Tuesday, Jan. 22: John Frankel presenting at HBS

Tuesday, Jan. 22: John Frankel presenting at HBS

The HBS Entrepreneurship Club is hosting John Frankel presenting on “How Your Startup Can Exploit the Current Technology Super Cycle” this Tuesday, January 22, 6 pm, at Harvard Business School, Aldrich Hall (Room TBD), Boston, MA. He’ll also join some students for a private dinner afterwards.

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Livefyre NewsHub Navigates the CES Social Storm

Livefyre NewsHub Navigates the CES Social Storm

Each year, hundreds of thousands of people flock to Las Vegas for the International CES. The enormous trade show showcases the latest and greatest innovations in the consumer electronics industry in every category, from TV's to Electric Toothbrushes.In recent years, the number of attendees have exploded, along with the content ...

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Interaxon and Muse’s Brainwave Health System Prepare Your Mind for Whatever Life Throws At You and Are On Display at CES

Interaxon and Muse’s Brainwave Health System Prepare Your Mind for Whatever Life Throws At You and Are On Display at CES

Muse’s Brain Health system simultaneously strengthens the cognitive and emotional parts of your brain. This fun and easy-to-use system helps you focus more at work, maintain composure in stressful situations, feel less anxiety and reduce the negative thoughts that undermine your potential.

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How VCs Deploy Operating Talent To Build Better Startups

How VCs Deploy Operating Talent To Build Better Startups

Drew Hansen just posted a very interesting piece on Forbes on, “How VCs Deploy Operating Talent To Build Better Startups”.  He draws on the research study my coauthors and I are about to publish on best practices in how venture capitalists increase the odds of company success through operational assistance. ...

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Making Sense of Streams

Making Sense of Streams

This is a talk I’ve been giving on how we filter the Stream at Bottlenose.

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Is Your App Next? Major Airline Sued For Mobile Privacy Violations - Cover Your Apps Today!

Is Your App Next? Major Airline Sued For Mobile Privacy Violations - Cover Your Apps Today!

Online and mobile privacy. If you haven’t been paying attention, its time to take notice. Regulators certainly have, and even the biggest players are being hit – Delta Airlines was just sued by the California Attorney General for having an app without an appropriate privacy policy. This is only the beginning; more enforcement is likely to follow.

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Happy Holidays from ff Venture Capital - 2012

We would like to wish you Happy Holidays from ff Venture Capital!

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Using Data to Track Hiring Success

Using Data to Track Hiring Success

Less than a year ago, Klout was spending north of $64,000 per new hire. Our processes were disorganized and inefficient. We were outsourcing most of our recruiting and making hiring decisions based on unstructured conversations. We had no unified applicant tracking system. Since then, however, we've increased candidate flow by ...

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Online dating moves offline with HowAboutWe

Online dating moves offline with HowAboutWe

The rapid proliferation of online dating sites -- there are thousands of them in the US alone -- speaks to how far the most recent technological revolution has reached, seeping into practically every corner of our lives, including one of our most personal: how we find and connect with romantic ...

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Best Practices for Digital Democracy

Best Practices for Digital Democracy

Digital democracy is not a utopia. It is merely a more perfect organization of citizens within the field of new media. In its first meaning, digital democracy references the actual practice of democratic politics in digital spaces, for example, discussions of Presidential debates on Twitter. In its second, digital democracy references the democratization of content production and distribution. The first, political meaning points to what is said, the second, to how it is said.

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