True Story: How Bplans.com Started in 1995

Up and Running

January of 1995. Few people knew of the Internet, Mozilla, and the world-wide web. The so-called “Internet” had existed for years, but seemed to the rest of us (anybody outside of a few spook havens and ivory towers) like a nerdy background utility for emails. And I started bplans.com.

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This 1995 Article Has Advice About Email That Remains Relevant Today

Inc Startups

I've been writing "how-to" articles about email for almost a quarter of a century! Productivity

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foodtechconnect: Did you know that in 1995 none of the states.

Mark Birch

foodtechconnect : Did you know that in 1995 none of the states had an obesity rate above 21%, but in 2011 the “leanest” state, Colorado, had a rate just over 21%?

10 Things About 1995 That Put Launching Amazon in Perspective

Inc Startups

The pet rock was still a somewhat recent memory, and a webcam of a coffee pot was still kind of a big deal

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Not collapsing like 1995: This Duke not those Blue Devils

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) AP) — Simply mentioning "back surgery" and "Mike Kryzyzewski" in the same sentence is enough to give even the most dedicated Duke fan — or hater — a flashback to 1994-95

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Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Most Important Communication Tip That Helped Him in His Career

Inc Startups

In 1995, Neil deGrasse Tyson made an earth-shattering discovery that shifted to trajectory of his career: The importance of speaking in sound bites.

Serial Entrepreneur Bob Fabbio Plans to Builid eRevelance Into a $1 Billion Company

SiliconHills

In 1995, Tivoli Systems went public and a year later IBM acquired the company for $743 million. In 1989, Bob Fabbio quit his job at IBM and launched Tivoli Systems, which went on to create of the largest software categories in the world – enterprise systems management.

GoPro Snags Top Apple Designer, Shares Rise 19 Percent

Inc Startups

The camera maker's new Vice President of Design, Danny Coster, is listed on Apple patents going back to 1995

From BUNCH to FANG

deal architect

When I joined Gartner in 1995, I thought it was quaint some of the older analysts would talk about BUNCH – Burroughs, Univac, NCR, CDC and Honeywell. In 1995, HP, IBM, Sun, Dell, Compaq and other. So 70s and 80s. Industry Commentary

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Serial Entrepreneur Bob Fabbio Plans to Builid eRelevance Into a $1 Billion Company

SiliconHills

In 1995, Tivoli Systems went public and a year later IBM acquired the company for $743 million. In 1989, Bob Fabbio quit his job at IBM and launched Tivoli Systems, which created one of the largest software categories in the world – enterprise systems management.

Evan - Twitter needs a better policy on Usernames

Steve Poland

Almost like the domain game of 1995 , I grabbed some of the best Twitter usernames, because I could see value in their use in the future.

Serial Entrepreneur Bob Fabbio Plans to Build eRelevance Into a $1 Billion Company

SiliconHills

In 1995, Tivoli Systems went public and a year later IBM acquired the company for $743 million. In 1989, Bob Fabbio quit his job at IBM and launched Tivoli Systems, which created one of the largest software categories in the world – enterprise systems management.

Venture Cyclist: The Pace of Change

Venture Cyclist

Netscape IPO, August 1995). Venture Cyclist. Venture Capitalist and Cyclist, hence Venture Cyclist. Pages. Advice for Entrepreneurs. VC:VC. The Pace of Change. Things have happened so fast going from zero to global wired and wireless internet in such a short time, haven’t they? The music industry has been experiencing its death throes over the last short while, too, right? iTunes Store opened April 2003). Smart phones took over the world in no time at all, as well, didnt you notice?

Calling Fellow Analysts

deal architect

In my orientation at Gartner in 1995, a senior analyst forcefully pointed out “Sacred cows make the best hamburger”. I cringed on behalf of all vegetarians of the world but took it to heart. For two decades, I have challenged. Industry Commentary

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Barry Schuler: Vision Is the Secret to Making Money

Inc Startups

Barry Schuler''s decision to sell his company Medior to AOL wasn''t an obvious choice in 1995, but he sensed a shared vision--and it paid off

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This Internet thing is just a fad | Seth Levine

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

Find Your Nachshon - VCball

VCball

In March of 1995, I was in my final semester at Columbias law and business school, and I was taking an Entrepreneurship class. In March of 1995, I was in my final semester at Columbias law and business school, and I was taking an Entrepreneurship class. VCball. A New York based VCs quixotic search for new knowledge in early stage venture capital and entrepreneurship. Become a Fan. Subscribe via Email. Subscribe via Feeds. Subscribe in a reader. Twitter Updates. follow me on Twitter.

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Genstar Capital Buys Austin-based Accruent

SiliconHills

Accruent, founded in 1995 in California, had raised $32 million from two investors in two rounds, according to its Crunchbase profile.

Lose Yourself - VCball

VCball

In 1995, when I founded a start-up ASP technology services company , at the age of 26, I was very fortunate. In 1995, when I founded a start-up ASP technology services company , at the age of 26, I was very fortunate. VCball. A New York based VCs quixotic search for new knowledge in early stage venture capital and entrepreneurship. Become a Fan. Subscribe via Email. Subscribe via Feeds. Subscribe in a reader. Twitter Updates. follow me on Twitter. Books Worth the Reading.

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Open Cloud Academy Launches Cybersecurity Program for Veterans

SiliconHills

Air Force as a cryptographic specialist after 18 years in 1995 in San Antonio and then worked construction jobs until he hurt his back. By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News David Gibson retired from the U.S. Since then he’s been looking for steady work. And that’s why he enrolled in the first class […] The post Open Cloud Academy Launches Cybersecurity Program for Veterans appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio Cybersecurity Open Cloud Academy training veterans

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Mark Cuban: The Key to Massive Success Is Anticipation

Inc Startups

When Mark Cuban started AudioNet in 1995, he was betting that audio and video would become essential parts of the internet

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Take the Friction Out - VCball

VCball

Meeting him reminded me my visits with Netscape execs in 1995 and Yahoo in 1996. Meeting him reminded me my visits with Netscape execs in 1995 and Yahoo in 1996. VCball. A New York based VCs quixotic search for new knowledge in early stage venture capital and entrepreneurship. Become a Fan. Subscribe via Email. Subscribe via Feeds. Subscribe in a reader. Twitter Updates. follow me on Twitter. Books Worth the Reading.

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The Real Deal: Art Mesher on ENTRUSTS the next Big Thing in Supply Chains and SaaS

deal architect

I first met Art Mesher in 1995. This continues a series of columns from practitioners I respect. The category "Real Deal" describes them well. We were both freshmen Gartner analysts and in class and bars he would passionately talk about. The Real Deal: Guest Columnist

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Dr Zarni: The death of intellectual sympathy

EIN News

founded the Free Burma Coalition in the United States in 1995. He now lives and works. the role of a business guarantor for venture capitalists and other foreign firms, and in many

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Dr Zarni: the death of intellectual sympathy

EIN News

writer, having founded the Free BurmaCoalitionin the United States in 1995. He now lives and works. role of a de-facto business guarantor for venture capitalists and other foreign firms, and in many

Mike Maples Talks Investments, Startup Smarts and Bill Gates

SiliconHills

After his retirement in 1995, [.] By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News Former Microsoft senior executive and current investor and rancher Mike Maples Sr.

The Long and Winding Road to Rock Band 4

Feld Thoughts

I originally invested in Harmonix as an angel investor in 1995. It’s here. And you know you want it.

More Words of Wisdom from Steve Jobs

Scott Edward Walker

This week, we again present Steve Jobs in this powerful, one-minute clip from 1995. To Our Clients & Friends: Welcome to our weekly series “ Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed.” Each week, we post a short video of a successful entrepreneur, investor or business leader on a variety of topics.

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We Were Right – Just a Decade Early

Feld Thoughts

1995 – 2000 was the climb up to the Peak. This is a line my friend Jerry Colonna uses when something like the AT&T – Time Warner deal occurs. As time passes, the line has shifted to “We were right – just fifteen years early.”

RSS: The Persistent Protocol

Feld Thoughts

One of my first investments, when I moved to Boulder in 1995, was in a company called Email Publishing, which was the very first email service provider. One of our themes is Protocol. We’ve been investing in companies built around technology protocols since 1994. SMTP has been very good to me. We made some of the early investments in companies built around RSS, including FeedBurner and NewsGator. RSS is a brilliant, and very durable, protocol.

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Boulder Conversations at the Boulder History Museum on Wed 2/12/14

Feld Thoughts

As a relative youngster (I’ve only been here since 1995) it was especially humbling to be asked to part of the “ Boulder Conversations with Extraordinary People” Speaker Series.

[Infographic] Happy 20th Birthday, eBay

YoungUpstarts

Founded by Pierre Omidyar, online auction and shopping site eBay first burst unto the Internet in 1995 just before the dotcom bubble and managed to survive through that collapse unlike many of its online counterparts.

Profiles on 2017 Boulder City Council Candidates

Feld Thoughts

I’ve lived and worked here since 1995 so I’ve seen, and be involved in, a lot of the evolution of our city over this period of time. On October 19th, Engage Boulder is hosting a breakfast with me from 7:30am to 9:30am to discuss the past, present, and future of Boulder. I’m hoping to have a thoughtful and open conversation about a lot of the issues that are coming up around our local election. If you are interested, please join us.

Looking Forward to 2025

Feld Thoughts

The last was dinner with Alex Rigopulos, the co-founder of Harmonix, which he co-founded with Eran Egozy in 1995, sold in 2007, bought back in 2010, and is still running today. ” The years 1995 through 2005, shown almost entirely in red ink, were “The Part Before That. If we fund an early stage startup company today and it’s hugely successful, it’ll be coming into its own in 2025. Ponder that for a moment.

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Get A Free Flight To Boulder For Boulder Startup Week

Feld Thoughts

Since I moved to Boulder in 1995, I’ve watched and participated in the evolution of an amazing startup community which I believe currently has the highest entrepreneurial density in the United States. Boulder Startup Week , a five day celebration of the tech scene here in Boulder, is offering several free plane tickets to people who would consider relocating.

ICO Advertising On Google

Feld Thoughts

Dave Jilk turned me on to it when I was a freshman (he was a senior) and from 1983 to 1995 I read almost every issue cover to cover. Google just banned ICO and cryptocurrency-related advertising.

2018 Grammy Awards Sh*tshow

Chaganomics

The least-watched Grammys were in 1995, where the 11.25 I am not conservative, but watching the Grammys last night made me feel wildly conservative. The production seemed unplanned, bloated and over budget for the sake of being over budget.

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I Wrote a Book About Yahoo!: Takeover! The Inside Story of the Yahoo! Ad Revolution

Dshen

from 1995 to 2004, running their User Experience and Design team for nearly 8 years and then did a short stint in international before leaving the company. As some of you might know, I was at Yahoo!

“There’s just a tremendous amount of craftsmanship in between a great idea and a great product.”

Chris Dixon

Steve Jobs in 1995 : There’s just a tremendous amount of craftsmanship in between a great idea and a great product. And as you evolve that great idea, it changes and grows. It never comes out like it starts because you learn a lot more as you get into the subtleties of it. And you also find there are tremendous tradeoffs that you have to make. There are just certain things you can’t make electrons do. There are certain things you can’t make plastic do. Or glass do.

Google Boulder’s Gift to NCWIT

Feld Thoughts

I’ve known Scott since shortly after I moved to Boulder in 1995. Google Boulder recently did a phenomenal thing. They recently gave a gift of over $2 million to CU Boulder , which included free office space for NCWIT for the next six years (valued at $1.3 million.) As of a few weeks ago, NCWIT now has a great long-term home in an older Google office on 26th Street in Boulder off of the CU Campus.