Emotional Lessons From the Collapse of the Internet Bubble

Feld Thoughts

That perfectly describes how 2001 felt to me. In 2001, I was on the board of four public companies (and was co-chairman of two of them which I had been a co-founder of.) My moment of capitulation came sometime in the early summer of 2001. Until that day in the summer of 2001, my emotional well-being was much too connected to my financial well-being. Entrepreneurship 2001 internet bubble robert frost

No, This Is Not '2001: A Space Odyssey.' It's a Real Office in China

Inc Startups

If you need to build a data center with racks of servers, you might as well get creative with the design

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NC unemployment rate falls to 4.5 percent, best since 2001

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — North Carolina's hot job market is at its best in more than 16 years after the state's unemployment rate improved to 4.5 percent last month

Attorney: NC novelist reaches plea deal in 2001 murder case

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Almost 15 years after he was convicted of killing his wife, a North Carolina novelist has made a plea deal to end the case before his retrial, a lawyer said Tuesday

2001: A (Cyber) Space Odyssey

Platforms and Networks

Bill Gates, The Road Ahead, 1995 In 2001, I wrote a book explaining why accelerated growth strategies created value for some Internet companies and destroyed value for others. Here’s a sample what I didn’t see coming as I wrote the book in 2001: Google’s dominance. Speed Trap devotes just two paragraphs to Google, which, by 2001, already was the 15th largest U.S. million members before failing in 2001.

Still D.R.E. by Dr. Dre - I don’t post a lot of rap, but.

Mark Birch

Dr. Dre answered all the haters and doubters and came out killing it with the album The Chronic 2001. rap hip-hop Snoop Dogg The Chronic 2001 Still D.R.E. by Dr. Dre - I don’t post a lot of rap, but every once in a while I get in the mood. It had been six years since Dr. Dre released the mega-hit album The Chronic. Could he follow up? Did he still have game? Could he keep up with the younger stars? Was he even still relevant anymore in a world that had moved on?

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3 Tips From Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch on How to Drive Innovation at Any Company

Inc Startups

Many of the tips the legendary CEO gave in his 2001 book are still applicable today

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How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Famous Study Narrows It Down to This 1 Rare Trait

Inc Startups

In 2001, this best-selling management consultant identified one leadership behavior found in the most successful CEOs. Some things just don't change over time.

At 80, Gov. Hunt still pitching for education, N Carolina

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Jim Hunt left office in 2001, but he's still pitching for "big things" for North Carolina RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — Gov.

Burnham's Beat: Software and Internet IPO and M&A Lists

Burnham's Beat

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Ex-NFL player Carruth apologizes for role in shooting death

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Former NFL player Rae Carruth has apologized for his role in the shooting death of Cherica Adams in 2001 and the permanent disability suffered by his then-unborn son, Chancellor Adams, as a result

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Shake Shack Boosts Estimate for its IPO

Inc Startups

The popular burger chain has grown rapidly since its 2001 inception

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Soldiers recount true story behind '12 Strong'

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

11, 2001 terrorist attacks, there were three key stories that described the resolve of the American people, according to retired Lt. FAYETTEVILLE — In the wake of the Sept. John F. Mulholland

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Soldiers recount true story behind '12 Strong'

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

11, 2001 terrorist attacks, there were three key stories that described the resolve of the American people, according to retired Lt. FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — In the wake of the Sept. John F. Mulholland

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OwnLocal Acquires Print2Web

SiliconHills

Print2Web, founded in 2001 in St. Austin-based OwnLocal announced its acquisition of Print2Web, a digital service provider to the newspaper industry, on Monday. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Petersburg, Florida, was one of the first companies to digitize print ads for newspapers. The company works with more than 450 newspapers and […] The post OwnLocal Acquires Print2Web appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Launching new businesses from the ashes of failure « Lightspeed.

Lightspeed

By 2001, eHow had created thousands of articles. In 2001, IdeaExchange.com bought eHow out of bankruptcy with the hope of charging eHow’s readers to access how-to instructions. Home About Lightspeed Team jump to navigation Launching new businesses from the ashes of failure August 31, 2009 Posted by jeremyliew in bankrucpcy , Ecommerce , Entrepreneur , turnaround.

We Were Right – Just a Decade Early

Feld Thoughts

It’s currently at $42 / share so if I got the splits right, after its collapse in 2001 to a low of around $5 / share it took it 15 years to claw its way back to $42 / share (a 10x from the low, 40% of its high at the peak.). 2001 – 2002 was the collapse to the Trough.

CES: The year of automation

deal architect

CES has traditionally been a harbinger of technology and societal trends with the products that are launched there: 1981 saw the introduction of the camcorder, 1991 the Interactive CD, 2001 the Microsoft Xbox and 2011 was the year of the. Industry Commentary

Barbara Corcoran's 8 Entrepreneurial Lessons

Inc Startups

She sold the Corcoran Group for $66 million in 2001 In 1973, Barbara Corcoran took $1,000 and started a real-estate business.

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Menlo Innovations: No Bosses, No Titles, and No Offices, Just Trust, Relationships and Pure Joy

Inc Startups

In 2001, two tech guys decided to build a company around the daring vision, "to end human suffering in the world as it relates to technology." It isn't a tech story at all, rather a story every company in the world should study and embrace, to end their own corporate suffering

CSO Research of Austin Merges With MBA Focus

SiliconHills

CSO Research, which makes undergraduate career service software and founded in Austin in 2001, has merged with MBA Focus, based in Dublin, Ohio. MBA Focus, founded in 2003, provides graduate business school career service software and recruitment technology. It works with more than 2,000 companies and students at 75 graduate schools. Erik Mulloy is the […] The post CSO Research of Austin Merges With MBA Focus appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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a16z Podcast: Scaling Companies… and Culture

Ben's Blog

It was founded on 2001, IPO’d in 2008, and was acquired by SAP in … talent managementIn this episode of the a16z Podcast sharing more founder stories, Ben Horowitz interviews a16z partner Lars Dalgaard about SuccessFactors, one of the earlier software-as-a-service companies. (It

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Woman indicted in 91-year-old's beating death

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH — A Georgia woman has been indicted on a murder charge in the 2001 beating death of a 91-year-old woman from Raleigh

Introducing Services Arbitrage: The Perfect New Business For Non-Experts Looking For A Laptop Lifestyle Income Stream

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

For seven years, from 2001 to 2007, BetterEdit.com was my main project. 2017 marks the 10-year anniversary of a big event in my life – the day I sold my editing company for six figures. It was also the first true Laptop Lifestyle online business I created, providing a full-time.

Appeals court lets ruling stand in Peterson case

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH — A North Carolina appeals court agrees that a Durham novelist should be given a new trial in the 2001 death of his wife

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

Feld Thoughts

It’s the summer of 2001. By breakfast in the summer of 2001, the stock was trading under $1 / share. He certainly didn’t have to get up every day and go to the office, which by the summer of 2001 was a real business battle on multiple fronts. In the summer of 2001, I felt guilty about dragging Len into the mess that had become Interliant. The NASDAQ peak is in the rear view mirror. Many Internet companies are struggling.

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Exhibit remembering 9/11 attacks stop at UNC-Chapel Hill

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

11, 2001, is going on display at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) AP) — A mobile exhibit of artifacts remembering the terrorist attacks of Sept.

Fewer recruits citing 9/11 as reason for joining military

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

11, 2001. GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Lt. Roxane Engelbrecht was a junior Air Force officer on Sept. 1st Class Robert Meola was a newly enlisted soldier, just 13 days in. Tim Davis was in t

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A new decade: From consumerization to commercialization of technology

deal architect

Steve Jobs said that to Time magazine soon after launching the iPod in 2001. “I would rather compete with Sony than compete in another product category with Microsoft.” It signaled the start of a trend Gartner would later call “consumerization

Startup Fundraising Trends: Ask the VCs

Early Growth Financial Services

This was the largest quarterly investment total since 2001’s first half. The trend continued in 2014: with activity during the six months through June the strongest since the comparable period of 2001. In case you missed our recent webinar, we featured panelists Lucas Nelson, Principal, Gotham VC; Marlon Nichols, Director, Intel Capital; Alan Wink, Director of Capital Markets for EisnerAmper LLP; and Sirk Roh, COO for Early Growth Financial Services.

Q-and-A with North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — When Phil Berger first arrived at the General Assembly in 2001, it was hard to envision the Eden attorney would become one of North Carolina''s most powerful politicians RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

9/11 survivor to address SC criminal justice group

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

11, 2001, attacks at New York''s World Trade Center is scheduled to address a criminal justice convention in South Carolina WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) AP) — A survivor of the Sept.

Vendini Acquires Austin-based CrowdTorch

SiliconHills

Its Vendini third acquisition since its founding in 2001. Vendini, a San Francisco-based live events company, announced Friday it has acquired CrowdTorch, an Austin-based consumer ticket and live event platform, previously owned by Cvent. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Vendini plans to keep the CrowdTorch ticketing platform and operate it as […] The post Vendini Acquires Austin-based CrowdTorch appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

"[Osama bin Laden] said at one point that he wants oil to be $144 a barrel"

Hacking Startups

“[Osama bin Laden] said at one point that he wants oil to be $144 a barrel” - Fears, Again, of Oil Supplies at Risk - New York Times, October 14, 2001

"[Osama bin Laden] said at one point that he wants oil to be $144 a barrel"

Hacking Startups

“[Osama bin Laden] said at one point that he wants oil to be $144 a barrel” - Fears, Again, of Oil Supplies at Risk - New York Times, October 14, 2001

Kozmo

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Kozmo shut down in early 2001 and has been gone for over fourteen years. Yesterday was a bright sunny day on the east end of long island. So the Gotham Gal wanted a hat to shield the sun from her face and pulled out this gem from one of our closets.

Bringing Depression Out of The Shadows In Startups

Feld Thoughts

A: After I became depressed for the second time, in my mid-30s — in 2001 just after Sept. The last three months of 2001 were awful for me after an 18-month stretch from the peak of the Internet bubble — spring 2000 through Sept. 11, 2001. In 2002, when most of my VC and entrepreneurial colleagues were having a terrible year, I acknowledged how much I had struggled in 2001, although I was still relatively discreet about it.

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Obama's plan will

EIN News

since 2001, when Immelt took over, but. in China than he has in the United States. Immelt is also head of a company. become international, cut 34,000 jobs in the U.S. it, since it is overwhelmingly dominated by venture capitalists who like investing abroad. Trumpka wants Obama

Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer and Why He Still Has His Job at Apple

Steve Blank

Between 2001 to 2008, Jobs reinvented the company three times. What happens to a company when a visionary CEO is gone? Most often innovation dies and the company coasts for years on momentum and its brand. Rarely does it regain its former glory. Here’s why.

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Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer and Why He Still Has His Job at Apple

Steve Blank

Between 2001 to 2008, Jobs reinvented the company three times. What happens to a company when a visionary CEO is gone? Most often innovation dies and the company coasts for years on momentum and its brand. Rarely does it regain its former glory. Here’s why.

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