Monthly Archives: October 2012

10,000 Startups – Startup Weekend Next

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Today we are announcing the biggest entrepreneurial program ever launched –Startup Weekend Next. A partnership of Startup Weekend, Startup America, TechStars and Udacity, Startup Weekend Next brings four weeks of amazing hands-on training learning to build your startup to cities around the world. Our goal– to inspire, educate and empower hundred’s … Continue reading

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How We Fight – Cofounders in Love and War

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I often get asked about finding cofounders and I usually give the standard list of characteristics of what I look for in a founder.  And I emphasize the value of a founding team with complementary skills sets – i.e. the hacker/hustler/designer cofounder archetype … Continue reading

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Startup Communities – Building Regional Clusters

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How to build regional entrepreneurial communities has just gotten it’s first “here’s how to do it” book. Brad Feld’s new book Startup Communities joins the two other “must reads,” (Regional Advantage and Startup Nation) and one “must view” (The Secret … Continue reading

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