Widespread UK Business Sector Welcomes Government’s New “Industrial Strategy” White Paper

YoungUpstarts

Business groups in the UK gave a widely positive reception to the Government’s new industrial strategy white paper.

8 Tips for Writing White Papers (Hint: Don’t Call It a White Paper)

Duct Tape Marketing

Ever seen a “white paper” on the web… and figured those are only for the big guys? A white paper is a 6- to 8-page marketing document that helps a prospective customer understand an issue or solve a problem. Tip 7: But don’t call it a white paper.

[White Paper] How To Build An Online Network of Influencers

YoungUpstarts

Download the rest of this white paper here. This white paper is brought to you by mynewsdesk.com , in association with ad:tech Singapore 2011. Resources ad:tech ad:tech Singapore online influencers social media social media marketing social network white paper

[White Paper] 7 Simple Smartphone Privacy Tips

YoungUpstarts

Here is a short white paper by identity theft expert John Sileo , sponsored by Deluxe Corporation , detailing 7 simple smartphone protection tips will help business owners understand these risks and protect their mobile offices. You can download the white paper here.

[White Paper] Social Media Newsroom – A Snapshot Of Your Brand

YoungUpstarts

Download the rest of this white paper here. This white paper is brought to you by mynewsdesk.com , in association with ad:tech Singapore 2011. Journalists Expect an Online Newsroom.

Bits, Bytes, and the Blockchain: An Overview of Bitcoin

Early Growth Financial Services

Though Bitcoin presents significant growth opportunities, we … Continue reading → White PapersOnce regarded as part of a libertarian fringe, Bitcoin is increasingly commanding the attention of the world’s major financial institutions, institutional investors, and governmental regulatory bodies. Current estimates put the amount of Bitcoin outstanding at $14.2 million.

Governance Models That Don’t Scale: The World According to Charles T. Munger and Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Legal Cannabis: Poised for Growth, But Banking And Tax Hurdles Remain Chokepoints

Early Growth Financial Services

This paper outlines the size of the legal cannabis industry and highlights key legislative, regulatory, and major judicial developments, before diving into the hurdles entrepreneurs in this … read more > White Papers The widening market for legal marijuana has created significant business opportunities for entrepreneurs. Estimates put the existing legal cannabis market at around $2.5-$2.7

Introducing the Entrepreneur Essentials Video Series

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I’ve written about board governance challenges for startups since 1999, publishing one book, a series of three white papers, and many articles and blog posts on this topic.

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Social CRM: The New Rules (by Jeremiah Owyang, Altimeter Group.

500 Hats

» Friday, March 05, 2010 Social CRM: The New Rules (by Jeremiah Owyang, Altimeter Group) Why Jeremiah Owyang & Ray Wang rock + why Altimeter Group is kicking ass: Social CRM: The New Rules of Relationship Management (blog post) Social CRM: The New Rules (white paper) View more documents from Jeremiah Owyang. Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III.

New Video: Key Startup Investing Risks for Friends, Family, and Angel Investors

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capital markets Corporate Governance Entrepreneur Entrepreneur Essentials VC Board Best Practices Venture Board Governance White Papers Venture Capital Web/Tech angel investing entrepreneur essentials entrepreneurs investments seed round Establishing a mutual understanding between investors and entrepreneurs as to what each expects from the other is essential to a harmonious beginning for a new venture.

New Book by Professor Mannie Manhong Liu and Pascal Levensohn– Venture Capital: Theory and Practice, published by the University of International Business and Economics Press, Beijing

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The backbone for my contribution to our effort is the best practices work “for practitioners by practitioners” that I have developed in the area of venture capital through the multiple articles and three white papers that I’ve written. I never expected to have my first book published in China, much less in Mandarin, but that goes to show how much the world continues to change.

VC Governance FAQ: (10) Are limited partner defaults on capital commitments triggering a wave of lawsuits in the venture industry?

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VC Governance FAQ: (6) Are contract terms in partnership agreements shifting in favor of institutional Limited Partners?

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VC Governance FAQ: (4) How do you manage risk when backing serial entrepreneurs?

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VC Governance FAQ: (7) How should institutional investors contact VC funds?

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VC Governance FAQ: (5) How are VC funds governed differently from the governance standards applied to their portfolio companies?

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VC Governance FAQ: (3) How can investors protect themselves against key-person risk from fraud in VC-backed portfolio companies?

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Share and Enjoy: Adult Education Corporate Governance Leadership Profiles Uncategorized VC Board Best Practices Venture Board Governance White Papers Venture Capital Working Group on Director Accountability Fiduciary X Susan Mangiero

Author’s Journey #8 – How much of your book have you already written?

Active Garage

White papers. When you begin to write your book, you may be pleasantly surprised to find that you’ve already made significant progress … especially, if you’ve been active in your field for a long time.

How Have the Demographics of Public Corporate Boards Changed Over the Past 25 Years?

Pascal's View

Having more independent directors, however, does not necessarily correlate to having a more effective board– let’s not forget models of director independence, such as Tyco and Enron, that were emblematic of poor board governance. * Still dominated by white males: in 2011, 9% of boards have no female directrs, 16.2%

Whither Venture Capital– A Constructive Perspective from the Kauffman Fellows Program

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VC Governance FAQ: (2) Especially now, when transparency is so important, why is limited financial information available from a private company?

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VC Governance FAQ: (1) How much information are limited partners (pensions, endowments, foundations, etc.) entitled to receive from a VC fund?

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The Highly Effective Marketing Tool You're Probably Overlooking

Inc Startups

Three B2B companies share how they use white papers to improve their marketing success

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VC Governance FAQ: (8) How can a limited partner exit from a VC fund?

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Share and Enjoy: Adult Education Corporate Governance Entrepreneur Innovation VC Board Best Practices Venture Board Governance White Papers Venture Capital Web/Tech Working Group on Director Accountability capital markets regulation reform securities regulation venture capital exitsThis is the eighth in our series of ten frequently asked questions from investors in venture capital partnerships.

VC Governance FAQ: (9) Does an anemic IPO market deter VC investing?

Pascal's View

Share and Enjoy: Adult Education Entrepreneur Innovation VC Board Best Practices Venture Board Governance White Papers Venture Capital Web/Tech Working Group on Director AccountabilityThis is the ninth in our series of ten frequently asked questions from investors in venture capital partnerships. Susan Mangiero , CEO of Investment Governance’s Fiduciary X , asked me the following: Question: Do you think than anemic IPO market will remain a deterrent to VC investing?

More Signs of Trouble in the Innovation Ecosystem

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Share and Enjoy: Adult Education Entrepreneur Innovation Science VC Board Best Practices Venture Board Governance White Papers Venture Capital Web/Techmso-bidi-font-family:Arial">   mso-bidi-font-family:Arial"> The Q1 2009 venture capital investment statistics. are in, and they are down, BIG.   While. nobody expected a strong showing given the environment, the magnitude of the across-the-board declines should give everyone pause.

The SEC’s Colossal Failure of Oversight– Isn’t This a Violation of the Business Judgment Rule?

Pascal's View

Below is a definition of the rule, taken from the white paper, “A Simple Guide to the Basic Responsibilities of VC-Backed Company Directors” , written by the Working Group on Director Accountability and Board Effectiveness : Business Judgment Rule.

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Why Entrepreneurs Can Thrive During a Recession

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American Innovation Is In Crisis: Why and How To Fix It

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  Share and Enjoy: Adult Education Entrepreneur Foreign Policy Leadership Profiles Levensohn Venture Partners Science Socrates Society VC Board Best Practices Venture Board Governance White Papers Venture Capital Web/TechI’ve been to Washington, D.C. twice in the last two weeks to. speak with legislators and government agency representatives about the need for. a renewed public policy commitment dedicated to supporting long-term innovation in. America.

Getting From Here to There– It’s Time to Engage in Common Sense Approaches to Public Policy

Pascal's View

     Share and Enjoy: Adult Education Aspen Institute Books Corporate Governance Council on Foreign Relations Eye Opening Experiences Foreign Policy Innovation Leadership Profiles Levensohn Venture Partners Podcast Science Socrates Society VC Board Best Practices Venture Board Governance White Papers Venture Capital Working Group on Director AccountabilityI usually try to keep my blog posts short.

Serial Entrepreneuers - Are They Better?

Chaganomics

Serial Entrepreneurs White Paper from chaganomics You know my thoughts.These lessons should be taught in public schools! WP by Hervé Lebret.

Fostering a Startup and Innovation Ecosystem

Feld Thoughts

UP Global just released a great new white paper titled Fostering a Startup and Innovation Ecosystem. Enjoy the white paper and join us for the hangout. As you might know, I’m on the board of UP Global and think they are doing amazing things for startup communities around the world.

Talk To Each Other! Great Ways To Communicate With Your Customers

YoungUpstarts

White paper. Originating in the world of politics, a white paper was a legislative document that proposed a particular solution. These days there are white papers in most industries with a variety of different purposes.

Pay Attention To The Package

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

The first part is, in some ways, the more important thing (like Satoshi’s white paper) but the second thing is often where the investment leverage happens. Tech investing is a lot about big trends and timing them. We knew mobile was going to be a game changer as far back as the mid 90s, but it didn’t really take off until the iPhone came along in 2007.

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Weekend Favs July 29

Duct Tape Marketing

Scripted – Scripted has thousands of expert writers ready to supercharge your inbound traffic with outstanding blogs, stellar white papers, and more. Weekend Favs July 29 written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing.

Growing Consumer Mobile Coupon Interest

Force of Good: a blog by Lance Weatherby

From the study here are: the full infographic ; the executive summary ; a white paper. Interesting new report out by comScore and UPS, Pulse of the Online Shopper.

How Live-Streaming is Changing Social Media

Duct Tape Marketing

My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Michael Stelzner, author of books Launch and Writing White Papers. Over 20 years ago, he identified an opportunity in a growing trend, the white paper.

Weekend Favs October 21

Duct Tape Marketing

Content Station –Choose from blog articles, e-books, white papers, and other content from a team of hand-picked writers, who are screened and rated for quality. Weekend Favs October 21 written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing.

7 Strategies For Anticipating Future Customer Trends

Startup Professionals Musings

With today’s Internet instant access to all the latest reports and white papers of industry experts, there is no excuse for not staying current with outside perspectives, to temper your own views.