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Video: Interview with Don Newell, CTO of Servers, AMD

June 30, 2011 Rich 0

httpv:// In this video, William Wallace from insideHPC interviews Don Newell, AMD CTO of Servers on his secrets to success at a David company facing the Goliath of the chip industry. As reported recently over at Xbit, The company is currently enjoying a surge in popularity in supercomputing circles.   Don […]

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Startups Seeking to Shake Up Networking

June 29, 2011 Rich 0

Rich Miller over at Datacenter Knowledge writes that Startups are poised to rock high performance networking: I think it’s an incredibly exciting time for networking,” said Guido Appenzeller, co-founder and CEO of startup Big Switch Networks. “We have a kind of perfect storm in the networking sector. There’s a huge amount […]

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insideHPC Launches

June 29, 2011 Rich 0

Popular supercomputing news site expands coverage to profile the entrepreneurs of tomorrow   PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–insideHPC, the Web’s premier short-format HPC news site, today announced the launch of, a sub-site of insideHPC that will extend the site’s coverage to include news on startup companies and profiles of the innovators […]

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Why Startups Commit Suicide

June 27, 2011 Rich 0

Justin.TV founder Justin Kan writes that founders of today’s startup’s often kill the company while it’s still very much breathing. When startups commit suicide, often the root problem can be traced back to a lack of product traction — it’s rare to find people willingly quitting companies with exploding metrics. […]

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Slide Deck: So You Want to Do a Startup, eh?

June 26, 2011 Rich 0

Clipped from: (share this clip) Tara Hunt from Buyosphere has posted a thought-provoking slide deck that looks at the realities of building a startup. Buyosphere is a tool to help you take control of your shopping history: organize it, share it and track how you influence others. Our aim […]

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5 Tips for Avoiding Insanity at your Startup

June 19, 2011 Rich 0

Chris Morris writes up some tips to remain sane when immersed in your Startup: Set core work hours – When you’re an entrepreneur, your business becomes your life. It’s your passion, and where you spend the bulk of your time. And while it’s okay to go on the occasional 14-hour […]

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Infographic: A New Startup Ecosystem?

June 16, 2011 Rich 0

Clipped from: (share this clip) Is the new bubble spawning a new Startup ecosystem? Even if we are experiencing another bubble, is that so bad for startups trying to get funding? This infographic, which Column Five Media did for Udemy, examines some of the evidence. Though VCs are doing […]

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Video: Opscode Hosted Chef Goes GA for the Cloud

June 15, 2011 Rich 0

httpv:// In this slidecast, Opscode co-founder & CEO Jesse Robbins discusses the company’s latest offering called Hosted Chef. “Thousands of companies have been successfully automating their businesses with Opscode’s Hosted Chef and we are proud to deliver the industry’s first SLA, relentlessly focused on providing 24/7 customer support and the […]

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Meet the Startup: Sheetal Dube of AudioName

June 14, 2011 Rich 0

Blogger Rick Turoczy points us to this video segment of Meet the Startup. Meet Sheetal Dube of AudioName, a company founded during Startup Weekend Portland in April of this year. That’s right. Only a few months old. And going full bore at making a go of it.

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Five Ways to Fund your Startup

June 11, 2011 Rich 0

Bill Clark Microventures CEO Bill Clark writes about five quick funding options for Startups: There are many other ways that you can fund your startup, which include your own credit card, vendor financing, crowdfunding, grants or business loans, but the five listed here are the most popular funding options. You […]