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Pandora Helps College Grad Propose To Girlfriend Of 6 Years

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Kyle and Maggie dated for six years before Kyle mustered up the courage to ask for her hand in marriage. He worked with Pandora for five months to make it a very special moment (via Gizmodo). "I feel I’m a pretty creative person, so I wanted to do something really...
Pandora Helps College Grad Propose To Girlfriend Of 6 Years
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'hey guys - this is barack': Obama Holds Chillaxed Fiscal Cliff Twitter Q&A

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hey guys - this is barack. ready to answer your questions on fiscal cliff & #my2k. Let's get started. -bo— The White House (@whitehouse) December 03, 2012 The world’s most powerful man went to Twitter to promote his plan to avoid the so-called ‘fiscal cliff‘ of impending tax hikes. If...
'hey guys - this is barack': Obama Holds Chillaxed Fiscal Cliff Twitter Q&A

Generational Issues Can Bedevil Startups

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Sometimes running a startup is like watching a soap opera on TV. Even if your new company has only a few employees, their pesonal melodramas can be amplified by long hours in close quarters. And that can be especially true for younger workers. This certainly isn’t a new issue....
Generational Issues Can Bedevil Startups
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Tips For Flacks From A Former Hack

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Editor’s note: Nick Gonzales is a web entrepreneur and former journalist for TechCrunch. Nick has seen the PR business from both sides; first while at TechCrunch and later working with Covered Co., a Silicon Valley PR/Marketing agency that has worked with companies like Dropbox, WhatsApp and Secure.me. Nick currently resides...
Tips For Flacks From A Former Hack

For Startups In Search Of A Celebrity Partner, Go Beyond The Name

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Editor’s note: Sameer Mehta is the CEO and co-founder of 12Society, along with celebrities Nas, Michael Strahan, Nick Cannon, Tim Lincecum, Blake Griffin, and Kevin Love. Follow him on Twitter @SameerSociety. I recently had a chance to sit backstage at a sold-out Nas concert and listen to him talk about his upcoming tour...
For Startups In Search Of A Celebrity Partner, Go Beyond The Name

The coming melt-down in higher education (as seen by a marketer)

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For 400 years, higher education in the US has been on a roll. From Harvard asking Galileo to be a guest professor in the 1600s to millions tuning in to watch a team of unpaid athletes play another team of unpaid athletes in some college sporting event, the amount of...
The coming melt-down in higher education (as seen by a marketer)

How Much Equity Do Your Employees Deserve? The Dynamic-Split Model Breaks It Down

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Editor’s note: Mike Moyer is the author of Slicing Pie, a book about implementing dynamic equity splits. Follow him on Twitter @GruntFunds. Few topics cause more rifts in startup teams than equity splits. Today, the vast majority of equity splits are fixed: set amounts of equity are issued to founders during the early days...
How Much Equity Do Your Employees Deserve? The Dynamic-Split Model Breaks It Down

11 Reasons A 23-Year-Old Shouldn't Run Your Social Media

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Sure, she understands Instagram. But do you really want a new grad controlling your brand online? Pardon the generalization: I don't mean to attack 23-year-olds specifically. Nor do I believe there are no young people capable of managing a business's social-media responsibilities. I am, however, trying to make a point:...
11 Reasons A 23-Year-Old Shouldn't Run Your Social Media

19 Ridiculously Successful People Who Didn't Go To College

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In many ways, entrepreneurs are the new rock stars. Billionaire entrepreneurs like Mark Zuckerberg are huge celebrities, and a big part of his story is that he dropped out of of Harvard, like Bill Gates before him. More and more students are starting to see college as unnecessary.  High profile...
19 Ridiculously Successful People Who Didn't Go To College

BranchOut Hits 25 Million Users, Nabs $25M In Series C Funding

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BranchOut is officially going for the big time. The company, which makes a professional social network that runs on top of Facebook, is announcing today it has closed on $25 million in new funding, bringing its total venture capital investment to $49 million. This latest batch of money, which...
BranchOut Hits 25 Million Users, Nabs $25M In Series C Funding
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