Monthly Archives: February 2011

A Visitors Guide to Silicon Valley

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If you’re a visiting dignitary whose country has a Gross National Product equal to or greater than the State of California, your visit to Silicon Valley consists of a lunch/dinner with some combination of the founders of Google, Facebook, Apple … Continue reading

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College and Business Will Never Be the Same

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Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school Attributed to Albert Einstein, Mark Twain and B.F. Skinner There are 4633 accredited, degree-granting colleges and universities in the United States. This weekend I had dinner last … Continue reading

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Startup America – Dead on Arrival

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For its first few decades Silicon Valley was content flying under the radar of Washington politics. It wasn’t until Fairchild and Intel were almost bankrupted by Japanese semiconductor manufacturers in the early 1980’s that they formed Silicon Valley’s first lobbying … Continue reading

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VC’s Are Not Your Friends

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One of the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make is not understanding the relationship they have with their investors. At times they confuse VC’s with their friends…read full post. Download MP3

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