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118th Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Strategy Gaps Need To Be Plugged

By Guest Post at March 2, 2012 | 8:39 am | 0 Comment

118th Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Strategy Gaps Need To Be Plugged

118th Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Strategy Gaps Need To Be Plugged During today’s roundtable, we worked with four entrepreneurs. QuickAirLink.com First, Bob Sacco from El Dorado Hills, California, and David Wolkin, pitched QuickAirLink.com, a visual search engine for air travel that directs travelers to the airline sites for actual bookings. more...

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116th Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs

By Guest Post at February 17, 2012 | 8:37 am | 0 Comment

116th Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs

116th Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: What’s Happening In Turkey? As we were chit-chatting with the audience before kicking off today’s roundtable, an angel investor, Can Atacik, from Istanbul introduced himself. It was timely, because Turkey has been on my mind for a while, and I am very interested in learning more about what’s happening in Turkey in more...

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115th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Are You Fundable?

By Guest Post at February 10, 2012 | 8:32 am | 0 Comment

115th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Are You Fundable? Today’s roundtable had a couple of interesting businesses, but before I get to them, I want to underscore that entrepreneurs MUST gauge fundability before assuming that they can build their businesses by raising money. We’re getting this question constantly: Can 1M/1M help us raise money? This more...

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114th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: YCombinator vs. 1M/1M

By Guest Post at February 3, 2012 | 8:30 am | 0 Comment

114th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: YCombinator vs. 1M/1M

114th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: YCombinator vs. 1M/1M Today’s roundtable, as usual, was an international affair, with entrepreneurs presenting from different parts of the US, India, Israel, and many other geographies. Before I share what we heard from them today, I want to highlight an important aspect of 1M/1M that is repeatedly underscored in more...

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The Other 99% Of Entrepreneurs

By Guest Post at January 31, 2012 | 8:31 am | 0 Comment

The Other 99% Of Entrepreneurs

The Other 99% Of Entrepreneurs In my recent piece Reengineering Capitalism I highlighted a phenomenon that the global entrepreneurship ecosystem is paying very little attention to: Over 99% of entrepreneurs who seek funding get rejected. Yet, the entire world is focused on the 1% that is “fundable.” The media, when pitched a startup story, is interested in more...

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113th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Spotlight on Jacksonville, Florida

By Guest Post at January 27, 2012 | 10:29 am | 0 Comment

113th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Spotlight on Jacksonville, Florida

113th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Spotlight on Jacksonville, Florida Today’s roundtable was co-hosted with the Jacksonville Startup Weekend. For the uninitiated, Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where entrepreneurs come together to pitch ideas, form teams, and learn best practices. This past weekend, the Jacksonville entrepreneurship more...

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112th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Are Media Sites Fundable?

By Guest Post at January 20, 2012 | 8:43 am | 0 Comment

112th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Are Media Sites Fundable?

112th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Are Media Sites Fundable? Today’s roundtable brought some core issues up for debate regarding media startups that are focusing largely on Content and Community features and expecting to get funded. So, I would like to take some time to offer a broad overview on the topic and some pointers to entrepreneurs who are more...

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108th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Web 3.0 And Social Dancing

By Guest Post at December 16, 2011 | 8:32 am | 0 Comment

108th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Web 3.0 And Social Dancing

108th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Web 3.0 And Social Dancing; Romania Emerging At today’s roundtable, we had a 30-minute segment on Web 3.0 and Social Dancing. We basically took the Web 3.0 framework – Web 3.0 = (4C + P + VS) – and did a blue sky exercise on how to create a comprehensive user experience for social dancers. We also explored more...

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103rd 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Check Out Stanzr

By Guest Post at October 28, 2011 | 9:30 am | 1 Comments

103rd 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Check Out Stanzr

103rd 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Check Out Stanzr During today’s roundtable, we had some excellent discussions of product marketing for a couple of different concepts. The 1M/1M Channel on Stanzr The first of these discussions was about a new social media marketing platform called Stanzr, from San Francisco-based Voluble, that we are using at more...

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1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: How To Use Twitter For Lead Generation

By Guest Post at August 26, 2011 | 8:43 am | 0 Comment

1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: How To Use Twitter For Lead Generation

1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: How To Use Twitter For Lead Generation During this week’s roundtable, we followed a slightly different format than our usual five entrepreneur pitches. We did only one entrepreneur pitch, but we did a couple of tutorials on how to run a comprehensive Twitter campaign. I explained the 1M/1M Twitter strategy, followed by more...

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