Twitter's Road To $1 Billion →
Top 100 Most Visited Articles on Wikipedia in 2009 →
Web Ad Sales In Britain Overtake TV →
Comments: Size Does Matter →
Why Do Some Online Services Thrive? →
[M]ost businesses should not look to raise money. As true small...– The VC Quandary - Forbes.com
Your goal is to build a successful business, not raise a lot of funding.– The VC Quandary - Forbes.com
If Craigslist cost $1 →
It is axiomatic in modern American life: the longer you are a customer, the more...– You’re our customer! We hate you! « Design By Gravity
Emotional responses are not created in ads. They are created in meaningful...– Mele’s Musings
Customer Feedback: 11 ways to get it →
Nice write-up of tips and tricks for finding out what is blocking your sales.
And if only 1% of those people... →
A YCombinator-like program sprouts in Bangalore,... →
There’s nothing worse than the smell outside of abercrombie on 5th avenue. I don’t get the attraction.
One of the hardest - yet one of the most important things - for founders to focus on is what they personally want out of their experience.
Life is a beta and every day we get to ship it. Ship it. Make mistakes. Learn. Fix. Repeat.
A $1 Million Research Bargain for Netflix, and... →
Smart founders are never satisfied with simply executing their current business...– Steve Blank
Let’s Fire Our Customers « Steve Blank →
I heard about a new concept for seed-stage vc yesterday that could have a huge impact on European innovation the next few years.
Why the future doesn't need us. →
Essay by Bill Joy.
Ship it good.
If you’ve got an idea You must ship it. When a problem comes along You must ship it. Don’t know what to do? You must ship it. When somethings going wrong You must ship it. Now ship it. Into shape. Shape it up. Get straight. Go forward. Move ahead. Try to detect it. Its not too late. To ship it. Ship it good. When a good time turns around You must ship it. You will...
If you’re describing something, and you find yourself saying “blah blah blah” to...– Jason F.
Google Can't Handle iPhone Demand For Push Gmail →
The problem is, we only get one chance at this, with no do-overs. Life is, in...– The Referendum
Narrow it down. Complexity creeps into startups like weeds into a garden. Good...– Christian Perry: 7 Things I Learned From My Startup Failing
Google’s Plan to Kill Internet Explorer? Google... →
If you quit, I’ll still take you more seriously.– jared tame
When is the right time to hire the sales team? http://bit.ly/TZS2W
seedcamp, the interview
I was a mentor this week at seedcamp in London. Here is a transcript from those sessions: ——- 1st Time Founder Guy: How much time should I spend on my business plan. Me: None. 1st Time Founder Guy: What do you mean? Don’t I need to have a plan? Me: No, you just need to have a direction. Get out there fast, make mistakes, and learn from them. 1st Time Founder Guy: What...
Facebook Sets Deal to Provide Ad Data to Nielsen →
Ellison: The “My” in My SQL Stands for “Larry’s– John Paczkowski
Are sales people different from you and me? →
Learn to build.– Build it - garry’s posterous
How Facebook Copes with 300 Million Users →
I think what people need to realize is that venture money is quite useful in...– Michael Masnick
Why Obama should stiff-arm "save the newspapers"... →
The problem is that we are in this awful in-between phase of our planets...– The Real Problem With The Economy Is That It Doesn’t Need You Anymore
[small business owner] If your business fails during a recession, its your...– It’s Not the Economy, Stupid
It’s easier to say no when you have concerns about the market, the business...– The idea’s great, but the leadership team stinks… Jeff Bussgang
User interface is what takes data and turns it into information, and...– Seldo.Com
12 Facts About Entrepreneurs That Will Likely... →
Huge turnout at #seedcamp london today. Standing room only. Presentations about to begin.
Only took 1 hour for the first company to say “we’re the Mint of …” #seedcamp
“Software is like sex. It’s better when it’s Free.” Emanuel Gal, Brainient, #seedcamp
Say it ain't so! Obama open to newspaper bailout... →
Please don’t do this! Let disruptive models disrupt.
Life as an entrepreneur: at first people say you are stupid. then...– Hjalmar Winbladh, founder of SendIt (sold to Microsoft in 1999)
Mass Media Vs. Niche Media →
business models come to seedcamp
The most striking aspect of seedcamp this year is how focused most startups are on their business model. Such wasn’t the case for seed-stage companies just a year ago.
Software is like sex. It’s better when it’s Free.– Emanuel Gal, Brainient, #seedcamp