The Top 10 Whines of 2016
Posted at 8:00h, 27 Dec 2016 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
2016 was not an easy year. It was one in which emotions ran high – to put it mildly. This considered, we decided to pay homage to some of those emotions and one thing is certain: it was definitely a vintage year for whines. While there might be a preponderance of Silicon Valley people, places […]
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The Things to Do in December Edition
Posted at 8:00h, 29 Nov 2016 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Due to the holidays, no editorial this week. Do hope you enjoyed yours, and a heads up: It’s the holiday party season, a time when things supposedly slow down, but do they really?  Reminder: it’s a very good time to get out there and meet new people – some of whom may be able to […]
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And the Number 1 Deal-Killer Question in Tech Is…
Posted at 8:00h, 15 Nov 2016 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Full disclosure: the subject of today’s newsletter comes at the request of a number of investors, advisors and startup consultants whom we know. We all know the old tech adage: if you want money, ask for advice. If you want advice, ask for money. Some entrepreneurs genuinely do want advice, especially from a consultant, advisor […]
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Yahoo, Twitter and Inside Baseball
Posted at 8:00h, 18 Oct 2016 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
We came across this piece that we just had to share: I’m Done Pretending SF Tech Is Visionary Welcome to Silicon Valley. We’re smart enough to solve real problems, but we don’t. Again, it reminded us of Startup L. Jackson’s reference to Silicon Valley as assisted living for the young, and truth be told, we now […]
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Trust, Transparency and Totalitarianism
Posted at 8:00h, 04 Oct 2016 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Don’t look at us: Mark Zuckerberg started it. Last week, The Guardian published a piece entitled Facebook and Google: most powerful and secretive empires we’ve ever known, and, considering the power and reach of the platforms, they’re not merely tech companies: more accurately, they are perhaps two of the most powerful nation-states in the world […]
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