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Randi Zuckerberg: Preemptive Haters of ‘Silicon Valley’ Should Chill

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The joyful news that Bravo, that Octomom of reality TV-producing basic cable, will pop out another manufactured drama-filled baby in the form of a new show about Silicon Valley has become  kind of a pain for producer Randi Zuckerberg. Enough of a pain that Ms. Zuckerberg took to Facebook  Friday...
Randi Zuckerberg: Preemptive Haters of ‘Silicon Valley’ Should Chill

Startup Weekend London announces registration and dates for June event

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If you missed the Startup Weekend event for London in March, then it’s time to get your kit together and think about the Summer event. Startup weekend has opened registration for the next event taking place at the Google Campus in June.  Last time the simple A/B testing service Pollarize.me...
Startup Weekend London announces registration and dates for June event
Aussie pioneer crosses country seeking out truth about American startup scene

In 9 Months, Anyone Can Invest in a Startup

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(flickr.com/portland_mike) Do you feel like there are a lot of startups? We feel like there are a lot of startups. The JOBS Act, an amalgamation of six bills that passed through Congress, is likely going to make even more startups, thanks to a section that will allow the average American...
In 9 Months, Anyone Can Invest in a Startup

The Co-Founders Of Game Developer Arkadium Learned That You're Not Truly Successful Until Somebody Sues You

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Jessica Rovello and Kenny Rosenblatt were out on a date when they started talking about the arcades of their childhood. Then, the classic gamer argument broke out: who's better? It was 2001—long before social games exploded on to Facebook. When they went home, they couldn't find a place online...
The Co-Founders Of Game Developer Arkadium Learned That You're Not Truly Successful Until Somebody Sues You

Jack Dorsey's Mom Speaks

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The Twitter founder's mother chats about her son's speech impediment, and what young Jack's life was like back in ol' St. Louis. The grandmother of Twitter has spoken. That's Marcia Dorsey, aka Jack Dorsey's mom--Jack being, of course, one of the proud parents of the 140-character social network. In...
Jack Dorsey's Mom Speaks

FoundersCard Kicks Off New Events to Expand Global Membership [Lifetime Discount Code]

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Mesh?! Patrick Bateman would be so jealous. FoundersCard, the Amex Black for aspirational startup types, has been on a hot streak, boasting a $1 million in revenue its first full year of business. The Soho-based service is a private membership card, not a credit card per se. But it offers...
FoundersCard Kicks Off New Events to Expand Global Membership [Lifetime Discount Code]

Bizcamp Tel Aviv competition kicks off today with the chance to head to the 'Startup Nation'

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The first ever Bizcamp Tel Aviv competition kicks off today and UK entrants have the chance to win a trip to Israel to learn how the country earned the nickname “Startup Nation“. Organised by the city of Tel Aviv, Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and The Next Web, Bizcamp’s program will run from...
Bizcamp Tel Aviv competition kicks off today with the chance to head to the 'Startup Nation'

Startups Continue to Hit the Accelerator on Job Creation

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Throughout the economic downtown of the last few years, which is only now slowly beginning to turn around, there have been few industries that continued to create jobs and support the economy. We've mentioned before (as many others have) how the government should be doing its best to foster more...
Startups Continue to Hit the Accelerator on Job Creation
What will four more years of Obama mean for the tech industry?

This Former Yahoo-er's Startup Is So Hot, Even the CIA Invested In It

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Meet Amr Awadallah, one of four all-star co-founders of Cloudera. Although Cloudera is only three years old, it has the earmarks of a billion-dollar winner. The company just raised $40 million last November, bringing its total to $75 million and among its big-named investors is the Central Intelligence Agency...
This Former Yahoo-er's Startup Is So Hot, Even the CIA Invested In It

YouTubers Break Out Of Virtual World To Sell Out Real Stages

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Making a living on YouTube is a tough business. It takes real entrepreneurial spirit. Most YouTubers make money wherever they can: from the ads that run on their mostly homemade videos and merchandise (like bobble head dolls). The big news is that few of the more intrepid YouTubers are making...
YouTubers Break Out Of Virtual World To Sell Out Real Stages

Olympic Torch up for sale on eBay hours after it arrives in UK

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Souvenir has so far attracted 18 bidders, despite the fact that 8,000 identical ones will be given to bearers in coming weeksIt was meant to be a chance for ordinary people across Britain to inspire others with the Olympic spirit. But one of the torchbearers who carried the Olympic flame...
Olympic Torch up for sale on eBay hours after it arrives in UK

FoundersCard Signature Event for NYC Internet Week [VIP Ticket Giveaway!]

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It’s that time of the year! For all the geeks, startup enthusiasts and media elite in New York City, it’s time to burn the candles at both ends and celebrate all that is good and holy about the Internet. Internet Week NY kicks off on May 14th with a week long program...
FoundersCard Signature Event for NYC Internet Week [VIP Ticket Giveaway!]

Nokia Vows a Turnaround

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Nokia's new chairman said he will attempt to foster an "entrepreneurial spirit" at the struggling Finnish handset maker....
Nokia Vows a Turnaround

Marissa Mayer Used Her $30 Million Summly Acquisition To Summarize Her Earnings Call (YHOO)

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On last night's earnings call, Marissa Mayer showed off what her controversial $30 million acquisition of Summly could do. Summly is the startup from 17-year-old Nick D'Aloisio. Summly reduces longer stories into bite sized formats making it easier for people to quickly consume news. The technology in Summly comes from...
Marissa Mayer Used Her $30 Million Summly Acquisition To Summarize Her Earnings Call (YHOO)
Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer Unveils The First Results Of Its Hot New Summly Acquisition

Randi Zuckerberg Defends Her Reality Show: Hey Silicon Valley, Stop Being Snobs

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Randi Zuckerberg has ruffled some feathers this week with the announcement that she is co-producing “Silicon Valley,” a reality show set to air on Bravo that purports to be all about the San Francisco Bay Area tech scene. In an extensive post on her Facebook page today, Zuckerberg acknowledged the...
Randi Zuckerberg Defends Her Reality Show: Hey Silicon Valley, Stop Being Snobs

Walter Isaacson: This Is Why Steve Jobs Was A Great Entrepreneur (AAPL)

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Here's Walter Isaacson, author of the Steve Jobs biography, talking about the entrepreneurial spirit of the Apple cofounder. If you haven't read it yet, Simon & Schuster is giving away an autographed first edition of the book, and you can enter to win it by clicking here. Watch:  ...
Walter Isaacson: This Is Why Steve Jobs Was A Great Entrepreneur (AAPL)
Dispelling The Eureka Myth: Big Ideas Take Time And Space

Telefonica’s latest startup academy will boost ten teams and a whole country

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Telefonica‘s startup accelerator Wayra inaugurated its Academy in Lima yesterday. This academy will play host to the ten teams Wayra shortlisted last October. According to the Academy’s director and Peruvian entrepreneur Juan Francisco Rosas, the competition between projects in Peru was even more intense than in the other countries where Wayra is already operating,...
Telefonica’s latest startup academy will boost ten teams and a whole country
As Obama Visits The West Bank, Palestinians Reach For Their Tech Startup Future
Sprint Acquires KC-Based Handmark For Its Mobile App Development And Advertising Shop, OneLouder

Starting v. Building a Company

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Durability is the rarest thing in technology. -Joe Kraus Fred Wilson has a series of classes on building sustainable companies. His related blog posts highlight the differences for me between “starting” and “building” companies. It’s never been easier to start a company in Silicon Valley and New York. And...
Starting v. Building a Company

Apple CEO Tim Cook to attend State of the Union address as Obama seeks to act on cybersecurity

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has received and accepted an invitation by US First Lady Michelle Obama to sit next to her during next Tuesday’s State of the Union address. Technology looks to play a part in the annual speech as Bobak Ferdowski, NASA’s “Mohawk Guy” with the Mars Curiosity team,...
Apple CEO Tim Cook to attend State of the Union address as Obama seeks to act on cybersecurity

Twitter Acquires Personalized Email Marketing Provider RestEngine

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Twitter has just finalized a deal to acquire RestEngine, a developer of personalized email marketing services, which could help Twitter deliver email digests of tweets you’ve missed. The acquisition fits well with Twitter’s recent talent acquisition of Summify, which creates these kinds of personal news digets. Three of four founders...
Twitter Acquires Personalized Email Marketing Provider RestEngine

Nokia’s new chairman sees no need for changes, hopes unicorns will save them

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Troubled Finnish phone maker Nokia is – still – troubled. No need for a strategy change though, incoming Nokia chairman Risto Siilasmaa told reporters this morning. He said Nokia’s current plans will succeed and that he will foster an “entrepreneurial spirit” and that legions of unicorns are currently flying in...
Nokia’s new chairman sees no need for changes, hopes unicorns will save them

The Getaway Career: An Intimate Tale Of Jetting To Brazil In Search Of Love, Life, And A Startup Hit

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"It all started with a Brazilian girl," says Ilya Brotzky, a 24-year-old Canadian in one of Rio de Janiero's top startup incubators. "She told me about the beaches in Floripa, how the girls there kiss you so easily. You can imagine how I felt: This was in the middle of...
The Getaway Career: An Intimate Tale Of Jetting To Brazil In Search Of Love, Life, And A Startup Hit

AppFlow Offers A Beautiful New Take On Mobile App Discovery

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AppFlow, a beautifully designed app that helps users discover new apps and games for their mobile phone, is making the big leap from Windows Phone to iOS today. Yes, there are a lot of these types of apps out there, but AppFlow’s attention and focus on design really makes it...
AppFlow Offers A Beautiful New Take On Mobile App Discovery

Tomorrow on TNW: Your chance to ask Wpromote founder Michael Mothner your entrepreneurship questions

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Streaming live on The Next Web, Wpromote CEO and founder Michael Mothner will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) Thursday, April 11th. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Council’s #StartupLab initiative, a virtual mentorship program, Michael will appear live via video chat broadcast on this...
Tomorrow on TNW: Your chance to ask Wpromote founder Michael Mothner your entrepreneurship questions
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