October 17, 2013
By Kyle Wong. This article originally appeared on Forbes, October 17, 2013.
Starting a company is easy, building one is hard.
As a startup founder your job is to recruit a world-class team. The first step is to naturally surround yourself with a passionate founder team with complementary skill sets whom you trust and work well […]
October 15, 2013
By John D. Oravecz . This article originally appeared on Trib Live, October 17, 2013.
Editors know that images help draw consumers to news and social media websites.
Sophie Lebrecht, CEO and co-founder of Neon Labs Inc., a Carnegie Mellon University spinoff company, says using powerful images as thumbnails — the small photos that link to […]
October 12, 2013
By Joanne Lipman. This article originally appeared on The New York Times, October 12, 2013.
Condoleezza Rice trained to be a concert pianist. Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, was a professional clarinet and saxophone player. The hedge fund billionaire Bruce Kovner is a pianist who took classes at Juilliard.
Multiple studies link music […]
October 9, 2013
By Deborah Gage. This article originally appeared on PEVC Dow Jones VentureWire, October 9, 2013.
XSeed Capital is stepping back from investing in life sciences and clean energy startups to focus solely on information technology, VentureWire has learned.
The firm is following what’s become a familiar path in Silicon Valley, as more venture firms find that […]
October 1, 2013
By Lisa Holton. This article originally appeared on Law Technology News, October 1, 2013.
The venture capitalist says the legal technology market is between $8 and $16 billion.
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Location: Portola Valley, Calif.
Age: 45 […]
September 9, 2013
This article originally appeared on PR Newswire, September 9, 2013.
Mobile App makers using technology to solve the most common problems between onsite service providers and customers
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Breeze, the first company to leverage the power of the smartphone to automate the $120 billion onsite service provider […]
By Ricardo Bilton. This article originally appeared on VentureBeat, September 9, 2013.
If the boundaries between mobile devices and the web are blurring, does it make sense to have checkout platforms created solely for either one?
Payments platform Zooz doesn’t think so. The company is rolling a new HTML5-based checkout product, which it says […]
September 3, 2013
This podcast originally appeared on Legal Talk Network, September 3, 2013.
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In the September edition of Law Technology Now, attorney Monica Bay, editor-in-chief of ALM’s Law Technology News, interviews Robert […]
By Patrick Hoge. This article originally appeared on San Francisco Business Times, September 3, 2013.
Federal investigators recently called for patent officials to study patent lawsuit trends in an effort to improve the quality of patents, which many critics say have been overly broad and vulnerable to litigation abuse.
To support its recommendation, the Government Accountability […]
August 5, 2013
By Christina Farr & Sean Ludwig. This article originally appeared on VentureBeat, August 5, 2013.
Venture capitalists are betting on cloud startups with a specific focus: health care, financial services, real estate, and other industries.
This more specialized, “vertical” industry approach is a stark contrast to the more horizontal approach taken by first-generation cloud […]