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Topspin Links With College On Online Music Courses

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Santa Monica-based Topspin Media , the online music startup of former Yahoo Music GM Ian Rogers, said today that the firm has inked a deal with Berkleemusic.com, the online continuing education division of the Berklee College of Music, to partner on a set of online music courses. READ MORE>>.

Why The Next Generation of Online Video Companies Will be Vertical

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And of course the 800 pound gorilla – YouTube – is also horizontal in nature. And of course these numbers are only increase.

Why Entrepreneurs Should Be Respected More Than Loved

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You course correct. Marketing of course often feels the opposite. Contrast that with years of decay at Yahoo! One of the vivid memories I have from being a startup CEO is the feeling that most people in your company have a look in their eyes that like they can do your job as well as you. How hard could it be? You set direction.

Brian Coryat, ValueClick Founder And Internet Pioneer: Startups Should Wing It

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think I''ll just wing it'' and of course. Talking To Yahoo''s Jerry Yang. A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes.

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Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

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Yahoo! Of course that’s not disputable. To some extent – of course they are. So what is actually going on in LA?

Lead, Follow or Get the Fuck Out of the Way

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sure wish the founders of Yahoo! But for years Yahoo! Today’s post courtesy of the Dave McClure school of vocabulary. It happens.

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Why Reed Hastings Should be Applauded for Netflix Split

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argued ages ago that Yahoo! Imagine if Carol Bartz or the Yahoo! It’s simply brilliant. 1. Indeed, my Twitter stream tells me so.

When Should You Allow Exclusivity in Deals?

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So the value on the Internet went “up the stack” to portals such as Yahoo!, The initial Apple/AT&T deal was of course limited to the geography in which AT&T operated and thus after its initial success Apple had a template for exclusivity agreements in other countries. Excite, MSN and eventually Google. ” 3.

When Should Technical Founders Become CEO?

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Much has been written about when it is time to hire a “professional CEO” to run a startup company and of course that has long been a norm in Silicon Valley when founders find that their inexperience may be a limiting factor in company growth ( know as the Peter Principle ). So why did Larry need to return? Shaping an industry.

Some Career Advice for Aspiring Tech CEOs

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Of course you could start your own company. Of course I’m not suggesting people shouldn’t start a company. She joined Yahoo! A shortened, better edited and with nicer pictures version of this post first appeared on TechCrunch. But how? Nobody sees you as a CEO since you’ve never been one? He has the hunger.

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Straight Outta Twitter

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We met on Twitter, Seth David and I, during an event I hosted at Yahoo in Burbank. We recently parted ways and agreed to do so amicably. After

How Event Farm Is Making Events A Part Of Your Sales Funnel

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Our clients are large, Fortune 1000 companies, like Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Nike, JP Morgan, Lamborghini, and SpaceX. Of course, we have competitors. Of course, there are follow up emails, but during an event is the next big chunk. How do you make those events happen? What, exactly, does Event Farm do? Thanks! READ MORE>>.

Social Networking Addiction Bears Fruit

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Our Director of Flow, Heather Burlesci will be attending these courses as she is looking to build up her skills in this area. Yahoo!

When to Use Facebook Connect – Twitter Oauth – Google Friend Connect for Authentication?

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Of course, you have to draw the line somewhere. Identity Wars: Google & Yahoo! Example What do I mean? That’s it. More on this below.

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Entrepreneurs Should be Respected, Not Loved

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I’ve been thinking a lot about what it takes to be a great leader and seem to be having this conversation a lot lately about Facebook, Yahoo!,

Social Networking Addiction Bears Fruit FAST

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Our Director of Flow, Heather Burlesci will be attending these courses as she is looking to build up her skills in this area. Yahoo!

How Online Video Companies Can Increase Margin and Build Better Businesses

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But you must work hard to develop alternate distribution at websites like Yahoo!, margin range to more sustainable 50-60% margin businesses.

What to do When a Tech Giant Decides to Eat Your Lunch

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They risk little but of course knew better all along. And AOL stopped Yahoo! And Yahoo! It’s madness. What is a startup to do?

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Your Product Needs to be 10x Better than the Competition to Win. Here’s Why:

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GoTo.com went on to ink huge distribution deals with Microsoft, AOL & Yahoo! Overture was sold to Yahoo! Overture (Goto.com). Heresy.

3 Sales Tips for Startups – Creating a Burning Platform

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This is part of my ongoing series Startup Advice.  Most start-up entrepreneurs have little or no sales experience.  I know I didn’t.  Why Buy Anything?

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Can You Really Build a Great Tech Firm Outside Silicon Valley?

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You don’t have the founders of eBay, LinkedIn, Salesforce.com and Yahoo! And of course you have Hollywood. Los Angeles. Good luck.

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Find Egg-breakers: People With Influence & Authority and Are Unafraid to Use Them

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These are the permanent members of a VC. This lesson on NINAs applies to VC pitches as well as any sale. 1. Some people have authority (A).

As Populist as it May Feel, 98% of VCs Aren’t Dumb

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Nothing was more heart warming than the photo of David Karp hugging Bijan Sabet after the sale to Yahoo! But VC is like congress. rest my case.

Interview with John Ellis, PurePhoto

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John Ellis: We're scaling the business, including marketing, operations, and of course, capital. What's the story behind PurePhoto? Thanks!

Learning The Ropes Of Internet Video With Michael Tringe and CreatorUp

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We developed films for half a million to a million for distribution to places like Hulu and Snagfilms, and Yahoo, that sort of things. Thanks!

Surveying SoCal's M&A Landscape, with David Siemer

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Google and Yahoo aren''t going to buy them, AOL has already made its bet, and your only real path to an exit is an IPO for any kind of liquidity.

A Few Key People Really Can Make a Huge Difference

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When you start a company in the Bay Area you can often get your first biz dev deal done with Google, Facebook, Salesforce.com, eBay, Yahoo!

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Interview with Wes Nichols, MarketShare

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Jovian's platform allows us to process and analyze campaigns in-flight, and also provide in-flight course corrections for marketers. Thanks!

Interview with Lane Soelberg, WePlay

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He saw the power of user generated content, and the power of building a passionate community online, which certainly led to a good thing with Yahoo.

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The Guy Who Took on Google (and now LinkedIn): Mike Yavonditte

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Instead, they tried to use their search position to offer a portal like Excite and Yahoo! Love it. Thank you, John. were doing. Finance.

Toronto Based Start Up Readitfor.me | Reads Books for You

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Google’s current market cap sits at just over $200 billion (Yahoo! He thought, ‘of course they haven’t read them, when would they get time?’

Tapiture Taps Into Successful Social eCommerce And Secures $2.25M In Seed Funding

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Prior to founding Tapiture, he spent quality time at big tech companies including Earthlink, Overture and Yahoo. Tapiture is a Big Data company.

Startup Grind Turns the Tables on Mark Suster

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And of course we talked about many of my views of building startups. And we had these vans and mobile kegs in the back, and we would go to golf courses.  Which of course it won’t, right?  ” “Of course you can.” And of course it’s a subjective question with no answer, but I have my opinion. 

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De-risk Your Startup By Doing It Again: The Joy Of Getting The Band Back Together

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Alma mater, Overture: sold to Yahoo. His response, “When hell freezes over.” The story is familiar. free weekly Infochachkie articles!

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Skate Where the Puck is Going

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And of course – badges. Fawking badges. Really?  OK, I get it. Badges were an innovation. And they seem to work. Badges = Foursquare.

Interview with Mike Gammarino, Students4Startups

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The reason why, is because there's not only a lot of effort competing with larger companies like Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo, but because startups don't have dedicated people to recruit talent from local universities. It's not for everybody, of course. Mike tells us about the group: Mike, thanks for the time today. Thanks!

Twiistup 007: Date, Speakers, Early Bird Special

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In 1995 he developed with Robert Morris the first web-based application, Viaweb, which was acquired by Yahoo in 1998. gigaom.com.  . Paul Grahm.

Google's Lurking Problem.

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Even the idea of exactly how to do that, of course, didn't orginate with Google. That idea came from Bill Gross, who started GoTo.com (later renamed Overture and acquired by Yahoo). Yes, even Google has problems. Some are well discussed - like its difficulties in trying to break into the hand held market - and some are not. That is it.

Launchpad LA – 10 Startup Companies to Watch

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We had executives from the studios like Fox, Warner Bros and Disney.  We had software executives from Google, Yahoo!, Watch this space.

Close5: eBay's San Diego Move Into The Mobile, Local Market

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Of course, we have technology to help us with that, but we offer human intervention to make sure that transactions go smoothly. You don''t see the Google''s and Yahoo''s of the world on the street, interacting with customers. What is Close5? All of those are desktop-based sites, although we also have mobile experiences and mobile apps.