Browsing Month June, 2011

PwC report:Private equity and venture capital are leading the IPO market

By ajay at June 30, 2011 | 12:36 pm | 0 Comment

PwC report:Private equity and venture capital  are leading the IPO market

IPO proceeds in the United States surpassed $10 billion for the third consecutive quarter, signaling the ongoing strength and attractiveness of the IPO market as an avenue to raise capital, according to US IPO Watch – a quarterly and annual analysis of IPOs on U.S. stock exchanges by PwC US. As of June 27, IPO proceeds in the second quarter reached $11.9 billion more...

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Q&A with Sramana Mitra: Founder of One Million by One Million

By Rile at June 30, 2011 | 11:16 am | 0 Comment

Q&A with Sramana Mitra: Founder of One Million by One Million

One Million by One Million (1M/1M) is a global initiative to nurture a million entrepreneurs to each reach a million dollars in annual revenue. VisionWiz had a Q&A with its founder Sramana Mitra, Founder of One Million by One Million. 1. What was the impetus behind creating such a tool? sm: Since the fall of 2008, we have been hosting FREE online strategy more...

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HomeAway’s IPO- Is This Smart Move?

By ajay at June 30, 2011 | 10:29 am | 0 Comment

HomeAway’s IPO- Is This Smart Move?

HomeAway Goes Public and shares of HomeAway surged 50% in the first hours of trading to over $40 per share representing a market cap of more than $3 billion. HomeAway: HomeAway is the leading vacation rental marketplace in the world with over 560,000 paid vacation rental home listings and it has by far the largest market share in its industry. Institutional more...

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Covario’s Take on Google+

By Guest Post at June 30, 2011 | 8:46 am | 0 Comment

Covario’s Take on Google+

The Google+ Project: A New Social Network Populated by People, Run by Android Google announced today the launch of its most formidable competitor to Facebook yet – The Google+ Project or “Google+”. This comes hot on the heels of their launch, just eight weeks ago of “+1” – a way that users can vote on web content and search engine results that they like. more...

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Connect with live experts via audio, video or text chat at any place via MinuteBox

By ajay at June 29, 2011 | 12:03 pm | 0 Comment

Connect with live experts via audio, video or text chat at any place via MinuteBox

I had discussed many times in the past that we need to build Q&A sites that can be connected to live experts via audio, video or text chat. On many forums, I spoke that this kind of site can definitely work wonder.Well, it seems Minute Box has heard my talk. As they have launched their site on almost same concept as I discussed earlier on many forums. MinuteBox.com is more...

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Startup founders need to communicate effectively to a potential investor

By Martin at June 29, 2011 | 10:09 am | 0 Comment

Startup founders need to communicate effectively to a potential investor

Startup founders need to communicate effectively to a potential investor. Presenting your startup vision as a founder to a potential investor, or presenting an idea as an employee to an executive, requires that you effectively communicate, or “translate”, the value proposition into terms that the receiver can fully understand and appreciate. If you fail, it’s more...

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Topix Says: Market for geo-targeted online advertising is booming

By ajay at June 28, 2011 | 11:48 am | 0 Comment

Topix Says: Market for geo-targeted online advertising is booming

Topix , the largest local forum site in the U.S, has come out with a new research that shows the market for geo-targeted online advertising is booming, as indicated by 90 percent of advertising professionals surveyed stating their clients are buying more geographically-targeted online ads in 2011 than ever before. Of those seeing growth, roughly 33 percent say the more...

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Startup Q&A site, the hottest startup cities according to Avvo.com

By VisionwizTeam at June 28, 2011 | 10:55 am | 0 Comment

Startup Q&A site, the hottest startup cities according to Avvo.com

Q&A sites are fastest growing segment in Sillicon Valley.Few Q&A sites are growing like anything. For instance,Avvo (legal Q&A site)reports record increase in startup questions and answers from Silicon Valley.It's startup related pageviews increased 3000% in six months – another sign of soaring entrepreneurship and new business formation in Silicon Valley. more...

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New Research by the University of Virginia Shows VCs Fleeing–But Why?

By Rile at June 28, 2011 | 10:10 am | 0 Comment

New Research by the University of Virginia Shows VCs Fleeing–But Why?

New Research by the University of Virginia Shows VCs Fleeing--But Why? A recent study done by Darden professor Susan Chaplinsky and Swasti Gupta-Mukherjee, an assistant professor at Loyola University, provided the first detailed account of VC returns from 1985 to 2008, supporting and expanding the current understanding of the industry’s worrisome trajectory. They more...

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Translate words by photographing them with the iPhone

By VisionwizTeam at June 27, 2011 | 5:22 pm | 0 Comment

Translate words by photographing them with the iPhone

ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries 2.0 for iOS, a dictionary and translation application for iphone. It is coming out with a new photo translation function that allows users to translate words by photographing them with the iPhone camera. On the iPhone, the photo translation feature supports instant translation of words in 27 European languages including English, German, more...

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