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 Welcome to ffVC, AJ!

Welcome to ffVC, AJ!

We are thrilled to welcome Adam Plotkin as ffVC Entrepreneur-in-Residence. Adam (also known as AJ), a life-long technology early adopter and enthusiast, has spent the past three years working with startup companies as an advisor, consultant, and investor.

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Congratulations Omek Interactive!

Congratulations Omek Interactive!

Today was a big day for one of ffVC's portfolio companies, Omek Interactive....

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ffVC on CNBC, in Businessweek and in USA Today

ffVC on CNBC, in Businessweek and in USA Today

It was a big day for the venture capital and startup worlds on Wednesday, when the SEC officially voted to lift the ban on general solicitation. While much of the attention regarding this change in policy was devoted to the impact on hedge funds, ffVC partner John Frankel raised awareness of the game-changing consequences for venture capital funds and startups.

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 Getting Started with Paid Acquisition

Getting Started with Paid Acquisition

Over the course of my time here at HowAboutWe, I’ve learned a simple truth: paid acquisition — done well and for the right product — provides a relatively predictable and controllable way to acquire users. Success in this field requires a comprehensive understanding of your customers, creativity...

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iOS 7 Transition Guide

iOS 7 Transition Guide

Apple is going to feature new and updated apps and users will be more likely to download them. Now is the time to make significant inroads into the App Store by embracing the new design paradigm.Of course, we all foresaw the death of skeumorphism and the transition to flat design, but don't forget the update contains much more than that.

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Do You Live in a Smartphone State or Desktop State?

Do You Live in a Smartphone State or Desktop State?

Do you live in a smartphone state or desktop state? Some U.S. states have adopted smartphones more broadly than others – especially when it comes to the web’s most popular activity: checking email....

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Discover: Phone Photography

Discover: Phone Photography

Photo by John Arnold on 500px Now everyone has a camera in their pocket — their phone. In good hands and with a bit of practice your phone camera can take incredible photos. Just stick to the never changing recipe for good photography: careful composing, good light, balanced post processing, ...

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The Search for the Best RSS Reader

The Search for the Best RSS Reader

Google terminated Google Reader on July 1st, leaving many former users looking for a worthy replacement. I still don’t fully understand why Google is losing its control over the center of information dissemination for so many press and other honeybee influencers, but so be it. Luckily, many alternatives have stepped up in the aftermath of Google’s announcement.

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