Entrepreneurship

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Being an Entrepreneur

In the exciting bubble that is the Web 3.0, all of a sudden it is hip, cool, and even fashionable to be an entrepreneur again, especially a web entrepreneur.  Even one girl asked me, with almost stars in her eyes, How does one become an entrepreneur??? While the truth is, there’s not a lot different about being an entrepreneur from being a…

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What kind of Crap will the Future bring?

In the beginning… Whenever a new technology is created for information sharing, the first inroads into that technology are always highly curated, of the most “social value” of the age. When the printing press was first created, the first book ever to be published was the Bible. Similarly, when the internet (ARPANET) was created, the first “real” usages were for DARPA (defense…

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Can I Put “Rocket Scientist” on my CV?

This entire post is here so that I can put this picture I drew on my ipad up. It’s a rocket, so can I apply to rocket-scientist type jobs?  Of course the answer is yes. Business Development and Angel Investing?  Why yes, I can do those too.   (I ripped this whole idea off from my brother…)

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Private Angel Investing Philosophies

I was watching a video from the 2012 Mass Challenge Accelerator where Venture Capitalist and Author Jeff Bussgang was explaining how to master the VC game (Video Here) \cite{http://masschallenge.org/video/view/mastering-vc-game-jeff-bussgang}.  Overall it is a great video for those wanting to understand venture capital and how the VC-entrepreneur relationship works.  At one point, an audience member (44:00) asks a question about how VC’s perceive…

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The Rise and Fall of a Bubble… 2.0?

Every time there is a large mass of credit expansion, a “bubble” as it were, in any particular industry, people either jump on board, or are hesitant, asking “how long will it last?”. After all, if one knew how long a bubble lasted (as differentiated from a market self-correction), one would know the right time to seek out funding for their business…

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Economics of Ad Delivery

I would like to talk a little bit about the economics of ad (as in web advertising unit) delivery. Not because I am the biggest expert in the world, but because I have been wrongheaded about the issue in the past. I can (and have) been found guilty of advising people not to upgrade to additional servers (here), that there is more…

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