The Audacious Plan to Make Electricity as Easy as WiFi

Both Sides of the Table

Meredith came to see me along with the CTO Marc Berte. Did anybody hold patents that would prevent us from using this technology? I seldom hire patent attorneys during due diligence but this was too important. When I first met Meredith Perry she was 24.

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NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

SoCal CTO

You’ll learn about competitive products that exist or are being built. Startups that come to me and ask me to sign an NDA in order to get Free Startup CTO Consulting really are missing it.

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NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

SoCal CTO

You’ll learn about competitive products that exist or are being built. Startups that come to me and ask me to sign an NDA in order to get Free Startup CTO Consulting really are missing it.

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Makers Making The Sci-Fi Tricorder A Reality With VOXearch

socalTECH

A number of teams have recently been looking to turn that vision into reality, as a result of the Qualcomm Tricorder Prize , a $10M competition being run by the X Prize Foundation to create a real life Tricorder. We caught up with one of the local teams competing in that competition, VOXearch (www.voxearch.com), to learn more about the prize as well as their specific approach to the competition. Mike Outmesguine: Right now, it''s a competition, so there are deadlines.

Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010

SoCal CTO

Continuing my series of posts that I’ve been collecting that live at the intersection of Startups and being a Startup CTO : Startup CTO Top 30 Posts for April 16 Great Startup Posts from March here are the top posts from May 2010. Why Lawyers Don’t Run Startups - Steve Blank , May 27, 2010 Startups need to have a great lawyer, accountant, patent attorney, etc. At best I think business plan competitions are a waste of time.

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How urRadio Wants To Make You The Radio Station

socalTECH

Our CTO was the Senior Web Engineer at Yahoo Music, and helped launch many of its international platforms, and helped rebuild the original Yahoo Music and Messenger radio players. There is already lots of competition in the streaming music area, what do you think you can add to that area?

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Top 30 Startup Posts in June 2010

SoCal CTO

Some great content around the intersection of startups and being a Startup CTO in June this year. This continues my series of posts: Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010 Startup CTO Top 30 Posts for April 16 Great Startup Posts from March There was some really great content in June. Just because a product has a patent, deep complexity and an obvious competitive advantage does not mean that it can fly by itself into the market.

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Decoding Signal From Noise For Wall Street, With Bitvore

socalTECH

Whether that''s for competitive analysis or market analysis, our product is basically able to monitor--on a very large scale--things that are important to your particular company.

Retro: My Favorite Blog Post on Raising VC

Both Sides of the Table

Another called Parker Harris, the co-founder and CTO. Distributed version control model – first in the industry like ours and we are filing patents. Page 3: Competition. Tim handled the product management, vision, roadmap and competitive questions like a pro. On December 2nd, 2006 I wrote the blog post published later in this post when I was CEO of startup Koral about my experiences in pitching VCs.

Contur Sorts Your Email From Clutter To Save You Hours | Interview With The Founders

Tech Zulu Event

Bruno Denuit, our CTO, has worked for over ten years on database technologies and cloud services at Microsoft in Redmond. Prior to joining Contur, he founded a successful business, and was a finalist at a South by Southwest Startup competition.

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Interview with Mike Neshat, RFaxis

socalTECH

Oleksandr Gorbachov, my co-founder and our CTO, has been in wireless microwave and millimeter wave technology for 27 or 28 years. There is lots of competition from the big companies, legal threats in the industry for chip startups to navigate today, how are you handling that? So there's no legal issues for us, and if they don't infringe on our patents, there's no worry for them. A few weeks ago, we were surprised to run into a new launch of a semiconductor startup.

Interview with Cliff Rees, XCast Labs

socalTECH

Nobody in our competitive space can do all of those things, because they simply don't control their own destiny, because they don't own their own technology. Our CTO, Vladamir, the head of our engineering and core development team, went and formed his own garage R&D company. We've got patents on technology that helps save bandwidth utilized for VoIP calls and particularly for video.

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

Frank Addante

As CTO, it was my job to solve this problem. of the product, file patents, hire a small sales team and launch a marketing program to take StrongMail to market.