Open Source Entrepreneurship

Steve Blank

If you’re building a startup, the Startup Tools tab on the top of this page has curated links to hundreds of startup resources. The Slides/Video tab on the top of this page has all the open source course material for my classes. One of the great things about being a retired entrepreneur is that I get to give back to the community that helped me.

Startup Tools: Free Software open Source Directory

VC Cafe

A ttempting to create a comprehensive list of free and open source tools will probably always remain ‘work in progress’ just for the sheer depth and breadth of the Internet. We tried to get started in VC Cafe’s Startup Resources page, sites like SourceForge and the Open Source Software Directory do a good job listing many of them, but this curated list from JISC is definitely a good addition. Open source. Open source.

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Startup Tools: Free Software open Source Directory

VC Cafe

A ttempting to create a comprehensive list of free and open source tools will probably always remain ‘work in progress’ just for the sheer depth and breadth of the Internet. We tried to get started in VC Cafe’s Startup Resources page, sites like SourceForge and the Open Source Software Directory do a good job listing many of them, but this curated list from JISC is definitely a good addition. Open source. Open source.

Startup Tools: Free Software open Source Directory

VC Cafe

Attempting to create a comprehensive list of free and open source tools will probably always remain ‘work in progress’ just for the sheer depth and breadth of the Internet. We tried to get started in VC Cafe’s Startup Resources page, sites like SourceForge and the Open Source Software Directory do a good job listing many of them, but this curated list from JISC is definitely a good addition. Open source. Open source.

Startup Tools: Free Software open Source Directory

VC Cafe

A ttempting to create a comprehensive list of free and open source tools will probably always remain ‘work in progress’ just for the sheer depth and breadth of the Internet. We tried to get started in VC Cafe’s Startup Resources page, sites like SourceForge and the Open Source Software Directory do a good job listing many of them, but this curated list from JISC is definitely a good addition. Open source. Open source.

6 Things You Need to Know Today

Inc Startups

A roundup of the day''s news--curated by the Inc. While many companies rely on open-source software, few dedicate any time or resources to making sure it''s secure. editorial team--to help you and your business succeed.

6 Things You Need to Know Today

Inc Startups

A roundup of the day''s news--curated by the Inc. Business owners looking to open a satellite office might want to bear these population (and, thus, talent) trends in mind.-- editorial team to help you and your business succeed.

Benchmarking Cassandra Scalability on AWS - Over a million writes per second

techblog.netflix.com

We call the automation "Priam", after Cassandras father in Greek mythology, it runs in a separate Apache Tomcat JVM and we are in the process of removing Netflix specific code from Priam so that we can release it as an open source project later this year. Open positions at Netflix.

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5 Predictions for the Future of Your Business

Inc Startups

Everyone knows you can use crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter to raise money to record an album, open a store or complete an art project. The future will involve a more careful curation of data—a role third party groups like Find the Best will step into.

Personalized Recommendations at Etsy

Code as Craft

The MapReduce implementations of all these methods are now included in our open-source machine learning package “ Conjecture ” which was described in a previous post. Providing personalized recommendations is important to our online marketplace.

Meet the 5 Most Powerful Women in Gaming

Inc Startups

You''ll soon be able to pick up the Android and open source console in Amazon, Best Buy, Gamestop, and Target--and Uhrman hopes to produce a new version of the $99 product every year.

The Collaborative Web: Github is the New Flickr

This is going to be BIG.

As Flickr did for the social web and consumption models, Github uses an open, social design for all sorts collaborative models, like Docracy 's open source contact negotiation tools, GrabCAD for mechanical engineers, or K nowable for physical DIY projects. When the means of production were expensive and demand was hard to come by, people joined organizations to spread overhead cost among everyone and to gain a constant, centrally collected source of demand.

TEDxHouston 2011

Startup Houston

It was an overwhelming success due to the hard work and curation of the steering committee led by the team at Houston’s premier designshop Culture Pilot. The idea behind TED and open source version TEDx is that you put interesting people on stage talking about interesting ideas to an audience specifically chosen to be interested and you end up with a powerful energizing force. Last year, Houston was privileged to get its first TEDx event.

Findings is GitHub for Ideas

This is going to be BIG.

By combining my own words with passages from other sources, the collection becomes something more than just a file storage system. But that randomizing force is held in check by the fact that I have curated all these passages myself, which makes each individual connection far more likely to be useful to me in some way.". Github and other open source depositories, took what was otherwise a relatively solitary experience--coding--and opened it up.

How to Pick the Right Name for Your Business

mashable.com

Curated Commerce: How Retail Brands Can Cash in on the Latest Craze. At Left of the Dot Media (www.LeftoftheDot.com), we’re building businesses using generic domain names and what we’ve found is that doors open faster for partnerships, you get intrinsic trust from your potential customers, you get a distinct SEO boost, and higher click-thru rates on your paid search. Open Source Lists.

Startup Weekend: Entrepreneurship’s Democratizer

Inc Startups

Nager describes the business model as “controlled open source.” ” The processes of Startup Weekend is executed by a team of curators, which include trained facilitators who are certified to execute the program, and local organizers.

Venture Capitalists, Super Angels and the State of Startup Funding

mashable.com

It's a unique approach, and one we'd love to discuss with entrepreneurs and their investment sources. Auto-Tune the News" Curates: Our Fav.

HOW TO: Build an App for Your Small Business

mashable.com

This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum , where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. Auto-Tune the News" Curates: Our Fav.

Nine Webcasts to Learn From

Startup Lessons Learned

They did it all open-source, so from an ethos point of view it was opposite, and from an infrastructure point of view it was all cloud and modern like you would expect. And so they came to this idea if we had a playlist for kids that was really intuitive for them, that we could curate all these different resources so that kids could actually choose how they learn best. Guest post by Lisa Regan, writer for The Lean Startup Conference.

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What The Rails Security Issue Means For Your Startup

www.kalzumeus.com

For example, Redmine — an open source developer productivity tool — is commonly installed at individual companies. You can assume the attacker now has a copy of your source code, all credentials you have, all your databases, and all information you had like e.g. log files.

11 Trends in Web Logo Design

mashable.com

Especially apps such as Seesmic , a powerful web app dashboard for power users and the enterprise, and GitHub , an industry standard for source code hosting. Auto-Tune the News" Curates: Our Fav.

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11 Trends in Web Logo Design

mashable.com

Especially apps such as Seesmic , a powerful web app dashboard for power users and the enterprise, and GitHub , an industry standard for source code hosting. Auto-Tune the News" Curates: Our Fav.

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Venture Capitalists, Super Angels and the State of Startup Funding

mashable.com

It's a unique approach, and one we'd love to discuss with entrepreneurs and their investment sources. Auto-Tune the News" Curates: Our Fav.

Soundbites from the future

Start Up Blog

They have a willingness to ‘open source’. Particular niches will continue to pop up and be valuable because the content took time to digest and curate – like And now it’s in print. Some ‘C’s worth thinking about: - Create Content. - Connect through issues and passion. - Curate the world for the target audience. - Communities must be facilitated socially. - Competition – does your brand play games? - Context – think time, tone and place.

HOW TO: Connect with Other Entrepreneurs Online

mashable.com

This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum , where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. Dendory Wednesday 27, 2010 @ 1:15 am Or… open your Twitter client and follow the usual suspects?

Transcript of The Key to Success? Taking Care of Your Community

Duct Tape Marketing

He is the CEO of Rainmaker Digital, founder of Copyblogger, host of unemployable and curator of further. John Jantsch: Biggest source of stress for business owners today I think. Transcript of The Key to Success?

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TED Releases Educational Videos | Wired Campus | Disrupt Edu

Campus Entrepreneurship

TED is the latest to directly jump into the education market — offering something for those looking for online learning, open source edu, uncollege, hack edu, or any other angle on disrupting education. Within three months from now, a new video could appear each day, said Chris Anderson, TED’s curator, in a conference call with reporters late last week.To

Houston StartupDigest | Monday August 19th, 2013 Edition

Startup Houston

This new program brings talented researchers from the open source community to Houston for a month, where they work on projects related to tissue engineering and 3D printing under the direction of Rice professor Jordan Miller. This program is a novel combination of academic resources and open source contributors. Houston StartupDigest is curated by: Sarah Worthy. HoustonSD Archives. August 19, 2013. Subscribe to the Houston StartupDigest. Happy Monday!

Pick the Perfect Name for Your Startup

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Auto-Tune the News" Curates: Our Fav. Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Music Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip!

Marketing Platform Independence

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

WordPress itself is open source; Automattic (the company behind WordPress) couldn't kill off this community if they tried. Salesforce is one of the greatest, smartest curators of their ecosystem. Some startups die because their business model is platform-dependant.

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Social Networking (the Shorter Version) Past, Present, Future

Both Sides of the Table

asymmetry, real-time, curated RSS / link-sharing]. encouraging an open platform where 3rd parties can make lots of money]. There will be other layers including place information and open-source data. This blog post originally appeared in serialized form here on TechCrunch.

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Dharmesh Shah on Scaling Culture

Business of Software Blog

Registration is open now at the lowest rate ever – $1,500 – until the first speakers are announced for next year’s event in early January. So it’s like open source, like a GitHub might be, but it’s very academic.

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6 Ways to Recruit Talent for Startups

mashable.com

Pros: The site claims to be “the world’s BIGGEST source of small business clients.” Auto-Tune the News" Curates: Our Fav.

Incorporate Your Startup at the Right Time

mashable.com

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Incorporate Your Startup at the Right Time

mashable.com

Auto-Tune the News" Curates: Our Fav. Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Music Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip!

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Burnham's Beat: Don't Take Angel Investments From VCs

Burnham's Beat

The guys over at Venturehacks  have come up with an excellent idea to create a curated list of tech-focused angel investors.  Open Source. Open Source. Burnhams Beat. Articles on Technology and Finance. About Bill. Archived Posts. Blog Roll. IPO/M&A Lists. By Category. By Month. Recent Posts. Internet IPOs. Internet M&A. Software IPOs. Software M&A. Search This Blog. Subscribe to This Blog. RSS/ATOM Feed. Subscribe Via Email.

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Hacking Hardware with Etsy

Code as Craft

Our API gives access to Etsy listings and Etsy Treasuries— the member-curated item collections that appear on the Etsy homepage. Then, we built the game using Processing, an open-source programming language for graphics and animation.

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Want 250k€ to develop your media company?

ArcticStartup

While the event was held completely in Finnish leaving English speaking out of the equation at his point, the fantastic part of all this is that the competition is open to everyone, be it companies, individual people or non-Finnish citizens for that matter.