Tag: Business model

Getting your startup to $10mm in revenues

Getting your startup to $10mm in revenues

| October 11, 2010 | Reply

Here is a post (the first of two) from Steve Carpenter on the different potential business models for internet startups right now and some of the metrics necessasry to get to $10mm in revenues. I believe that services are one of the best internet business models for the next 10 years for the following reasons: […]

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Congrats on the great job. Now, back to work.

Congrats on the great job. Now, back to work.

| February 22, 2010 | 1 Reply

…As we continue to expand, I encourage you to master your current position and begin to prepare yourself – at work and on your own watch – for the position you want to grow into. It will be those who continue to require more of themselves who will be the ones that naturally rise up. Will it be you?

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Struggle Builds Character

Struggle Builds Character

| May 6, 2009 | Reply

Image via CrunchBase Josh Kopelman with First Round Capital has a simple, yet true post today on Entrepreneurship. He mentions a couple First Round portfolio companies where the CEO's/Founders really had to struggle through hard times in order to make it. It is through the difficulties that we see what we're made of, and how […]

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Escape from your cubicle and start your own company

Escape from your cubicle and start your own company

| May 6, 2009 | Reply

Here is a great interview between Guy Kawasaki and Pamela Slim I found on American Express OPEN forum. It's worth reading by anyone fed up with being a cog in the wheel. There is no better time to start a business than now. Big companies are laying off people, the cost of acquisition is dropping […]

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Craigslist Simple Business Model

Craigslist Simple Business Model

| July 27, 2007 | Reply

In a world of constant pressure to maximize the bottom dollar, it’s nice to see Jim and Craig’s wild success with a very simple formula: Focus on the customer – keep the site clean – keep troublemakers out. I love that model… Link: Craigslist Chief Having Too Much Fun to Exit – Mergers, Acquisitions, Venture […]

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