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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…


Twitter Gives Additional Compensation to Three Executives

By | Feb 17, 2016 at 7:58 pm

Three senior executives were awarded additional compensation by Twitter Inc. that could be worth around $55.4 million. This extra compensation was given amidst a reorganization of the management team as they had to take on heavier workloads. On Wednesday, the social media company granted…


Productivity Tips from Unicorn CEOs

By | Feb 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm

What do Brian Chesky, Jack Dorsey and Jeremy Stoppelman have in common? First of all, they are all members of the so-called “Unicorn Club” – a witty term Aileen Lee coined back in 2013 to define US-based software companies launched after 2003 and having…


Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Stepping Down

By | Jun 11, 2015 at 5:30 pm

In a letter sent to Twitter shareholders, their board announced Dick Costolo will step down as CEO on July 1, and Co-Founder and Chairman Jack Dorsey will be the interim CEO. Dick Costolo, Twitter’s CEO since October 2010, has today announced that he will…


With Title III of the JOBS Act Live, Crowdfunding is Changing

By | Nov 19, 2015 at 9:00 pm

The concept of crowdfunding has been around for centuries. Originally called syndication, the “creator” or entrepreneur had to personally find investors to finance the project. When marketplaces like GoFundMe, Kickstarter and Indiegogo jumped on the scene, crowdfunding changed overnight. Jack Dorsey, Accel and other huge technology…


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…


The Top 7 Startup Tweets of the Week

By | Jul 9, 2012 at 1:20 pm

Twitter is a conversation.  Twitter is an RSS feed.  Twitter is inspiration.  Twitter is the pulse. Twitter is different things to different people.  One of the reasons @TechCocktail loves Twitter so hard is for insightful business discourse – and naturally we want to share what we…


Entrepreneurs and Innovators Take Center Stage In Super Bowl Ads

By | Feb 6, 2012 at 12:40 pm

We already covered a couple times (here and here) how this years Super Bowl would be different as it offered more social and mobile interactivity than ever. Now I want to focus on the fact that a few of the Super Bowl advertisements put…



Twitter Town Hall at the White House with Barack Obama Recap [Photos & Video]

By | Jul 7, 2011 at 3:24 pm

Yesterday, I attended the first ever Twitter Town Hall at the White House featuring President Barack Obama. The event was moderated by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey and was well attended. I was extremely thankful and excited to attend the event. I even got to…


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Square Raises $100 Million More Funding, Valued at $1 Billion

By | Jun 29, 2011 at 1:55 am

There is definitely money to be made in the mobile payment business and to prove it, venture capitalists just put $100 million dollars more into Square in a Series C round of funding led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, according to a report…