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Top Ten infoChachkie Entries Of 2011

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With the exception of the week of Thanksgiving, I published two entries every week during 2011. published 21-Skype interviews during 2011. Top Ten infoChachkie Entries Of 2011. The following entries generated the most page views during 2011. Surprisingly, not all of these entries were published in 2011. 2011 Rank.

Hulu: Nearly Half A Billion In Revenues in 2011

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Equity for Early Employees in Early Stage Startups

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I was asked by a reader how much equity he should give out to early employees and to service providers in a very early stage startup. million. Not bad.

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Insights and Opinions: A Cynic Predicts IT and Media in 2011

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Everyone who furiously cheered on the acquisition in 2011 will say it was obvious in hindsight. 4. Everything that's old will be new again.

OC Technology Influencer Mixer & Summit 2011

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April 25, 2011, Irvine, Calif — Tech Coast Venture Network (www.tcvn.org) is hosting the OC Technology Influencer Mixer & Summit 2011, an historic two-day event with partners CompTIA, the world’s largest technology association, the Technology Leadership Political Action Committee and Ingram Micro. REGISTER AT: [link]. About TCVN.

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2011 Venture Capital Outlook

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011 -- 2011 Venture Capital Outlook. Come hear our expert panelists from the venture industry (NVCA, Sigma Partners, Charles River Ventures, SVB Capital) share and debate their outlook for the industry in 2011. Register online by Jan 21! See [link] (more

32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

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Almost every day I'm talking to early stage startup founders (see Free Startup CTO Consulting Sessions ) about what they plan to do. Partners? Comps?

Learn From The Masters of SEO, Social, Branding, Advertising and More | PubCon 2011

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Advertising & PR Events News Pubcon SEO Social Media Social News pubcon PubCon 2011Other then to come hang with the TZ crew of course.

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2011 Harvard Business School/ USC-Marshall Business Growth Conference

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Please note that early registration ends April 30, 2011; afterward, prices will increase significantly. The 2011 Business Growth Conference is truly the best place to network with the leaders of Southern California, learn new ideas to take your enterprise to the next level, and even help make the world a better place. Enjoy!

VC Exits Down In 2011, Says Report

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The median price for a company increased to $71M during 2011. billion in public offerings in 2011. The number of exits by U.S.,

Branchout an Example of Viral Spread Opportunity for Startups

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The purpose of Branchout is helping people to network their way to jobs. But that's not the focus of this post. That's impressive growth!

CTO Equity and Compensation at Venture Backed Companies

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He agreed to make this data public which is awesome. Todd is a go to resource for people looking for talent in startups. Here are a few slices of it.

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TechZulu Heads To NYC For #BWE | BlogWorld Expo 2011

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BlogWorld Events New Media News Social Media Video BlogWorld Expo BlogWorld Expo 2011 C.C. BlogWorld in NYC? That’s right folks, BlogWorld and New Media Expo have left their old stomping grounds in Las Vegas to venture on to a new chapter. BlogWorld is now being held in New York City in May and Los Angeles in November. Want to Sponsor?

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Hiring a CTO for Your Startup

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The first thing I do is suggest they explore if they really need to hire a full-time CTO for their startup and if so, what kind of CTO they need.

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Ten Startup Tips From Steve Jobs

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Note: This is an installment in the Iconic Advice series. Other installments include: Words of startup wisdom from Jeff Bezos. Steve’s Startup Tips.

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Should Startups Focus on Profitability or Not?

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There are certain topics that even some of the best journalists can’t fully grok. One of them is profitability. Internet scale. Operating Costs.

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Getting Started with a Two-Sided Market Business

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This comes up a lot and if you are thinking about one of these kinds of startups, definitely take a look at Matching Algorithm. How long? B. Who pays?

Los Angeles Startup Weekend August 2011 | The Complete Breakdown

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What a weekend! That’s right… just about the same amount of time it takes to sell out a Radiohead show at the Forum. Rob Maigret. Dan Gould.

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Eleven Startup Tips From Richard Branson

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In October of 2011, the company announced a $4.5 Note: This is an installment in the Iconic Advice series. free weekly Infochachkie articles!

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How to Hunt Programmers for Your Startup - A Field Guide

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This post is admittedly the outcome of a conversation with a few people over some beers. So, please take this in the spirit intended. Is it big data?

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Interview with Bong Koh, LifeCrowd

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Earlier this month, Los Angeles-based LifeCrowd (www.lifecrowd.com) unveiled its service to help connect people with real life activities. READ MORE>>.

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Tech Coast Angels Fuels $45M In Deals In 2011

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The TCA said that the number of investments during 2011 was actually up almost 25 percent from 2010, and up nearly 50 percent over investments in 2009.

Venture Capital Totals $603.2M In Southern California In Q3

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Venture capital investments in Southern California for Q3 of 2011 are up from last year, but down from last quarter, according to the latest numbers from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association based on data provided by Thomson Reuters. 2011 california southern capital ventureinvested in Orange County.

Free Startup CTO Consulting Sessions

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I talk to roughly 2 or 3 new startups every week who need advice from an experienced CTO. Many of the founders of these companies are surprised to learn that I'm willing to review what they are doing (maybe an hour) and get on the phone for an hour with them and provide free advice. Generally I can provide quite a bit of help in that brief time.

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The Amazing Power of Deflationary Economics for Startups

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I’m often asked by people what investment areas interest me. And it’s something I think you ought to consider when building your Internet businesses.

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The End of the Web? Don’t Bet on It. Here’s Why

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Fred Wilson recently posted a great video on his blog  with the CEO of Forrester Research, George Colony. The money slide is the graphic below.

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Startups Are A Remix

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Note: On May 16th, 2011, The New Yorker published an excellent article by Malcolm entitled, Creation Myth. free weekly Infochachkie articles!

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Startup CTO Salary and Equity Data

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He agreed to make this data public which is awesome. Todd is a go to resource for people looking for talent in startups. Here are a few slices of it.

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Lead, Follow or Get the Fuck Out of the Way

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Today’s post courtesy of the Dave McClure school of vocabulary. About a month ago I was meeting with a seasoned entrepreneur. It happens.

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32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

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Almost every day I'm talking to early stage startup founders (see Free Startup CTO Consulting Sessions ) about what they plan to do. Partners? Comps?

Never Ask a Busy Person to Lunch. Here’s Why:

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know with a title like that I’m going to subject myself to people thinking I’m just being a grumpy, exclusive VC. They had never met.

Powermat: A Brief History and Walkthrough at CES 2011

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News Retail & Consumers Science & Technology Startup Video Arconas CES CES 2011 Chevrolet Volt General Motors GM Powermat Qualcomm TeknionIt's been just about 2 years since we first came across Powermat at CES and they have come a long way from only providing wireless charging mats. Visit TechZulu for full story.

Why You Need to Take 50 Coffee Meetings

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50 coffee meetings. It should stick in your head as a metaphor for networking. For getting outside of your comfort zone. Recruiting. Job Hunting.

Understanding How Dilution Affects You at a Startup

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This post originally appeared on TechCrunch. Dilution. Or as industry insiders call it, “taking a haircut.” million at a $7.5 million.

An Enchanting Conversation With Guy Kawasaki

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Guy’s latest book, Enchantment , was released in March of 2011, to overwhelmingly upbeat reviews. free weekly Infochachkie articles! link].

Registration Form Design with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn Authentication

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That post looked at when and why you would use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. as part of your registration and authentication mechanism.

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Quick Practical, Tactical Tips for Presentations

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Today’s post is a subtle one about positioning yourself in a presentation. You’ll hold their attention much better. Are they offended?&#

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Report Tallies $7.7 Billion In SoCal IT Exits In 2011

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billion in IT exits in 2011, the highest since 2000, for Southern California IT firms. According to the report, the biggest exit during 2011 was for Greent Dot , which provided liquidity of $2 billion for its pre-IPO investors, the highest of any exit since 2000. A new report released today tallies up $7.7

When Hiring Entrepreneurs, Ignore Their Resumes

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Note: This is the third installment in the Startup Team Building series. Read Part I HERE and Part II HERE. free weekly Infochachkie articles! Job One.

10 Reasons To Start A Company In An Economic Downturn

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As Guy Kawasaki pointed out in our recent conversation , “…it is cheaper than ever to start a company. Basically, everything is free. Hard Knocks U.