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Tumblr Architecture - 15 Billion Page Views a Month and Harder to Scale than Twitter

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With over 15 billion page views a month Tumblr has become an insanely popular blogging platform. Users may like Tumblr for its simplicity, its beauty, its strong focus on user experience, or its friendly and engaged community, but like it they do. Growing at over 30% a month has...
Tumblr Architecture - 15 Billion Page Views a Month and Harder to Scale than Twitter

Thrillist Is Now a Media Group, as Was Inevitable

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Young Lerer. (twitter.com/benjlerer) Two weeks ago, the father-son startup team of Ben and Ken Lerer appeared on a panel together for the Paley Center for Media and quibbled over semantics. Thrillist, a business based on an email list, spunky writing and a brand for the urban man, is a media...
Thrillist Is Now a Media Group, as Was Inevitable

Tears, Tantrums & Tech episode 10: Dealing with startup team conflicts [Video]

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In part ten of our video series following three startups taking part in the Springboard accelerator at Google Campus in London, we turn our attention to conflict. How are the teams – Birdback, Kicktable and Teddle – coping with the interpersonal stresses and strains that an intense accelerator can cause? The Tears,...
Tears, Tantrums & Tech episode 10: Dealing with startup team conflicts [Video]

Like trying to buy a religion

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You’ve all heard the stories. You may have even lived through one yourself — the failed acquisition. The reasons are always the same: It was a poor fit. The team chafed under their new bosses. Visions weren’t aligned. Eventually, most of the acquired team departs in search of greener...
Like trying to buy a religion

Why should I attend TiEcon this year?

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This sponsored post is produced by TiE. Successes such as Instagram, has got the whole tech community up in restless excitement. At least 2 developers approached me the day the Instagram acquisition was announced. They needed to do something. If not here, surrounded by the startup frenzy in the Silicon...
Why should I attend TiEcon this year?

Get Quick Impressions of Your Latest Product Iteration with Concept Feedback

www.readwriteweb.com
For most startups in the early-stages of development, much of the building process includes repetitions of prototyping, testing, receiving feedback and iterating the product several times over. The toughest part of this process isn't building or making changes, it's getting that valuable feedback on where your product could be improved....
Get Quick Impressions of Your Latest Product Iteration with Concept Feedback

Tiny Review comes to Austin and to the web with TinySX

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Tiny Review has been one of my favorite new apps launched over the past few months. The app gives users the ability to instantly create on-the-fly reviews using just photos and three lines of text. It’s like a combination of Instagram, Yelp and Twitter, and a whole lotta fun. So...
Tiny Review comes to Austin and to the web with TinySX

From startups to stalwarts, the cloud is changing the narrative of how companies work

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This post is brought to you by Rackspace. Go to the Rackspace site for more information at http://www.Rackspace.com/open Ah, “the cloud”-the feel-good term that, unless you’re involved in IT, does little to describe its spot in cyberspace. Yet whether you’re developing your first startup or working at a global...
From startups to stalwarts, the cloud is changing the narrative of how companies work

With a veteran startup team, Scopely raises $8.5M for social mobile games

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If you’re going to start a new game company at this late hour — even a mobile game company — you’d better do it with a veteran team. That’s the approach that Scopely, which is announcing an $8.5 million seed funding round today, has taken. The Los Angeles company...
With a veteran startup team, Scopely raises $8.5M for social mobile games
In the Race to Win Social Video, Is One App Gaming the System Too Much?

A Farewell to FriendFeed and Facebook

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At the beginning of 2008 I left Google to start fresh, working with a tiny and brilliant startup team at FriendFeed. The last two-and-a-half years have resulted in so many good times, the opportunity to design for a site and community I love, and the privilege to work with yet...
A Farewell to FriendFeed and Facebook

7 Ways to Motivate Your Startup Team — Without Giving Away Equity

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Startup entrepreneurs live, eat and breathe their companies. Catching a quick catnap under your desk counts as a good night's sleep. But how do you get the same level of commitment from mere employees? Typically, the answer has been to award them significant chunks of the company in the...
7 Ways to Motivate Your Startup Team — Without Giving Away Equity
Mercedes-Benz, Bosch And HDI Create New Accelerator With Startupbootcamp Berlin
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8 Indispensable Qualities For Your First Startup Hire

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It takes a unique kind of job candidate to work at a startup. Rather than staying on task in a cubicle in corporate America, startup team members must juggle endless responsibilities and pass through multiple company positions each day. And when you're putting a team together for the first time,...
8 Indispensable Qualities For Your First Startup Hire

The Startup Slumber Party: How Living With Your Cofounders Can Save Your Company

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What happens when an 11-person startup team decides to cohabitate? "I actually think the company would have failed if we didn't live together," says CEO Nanxi Liu. On a rainy Friday morning in Los Angeles, the Enplug house is quiet. The company, which started in May, is building a...
The Startup Slumber Party: How Living With Your Cofounders Can Save Your Company

6 Skills Every Startup Team Needs

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So many tech startups begin the same way: One founder, one dream and a plan to make it happen. Most businesses stay that way - there are many more solo entrepreneurs than business owners with employees. But to succeed, most startups need a much broader set of skills and...
6 Skills Every Startup Team Needs
Startup Team ManCard Spreads The Testosterone
Like Color, time for Airtime to get off the air

KatieCam: Yves Behar and Jason Johnson on Teamwork (Video)

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One of the demos this year at D: All Things Digital came from August, a startup working on “smart” locks that talk to your mobile devices. But it takes another sort of smarts to make a startup team cohere. August’s Yves Behar and Jason Johnson chatted with Katie Boehret about...
KatieCam: Yves Behar and Jason Johnson on Teamwork (Video)

Exitround looks to facilitate tech and team acquisitions as market grows crowded

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Nearly every day in technology we hear about another startup team that’s been acquired. Now Exitround is looking to get in on the action by facilitating the search process for founders who might want to put their companies on the block, and helping corporate buyers investigate talent or tech up for sale...
Exitround looks to facilitate tech and team acquisitions as market grows crowded

7 ways to build and retain a strong team as your company grows

thenextweb.com
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Gary Swart, CEO of oDesk, “the world’s largest online workplace.” Your team is the backbone of your startup. It can propel your business to greatness, or sink it into irrelevance. Building your team wisely is perhaps the most important thing you can do to increase...
7 ways to build and retain a strong team as your company grows

Jesse Middleton and The Importance of 100% Focus On Your Best Idea

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Any seasoned entrepreneur will tell you that a laser-like focus is key to a startup’s success. The problem is that exceptions to that rule like Jack Dorsey, or even Bill Gates with his photo business Corbis, make it tempting to branch out and juggle more. Jesse Middleton was one such...
Jesse Middleton and The Importance of 100% Focus On Your Best Idea

Commentary: We need more startup marketing minds (a.k.a. Full-Stack Marketers)

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Three years ago I was at a dinner and an entrepreneur was telling me and the VP of Marketing of a successful startup how there weren’t enough marketing folks in Seattle. This VP of Marketing disagreed and said there are plenty of marketing folks, but not the ones startups need....
Commentary: We need more startup marketing minds (a.k.a. Full-Stack Marketers)

Student and itching to do a startup? How'd you like to spend the summer in Silicon Valley?

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If you’re a student and aspiring startup founder, you’re going to want to pay close attention to the following. Startup Dream Team, started by Paris, France-based student organization Silicon Students, is actively looking for 45 young aspiring entrepreneurs from all around the world who are interested in joining a 9-week...
Student and itching to do a startup? How'd you like to spend the summer in Silicon Valley?

A Farewell to FriendFeed and Facebook

fury.com
Shared by Jesse Stay I think this is a good move for Kevin. Good luck to Kevin in his new endeavors! At the beginning of 2008 I left Google to start fresh, working with a tiny and brilliant startup team at FriendFeed. The last two-and-a-half years have resulted in so...
A Farewell to FriendFeed and Facebook

Entrepreneurs With 'Founder's Disease' Will Make Any Investor Run Away

www.businessinsider.com
Awhile back, a pair of entrepreneurs--I'll call them Jen and Jeff--approached me seeking advice on launching their new business. They were looking for help in formulating their go-to-market strategy, tightening up their business plan, and figuring out how much capital they'd need to raise and how to raise it. So I...
Entrepreneurs With 'Founder's Disease' Will Make Any Investor Run Away

EC Roundup: Becoming a giant-slayer and 6 critical tips for launching a startup

venturebeat.com
Here’s the latest from VentureBeat’s Entrepreneur Corner. Ask the attorney: M&A waters can be dangerous – especially for the buyer – Buying a competitor is a sign of strength, but one that also carries a lot of risk. Attorney Scott Edward Walker runs down four more things to watch out...
EC Roundup: Becoming a giant-slayer and 6 critical tips for launching a startup

11 apps to promote healthy lifestyles among employees

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These days, there’s an app for everything small-business related, from easing the pains of payroll to holding virtual meetings with contractors on the other side of the world. And there’s also an app for everything when it comes to personal productivity, helping people keep efficient to-do lists and staying on...
11 apps to promote healthy lifestyles among employees
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