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What Makes an Entrepreneur? Four Letters: JFDI

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You are constantly faced with decisions and there is always incomplete information.  This paralyzes most people.  Not you. Making Things Happen.

How to (re) Approach People (Advice on the Eve of LeWeb)

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When I first read this post I immediately filed away in memory that there was important information to impart on entrepreneurs and led to this post.

Most Common Early Start-up Mistakes

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You can probably get loads of information on Legal Zoom also. 3. Treat this person like your true partner where you share all information with them and involving them in the decision-making processes. often talk with entrepreneurs who are kicking around their next idea. Here are some lessons to avoid common traps. Not worth it.

Are Business Plans Still Necessary?

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This information isn’t hard to find. remember going to an Under the Radar conference in 2006 in the heat of the Web 2.0 craze.  wares. 

Are MBAs Necessary for Start-ups or VC?

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BCG, Bain, LEK – they’re all great), a few years at a start-up or a few years somewhere like Microsoft, Google, Amazon or Apple. 

SharesPost Expands Research Information

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Santa Monica-based SharesPost , which operates a secondary marketplace for privately held company shares, is expanding the amount of third party research on its market. According to the firm, it has added Blueshift Research and Liquid Scenarios as providers of private company research and data to its subscribers. Research and VC Experts.

Angel Funding Advice

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But this is all public information that has been Tweeted by people who KNOW this is public information.  I think it is a legitimate research tool; however, I would never considering bringing up something you read in a person’s Tweet stream with them when you see them.  It creeps people out. The information is publicly available.

Developing a Marketing Communications Strategy

Cliff Allen on Marketing

The marketing communications function (commonly called "marcom") has many communications tools available. Selecting effective marketing programs.

Converging Technologies for Health Information

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 -- Converging Technologies for Health Information: A New Venture Frontier / Entrepreneurial Opportunities: the $40 Billion Stimulus and Beyond. More is being directed into Health Information Exchanges to provide a means for EHRs to communicate. MIT Enterprise Forum of San Diego. See [link] (more

Information Superbrand Names Tal Golan CEO

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Irvine-based Information Superbrand , an Internet marketing firm, is announcing this morning that it has named Tal Golan as the firm's CEO. Tags: sendio golan executive superbrand information The firm said that Golan remains on the board of directors of Sendio.

Why I Don’t Like Board Observers

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That’s what “information rights&# are for and you can promise the investor to meet 1-on-1 on a quarterly basis. So here is the rub. 

Creating Informed Consumers For Sustainable Health Care

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009 -- "Creating Informed Consumers For Sustainable Health Care" TechAmerica. Are your employees informed? In this informative lunch gathering you will hear: Tips in creating a successful culture of health; What others have done and how they fared; Short and long-term incentive program. See [link].

Founders, Ownership and Prenuptials

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They should have access to all the same information. This is part of my ongoing series, “ Startup Lessons.&#. Yesterday I wrote a blog post ( here ) in which I urged people to not have too many founders. If you’re not an overnight success or if you do struggle what happens?  . Should he/she keep 50%? Who prevails?

Health Information Technology and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

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Wednesday, May 26, 2010 -- Health Information Technology and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Pease join us as Dr. Joel Kallich discusses "Health Information Technology and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009". IEEE EMBS. See [link] (more

The Best VC Meetings are Debates not Sales

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Even more importantly you have the ability to say, “that’s a great question.  I’m not actually sure what the answer is.  I’ll look into it and get back to you.&#  It gives you an opportunity to email the VC after the meeting with more information and the potential to continue the dialog.

ZAM, Sony Tie In Game Information Deal

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Los Angeles-based ZAM , and San Diego-based Sony Online Entertainment announced Wednesday that the two companies have tied on a new online site focused on information from Sony's EverQuest II massively multiplayer online game.

Pour And Stir I – In Pursuit Of The Ideal Business Model

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If you cannot offer a trial, capture enough information online so an inside salesperson can readily contact your prospects. Note: This is Part I in a three-part series on The Perfect Business Model. Click here for Part II , and Part III. Authentic, hand-crafted Persian rugs always include intentional imperfections. Perfect Imperfection.

Information Technology Bucks Downward LA Employment Trend

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Bureau of Labor Statistics released its March 2010 employment numbers today, showing that the information sector was one of the only employment sectors to buck a further decline in employment in the region in March. percent between March 2009 and March 2010. For Los Angeles, the information sector saw a 6.5 The U.S. percent.

2009 Coming To A Close, 2010 Just Around The Corner!

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CoreLogic Sells Unit to Private Equity Firm

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CoreLogic said it would retain the remainder of First Advantage Corporation, which it acquired in November of 2009. READ MORE>>.

Product Management for Startups in Los Angeles – Steve Gilison

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It’s the follow-up questions to the responses that really create the dialogue and valuable nuggets beyond the information. Wow, great questions.

2009, a new year for innovation

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report just released by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation says that spending $30 billion in taxpayers' money in 2009 on broadband infrastructure, health IT, and electric grid technologies could create or save approximately 949,000 U.S. We are at a critical juncture for our country. Bondi. Get involved.

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"Pull Management" vs. "Push Management" systems (v1.0)

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Are we working harder, under more pressure, but running in place? It’s not uncommon for the double whammy of clutter and pressure to make companies and people so busy that they can’t get anything done! Anyone can work hard, hire people and raise more money. Push v Pull Management. Mistakes are punished. Burnout is common. Next step?

"Pull Management" vs. "Push Management" systems (v1.0)

CEO Flow

Are we working harder, under more pressure, but running in place? It’s not uncommon for the double whammy of clutter and pressure to make companies and people so busy that they can’t get anything done! Anyone can work hard, hire people and raise more money. Push v Pull Management. Mistakes are punished. Burnout is common. Next step?

“Pull Management” vs. “Push Management” systems (v1.0)

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Work is usually energizing. * The company trusts employees to pull what they need from management (advice, information, help) as necessary. * All employees have an opportunity to include their voice/feedback in company goals and priorities. Are we working harder, under more pressure, but running in place? Push v Pull Management. Next step?

Geni Connects With Facebook

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According to Geni's Facebook page, the firm has been working on connecting the two services since November of 2007. READ MORE>>.

Buy.com Goes International

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According to Buy.com, it has established local, in-country warehouses, and is providing localized product information and local currency support in all of those countries. Neel Grover, the firm's President and CEO, said in the announcement that the firm plans to replicate its retailing model "throughout the world." READ MORE>>.

The 7 Ways to Get Traffic on the Web

Jason Nazar

Driving traffic to your website is a formula that can be reverse engineered. Search Engines. 2.) Referring Traffic / Press. 3.) Social Media. 4.)

Mahalo: Our Writers Making Over $20,000 A Year

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The search site began offering its users revenue share back in June, as the site began looking to crowdsourced information to supplement the work of its employees and contractors. Calacanis claims that writers of its how to articles are now making between $10 and $2000 a year, depending on traffic to those articles. READ MORE>>.

You’re most vulnerable right after you win a deal

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This is part of my ongoing series, “ Start-up Lessons.&#. You have to let them show you what to do differently next time. That is, until I lost.

What Makes an Entrepreneur (3/11) – Ability to Pivot

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If you haven’t spent time over there you should. Good on paper (or good brand) does not necessarily equal good spouse. Great entrepreneurs pivot.

Enclarity Gains $5.5M In Series C Funding

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Enclarity develops healthcare information systems which help keep databases up to date, including information about physicians and their practices.

Interview with Gil Elbaz, Factual

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One of our big areas of differentiation is the fact that we have all of this technology to improve data, whether that is looking for other, related data sets, merging that data, or using the technology to mine for factual information, and integrate that into the data set. What's your new startup all about, and why did you start the company?

San Diego Gas and Electric Partners With Google PowerMeter

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Google said that its widgets are only available to a limited group of partners, but will roll out more widely later this year with other partners.

Interview with Josh Stomel, ResumeBucket

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Do you run into any issues with privacy of the information on the site? Our startup interview this morning is with Josh Stomel , founder of ResumeBucket (www.resumebucket.com), a new web site that is focused on helping people share their resumes with the world. What's the idea behind the site? Are those resume public or private? It works.

Social Media for Service Professionals

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promised that I would do a follow-up post with some thoughts out of the presentation and providing links. This is that post. It has changed my life.

Attorney and Startup Business Advisor – Aaron Shechet

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I recently got together with Aaron Shechet and an early stage startup to discuss the direction the company might want to take. Yes, a physical folder.

Is Strategic Money an Oxymoron?

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They see you as an extension of their competitor and that all information will flow to the corporate parent. 6. Yeah, I know. Fun. 5.

SodaHead Connects With Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo

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According to the site, it has added the ability for users to automatically distribute questions and news articles to their online friends and followers, by providing login information to their social ntweorking accounts. The firm formerly was focused on providing a service where users could ask, answer, and discuss questions on any topic.

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