Mon.Jan 09, 2012

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How to Create an Enchanting Pitch #OfficeandGuyK

How to Change the World

Welcome to the first in a series of blog posts I’ll be doing as part of a partnership with Microsoft and Office Web Apps. Enjoy! Discussion.

The 2015 Digital Marketing Rule Book. Change or Perish.

Occam's Razor

It is the season to be predicting the future, but that is almost always a career-limiting move. So I'm not going to do that. Awesome right?

What's an Entrepreneur? Best Answer Ever

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

This classic 25-word definition pares entrepreneurship to its essence and explains why it's so hard. And so addictive. And so friggin' necessary.

Who You Gonna Call? Navigating the Existential Crisis

John O'Farrell

This series of posts starts off with a short quiz for the startup CEO: Q: Who’s responsible for developing your product? A: That’s easy—Engineering! Q: Who in your company is responsible for selling your product? A: That’s easy, too—Sales! Q: Who in your company has primary responsibility for: Mapping and networking your ecosystem ? Shut down?

How to Make Great Connections on LinkedIn

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Want to get create an expansive and powerful network? We asked LinkedIn's power users for their best tips. The result? Amtower says. Say "thank you."

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How to Compete on Value, Not Price

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Use these three steps to get customers to look beyond price to see the value your company truly offers I always compete on value. Here’s how: 1.

Reward Customers Earlier

Instigator Blog

(Powered by LaunchBit ). Customers should be rewarded earlier and more often in the relationship they establish with vendors.

A Start-up to Create 23 Million Jobs in America?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Serial entrepreneur Howard Leonhardt talks about his plans to start a new kind of stock exchange that will cater to start-ups and small business.

Do You Allow Your Employees to Fail?

Small Business Force

Once, long ago, I was being interviewed for a position to run a division of one of the few large companies I ever worked for. I said I just had one. "Do

How to Manage Entrepreneurial Personality Disorder

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

One side of you loves risk, the other side of you cant stand it. Heres how to use your multiple personalities to your advantage. This is a tough one.

Avoid the 50/50 co-founder model - here's why

I recently received an email asking some advice about co-founders, specifically about whether a 50/50 ownership split makes sense for a startup.

"Owner:" Popular Gen Y Job Title on Facebook

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Exactly how entrepreneurial is Gen Y? But there is one group at least where the controversy seems to be pretty well settled--Gen Y Facebook users.

#BEONFIRE Chat Tonight

Feld Thoughts

I’m going to participate in a Twitter chat tonight (#BEONFIRE). It’s a new initiative by @pistachio and @redheadwriting. Their first guest last week was @FAKEGRIMLOCK who, as usual, was ON FIRE. It’s happening from 8pm – 9pm Mountain (10pm – 11pm Eastern). Let’s be on fire together.


Be the Beatles, Not a Flock Of Seagulls

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

THE FAB FOUR: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison in a promo photo for Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, 1967.'> link].

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What Is Shared Culture

Duct Tape Marketing

What Is Shared Culture This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. Like so many things, it’s hard to describe, but you know it when you see it.

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Dysfunctional Family? You'd Make a Great Entrepreneur

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Most successful founders are no strangers to chaos and stress. In fact, they learned how to deal with it gracefully at a very young age. Is this you?

Technology Waves and Valuations - Roger and Mike's Hypernet Blog

Roger and Mike

3 Ways to Build Customers' Trust

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

With online retail in particular, trust is a critical element in building sales. Here's how to demonstrate your company's reliability.

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If NYC is going to be a real innovation hub, we can't have our own senators supporting SOPA/PIPA

This is going to be BIG.

Tweet. I haven’t spent much time talking about SOPA and PIPA , the two twin bills trying to make their way through Congress right now. ” That was until I found out that New York’s own senators, Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer, appear to support these bills. Let’s take a step back from a moment. That was a good business.

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3 More Reasons SOPA Should Scare You

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog joins the ranks of companies hoping that Congress doesn't vote to break the Internet by approving SOPA and PIPA. Here's why.

Negotiation Points

Recent Buzzes - VC Experts, Inc.

It is clear to the point of obviousness that there are cultural differences between the entrepreneurial mind-set and the corporate mentality, having largely to do not so much with perverse people but with the structure of large institutions.


Why the Movie Industry Can't Innovate

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The movie industry has been consistently wrong in its claims that new platforms and channels would be the end of its business. from box-office revenue.

In Your Small Business, Do You Celebrate Small Victories?

Small Business Force

Every major step forward was a small victory to be celebrated. You know the ones. Like your first customer. Your first major contract. He's been there.

Information Arbitrage - Pacing

Information Arbitrage


[Singapore] [Competition] SLA OneMap Challenge


It wasn’t quite so long ago at GovCamp Singapore that citizens were arguing for more openness of public data.

Finnish Operator Required To Block Access To ThePirateBay, Among Others


Elisa , one of the largest internet service providers in Finland, has been forced to block access to The PirateBay for its customers.

Use Improv to Brainstorm Effectively

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

At Kohort, we take a cue from theater and comedy to generate new ideas--and enhance morale. The group and I meet every Wednesday at 5PM. And so on.

They Just Don't Get It!

Small Business Force

I have been equally taken aback by their, often, total lack of understanding or empathy with their prospective customer or user. Audience empathy!

A Stroll Through The NextView Portfolio

Rob Go

A year ago, I wrote a post detailing some tidbits about our portfolio. One year later, we’ve made more investments and learned a lot. I believe that the best way to understand an investor is to meet the founders that they work with. Second best is to understand their portfolio. We have made 16 investments. Repeat Entrepreneur: 6. VC Lead: 5.

This Is Why I Don't Give You A Job


Editorial note: This is a guest post by Andor Jakab from Hungary. In fact, this is a cross post from his blog. I tell you why. I wouldn't hire a woman.

Canaan announces fund IX


Canaan is pleased to announce its ninth fund - a $600M global early stage tech oriented fund. We will continue to invest in healthcare and IT, and across US, Israel and India. Details here. News/ Events

Albert Einstein quotes | Deimar ~ Business Tips and Strategies for.


A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be. A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.

When Fraud Detection Hinders Rather Than Helps

Venture Chronicles

I’ve had a long relationship with Patelco Credit Union , they were the first financial services company I became a customer of when I first entered the work force and even though my needs have exceeded the services they offer I do rely on them for a credit card that I use almost exclusively. This is not a record they should be proud of

hello Homeland and the #screwcable problem

Eric Friedman

I have been thinking about cable tv and the future of video for what seems like forever. But right now they can’t do that. Affiliate links.