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One Book Every Entrepreneur Should Own

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” I have long thought about and written about the personal toll that being an entrepreneur places on your life. Entrepreneur Advice

The Entrepreneur Thesis

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I call it the entrepreneur thesis. It’s entrepreneurs I back. It’s what I call the “entrepreneur thesis.” A thesis. for him.

Ten Tech Entrepreneurs Who Are Putting LA on the Map

SoCal Delicious

Ten Tech Entrepreneurs Who Are Putting LA on the Map. Iraq was about as tough of a place to build a company as can be. Main menu. Deals.

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

SoCal Delicious

where entrepreneurs share their stories. 63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of By mario on May 2, 2012 in Features , grid. Weekly.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Hire Entrepreneurs!

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. Hire Entrepreneurs!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 4.0 – Wireless is the next big thing – hurry!

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 5.0 – I’m just going to chill out for a bit… (OK, for a month…)

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 1.0: “The Bug Bite” - The Internet Needs a Card Catalogue (I guess that’s a search engine)

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 3.0: Internet advertising is good. No, it’s bad. Oh wait… it IS good!

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Tear Down Your Firewalls

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: We're Not Saving Lives.

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Inventing Stuff, Obviously Impossible?

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. Hire Entrepreneurs!

The Yo-Yo Life of a Tech Entrepreneur – A Cautionary Tale

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Mine started this way … I started my first company in the “go-go years&# of the Internet: 1999. We were based in London. Fawk!

Shutup And Sell: Entrepreneurs Shouldn’t Discuss Religion, Politics Or Sex(ual Orientation)

InfoChachkie

Angry people are usually inspired to act against your company's interests. Stakeholder Responsibility. Be boring in public. Association Guilt.

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Interview with Sean Broihier, Fine Art America

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more--or you can go online and use Fine Art America (www.fineartamerica.com), a Santa Monica company which is doing. customers? online. online.

When Does Venture Debt Make Sense For Your Startup? - The Other Green Money

InfoChachkie

As Fred points out, many entrepreneurs hear the word “debt” and promptly run the other direction. Go ahead, I will wait…. welcome back. million.

Fulgent Genetics Files For IPO

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Fulgent Genetics is developing genetic testing and laboratory testing technology, and is led by Ming Hsieh, who holds the majority shares in the company. Hsieh is a serial entrepreneur and billionaire, who founded and sold Cogent Systems to 3M. The IPO is being underwritten by Credit Suisse, Piper Jaffray, Raymond James, and BTIG.

Interview: Thorsten von Eicken of RightScale

InfoChachkie

Towards the end of 2006 I realized that EC2 was transformative and that people needed help understanding it as well as tools to work it.

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Interview with Clark Benson, Ranker

socalTECH

Clark Benson: I'm a serial entrepreneur, and have had one prior Internet exit. What's the story behind Ranker? What is the business model here?

Mr. Chow for 6 Please

Eric Greenspan

Back in 2006, my company was awarded Services Company of the Year by the Technology Council of Southern California. He never did.

One Weird Trick to Build a Personal Brand

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I was building a document management company and he was building a document signature company. Jason sold his company to Adobe.

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Map of VC Investments

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Friday, March 9, 2007 Map of VC Investments Found this Map of 2006 VC Investments post. and Ph.D.

Los Angeles Fast 500 Winners Announced

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The Los Angeles winners of the Deloitte Fast 500 ranking of fastest growing companies was announced last night at an event at Santa Monica's Shutters on the Beach, with 26 companies recognized in the overall 2011 Technology Fast 500, and three "Technology Rising Stars" recognized in the Los Angeles area.

TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

Tech Zulu Event

We will also have some of the top companies present that each of the panelist has invested in. 28 from 7pm-10pm in Santa Monica. in 2008.

6 Tips for Building Relationships with Journalists

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When you are selected you share the stage with 49 other companies (in the case of TechCrunch50. Many other great companies are not. -

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

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You invest across many funds just as VCs invest across many companies. The best VCs don’t try to help entrepreneurs. Yeah, true.

Interview with Robert Flynn, Aggregage

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The startup is headed by Robert Flynn --a former VC, and co-founder of Liquid Audio, and most recently head of Modern Feed, the company that is now Clicker--who talked with us about his new company. On the other side, we had about one third of our investments in early stage, technology driven companies. What is Aggregage?

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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We’ll work our asses off and build huge companies that will define the next generation of American’s lives.” LA should be LA.”

Want to Know How VC’s Calculate Valuation Differently from Founders?

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Back in 1999 when I first raised venture capital I had zero knowledge of what a fair term sheet looked like or how to value my company. Normal.

Time is the Enemy of All Deals

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A reminder that it is important for all entrepreneurs is to remember to be careful about “deal drift.” Hey, did you guys see ABC company?

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: FounderBlog’s 1 Year Anniversary! A BIG THANK YOU to 3,500 entrepreneurs in 50+ countries

Frank Addante

2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. ► October (1) New Video!

Reflections on 2016: Louise Wannier, True Roses

socalTECH

Wannier is a longtime Southern California entrepreneur, having founded MyShape, Enfish, and co-founding Gemstar, the maker of VCR Plus. With respect to technology, it has been having the opportunity to help a few entrepreneurs realize the next stage of their dream by working through key strategic choices together. In 2006, Ms.

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

socalTECH

Now, a new breed of companies is finally making it out, which has had a huge impact on valuations. Exits usually come for great companies.

Getting Your Internet Company Bought - Startups Uncensored #6

Jason Nazar

This month’s “Startups Uncensored” will be on “Getting Your Internet Company Bought”. TO SIGN UP FOR THIS EVENT, CLICK HERE. Cost: FREE.

Interview with Cliff Boro, KidZui

socalTECH

The passion of the company has remained consistent, although the manner in how we do that has evolved. Give us an overview on KidZui.

Gene Dolgoff's 3D Vision: Using Crowdfunding To Turn the World 3D

socalTECH

Santa Monica-based Fundable (www.fundable.com) is a newly launched, crowdfunding site which is headed by local entrepreneur Wil Shroter. Thanks!

Vizio and the Story of the Sleeping Giant

Tech Zulu Event

Over 600 people came to this event to listen share and network, including entrepreneurs, VC’s and investors. William spent about half the time showing amusing new commercials and going through the evolution of his life leading up to the inception of Vizio as well as how a $600,000 investment turned into a $3 billion company seven years later.

Mindshare LA Brings the Power of “Play” to Santa Monica

Tech Zulu Event

In 2006, Douglas Campbell started Mindshare LA out of the downtown art colony The Brewery. What is cool that is happening with the ocean?

My Life as a CEO (and VC): Chief Psychologist

Both Sides of the Table

He says it basically comes down to three key functions: Sets the overall vision and strategy of the company and communicates it to all stakeholders.

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Are Business Plans Still Necessary?

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I remember going to an Under the Radar conference in 2006 in the heat of the Web 2.0 Ditto for enterprise software companies. craze.