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Are Things Moving Faster Than In 1999?

Feld Thoughts

In 1999 things were moving so theoretically quickly that everything was a total blur. The post Are Things Moving Faster Than In 1999? I spent the day yesterday doing Denver Startup Week stuff. ” I thought about it for a second and responded that I wasn’t sure the assertion was correct. I paused to make sure I believed that.

The Great Internet Stock Correction of 1997, or 1999, or …

Feld Thoughts

In 1999 we filed an S-1 to take Sage Networks public. The post The Great Internet Stock Correction of 1997, or 1999, or … appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Yesterday I read Kara Swisher’s post What Does the Recent Tech Stock Downturn Mean? The Truth Is Nobody Knows. It’s great. I was a co-founder and co-chairman.

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The 25 Most Audacious Companies

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This Year's Inc. 5000: See the Full List

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Check out the fastest-growing companies in America

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Meet the 2014 Inc. 5000: America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies

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Get to know the fastest-growing privately-held companies in our annual ranking, now in its 33rd year

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Why Obama Won

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In 2008 Obama won on charisma and hope. Yesterday he won on something less flashy but more enduring. ” It was leadership with a small “l.”

Bubble watch: a comparison of 1999 and 2013

The Equity Kicker

The data points below show that in terms of the IPO market at least the heat is nothing like what it was in 1999. Median sales of company at time of IPO — $12m in 1999 vs. $106m in 2013. in 1999 vs. 5.5x Total # of tech IPOs — 369 in 1999 vs 45 in 2013. billion in 1999 vs $8.5 in 2013. billion in 2013.

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What if it’s 1996, not 1999?

Seeing Both Sides

Amidst all the recent talk of boom vs. bubble , there is a hue and cry that the current environment may smack of 1999. We had recorded $1.8

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Meet the 2015 Inc. 5000 Europe: Europe's Fastest-Growing Private Companies

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Get to know the fastest-growing privately held companies in our inaugural Inc. 5000 Europe ranking

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Made in America: 6 Veteran-Owned Businesses to Watch

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In honor of the July 4th holiday, check out these vets-turned-entrepreneurs who put their American values into their businesses. in November.

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Market Like Its 1999 In 2015 – 9 Marketing Strategies That Worked Back Then & Still Work Now

YoungUpstarts

When it came to ROI in 1999, the bigger, brighter, and more noticeable your yellow pages’ ad was, the better. Flyers. And guess what? Catalogs.

Federal Reserve to Entrepreneurs: Party Like It's 1999 (While You Still Can)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

But this is not 1999. Yes, we''re in bubble territory. And that doesn''t bode well for businesses. What Goes Up.

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Vote: Who's Your Favorite Young Entrepreneur?

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s 30 Under 30 list includes the founders of Pinterest and Spotify. Vote for your favorite

More Advice from Class of 1999 MBA Entrepreneurs

Launching Tech Ventures

In 1999, Joel Silve r launched SalesDriver.com, which provided incentive programs for sales reps. The first is sales. It is exhausting. Take it.

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Obamacare is Here to Stay. Now What?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Now that repeal is off the table, you need to get with the program, like it or not. Here are three things you have to do.

10 tips for creating buzz and business on your anniversary

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Party like it's 1999

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Delivery on Demand Like it's 1999? Not These Startups

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

On-demand delivery startups are back in a big way, and this time they''re armed with data. Now the challenge is how to use that data in ever-more sophisticated ways

1998 -- 1999 are Calling and They Want their Wild Abandon Back!

Allen's Blog

I love Tesla, and am a huge fan of Elon Musk (a former client from my lawyer days). Silicon Valley is currently obsessed with cars. More than that, those who mutter about the lessons of the last dotcom crash could be missing out on the next Amazon. You buy Tesla today so that in years to come, you can say you were there.

No Regrets (Mostly): Reflections from Class of 1999 MBA Entrepreneurs

Launching Tech Ventures

Tonight We're Going To Party Like It's 1999 If the Customer is King, the Product Manager is Re. What are these alums doing now?

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Barbara Corcoran: 'Recognition Motivates Better Than Money'

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Barbara Corcoran describes the power of gold ribbons and trophies to galvanize employees. I''m thinking, "How do I get high-priced sales?" Yes, I am!",

Tonight We're Going To Party Like It's 1999

Launching Tech Ventures

Tonight We're Going To Party Like It's 1999 If the Customer is King, the Product Manager is Re. But its not a wipe-out, either.

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How to Give Yourself a Fresh Start

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Looking to make a clean break with the past? Here are three research-backed tips. Making a fresh start and breaking with old ways is hard.

Let's IPO Like It's 1999

ArcticStartup

Last week saw both Pandora and Groupon file their S-1 documents , meaning they are now on track for an IPO. Some growth. to make it happen.

Tonight We're Going to Party Like It's 1999

Platforms and Networks

From an academic''s perspective, this is a difficult question, and I won''t tackle it here. But it''s not a wipe-out, either. and WebMD. Valuations.

Party like it is 1999 again?

deal architect

It felt like SAP’s Sapphire in 1999 with Deloitte and Accenture and Wipro logos on big booths, on conference bags, on party invitations. Last week at Dreamforce I had a deja vu moment. In the Marketing Cloud session, I wondered. Cloud Computing, SaaS Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS

Not exactly partying like it’s 1999… While.

Mark Birch

Not exactly partying like it’s 1999…. Seems like we have learned a bit since those wild, heady dot com 1.0 days….

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Startup – Like it’s 1999

Start Up Blog

Sometimes it seems like it’s web bubble time all over again… or is it just me… or is it just Aziz ? A big HT goes out to Mr Brim.

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Venus Williams: 4 Keys to Success Both On and Off the Court

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Venus Williams, tennis star and founder of EleVen by Venus, describes how she learned the first lesson to success from her sister at the 1999 US Open

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McCrory compares storm threat to deadly 1999 Hurricane Floyd

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Pat McCrory is comparing the threat of Hurricane Joaquin (wah-KEEN') hitting North Carolina following days of soaking rain to flooding from a 1999 storm that wiped out thousaRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — Gov.

Simple Cold Calling Strategies That Boost Confidence And Land Sales

YFS Magazine

If you're still doing cold calls like it's 1999, you might as well not do it at all. Too much has changed.

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Jobs Report Blows Away Early Projections

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

is now on pace for its strongest year for hiring since 1999 The U.S.

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TPG Capital Buys Grande Communications for $650 Million

SiliconHills

William Morrow founded Grande Communications in 1999 and served […] The post TPG Capital Buys Grande Communications for $650 Million appeared first on SiliconHills. TPG Capital, a private equity firm, announced Monday plans to buy San Marcos-based Grande Communications Networks for $650 million. billion. Austin San Antonio

Been There Done That

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

You could have tried streaming video in 1999, lost everything on it, and then passed on YouTube when it came around, and that would have been a mistake. You could have tried delivery services in 1999 (we did), lost everything on it (we did), and then passed on the latest batch of delivery services and that might be a mistake. Outside.in

Start-ups are all Naked in the Mirror

Both Sides of the Table

I started my first company in 1999 in London at the height of the dot com craze. This is part of my ongoing series Startup Lessons Building companies is hard work. We also had facilities in Dublin, Ireland where our company was initially founded. We went through the euphoria of massive exposure at the time of our [.].

Words of Encouragement for European Startups

VC Cafe

The Eurozone is in crisis - GDP numbers point to the worst recession since 1999 and major economies are shrinking.

Using Debt Like Growth Equity

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

I lived through this story with a company I backed in 1999 and which was sold a few years ago in a transaction that was very good for the lenders and good for the management and very bad for the early equity investors. If you are in the venture or startup business and don’t read Dan Primack , consider changing that. He’s great.

SevenLayer – Voice in the Cloud

Texas Startup Blog

From 1999 to 2002 SevenLayer – Intelligence Voice Cloud Or at least that is what the folks atSevenLayer think. SevenLayer is latest company to be incubated inArchitel Labs. Headed by Jeff Rothell, the company delivers cloud based voice applications to small and medium sized companies.

How Do VCs Mitigate Risk In Their Investment Portfolios?

Ask The VC

Most VCs who have been investing since the mid-1990′s understand this well as many funds raised in 1999 and 2000 were fully committed in one year. As a result, the funds were invested during the rapid rise and peak of the Internet bubble, resulting in horrible performance for 1999 vintage funds due to their lack of time diversity.

Burnham's Beat: Who Will Be The Biggest Loser: 1999 VC Funds or.

Burnham's Beat

Who Will Be The Biggest Loser: 1999 VC Funds or 2006 PE Funds? 1999 vintage Venture Capital funds are infamous for being some of the worst performing private investment funds of recent memory with the average 1999 Venture Capital fund returning only about $0.95 Who Will Be The Biggest Loser: 1999 VC Funds or 2006 PE Funds?

We Need More Entrepreneurs In Congress

Feld Thoughts

He moved his family back to his home town of Little Falls NY in 1999 to be closer to his parents (and his kids grandparents) and then commuted to Silicon Valley for 11 years while running TriNet. I recently got a call from a long time friend, Martin Babinec. Martin is running for Congress in Upstate New York (District 22) as an Independent.