1. Articles in category: Venture Capital

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    1. The GoPro Army

      The GoPro Army
      How a scrappy little camera company turned its customers into a stoked sales force and became a $250 million industry. By Tom Foster | Radical Proposition All of the images here were taken with GoPro camera. the surfer on this page is GoPro's founder and CEO Nick Woodman. Radical Proposition All of the images here were taken with GoPro camera. the surfer on this page is GoPro's founder and CEO Nick Woodman. Tweet Gregg Segal Strapped Nick Woodman with a selection of GoPro cameras and mounts. On
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    2. Nine Startups Vie for IBM Global Entrepreneur Honors - MarketWatch (press release)

      Nine Startups Vie for IBM Global Entrepreneur Honors - MarketWatch (press release)
      ARMONK, N.Y., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Technologies that enable skin cancer detection on a mobile device, help commuters avoid traffic, and deliver better shopping experiences will be on display next week at the IBM /quotes/zigman/230066/quotes/nls/ibm IBM -0.10% SmartCamp Global Finals competition for entrepreneurs. These are just a few of the innovative solutions from startups that are working with IBM to improve the life of citizens around the globe. IBM SmartCamps are designe
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    3. VCs Are Not Your Friends

      VCs Are Not Your Friends
      If you're lucky, your investors will be likable and helpful, too. But their loyalties never lie with you. By Steve Blank | @sgblank | VCs are not your friends shutterstock images Tweet This post originally appeared on steveblank.com. One of the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make is not understanding the relationship they have with their investors. At times they confuse VCs with their friends. Let's Go to Lunch Rocket Science, my video game company, was struggling. Hubris, bad CEO decisions (min
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      Mentions: San Francisco
    4. eBay Would Like to Integrate with Google Plus Social Networking Site

      eBay Would Like to Integrate with Google Plus Social Networking Site
      eBay CEO John Donahoe was interviewed at the DLD conference in Germany this week by a partner at venture capitalist firm Accel Europe, Sonali De Rycker. During the interview, the CEO said he would like to plug the eBay platform into the Google Plus social networking platform, according to media reports. eBay has been slow to integrate the legacy technology of its marketplaces with other social platforms - it wasn't until April of 2011 that it added Facebook Like buttons to the top of listings. e
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      Mentions: Yahoo Google Germany
    5. Weight Watchers For Small Business: Silver Lining Helps You Set Financial Goals (And Actually Meet Them)

      Weight Watchers For Small Business: Silver Lining Helps You Set Financial Goals (And Actually Meet Them)
      Startups and small businesses are the engine of job creation. In the U.S., companies less than five years old created 44 million jobs over the last three decades and, over that time, accounted for all net new jobs created in the U.S. — just ask the White House. Of course, you’d think from reading TechCrunch that all small businesses raise big funding from venture capital. Nope. The majority don’t raise any kind of venture money or angel investment — most small business owners probably don’t even know any venture capitalists...
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      Mentions: White House
    6. Wall Street, Small Business, and the Limits of Corporate Personhood: An ... - Monthly Review

      Wall Street, Small Business, and the Limits of Corporate Personhood: An ... - Monthly Review
      Wall Street, Small Business, and the Limits of Corporate Personhood: An ...Monthly ReviewIt's against bigness, but it's in favor of small business very often. There's no understanding of exploitation. I was talking earlier about how productive firms -- in the productive sector -- make their money by paying workers less than the value that ...
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    7. Q&A with US Small Business Administration leader (and Mainer) Karen Mills - Bangor Daily News

      Q&A with US Small Business Administration leader (and Mainer) Karen Mills - Bangor Daily News
      Q&A with US Small Business Administration leader (and Mainer) Karen MillsBangor Daily News11, 2012 file photo, Small Business Administrator Karen Mills speaks at the White House in Washington. The White House announced, Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, that Mills would be elevated to Cabinet-level status. Karen Mills spent her career in the venture ...US small business czar hopeful about Brunswick LandingThe Forecasterall 5 news articles »
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    8. Entrepreneur In A Hurry To Change The World - Vc Circle

      Entrepreneur In A Hurry To Change The WorldVC CircleIn spite of all the successes, the entrepreneur almost missed out on a career in fast-growing technology start-ups altogether. “I feel very fortunate that the internet came along when it did. I actually almost missed it,” he explains. ...
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    9. Angel groups can be counterproductive, says Atlas VC Fred Destin

      Angel groups can be counterproductive, says Atlas VC Fred Destin
      Many Boston area angel investors are too tied in with angel groups, which has prevented them from investing independently and from doing as much good as they could, Atlas Venture partner Fred Destin said during an event Tuesday night. Meanwhile, representatives of several of those angel groups responded (to me) by saying just the opposite is true.
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      Mentions: Boston
    10. So You Think You Can Be a Vc? - Wall Street Journal (blog)

      There you are, a successful entrepreneur, you have built up your company from scratch, taken it to where you want to go and then decided the time is right to exit. The cash is in the bank. What next? Start another one, retire to the beach, breed rare pigs? Max Niederhofer, founder of Qwerly which he sold late last year to Fliptop, found himself in that enviable position. But for Mr. Niederhofer the decision he took was a surprise, even to him. He became a VC. “I am in my early 30s. What am I goi
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