Sat.Feb 09, 2013

The Naked Entrepreneur Interviews

Feld Thoughts

Sean Wise, a professor at Ryerson University in Toronto, has an awesome web interview series called The Naked Entrepreneur Show. Sean is the interviewer for a 30 minute studio show that is entirely produced by students at Ryerson.

Beware of Ballers on a Budget

Both Sides of the Table

The other day I was at a Mercedes dealership. Unfortunately my wife was hit head on in December by a woman who lost control of her car. It was time to get a new car and my wife’s requirements were: The safest thing on the road. As many air bags as possible.

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Video Of The Week: My Talk With Startup Milan

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Last October, I skyped into an entrepreneur meetup in Milan and talked for 30 minutes. This was arranged by AVC community member David Semeria.

5 Ways to Keep the Right Customers for Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Most startups are happy to find any customer, and will hang on for dear life to every one.

Looking for Start-up Capital? Try Overseas

Inc Startups

Recently renewed by President Obama, the EB-5 Visa program links entrepreneurs to foreign investors. When Jack Flechner purchased the Florida franchise rights to a New Orleans-based restaurant chain called VooDoo BBQ & Grill in 2011, he had big plans to open 26 stores over the next decade.

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iPhoneography: Capturing The Digital Age - Chaganomics


When I was in London last September I visited the National Portrait Gallery. In the downstairs bookstore there was a book on mobile photography. At that point I thought, "mobile photography is really an accepted medium"

I’m embarrassed by this comment out of Silicon Valley about race

Jeff Hilimire

Jason Calacanis just doesn’t get it, and I’m afraid his opinion is unfortunately not just his own but rather that of most successful white people (not just limited to those in the technology sector). All due respect to those of you that do get it, but my guess is if you look around at your other successful white friends, they’d likely share Jason’s feelings.

Some MoreTeddy for the Weekend

VC Confidential

A little something for you all laboring to improve the world through your entrepreneurial efforts (from my friend, Brian Johnson at Have a great weekend:). Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.". -- Teddy Roosevelt


My "Don’t Give Up" Campaign An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

In my post from last Sunday , I wrote about how I was given advice from a few very successful affiliate marketers who told me to essentially focus and stick with a campaign until it turns profitable.

Why is HP such a punching bag?

deal architect

Stupid question, right? From Apotheker to Autonomy,the p **g contest over Itanium and now the ill-advised shot about Dell – the wounds at HP appear self afflicted and never ending. talk to CIOs about their really unpopular vendors and about products. Industry Commentary

"Startups aren’t here to change the world, they’re here to save the world."

Bryce Dot VC

“Startups aren’t here to change the world, they’re here to save the world.” - Nivi

Great Leaders

Journey of a Serial Entrepreneur

Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal. Vince Lombardi.


SATURDAY JAZZ BRUNCH: Snowfall performed by The Montgomery.

Mark Birch

SATURDAY JAZZ BRUNCH: Snowfall performed by The Montgomery Brothers - Wes was the star and a legendary guitarist, but little do most people know that he was born into a musically gifted family. His brothers Monk (bass) and Buddy (piano, vibes) were also quite accomplished and the three recorded a number of albums together, the best of which by most opinions are the Groove Yard and Montgomery Brothers in Canada albums.

Shark Tank Campus Entrepreneurs, Ball Players Create Coffee Pouches

Campus Entrepreneurship

Just catching up on last nights Shark Tank and glad to see another campus entrepreneur doing well. College baseball players Pat and Matt hit hard with their coffee based chewing tobacco replacement. From the blog Shark Tank Success.