Archive for the ‘International’ Category

The Great California Time Myth

I deal in myths all the time in building a tech business (i.e. how easy it is, how hard it is, how you need traction to get investors, how you don’t need traction to get investors…). But the most frustrating myth I’ve had to deal with is is the myth that being based in California […]

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More About Understanding The World… 5 Tips on How to Find International Opportunities

5 Tips on How to Find International Opportunities

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How to Build a Global Technology Company in Five Steps

Five steps to building a global technology company

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A Taste of India

Observations from living in India

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International Opportunities – Part II – Copycat Entrepreneurialism

Picasso said the good artists copy and the great artists steal. Look for opportunities in the US you can take to the non-US market AND look for opportunities in the non-US market that you can take to the US. Make Picasso proud!

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Understanding The World – Part I – 5 Tips on How to Find International Opportunities

In the past I’ve written more than a few blogs about the opportunities that exist for non-US entrepreneurs in the United States. Today, I’m writing about the vast opportunities open to all entrepreneurs worldwide. They just need to know how to look. So here are 5 tips on how to look for and spot international opportunities. […]

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Thank You Steve!

        In Memorium February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011 Tweet

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American Censorship Day – Be Very Afraid!

    On November 16th the US Congress will hold hearings on the first American Internet censorship system. This bill can pass. If it does the Internet and free speech will never be the same. It’s your Internet don’t let them take it away! Click here http://www.americancensorship.org/# to send a message to the US Congress […]

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Biz Dev – Part III – Why No Revenues is Better

Companies can still have zero revenues and have tremendous value. Most VC’s assume $2 per user per year in revenues, with one million users and a multiple of 20X that’s $40 million of value with zero revenues. Good, if you’re a US company. Difficult if you’re in Europe where angels and VC are still struggling with the concept that a company with zero revenues can have tremendous value. So, what’s a European entrepreneur to do? Simple, find a local VC who “get’s it” or come to America and unlock the value you’ve created!

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Biz Dev – Part I – Know Where You’re Going or At Least Move!

Some say marketing, some say sales, some say business development. The sale happens where these three come together. Your marketing is the physical manifestation of your strategy; it’s the web site, brochures, videos and ads. Sales is the stuff inside the web site, brochures, videos and ads. And, business development, we’ll that’s a fancy term for when you get your butt out of the office and start knocking on a customer’s door.

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