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CTO Equity and Compensation at Venture Backed Companies

SoCal CTO

I'm a little surprised that CTO Founders with growth capital funding only have 15% of their companies. He was a great presenter to our group.

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10 Reasons To Start A Company In An Economic Downturn

InfoChachkie

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

Why Email May Be Draining Your Company’s Productivity

Both Sides of the Table

So I ask you – if you’re being reactive to somebody else’s emails are you really being as productive in your company as you could be?

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Equity for Early Employees in Early Stage Startups

SoCal CTO

If i is the average outcome for the company with the addition of some new person, then they're worth n such that i = 1/(1 - n). million.

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Explaining FNAC: Feature, Not a Company

Both Sides of the Table

Feature, not a company. Whether something is a feature or a company is clearly subjective. It has always stood out in my mind. Why? 1.

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The Future Is Here Today | Augmented Reality Event 2011

Tech Zulu Event

Luckily, there’s plenty of companies like these that are searching steadily for that answer. Science fiction stuff right? 

32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

SoCal CTO

What set of functionality would make your company launch-ready? tend to ask a lot of questions, challenge aspects, make suggestions. Partners?

The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA

Jason Nazar

But I thought I’d take some more time here to expand on what I think are the challenges, and opportunities, of starting a tech company in LA.

Hulu: Nearly Half A Billion In Revenues in 2011

socalTECH

READ MORE>>. hulu digital video streaming content hollywood

2011 Harvard Business School/ USC-Marshall Business Growth Conference

Tech Coast Venture Network

Rothenberg, Principal Executive Officer, Chairman, and Director at Capital Research and Management Company; and. Please note that early registration ends April 30, 2011; afterward, prices will increase significantly. TCVN is proud to support the HBS/USC-Marshall BGC this year with a special TCVN code for attendees. Enjoy!

Branchout an Example of Viral Spread Opportunity for Startups

SoCal CTO

However, funny enough, I don't see the job search and showing you who you know at the company as being particularly well done.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Presenting Companies at CalTech

Tech Zulu Event

The Spotlight is shining down these amazing LA companies! Spotlight: LA Tech Summer SuperDemo is all electric car company  CODA. ENGAGE.

Should Startups Focus on Profitability or Not?

Both Sides of the Table

Exec Summary: Most companies (98+%) in the world (even tech startups) should be very profit focused. So which company is better run?

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Ten Startup Tips From Steve Jobs

InfoChachkie

He is a great example of…building an enchanting company.”. Note: This is an installment in the Iconic Advice series. Steve’s Startup Tips.

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Eleven Startup Tips From Richard Branson

InfoChachkie

In October of 2011, the company announced a $4.5 We are a company that likes to take on the giants. Tweet this quote]. 10) Yes.

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Getting Started with a Two-Sided Market Business

SoCal CTO

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

Tech Zulu Event

Several teams disassembled themselves, joining other teams as well as one new company surfaced off in the corner with no one seeming to notice.

How to Hunt Programmers for Your Startup - A Field Guide

SoCal CTO

Some places you can find programmers locally: In your company or other companies. So, please take this in the spirit intended. Game over.

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Free Startup CTO Consulting Sessions

SoCal 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. What are related products/companies? However, there are lots of other people who help companies raise capital What Is This?

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The Amazing Power of Deflationary Economics for Startups

Both Sides of the Table

But one theme in pervasive in all my thinking about investing in Internet-based companies: Deflationary economics. Here’s what I mean.

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Startup CTO Salary and Equity Data

SoCal CTO

I'm a little surprised that CTO Founders with growth capital funding only have 15% of their companies. He was a great presenter to our group.

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

Both Sides of the Table

Throughout the 90′s the PC became much more popular in corporate environments, so companies began to replace dumb terminals with PCs.

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Lead, Follow or Get the Fuck Out of the Way

Both Sides of the Table

He founded the company, raised a bunch of money, built the product and established a good reputation and market position. It happens. The doer.

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Understanding How Dilution Affects You at a Startup

Both Sides of the Table

” Everybody knows that when you raise money at a startup your ownership percentage of the company goes down. Dilution. million at a $7.5

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

Both Sides of the Table

intro’d him to the COO of a growing tech company about maybe working together. That’s not the point. They had never met. Oy vey.

Why You Need to Take 50 Coffee Meetings

Both Sides of the Table

You should always have a steady stream of “friend of the firm&# hanging around your company. Hot company. 50 coffee meetings.

32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

SoCal CTO

What set of functionality would make your company launch-ready? tend to ask a lot of questions, challenge aspects, make suggestions. Partners?

An Enchanting Conversation With Guy Kawasaki

InfoChachkie

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

When Hiring Entrepreneurs, Ignore Their Resumes

InfoChachkie

When hiring ATM Operators at a Big Dumb Company (BDC), assessing each candidate’s ability to execute predictable tasks is of paramount importance.

Quick Practical, Tactical Tips for Presentations

Both Sides of the Table

It’s not going to make a bad company, good. Today’s post is a subtle one about positioning yourself in a presentation.

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Startups Should Avoid Dropping Trou

InfoChachkie

As noted in Competitive Sleuthing , some partners routinely share information about the companies with whom they are working. . Shocking HP.

Oculus VR Sued By Hawaiian Company

socalTECH

Irvine-based Oculus VR and co-founder Palmer Luckey have been sued again, this time by a company in Hawaii called Total Recall Technologies.

Whom Should You Hire at a Startup? (Attitude Over Aptitude)

Both Sides of the Table

Individuals don’t build great companies, teams do. The company with the best team on the field will win. Startups. Overrated? Cliché?

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Future of TV: The Quick Version

Both Sides of the Table

The first two companies to realize this en mass were Machinima & Maker Studios (where I am an investor. ” It no longer does. TODAY.

10 Marketing Lessons for Early-Stage Tech Startups

Both Sides of the Table

The truth is – there isn’t a “right&# answer so for your company. “ We need to learn from doing, by trial-and-error.

Eleven Startup Tips From Mark Cuban

InfoChachkie

Such selling goes beyond promoting a company’s products and services. Note: This is an installment in the Iconic Advice series. in 1999 in a $5.7

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We Have Only Scratched the Surface of the True Value of Twitter. Here’s What You’re Missing

Both Sides of the Table

It should be no surprise why I invested alongside IA Ventures in the big data company DataSift. Companies are monitoring competitor movements.

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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Grateful Dead

InfoChachkie

id’s unique business model was spawned by the company’s inability to place their titles in retail outlets. That’s logic.”. Baseball Radio.

NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

SoCal CTO

This is going to be fairly specific to the company. Especially if the idea could be whipped-up by a few 24-year olds in a few weeks?

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NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

SoCal CTO

This is going to be fairly specific to the company. Especially if the idea could be whipped-up by a few 24-year olds in a few weeks?

Ideas 86