competitive positioning

competitive positioning

Why You Should NEVER Listen to Your Customers

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An article by John Doerr had a great quote from technology luminary Alan Kay that every entrepreneur needs to remember “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” I’m working with a company that at one point had a product that was not only best in class,...
Why You Should NEVER Listen to Your Customers

Strategies For VCs To Increase Startup Success Odds

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Editor’s note: David Teten is a partner with ff Venture Capital and founder and chairman of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York. Follow him on his blog or on Twitter @dteten. Lots of venture capitalists claim to add value to the companies in which they invest. But how do they do it? ...
Strategies For VCs To Increase Startup Success Odds

Sony’s $380 Million Gaikai Acquisition Validates Streaming Gaming Strategy

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Sony’s decision on Monday to purchase cloud-streaming game provider Gaikai for a cool $380 million could completely reshape the way Sony interacts with the lucrative gaming market. Gaikai likes to describe itself as Netflix for gaming, and that’s as good a descriptor for the Orange County, Calif.-based company as any....
Sony’s $380 Million Gaikai Acquisition Validates Streaming Gaming Strategy

Lovefilm heads off Netflix again with Universal deal

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Again confirming its intention to spend aggressively on top-shelf streaming video content and head off Netflix’s European expansion goals, Amazon’s Euro streaming subsidiary Lovefilm today announced an exclusive multi-year licensing deal for Universal Pictures films. The agreement with NBCUniversal International TV Distribution will stream films including Battleship, The Lorax, The...
Lovefilm heads off Netflix again with Universal deal

What’s it Like Being a VC?

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One of the questions I’m most often asked is, “what’s it like being a VC?”  I’ve been a VC for nearly 3 years now.  Since I answer this all the time anyway I thought it might make an interesting blog post.  I always start my answer to this question with,...
What’s it Like Being a VC?
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