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Cloak Protects Your IOS Device from Hackers

January 31, 2013 Rich 0

In this video, Dave Peck describes Cloak’s new VPN technology for OS X and IOS devices. Developed as a protection against hacking programs like FireSheep, the Cloak software is now GA and available on the Apps Store. Cloak uses Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology but is designed to work automatically […]

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The Primary Reason Startups Fail

January 29, 2013 Rich 0

Why do most Startups fail? Over at, Martin C. Zwilling writes that the number one reason is the founder up and quits. Overall, my view is that starting a business is just like everything else. Nothing important is all that easy, and all of us stumble a few times and […]

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Startup Dreams in Popup Rentals

January 28, 2013 Rich 0

Over at SFgate, Nellie Bowles writes that Entrepreneurs are innovating to get around the lack of affordable housing in San Francisco. Poorer than their parents and scrappy by nature, this young generation of tech workers sees little value in suburban comfort. Their entrepreneurial individuality and interest in back-to-nature minimalism lends […]

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Video: The Risks of Angels on the Web

January 27, 2013 Rich 0

In this video, the Wall Street Jounnal looks at the risks involved with one-click Angel investing. One site that lets startups post profiles warns, “Expect to lose your money.”

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Why “Better” Needs to be in Your Startup Culture

January 26, 2013 Rich 0

Over at the Not Only Luck blog, John Melonakos writes that the notion to “Be Better” is a reminder that wherever we are today is not as important as where we are headed. To be pointed in the right direction is something everyone can individually control through choices each day. […]

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World’s First Brewery Incubator Gets Kickstarter Funding

January 25, 2013 Rich 0

Over at Fast Company, Zak Stone writes that Brewery Inc. in Houston is looking to support and grow new “nano-breweries.” We cultivate these nano-breweries through business workshops, networking events, co-marketing, investor pitches, and co-working until they are fully ready to launch their own brewery,” reads the Brewery Incubator’s Kickstarter. The […]

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Video: Greg Kidd on the Insights Behind Killer Startups

January 24, 2013 Rich 0

In this video, Greg Kidd from 3Taps discusses observations about the path to success for some of the most valuable Startups in and outside of Silicon Valley. He describes why setting out to solve big problems rather than make money has the potential to yield the most amazing outcomes & […]