Source Code Management (SCM) is the second most fundamental tool for a programmer after compiler and development tools. It stores, versions and branches source code being developed by teams of programmers. In addition, historically SCMs have been anti-social. We just invested $100M in GitHub. How did they do it? The No.

Tool and resource list for new founders

The Startup Toolkit

Github – repository for your source code plus task lists and collaboration with your developers. Others are more unusual. Analytics.

5 Reasons Why Lack of Budget is not an Obstacle for Starting a Business Anymore

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

The fact that hard times have come doesn’t mean you have any chance to open your own business and become an entrepreneur.

Hacking for Defense @ Stanford – Making the World a Safer Place

Steve Blank

Our goal is to open-source this class to other universities and create the 21 st Century version of Tech ROTC. Why? . al-Qaeda. Crimea.

Social Discovery Is Pushing Search and Social Closer

www.readwriteweb.com

The Social Layer. Social Discovery Is Pushing Search and Social Closer. Social Search Is the Web’s New Disruptor. Sections.

The Cost Equation for a Startup is Better Than Ever

Startup Professionals Musings

Now, with open source software components, and low-cost development tools, the same job can be done by one good hacker for a few thousand dollars.

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How an Entrepreneur Can be Open But Stay In Control

Startup Professionals Musings

The mantra of open leadership is “Be Open, Be Transparent, and Be Authentic.” Open microphone: encouraging participation.

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The Changing Structure of the VC Industry

Both Sides of the Table

The rise of alternative sources of capital (crowd funding and the like). We’re all socially connected (so great businesses spread faster).

The End of the Web? Don’t Bet on It. Here’s Why

Both Sides of the Table

It isn’t open in either its standards or in the way that applications are marketed and distributed. Social networking is peaking.

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LinkedIn Explores What It Takes To Be an Entrepreneur [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Here’s Help [INFOGRAPHIC] The Rise of the Social Food Truck [INFOGRAPHIC] Survey: Cellphones vs. Sex – Which Wins? Have an account?

The Future of Transportation

Feld Thoughts

Apocalypse , and  The Last Firewall , science fiction novels exploring the role of artificial intelligence and social networks in the near future.

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Google’s social strategy

Chris Dixon

Google itself seems to believe this – Larry Page recently said that all employees would have their bonuses tied to the success of Google’s social strategy. The advantage of creating a new social networking profit center is obvious: if you win, you make lots of money. acquisition DoubleClick). startups

4 Considerations for Expanding Your Startup to International Markets

mashable.com

and China, and recently recorded their 1,000,000th download of Bonita Open Solution. People Recommended Mashable Staff More people. from France.

Zhongguancun in Beijing – China’s Silicon Valley (Part 4 of 5)

Steve Blank

Closed for You, Open For Us. Facebook was too frightening to Chinese censors, so Renren is the leading social media player. billion.

LinkedIn Names Silicon Valley's Most In-Demand Start-Ups

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Cloudera Develops and distributes Hadoop, an open source software that supports the data processing engines of many popular websites.

Your Social Media Profile is the Resume that Counts

Startup Professionals Musings

The “open source” cross-check process seems to keep these fairly accurate, and the constraints on who is a “public person” go down every day.

Why Launching a Startup Is More Expensive Than You Think

mashable.com

That’s why i haven chosen to start working in Network marketing and MLM. It’s quite an eye opener. Have an account? link].

Burnham's Beat: A Unified Theory of Search, Social Networking.

Burnham's Beat

Unified Theory of Search, Social Networking, Structured Blogging, RSS and the Active Web. And they are coming into being primarily as a result of the confluence of three important trends: social networking, search, structured blogging. Network Management. Open Source. Network Management. Blogs.

How to Plan Your Social Integration Strategy

mashable.com

How to Plan Your Social Integration Strategy. Brian Sullivan is vice president of client services at Gigya , where he advises clients on implementing social technology. Gigya offers websites a suite of social technology like social login , comments, game mechanics and a social identity management platform. Follow.

You Don’t Need to be Rich to be an Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

Now, with open source software components, and low-cost development tools, the same job can be done by one good hacker for a few thousand dollars.

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New Rules for the New Internet Bubble

Steve Blank

This next wave of web startups; Social Networks and Mobile Applications, now reached 100’s of millions of customers. Carpe Diem.

Software Development Estimates, Where Do I Start?

Diego Basch

The malleability of software makes it easy to explore an open problem. building a cluster manager for a social network graph).

Hacking for Defense (H4D) @ Stanford – Week 3

Steve Blank

Team Narrative Mind is trying to understand, disrupt, and counter adversaries’ use of social media. incorporate open source data).

Hacking for Defense (H4D) @ Stanford – Week 3

Steve Blank

Team Narrative Mind is trying to understand, disrupt, and counter adversaries’ use of social media. incorporate open source data).

Why Aren’t There More Female Entrepreneurs?

Both Sides of the Table

She opened a bakery and a restaurant. On AWS and with open source you can achieve amazing results for $500k. Please watch this.

LinkedIn Wins Entrepreneur of the Year

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

LinkedIn is, of course, the professional social network and resume website. billion. Weiner, a former Yahoo! They are: Roger D.

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6 Things You Need to Know Today

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

While many companies rely on open-source software, few dedicate any time or resources to making sure it''s secure. Mashable 2. CNET 6.

The App is Dead (OK Not Really, But The Browser Is Back)

www.readwriteweb.com

The Social Layer. Thanks to Apples iOS and Googles open source Android OS, smartphone and tablet apps have enjoyed a period of astounding success over the past few years. Sites With Social Reading Apps Sacrifice Readers to Facebook. Entertainment Network on YouTube. social media. social networks.

Startup Resources

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VC Cafe highlights everything you need to know from hosting your code in hackathons to open source legal docs. Lean Methodology Sources.