Archive for the ‘entrepreneurship’ Category

How to Pivot on a Dime

If you're planning to make entrepreneurship your future, then you probably think that you're a fairly adaptable, fly by the seat of your pants kind of guy (or girl). That's a good start, however, to achieve real success as an entrepreneur, you're going to have to learn to change direction practically mid-sentence. Here are the reasons why, as well as a few tips on how to make it a little easier.

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Posted: September 5th, 2010
at 1:50pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: entrepreneurship

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Tickers for Private Companies?

When you want to look up information on publicly traded companies, it helps to know the ticker symbol. Microsft’s ticker isAMSFT, Google’s ticker isAGOOG, Apple’s ticker isAAPL. Every publicly traded company has a ticker.

But private companies don’t have tickers. And as more and more private companies are attaining status and drawing the attention of mainstream media and the investment community, it is time for that to change.

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Posted: August 28th, 2010
at 4:20pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: development,trade,entrepreneurship

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Aneesh Chopra: The Future of US Tech Innovation

Aneesh Chopra was sworn in by President Obama in May 2009 as the nation’s first Chief Technology Officer.

Chopra has sought to use information technology to raise public awareness about President Obama’s policies on health care, energy and the environment. Chopra discusses how investing in technological innovation is a crucial aspect of job creation, reducing health-care costs and protecting the country.

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Posted: August 27th, 2010
at 10:50pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: development,entrepreneurship

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It's Time To Reinvent The Signature Page

Last night I printed, signed, scanned, and emailed two signature pages. AAs is my custom of not keeping anything around, I tore up and tossed the sig pages and then deleted the files. AThis morning I woke up to an email saying "We didn't get your signature pages. ACan you please send them." AI just went through the same print, sign, scan, and email process again.

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Posted: August 27th, 2010
at 10:35pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: web,development,entrepreneurship,trademark & copyright

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2010 Young Innovators Under 35

Since 1999, the editors ofATechnology Review have honored the young innovators whose inventions and research we find most exciting; today that collection is the TR35, a list of technologists and scientists, all under the age of 35. Their work-spanning medicine, computing, communications, electronics, nanotechnology, and more-is changing our world.

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Posted: August 25th, 2010
at 6:08pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: entrepreneurship

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WIE Prize for Female Entrepreneurs

It’s something of a truism that there are too few females in the web startup space, and indeed, in early-stage ventures in general. But if this is commonly accepted as fact, it’s only recently that there has been a big push to go out and recruit great women to the field. Today, new San Francisco-based startup incubator i/o venturesAannounced the first ever WIE Prize for female entrepreneurs.

The prize isAoffered in partnership with the WIE Network and will be awarded at the WIE Symposium in September. Basically, it will be be investment based on theAi/o model: 8% of the company for $25,000, a 4-month incubation period and access to world class mentors and supporters who can help with product, model, and later-stage investment, not to mention a stint at the i/o ventures space in the best neighborhood in San Francisco, theAMission.

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Posted: August 12th, 2010
at 10:19pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: competitions,entrepreneurship

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Unlearn Your MBA

David Heineimeier Hansson, the creator of Ruby on Rails and partner at 37signals in Chicago, says that planning is guessing, and for a start-up, the focus must be on today and not on tomorrow. He argues that constraints-fiscal, temporal, or otherwise-drive innovation and effective problem-solving. The most important thing, Hansson believes, is to make a dent in the universe with your company.

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Posted: July 24th, 2010
at 7:06pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: development,education,entrepreneurship

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White Bear Yard London

White Bear Yard is composed of entrepreneurs and operators who want to apply their experiences towards helping founders and early-stage teams build great digital media/technology companies.

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Posted: July 23rd, 2010
at 6:49pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: web,design,competitions,internets,entrepreneurship

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Crowdfounding Sites to Change the World

For many people, the thought of taking significant financial risk holds them back from jumping head-long into launching the idea that has been stuck in the recesses of their head.AThis little collection of crowdfunding websites and web applications are designed to take the risk out of that creativity and innovation, allowing even the little guy to do something amazing.

Who needs venture capital funding to get their idea off the ground? If you've been holding back because of it, you might just find there's help out there,AfueledAby the community, and managed by some of theseAfantasticAsites, which can help you fund your idea, business startup or music project.

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Posted: July 19th, 2010
at 4:30pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: blogs,entrepreneurship

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