Support The Open Internet

Feld Thoughts

Just now Fred Wilson posted an Open Internet Letter to the FCC that my partners and I at Foundry Group signed on to. The post Support The Open Internet appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Politics fcc net neutrality open internet

Protect The Internet

Feld Thoughts

Recently, two bills have been introduced into Congress that – if passed – will do irreparable damage to the Internet, entrepreneurship, free speech, and job creation as a result of the continued entrepreneurial activity around the Internet.

The Internet Defense League

Feld Thoughts

I just joined the Internet Defense League. Think of it as the cat signal for the Internet. You’ll see a signup at the top of this blog, or just go to the Internet Defense League site. Networks cat signal internet internet defense league internet freedom networks Politics

Importance Of The Internet For Businesses

YoungUpstarts

The Internet has made the world global village and in this age of advanced technology and internet, it is hard to imagine that how a business could run its operations efficiently without an Internet connection. Others Internet technology

The Declaration of Internet Freedom

Feld Thoughts

On Monday, a group of people including me and my partners at Foundry Group signed on to the Declaration of Internet Freedom. We believe that a free and open Internet can bring about a better world. Join us in keeping the Internet free and open. The Internet needs you.

BREAK THE INTERNET TO SAVE NET NEUTRALITY

Feld Thoughts

The FCC is about to vote to end net neutrality—breaking the fundamental principle of the open Internet—and only an avalanche of calls to Congress can stop it. So we decided to help “Break the Internet” on our sites. We have just hours.

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Emotional Lessons From the Collapse of the Internet Bubble

Feld Thoughts

We now have at least one generation of VCs and entrepreneurs who didn’t experience the collapse of the Internet bubble. When I reflect on my relationship with Seth, Jason, and Ryan much of the intense loyalty between us was forged in the period during and after the debacle that was the collapse of the Internet bubble. The day after, not so much … The post Emotional Lessons From the Collapse of the Internet Bubble appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

Internet Entrepreneurs Think Beyond Get Rich Quick

Startup Professionals Musings

Many aspiring entrepreneurs are looking to the Internet as an opportunity to get rich quick, instead of a place where you can start a business you love, for very little capital and minimal technical expertise. The best place to learn is by scouting around the Internet today.

Internet Services That Are Taking The Internet By Fiber

YoungUpstarts

Computers and the Internet are technologies that have helped us simplify our work and also have contributed greatly towards the other developments too. So anything that enhances the experience of the Internet has to be considered equally important. Others fibre broadband Internet

Lessons From The Internet Bubble: Growth vs. Profitability

Feld Thoughts

I remember the trigger point being a 3/20/2000 article in Barron’s titled Burning Up: Warning: Internet companies are running out of cash — fast. The post Lessons From The Internet Bubble: Growth vs. Profitability appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Over the weekend, Mark Suster and Fred Wilson each put up awesome posts discussing the idea of profitability in startups.

The Incredible Unevenness of Internet Connectivity

Feld Thoughts

Last week in Kansas City I experience the 1gig internet speed that is provided by Google Fiber. It’s interesting to ponder in the context of Internet connectivity. The post The Incredible Unevenness of Internet Connectivity appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Tech I Use connectivity google fiber internet I’m at the The Athenaeum at Caltech which is the alumni club / hotel on Caltech’s campus.

[Infographic] International Internet Scam Hotspots

YoungUpstarts

For Internet crimes, the biggest complaints isn’t on identity theft (9.8 Others infographic Internet Internet crime Internet scams online scams

[Infographic] Which Country Uses The Internet Best?

YoungUpstarts

When it comes to using the Internet, one country does it better than the rest. Sweden beat out the United States as it had more citizens online (90-percent, compared to 75-percent of Americans), and provided better and faster bandwidth per Internet user.

7 Success Principles From Internet Millionaires

Startup Professionals Musings

Many aspiring entrepreneurs are looking to the Internet as an opportunity to get rich quick, instead of a place where you can start a business you love, for very little capital and minimal technical expertise. The best place to learn is by scouting around the Internet today.

Sustainable Strategies for Internet Startup Success

Startup Professionals Musings

It seems like everyone has an Internet startup these days. Without a sustainable strategy, these challenges lead to the terrifying statistic that nine out of ten online businesses will fail, and lead to the current ratio of Internet failures to millionaires being thousands to one.

Internet Of Things Will Reshape Global Trade

YoungUpstarts

But the biggest shift to the supply chain will see it digitally connected and becoming part of the Internet of Things. We’ll see the true transformative potential of data nourishing AI as we enter the next phase of the Internet of Things.

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Test Your Aptitude for Business Internet Jargon

Startup Professionals Musings

Many of the businesses and entrepreneurs I know still don’t realize that they need to use and understand the Internet, even if their interest is not e-commerce. Here is a quick test of your real Internet savvy. Internet radio. jargon entrepreneur startup lingo internet business

George Orwell Talks To Us From The Future About a Free and Open Internet

Feld Thoughts

I thought this was a powerful and clever video about the risks to the free and open Internet. I was happy to see Google launch their Take Action site last week about a Free and Open Internet. Google ‘Take Action’ Backs the Free and Open Internet. Internet Treaty.

[Infographic] Internet Consumption Around The World

YoungUpstarts

The advent of the Internet has changed the way humankind does many things, and last year – 2013 – marked the first time that there became more Internet-capable mobile devices than humans. But how do we consume the Internet? Others broadband infographic Internet web

The Internet of Small Supplies

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Lee, our leather repair guy, has mended and polished countless shoes and bags and heels and soles for our family over the last couple of decades. From Korea, his English has got better and better and during a recent visit, Industry Commentary

Internet Content Moderation 101

Hunter Walker

Since Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have all been vocal (to various degrees) about staffing up the human element of their content moderation teams, here are a few things to understand about how these systems typically work.

How Impressive Is Your Public Resume On The Internet?

Startup Professionals Musings

The real “resume” that you have to live with is everything that you or anyone else has posted about you on any site on the Internet. You can’t hide, since no Internet presence will always be a negative.

Internet Growth Means Big Changes For How Businesses Connect

YoungUpstarts

By John Curran, President and CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN). When the Internet was first conceived as a better way for computers to communicate with one another, no one could predict the impact it would have on business communications.

Internet of Things: The Skills Connected Companies Look For In Young Professionals

YoungUpstarts

by Nicolas Windpassinger , author of “ Internet of Things: Digitize or Die “ Everyone speaks about the Internet of Things, by now most people know what it is and some start-ups and young professionals are knees deep in IoT.

Considerations To Make When Trying To Increase Internet Speed

YoungUpstarts

For most people, using the internet on a daily basis is important. Finding a way to increase the speed of your internet is not easy. One of the first things that you will need to do when attempting to fix this issue is to test your internet connection. Others Internet

Why Would a Business Avoid any Internet Presence?

Startup Professionals Musings

These days, if your startup does not have an Internet home base up and running, you are not ready for business or potential investors. There should be no doubt that an Internet presence is as basic to success in business today, as brick and mortar was a hundred years ago.

[Infographic] Countries That Hate The Internet

YoungUpstarts

Some countries hate the Internet. Actually, it may be more accurate to say that some countries are fearful of the power of the Internet to harness people power that may lead to the overthrow in the “natural” order of things.

10 Things That Sell Like Hot Cakes On The Internet

YoungUpstarts

To help you understand the market better, here are 10 things that sell like hot cakes on the internet: 1. With more than 12 million ecommerce businesses on the web, it is a bit daunting for new ones to make a mark quickly, especially when businesses as big as Amazon and Spotify are at the top.

Getting The Best Out Of The Internet In The Workplace

YoungUpstarts

What about the internet? It’s long past the year 2000 now and you really should be using the internet to further your business goals. Successful businesses succeed on the back of the tools that the internet can offer, but before we have a look at the tools, let’s talk about success.

[Infographic] Tips For Keeping Your Internet Usage Private

YoungUpstarts

The online space has burgeoned so much that every single minute, around 639,800 gigabytes worth of data is transferred around the Internet; in fact, about 47,000 apps are downloaded and more than two million searches are handled by Google in the same time.

Dear Internet: Let’s Demo The Slow Lane

Feld Thoughts

Yesterday when we were having Comcast issues in downtown Boulder, I thought about how slow the Internet speed at my office was. And yes – as a consumer, I’m spending a ton of money for all of this Internet connectivity. When the SOPA/PIPA issue came to a head, the most effective way to help people understand the potential implications was to blackout the Internet for a day. The post Dear Internet: Let’s Demo The Slow Lane appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

[Infographic] The Internet: Then And Now

YoungUpstarts

Today, the Internet has grown by such leaps and bounds that a tremendous amount of data is being created, delivered and stored each day on the Internet. Here’s an infographic look at the timeline of how the Internet has grown since: [ Infographic credit: Who Is Hosting This ].

Internet Performance on Christmas Morning

Feld Thoughts

When we got home, we settled in upstairs with our coffees, the dogs, some music, and the Internets (well – she’s over there reading the New York Times – very old school.). I did all my normal Speedtest things and realized that it was actually the “performance of the Internet” Sites loaded fine. I tweeted out “boy the internets are slow today. I’m curious if the rest of you are seeing slow / random / weird Internet performance?

The Great Internet Stock Correction of 1997, or 1999, or …

Feld Thoughts

In the last two weeks there’s been a flurry of articles about the implications of a 25% decline in the public market value of a bunch of Internet stocks. We probably had about $150m committed and were running around trying to get to $300m for what we had positioned as a dedicated Internet VC fund. I can’t remember the month, but I think it was in the summer, that all the public Internet stocks dropped a bunch (probably 25%).

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New Rules for the New Internet Bubble

Steve Blank

We’re now in the second Internet bubble. At the same time, acquisition opportunities will expand as large existing companies, unable to keep up with the pace of innovation in these emerging Internet markets, will “innovate&# by buying startups. Carpe Diem.

Meet Agam Berry, Co-Founder Of Quantified Commerce And Internet Marketing Guru

Our Own Start-up

Startups Agam Berry deliver result founder of Quantified Commerce Internet Marketing Quantified CommerceAs a seasoned digital entrepreneur, Agam Berry has in-depth knowledge of the ins and outs of operating a business.

Why we need to rebuild the internet

Start Up Blog

Continue reading → The post Why we need to rebuild the internet appeared first on Steve Sammartino. Uncategorized data facebook future internet jaron lanier Mark Zuckerberg privacy technologyIn life and in business I believe in a few guiding principles.

Internet Business Lingo Quiz for Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Many of the investors and entrepreneurs I know still don’t realize that they need to use and understand the Internet, even if their business is not e-commerce. Here is a quick test of your real Internet savvy. Internet radio.

The Internet Hour

deal architect

The stats in the Infograhic from Intel below are striking, but it’s easy to dismiss what companies as a whole are doing. Nothing smacks you more than the intensity of individual executives. In my book, Tony Prophet who heads operations. Industry Commentary

What the World Could Learn from an Internet Blackout in the World’s Most Connected Country

Kodorra

On a fateful Saturday morning of November 24, a fire broke out at Korea Telecom (KT) operation building which caused an Internet blackout in the metropolitan city of Seoul. According to Wikipedia, KT is the largest fixed-line and high-speed Internet service provider in Korea.

The Internet Has Replaced the Consultant

Startup Professionals Musings

The Internet has changed the world. But certainly the Internet doesn’t do the job for you. Tags: entrepreneur expertise internet consultant business Let’s face it, consultants have a bad image.

How To Improve Quality Of Life Based On An Internet Upgrade

YoungUpstarts

The problem with all that however is the fact that it requires a sturdy internet connection. Since we’re talking about services that use the internet to present content in real-time, having a low bandwidth internet connection won’t cut it. Others Internet NBN technology

5 Reasons To Switch To Internet Marketing

Up and Running

The Internet is a new-age phenomenon like no other. Among the most significant changes brought about by the Internet includes the way we view traditional marketing. Here are five good reasons to switch to Internet marketing: 1. All is not rosy with the Internet though.