Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Don’t Break the Internet

This is a great overview of PIPA/SOPA: Our #1 reason for fighting PIPA/SOPA is its impact on start up businesses. Protecting incumbent businesses (mostly Hollywood, network TV and 6 music companies) at the expense of innovation has never helped our … Continue reading

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Platform or Person?

I had an email exchange earlier today with a non-technical founder who is annoyed with the platform (a modular content management system) he has built his business on. Apparently his CMS has crashed a few times, but it also seems … Continue reading

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Making Things

Great video about how we are all makers at heart. There’s a small gap between maker and entrepreneur, and making things that add value to people’s lives is always going to have a place in our economy.

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Maker’s Work

I’m delighted to introduce you to the works of Steven Glass. Steven is the Resident Potter at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and one of the founding members of the Cub Creek Foundation. He makes exquisite, playful ceramics that … Continue reading

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3 Words for 2011

Lots of interesting folk I read and respect are doing an interesting thing for New Year goal setting. They’re choosing 3 words that speak to their goals for the year ahead. Generally, I’m not a fan of resolutions, but I’m … Continue reading

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Irrational Behavior

If you think wealth and riches are what get entrepreneurs out of bed in the morning, prepare to be surprised: hat tip The Entrepreneurial Mind.

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Jobs, Made by Hand

Sarah and Victor Lytvinenko wanted to make jeans. Since they didn’t know what they were doing, the odds didn’t look too good for their business to prosper. Luckily for them, they had a bicycle, video camera, Cone denim and persistence … Continue reading

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Links for 8-9-2010

Some fun things I stumbled across today: Breaking Up The Boys Club: Inside Women 2.0 Labs: Yes, I’m still talking about women and entrepreneurship. It’s important, that’s why. Startup Founders Wanted: Kauffman Labs Education Ventures Seeks Entrepreneurs: Seed funding and … Continue reading

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Festivals

Festivals can be just the spot to research and test new business concepts before fully investing in a business idea. Some images from this past weekend:

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Links for 7-25-2010

Today’s edition of links is all about women and entrepreneurship, one of my favorite topics: XX Combinator: Tereza Nemessanyi takes to the comments of A VC and suggests an XX Combinator program for women. Given that women presently represent less … Continue reading

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