Tag: business

Do Web Entrepreneurs Still Need Venture Capitalists?

Do Web Entrepreneurs Still Need Venture Capitalists?

| May 20, 2009 | Reply

Image via CrunchBase There's an interesting article and comment thread going on over at the New York Times on whether web entrepreneurs need VC's like they did ten years ago. I see both sides of the argument. It's true that costs to build have plummeted, and a couple guys can knock out an iPhone app […]

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TakeLessons featured in San Diego Union Tribune Sunday Edition

TakeLessons featured in San Diego Union Tribune Sunday Edition

| May 17, 2009 | Reply

The Union Tribune ran a story on young web start-ups in San Diego and what they are doing to make the most out of the recession. TakeLessons was a featured company. "The company started working out of Cox's house. It now has offices, but not the $700 Aeron chairs that typified the excesses of the […]

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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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Need a Venture Capital Term Sheet? Here’s a FREE One.

Need a Venture Capital Term Sheet? Here’s a FREE One.

| April 23, 2009 | Reply

Image via CrunchBase For all my fellow entrepreneurs: Here is a FREE term sheet generator for equity invesments. This tool will generate a venture financing term sheet based on your responses to an online questionnaire. Sponsored by Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, one of the the premier legal advisor to technology and growth enterprises worldwide. […]

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Fundraising: Plan B

Fundraising: Plan B

| October 12, 2008 | Reply

Guy Kawasaki has an excellent post on Plan B: Another way to grow your company. Over the past few years, I've seen so many companies with stars in their eyes. I know what it looks like – I've been there myself. Somehow, the idea of a big round of venture funding solidfies their existence and […]

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