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Portland Incubator Experiment Extends Deadline to August 8, 2011

July 31, 2011 Rich 0

The Portland Incubator Experiment (PIE) is seeking Startups looking for a solid rocket booster to success. We’ll give you $18,000 and office space to spend three months with us in beautiful Portland, Oregon. You and other promising co-founders will learn from our startups-in-residence, successful alumni, Wieden+Kennedy, and our mentor network. […]

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Startup Results from 18 Months of AngelList

July 26, 2011 Rich 0

Need funding? The Venture Hacks blog takes a look at results of AngelList, and the results are pretty impressive: 8,000 intros. An investor has asked for an intro to a startup on AngelList over 8,000 times. 400 investments. A startup has been introduced to an investor and subsequently closed that investor […]

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Sumazi Startup Connects You With People You Ought to Know

July 20, 2011 Rich 0

Social Networking startup Sumazi launched their private beta this week, and I was able to take sneak peek here at inside-Startups. While existing social networks reinforce connections with people you already know, Sumazi connects you with new people and opportunities that may be out of sight but not out of […]

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Five Lies About Starting a Company

July 19, 2011 Rich 0

Trackur CEO Andy Beal debunks some of the most common conventional wisdom about Startups: Business plans serve only two purposes. First, they’re a crutch for entrepreneurs that need to convince themselves they have a winning business idea. Their business plan is a comfort blanket providing a false sense of security […]

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Interview: Startup With the Right Model and Mind the Runway

July 18, 2011 Rich 0

In this interview, Bernard Slede of HP Startup Central offers some keen advice for entrepreneurs: One of the biggest challenges for startups is what’s known as the “runway”, which refers to the time a founding team has before it runs out of cash.. How much money will you need? How […]

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14 Ways To Be A Great Startup CEO

July 17, 2011 Rich 0

Jason Baptiste writes about 14 ways to be great CEO, including how to be the punching bag: A startup CEO needs to be the personal voodoo doll for a startup. They need to be able to take on a strong burden of stress, pain, and torture all while making level […]

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Interview: Rieva Lesonsky on Lessons from an Woman Entrepreneur

July 15, 2011 Rich 0

In this interview from HP Startup Central, Rieva Lesonsky, CEO of GrowBiz Media, discusses how she started her own business as well as her 26 years at Entrepreneur magazine providing advice, profiling entrepreneurs. She also has some keen advice for women starting their own businesses: The last thing I’ll mention […]

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Infographic: Zynga’s IPO Road to Riches

July 11, 2011 Rich 0

GigaOM asks the question, “You know what’s cool? A Billion dollars!” Zynga, the San Francisco-based social gaming company recently filed to go public and raise a whopping $1 billion in its initial public offering. The folks from Namesake have put together a graphic that tells the story of Zynga, the […]

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Video: CloudSigma Takes IaaS to New Levels

July 6, 2011 Rich 0

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iaLysPB73c In this video, CloudSigma’s Director of U.S. Operations Miha Ahronovitz talks about how the Swiss Startup company provides simplified IaaS Cloud provisioning. Recorded at the GigaOm Structure Conference June 22, 2011 in San Francisco.  

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How Much Should You Raise for Your Startup?

July 5, 2011 Rich 0

VC Fred Wilson looks at how much money you should raise for your Startup: I’ve got two basic rules of thumb. First, try to dilute in the 10-20% band whenever you raise money. If you can keep it to 10%, that is great. You might have to do more, but […]