Globalization

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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.

Startup Metrics for Pirates: SeedCamp 2009 (Sept 2009, London.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Main | GeeksOnaPlane @ Ignite Paris (Brady Forrest) » Wednesday, September 23, 2009 Startup Metrics for Pirates: SeedCamp 2009 (Sept 2009, London) Same old shit , just a different day (+ 1-2 new slides, not much tho): Startup Metrics for Pirates (SeedCamp, Sept 2009) View more documents from Dave McClure. Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure.

Startup Weekend Tokyo & GeeksOnaPlane Japan (Dec 2009) - Master of.

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Startup Metrics That Matter (FoWA London, Oct 2009) - Master of.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Posted by Dave on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 06:12 PM in Conferences & Events , Geeks, Tech, Startups | Permalink Technorati Tags : dave mcclure , fowa , london , pirates , startup metrics Digg This | Save to del.icio.us

The 2009 TechFellow Awards: The Envelope, Please. - Master of.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. 2009 TechFellow Awards Photos by davemc500hats Thanks to everyone who helped us pull together the first inaugural TechFellow Awards (2009).

Global EIR and Silicon Valley Bank Funding Match

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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.

Startup2Startup April 2009 with Steve Blank & Eric Ries - Master.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Posted by Dave on Friday, May 01, 2009 at 05:14 PM in Geeks, Tech, Startups | Permalink Digg This | Save to del.icio.us Posted by: Caroline Barlerin | Sunday, May 03, 2009 at 11:10 PM The comments to this entry are closed.

Startup Metrics for Pirates (Startonomics Beijing, June 2009.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Main | Geeks On A Wall » Thursday, June 11, 2009 Startup Metrics for Pirates (Startonomics Beijing, June 2009) Here is current " Startup Metrics for Pirates " presentation which i'll be giving at Startonomics Beijing :  Startup Metrics for Pirates (Startonomics Beijing, June 2009) View more OpenOffice presentations from Dave Mcclure.

Consumer Web Platforms: Apps & Customer Acquisition (TieCon 2009.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. & a Crapload of Revenue   (May 2008) Successful Platforms Have 3 Things:  Features, Users, Money  (Nov 08)  Posted by Dave on Friday, May 15, 2009 at 10:21 AM in Geeks, Tech, Startups | Permalink Technorati Tags : facebook , google , myspace , platforms , social networks , tiecon , twitter Digg This | Save to del.icio.us

Global VC Blog Directory – Ranked By # of Google Reader Subscribers (Sept 2009)

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Click Here for the updated Q409 version: Global Venture Capital (VC) Blog Directory – Ranked By Monthly Uniques (Q409). The Global VC Blog Directory (# of Subs). This is an old version of the VC Blog Directory. Guy Kawasaki, Garage Technology Ventures, How To Change The World (24,356). Fred Wilson, Union Square Ventures, A VC (21,881). Paul Graham, YCombinator, Paul Graham: Essays (16,721). Bill Gurley, Benchmark Capital, Above The Crowd (8,897).

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

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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.

2009 Redux

Will Price

As I think back on 2009, I am struck by a few observations. In a global panic, bearings are not possible and decision makers went into paralysis and they scrambled to reorient themselves and to know which was up and which way was down. Accordingly, the land of start-ups began 2009 with no sense of future direction and free from data points to help suggest a rosy tomorrow would dawn.

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The World is Flat #1: How Sole Bicycles Went Global

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Blog

How does one “go global?” Thomas Friedman’s book The World Is Flat showed us how our businesses are becoming global. Here are the top 10 factors leading to globalization according to the WikiSummary of Friedman’s book: List of Ten Forces. So is going global really that great?

Times Square Strategy Session – Web Startups and Customer Development

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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.

US Platforms & Social Networking (Startonomics Tokyo, June 2009.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « The 2009 TechFellow Awards: The Envelope, Please. Overview of US Platforms & Social Networking (Startonomics Tokyo, June 2009) View more OpenOffice presentations from Dave Mcclure. Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III.

Cool Down Global Warming

Visions from a Visionary

Global warming is a very serious problem that still hasn't received the necessary attention it should get. There has been a lot of controversy regarding the legitimacy of global warming due to the Climategate emails that have surfaced. Tags: Global Warming

LAST CHANCE for GeeksOnaPlane DC/Europe 2009: Countdown in 7 days.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. A Silicon Valley Success Story » Thursday, September 10, 2009 LAST CHANCE for GeeksOnaPlane DC/Europe 2009: Countdown in 7 days. GeeksOnaPlane DC/EU 2009 View more documents from Dave McClure. TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference LAST CHANCE for GeeksOnaPlane DC/Europe 2009: Countdown in 7 days.

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Your SOLUTION is Not My PROBLEM - Master of 500 Hats

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Posted by: Jan Schultink | Friday, October 02, 2009 at 09:15 PM Whenever I would pitch Sanford Dickert an idea, he would always interrupt me and say: "What problem are you trying to solve?"

Lies Entrepreneurs Tell Themselves « Steve Blank

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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.

Startup Metrics for Pirates & KILL A FEATURE! (FoWA London, Oct.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. » Friday, October 02, 2009 Startup Metrics for Pirates & KILL A FEATURE! FoWA London, Oct 2009) Decided to do a different riff on my usual Startup Metrics for Pirates talk at FOWA London 2009.  "   Slides below: Startup Metrics for Pirates (FOWA London, Oct 2009) View more presentations from Dave McClure.

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: [.]

Startup Metrics for Pirates: FOWA/Miami (Feb 2009) - Master of 500.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. » Tuesday, February 24, 2009 Startup Metrics for Pirates: FOWA/Miami (Feb 2009) so i'm just re-arranging deck chairs here, i know. With no further ado, my talk from the Future of Web Apps (Miami, Feb 2009) : Startup Metrics for Pirates (FOWA/Miami, Feb 2009) View more presentations from Dave McClure. Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure.

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Great Entrepreneurs are PASSIONATE about Customers & Products, NOT.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Posted by: John | Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 01:00 PM That article is bang on. Cheers Posted by: Scott | Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 07:30 AM What a great way with words you have!

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).

Startup 2.0 talk at Canada National Angel Summit conf - Master of.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. » Wednesday, October 14, 2009 Startup 2.0 talk at Canada National Angel Summit conf Slides from my keynote tonight at the 2009 Canada National Angel Summit conf: Startup 2.0: SHOW YOUR SUPPORT for Startup Visa Act of 2010: Startup2Startup.com 500 Slides How to Pitch a VC (aka Startup Viagra) Startup Metrics for Pirates (Oct 2009) Startup 2.0:

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Silicon Valley Angel Investing and Incubation 2.0 (Hong Kong.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Ill be speaking about angel investing & incubator programs in Silicon Valley, and my experiences managing the FF Angel seed investing program ($2M US, 2009) and fbFund REV incubator program ($850K US, 2009).

How to Pitch a VC (aka Startup Viagra: How to Give a VC a Hard-On.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Posted by Dave on Saturday, March 21, 2009 at 12:16 PM in Venture Capital & Startup Finance | Permalink Technorati Tags : dave.mcclure , pitch , PresentationCampSF , startup , VC Digg This | Save to del.icio.us

Gordon Gekko 2.0: Flipping is GOOD. (aka Memo to Jason Fried.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. FoWA London, Oct 2009) | Main | Glenn Kelman has some good reasons i might be wrong » Sunday, October 04, 2009 Gordon Gekko 2.0: Posted by: John Stack | Monday, October 12, 2009 at 07:26 AM Love it.

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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US Startup Investment Market Overview (Startonomics Tokyo, June.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « US Platforms & Social Networking (Startonomics Tokyo, June 2009) | Main | Baka Gaijin.

The Faces, the *FACES*. it's *ALL* about the Motherf**king FACES.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Fun in Functional 2009 View more OpenOffice presentations from amyjokim. Posted by: dave mcclure | Wednesday, June 03, 2009 at 09:32 AM I was completely joking about the colors and fonts btw.

What Makes an Entrepreneur? Perspiration (6/11)

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It stood for “Sleep is the Enemy.&# I honestly believe that in this hyper-connected global economy where technology has leveled the playing field it is unfortunately what it takes to be number 1. This is part of my new series on what makes an entrepreneur successful.

Hard Out Here for a [Web 2.0] Pimp. - Master of 500 Hats

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Keep Pimpin' Posted by: Kelly Tirman | Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 12:45 PM LMAO! Posted by: Curtis Drafton | Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 10:40 PM you are last world freak dave.really i love if man.

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Miniature City - Master of 500 Hats

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. SHOW YOUR SUPPORT for Startup Visa Act of 2010: Startup2Startup.com 500 Slides How to Pitch a VC (aka Startup Viagra) Startup Metrics for Pirates (Oct 2009) Startup 2.0:

Become a Web 2.0 Metrics Jedi: Using Product & Marketing Metrics.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « How to Pitch a VC (aka Startup Viagra: How to Give a VC a Hard-On) | Main | Do Re Mi (Antwerp) » Friday, April 03, 2009 Become a Web 2.0

Best VC Blog Posts – June 12, 2009

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The posts were made by VCs covered in the Global VC Blog Directory and were made in the last 2 weeks or so. This is the second installment of the Best VC Blog Posts which I aim to do bi-weekly. I think a more accurate title should be my favorite VC blog posts. Maybe I’ll change it next time. Without further ado, in no particular order: Will Apple Make An Actual Television? Bill Gurley, Benchmark Capital. Singularity: rise of the ignorant e-commerce geniuses. Fred Destin, Atlas Venture.

Startup 2.0: A Silicon Valley Success Story - Master of 500 Hats

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « LAST CHANCE for GeeksOnaPlane DC/Europe 2009: Countdown in 7 days. » Friday, September 18, 2009 Startup 2.0:

Thinking About Thinking: Most Popular Blog Posts – November 2009

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Here it goes: Global VC Blog Directory (16,349). I’m coming up on the six month anniversary of this blog, Thinking About Thinking. I’ve written 54 posts in that time, so about 2 per week. This blog was named after my favorite class in college – which was a multidisciplinary class on philosophy, science, and law.

Favorite VC Blog Posts – June 26, 2009

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The VCs covered are those in the Global VC Blog Directory. Once again, my favorite VC blog posts of the last couple weeks. It seemed to be a lighter couple weeks of blogging – clearly the summer is upon us. In no particular order: The Heart of the Matter. Mark Solon, Highway 12 Ventures (med device VCs really do cool stuff). Geeks Linked To Business = Success. Rick Segal, JLA Ventures (wish all of my companies thought this way).

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fbFund REV: Our Summer of Social Startups - Master of 500 Hats

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Join GeeksOnaPlane for DC (9/18-19) & Europe (9/21-10/2) | Main | LAST CHANCE for GeeksOnaPlane DC/Europe 2009: Countdown in 7 days.

Smartphone market update – Q4 2009

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Startup Musings Life in the Boston high-tech startup landscape Blog About Elaine Chen « iPhone, FINALLY Top smartphone articles from last week » Smartphone market update – Q4 2009 Published February 8, 2010 mobile Leave a Comment Tags: analyst reports , iPhone , mobile , Motorola , nokia , RIM Analysts in the mobile space have been putting out copious updates with Q4 2009 data. Global Mobile Phone Shipments Rise 11.3%

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.

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

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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.