Inflation 1996 - 2016

Chaganomics

Hooked on inflation - Chad

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What if it’s 1996, not 1999?

Seeing Both Sides

In May 1996, Open Market completed a successful IPO and more than doubled on the first day of trading, ending with a $1.2 But what if it’s actually more akin to 1996? 2011 is the first year where it feels like a real boom – much like 1996.

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Police searching for man in 1996 cold case killing

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Fayetteville police are searching for a man in connection with the 1996 slaying of an 18-year-old man who was found shot to death in a car FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP)

NC man charged in 1996 homicide

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — A Concord, North Carolina, man is charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of his girlfriend almost 20 years ago

WVU hits 6 HRs, routs Terps 9-1 in 1st NCAA game since 1996

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) AP) — Kyle Davis hit two of West Virginia's six home runs, and the Mountaineers routed Maryland 9-1 on Friday in their first NCAA Tournament game in 21 years

15 Quotes from Buffy the Vampire Slayer to Help You Save the World.and Rescue Yourself from Mediocrity

Inc Startups

In 1996, Joss Whedon introduced a teenage heroine who saved the world for 7 seasons. Twenty years later, the show still has a lot to say about leadership

Here Are All the Things Steve Jobs Correctly Predicted 20 Years Ago About the Internet

Inc Startups

A 1996 interview the Apple co-founder gave reveals just how clearly he saw where the tech industry was headed

Austin-based SpareFoot Acquires SiteLink

SiliconHills

SpareFoot, the Austin-based online self-storage marketplace, announced Thursday plans to acquire SiteLink, a software maker for the self-storage industry, founded in 1996 and based in Raliegh, North Carolina.

Man convicted of killing 2 in Asheville gets new hearing

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A man sentenced to die for killing two people in Asheville in 1996 is getting a new sentencing hearing ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP)

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Lose Yourself - VCball

VCball

Not only did my family and friends support me to the tune of several hundred thousand dollars, but in 1996, we received multiple term sheets for several million dollars from some of the most prestigious early stage VCs at that time. Not only did my family and friends support me to the tune of several hundred thousand dollars, but in 1996, we received multiple term sheets for several million dollars from some of the most prestigious early stage VCs at that time. VCball.

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What Daily Show Co-Creator Lizz Winstead Thinks of Jon Stewart's Legacy

Inc Startups

The woman who co-founded ''The Daily Show'' in 1996 offered Stewart a resounding ''thank you'' for how he shaped it

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The Best Time To Invest In Something Is …

Feld Thoughts

” Fred is one of my closest friends in the VC business and someone I’ve learned an amazing amount from him since first meeting him in 1996 when he was just starting to work with one of my male soulmates Jerry Colonna.

Leadbelly—“Where Did You Sleep Last Night?” - Such a classic.

Mark Birch

1 (Smithsonian Folkways 1996) - via givemypoorheartease. Leadbelly—“Where Did You Sleep Last Night?” - Such a classic blues tune. Off of the Lead Belly Legacy Vol. Lead Belly Where Did You Sleep Last Night? blues

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How to Work with Your Spouse--without Killing Each Other

Inc Startups

David Liu and Carley Roney co-founded The Knot in 1996. 18 years later, they have three children, a healthy marriage, and a successful company. These are their best guesses as to how they did it

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The Magic of Dealing With Your Demons

Feld Thoughts

I’ve known and worked with Jerry since 1996. Jessi Hempel from Backchannel just wrote an amazing profile piece on my close friend Jerry Colonna. It’s titled This Man Makes Founders Cry.

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Adesokan, Scientist, Wins MIT's World Top Young Innovators Award

EIN News

When he moved to United States in 1996, little did the young innovator. sub Saharan Africa. new innovations worldwide, and encourage private sector venture capitalists to invest in local technology innovation.

The Olympics for every industry

deal architect

The country won just one Gold medal at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996. Britain is a remarkable Olympics turnaround story. Embarrassed and focused, it has gradually improved every four years and in London it is running 3rd behind China and. Industry Commentary

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Joshua Baer Rejoins Email Marketing Firm PostUp

SiliconHills

Baer founded the Austin-based company under the name of Skylist in 1996 and later sold it. Joshua Baer, serial entrepreneur and cofounder of Capital Factory, has joined the board of directors of PostUp, formerly known as PulseConnect, an email marketing software company. “Although I founded the company almost 20 years ago, PostUp still offers a […] The post Joshua Baer Rejoins Email Marketing Firm PostUp appeared first on SiliconHills.

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Can You Beat Amazon In The Race To Overnight Success?

Startup Professionals Musings

In April, 1996, Yahoo! Google - Larry Page and Sergey Brin started working on Google in 1996 – but three years later in 1999, few people had even heard of it yet. Every startup founder knows implicitly that startup success is a long hard road.

SC Petrom SA v. Glencore U.K. Ltd. & 3 Ors, High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division, 08-417

Chaganomics

later to become Glencore International AG, sold about 32 shipments to Romanian state firms from 1993 to 1996 made up of cheaper crude blends than agreed, and falsified documents, Julian Flaux, the judge in the London court, said in his ruling on Friday. (Bloomberg) -- Glencore Plc was ordered to pay just over $40 million to OMV Petrom SA by a U.K. court for fraudulently shipping oil of a lower-than-purported quality to Romania in the 1990s. Marc Rich & Co.,

CU Boulder’s New Venture Challenge 10th Anniversary

Feld Thoughts

I was involved in the early years (1992 – 1996) as a judge and funded a number of companies that went through the MIT $100K (which was called the MIT $10K at the time.) Tonight, the New Venture Challenge at CU Boulder is having its 10th anniversary. It’s happening at the Boulder Theater from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm and is open to the public. Register here to attend if you are interested.

Generational Transition In VC Firms

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

And so did Don Valentine in 1996 when he passed the baton to Mike and Doug. Today, sometime around 5:30/6pm PT at the Upfront Summit , my partner Andy and I are going to talk about generational change in VC firms, in a talk moderated by Lindel Eakman , who has been our lead limited partner investor at USV since we started the firm in 2003.

Lessons Learned from Bill Gross' 35 IPOs/Exits and 40 Failures

Redeye VC

billion and 35 successful IPOs/acquisitions – and that’s just since 1996. Discuss on Hacker News As the founder of Idealab, Bill Gross has advised and helped fund more than 100 companies, been involved with 300 rounds of financing of more than $3.5

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Study: Number of Veteran-owned Start-ups on the Decline

Inc Startups

But the number of veteran-founded companies is dwindling, according to a new study conducted between 1996 and 2011 by the Kauffman Foundation. of all new entrepreneurs across America in 1996, they accounted for only 6% in 2011. in 1996 to 6.4%

Video Of The Week: Jerry Colonna on ThisWeekIn

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Back in 1996, at the very start of Flatiron Partners, Jerry Colonna, who started Flatiron with me, introduced me to Jason Calacanis. We hired Jason to do some due diligence for us on a potential investment in Geocities. That's how I met Jason.

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OMV Petrom SA Claimant - and - Glencore International AG -

Chaganomics

Rafirom and then CRP after merger in about 1996, was the state owned company with overall responsibility for the import and refining of crude oil and export of petrochemical products in Romania. In addition, in 1995 and 1996, Glencore made over 60 shipments of some 3,500 tons each of Keimir crude oil from the Caspian Sea region which was brought in barges downriver to the Black Sea and then along the coast to Constantza.

They Can’t Kill You And They Can’t Eat You

Feld Thoughts

Len and I co-founded Interliant (originally Sage Networks) with Steve Maggs and Rajat Bhargava in 1996. His last company – the one he built with Jerry Poch that had acquired my first company – was bought in 1996 by GE Capital for $500 million. It’s the summer of 2001. The NASDAQ peak is in the rear view mirror. Many Internet companies are struggling.

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Encore Entrepreneur Is The New Baby Boomer Lifestyle

Startup Professionals Musings

These could convince you that the correct icon for an entrepreneur may now have gray hair, rather than the warm glow of youth: The percent of entrepreneurs who are Baby Boomer starting a business since 1996 has grown from 14.3

How Long Should It Take For a Startup to Succeed?

Startup Professionals Musings

In April, 1996, Yahoo! Google - Larry Page and Sergey Brin started working on Google in 1996 – but three years later in 1999, few people had even heard of it yet. Every startup founder knows implicitly that startup success is a long hard road.

Mentorship Community: Work-Life Balance Does Not Exist!

Brandanew

This report about unpaid housework gets to the point easily: Statistics from the 1996 Census of Population confirm that women continue to do the vast majority of unpaid housework and care-giving, whether or not they work for pay.

Telling 6 million friends

Jason Crawford

Jeff Bezos in 1996 : ”If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell 6 friends. If you make customers unhappy on the Internet, they can each tell 6,000 friends with one message to a newsgroup.”

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Your Next Startup Will Likely Be Run By a Boomer

Startup Professionals Musings

These indicate that the correct icon for an entrepreneur may now have gray hair, rather than the warm glow of youth: The number of Baby Boomers starting a business from 1996 to 2011 rose nearly 7 percent, while the start-up rate by those aged 20 to 44 fell about 5 percent.

I’m Writing a Book with Alistair Croll: Lean Analytics (to be published by O’Reilly)

Instigator Blog

What’s most interesting to me about this slide is right at the very beginning in 1996. And here’s the thing: every single thing I’ve done professionally since 1996 is a direct result of blogging.

"Even though the Initial Public Offering (IPO) alternative for a successful startup seems to be."

Mark Birch

IPOs in 2008, the market was up to a still trivial 128 in 2012 (compared to 675 in 1996). “Even though the Initial Public Offering (IPO) alternative for a successful startup seems to be coming back, it is relatively rare. After a record low of 39 U.S. Even in most of these cases, the original startup founders were pushed out, or heavily supplemented, with “experienced” executives.” - “ When A Startup Chooses IPO Most Founders Are Out " via Gust blog.

How To Choose Your Favorite Beatle?

Mark Birch

Robert Sullivan, I Wanna Be Your Man , from a 1996 article in the New Yorker (I wish the whole thing was online). I clipped this out of the New Yorker in 1996 and it’s been on my night stand ever since.

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Guess How Long Overnight Success Really Takes

Startup Professionals Musings

In April, 1996, Yahoo! Google - Larry Page and Sergey Brin started working on Google in 1996 – but three years later in 1999, few people had even heard of it yet. Every startup founder knows implicitly that startup success is a long hard road.

FullContact Continues Its Journey To Solve The Contact Management Problem

Feld Thoughts

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.)

Innovator Behind a New Tech App That Makes it Effortless To Do Some Good

Hearpreneur

I worked on one of the first internet banking platforms in 1996 and it is now part of a major banking institution in the Midwest. Giving back has never been this innovative.

My Awesome Experience With Retrofit

Feld Thoughts

The founder Jeff Hyman is a long time friend (I was a seed investor in his first company in 1996) and is incredibly passionate about Retrofit and what he and his team is doing. When I started Retrofit last fall, I weighed 216.

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Tips for Better Mental Wellbeing In The Workplace

The Startup Magazine

Under the Employment Rights Act (1996) your employer must work along with you to try to overcome any arising mental health issue. It can be hard enough to work full-time. However, when you also have a mental health issue to cope with it can really start to weigh you down.