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I’ve Been Afraid To Run

Feld Thoughts

None were satisfying, except the four mile one in Tucson during our week off the grid. I had my first good run in over two months. miles.

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My 2011 By The Numbers

Feld Thoughts

You can tell that I had two weeks of vacation in Tucson this year, plenty of short runs in cities I traveled to for work (SF, NY, Seattle), and then a bunch of marathons. I’ve been obsessively tracking data about myself since 2009. I track plenty of other stuff, but those are the public / systematic things. Overall, I covered 1,125.91

The Top 10 Sources of Early-Stage Money

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Desert Angels Desert Angels, of Tucson, is also new to the list. These investors are the most active financiers of early-stage startups. Only 2.7

Southwest Angel Summit – April 1-2, 2012

Angel Investing News

If you angels can fit April 1st and 2nd into your busy schedules, here is a dynamite meeting annually held in Tucson and hosted by the Desert Angels: [link]. Angel Groups angels Bob Morrison Desert Angels Southwest Angel Summit TucsonI have attended in the past and would be there this year, if I could.

2012 Valuation Survey of Angel Groups

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Desert Angels (Tucson). 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. Pre-revenue energy and clean tech. Organization. Other.

10 Easy Ways To Create A Healthy Workplace

YoungUpstarts

Researchers from the University of Arizona in Tucson, placed a tracer virus on commonly touched objects such as a doorknob or tabletop in workplaces.

I Love My Weeks Off The Grid

Feld Thoughts

Amy and I spent the last week at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona. It was awesome. I was tired and needed a break. I also needed a focused week to finish the final draft of Book #2 ( Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and VC ) that I’m writing with my partner Jason Mendelson. Finish the final draft of the book. Work-Life Balanc

The Last Marathon Of The Year

Feld Thoughts

She’s in Tucson (where I’m heading after this) and even though we both talked about her coming to join me, I encouraged her not to this time since it was a lot of travel in the middle of a trip for her. This year I’ve done marathons in Cincinnati, Madison WI, Bismarck ND, Newport RI, and St. Louis. Marathons philadelphia

No. 3 Wildcats roll 91-65 over Bulldogs

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) AP) — Stanley Johnson and Gabe York each scored 18 points, and No. 3 Arizona blitzed Gardner-Webb during a 16-0 second-half run to roll over the Bulldogs 91-65 Tuesday night

Is Email Taking Over Your Life? 7 Ways To Get Your Life Back

YoungUpstarts

By Phil Cooke, author of “ Jolt! So as millions do when our sleep is interrupted, I got up and started wading through my cluttered email inbox.

2011 Valuation Survey of North American Angel Groups

Angel Investing News

Tucson. During the summer of 2010, I developed a workshop, A New ACEF Valuation Workshop for Angels and Entrepreneurs. To provide some reference points, I surveyed thirteen angels groups in North American to determine their recent experience in negotiating the pre-money valuation of pre-revenue companies. 2011 Angel Group Valuation Survey.

16 Cool Coworking Spaces

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

And the idea is catching on: Phoenix and Tucson will soon be getting Gangplanks of their own. Here are 17 spaces to check out. link].

There Is Only ONE Silicon Valley

Angel Investing News

You will find that entrepreneurs and investors do things differently in Boise, Tucson, Little Rock, Cincinnati and Atlanta that they do in the Valley. Silicon Valley is a very special place – the nucleus of high-growth, high technology entrepreneurship in the US, indeed, in the world. Most of the tools are there…they are just harder to find.

Lessons learned from Craigslist, eBay, and Kickstarter

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Members not only get free stuff, whether they’re in Tucson, Arizona or New Delhi, India, but also help reduce waste and save resources.

There Is Only ONE Silicon Valley

Gust

You will find that entrepreneurs and investors do things differently in Boise, Tucson, Little Rock, Cincinnati and Atlanta than they do in the Valley. Silicon Valley is a very special place – the nucleus of high-growth, high technology entrepreneurship in the US, indeed, in the world. Still, the competition in the Valley is fierce. How?

Arizona Businesses Worry as Governor's Pen Hovers

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A bill passed by both legislative houses in Arizona raises the heartbeat of business owners in the state who worry it could lead to discrimination.

Back in March 2007, I registered 1000+ of the best Twitter Usernames

Steve Poland

Tucson. Tweet UPDATE : Note, as mentioned below, most of these usernames have been taken away from me. I can not help you get them, so please don’t contact me about them. If they are in a ‘suspended’ state, you can likely get them from Twitter. This is a fun little story from my past that I thought I would finally share.

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Does Your Business Need a Siri?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

” said Leo during a speech she gave earlier this week at Forbes’s Techonomy conference in Tucson, Ariz. Why not? million each.

"With all the carnage from gun violence in our country, it’s still almost impossible to believe that."

Mark Birch

After Tucson and Aurora and Oak Creek. “With all the carnage from gun violence in our country, it’s still almost impossible to believe that a mass shooting in a kindergarten class could happen. It has come to that. Not even kindergarteners learning their A,B,Cs are safe. We heard after Columbine that it was too soon to talk about gun laws.

New Jolt of Life for the Artificial Heart

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The Tucson-based company is one of the companies vying for a spot on the 2013 Inc. Clark lived for 112 days.

You Don’t Need Delaware to Start Your Company

Startup Professionals Musings

Visit their offices in Phoenix or Tucson for personal service. I live in Arizona, so I’ll use that state as an example. Marty Zwilling.

Startup Insights From Paul English, Co-Founder of Kayak

OnStartups

I’m just wrapping up several weeks of attending conferences across both coasts. Kayak is great Boston-area success story. Lots to learn from him.

Entrepreneurs Who Keep the Iditarod Mushing

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Morris also founded Topo­Fusion, the Tucson company that makes the GPS mapping software used by Trackleaders. states and Canada. "We