How This Entrepreneur Went From Poverty To CEO Of A Dead Sexy Startup

InfoChachkie

Don began by explaining that his impoverished childhood drove him to a life as an entrepreneur. ". I had never thought about being an entrepreneur. There''s this thing called graphic design. After graduating from college, Don began his career at a small design firm. "So

An Unlikely Unicorn: Lynda.com’s Journey From Garage To $1.3B Sale

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For those who don’t have the time to listen to our entire talk, I’ve highlighted several key takeaways below, along with the corresponding video timestamp, to facilitate quick access to issues of interest to entrepreneurs. Both Bruce and Lynda were both self-educated technologists.

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Interview: Lynda Weinman of Lynda.com

InfoChachkie

Messenger : Lynda Weinman , Co-Founder and Executive Chair, lynda.com and author of Designing Web Graphics , a world-wide bestseller, translated into 15 languages. What advice would you give an emerging entrepreneur who is looking to establish themselves as a thought leader?

Interview: Lynda Weinman of Lynda.com

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Messenger : Lynda Weinman , Co-Founder and Executive Chair, lynda.com and author of Designing Web Graphics , a world-wide bestseller, translated into 15 languages. What advice would you give an emerging entrepreneur who is looking to establish themselves as a thought leader?

Creating the Next Generation of US Employees. My Investment in Treehouse

Both Sides of the Table

So I invested in Maker Studios , which is now the 3rd largest producer of Internet video on the web. But its objective is to teach the world web design or to program computers. I’m investing in businesses that reinvent education. Ryan wants to reinvent education.

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Top 30 Startup Posts for July 2010

SoCal CTO

Welcome to the Lost Decade (for Entrepreneurs, IPO’s and VC’s) - Steve Blank , July 15, 2010 If you take funding from a venture capital firm or angel investor and want to build a large, enduring company (rather than sell it to the highest bidder), this isn’t the decade to do it. Wannabe entrepreneur symptoms and cures - Gabriel Weinberg , July 25, 2010 I was once a wannabe entrepreneur. and tips for buyers looking for logo design.

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Interview with Alex Benzer, SocialEngine

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The most attractive thing about it was the educational value. So, we were pretty excited to educate ourselves at TechStars. The program itself is incredibly daunting initially, but it was really valuable for us, especially as an educational experience.

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The Startup Guide To SXSW Panel Picking

Tech Zulu Event

TechZulu is helping the startup community out by listing all the great startup/entrepreneur oriented panels. Over the past ten years, the rise of the consumer web and the availability of better measurement too. Bootstrapping advice, entrepreneur, startups. .

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140conf Live From The LA Music Box Theater

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Adam Bell (@datatv) - Web Design and Branding with an attitude! Carlos R (@CarlosHernandez) - Social media educator & co-creator of Social Media for the Uncomfortable. CarmenElena Mitchell (@therealgirls) - Creator, "The Real Girls Guide to Everything Else" Web Series.