Speed

"You can't teach speed." Unknown I don't know who said it but it's true.  It's a sports reference. Speed is really quickness.  You can't teach someone to run a 4.4 forty.  They just can. It also applies to startups.  I was giving a presentation at Shotput Ventures recently and a word popped into my head […]

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July 24, 2009  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Quotes

Quote of the Week

"Build a company for the long term. Control your own destiny." Justin Fishner-Wolfson In his presentation Term Sheets 101 below. The Liquidity Event Proceeds Calculator, developed as a joint project between the Atlanta Technology Development Center and Siavage Law Group, is a nice tool to figure out the affect a funding round might have on […]

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June 26, 2009  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Entrepreneurship, Quotes, Venture Capital

Quote of the Week

"'Social networks' may be a popular buzzword these days, but the whole concept of the internet was based on social networking from the start — going all the way back to bulletin boards, email, and forums right up to today's blogs, social networking sites, and, yes, Twitter. As far back as 1978, bulletin board systems […]

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June 18, 2009  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Quotes

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“Don’t underestimate the power of the person whose lunch you are eating.”Nelson Chu In feedback to Radford Harrell, talent chief extraordinaire of TalentSoup, during the GRA/TAG Business Launch 09 finals.

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June 5, 2009  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Quotes

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"…spend the majority of your time getting to know your early users." Sean Ellis In this insightful article entitled "Indifference is Your Real Competitor". I just stumbled upon the Startup Marketing Blog this week.  It so loaded with excellent content that it immediately made its way to my blog roll sidebar.  Sean coined a term […]

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April 17, 2009  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in Quotes