Venture Capital

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Should You Use Kickstarter Instead of Venture Capital?

First of all I did not even consider using Kickstarter to fund a company until a friend of mine pointed out that he was … [Read More...]

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What We Are Up to Now?

Friends and family, With the holidays and end of year coming up I thought timing would be right to let you know what … [Read More...]



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Online Business

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Amazon Brick and Mortar

It has been reported that Amazon is opening it's first brick and mortar store. That is somewhat true. According to … [Read More...]

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Tesla and the Convergence of the Auto Industry and Technology

By now you know Tesla unveiled their new Model S which is the Tesla D. The Tesla D is a new dual motor all wheel drive … [Read More...]



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Internet Stocks

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Does it Make Sense for GoPro Stockholders to take $213.6 Million?

GoPro recently went public on the Nasdaq:GPRO. Regardless of whether you think it is worth the current valuation or … [Read More...]

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Is Groupon a Sleeper?

Groupon (Nasdaq:GRPN) has seen better days. The stock price has also seen worse days. Lately it has been hovering closer … [Read More...]




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Online Marketing

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.COM Domains No Longer Matter as Much as they Used To

Here is why I believe .COM does not matter anymore, or let's just say it does not matter as much as it use to. This … [Read More...]

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How to Advertise on Twitter

Determining how to target your advertising on platforms such as AdWords and Twitter Ads can be confusing. I recently … [Read More...]




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Amazon Brick and Mortar

It has been reported that Amazon is opening it’s first brick and mortar store. That is somewhat true. According to CNBC it will start as more of a warehouse. The idea is to be able to provide same day delivery within New York city. The store front will also serve to market Amazon’s brand. Another […]

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Tesla and the Convergence of the Auto Industry and Technology

By now you know Tesla unveiled their new Model S which is the Tesla D. The Tesla D is a new dual motor all wheel drive version of the S. I read 0-60 times of 3.2 seconds, wow. Tesla Media Coverage What I found most interesting was the search results and coverage of the Tesla […]

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Make Your First Sale?

For those that have started their own business I present this GoDaddy video. Sales, or raising money, from family is one thing. But once you either obtain outside investment or get your first non-family sale is how you may feel. This video is hilarious. It started off slow but when the entire red head family […]

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Zillow to Buy Trulia for $3.5 Billion in Stock

Zillow was founded in 2005 and is public on the Nasdaq under the symbol Z. Trulia was founded in 2005 and is public on the NYSE under the symbol TRLA. Zillow announced today, 7/28/14, that they would purchase Trulia for $3.5 billion in stock, although the deal is not going to close until sometime in […]

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Are you ready for Shark week?

Shark week begins August 10th. It is impressed that “Shark week“, as it is called, has become as popular as it has. Discovery channel created Shark week back in 1987. There are two interesting Facts It is not just a one time show, but is a week long event and the longest running cable television […]

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Does it Make Sense for GoPro Stockholders to take $213.6 Million?

GoPro recently went public on the Nasdaq:GPRO. Regardless of whether you think it is worth the current valuation or not, what do you think about the stock sold and by whom? Typically we think of a company going public as a way to raise money for the company itself. For example, let us assume a […]

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Is Groupon a Sleeper?

Groupon (Nasdaq:GRPN) has seen better days. The stock price has also seen worse days. Lately it has been hovering closer to it’s all time low than the all time high. Recently the stock price took another dip and it was said to have been due to the Illinois sales tax. I have read many articles […]

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$1.99 GoDaddy Domain Coupon

It’s back. The $1.99 domain coupon has returned. For the last 2 months domains at GoDaddy were $2.95 but now for the month of May they are just $1.99. We keep a list of all the latest deals that are offered and update them monthly, weekly and in some cases daily. Keep an eye out […]

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Losing over $400 Million by Deploying Buggy Code

This story was sent to me by Chris. It is an article written by Doug Seven entitled Knightmare: A DevOps Cautionary Tale. It is a well written explanation of how a company, Knight Capital Group which is now Knight Capital Holdings (NYSE:KCG), lost over $400 million in 45 minutes. The loss was due to an […]

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Where are they now? GRUB, RUBI, 2U

Three companies I wrote about this year that went public are GrubHub (NYSE:GRUB), Rubicon Project (NYSE:RUBI) and 2U (Nasdaq:TWOU). Let us start with the first to go public out of this group and see where they are now. 2U : TWOU As you can see from the chart there has not been too much volatility. […]