Explaining Net Neutrality to My Dad

Feld Thoughts

So when the conversation turned to Net Neutrality, I felt obligated to separate fact from fiction for my dad while at the same time understanding how someone like him was hearing what was going on. The post Explaining Net Neutrality to My Dad appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

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The Net Neutrality Napkin

Feld Thoughts

A few weeks before the FCC vote on Net Neutrality, I spent the weekend in Las Vegas with my dad. But, lo and behold, my dad sent me an email this morning titled “Net Neutrality Napkin.” The post The Net Neutrality Napkin appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

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Emerging Entrepreneurship Ecosystems: GIST Net Launches

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Department of State and several other private sector partners to launch The GIST Network (GIST Net), an interactive online network connecting science and technology entrepreneurs in emerging economies. GIST Net will provide entrepreneurs with the resources and mentorship they need to collaborate, seek funding, and grow their businesses. GIST Net also offers interactive discussion boards to help entrepreneurs connect; a mentorship hub with participants from top U.S.

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Support Startups for Net Neutrality

Feld Thoughts

The new leader of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Chairman Ajit Pai, has said he wants to roll back existing net neutrality rules that prevent big cable companies from discriminating against online companies and services. Ten zillion words have been written about Net Neutrality.

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Mike Michalowicz’s Net Worth

Mike Michalowicz

You want to know my net worth. One of the most popular searches about me is “ mike michalowicz net worth.” For the longest time I did the same net worth searches on authors, entrepreneurs, celebrities, neighbors and friends. On Feb 28th, 2008 my net worth was $30,000.

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Small Business and Startups: Net Neutrality? Done! (For Now)

crowdSPRING Blog

Second (and more importantly), a huge swell of grass-roots support was mobilized in support of the concept of Net Neutrality, largely inspired by by Fight for the Future , an advocacy group made up primarily of small tech companies. What a difference two weeks makes!

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Amazon Net Income Doubles, But Its Results Still Fall Short

Inc Startups

The e-commerce giant said on Thursday that net income rose to $482 million, or $1 per share, from $214 million, or 45 cents per share last year

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[Infographic] Net Worth: Tech’s Wealthiest Founders

YoungUpstarts

In the News fortune net worth startup valuation technology founders technology startupsWe all know that the founders of those successful tech companies are worth quite a bit of money, but how much are they really worth?

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Lessons Learned: Net Promoter Score: an operational tool to.

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Saturday, November 22, 2008 Net Promoter Score: an operational tool to measure customer satisfaction Ive mentioned Net Promoter Score (NPS) in a few previous posts, but havent had a chance to describe it in detail yet. Ill also reveal the Net Promoter Score for this blog, based on the data youve given me so far. Net Promoter Score NPS is a methodology that comes out of the service industry.

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Trump Picks Net Neutrality Critic Ajit Pai to Be Next FCC Chairman

Inc Startups

Republican control of the FCC, Congress and the White House might mean a roll back of net neutrality rules that bar internet service providers from favoring some websites and apps over others

Small Business and Startups: Net Neutrality, Part Deux

crowdSPRING Blog

Small business Start ups FCC innovation net neutrality regulation small biz small business smallbiz start-up startup startups title ii

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Cable Company Fuckery

Feld Thoughts

Oliver took on Net Neutrality on Sunday. He started off by reminding us that American’s simply don’t respond to “boring” so he suggested we change the phrase “Net Neutrality” to “Cable Company Fuckery.”

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Here's How Net Promoter Might Just Predict the 2016 Presidential Election

Inc Startups

Polls are outdated and inaccurate, so why not a tool thousands of successful businesses use every day

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[Infographic] 3 Steps To Cut Cost With FX Exposure Netting

YoungUpstarts

FX Exposure Netting. If your investment portfolio contains multiple types of currency, you are likely already familiar with the associated risk. If one country’s currency drastically depreciates in value, you are stuck with a depreciating portfolio as well.

How Doing What You Love Can Lead To A $70+ Billion Net Worth

Inc Startups

Here is the story on how following a dream and something you love took Amancio Ortega from poverty to worth $70+ Billion dollars

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6 Ways To Drive Success Through Customer Experience

Startup Professionals Musings

One metric now commonly used is called the Net Promoter® Score (NPS). The formula for the Net Promoter® Score is the percentage of customers who are detractors, subtracted from the percentage who are promoters (NPS=P-D). Scott Addis Net Promoter Score

Stop The Slow Lane

Feld Thoughts

Politics #stoptheslowlane fcc net neutrality The FCC is proposing new rules to allow Internet providers to discriminate based on content to provide separate and unequal connection speeds.

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Get Nothin' But Net With 3 Speaking Tips from March Madness

Inc Startups

What can March Madness teach you how to command the room with your next speech? Everything

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Study: Millennial Net Worth Is Half as Much as Boomers During Same Life Stage

Inc Startups

Despite being better educated, the average Millennial salary is 20 percent less than their parents' during the same life stage

Support The Open Internet

Feld Thoughts

Politics fcc net neutrality open internet Just now Fred Wilson posted an Open Internet Letter to the FCC that my partners and I at Foundry Group signed on to. It came together in the last 24 hours and was driven by our friends at Union Square Ventures.

What's a Good Net Promoter Score? (Hint: It's Not What You Might Expect)

Inc Startups

Have you even wondered if you have a good Net Promoter Score?What What if I were to tell you that your goal shouldn't be to achieve a perfect score of 100

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5 Company Values that Will Net You More Customers

Inc Startups

Implement these 5 values at a company-wide level to gain more trust with your customers

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[Singapore] NETS Launches Location-Based App For Deals

YoungUpstarts

Currently available on iOS and Android, users can find, redeem and share NETS promotions such as rebates, special one-off purchases and other deals that are only available to NETS users. In the News location-based app mobile app NETS NETS Savers Singapore

Dear Internet: Let’s Demo The Slow Lane

Feld Thoughts

Instead of everyone getting tangled up in the legal question of what “net neutrality” means, consumers can see what could happen if / when ISPs can decide which companies get to use their fast lanes by paying extra and who is relegated to the slow lane. Government fcc net neutrality Yesterday when we were having Comcast issues in downtown Boulder, I thought about how slow the Internet speed at my office was.

Death of Distance and the End of Time

Feld Thoughts

It was a super interesting and stimulating conversation that preceded an excellent speech that Wheeler gave on his Net Neutrality proposal. The debate over Net Neutrality is a tiny blip on this path. Technology fcc hierarchy Innovation net neutrality network railroad telegraph wheeler I was fortunate to spend an hour with a group of about 30 people and Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the FCC yesterday morning.

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Thinking About Net Worth, Leverage and Your Business Situation

Inc Startups

Deal or no deal

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Mark Zuckerberg's Net Worth Drops $3.7 Billion in After-Hours Trading

Inc Startups

Facebook reported stellar revenue growth in its third quarter earnings call, but warned that it might not last long

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules for Internet Providers

Inc Startups

The new rules passed by the Federal Communications Commission are a win for smaller Internet-based companies

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The 7 Key Metrics Every Business Owner Should Monitor

Up and Running

However, there are a number of metrics that every business owner should know, including cash flow, accounts payable, accounts receivable, direct costs, operating margin, net profit, and cash burn rate. What Is Net Profit? Net profit is your operating income minus taxes and interest.

Net Neutrality Rules Go Into Effect June 12

Inc Startups

Despite the telecommunications industry's fierce objections, a federal appeals court refused to delay implementation of the rules

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Paytrail acquired by Copenhagen-based Nets

ArcticStartup

But last week the company announced it has been 80% acquired by Nets , a Copenhagen-based company whose activities include interbank clearing, terminal and PSP services, direct debit, credit transfers, e-invoicing, e-archiving, e-identity solutions and card acquirer and issuer payment processing.

Net Neutrality Is Fair Play for Small Business

Inc Startups

With new rules regarding net neutrality currently up for debate, the CEO of GoDaddy has a message for the FCC

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infinite io Nets $3.4 Million in Funding

SiliconHills

The […] The post infinite io Nets $3.4 Austin-based infinite io announced it has completed $3.4 million in funding led by Chicago Ventures. “We We are very excited to be building a world-class enterprise software company here in Austin, Texas, where there is a wealth of talent to support our growth plans,” Mark Cree, CEO of infinite io, said in a news release. Million in Funding appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Supercell's 2014 net sales hit €1.545 Billion

ArcticStartup

In 2014 Supercell''s net sales amounted to €1.545 Billion, leaving them with an EBITDA (or profitability before a few factors) of €515 million.

Just Whose Internet Is It? Net Neutrality Raises Questions

Inc Startups

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has some decisions to make about the future of the Internet

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Marketplace KPI Dashboard

Version One Ventures

Net promoter score (NPS). News buyers dashboard engagement gross merchandise value KPI marketplace net promotor score Retention revenue sellers suppliers take rateA few months ago, I wrote about the questions that we typically ask when evaluating a marketplace opportunity.

Net Neutrality Is a Life-or-Death Issue for Small Businesses

Inc Startups

Regardless of your politics, if you're an entrepreneur you should be fighting to keep it in place.

Cotendo Raises $12 Million To Improve Speed and Content Delivery on the Net

VC Cafe

T enaya Capital led a $12 million C round in Israeli start up Cotendo, joined by current investors Sequoia Capital and Benchmark Capital. Cotendo wants to help websites provide a faster surfing experience by shedding &# unnecessary weight&#.

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Does Your Favorite Site Look Weird Today? It's Part of a Digital Protest for Net Neutrality

Inc Startups

Tech giants are rallying in support of Net Neutrality rules that prevent internet service providers from blocking or slowing websites, or charging special fees. Don't be alarmed if you see those spinning wheels.

Weekend Ponderable: The net value of you idea

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Derek Sivers nailed it. So what’s the value of an idea? Well, it does have some value, but it’s really a multiplier for execution. Say ideas are worth 1 to 20. 1 to 20 what? 1 to 20 as ideas in and by themselves. Not exactly enough to retire on, right? Now do something with that idea.

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