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Sceneroller, the social music discovery site that connects bands, people, venues and gigs!

March 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

Sceneroller is a social music discovery site of a different breed, and a phenomenal complement to the innumerable sites and blogs dedicated to bands and artists, as well as music delivery networks such as Pandora or Soundcloud, or Deezer in Europe. It expresses something that has rarely been captured: the social nature of the music scene. […]

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Self-educated leaders: Secrets of a Buccaneer-Scholar, by James Bach

March 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Book Review, Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis (@mddelphis) Andy Hertzfeld has recounted the story of the black flag at the center of which Susan Kare had painted a big skull and crossbones in white that was floating over Bandley 3 in 1983 until early 1984. Yes, for the Macintosh team “it was better to be a pirate than join the […]

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Angelika Blendstrup: They Made It! (Foreign Hi-Tech Entrepreneurs in the Silicon Valley)

April 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Entrepreneurs

Do you imagine a world without Yahoo!, Google, eBay or Paypal? Would these companies have existed without Jerry Yang (Yahoo!) who was born in Taipei, Sergey Brin (Google), whose parents came from Russia when he was six, or Pierre Omidyar (eBay), an Iranian born in Paris or Max Levchin, an Ukrainian Jew (Paypal)? What would Intel […]

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