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Startups from DisruptSF - Penxy

by Vassil Mladjov  |  September 13, 2013

Penxy, was one of the Russian startups from Skolkovo Foundation that impressed me with their great app and services the first day. Knowing Russian also helped to with the many...

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Remembering a Lesson Learned the Hard Way

by Hank Barnes  |  May 28, 2013

Today, I attended the funeral for Rashid Khan, my former boss at Ultimus.  Rashid passed away over the weekend after a long battle with cancer.   He was an interesting man...

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Blunderfunding: How Organizations Use Failure as a Basis for Budgeting

by Doug Laney  |  January 17, 2012

A major Wall Street securities ratings firm ignores the recommendations of a consultant report it paid for on rating collateralized debt obligations (CDOs)--contributing to the collapse of the mortgage industry,...

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A New Model for Funding Social Media

by Anthony Bradley  |  September 29, 2009

We are all familiar with the advertising-driven model for social media (ex. facebook), the donation-based model (ex. Wikipedia), and the elusive subscription-based model. After talking with government organizations that were...

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Mashup Companies Still Getting Funding

by Anthony Bradley  |  December 22, 2008

JackBe, a leading boutique vendor of enterprise mashup technologies recently announced a new $5 million round of funding. had a good article titled "RockYou Spits in Recession’s Face, Secures...

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