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MySQL sold for $1 billion dollars

// // MySQL sold for $1 billion big ones...this is huge news. 2008 is officially the year of open source. The open source database...

Illusions of Entrepreneurship

Scott Shane from Case Western Reserve University just published-- The Illusions of Entrepreneurship: "The Costly Myths That Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Policy Makers Live By." He...

Hulu launches, only in invite private beta

Hulu is the newly proposed "Youtube killer" from NBC Universal and News Corporations joint venture. Hulu is an invite only beta which I had the...

Live Gamer to sell MMOG digital goods

This is a brilliant startup idea for a fast growing and high demand market. I use to be hooked on "Lineage" a World...

Agloco is going under

The 2008 new year is looming and like many of the Venture Capitalists have been hoping the web 2.0 phrase may finally lose it's...

PayPerPost combats Google with Real Rank

PayperPost fights Google's Page Rank with a new Real Rank system, that has received mixed reviews. I originally posted about Google's link adjustment onslaught...
pre-money-valuation

What is your business worth?

Business valuations are typically done through a multiple of a company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization). The multiple is based on...
Crowdsourcing-Copywriting-Services

Creative pitches for a new business

We all know getting attention to stakeholders (money, customers, talent, media exposure) in a newly formed startup is always a challenge. One of the...

Google strips PayperPost Bloggers Pagerank

Google has crushed PayperPost Bloggers by taking pagerank away according to a recent TechCrunch article. I posted about Ted Murphy's PayperPost earlier this year...

Google buys Jaiku is twitter next?

Twitter has generated more buzz than a blow-fly in 2007 and has all but set the trend of micro-blogging or mini-blogging. But it is...

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