01 9 / 2014

01 9 / 2014

Startup Mentors — How Do You Filter Out The Good, The Bad And The Ugly?



In light of the recent brouhaha over the actions of a particular European investor who had a habit of attaching himself to accelerators as a ‘mentor’, it seems an appropriate time to do a quick rundown on the kinds of things entrepreneurs need to look for in genuine potential mentor to them and

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01 9 / 2014

01 9 / 2014

31 8 / 2014

31 8 / 2014

31 8 / 2014

31 8 / 2014

31 8 / 2014

Estimize — Proof that 2014 is the year of collaborative consumption



Last month HomeAway (AWAY) reported earnings for its second fiscal quarter of the year. At this point it’s undeniable, we have entered the sharing economy.

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30 8 / 2014

30 8 / 2014

Building the Next Generation of Financial Infrastructure



(This started as an email to the Standard Treasury team to summarize the many conversations that my cofounder Dan and I had with them over lunch, dinner, coding, and a ton of product discussions. The team thought it made sense to share it publicly.

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29 8 / 2014

29 8 / 2014

29 8 / 2014

Dr. Phillip Frost Leads Investment in Drone Aviation Holding and Is Appointed Chairman of Its Strategic Advisory Board



JACKSONVILLE, FL—(Marketwired - Aug 28, 2014) - Drone Aviation Holding Corp. (OTCQB: DRNE), a developer of specialized tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, today announced that it formed a Strategic Advisory Board that will be headed by Dr.

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29 8 / 2014

Indian banks are opening millions of account for the poor and “unbanked”



In the last month, more than 15 million bank accounts have been opened for the poor as part of Prime Minister Modi’s “public wealth plan”. The idea is that the account openings will help “lift the poor out of financial untouchability” and bring them into the economic mainstream.

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