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Deals Site “Doggyloot” Fetches Funding from Sandbox Ventures

August 31, 2011 Rich 0

Clipped from: (share this clip) We marketing folks often talk about whether or not the dogs are eating the dog food. Now, Sandbox Ventures has thrown a bone to a Chicago Startup called Doggyloot, which helps consumers save on pet food. Doggyloot, which launched in February 2011, has rapidly […]

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Growing in the Asia-Pacific Marketplace, Part III

August 30, 2011 Rich 0

Steve Perrenod from Orion Marketing has posted Part III of his feature on Growing in the Asia-Pacific Marketplace. In this third blog entry I look more specifically at an important consideration for business in the region – the unfortunate fact of corruption. There is an extremely wide variation in the […]

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10 Crowdfunding Sites for Your Startup

August 29, 2011 Rich 0

Clipped from: (share this clip) Serial entrepreneur Amanda Frazier writes that many Startups are taking advantage of crowdfunding websites, which are basically communities that funds ideas, dreams, and projects. She lists 10 crowdfunding sites, many of which I had never heard of.

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Young Entrepreneurs and the Greater Fool Theory

August 27, 2011 Rich 0

Tony Stubblebine writes that young entrepreneurs should consider a fundamental rule of business called the Greater Fool Theory: There’s basically two ways to be financially successful as a company. One, you could rely on time-tested business fundamentals. I call this the Warren Buffet model. Two, you could rely on the […]

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Video: Startup CPusage Sells Your CPU Cycles to Science

August 26, 2011 Rich 0

httpv:// The Next Web brings us this video on CPusage, a Portland Startup that turns your excess CPU cycles into a public grid for scientific research. The processing power of the idle computers (downloaded in one click for users) creates CPUsage’s Cirrus Grid which delivers a scalable and high powered […]

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Survey Reveals the New Entrepreneur

August 23, 2011 Rich 0

Clipped from: (share this clip) A recent survey by Deluxe Corporation suggests a a surprising global democratization of entrepreneurship: With the bad economy looming and emerging technologies changing the way we brand and market our businesses, there is a new face of modern entrepreneurship. Now people from across the […]

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Perfect PR Pitches for your Startup

August 22, 2011 Rich 0

Paul Sawers over at the Next Web writes some great tips for Startups looking for PR: A key point to remember is that the relationship between a company and the media is a symbiotic one. On the one hand you, as a startup, want the public to read about your […]

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Starting a Company? 5 Things You Should Know

August 19, 2011 Rich 0

Signpost CEO Stuart Wall has posted Five Things You Need to Know about Starting a Company, including the wake-up-call that “You won’t get it right on the first try.” Unless you’re copying a proven business model, you probably don’t know who your customers are, what they want, or what they […]

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Slidecast: BlackSky Starts Up with Purpose-Built HPC

August 18, 2011 Rich 0

httpv:// In this slidecast, BlackSky CEO Scott Alexander presents an overview of the company’s HPC products including their new Apollo Storage System. We created this product because we looked for an HPC storage system for our own internal cloud and for our customers for more than a year and found […]

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Startups’ Ryno Cycle to be featured in London Museum

August 17, 2011 Rich 0

Ryno – Maneuverability Demo from ianlyman on Vimeo. Portland-area Startup Ryno Motors‘ unique one-wheeled motorcycle will soon be featured in the London Transport Museum. We continue to be amazed by the reception to RYNO Motors both domestically and internationally,” said Chris Hoffman, founder and CEO of RYNO Motors. “The design […]