Entrepreneurs Unplugged with Larry Gold – 2/18, 6:15pm
FEBRUARY 13, 2014
He’s been a professor at CU Boulder since 1980 and was the chairman of the Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Department from 1988 to 1992. This Entrepreneurs Unplugged with Larry Gold is going to be special. If you don’t know Larry Gold , he’s just amazing.
FullContact Continues Its Journey To Solve The Contact Management Problem
AUGUST 25, 2016
My first company (Feld Technologies) was acquired by a company doing a rollup (AmeriData – acquired 40 companies between 1992 and 1996 when it was then acquired by GE Capital.)
6 Sales Questions You're Afraid to Ask
JULY 26, 2013
There''s a famous scene in the 1992 movie "A Few Good Men" where the hardened professional soldier (Jack Nicholson) yells to the idealist lawyer (Tom Cruise): "You can''t handle the truth!" Salespeople often avoid asking these six important questions because they''re afraid to know the answer.
Doing Business Before Email
A VC : Venture Capital and Technology
OCTOBER 3, 2013
I recall Steve Case handing out AOL floppy disks at some tech conference I went to in 1991 or 1992, so I think I got AOL email around that time. My friend Jordy was cleaning out some old desk drawers and came across this today.
Cultivate an Olympic Mindset to Achieve Success
Up and Running
AUGUST 5, 2016
Andre Agassi winning the Wimbledon Cup in 1992. When Andre Agassi won the Wimbledon Cup in 1992, he said, “I have already won Wimbledon at least 10,000 times before.” Image via AdWeek.
How to Prepare for the Next Wave of Entrepreneurship
How to Change the World
APRIL 5, 2016
We were the first Internet company to go public (in 1992), and the best-performing stock of the 1990s. Steve Case is the co-founder of America Online, the company that democratized online access. Steve is currently the chairman of the Revolution investment firm and also the Case Foundation.
How the Rich Got Rich
JUNE 20, 2012
A total of over 3,800 taxpayers have made the top 400 since 1992, but only 27% appear more than once, and only 2% appear 10 or more times. Like to emulate the success of others? If wealth is what you're after, look to an unconventional source for tips: the IRS. John D.
The Billion Dollar Fashion Week
Up and Running
SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
For fashion week’s chapter of the age-old tale of money and politics, let’s go back to 1992. “New York is Fashion” was fashion week’s moniker then, and it now had a little sister: “Restaurant Week.”
Standing Ovation Before The Speaker Begins
OCTOBER 28, 2012
I was on a panel with a few of my colleagues from that first Birthing of Giants class that graduated in 1992. A few weeks ago at Thinc Iowa I noticed the tradition they had of giving a standing ovation to the speaker when the speaker took the stage. I had never seen that before and thought it was awesome. Speakers also got a standing ovation after their talk.
On #WorldMentalHealthDay, Praise for Neurodiverse Creatives
OCTOBER 10, 2016
Established in 1992, the day is intended to raise awareness related to struggles involving mental illness and mobilize resources to address those struggles. Image Source: Imagine Therapies. On October 10th every year, folks around the globe recognize World Mental Health Day, and this year is no exception. With the rise of social media, the visibility of the day and the conversations that surround it have been, thankfully, greatly enhanced. This issue is incredibly important.
Media: What's Past is Prologue
APRIL 19, 2012
Miramax films - I still check out what Miramax releases due to the strength of The Crying Game and Reservoir Dogs, back from 1992. Miramax films - I still check out what Miramax releases due to the strength of The Crying Game and Reservoir Dogs, back from 1992. skip to main | skip to sidebar. aweissman.com. Maximizing the serendipity around you. Apr 19, 2012. Media: Whats Past is Prologue. Information does not want to be free; instead it wants to be distributed friction free.
Those Beautiful Nest Eggs
Lightspeed Venture Partners
JANUARY 13, 2014
Tony –working on “iPhone” circa 1992 Me–product manager, having a ball. Congratulations to Tony Fadell, Matt Rogers and the world class team at Nest! Today Nest announced that it has agreed to be acquired by Google.
Tech Guru Sabeen Mahmud: 'Fear Is Just a Line in Your Head'
MAY 15, 2013
For Mahmud, who fell "passionately in love" with the first Mac she saw in 1992, the decision was simple. The founder of Pakistan''s first hackathon boldly goes where few women have gone before. Sabeen Mahmud could easily fall into the Silicon Valley stereotype.
Daymond John: Empires Are Built on Relationships, Not Favors
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
In 1992, Daymond John started selling homemade hats and shirts on the street. You don't build a brand like FUBU by begging for favors. Daymond John explains how he found partners who believed in him. Within a few years, he had turned FUBU into a popular clothing line.
VC Cafe - Untitled Article
MARCH 18, 2014
From a modest $200 million in bi-lateral trade in 1992 (when diplomatic relations were established), India-Israeli trade surpassed $6 billion in 2012-13. Deepika Padukone, Best Bollywood actress of 2014.
4 Steps to Making Your Next Great Idea a Reality
Up and Running
JUNE 26, 2015
million patent applications…pending, compared with around 269,000 in 1992.”. Image credit: Yvonne Martinez. Congratulations! You have a great idea. You and this idea, you’ve got plans. It started with a tiny nugget you were bouncing around, and it grew up in a marketing meeting.
Three Sad Innovation Lessons From Radio Shack
Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook
APRIL 9, 2015
That’s why looking back the death knell of Radio Shack began when they stopped actually making (manufacturing) electronics in 1992. Keep Punching, Stay True to Yourself and Trends, Make Things. The demise of Radio Shack., it’s depressing. Much like Kodak you read the history of events and can point to several ideas not done that could have saved them. You can also point to many ideas they tried that were clearly the wrong bets.
Why Startup Entrepreneurs Need to Communicate More Like George Bush Than Al Gore
Both Sides of the Table
NOVEMBER 5, 2012
Think of James Carville’s slogan for Clinton in 1992, “It’s the economy, stupid.” This article originally appeared on TechCrunch. It is election season. So it’s tempting to think this is going to be a partisan post – it is not.
Love and Basketball: A Leadership Game Plan From Coach K
JUNE 17, 2015
When coaching the Dream Team for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, the players helped him form their own list. Coach Mike Krzyzewski has been coaching star players for 40 years. At today's Salesforce Connections conference, he shared some touchy-feely tips for nurturing a strong winning team.
Newest Barbie Is an Entrepreneur With a Tiny Tablet and Smartphone
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
She was a "Business Executive" in 1992 with a bright pink skirt suit and white heels. The iconic doll finally got her startup game on and will hit stores in June. Barbie will be joining the cut-throat startup world this year armed with a tiny smartphone and tablet.
3 Times You Should Ignore Your Customers
NOVEMBER 5, 2013
Well, that is exactly what happened in 1992. Mike Buhrmann, founder and CEO of Finsphere, a mobile financial technology startup, was working at McCaw Cellular Communications back in 1992. Think the customer is always right?
Top 23 Social Media Power Influencers
Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog
JANUARY 3, 2013
I’ve been online since 1992. The first cavewoman (or caveman) to open her mouth and utter an intelligible word changed the game for the local tribe. After some time, humans gained the power of language, and eventually, figured out how to write things down.
Pioneering Women in Venture Capital: Kathryn Gould
AUGUST 5, 2014
Two companies I helped start in 1992, DCTM and Grand Junction Networks both became Stanford business school cases and very valuable, successful companies. I met Kathryn Gould longer ago than either of us want to admit.
Yes, You Could Be Born to Be a CEO
OCTOBER 24, 2012
The study, which will be in the next issue of Economics Letters, compiled birthday information from 375 people with CEO positions between 1992 and 2009. Researchers discovered that children born in June or July are less likely to become CEOs than those born in March or April.
Your social media obsession won’t make an enduring mark on the world
The Next Web
OCTOBER 13, 2013
His career began in 1992 when he worked in the financial market at Banco Nacional in Brazil. Claudio Gandelman is the CEO and founder of Teckler.
The Top 5 Tech Investors For 2014
Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog
APRIL 17, 2014
from Stanford Law School in 1992. The tech world is a myriad of brains, innovation, and big money. The last couple decades have produced hundreds of technology wonders all striving to be king of the hill.
Giving Sight to the Blind (Literally)
APRIL 18, 2013
in 1992 and has since been refining and formalizing approval for the device. Move over, Google Glass. Second Sight''s retinal implants don''t just come with cool frames--they allow blind patients to see.
Meet the 'Small Business Person of the Year'
MAY 21, 2012
Tifft's entrepreneurial journey began in the West African nation of Togo in 1992. Victoria Tifft contracted malaria in West Africa, which inspired her to found a booming medical research company that earned acclaim at National Small Business Week.
One Company's Hiring Secret: Always Be Training
OCTOBER 24, 2013
Most have been with the company--which started in Shawe''s dorm room at New York University in 1992-;for at least a decade. For employees of the New York City-based translation company TransPerfect, the learning never stops.
3 Surprising Secrets to Thriving Now
NOVEMBER 21, 2012
This motto famously hung on the wall at campaign headquarters when Bill Clinton ran for president in 1992. Stop blaming the economy for your troubles, says 'Turnaround King' Grant Cardone. Here's what you should do instead. It's the economy, stupid."
5 A/B Tests You Should Be Running on Your Landing Page Opt-In Forms
DECEMBER 1, 2014
In an iconic scene from Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) , Alec Baldwin lectures a group of salesmen about the correct way of doing business.
The 4 Biggest Business Mistakes of All Time (and What You Can Learn From Them)
Up and Running
APRIL 4, 2014
New Coke was rebranded Coca-Cola II in 1992. When I was starting out in business I was naïve. Strike that—I was clueless. In fact, I knew less than nothing about running a business, and I didn’t even know that.
Farewell to Our Dream-Team CEO
MARCH 21, 2014
in 1992. In 1980, he established one of the first joint ventures in that country, and in 1992 he launched one of China''s early venture capital firms. IDG founder Patrick McGovern, a true entrepreneurial all-star, dies at 76. Twenty-five years ago, Inc.''s
When Carl Icahn Ran a Company: The Story of TWA.
MARCH 18, 2014
… In 1992, TWA filed for bankruptcy, emerging in 1993 with its creditors owning 55 percent of the company. From “TWA – Death Of A Legend” by Elaine X. Grant in St. Louis Magazine, October 2005. –––.
Your Business Name Stinks. Here's how to Change It
APRIL 24, 2014
Just look at FedEx’s Kinko’s brand, which became FedEx Office in 2008, or Sprint’s name change from United Telecom back in 1992. When your brand no longer defines you, consider a makeover.
“Girls suck at math”
MARCH 4, 2013
It caused a flashback of the Teen Talk Barbie “Math class is tough” incident in 1992 and the aftermath. I generally don’t talk much about gender stereotypes in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).
What Employees Really Think During Reviews
JULY 9, 2012
After the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics, researchers from Cornell University studied the facial expressions of the athletes who won gold, silver, and bronze medals. Here's the psychological explanation for why most evaluations don't go the way they should.
The Psychology of SaaS Lead Nurturing: How to Get to “Yes” Faster
MARCH 17, 2016
In 1992 a study done by Richard Moreland and Scott Beach had students visit a classroom of over 100 people, 5, 10 or 15 times during a semester. When you’re trying to boost revenue and the number of paying users for a SaaS, your website and signup page are only one piece of the puzzle.
Why I’m Standing Today with My African American Friends, Family & Colleagues
Both Sides of the Table
DECEMBER 4, 2014
For those of us a bit older we distinctly remember the overwhelming force and brutality used against Rodney King in Los Angeles in 1992. “It stops today.”
What No One Ever Tells You About Business Failures
Up and Running
APRIL 11, 2014
a California corporation, became an Oregon corporation in 1992, and the California corporation died in 1994. The mythology of failure rates is greatly exaggerated, I think.