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5 Characteristics of Thriving Social Entrepreneurs – #4: Learn the Art of the Pivot

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 12:35 pm

Entrepreneurs spend countless hours preparing for the perfect pitch to potential investors. They’ll sometimes come armed with robust business plans, spreadsheets, decks, and thoughtful projections to back up their assertions about the exact path they’ll take to scale and grow. This is the fourth in…


20 Tech People on Twitter with the Most Followers

By | Sep 1, 2013 at 12:00 pm

In high school, the tech geeks weren’t exactly popular. Despite my own affinity for Star Trek gadgetry and love for computers, I definitely kept all of it a secret from anyone at school. Now that I’m an adult (or kinda something like that), I…


Poll: Who’s The Top Angel Investor in the US?

By | Apr 12, 2012 at 12:39 pm

Angel investors play a pivotal role in the backbone of the early-stage startup ecosystem (note: understatement of the century).  Not only do angels provide roughly the same amount of financing as venture capital firms ($20.1B versus $23.3B in 2010), but startups who acquire their funds from…


I’m Thankful For That Of Which I Never Thunk

By | Nov 24, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Who would have thunk it. Two years ago, Twitter was a punchline to a joke.  Five years ago the same could be said for Facebook. Ten years ago, the punchline was MySpace…oh wait, forget that – MySpace will always be a punchline. My point…



Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone and TechNet’s Rey Ramsey Introduce ConvergeUS To Address America’s Challenges

By | Feb 25, 2011 at 6:40 pm

This week in Washington, DC, ConvergeUS hosted a kickoff reception to say hello to the world and explain what they’re all about. From their website: ConvergeUS brings together the technology, nonprofit, government and academic sectors to facilitate and accelerate technology-based social innovation. Support us…



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Twitter Co-Founders Offer 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs

By | Oct 12, 2010 at 5:52 pm

Last night Twitter co-founders Ev Williams and Biz Stone sat down for a “burning” fireside chat with BusinessWeek senior reporter Brad Stone in the gorgeous Julia Morgan Ballroom  in San Francisco, CA – just a hop & a skip away from Twitter HQ. The…

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Congrats To The New CEO Of Twitter, Dick Costolo

By | Oct 5, 2010 at 12:07 am

We were delighted to see the news today that along with the launch of the new Twitter, previewed on September 14th in San Francisco, the company has a new CEO. Why are we excited? New CEO Dick Costolo was previously the CEO of Feedburner,…