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107th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Three Open Opportunities For 2012

By Guest Post at December 9, 2011 | 9:09 am | 0 Comment

107th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Three Open Opportunities For 2012

107th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Three Open Opportunities For 2012 At today’s roundtable, we discussed three major trends and opportunities for 2012 and also worked with an entrepreneur from Europe. Social Contacts Our audience of readers is full of entrepreneurs. And what do entrepreneurs do? They market and they sell. Well, at the very more...

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106th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs

By Guest Post at December 2, 2011 | 8:37 am | 0 Comment

106th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs

106th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: 1M/1M Premium Company Freshdesk Wins Funding From Accel Partners At today’s roundtable, we announced 1M/1M Premium company Freshdesk’s $1M funding from Accel Partners. Freshdesk is a social customer support startup offering a SaaS solution to small businesses. The team is led by Girish Mathrubootham and more...

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104th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable for Entrepreneurs: VCs Are Not Always Right

By Guest Post at November 4, 2011 | 8:16 am | 0 Comment

104th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable for Entrepreneurs: VCs Are Not Always Right

104th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable for Entrepreneurs: VCs Are Not Always Right I know that many, many entrepreneurs are feeling dejected because of investor rejections. Today, I want to share with you a story of an amazing entrepreneurial team led by Alex Bouzari, CEO of Data Direct. In How To Defend Your Dream Against All Odds, Alex and I explore the company's 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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102nd 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable for Entrepreneurs: Non-profits And For-profits

By Guest Post at October 21, 2011 | 8:33 am | 0 Comment

102nd 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable for Entrepreneurs: Non-profits And For-profits

102nd 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable for Entrepreneurs: Non-profits And For-profits During today’s roundtable, we had a lot of discussion around non-profits and for-profits. Foundups Michael Trout, from Fukui, Japan, pitched Foundups, which he claims will be a platform for Open Corporations. He talked about everything from raising funding for pre-seed entrepreneurs more...

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101st 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable for Entrepreneurs: FREE Is Not A Business Model

By Guest Post at October 14, 2011 | 8:46 am | 0 Comment

101st 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable for Entrepreneurs: FREE Is Not A Business Model

101st 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable for Entrepreneurs: FREE Is Not A Business Model At today’s roundtable, we had a chance to discuss a topic that continues to bother me endlessly – the Internet’s obsession with FREE. MyStream Richard Zelson, from New York, discussed MyStream, a music streaming app that allows multiple people to listen to the playlist of one more...

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100th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs

By Guest Post at October 7, 2011 | 8:17 am | 0 Comment

100th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs

100th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs Dedicated To Steve Jobs, Reinforcing Mission To Restructure Capitalism "Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes ... the ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree more...

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1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: From California to Canada

By Guest Post at September 30, 2011 | 8:27 am | 0 Comment

1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: From California to Canada

1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: From California to Canada During this week’s roundtable, once again, we had an international group of entrepreneurs presenting from Buenos Aires, Argentina; Warsaw, Poland; Geneva, Switzerland; Sherbrooke, Canada; Oakland, California; and Austin, Texas. In addition, we had attendees from many other parts of the world. more...

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How Do You Catalyze A Region’s Entrepreneurship?

By Guest Post at September 23, 2011 | 8:20 am | 0 Comment

How Do You Catalyze A Region’s Entrepreneurship?

1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: How Do You Catalyze A Region’s Entrepreneurship? I have thought a lot about the issue of how to stimulate a region’s entrepreneurship over the years. Today, at the roundtable, we had a discussion around the topic, especially in the context of specific geographies that were represented at the session: Dublin, Ireland, more...

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1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: A View Into Israeli Start-ups

By Guest Post at September 9, 2011 | 8:19 am | 0 Comment

1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: A View Into Israeli Start-ups

1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: A View Into Israeli Start-ups At today’s roundtable, we had a jam-packed pitch session with five Israeli start-ups. Israel Startup Network (ISN), led by Arlene Marom, one of our affiliate partners, organized the event with us. Both the audience and the presenters had a significant representation from that extraordinary more...

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