Globalization

YoungUpstarts

Our traditional view of globalization, common for decades, was massive container ships conveying goods from distant manufacturing locations; and watching services, capital, and expertise flow from one from major established commercial and financial city or region to another.

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University of Michigan Joins the Global EIR Network

Feld Thoughts

I’ve been working on the Startup Visa since I first wrote about it 2009 in my post The Founders Visa Movement. In 2015, I announced the Global EIR initiative to try something different. Today, I’m happy to welcome the University of Michigan to the Global EIR network. Applications are now open to become a Global Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Michigan’s Economic Growth Institution (EGI).

@altgate » Blog Archive » 2009 Startup Executive Compensation.

Altgate

I’ve mentioned this survey several times before, but this time I bring news of the 2009 survey opening to participants. I think the 2009 data will be very interesting as it will reflect the effects of the overall economy as well as provide global comparisons.

Story Behind “The Secret History” Part III: The Most Important.

Steve Blank

The “Good” Student » 14 Responses Shane Rogers , on April 6, 2009 at 1:37 pm Said: The names of ‘secret’ customers is funny. Reply Bill , on April 7, 2009 at 12:09 pm Said: Interesting how much influence the military has had on our technology industry.

Global EIR and Silicon Valley Bank Funding Match

Feld Thoughts

Today Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) announced their support for Global EIR , a cause for which I care deeply. As you may know, over breakfast in 2015 Jeff Bussgang and I launched Global EIR with the hope of advancing the startup visa effort on a local and state level after it stalled in Congress.

Starting up for a social good – The Feast Kitchen Event 2009

Eric Friedman

On October 2nd 2009 I will be participating in an event called The Feast Kitchen where startups will get to present their ideas for social good. These are companies (some non-profit some for profit) trying to make the world a better place.

2010 VC Funding Outlook for Startups – Prepare for Winter (Part 3/3)

Both Sides of the Table

In the first post in this three part series I described why I believe the VC market froze between September 2008 – April 2009. Unemployment continues to rise – Unemployment as of September 2009 is 9.7% The IMF just raised its global growth forecast from 2.5%

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Times Square Strategy Session – Web Startups and Customer Development

Steve Blank

Reply Nivi , on November 16, 2009 at 9:47 am Said: Great stuff. Reply steveblank , on November 16, 2009 at 10:59 am Said: Nivi, Thanks for the thoughtful comments. steve Nivi , on November 16, 2009 at 12:38 pm Said: Thanks kindly for your reply.

Durant Versus Sloan – Part 1

Steve Blank

automotive industry grew to become one of the drivers of the global economy. How Fake Luxury Conquered The World: [link] Reply Twitter Trackbacks for Durant Versus Sloan – Part 1 « Steve Blank [steveblank.com] on Topsy.com , on October 1, 2009 at 3:33 pm Said: [.]

Lies Entrepreneurs Tell Themselves « Steve Blank

Steve Blank

Epitaph for an Entrepreneur » 43 Responses Michael Curry 2.0 , on June 15, 2009 at 5:27 am Said: You are rapidly becoming one of my favorite writers about entrepreneurship and start-ups. Reply Khuram , on June 15, 2009 at 7:59 am Said: Well, im not married, but certainly i’ve tried to be mindful of this whenever speaking to a suitor, and i was always so keen to build my business up before i got married, but lord knows how long that will take.

What We Must Learn from Asia

Both Sides of the Table

It is a global world – I plan to make sure I’m tapped into Europe, Israel and increasingly Asia to know what trends I can look for here in California. I run a monthly meeting called the VCA that represents the majority of Southern California venture capital firms.

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2009 Predictions: What Sayeth the Maestro?

Seeing Both Sides

At the end of the article, he points out that, to date, there has been $7 trillion in global sovereign credit pumped into the system ($1 trilion presumably from the US, which doesn't include the additional $1 trillion stimulus planned).

Embrace Losing

Both Sides of the Table

We felt this was a marquee account and one that would help us take our collaboration tool global as Thames owned assets all over the world. This is part of my ongoing series on Start-up Lessons that I learned from founding two companies. I HATE LOSING. I hate it. I really, really, really hate it. It chaps my hide. It rips at my core. I don’t get over it easily. I lose sleep. I fucking hate losing. I think about it for months, often years. But I embrace losing.

Lessons Learned: Please teach kids programming, Mr. President

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Sunday, February 22, 2009 Please teach kids programming, Mr. President Of course, what I really mean is: let them teach themselves. February 22, 2009 5:54 PM CapnCleaver said. February 22, 2009 10:14 PM Aleks said. March 4, 2009 9:46 AM Jeff said.

Israeli VC Funds Struggled to Raise in 2009

VC Cafe

T he latest IVC report shows that Israeli VC funds were able to raise only $229 million in 2009 , a staggering 72% less than $803 million raised in 2008 and the third lowest amount raised per annum in the last decade.

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Embrace technical debt

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Wednesday, July 29, 2009 Embrace technical debt Financial debt plays an important and positive role in our economy under normal conditions. Once we can see opportunities for truly global efficiency gains, all that remains is to ensure our team actually makes room for those investments. Very much appreciate the suggested solutions (Five Why's, split testing etc) July 29, 2009 6:24 AM Kevin Gadd said. July 29, 2009 6:57 AM Heiner Wolf said.

Lessons Learned: Don't launch

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Friday, March 13, 2009 Dont launch Heres a common question I get from startups, especially in the early stages: when should we launch? March 13, 2009 1:50 PM dan simard said. March 13, 2009 2:14 PM Alan Pinstein said. Alan March 13, 2009 2:18 PM alon said. March 13, 2009 6:20 PM alon said. Aslong as you stay real March 13, 2009 6:23 PM R. March 13, 2009 7:32 PM Torley said. March 13, 2009 7:53 PM J5Freedom said.

Keynote Speech at the Global Security Challenge, Chicago, September 22

Pascal's View

I will be the keynote speaker at the America Midwest Regional Final competition of the Global Security Challenge (GSC) on September 22nd in Chicago. This event is part of a global competition to deliver innovative solutions to pressing cybersecurity problems. The GSC Security Summit 2009, which will be held November 13 in London, will see the culmination of the six regional finals held around the world in September and October.

Analysis Ninjas: Move Beyond The Top Ten. Find Love (/Insights).

Occam's Razor

Why keep reporting the top ten keywords on you Executive Management Global KPI Dashboard? You know what is the one thing stopping you from finding truly actionable insights from your web data? Web analytics gems lie deep in the data and we spend our lives looking at the top ten rows of data.

Lessons Learned: Continuous deployment and continuous learning

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Tuesday, February 10, 2009 Continuous deployment and continuous learning At long last, some of the actual implementers of the advanced systems we built at IMVU for rapid deployment and rapid response are starting to write about it.

Cracking The Code: Apple Introduces Revolutionary New Laptop.

Cracking the Code

Wednesday, January 07, 2009. Happy New Year 2009 and thank you for your continued readership! ▼ 2009. (9). Global warming: a plague for humanity? Global Warning! Cracking The Code.

Global Nuances of Startup Compensation

Altgate

 I'm not aware of any comparable study like this in the US (let alone globally) so I suspect we'll learn a lot from the results.

Cracking The Code: Building Your SaaS Sales Compensation Plan

Cracking the Code

Thursday, January 22, 2009. ▼ 2009. (9). Global warming: a plague for humanity? Global Warning! Cracking The Code. Thoughts from a Venture Capitalist on Software, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Cloud Computing, Internet and more.

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The Googlization of IT

BeyondVC

In addition, large global companies can have these nodes accessible to anyone anywhere in what we call the Enterprise Data Cloud. In today's world and without the enterprise data cloud initiative I can tell you that running new queries in a global organization is an expensive and time consuming task of replicating data, creating data marts, running the processes, etc that can take months to get going and days to run reports.

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What would you want to tell Washington DC about startups?

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Tuesday, September 8, 2009 What would you want to tell Washington DC about startups? So heres my simple question: What do folks in Washington need to know about the global community of entrepreneurs? Id like to see if we can come up with policy suggestions, concerns, or questions that might promote entrepreneurship generally - and globally. September 8, 2009 6:12 PM Geoff Hsaid. September 8, 2009 6:25 PM dbsaid.

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International tour about to begin

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Monday, September 14, 2009 International tour about to begin For my international readers: are you in Washington DC, Paris, Barcelona, London, Amsterdam, Malmo, or even Oulu, Finland? September 15, 2009 7:24 AM Mikesaid. September 18, 2009 12:21 PM max said. Max September 23, 2009 12:01 PM no Barcelona?said. Towards a new entrepreneurship ▼ 2009 (88) ► December (4) Continuous deployment for mission-critical applica.

Brave New Consumerism

Eric Friedman

While the new consumer might be more demanding and more critical, they are also far more helpful than has ever been allowed on a global scale. Guest post from my friend Scott Sigel see more posts from Scott. I wasn’t exactly a model student. There were a few occasions in high school and amidst my university days in DC when I might have evoked my inner Bueller and taken a day off.

Fighting an Asymmetrical Cyber War– Why We Need to Take A Different Approach

Pascal's View

With 17% or less of the global semiconductor fabrication infrastructure physically in the U.S.,

Cracking The Code: United Breaks Guitar and more!

Cracking the Code

Friday, July 10, 2009. ▼ 2009. (9). Global warming: a plague for humanity? Global Warning! Cracking The Code. Thoughts from a Venture Capitalist on Software, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Cloud Computing, Internet and more. United Breaks Guitar and more!

Boring is good: A global view of the housing bubble

Fred Destin

Unusually for me, a short post on property on the back of this great illustrative graph from McKinseyQuarterly. These graphs are general to the point of being useless and regional differences remain stark.

Proposed International Tax Reform Carries Serious Negative Unintended Consequences for U.S. Companies and Damages U.S. Global Competitiveness

Pascal's View

We must stop damaging America’s global competitiveness. The accounting firm KPMG recently issued a public policy alert with respect to new international tax regulations that were introduced in May for Congressional consideration. According to the report: Under existing U.S. tax rules, companies may defer paying taxes at rates as high as 35 percent on most types of foreign profits so long as that money remains invested overseas.

ITSEF Video: How Global Competition Has Changed and the Critical Role of Venture Capital in America’s Growth Economy

Pascal's View

Global Competition and the Critical Role of Venture Capital in America’s Growth Economy. Dr. Curtis Carlson, President and CEO of SRI International, speaking on the panel with Dr. Gururaj “Desh” Deshpande, Chairman Sparta Group, LLC and Lesa Mitchell, VP Advancing Innovation, Kauffman Foundation, at the IT Security Entrepreneurs’ Forum held at Stanford University on March 18, 2009.

Be Careful What You Wish For…

Pascal's View

Again, the facts show that small growth company IPO’s can grow into global powerhouses– the IPOs of Applied Materials, Adobe , Dell , Intel , Symantec , BMC , Computer Associates , EA , EMC , Fiserv , Intuit , Net App , Oracle , Paychex , Western Digital , Xilinx , and Yahoo!

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Book Short: Innovation and Discipline

OnlyOnce

The Puritan Gift ends on a hopeful note about restoring America's leadership in global industry by returning to our Puritan roots. Book Short: Innovation and Discipline The Puritan Gift , by Kenneth and William Hopper, is a bit of a mixed bag.

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Business Week Report on “Radical Future of R&D” Misses Critical Capital Markets Link in Innovation Ecosystem

Pascal's View

The cover story of the September 7 issue of Business Week reports on the “ Radical Future of R&D “, focusing on the internationalization of research and development led by global corporations such as IBM and Hewlett Packard.

Join the lean startup discussion at Facebook on Thursday

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Tuesday, June 23, 2009 Join the lean startup discussion at Facebook on Thursday I recently agreed to join Facebook s fbFund incubator as a mentor. Towards a new entrepreneurship ▼ 2009 (88) ► December (4) Continuous deployment for mission-critical applica. Part of that includes giving a presentation for the fbFund companies on the lean startup methodology.

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Cracking The Code: New SaaS 13 Index: Welcome to LogMeIn.

Cracking the Code

Tuesday, November 10, 2009. On the IPO front, LogMeIn made the news, being one of the few tech IPO on the NASDAAQ in 2009. ▼ 2009. (9). Global warming: a plague for humanity? Global Warning! Cracking The Code.

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Cracking The Code: Cloudonomics and 2010 Planning for your.

Cracking the Code

Tuesday, December 01, 2009. ▼ 2009. (9). Global warming: a plague for humanity? Global Warning! Cracking The Code. Thoughts from a Venture Capitalist on Software, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Cloud Computing, Internet and more.

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Cracking The Code: Impact of the recession on SaaS.

Cracking the Code

Friday, October 09, 2009. ▼ 2009. (9). Global warming: a plague for humanity? Global Warning! Cracking The Code. Thoughts from a Venture Capitalist on Software, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Cloud Computing, Internet and more.

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Cracking The Code: Unveilling of the Bessemer's 10 laws of Cloud.

Cracking the Code

Tuesday, November 10, 2009. ▼ 2009. (9). Global warming: a plague for humanity? Global Warning! Cracking The Code. Thoughts from a Venture Capitalist on Software, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Cloud Computing, Internet and more.

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Cracking The Code: Bessemer Venture Partners Expands BVP VII.

Cracking the Code

Friday, February 27, 2009. New Capital Earmarked for Global High-Growth Investments LARCHMONT, N.Y., About Bessemer Venture Partners: Bessemer Venture Partners is a global investment group with offices in Silicon Valley, Boston, New York, Mumbai, and Tel Aviv. 2009 Bessemer Venture Partners. ▼ 2009. (9). Global warming: a plague for humanity? Global Warning! Cracking The Code.

Thoughts on Innovation and Competitiveness– From Aeschylus to (Norman) Augustine

Pascal's View

In 2007 the National Academies published an important essay by Norman Augustine , former CEO of Lockheed Martin and a deep thinker on America's slipping global competitiveness, titled "Is America Falling Off the Flat Earth?" "   This brief monograph is required reading for anyone seeking facts about how America's global competitiveness is declining– as well as clear recommendations for the way forward. 

What is the World's Largest Fraud?

Altgate

Posted on January 28, 2009 by fnazeeri Hint: it’s not Bernie Madoff.