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12 companies whose leaders we'd love to shadow for a day

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I don’t know many entrepreneurs who aren’t better served by the opportunity to talk candidly to their peers and others in the startup community, from VCs to mentors, angels and executives who’ve been there, done that — and mentor other up-and-comers along the way. Even when we’re in the thick...
12 companies whose leaders we'd love to shadow for a day

Proof That You Don't Need To Take A Big Pile Of VC Money To Build A Great Business

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Meet Christian Springub, co-founder of an international startup called Jimdo. He and his two business partners are not millionaires. But they turned down $10 million of VC funding. The five-year old Jimdo does Web site hosting for people with no programing experience. It offering two flavors at $7.95 a month...
Proof That You Don't Need To Take A Big Pile Of VC Money To Build A Great Business

Stop Complaining, Twitter Just Proved Your Exit Strategy

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Stop Complaining, Twitter Just Proved Your Exit Strategy
You've Got 30,000 Days To Live... Reverse Engineer Your Life To Make Them Count

Yext Raises $27M More At a $270M Valuation

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Yext, a company that helps local businesses synchronize their listings across 50 different sites, just announced that it has raised $27 million in Series E funding. Yext did not provide a valuation, but a source close to the company tells me that it was $270 million. The round was led...
Yext Raises $27M More At a $270M Valuation

Ben S Bernanke: Federal Reserve's exit strategy

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Ben S Bernanke: Federal Reserve's exit strategy
Why PepsiCo isn't moving to the public cloud

Game Startups Eye Zynga Bling

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The big news in the world of tech acquisition may be Facebook’s $1 billion acquisition of Instagram. But startups that make games are more interested in a deal that happened back in March: Zynga’s $210 million purchase of OMGPop, the company behind Draw Something. For entrepreneurs in the gaming...
Game Startups Eye Zynga Bling

SSD Developer Fusion-io Buys CO-based NexGen Storage for $119M

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Michael Davidson NexGen Storage, a developer of data storage technology based in Louisville, CO, has been acquired by Fusion-io in a $119 million deal, the companies announced today. The acquisition is a sizable sale for a Colorado tech company and believed to be one of the largest exits in...
SSD Developer Fusion-io Buys CO-based NexGen Storage for $119M

Got an Exit Strategy? Lessons From Foursquare and Yahoo

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Last week when it was reported that Foursquare was considering a sale to Yahoo, there were a flurry of posts with analysis and advice on whether or not Foursquare founders should sell or not, and if they would be wise to sell to Yahoo or not. The debate about the...
Got an Exit Strategy? Lessons From Foursquare and Yahoo

Feb 16, 2010 Monetary Inflation and the Fed’s Exit Strategy Steve Saville 321gold ...inc ...s

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Feb 16, 2010 Monetary Inflation and the Fed’s Exit Strategy Steve Saville 321gold ...inc ...s
'Our exit strategy is death': How venture capitalists became board game publishers

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10 Reasons To Quit Your Job Right Now!

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The game is over. That game where they get to hire you for 40 years, pay you far less than you create, and then give you a gold watch, and then you get bored, you get depressed, and you die alone. It wasn’t that fun of a game anyway. When...
10 Reasons To Quit Your Job Right Now!

What The Heck Is A Grocery Store Doing Buying A Music Streaming Service?

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One pint of milk, one loaf of bread, and a music streaming service. That will be £10.8 million. Yesterday’s news that We7, which aimed to be the Pandora of Europe, has sold to the supermarket giant Tesco probably raised a few eyebrows. What’s a grocery store to do with a...
What The Heck Is A Grocery Store Doing Buying A Music Streaming Service?

Apptopia gives app developers an exit strategy

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The mobile app boom has attracted legions of developers hoping to make it rich like Instagram or OMGPOP. But the reality is that turning an app into a profitable business is still a long-shot proposition. But at least now developers can get something back for the investment by selling their apps...
Apptopia gives app developers an exit strategy

Get Your Startup Bought: How to Plan for an Acquisition

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Some entrepreneurs start out to create a company that they intend to spend their lives growing and maintaining. Others form startups with the expressed hope of being acquired by larger companies. If an acquisition is part of your exit strategy, you need to build your business with your buyer in...
Get Your Startup Bought: How to Plan for an Acquisition

Reading: "Twitter and the need for a developer exit strategy | :Ben Metcalfe Blog"( http://twitthis.com/sta3z3 )

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Reading: "Twitter and the need for a developer exit strategy | :Ben Metcalfe Blog"( http://twitthis.com/sta3z3 )

Dishonored - review

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Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Bethesda, cert: 12The assassin Corvo crouches on the rafters watching the scene play out in the room below. Two men, one target and a world of possibilities. A crossbow bolt from above, a blade to the throat or something more subtle? After all, it's not just...
Dishonored - review

Evernote defers "eventual" IPO, raises $85 million in funding

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Evernote CEO Phil Libin announced in a blog post today that the popular productivity app, which allows users to sync and collect documents and notes, has raised $85 million in financing. The new round was led by London-based AGC Equity Partners/m8 Capital, with participation from Valiant Capital Partners and previous investors....
Evernote defers "eventual" IPO, raises $85 million in funding
Apptopia, Set for a Post-SXSW Launch, Is an Exit Strategy for Unprepared Developers

VOD Service Acetrax Shutting Down, Forcing Customers Through DRM Hoops To Retain Their Purchased Movies

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Does DRM stop (or even slow down) piracy? This question's hardly hypothetical. It's been answered with a resounding "no" all over the internet. Of course, it's been argued that DRM was never about piracy prevention, but instead was a vehicle for content owners to control the technology in the...
VOD Service Acetrax Shutting Down, Forcing Customers Through DRM Hoops To Retain Their Purchased Movies

Madsen Must Help Inmate Escape Bank On 'Alcatraz'

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The villain on Monday night's "Alcatraz" (Mon., 9 p.m. EST On Fox) was of the bank-robbing variety. He seemed completely competent and confident in how to successfully rob a modern-day bank, though his exit strategy and ability to go off-script proved lacking by the close of the hour.The real meat...
Madsen Must Help Inmate Escape Bank On 'Alcatraz'
Interview: Cyan Banister, founder of the first venture backed porn site, Zivity

: The Federal Reserve's Exit Strategy: Unlegislated Bailout of Fannie and Freddie

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: The Federal Reserve's Exit Strategy: Unlegislated Bailout of Fannie and Freddie

Stop Complaining, Twitter Just Proved Your Exit Strategy

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Twitter has been on the minds of bloggers again. It started with Fred Wilson telling developers to do more than fill holes in Twitter. I’ve been thinking a lot about the Twitter Platform and Ecosystem recently. I think it is at an inflection point, much like the desktop software and...
Stop Complaining, Twitter Just Proved Your Exit Strategy

Twitter Walking a Tightrope With Developers

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The past week has seen a lot of drama around Twitter’s relationship with third-party app developers. Fred Wilson’s post about the company’s evolution seemed to touch off a powder keg of emotion about what the company’s approach to new services might be, and that was still bubbling when Twitter...
Twitter Walking a Tightrope With Developers

Now that Tumblr's hit it big, who's next in line on the New York's tech scene?

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The high price Yahoo paid for Tumblr acts as validation - and encouragement - for New York's burgeoning tech companiesBarely had the ink dried on Yahoo's announcement of its $1.1bn acquisition of Tumblr - "we won't screw it up," the acquirer promised - than the New York tech world erupted in...
Now that Tumblr's hit it big, who's next in line on the New York's tech scene?

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