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Here's the takeaway from 2012′s big tech acquisitions: Founders must be lean
Cybersecurity Experts Concerned About Email Voting Safety

Jack Dorsey gives us a brief look back at Squirrel, the Square that never was

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Before Jack Dorsey’s payment company was called Square, it was called Squirrel. This has been known for some time, but some new details were shared today by founder Jack Dorsey via Twitter. According to Jack Dorsey, payment service Square was almost called ‘Squirrel’ and the card reader dongle was made...
Jack Dorsey gives us a brief look back at Squirrel, the Square that never was

How To Prepare Your Startup To Raise An Angel Round

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Editor’s note: Derek Andersen is the founder of Startup Grind, a 12-city event series growing around the world to help educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. He’s also ex-Electronic Arts, the founder of Commonred and Vaporware Labs. A recent email from an entrepreneur and complete stranger read: “We need to raise money. Who can you introduce us...
How To Prepare Your Startup To Raise An Angel Round
A Deeper Look Inside Apple’s Secrecy And Its Sustainability
Hiring Great Engineers: Kleiner Perkins' Mike Abbott Explains How

'Pinterest Stress' Is Ruining Your Mother's Life

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Part of the problem. (Photo: Pinterest) So, there's a very real illness that's destroying the lives of mothers everywhere. It’s called “Pinterest stress,” and it reportedly affects 42 percent of mothers. A crippling condition that is yielding a lot of sad BBs in the world, "Pinterest stress" leads people to worry that...
'Pinterest Stress' Is Ruining Your Mother's Life
Should You Trust Your Gut? The Answer Is Yes.

Brizzly’s Been Busy — Buying Apps, Creating Guides, And Going On Picnics.

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Since it launched last July at our Realtime Stream CrunchUp, Brizzly has been one of the best web-based Twitter apps. It offers support for viewing pictures inline, shortened link expansion, multiple Twitter accounts, and even some Facebook support. But they’ve been quiet in recent months. Now we know why. The...
Brizzly’s Been Busy — Buying Apps, Creating Guides, And Going On Picnics.

No, There Was Not A Prostitution Raid On Sand Hill Road

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For weeks, people in Silicon Valley have been passing around a satirical publication's fake report about a supposed prostitution raid at a hotel on Sand Hill Road, the hub of California's venture-capital firms. A local newspaper, the San Jose Mercury News, has investigated. Good news! The fake story is fake....
No, There Was Not A Prostitution Raid On Sand Hill Road

Now In 20 Cities, Startup Grind Aims To Inspire The Next Generation Of Global Entrepreneurs

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“Silicon Valley doesn’t have a monopoly on brilliant entrepreneurs and founders,” Derek Andersen tells me over coffee, “so we want to find them wherever they live, give them a stage and an opportunity to share their hard-won experiences with those who need it and might benefit from it.” That mission...
Now In 20 Cities, Startup Grind Aims To Inspire The Next Generation Of Global Entrepreneurs

Stories from Hans Andersen

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Stories from Hans Andersen

Silicon Valley looks for love, at $50,000 a pop

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Meet Amy Andersen. She teaches tech executives, entrepreneurs, and investors from the likes of Apple, Google, Facebook and Salesforce how to date. FORTUNE -- Amy Andersen was on a date. It was one of several with a venture capitalist that a friend had set her up with. On paper, he seemed...
Silicon Valley looks for love, at $50,000 a pop
Square Was Originally Called "Squirrel", Here's The Story From Jack Dorsey

Thing Labs Acquires Birdfeed, Wikirank to Add to Brizzly

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Thing Labs has acquired two “passion projects” from former Apple and Google developers to expand its social web aggregator, Brizzly. Birdfeed, a premium Twitter app for the iPhone made by Buzz Andersen (formerly of Apple, now at Square) will become the free Brizzly for iPhone app (existing Birdfeed customers, who...
Thing Labs Acquires Birdfeed, Wikirank to Add to Brizzly

Build A Company That Attracts The Next Steve Jobs

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Editor’s note: Derek Andersen is the founder of Startup Grind, a 45-city community in 20-countries, uniting the global startup world together through educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs. On Steve Jobs’ first day at Atari in 1973, he walked into the founder/CEO Nolan Bushnell’s office unannounced. “I think you have a really awesome company....
Build A Company That Attracts The Next Steve Jobs

Brizzly for iPhone

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Birdfeed, Buzz Andersen’s outstanding iPhone Twitter client, has been purchased by Brizzly, updated (with the addictive pull-down-to-refresh feature first introduced by Tweetie), and rebranded as Brizzly for iPhone — and is now available from the App Store as a free download.  ★ ...
Brizzly for iPhone
Clayton Christensen Talks Venture Capital, Crowd Funding, And How To Measure Your Life
Aaron Swartz and me, over a loosely intertwined decade
Bitcoins worth $228,000 stolen from customers of hacked Webhost
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