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Entries from February 2011

Reminder: Entrepreneurs, use OwnYourVenture, an equity simulator to overcome your dilution fears or questions in no time!

February 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Book Review

Just saw this morning a RT by David Szetela of Esther Dyson’s tweet: “Entrepreneurs, before you do the VC or angel deal, take a look: http://bit.ly/9YyFrq.”
Great, great reminder for many entrepreneurs! Don’t wonder, calculate! Do get emotional, calculate! For most entrepreneurs, it’s hard to get funded, and then, when they receive a term-sheet, at the [...]

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Practically Radical by Bill Taylor: Innovation in “Vujà-dé” territories

February 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Book Review

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis
Practically Radical, by Bill Taylor, the co-founder of Fast Company, is about transforming your company, shaking up your industry, and challenging yourself. Now, where do you start? Not from a vacuum: the times for dreams of starting from a clean slate and building up utopias are long gone. So, be practical. Yet adopting [...]

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India Calling by Anand Giridharadas, the unknown at the heart of what you thought you knew

February 8th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Book Review

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @mddelphis
Say you’ve worked and socialized with Indians for the last ten or fifteen years in America – does it help you to understand what India is about when you travel over there for a business trip? Maybe a little, but no more than that. India is a complex, multi-dimensional country with an intricately [...]

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