Guy Kawasaki is a voracious reader. Not only because he wants to remain a great schmoozer (one of the reasons why he tells us to “read voraciously”), but mostly also because he adores books, loves to write, and looks at other writers as sounding boards, sources of inspiration, or thought-provoking agents. His latest book, a must-read, Reality Check: [...]
Entries from December 2008
December 29th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Entrepreneurs
Tags:Behavioral Economics·Careerist·Competition·egomaniac·egonomics·Guy Kawasaki·innovation·Innovator·Marylene Delbourg-Delphis·Persuasion·Presentation Design·Schmoozing·Social Entrepreneur·start-up·Sticking Point·Strategy·Success
When entrepreneurs fight back! Conversation with Roger Newton, co-discoverer of Lipitor, and President/CEO of Esperion Therapeutics, Inc.
December 18th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Entrepreneurs
We hear about Michigan’s disastrous car industry daily… Let’s not forget, though, that there are other windows on the mishigami, the great lake: phenomenal entrepreneurs determined to transform challenges into opportunities. One of the most prominent is Roger Newton.
From success to back to goal one, i.e. improving the lives of peoples
Born in New Jersey, Roger [...]
Tags:Aisling Capital·Alta Partners·Ann Arbor·Ann Arbor Spark Foundation·Arboretum Ventures·atherosclerosis·Biotech·Charles Bisgaier·Deep Change·Domain Associates·Esperion Therapeutics·Life sciences·Lipitor·Marylene Delbourg-Delphis·Michael Pape·Michigan Economic Development Corp.·Michigan Life Science and Innovation Center·Parke-Davis·Pfizer·Robert Quinn·Roger Newton·Tom Rea·University of Michigan·Warner-Lambert
December 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Entrepreneurs
Google results: 139,000,000 for “patent; “46,100,000 for “intellectual property.” However, the significance level of these numbers may not be much higher than that of a googol in math.
When you are a startup, where do you start as far as IP is concerned? One simple, or “simpler” item on your priority list should be to get [...]
Tags:Copyright·David Jakopin·Domain name·greenfield·intellectual property·invention·IP·IP Strategy·know-how·Marylene Delbourg-Delphis·Open Source·Patent·Patent Office·Pillsbury·Provisional Patent·Trade secret·trademark
December 4th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Entrepreneurs
Some of you asked me about Notifixio.us – which I installed about two weeks ago.
This is a product created by young French entrepreneur, Julien Genestoux. He has a double master in business (French business school – ESSEC 2006) and Computer Sciences (Illinois Institute of Technology), has already created one successful company (Jobetudiant.net ) and [...]
December 2nd, 2008 · 10 Comments · Entrepreneurs
How bad is it for startups seeking financing? This is the title of a post by Jeremy Liew on November 24th. Well, it’s bad and as usual, Jeremy Liew says it pretty much like it is:
Angel financing had dried;
A slowing economy has reduced near term revenue growth expectations;
Venture Capitalists are focusing on their portfolio companies.
Jeremy Liew [...]
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