How to Get Your Employees to Give You Their Billion-Dollar Ideas

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It''s easy to talk about the need to innovate, create new ideas , and build new avenues of revenue, but if your employees aren''t submitting ideas, it may mean they are holding on to them. If people are hoarding their best innovations, you''ll need to change your company''s culture.

Global Spending on Mobile Advertising To Reach $18 Billion in 2014

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Although video ads will experience the highest growth as a result of wider adoption of tablets, display ads will generate the most revenue from advertisers, the report says. Gartner, which is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, predicts global mobile ad spending will increase to $41.9

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How to Kickstart Your Company's Idea Market

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So far, the program has generated more than 50 ideas, 15 of which have been launched--and now account for 20 percent of the company''s total revenue. The system (patent and trademark pending) is already installed in some 300 school buses in Rhode Island and Connecticut.

When DIY Is A Terrible Idea

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The Tax Foundation, a tax policy research organization, found that the total number of words in the Internal Revenue Code & Regulations grew from 1.39 For instance, California and Connecticut set the 28 th as their deadline while Maine goes with the 15 th of every month.

Fail To Plan, Plan To Fail: Designing An Implementation Process

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A good implementation plan will include expense and revenue streams. The other half is the revenue generation and cash flow processes that need to take place before implementation. In other words, where are you going to generate revenue and sell your product? by Lewis Robinson.

7 Companies Older Than America

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Field View Farm was established by the Hine family in Orange, Connecticut, in 1639. In the late 1990s, the farm suffered a "devastating barn fire," but continues to earn additional revenue through the family's trucking operation, Field View Farm Transportation Inc.

The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

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If failure is defined as failing to see the projected return on investment—say, a specific revenue growth rate or date to break even on cash flow—then more than 95% of start-ups fail, based on Mr. Ghoshs research. Connecticut. Connecticut. Facebook. Twitter. WSJ Live. WSJ Live. MarketWatch. MarketWatch. Barrons. Barrons. AllThingsDigital. AllThingsDigital. Factiva. Factiva. BigCharts. Financial News. Professor Journal. SmartMoney. Student Journal.

A Win for California's Chef Entrepreneurs

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The new provision permits California DIY cooks to sell their “non-hazardous” food wares to restaurants and grocery stores for gross annual revenue of up to $35,000 in 2013.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Incubators Are Reaching Out To 1M/1M

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In the Q&A, Bill Gordon introduced himself as one of the principals of the Stamford Innovation Center, an incubator being formed in Connecticut. After hosting three live roundtables and being on stage for six to seven hours a day last month during my trip to Pune , I almost lost my voice.

America's Coolest College Start-ups 2012

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One year later the design firm, which tackles everything from putting a presentation together to presentation strategy workshops, has brought in $75,000 in revenue. Currently a senior at the University of Southern California, Morris has seen $30,000 in revenue since its launch.

It's Not Just Twitter. Why IPOs Are Back

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billion, according to Kathleen Smith, principal at Renaissance Capital in Greenwich, Connecticut. FireEye Milpitas, California Revenue: $62 million Valuation: $1.25 million in the first half of 2013, despite a doubling in revenue. Revenue more than doubled last year.

1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Ownership Matters

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And Bill Gordon, who is working on pulling together the Stamford Innovation Center in Connecticut with Patty Meagher and Ed Petner, emailed me, saying: "We have spent a week going through your curriculum.

Alekstra To Disrupt Everything You Hate About Your Mobile Carrier

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Alekstra was founded in 2006, and after their fourth year they were cash-flow positive and turning a good revenue. Alekstra now has about 12 large customers onboard, such as McDonalds, G4S, the state of Connecticut, and others. The mobile industry has aggregate revenues of 1.5 A Finnish company is quietly laying the groundwork to disrupt a trillion dollar industry by providing better services for only 10% of the cost.

Smaller Companies Seek Super Bowl Ad Boost

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The online jobs portal, which was founded in Chicago in 1995 by Rob McGowan, earned nearly $600 million in revenue in 2010, according to the latest data available. The commercial marks the real end to Shatner's 14-years as the Connecticut company's spokesman. Is $3.5

The Smart Grid Debacle and What to Do about It

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utilities earn revenue in the form of a regulated return on capital invested, i.e. the physical assets they’ve deployed in the field – including smart meters. Scroll down to the financials and you’ll find $422 million in deferred revenue. Found at stopsmartmeters.org.

Hard Lessons in Modern Lending

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Revenue at JBC Technologies--a Cleveland-based die cutter that makes products as diverse as materials used in electronics and small components for automobiles--had plunged 40 percent when the recession hit. After the financial crisis, banks had to reduce risk.

Serving Greens for Green: The Little Salad Shop

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Choinski and Tekin project to earn $600,000 in gross revenue this year and be completely out of the black by the end of next month. Seven of the shop’s 12 employees are Yale students and two are from nearby Southern Connecticut State University.

Event Recap: Bricks and Mortar's Big E-Commerce Opportunity

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Terrence Kellemen of Dynomighty , based in Brooklyn's Dumbo, and New York based Gotham Dream Cars CEO, Noah Lehmann-Haupt shared two amazing success stories with the business owners of the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut community.

Dynamic strategy and the end of competitive advantage. Rita McGrath, Business of Software 2014

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Today, Fugi employees over 80,000 people, its revenues last year were 27 billion dollars, its number 400 on Fortune’s list of the top 1000 firms. And I found that 8% of the companies were able to do it for revenue, 4% for net income. Is sustainable competitive advantage dead?

Top Social Media Measurement and Tracking Tools

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Can a Smartphone-Based Ultrasound Raise $4 Million?

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Myles Greenberg | General partner | CHL Medical Partners |Stamford, Connecticut Security is Critical I'm concerned about security, both on the device and when data is transmitted into the cloud. Can Your Phone Do This?

Report: Indeed.com Sells for $1 Billion

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The company, based in Stamford, Connecticut, declined to comment on the size of the acquistion, but the price tag is reportedly between $750 million and $1 billion. He adds that Indeed has been profitable since 2007, and has undergone 100% year-to-year revenue growth over the past three years.

Naughty Can Be Nice for These Businesses

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Risque Businesses Good Clean Love employs a handful of people, has been around for 10 years and has doubled revenues over the past year alone. In Connecticut there''s a burgeoning community of new and old businesses catering to the gay community.

Another Hard Lesson in Modern Lending

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Last month, as part of pretrial discovery, Moyal and his attorneys found out that the lender, a subsidiary of Bridgeport, Connecticut-based People''s United Bank, had already received the $200,000 back--months before the bank sued Moyal. billion; MLP, a subsidiary of RM Machinery, is privately held and does not disclose revenue.) Annual revenue has fallen from a peak of $35 million to a projected $10 million this year.

Growth & Arrogance vs. The Power of a Customer Centric Culture | Art Papas, Bullhorn | BoS USA 2015

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In this talk, Art Papas shares his journey as founder and CEO of Bullhorn – a company that has grown extremely rapidly to more than 500 employees and nearly $100 million in revenue. And then I changed management compensation and I said forget bookings, revenue and any other metrics. So Leslie, I ended up going down to Stanford, Connecticut, spending 2 days with her. From growth arrogance to customer-centric culture Art Papas, CEO, Bullhorn.

Episode 14: Be Your Own Boss, Restaurant Owners, and Friendliest Cities for Businesses | The Bcast

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Big Money for Cheap Legal Services

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Traditional lawyers may not like it, but venture capitalists are pouring money into one of the last industries to commit commoditization on the web," Fred Ury of business law firm Ury & Moskow told The Connecticut Law Tribune.

Inc Business Owners Council

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magazine, The Council offers its members a productive environment to find the answers they are looking for to help them reach their next level of success CURRENT COUNCIL CHAPTERS Greater New York Includes New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Members of The Council own at least 10% of a privately-held company with annual revenues of more than $2 million. Business owners whose companies have more than $10 million in revenues participate in a separate tier of membership."

Professional Marketplaces - the vc in me. - Typepad

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 These platforms enable consumers to have fun and become video hosts or programmers to broadcast live video and generate a following (and hopefully advertising revenue!) - reverbnation - sites like this help you manage the un-business of playing music in a band. Air Quality Control is saving lives in Colorado,Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut by installing radon gas mitigation, remediation, and abatement systems. the vc in me. Welcome!

The Nation’s Top Young Entrepreneurs

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David Conway of Wilton, Connecticut : Mr. Conway is the founder of CoolCash Coins , ( www.coolcashcoins.com) a coin appraisal business. Cool Cash Coins’ client base continues to grow, and David continues to generate income by investing company revenue into stocks and precious metals.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – June 2012 Edition

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Stanley is headquartered in New Britain, Connecticut, USA. Paradigm, which employs 700 people, with its R&D centered in Israel, is estimated to have annual revenues of about $200 million, and claims 700 customers in 25 countries around the world, including France’s Total and Russia’s Gazprom.

Finding Your Co-Founders

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In my case, I grew up in Connecticut and spent a fair amount of time in New York – all the while trying to start companies, relatively unsuccessfully. Expand ONLY when you have generated enough revenue to keep you alive 2 years from today.

From Nothing To Something. How To Get There.

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Richard Williams I finally get it, it’s really simple: 1) Go to a prep school somewhere in Connecticut 2) Work your way into Yale 3) Grab an MBA from Stanford 4) Pick up an easy job doing M&A 5) Come up with a brilliant idea to combine IM services onto a website 6) Convince a few folks to build you a prototype 7) Simply raise $37m from VCs 8) End up writing a guest article for Techcrunch about your tumultuous journey to the top 9) … 10) Profit?

NFIB and Visa Inc. Announce 2010 “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” Winner

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David Conway of Wilton, Connecticut: Mr. Conway is the founder of CoolCash Coins, ( www.coolcashcoins.com ) a coin appraisal business. Cool Cash Coins’ client base continues to grow, and David continues to generate income by investing company revenue into stocks and precious metals. NFIB and Visa Inc. Announce 2010 “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” Winner. Four Additional Teen Business Owners Capture National Award. In Recognition of their Entrepreneurial Achievements .

Private Fund Adviser Regulation Under The Dodd-Frank Act

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One state that many private fund advisers that are not eligible to register with the SEC will find themselves needing to register with is Connecticut, which requires registration of investment advisers who either have a place of business in Connecticut (regardless of the number of Connecticut clients), or have more than five Connecticut clients (regardless of the advisers' geographic location). By Attorneys at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP Jeffrey E. Tabak?, David E.

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