Jeff Nolan's take on innovation, entrepreneurship, tech and stuff that interests me
Like most people, I had the opportunity to review Facebook’s IPO filing yesterday and admit that, like Apple’s recent earnings announcement, this is pretty damn impressive. Here are a couple of lessons worth reinforcing: 1) People’s view of what is normal and acceptable in emergent online activities is constantly evolving. What Facebook deserves a lot [...]
Q&A has evolved from being a service that consumers use in place of search to rich network applications that integrate with Facebook and Twitter, as well as offer brand companies opportunities for thought leadership and commerce.
This piece in HBR is must read, it details why there will be a lot fewer VC funds in the future. The sky is falling on the venture capital rainmakers. Over the past 10 years their quarterly internal rate of return (IRR)—the primary measure of VC success—was dismal, hovering in the single percentage points and [...]
Too funny. I’m listing #1 through 3 as a teaser, click the link to get the rest. This list is made all the more funny by the fact that we all know someone who fits one of the types, or several, or maybe even one for each. I was reminded of the meeting I had [...]