Quantcast

Startup Articles

Yahoo! Loses Anti-Spam Leader To Startup

This might not be the happiest year ending for Yahoo!. Many of its executives have quit during the past year.

Yahoo’s Social Networking Empire

GigaOM — Yahoo goes on a startup shopping binge GigaOm (along with quite a few other people) has a post out today about the three acquisitions announced by Yahoo! today. First thing this morning Yahoo! said they were acquiring Bix, then MyBlogLog and then Kenet Works. Whew! What a day.

Beach, Burritos, And Pluggd

Heheh, last night Chris Coulter, my son Patrick, and I filmed an episode of Beach Walks with Rox. Great burritos from Tres Amigos and a wonderful sunset at the local beach. Talking Mac’s and PCs.

Obvious Corp. Buying Odeo

Evan Williams and other Odeo employees buying control of Odeo back from their VCs is definitely an interesting piece of news because it’s not that common, and it says something interesting about what some companies are experiencing right now.

Where To Find Small Business Grants For Your Start-Up
· 22

Grants are given every year for a variety of reasons, from small business start-ups, continuing education, preserving historic monuments, to art.

Vista Beta Testers Mad About Startup Sound

Folks testing Microsoft Windows Vista have been emailing me today complaining that in Vista the startup sound that goes off everytime the OS starts up will be forced.

Interesting Startup Blog

Thanks Noah Kagan for pointing me to the 17 pithy insights for startup founders.

Exbiblio Blog – A Corporate Blogger’s Dream?

It sounds like the dream brief for a corporate blogger – a completely free hand to write anything you want about and for your client on their new public blog.

Googler Backs Feedster; Redlitz Off To Startup

Feedster is expected to announce tomorrow that company president Chris Redlitz is leaving the blog and syndicated content engine to join a startup company to launch later this month. He will be replaced with Tyler Goldman, formerly of Movielink, as the company restructures its team with new talent.

Think Rethinks IceRocket

Marketing company Think Partnership Inc. has let its letter of intent to acquire struggling blog search engine Ice Rocket expire and, says MarketingPilgrim’s Andy Beal, the company will not be moving forward with the acquisition.

33 Wikis

Eastwikkers is running a series on 33 Wikis, highlighting best practices in wiki-based collaboration.

University 2.0 and Boston Colleges John Gallaugher

As a Computer Science undergrad at Boston College, I regretfully admit that I only took one business class. But the one class I took was more than worth it.

SXSW Coverage

A quick directory of the flurry of SXSW posts from over the weekend.

SXSW: The Five Most Important Startup Decisions

Panelists:

Former Microsofties Create Flickr Competitor

Thomas Hawk reports that some former Microsoft execs have started a photo sharing site called Vizrea, and they are getting some great press.

Preventing Unwanted Programs From Loading At Startup

We all have them in our system tray, programs that load up and use precious memory resources and take up valuable space on your taskbar.

AOL Ends Truveo Startup Status

The video search engine Truveo didn’t spend very much time as a stand-alone company, as AOL came calling with a briefcase full of money and left with the business in hand.

Entrepreneur Exchange

Entrepreneurship is the discipline of starting a company in absence of resources. Last Saturday the Entrepreneur Exchange opened, a renewable resource (wiki) for entrepreneurs.

Securing Second- and Third-Round Venture Capital Financing

Widget sales are booming – the competition is scrambling, demand is up, and the books are finally treading water. Your core management team has big ideas for the future of Widget Inc. Opportunity is abundant; but how will you fund that next big leap?

Securing Second- And Third-Stage Venture Capital Financing

Widget sales are booming – the competition is scrambling, demand is up, and the books are finally treading water. Your core management team has big ideas for the future of Widget Inc. Opportunity is abundant; but how will you fund that next big leap?

Socialtext: A Virtual Company Looks For A Home

When I was CEO of a risk management software startup, in very risky times, I had the honor of having John Nesheim as an Advisor.