The Power of “In Person” – Why Distributed Teams are Less Effective

Both Sides of the Table

In the era of Skype, web conferencing tools and collaboration software conventional wisdom says that distributed startup teams can be just as effective as those that are in person. I don’t like distributed development teams in early stage businesses.

Welcoming Max Webster to the Version One team

Version One Ventures

In fact, he started his own consultancy, Entiende Bitcoin , to help Bitcoin companies develop and distribute products in emerging markets. He moved to Mexico not knowing a word of Spanish (but is now fluent). In August 2018, we set out to add a third member to our team.

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Max’s Investment Themes

Version One Ventures

Living in Mexico for ~5 years radically changed my view of our global financial system and who gets to participate in it. In Mexico, for example, research that a colleague and I conducted with Bitso shows that >70% of the population believes that the Peso will devalue, but only 10% have access to any financial product other than a local Peso savings account or physical USD (i.e. In my first post , I shared a bit about my worldview and values.

Should We Take Harvard MBAs Seriously as Startup Founders? [New Data]

View from Seed

As in all things startup-related, the distributions are not even. Going to business school and becoming a startup founder are often positioned as conflicting choices by the media and startup bloggers. Some go as far as stating, flat out, that MBAs don’t make for good founders.

How Cities Can Conserve Water With Pipeline Leak Detection Technology

YoungUpstarts

London, for example, loses approximately 26% of its daily supply to leakage while Mexico City loses approximately 35%. Monitor & Restrict Water Supply and Distribution.

Why I Doubled Down on YouTube Investments with MiTú

Both Sides of the Table

I have been saying privately for years now that I believe online video will evolve into fragmented distribution (my next online video post) and vertical production. So they began signing up Spanish-language content producers in Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico and so forth. They have production facilities in Mexico where they have been creating lower-cost video for traditional TV for many years and they pivoted this facility to producing for YouTube.

Five Reasons Every CEO Should Give Back On Giving Tuesday And Beyond

YoungUpstarts

My charity of choice this year is Corazón de Vida, a charity dedicated to helping the over 6,000 abandoned children living in the Northern Baja areas of Mexico. by Alex Dastmalchi, philanthropist and CEO of Dastmalchi, LLC.

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10 Key Risk Factors to Minimize for Startup Success

Startup Professionals Musings

The selection of an inappropriate pricing, marketing, or distribution strategy is a large potential risk. Evaluate your business and location for sensitivity to floods, hurricanes, and catastrophic pollution problems, like an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Ten High Risk Drivers Every Entrepreneur Faces

Startup Professionals Musings

The selection of an inappropriate pricing, marketing, or distribution strategy is a large potential risk. Evaluate your business and location for sensitivity to floods, hurricanes, and catastrophic pollution problems, like the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Why The Next Generation of Online Video Companies Will be Vertical

Both Sides of the Table

Mitu Network is the largest digital media company for Latinos in the US and also targeting Mexico and South America.

Furniture CEO Finds Balance between Success and Staying Grounded

Hearpreneur

OFM manufactures, distributes, and provides wholesale school furniture from their headquarters – North Carolina. We do some light manufacturing locally but the rest of our products are produced overseas and in Mexico. Furniture is big business no matter how you look at it.

Boulder Shouldn’t Municipalize Its Energy Utility System

Feld Thoughts

A municipal utility may be able to provide electricity that is cheaper or about as affordable as our current utility offers – or the city may waste millions of dollars trying, just as communities in Florida , California , and New Mexico have done recently. I’ve sat in the background and expressed my opinion privately on the energy utility municipalization issue in Boulder.

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Why the Navy Needs Disruption Now (part 1 of 2)

Steve Blank

The future is here it’s just distributed unevenly – Silicon Valley view of tech adoption. The threat is here it’s just distributed unevenly – A2/AD and the aircraft carrier. I just spent two days a hundred miles off the coast of Mexico aboard the U.S.S.

Ten Key Elements Make a Startup a Risky Business

Startup Professionals Musings

The selection of an inappropriate pricing, marketing, or distribution strategy is a large potential risk. Evaluate your business and location for sensitivity to floods, hurricanes, and catastrophic pollution problems, like the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Is This Mic On?: Capital Factory Members at #SXSW2018

Austin Startup

Finalists addressing issues such as storage, distribution, packaging, waste, and more, will compete for up to $50,000 in prizes. Casa Mexico is Mexico Tourism & the Mexican Government’s SXSW hub. All of Austin is getting ready for SXSW- and that means us too!

Dancing the Political Brand Equity Tango on Social Media

crowdSPRING Blog

Last week, the Trump campaign found itself in hot water over a graphic it distributed on social media comparing the security threat of an increased refugee population on American soil to a bowl of Skittles with three poisoned candies in the mix.

Facebook Acquires Israel’s Snaptu For an Estimated $60-70 Million

VC Cafe

These two deals are significant, and suggest that Facebook didn’t just buy an app - Snaptu is a mobile platform and a distribution channel for emerging markets with low smartphone penetration, where the users use their mobile phones as their main access device to the Internet.

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Unlimited Wealth from One Simple Method

Mike Michalowicz

You would control the product, processing and distribution. You could leave this boring old coastal village and move to Mexico City, then Los Angeles and eventually New York where you could run your ever-expanding fish enterprise!”

Five Questions for Alec Ross: Secretary Clinton’s Senior Advisor for Innovation

Hunter Walker

Without getting into too many specifics here, we helped take down narcotics cartels in Mexico. Obama was the first Presidential tenure of my adult life where I felt as if I could get involved and make a difference.

2012 Valuation Survey of Angel Groups

Gust

New Mexico Angels. The distribution of groups in the survey includes a relatively representative sampling of angel groups across the US and Canada. This summer I conducted our third annual survey of the pre-money valuation of pre-revenue companies recently funded by angel groups in North America. Access to our 2010 and 2011 surveys can be found at 2011 Valuation Survey of North American Angel Investor Groups.

The One Thing You Can't Live Without

Growthink Blog

New Mexico. I would like to invite you to an exclusive opportunity to learn who these startups are and what their technologies do - distributed desalination, reverse osmosis membranes, nanoscale materials and nanoceramics , among others. If you're like me, there's one thing you probably take for granted. Interestingly, this one thing is something you can't live without. At least not for long.

The Pitfalls of Not Having an Export Business Plan

Up and Running

For example, you might sell designer diapers via your e-commerce site, emphasizing distribution to English-speaking countries such as Australia and New Zealand, only to find out quickly that the bulk of your inquiries are in French, the native language of the majority of your prospective customers.

Dancing the Political Brand Equity Tango on Social Media

crowdSPRING Blog

Last week, the Trump campaign found itself in hot water over a graphic it distributed on social media comparing the security threat of an increased refugee population on American soil to a bowl of Skittles with three poisoned candies in the mix.

Dancing the Political Brand Equity Tango on Social Media

crowdSPRING Blog

Last week, the Trump campaign found itself in hot water over a graphic it distributed on social media comparing the security threat of an increased refugee population on American soil to a bowl of Skittles with three poisoned candies in the mix.

What the Past Can Tell Us About the Future of Social Networking

Both Sides of the Table

AOL was controlled by one company and the Internet was distributed. They controlled distribution to the masses. The conventional wisdom at Fox’s headquarters is that MySpace had “made&# both YouTube & Photobucket by allowing them distribution.

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

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Innovate Israel Conference Brings 28 Israeli startups to London

VC Cafe

Craze Digital is one of the world’s biggest Digital Entertainment indie companies, managing a host of online & mobile channels for high-demand Music & Video content, with a strong focus on innovative approach to monetization and distribution.

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Invest in Israel Newsletter March 2010 Edition

VC Cafe

Gordonsville, Virginia-based PBM manufactures and distributes over-the-counter store-brand infant formula and baby foods sold by retailers in the mass, club, grocery and drug channels in the United States, Canada, Mexico and China. TTI distributes passive, interconnect, electromechanical and discrete components to electronic manufacturers worldwide.

Venture Capital in the Rockies Winter 2010 Unveils Promising Growth Companies Ahead of Conference

VC Adventure

The VCIR Winter 2010 conference will be held at the Park Hyatt in Beaver Creek, Colorado, February 23-25, showcasing early-growth companies from Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Ice Energy delivers distributed energy storage and smart grid solutions to leverage higher efficiencies associated with generating and transmitting less expensive off-peak power.

Venture Capital in the Rockies Winter 2010 Unveils Promising Growth Companies Ahead of Conference

VC Adventure

The VCIR Winter 2010 conference will be held at the Park Hyatt in Beaver Creek, Colorado, February 23-25, showcasing early-growth companies from Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Ice Energy delivers distributed energy storage and smart grid solutions to leverage higher efficiencies associated with generating and transmitting less expensive off-peak power.

Rethinking why you have a job will help you understand the importance of finding a job that you love

Jeff Hilimire

You would control the product, processing, and distribution. You would need to leave this small coastal fishing village and move to Mexico City, then LA and eventually New York City, where you will run your expanding enterprise.”. I’ve written before with advice on making sure that your “job” is something that you love doing. Because, guess what, you’ll be doing a lot of it.

Top Social Media Measurement and Tracking Tools

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Startup Lessons for the Proto-Founder

www.metamorphblog.com

Yammer is an awesome tool for fostering camaraderie on distributed teams. The old man’s a depression baby with brown skin born fatherless in the new mexico desert. The old man’s a depression baby with brown skin born fatherless in the new mexico desert. Home About Contact Home About Contact The Metamorphosis Becoming an Entrepreneur, by Matt Mireles Startup Lessons for the Proto-Founder I started SpeakerText in October 2008 during the financial apocalypse.

Battle Royale: Evaluating the Marketing and Branding Efforts of Clinton and Trump

crowdSPRING Blog

The design, promotion, and distribution of these products has a huge impact on how effective they are, but there’s no denying that they play a key role in strategy. If you’re a fan of the musical Hamilton, you know elections weren’t always this polarizing.