Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 4. Build a SWAT team

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Build a SWAT team By Frank Addante (Part 4 of a 5 part series: " So, you need to develop a product? ") Any entrepreneur, CEO or CTO should always have a development SWAT team on hand. At L90 (Startup 3.0) , we were sued by DoubleClick on the eve of our IPO for alleged patent-infrindgement.

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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. Here is where having Marc Berte and a team out of MIT who have designed systems like this for years gave one confidence we could do something others couldn’t copy and at price points that could make us market leaders over night.

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Technology Roles in Startups


Background This post partly really came about as a result of a great conversation yesterday with David Croslin a former CTO at HP who recently conducted an interesting experiment. This is actually fairly common and I think it’s a bit challenging in that the technology roles (from technology advisor to CTO) in a startup vary widely.

How Beatshare Is Tackling Music And Messaging


Photo: Barry Lieberman, President and COO; Eli Aizenstat, Founder & CEO; and Rob Patrick, CTO). Before that, I was at a multimedia design academy in high school. I've always been a mobile enthusiast, in technology and design and user experience. Eli Aizenstat: I entered into the Design Accelerator, which is an accelerator run in conjunction with the Art Center College of Design and Caltech, in the summer of 2014.

Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010


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.

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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Lisa and her team create media projects designed to move the social progress agenda forward. He is a founder of Strengths Doctors, a consulting firm which helps leaders design energizing work environments. Matt Miller – Co-Founder and CTO of Designed by.

Top 30 Startup Posts in June 2010


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


It''s designed for business people. That''s really where the genesis of this comes from, and we have patents around the idea of continually analyzing both structure and semistructured data from a wide variety of sources, simultaneously.

Interview with Mike Neshat, RFaxis


The way we've been describing this to people has been, you can treat our RF device like a digital chip--all of the RF design is out of the equation. Oleksandr Gorbachov, my co-founder and our CTO, has been in wireless microwave and millimeter wave technology for 27 or 28 years. Anything we'll be doing will have reference designs with Broadcom and Cirrus and the others. So there's no legal issues for us, and if they don't infringe on our patents, there's no worry for them.

Interview with Cliff Rees, XCast Labs


Our major designer was the number two guy on the Lucent 5E development program, so we understand how to design scalability into telecom apps, and scale seamlessly, better than our competitors. 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…)

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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. Blogger Template originally design by Web-Kreation Converted By Jacky Supit

Interview with George Ruan and Donald Patterson, Quub


Ruan is the CEO of the firm, and Dr. Patterson is the CTO. Don Patterson: It took a long time to converge on what we were actually doing, and we started on a path of developing stuff, working with interaction designers, and forcing ourselves to identify what service we were really trying to provide. The sort of support mechanisms and networks in place really are about pharmaceuticals, biomedical, and patents.

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