Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale
Posted at 23:05h, 26 Aug 2014 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Good morning, All, The quote is a stage direction from Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale. You know it’s a quiet week when one of the ‘top’ stories is that Elon Musk Promises Tesla Owners Better Placed Cup Holders, Maybe. And that something’s slightly amok when two Tesla owners take out a full-page ad in the Palo Alto Daily News, the cup holders being one of the suggestions for improvement. At least we’re focused on the big stuff. This weekend is Labor Day and traditionally, investors unplug for the month of August. Usually ain’t nothing going on but the rent. Every week, AlleyWatch compiles the New York funding that happens that week, and this past week, there were seven. Nothing too outrageous. Slow and steady. Nothing like Secret, which launched under a year ago and raised $25 million last month...
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Arrogance Is Good: In Defense of Silicon Valley
Posted at 23:05h, 19 Aug 2014 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Good morning, All, So, if you’re an innovator – and happen to live in Silicon Valley – arrogance is pretty much mandatory, according to this article: Arrogance Is Good: In Defense of Silicon Valley. Arrogance leads to innovation. (Insert Steve Jobs mention/‘Here’s to the crazy ones’ ad reference here.) Back in the 80s there was […]
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Breakfast-with-an-Angel-Mike-Edelhart
Posted at 23:04h, 12 Aug 2014 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Good morning, All, Our guest is very active investor Mike Edelhart, who spends ½ his time on the West Coast and isn’t readily accessible to the masses. Here’s your rare chance for a one-on-one, and maybe get his perspective on the startup scene on both coasts. It’ll be a good one and hope you can […]
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clandestine study
Posted at 23:03h, 05 Aug 2014 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Good morning, All, We’ve gotten feedback that you all found out about it too late – so this is your head’s up, up front and personal – don’t say we didn’t flag it. Our guest is very active investor Mike Edelhart, who spends ½ his time on the West Coast and isn’t readily accessible to […]
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