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Can you guess where the follow startups were founded-- GameStop, Woot, Words with Friends, SOFTLAYER? Probably Silicon Valley, right? No. How about Boston? Wrong again. I'll give you a hint: it's the fourth largest media market in the country, home to 18 Fortune 500 companies and boasts two major airports, serving as headquarters for two major airlines. Sounds like a pretty good place to start a company, right? Dallas, and the surrounding area called the "Metroplex", sure thinks so and it wants you to start thinking so as well. On Tuesday, I had the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the emerging startup scene in Dallas. I was pleasantly surprised with what I found here.
Founding an Internet company was a logical step for this college-educated rap fan with cable-industry marketing experience. He's a man with a mission: equipping minority communities with computer technology and online access so they can participate fully in the new economy. Commercial and community partnerships enable him to grow the business and carry the message.
Geoff Davis, founder and CEO of Unitus, talks about microfinance at the Entrepreneurial Thought Leader lecture series emphasizing the relevance and potential of this field.
Entrepreneurs looking for seed capital should consider Toronto TSX Venture Exchange's Capital Pool Company (CPC) program, which allows companies to go public by merging with a CPC.
Today's revolutionary breakthroughs are yesterday's crazy ideas. And Peter Diamandis, chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation and entrepreneur behind numerous commercial space travel ventures, speaks at length about finding support for new business frontiers that, literally, are out of this world.
Owners of growing companies need to begin positioning them for sale early in the life of the firm and continue to take steps toward sale throughout the business's life, writes an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. Included are eight suggestions for doing just that.
Retired serial entrepreneur Steve Blank interviews MissionPoint Capital co-founder Jesse Fink. The two discuss the manifold investment opportunities in alternative energies and environmental conservation.
Life sciences venture capital investing rose in the second quarter, due in part to increased exit activity. Read more for details on life sciences companies’ deals.
Talk of a possible tech bubble, based on high valuations of IT companies, has led to questions about whether a health IT bubble has been created as well. Read more about the signs leading to that speculation.
Landing an angel investment takes a special approach. Learn from the advice of those who've tried and succeeded at lining up angel investors for their healthcare businesses.
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