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8 Ways to Nail Your Startup Interviews

May 18, 2011 Rich 0

If you’ve been seeking to land at a Startup, Bonanza‘s Alex Berg has eight tips for you: Once you have your sights set, the first thing to do is get on the radar. Startups’ focus on fit makes them a fairly incestuous lot. They tend to hire friends and former […]

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Starting Up? Get a Support Group

May 15, 2011 Rich 0

Notifo founder Chad Etzel blogs that, not only are Startups hard, you may need a support group to keep it together: In the Valley, you are a Nobody until you are a Somebody. Trying to launch a new product as a Nobody is hard. Trying to get press as a […]

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Want Users for Your Startup? Get Controversial

May 15, 2011 Rich 0

F-ckedcompany founder Philip Kaplan is often asked for advice on how to get users for a new startup. In this blog post, he lays out a surprising set of tips that may curl your hair: Keep in mind that your product doesn’t have to be inherently controversial to stir controversy. […]

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Podcast: Grid Dynamics CEO Victoria Livschitz on Delivering Cloud Scalability

May 1, 2011 Rich 0

In this podcast, I interview Victoria Livschitz, President & CEO of Grid Dynamics. As an engineering company, Grid Dynamics has helped companies like eBay, Paypal, and Microsoft build next-generation, mission-critical systems that deliver extreme scalability and elasticity. In our cloud computing survey of engineers, we learned that they are all […]

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Slidecast: Hadapt’s Adaptive Query Execution Speeds Big Data in the Cloud

April 16, 2011 Rich 0

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKCNt7U0zLs In this slidecast, I interview Justin Borgman, CEO of Hadapt. This week the company announced an initial round of financing and a set of patents related to Big Data analytics. “Our patent-pending Adaptive Query Execution capability is unlike any other offering in the market,” explains Borgman. “In testing conducted […]

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Podcast: Interview with Massively Parallel’s CEO, Bobbi Hazard

April 10, 2011 Rich 0

Last week, Massively Parallel Technologies unveiled their Blue Cheetah “application ecosystem software” for modern cloud computing environments. With their first product Blue Cheetah Cub now in beta release, the company hopes to provide an all new way of organizing a developer community, defining application software functionality, establishing collaboration, and constructing […]

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Video Interview: GPUs Power Elemental Technologies

February 5, 2011 Rich 0

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hI0RsUU9cog In this video, insideHPC Business Analyst Chris Kruell interviews Sam Blackman, CEO of Elemental Technologies. Up here in Portland, Oregon, Elemental Technologies is one of the biggest success stories in recent memory. Using proprietary algorithms on off-the-shelf GPU hardware, the company enables broadcasters to rapidly encode their video streams […]

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Special Feature: Robo-Venture Capital?

January 6, 2011 Rich 0

In this special feature by Thomas Thurston of Growth Science International, we look at how HPC could be used by venture capitalists to pick winners more consistently. HPC and Wall Street have a happy marriage. It’s a love-fest – making perfect sense since banks have big enough wallets for HPC […]