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Practice Entrepreneurship With A Purpose – Before You Start A Company


Who you are  – your interests, experiences, education, why you are so bloody interesting. Even Stephen Curry Needs To Practice. Unknown. Great.

Boston Startup School Launches | Education 2.0

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As we continue this monumental year in the startup realm, we welcome a newcomer – Boston Startup School. great jobs. ” - Shaun Johnson.

10 Reasons To Start A Company In An Economic Downturn


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 Teenagers Make Great Entrepreneurs


What is the ideal age to start a company? Entrepreneurship education is a great start. Perhaps you’re chuckling right about now. Wrong.

Why Entrepreneurs Should Care About Inequality and Divisiveness


Talented people and good companies can choose where they want to be physically located in a knowledge economy. Need more convincing?

Exit Interview: Lita Nelsen on MIT Tech Transfer, Startups & Culture


Nelsen is now a consultant on tech transfer and entrepreneurship issues, and she is also serving on the boards of companies and nonprofits, according to her LinkedIn profile. Lita Nelsen: It’s gone from incidental to purposeful, in the sense that companies were spinning out of MIT forever, but certainly going back to the ’50s.

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Building Value in a Company

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 [Editor’s Comment] In a previous post, we mentioned recently meeting Dr. Tom McKaskill (aka Dr. Exit) and were impressed with the vast knowledge and wisdom he’s shared over the years with entrepreneurs and startup companies around the world. Without question, this comes in the future not the past. However, a word of warning.

Why I Don’t Celebrate Income Inequality

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Yes, income inequality exists and yes it’s a natural consequence of capitalism and other forms of government are decidedly worse than capitalism because they inefficiently create and allocate resources. Founders start companies. It’s a form of compensation from company to shareholders. It is seldom ever mentioned. 2.

USC: $380M Raised In Last 3 Years By USC Spinouts


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Wearable World Labs Partners With Technicolor to Accelerate Wearable Tech & IOT Start­ups

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Bring innovation to life. ” Create products that change the world. Unstoppable trend. adults for their thoughts on wearable technologies.

UCSB Tops Harvard & Wharton In Startup Wars


Although the classes are open to students of all disciplines, the Program''s primary focus in on educating "techpreneurs.". Organic Academia.

Three qualities of a great leader


Every organization has limited resources, especially money and time. Not one of these requires formal education. By Dave Berkus.

Did You Just Fail The Partnerhip Idiot Test?


If your company has said "Yes" to any of the following requests, you have effectively failed the partnership idiot test. Exclusivity.

TechStar Co-Founder @BFeld: Are We Experiencing A Startup Accelerator Bubble?


We are actually giving the companies money, rather than taking money from them. It’s another resource for entrepreneurs.

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Why Uber Should Go Public

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The newsworthy moment was when Fred expressed his view that companies like Uber should go public. Do you need to be technical to be a great VC?

Startups Should Avoid Dropping Trou


Thus, you may have to deferentially educate him as you assuage his objections. Note: This is Part I in the Startup Advantages series.

Why Most of Your Assumptions About Phone Calls are Wrong

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It’s why the first company I ever invested in as a VC – Invoca – just announced a $20 million funding by Accel Partners.

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Why We Can’t Let Luddites Ruin Global Trade

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As a nations we compete for trade and jobs and resources and we need to be sure that we remain competitive with the world. Luddites. And India.

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TCVN names new Chairman and President

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TCVN, a nonprofit technology group, was founded in 1984 to educate and assist entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies in Orange County and to connect them with money, advice and other resources to help their businesses grow. Foley has founded or been an equity partner in several companies. Kevin B. in Irvine.


The XX Factor: Fixing Biotech’s Gender Imbalance in the C-Suite


But besides talking about it, which is an important first step, what can companies do to actually change the current dynamic? As a human resources executive who has worked exclusively in the life sciences for more than 16 years, I empathize with companies that struggle to bring females into the C-suite. executives are white men.

Why We’re Looking to Fund Stuff With More Meaning

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Online education. This was certainly the case when I invested in a small YouTube video production company called Maker Studios that recently sold to Disney for just shy of $1 billion. good example of this Ag Tech theme is 6SensorLabs a company out of MIT that we’re very excited about and the funding was recently announced.

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The Benefits of Top-Down Thinking & Why it is Critical to Entrepreneurs

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You need to be able to structure problems / solutions at the appropriate level to communicate effective and drive decision-making. Heresy. discuss.

Is Silicon Valley Really Coming to an End?

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They were stark in that he had just sold his company to Microsoft for a reported $1.2 He says. How many ideas like that are left?”

Customer Support Training | What is excellent customer service?

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Excellent customer service isn’t just something that happens from company to consumer. Customer service starts within a company.

“Built In L.A.” the New Online Community for Startups

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Keeping track of all the new companies, funding, networking and events going on across town is challenging. Built In L.A. has to offer startups.

Leadership: Sell the dream; Make the reality.


Email readers, continue here…]  Note that “Educate the world” elicited little response until the group saw the financial goal.  For sure.

Angelhack | A New Breed of Hackathon

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Once you come down from the high, the great product you built slowly fades away or maybe its turned into a company that’s worked on when time is found for it. We’ve all heard of or participated in weekend hackathon events, like Startup Weekend or #Hackfest. They’re always an absolute blast and never disappoint.

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Should Our Schools Teach Latin or HTML?

Eric Greenspan

It’s time we started realizing that our future depends on the specialized knowledge our children gather as they complete their education.

The 4 Partners Early-Stage Startups Need

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Hire professionals to handle the details of company formation paperwork when you first start up. And relying on NDAs is not the answer.

The lion and the ant: A managerial lesson


The boss, a lion, was surprised to see that the ant was working without supervision. He also needed a secretary to help him write and type his reports.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Female Entrepreneurs

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And I am not talking about starting a technology company. We always seek for security, self-education, and role models. It was crazy!

How Open Should a Startup CEO be with Staff?

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You took the risk to start your company. worked with a startup CEO who decided he wanted to sell his company. CEO transparency. It Right?

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Accelerator Crazy In Southern California


Specifically targeted at clean techonlogy firms, the group has more of a traditional incubator program, offering up office space for 6-8 companies, along with support, resources, and mentorship. What's the latest craze in startups in Southern Califonia? It looks to be startup accelerators.

Mommy Bloggers: the Ultimate Influencers

Eric Greenspan

Mommy bloggers are one of the most influential social networking resources that lead to increased awareness and sales. About my company: [link].

Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Judges Includes BetterWorks, CallFire, Idealab, and Tech Coast Angeles

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Excellent companies being submitted and most of which I wish could all be part of this amazing night. Still Time to Submit Your Company!

OC Technology Influencer Mixer & Summit 2011

Tech Coast Venture Network

As these companies grew and matured, the agenda shifted from one focused on small and medium-sized businesses to one representing more established companies. This is not about paying lip-service to helping small companies — it’s about the genuine representation of their needs and interests in Washington D.C.” About TCVN.

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Spotlight: LA Tech Judges and SuperDemo Bill Gross of Idealab!

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Bill Gross founded Idealab in March 1996 and serves as the company’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Event Details.

Steve Blank Discusses The Origin And Future Of The Lean Startup Movement


Once the book achieved commercial success, Steve then expended resources to edit and polish the book. free weekly Infochachkie articles!

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Spend 2012 on the Right Side of the Haimish Line

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The travel companies offer brochures showing private beaches and phenomenal sights. You get a feel for the company “vibe.”

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