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

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.

[Infographic] Reinventing The Internet With Blockchain

YoungUpstarts

The real mission of the blockchain revolution, for many experts, is to re-decentralize the internet. Believe it or not, the internet was decentralized at one time. Blockchain technology presents a new way to completely separate from the internet as we know it, and start over.

Mary Meeker’s Internet And Digital Trends for 2017

Brandanew

Lo and behold, Internet growth is stagnating if you take out India. India still is at only 27% Internet penetration so there’s a lot of growth opportunity. Here are some of my favorite key takeaways: Mary Meeker’s Key Internet and Digital Trends for 2017.

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.

Choosing an Internet Plan That’s Best for Your Startup

The Startup Magazine

Doing business in 2019 without the internet is, simply put, not really doing business at all. A business operating without a stable, reliable and consistent internet provider may as well be selling rocks in the Stone Age. Understanding Business Internet Packages.

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.

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.

Reasons Why You Need The Best Internet For eCommerce Startups

YoungUpstarts

It might seem obvious that you need to have good internet in order to run an online business. However, with Australia’s new NBN internet plan, you need to make sure that wherever you are running your business from has great NBN coverage. The Best Internet For Your Ecommerce Platform.

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.

Money Out of Nowhere: How Internet Marketplaces Unlock Economic Wealth

abovethecrowd.com

In his 2005 book, The World Is Flat , Thomas Friedman recognizes that the Internet has the ability to create a “level playing field” for all participants, and one where geographic distances become less relevant. (*) Benchmark is/was an investor in companies labeled with the asterisk.

True Blue – an Internet public art story

David Cohen

The post True Blue – an Internet public art story appeared first on Hi, I'm David G. A few years ago while sitting on a barstool in Boulder, I was chatting with my friend Eliot Peper. Eliot is a terrific author, and has written many great books circling around entrepreneurship with some of it set in Boulder. That day, I was sharing a thought about a story I had in my head. I was secretly hoping he might think it was interesting and write a book about it.

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.

The Internet of Small Supplies

deal architect

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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] 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

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

[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.

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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How the Internet of Things is impacting New Zealand businesses

NZ Entrepreneur

But there’s no doubt that the next greatest technological impact is the ability to link these two components through the Internet of Things. The post How the Internet of Things is impacting New Zealand businesses appeared first on NZ Entrepreneur Magazine.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

[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

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.

The internet deployment phase

The Equity Kicker

I think it might actually be more useful to think of the PC and the internet as separate revolutions with the PC related bubble crashing in the late 1980s and the PC deployment period thereafter overlapping with the installation period for the internet.

Internet Sales Tax Bill Looms Again, What Entrepreneurs Should Know

YFS Magazine

News eCommerce internet sales tax online business remote transaction parity act small business newsThe question is: Is it really the government’s job to ensure that everything is on a level playing field?

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

Are You An Internet Entrepreneur In Colorado? Oppose PIPA!

Feld Thoughts

If you are a entrepreneur in Colorado who is working on something related to the Internet, please consider signing the following letter to Senator Udall and Senator Bennet opposing the Protect IP (PIPA) Act. I’ve written why I believe PIPA is effectively censorship and an incredibly dangerous and destructive bill to our economy, entrepreneurship, the Internet, and free speech.

Mobile Internet Apple Facebook

SoCal CTO

More than Mobile Internet I think they had trouble coming up with a name and settled for Mobile Internet even though it isn’t a great choice. The analysts at Morgan Stanley have produced a report that’s quite good reading on some of the major trends concerning mobile web.