Women at Work On Downward Trend – Accelerator Offers A Solution

The Startup Magazine

ranked 6th in 1999 among developed countries for its share of women at work, it slipped to 23rd in 2015 , and the downward trend has been increasing. Incubators and Accelerators Staffing Diane Flynn Patty White ReBoot Accel

SevenLayer – Voice in the Cloud

Texas Startup Blog

SevenLayer is latest company to be incubated inArchitel Labs. From 1999 to 2002 SevenLayer – Intelligence Voice Cloud Or at least that is what the folks atSevenLayer think. Headed by Jeff Rothell, the company delivers cloud based voice applications to small and medium sized companies. Prior to co-founding Sevenlayer, Jeff built two multi-million dollar telecommunication companies.

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China’s Torch Program – the glow that can light the world (Part 2 of 5)

Steve Blank

Torch has four major parts: Innovation Clusters , Technology Business Incubators (TBIs), Seed Funding (Innofund) and Venture Guiding Fund. They provide consulting, promotion, product testing, hiring, training and incubation services to startups. Technology Business Incubators (TBIs).

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VCs Muscle Back Into Startup Funding - Some Call It a Bubble


After several years spent watching angels, super angels and incubators move in on their turf, VCs are flexing back. A new survey of startups shows venture capitalists are reasserting themselves in the funding game.

Guest Post – Chad Farrell of [link] on SurgeAccelerator

Startup Houston

term I have not heard since the internet boom of 1999) and my recent experience in the Capital Factory Accelerator program based in Austin Texas. Energy IncubatorsSurge Houston Blog for Startup Houston. I thought I might add my unique perspective on the Surge Energy Technology Accelerator program given that my first startup NetworkOil was in the Digital Oilfield (a great web 1.0

It’s Morning in Venture Capital

Both Sides of the Table

This has led to the creation of incubators, accelerators and seed funds. In 1998 it was 150 million, 1999 250 million and by 2000 it had crossed 350 million. This article originally ran on PEHub.

A Start-up to Create 23 Million Jobs in America?

Inc Startups

In 2008, I was still at Bioheart (a stem cell research company that Leonheardt founded in 1999). We have 20 advisory board members and consultants which include former members of NASDAQ, The Boston Stock Exchange, The Toronto Venture Exchange and leading venture funds and business incubators.

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When ice.com – a Top 500 Internet Retailer – Uses Mentors, You Should Too

Up and Running

Ice.com is a perfect example of an already successful company that is putting their relationship with Capital Factory – an Austin-based incubator and coworking space – to good use. Founded in 1999 in Montreal, Canada, ice.com was recently acquired by Round 2 Inc.,

Why Venture Capital No Longer Defines Innovation


Levy should know, in 1999 he founded eHatchery, an Atlanta-based precursor to today’s accelerators. Today’s venture capital deal flow to innovative new companies looks a lot like a fat man trying to squeeze into a slim Italian suit. It just doesn’t fit.

A Conversation with Deborah Mansfield of the Houston Technology Center

Startup Houston

The state’s largest technology business incubator and accelerator are right here in Houston. Deborah Mansfield: Since 1999, we’ve been about technology startups in 5 different areas – energy, IT, life sciences, nanotechnology, and aerospace.

Lessons From the World's Most Ruthless Competitor

Inc Startups

Much of the money came from Rocket Internet, the Berlin-based incubator whose 39-year-old co-founder, Oliver Samwer, is renowned for his effectiveness, his ruthlessness, and his penchant for shamelessly knocking off the brilliant creations of Silicon Valley's best and brightest.

Mentorship over Money (and Office Space)

The Startup Lawyer

With the success of Y Combinator and TechStars , several incubators (sometimes referred to as “accelerators&# ) have popped up everywhere. Partying like it’s 1999 is one thing — running an 2010 accelerator like it’s 1999 is probably not a great idea. (c) Tags: Startup Issues dallas incubator mobile applications seed capital

Trapped in a Big Company? What to Do?

Inc Startups

In the classic sense, I’ve been an entrepreneur twice--first in 1999, then 2008. Here's how to become an entrepreneur-in-residence -- even if that isn't your official title. At some time in your career you’re likely to be an entrepreneur trapped inside a large corporation.

Meet the Facebook Mafia

Inc Startups

—John McDermott Parker first disrupted the business world—and caught the ire of the music industry—in 1999 when he launched Napster. The upcoming IPO will make current and former Facebookers worth billions. Watch out for the next generation of Silicon Valley start-up bosses.

How to Create a Cool Brand

Inc Startups

But even as that brand took off, Spade realized he wanted to incubate more creative concepts and spend more time with his and Kate''s new daughter. In 2006, the Spades sold their remaining shares in the company to Neiman Marcus, which had purchased a majority stake in 1999.

China’s Torch Program – the glow that can light the world (Part 2 of 5)

Steve Blank

Torch has four major parts: Innovation Clusters , Technology Business Incubators (TBIs), Seed Funding (Innofund) and Venture Guiding Fund. They provide consulting, promotion, product testing, hiring, training and incubation services to startups. Technology Business Incubators (TBIs).

They're Smart. They're Eager. They Are Not Gordon Gecko

Inc Startups

Six months after the esteemed professor earned tenure at Harvard in 1999, in fact, he began to predict the demise of the entire enterprise, much to the chagrin of his Dean. My own school has launched an incubator, the Columbia Business Labs, a co-working space for (get this!)

The Trouble with Paul Graham and Female Founders

Inc Startups

As a result of those comments, Graham, the co-founder of the incubator Y Combinator , was accused of sexism. Astia With its network of some 4,000 experts in 32 countries, this not-for-profit has been around since 1999 and also mentors women entrepreneurs.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: New Assessment Tool For Entrepreneurs


He currently has a 1999 strategy. Sramana Mitra is the founder of the One Million by One Million (1M/1M) initiative, an educational, business development and incubation program that aims to help one million entrepreneurs globally to reach $1 million in revenue and beyond.

Twitter Link Roundup #144 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

The video above shows Billie Holiday (one of my favorite singers) singing “Strange Fruit”, a song that Time manazine named, in 1999, the “song of the century” The song is a protest against racism. Incubator 1871 Nurtures Chicago’s Growing Startup Scene – [link]. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing.

Invest in Israel Newsletter December 2010 Edition

VC Cafe

Kinrot Ventures, the world’s first fully-dedicated water technology incubator, and General Electric (GE) recently signed a strategic collaboration agreement to help develop and commercialize innovative water technologies. From 1999 to 2009, Teva’s revenue grew to about $14 billion from $1.3

NYC Start-ups: This Man Wants to Be Your Mayor

Inc Startups

In 1999, a year after going public, EarthWeb acquired Dice.com, a tech career site that now has a market cap of $568 million. The city has already done a great job partnering with organizations like New York University and the Council of Fashion Designers of America to create incubators.

What's the Future of Small Business in New York City?

Inc Startups

He took the company public in 1999. One of the ideas that I put forward, it was looking to create synergies in other areas, creating incubator spaces, and looking at them as sort of high-tech empowerment zones, one in each borough," he told me.

I Want My CIC! … The Benefits for Startups to Be Co-Located

Both Sides of the Table

The CIC, founded in 1999, is located adjacent to MIT and has more than 100,000 sq ft of space for nearby startups that qualify to be housed there. These kinds of office space arrangement are often called “technology incubators&# or “startup labs&# or something similar.

The Playbook for Scale Up Nation

Seeing Both Sides

The common approach is to incubate the business locally in Israel with a small development team, prove early product/market fit, and then build a sales and marketing organization abroad, usually in the U.S.

Time Diversification: Strategy for Investors - DShen's Blogs


Think about all those investors who raised funds in 1999 or 2000 and put money into companies who had stratospheric valuations, only to see them disappear as the dotcom bust wiped out all that value in late 2000. We even snickered at those who left Yahoo in 1999 or 2000 and cashed out at "such a low stock price" of 150. We even snickered at those who left Yahoo in 1999 or 2000 and cashed out at "such a low stock price" of 150. Incubation (5).

Fear is the Mind Killer of the Silicon Valley Entrepreneur (we.

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The Lean VC: a Silicon Valley story about Innovation, Incubation, & Iteration. Timing is everything: I hope I don't see the demise of what I think is a great product, and a great business model - and I would know the difference having been in the space since 1999.

Fire in The Valley, Fire in My Belly. and Yes, Mike, I Have.

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The Lean VC: a Silicon Valley story about Innovation, Incubation, & Iteration. Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « The Lean VC: a Silicon Valley story about Innovation, Incubation, & Iteration.

FuturePerfect Ventures: A 2015 Recap


As head of technology investments at the Partnership Fund from NYC 2007-2010 I collaborated with Partnership management, the Bloomberg administration, and NYC Economic Development Corporation to launch several initiatives, including a seed fund, incubator space, and the Fintech Innovation Lab. I remember the heady days of 1999 when everyone believed that there were new rules to investing. “Be the change you want to see in the world”. . This is one of my life’s mantras.

Starting A New Business Venture Is Not As Daunting As You Might Think


Check to see if your area has a local “incubator” complex or development center. Tom served as CFO for various Visa International entities from 1980 until his retirement in 1999 and was instrumental in expanding the global reach of the Visa system. by Tom Cleveland.

Entrepreneur Networking & the Scarcity of Time, Part II

The Common Sense Web... An Entrepreneurs' Blog

When talking to people about Stratfor for the first time, I usually describe it as the Huffington Post of 1999 but with three key differences: it was subject matter specific -- international news and intelligence is Stratfor's game, there was no social media -- although we were doing live blogging/tweeting of major events back then, and. Further, there is a lot of startup activity here -- a little less than 1999 but certainly the most I've seen here over the last decade.

Feb. 28, Stamford, CT: HBS Event on Angel Investing 101 – Best Practices

David Teten

From April 1999 until June 2006, Mr. Dahl served as the head of Global Healthcare for the Carlyle Group, a leading private equity firm, where he was responsible for the firm’s investments in the healthcare field. I hope you can join us 6:30 pm EST, February 28th in Stamford, CT for a HBS Alumni Angels event on Angel Investing 101 – Best Practices. Click here to make a reservation. Speakers: - Bob Dahl, HBS Alumni Angel, formerly head of Global Healthcare for the Carlyle Group.

Wi-Fi Alliance Moves Up and Out

Austin Startup

Sometimes with the help of start-up incubators, like the University of Texas’ Austin Technology Incubator (ATI). Before this, it was housed, since inception in 1999, within the walls of ATI, where the Wi-Fi Alliance and ATI built a unique, collaborative relationship. ATI is a traditional incubator that helps form and grow up to 30 startup companies at any given time and counts over 200 successful launches over its 20+ years.

Land More E-mail in Your Targets' Inboxes

Inc Startups

Return Path, founded in 1999, helps commercial e-mail senders land more e-mail in its targets' inboxes. Baer himself has invested in 25 Austin companies, and helped start technology incubator Capital Factory.

US Economic Risks (Sept 2010): Impact on Investors & Entrepreneurs

Both Sides of the Table

While not 1999 all over again but I am observing first-hand the signs of funding frenzy. This post was originally published in a shorter (more sensible) format in the Wall Street Journal online. If you’re short on time click on the WSJ link and read the 990 word version there.

Boom and Bust and What Comes Next

Scalable Startup

He would know; he’s been backing tech start-ups since 1984, incubating at least one hen house full of millionaires.and probably a few empty ones. Boom and Bust and What Comes Next. by Celia and Peter Wiley. The view from our window. From Boom Summer 2014, Vol 4, No 2.

Wall Street, Football, and The Great Deception

Growthink Blog

And in the 90’s, the good times rolled, with the Dow skyrocketing from 777 in August 1982 to 11,028 in September 1999. Prediction: portfolio startup investing, either in the form of super-angel funds like Right Side Capital, SoftTech, and Floodgate or incubators like Y Combinator and Tech Stars will be the KEY financial innovation of the next decade. Watching my beloved New England Patriots barely escape with a victory this Sunday, I was both amused and appalled by the constant T.D.

Launching Tech Ventures: Beware of the Word "Interesting"

Launching Tech Ventures

► April (3) Managing Your Online Persona, Part I The 5 hour start-up: BrownBagBrain The Narrow World of Platforms and APIs ► March (49) More Advice from Class of 1999 MBA Entrepreneurs No Regrets (Mostly): Reflections from Class of 199.

In Silicon Valley, Founders Fight for Control


Craig Walker, co-founder and CEO of Firespotter Labs, a technology incubator, said it feels unnatural to bestow so much voting power on one executive. that did so in 1999 and 2000, according to an analysis for The Wall Street Journal by Jay R. Facebook. Twitter. MarketWatch.

The Lean Startup Workshop - now an O'Reilly Master Class

Startup Lessons Learned

Unlike other incubator-led programs, this workshop is open to anyone who wants to learn, and it does not require companies take investment or give out equity. I joined a financial services tech startup in 1999. Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Thursday, May 14, 2009 The Lean Startup Workshop - now an OReilly Master Class My rate of posting has been much lower lately, and this is mostly due to preparations for the upcoming Lean Startup Workshop on May 29.