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Op-ED - Smart watches were supposed to be the next latest-and-greatest line of digital devices. The new thing, the hot trend, the must have, the popular fad. Sadly though, this particular type of device doesn’t have much appeal to the...
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AlleyTalk - Jeff Bussgang’s recent article about the lack of women in VC struck a nerve with me as this topic has always been near and dear to my heart so I want to share the story of Barbara Walters and show what it can reveal about the lack...
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Op-ED - In the technology world, no question comes up more frequently these days than "Are we in a bubble?" And while it's not up to us at CNBC to answer that question, we do sometimes happen upon little nuggets—data, anecdotes, tweets and...
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Op-ED - What do Henry Ford, Walt Disney, Coco Chanel, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg have in common? As any aspiring entrepreneur will quickly answer, none of these highly successful (and highly wealthy) business moguls graduated...
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Op-ED - Last month, Amazon’s new Fire Phone launched to a cautious reception, with reviews consisting of head scratching analysis about the user interface and design of the phone. While the device’s interface and design both admittedly...
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Op-ED - Where Have All the Innovators Gone? Growing up in Silicon Valley was a magical experience. The area was full of innovators who came to this country to build their dreams, which were built on ideas that served a real...
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AlleyTalk - Like most VCs, I get carpet bombed with pitches almost non-stop. They can range from the benign and harmless pitches all the way to the ones that were clearly written by someone who had just discovered bath salts. Most pitches are...
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Op-ED - In his self-published online book, called “How I Lost $170 Million: My time as #30 at Facebook,” Noah Kagan says two oft-repeated slogans at the...
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Op-ED - Sky-high valuations of brand-new companies. Ridiculous real estate prices. Fights over neighborhood gentrification. Acquisitions with huge price tags. People in their 20s becoming overnight millionaires. Signs that another...
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AlleyTalk - If you're looking for signs of a tech bubble, you don't have to do much searching these days. From start-up valuations and real estate prices to fancy perks and outlandish parties, practically everything in Silicon Valley is headed up...
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Bitcoin - Bitcoin and The New World Order is Bitcoin part of a global conspiracy involving the richest and most powerful people in the world?
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Cool Tech - Facebook's $2 billion deal to acquire Oculus recently marked the biggest bet yet on the resurgence of virtual reality. While any price tag that hefty for an unfinished, unproven technology is bound to spark investor...
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Op-ED - A few months ago, we wrote about something we've received quite a few questions about – whether Pinterest or Instagram is better for businesses. And while that debate still stands (short answer: it depends), it looks like Pinterest...
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Big Data - Obamacare provides healthcare insurance coverage for all - but is it also collating data on every American citizen?
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Advice - Fear of failure is often cited as a reason for not starting a business, and it appears to be well-founded. A quarter of all new businesses in the U.S. fail in their first year, and 44 percent have called it a day by the end of the...
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Advice - In 2011, I went from working at a restaurant making $2.17/hour (plus tips…) to launching one…then two…then THREE successful, profitable businesses with literally no startup capital. How did I do it? Did I come up with the next...

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