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Video: Debunking Myths of Entrepreneurship

February 29, 2012 Rich 0

In this video, Eric Ries from the Lessons Learned blog discusses the keys to Startup success. A startup is not a “doll house” version of a larger enterprise. It’s a human institution trying to start something new under extreme conditions of uncertainty, says author Eric Ries. It’s not that some […]

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Video: Investors Share Secrets of Successful Startups

February 26, 2012 Rich 0

In this CBS Money Watch video, hosts Laurel Touby and Jennifer Hill speak with two big players in the startup investment world: David S. Rose, Managing Partner, Rose Tech Ventures and Allison Goldberg, Managing Dir. & VP, Time Warner Investments.

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Startup’s Cube Computer to Borg Your Office

February 25, 2012 Rich 0

Jonathan Blum from Entrepreneur magazine writes that this tiny cube from a Startup called Xi3 Technologies might be your next office PC. Each Xi3 device is made up of three separate modules: one for the processor, one for how the unit communicates on a network and a third for power. […]

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How to Acquire an Existing Domain Name

February 24, 2012 Rich 0

You’ve got the perfect idea for a Startup, but what if someone already has the perfect domain name that you wanted? Julian Shapiro from NameLayer writes that there are good and bad ways to make your approach and buy an existing domain from someone. Direct contact means you can offer […]

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Joyent Cloud to Power Amplify Startup Incubator

February 22, 2012 Rich 0

This week Joyent announced that their Joyent Cloud will become the lead cloud services sponsor of Amplify, a Los Angeles startup accelerator and venture capital fund. After we learned about Amplify pre-launch, it was a no-brainer for Joyent Cloud to sponsor Amplify and provide compute credits on our infrastructure. Amplify’s […]

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The Power of the One Page Strategy

February 21, 2012 Rich 0

Michele Welch writes that a one-page strategy is something an entrepreneur should revisit every day when making business decisions. Your one page strategy is something you can easily review daily that’s going to keep you focused, even in the face of projects, financials and teams! Liken it to your mission […]

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Why You Need a Startup Exit Strategy

February 19, 2012 Rich 0

Marin Zwilling writes about the importance of a good exit strategy for entrepreneurs. To some, an exit strategy sounds negative. Actually, the best reason for an exit strategy is to plan how to optimize a good situation, rather than get out of a bad one. This allows you to run […]

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The Big Data Magnet for Startups

February 17, 2012 Rich 0

Martin LaMonica over at CNET writes that, while armies of entrepreneurs are trying to make money helping customers sifting through Big Data, one of the biggest challenges is simply getting control of the data in the first place. The thing that’s really fun to me is that [big data] is […]

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ISC’12 Looks to Showcase More HPC Startups

February 16, 2012 Rich 0

ISC’12 has a few slots left for Startups at their exhibition. The event runs June 17-20 in Hamburg. Once again, ISC will give young HPC companies the opportunity to participate in the exhibition and introduce themselves to the HPC community. Selected start-ups will receive furnished booth space, a speaking slot, access to […]

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Podcast: An Information Diet for Founders

February 14, 2012 Rich 0

Do founders need a lighter diet of daily information? In this podcast, Clay Johnson describes how to go on an information in order to be more productive and efficient. Jonson is the founder of Big Window Labs and Blue State Digital. He’s also the author of The Information Diet, which […]