Category: Fantasy Business League

Serial Entrepreneurs

Now in the midst of my second startup, people often say to me, “Wow, so you are one of those serial entrepreneurs.” It’s true, I suppose. I didn’t exactly plan it this way, but here I am. The whole notion

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No Compunction about No Competition

Quite often, it seems, people violate, or come too close to violating a non-compete clause after they sell a company. Here’s the latest example. Davis previously sold a recruiting blog to Jobster, and worked with the company for a while.

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Another Credit Card VC adopter

I know I’m linking to Guy twice in a row, but his latest post makes it clear that he fully groks the Credit Card VC ethos: By the Numbers: How I built a Web 2.0, User-Generated Content, Citizen Journalism, Long-Tail,

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VC and the long tail

I love the whole Long Tail concept, and I saw a story and a chart that made me wonder if the concept could be applied to VCs. …what success there has been in the venture industry has been highly concentrated

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Introblogtion

Introspection for a blog is a good thing, and will always be part of any good blog. Old media doesn’t do as much of that, they don’t have to wonder what is their core purpose — they know that their

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Thanks for nothin’

If you are building a company, and you are hoping that company has a healthy exit some day, the way to do that is to focus on what it is you are doing, and do it so well that some

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Cheating

Don’t do it. I know sometimes it’s tempting, especially when mothers are going around cheating on board games with their own children just because the mother — not the child — is bored. Michelle Hastings admits she’s sometimes cheated to

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Here’s some good news out of DC

How often do we get to say that? The Wall St. Journal has a story out this morning that Congress is considering a tax break for Angel Investors. The idea, as reported, is that investors would get to write off

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The Pitch for Angel investment

This is a forum for those who don’t want VC. If you are funding your own startup yourself, be it with credit cards or whatever, you are in a sense your own Angel investor. Last week I attended an event

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Keep your eye on the ball

OK, Apple, nee Apple Computers, announced a phone that looks so awesome, I’m seriously bummed that I have to wait six months for it. It’s clear that the gang at Apple has put all their effort into making the best

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