A Little Techstars Video History

Feld Thoughts

This is the original promotion video for the first Techstars program, filmed at the end of 2006 and apparently uploaded to Youtube on January 14, 2007. Following are my comments on the video. The post A Little Techstars Video History appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

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How to Optimize Videos for Conversions


You often read that most people prefer to watch a video than read text. You’ve been hearing about video for years now, but it’s still relatively uncharted. Big brands are spending tens of thousands on videos that fall flat while a lucky few are going viral.

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How to Optimize Video for Every Medium


It’s no big secret that video improves conversion rates. And with Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram all making recent upgrades to their video capabilities, it may almost seem like a no-brainer to blast your next marketing video everywhere you can.

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Why Most Online Video Companies Will Fail

Both Sides of the Table

So you can imagine that I see a lot of video startups. “You can’t build a large online video company. You have to build a large online tech company that distributes video.” There’s a reason that Maker pulled away while most online video companies did not.

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My Plan to Master Video Conferencing

Feld Thoughts

It’s amazing to me that in 2013 – with all the choices we have – real video conferencing is still chaotic, messy, and underused across many organizations. The simple one, like a one to one video conference, works fine with Skype, Hangouts, or Facetime. It’s trivial to initiate and I find video to be much more effective and powerful than a phone call. This works well as long as there is good audio and video on the receiving end.

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What Makes a Video Viral?

Duct Tape Marketing

What Makes a Video Viral? Video is one of the most engaging forms of digital marketing. Because video combines visual and audible elements, it brings the best parts of other the other digital media and combines them in a super-sharable package. But what makes a video viral?

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4 Companies Getting Video Right

Up and Running

The traditional process of video production costs companies serious money, with heavy equipment, expensive studio fees and a result that wasn’t always worth the massive amount of time and energy put into the project. Use Video to Draw Consumers In.

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15 Videos for an Inspiring Start to 2015

Up and Running

Video is everywhere, and as inexpensive and ubiquitous devices change power dynamics, people are now able to share new ideas from around the world more easily than ever before. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, is featured in this short video from Global Entrepreneurship Week.

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Moneyball and the Investment Readiness Level-video

Steve Blank

This video is a companion to the blog post here. If you can’t see the video above, click here. Additional videos here. Eric Ries was kind enough to invite me to speak at his Lean Startup Conference.

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Everything You Need To Know For Your Next Video Interview


With Google Hangouts, Zoom, Skype, and FaceTime – to name just a few examples of video conferencing platforms – now commonplace, it’s easier than ever to speak with someone via video. Whatever you do, don’t conduct your video interview at your local coffee shop or cafe.

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10 Tips For Making The Most Out of Video Conferencing


Also look for video conferencing systems that have the longest warranty periods. Camera presets can make transitions in video conferencing seamless. Make sure to check how many presets come with the video conferencing unit you’re about to purchase.

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Corporate Lean Anti-Patterns: 5 minute video

Grasshopper Herder

Unlike startups, large companies have many moving parts to manage when attempting to lean new ways for creating customer value.

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Surprising Video Marketing Lessons From 90’s Sleeper Hit ‘Clueless’

YFS Magazine

Videos are meant to show—rather than tell—the highlights of your brand, so put enthusiasm and creativity into your video marketing efforts with these key lessons from Clueless! Grow Marketing & Sales content marketing marketing online video video marketing

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The Most Interesting Online Video Trend

Both Sides of the Table

By now many of you know the Harlem Shake but what you may not appreciate is the broader trend behind the video and it has mirrored my general views on how TV will work in the future. Of course you know Gangnam Style , which is now the most viewed video in history at 1.3

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4 Ways Small Businesses Can Use Video Marketing


YouTube, the world’s most popular video sharing website , states that they have over a billion users. Mobile and web-based video platforms and solutions are dominating the media world. Video marketing is an excellent way for companies to generate revenue and increase brand awareness.

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B2B Marketing Secret: Video, Video, Video

Inc Startups

Get this: 92 percent of B2B customers watch online video and 43 percent of B2B customers watch online video when researching products and services for their business. Still think YouTube is just for cat videos and the like? How are you using video to grow your business?

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Looking for Interactive Video Artists

Feld Thoughts

Amy and I have started to buy some video art. I’m personally fascinated with the interactive stuff and am starting to learn more about different video artists. The post Looking for Interactive Video Artists appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

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The One Video Every Silicon Valley Investor Should Watch

Both Sides of the Table

The video is simply amazing and is a must watch for any investor but I think will be enjoyed by all entrepreneurs, too. Have a listen to the video yourself.

Second Video Of The Week: Vinod Khosla interviews Larry and Sergey

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

This is so good I decided to go with back to back videos this weekend. VC & Technology Web/Tech

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Inspirational Videos to Kickstart Your 2016

Up and Running

Video is a unique medium for inspiration; there’s something about watching things literally happen that just motivates and moves us like nothing else. Don’t forget to check out last year’s list as well, when we took a look at inspiring videos from outer space to the United Nations.

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YouTube For Business: 4 Online Video Myths To Consider

YFS Magazine

If you plan to include online business videos in your content marketing efforts, and distribute them through YouTube, then here's a look at 4 major myths to consider. Grow Marketing & Sales marketing online marketing online video online video marketing social media youtube

Why on Earth Would Anybody Post Business Videos on Snapchat?

Both Sides of the Table

By now if you follow me on Twitter you probably know that I do near daily “Snapstorms” or a collection of short videos (usually < 5 mins in total) with entrepreneur advice on Snapchat. Snapchat for my “original run” and I’ll also store each video to be watched later.

What Should I Include in a Pitch Deck? [VIDEO]

This is going to be BIG.

Here what I want to see in the video below. I've rewritten a lot of pitch decks over time and a lot of them are really bad--mostly because founders have been told what should go in them without a lot of consideration as to why. Somewhere along the line, someone came up with things that are supposed to go in a pitch without ever asking investors how they take in a story. Powered by OpenReel Here are the notes. 1) Don't keep me in suspense as to what it is.

Video Of The Week: Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

It was an easy and obvious call this weekend. I’m going to spend some time this morning watching my friend and coinvestor (on a few things) Mary Meeker do her thing. You should too. mobile VC & Technology Web/Tech

The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016

Inc Startups

These short videos will keep you inspired and motivated to make 2017 your best year ever

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22 Ways Brands Can Use Facebook Live Video to Drive Business

crowdSPRING Blog

It’s a well-established fact that video can drive major engagement for a brand. As Gary Vaynerchuk pointed out last year : The single most important strategy in content marketing today is video. Live video. How do YOU plan on leveraging live video for your company?

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Avoid These Shocking Video Marketing Mistakes To See Success


Video marketing is one of the most useful tools businesses have at their disposal. Many brands have seen great success with ads and viral videos , so it’s natural that other companies want to get involved. Avoid these video marketing mistakes to improve your chances of success.

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11 Companies Transforming Video

Inc Startups

These innovators are shaping the future of digital video

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Video Of The Week: Marc Andreessen at Stanford Business School

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

I watched this interview recently and really liked it. It’s long, around 50mins, but it’s good. VC & Technology

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Why The Next Generation of Online Video Companies Will be Vertical

Both Sides of the Table

Founded in Los Angeles by Latinos to address the growing demand for short-form online video for Millennials it is probably single-handedly improving the diversity of the tech industry as the employee base is overwhelmingly Latino and proud. This is a special video.

Weekend Video Fun From Big Omaha

Feld Thoughts

The post Weekend Video Fun From Big Omaha appeared first on Feld Thoughts. This weekend you can catch up on Halt and Catch Fire , Mr. Robot , or the talk I gave at Big Omaha in May.

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7 Ways to Grow Your Startup With Video

Up and Running

Video is one of the best tools to leverage right now to accelerate your business growth. Cisco expects video content to account for around 80 percent of the internet traffic by 2020. Clearly, video is not a fad. Video testimonials. Explainer videos. Social video.

The Best Motivational Videos of 2017

Inc Startups

These recently-released shot videos captured our attention and inspired us to succeed. Productivity

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The Value Of Corporate Video Production For Modern Day Businesses


Through both audio and video components you can easily construct a narrative as well as convey complex messages, making it a particularly engaging form of media. Others corporate video production video

10 Live Streaming Video Tips to Help Build Your Business

Inc Startups

Video gets more attention and helps create a deeper connection with your audience

Must-Use Lead Conversion Tactics for Video Marketing

Duct Tape Marketing

Must-Use Lead Conversion Tactics for Video Marketing written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. It’s free to upload a photo or video to the stream and gets viewed by countless SnapChat users; approximately 16.5 Video is now!

Six Tips To Ace Your Video Conference From Anywhere


Now with video conferencing, you can think about applying for a job anywhere in the country or the world without even moving from your home. Yes it is, as video conferencing is a valuable tool with many uses. Others video conferencing

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Future of retail – video

The Equity Kicker

Episode 6 is about changes afoot in the retail industry and you can hear the thoughts of myself and others on the subject in the YouTube video below. Dave Birss has been shooting a series of documentaries for The Drum about disruption in various industries called The Day Before Tomorrow.

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Music Meets Video Launches in Austin


Music Meets Video, a new user generated content platform for emerging music artists, launched this week in Austin. The startup has partnered with We Are the Hits, a leading music publisher, that allows it to host content from Universal Music, Sony/ATV, Warner/Chappelle and Kobalt Music Group’s song catalogs with more than six million hit songs. […] The post Music Meets Video Launches in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills.

This CEO Says It's Time To Rethink Your Approach to Video Marketing

Inc Startups

Spending months on a video project? Don't. Innovate

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