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Focus shifts in investigation of 2002 slayings of family

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — The investigation of the 2002 slayings of a Virginia family is shifting focus as investigators look into the possibility that the 9-year-old daughter may have been the target MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP)

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Facebook VP of Engineering on Solving Hard Things Early

Redeye VC

January 2002. At Linden Lab, we were still referring to Second Life as Linden World, our furnace-less office was near freezing because the space heaters kept popping breakers, the Dot-Bomb crash was in full swing, DEMO 2002 was 4 weeks away, and 10 programmers were trying to duct tape everything together.

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We Were Right – Just a Decade Early

Feld Thoughts

2002 was the Trough of Disillusionment. 2001 – 2002 was the collapse to the Trough. This is a line my friend Jerry Colonna uses when something like the AT&T – Time Warner deal occurs.

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Gold & Silver - 100 Years of Prices


Those were 2002 prices. Everyone should have bought silver and gold in 2002. If anything, what does this tell you? I don''t see another spike - or a higher spike. Let''s suppose there will be a drop, and when I propose "drop" I mean a price drop to $5,00 a ounce for silver.

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. Prior to co-founding Sevenlayer, Jeff built two multi-million dollar telecommunication companies.

The wrong question: Is now the right time to start a company?

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

I started Smart Bear in a recession (2002) and it went great. The answer is always yes. But it’s the wrong question. I’ve been explaining for eight years why recessions are a great time to start a company.

Hollywood’s Massive Miss on Strong AI

Feld Thoughts

And it’s pretty amazing for something done in 2002, which was adapted from something Philip K. Dick in 1956 to John Underkoffler in 2000 to Stephen Spielberg in 2002 making a movie about 2054, that lineage makes sense to me. Strong AI has been on my mind a lot lately.

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Bitcoin: things only grow this fast when something important is happening

The Equity Kicker

In around 2002 I was stuck in my hotel room in Egypt due to food poisoning and the only English TV available was an American business channel. Coindesk just published their quarterly ‘ State of Bitcoin ‘ presentation.

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The Great Coding School Rollup of 2015

Feld Thoughts

I was in the middle of that with Interliant (I was a co-founder) – we bought 20+ companies, at one point has an almost $3 billion market cap (on $200 million of revenue – recognize the multiple), but went bankrupt in 2002. I just saw my first proposal for a Coding School Rollup. As you are probably aware, 2014 saw the explosion of coding schools all over the US. These are typically four to 12 week programs. Some are full-time, others are part-time.

What Exactly Is A Lead Investor?

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

But once we get the money, we prospered, eventually becoming one of only two technology companies to go public in 2002. I The term "lead investor" is often misunderstood. I have seen VCs negotiate to be called a co-lead or a lead in the term sheet. But you don't get given that designation. You earn it.

It’s Time to Play Moneyball: The Investment Readiness Level

Steve Blank

Until 2002 – when the Oakland A’s’ baseball team took advantage of analytical metrics of player performance to field a team that competed successfully against much richer competitors.

What New Revenue Recognition Rules Mean For Your Startup

Early Growth Financial Services

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has been working on updating its rules for revenue recognition since 2002. This year, it announced new guidance created jointly with the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). The changes are slated to go into effect in 2017 for public companies and in 2018 for private ones.

My Recently Erratic World of the Gmail Spam Filter

Feld Thoughts

It transformed my life – with one minor change of an MX record some time in 2002 all the spam in my inbox disappeared. Let’s start with a brief history of my investment-led fight against the perils of spam and my never-ending love of SMTP.

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Pandora Founder Tim Westergren to Return as the Company's CEO

Inc Startups

He served as Pandora's CEO and president from 2002 to 2004 and as its chief strategy officer from 2004 to 2014

How Home Décor Could Change Because of What This Company is Doing

Inc Startups

The Forest Stewardship Council has issued ten times as many business certificates to companies than it did in 2002. This statistic demonstrates that businesses are realizing that they need to be more environmentally conscious than ever before


Try On The Decision For 30 Days

Feld Thoughts

The depressive episode only lasted three months, but the s**t show continued through 2002 as most VCs and Internet companies suffered a massive collapse. I’ve made a lot of major decisions in my life – both personal and professional. For the professional ones, I’ve come up with an approach that I now use consistently. I try on the decision for a period of time – the more significant the decision, the longer the period of time.

After Your First Big Success, What’s Next?

Feld Thoughts

By 1999 I had to ponder “what’s next” again after a number of my angel investments returned more money to me than I ever thought I’d have, and then again in 2002 after getting massively crushed by the collapse of the Internet bubble and losing even more money on paper than I expected I’d make cumulatively in my lifetime. As exits have been flowing nicely again the past few years, many of the entrepreneurs I work with have experienced their first big exit.

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Your Wall Is Dingy

Feld Thoughts

Between 1996 and 2002 I was co-chairman of Interliant, a company I co-founded with three other people. As I procrastinate from going for a run this morning, I started writing a post titled The Pro-Rata Gap Myth. After two paragraphs, I got tired of writing it and hit the “ this is b t ” wall – it’s too complicated to explain a myth that I’m not sure even matters. So I deleted the post and decided to tell a story instead.

Resistance Is Futile

Feld Thoughts

By 2002, we were wallowing around in the rubble of the dotcom bust, salvaging what we could while putting energy into new ideas and businesses that emerged with a vengence around 2005 and the idea of Web 2.0.

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Playing Startup

Agile VC

But the first real time we had a big celebration and folks felt like we’d “made it” was the party we held in the parking lot on February 14, 2002 when PayPal went public.

Playing Startup

View from Seed

But the first real time we had a big celebration and folks felt like we’d “made it” was the party we held in the parking lot on February 14, 2002 when PayPal went public. I’ve observed what may be an emerging trend, at least in some startups, that I find somewhat unsettling.

The Trouble with Venture Capital Data

This is going to be BIG.

Sounds like a huge amount, but only later does he say that only " 476 funds which had known Net IRR values, the overwhelming majority of which were from vintage 2002, or more recently." Conservatively, though, this data set of mostly 2002 or later funds would cover about 4 funds from each firm given that timeframe. 2) Saying "long term returns" when you only have vintage 2002 and after data is a joke.

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What Happens to Once Nimble Companies

Mark Birch

In 2002, they were the upstarts touting the benefits of things like “the Cloud” and the new “SaaS” model. However, as Salesforce has grown it has started to feel more like a newer, more cloudy version of Oracle, imagining the two organization consummating their relationship isn’t a huge stretch. Is Salesforce Being Courted By Oracle For A Takeover? via Forbes.

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Startup Communities: Creating A Great Entrepreneurial Ecosystem In Your City

Feld Thoughts

The Internet Bubble (2001 – 2002). I’m deep into writing my latest book. For now, the title is “ Startup Communities: Creating A Great Entrepreneurial Ecosystem In Your City.” ” I’m open to different titles – if you’ve got ideas just put them in the comments. Following is the current table of contents. It’s still pretty dynamic as I’m adding stuff while I’m writing.

Bringing Depression Out of The Shadows In Startups

Feld Thoughts

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. I’ve been very open about my struggles with depression over the years. A few weeks ago, I participated in a Q&A with Greg Avery at the Denver Business Journal titled Brad Feld Q&A: Bringing depression out of the shadows in startups.

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Hacking For Defense In Silicon Valley

Steve Blank

In Afghanistan in 2002 U.S. Lead, follow or get the heck out of the way. In peacetime the U.S. military is an immovable and inflexible bureaucracy. In wartime it can adapt and adopt organizational change with startling speed.


A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Meetup launched in June 2002, fifteen years ago. I remember at our first USV Sessions event in the summer of 2006 Scott Heiferman stated that he wanted to spend 20 years building a company that would “last.” ” This was in an era of quick flips where many entrepreneurs wanted to build and sell as quickly as possible. I was impressed by that long term perspective and told my partner Brad that we should see if we could invest in Scott’s company Meetup.

Attention: Female Founders on the Rise

The Startup Magazine

Outcomes from a national study conducted by the Center for an Urban Future that reported a dramatic 52 percent growth in woman-owned business formation from 2002 to 2012.(

Current Startup Market Emotional Biases

Feld Thoughts

In 2001 and 2002 I learned a brutal set of lessons, including experiencing that $100 million of paper money going to $0 when Interliant went bankrupt. Bill Gurley wrote an incredible post yesterday titled On the Road to Recap: Why the unicorn financing market just became dangerous … for all involved. It’s long but worth reading every word slowly.

Not Everyone Is “Killing” It: How & When to Admit It

Agile VC

We went public in 2002 and eBay bought the company later that year for over $1.5 Note: This post also published at NextView’s blog for seed stage companies The View From Seed. The startup ecosystem is often full of hyperbole, which is perfectly understandable when you think about it.

Gold & Silver - 100 Years of Prices


Those were 2002 prices. Everyone should have bought silver and gold in 2002. If anything, what does this tell you? I don't see another spike - or a higher spike. Let's suppose there will be a drop, and when I propose "drop" I mean a price drop to $5,00 an ounce for silver.

What Are Pre-Seed Rounds and Why Do They Exist?

View from Seed

In the years immediately prior to the popularity of institutional seed investing (I’m using a time frame of 2002 – 2007), the early-stage financing landscape looked similar to the first segment of the chart. This is the first of several blog posts discussing pre-seed rounds.

You Don’t Need To Change Your Company Culture To Attract Millennials


Deutser launched his firm in 2002. by Brad Deutser, president of Deutser LLC. Employers spend a lot of time puzzling over what they need to do to attract millennials and how to retain those young employees once they hire them.

Not Every Startup Is “Killing It” (How to Speak Up During Tough Times)

View from Seed

We went public in 2002 and eBay bought the company later that year for over $1.5 The startup ecosystem is often full of hyperbole, which is perfectly understandable when you think about it.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 38: Ryan Smith and Lane Merrifield

Steve Blank

Ryan Smith co-founded Qualtrics in 2002 with his father in the family basement. But in the corporate world in 2002, no one was ready for it. Qualtrics has 8500 customers today, but back in his father’s basement in 2002, things weren’t so rosy. If you don’t value your product neither will your customers. No one used it when we gave it away for free. Freemium was a going out of business strategy.

French President Hollande Leads Delegation to Meet Israeli Startups

VC Cafe

While Israel has enjoyed continuous economic growth since 2002, Hollande is confronting a sluggish economy, youth unemployment of 26.1%

How to Divide Founder Equity: 4 Criteria to Discuss

View from Seed

For example, when we started LinkedIn at the end of 2002, each member of the founding team essentially had a couple chunks of founders’ common stock.

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6 Guerrilla Marketing Tactics For New Businesses


One of the most memorable campaigns was launched by Sony Ericsson back in 2002 in the early days of cell phones with a digital camera. by Nate Vickery, editor-in-chief of

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How an experienced developer multiplied his productivity.

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli