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Build Your Companies…With Good Boards

Most of the new founders I’ve ever met roll their eyes when I suggest that they form an advisory board.  One of the main reasons people found their own companies is to have supreme magisterial control over their empire.  They … Continue reading

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Can Humanity Be Saved From Instant Replay?

Global life is increasingly obsessed with instant replay of all types.  In the pre-digital days, the extent of instant replay for use in judging actions and words by people, was largely limited to newspaper editorial pages.  If enough readers read … Continue reading

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The Four Seasons of Your Start-Up…Summertime

Ah, summer. Margaritas by the pool.  A little Kenny Chesney on the patio.  Wearing flip flops to BJ’s (wait, that’s a different post!)  But this is not life during summer inside a start-up company.  It is certainly good news if you’re fortunate … Continue reading

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SBIR/STTR…Defense of a Government Acronym (part 1)

Many of you may not be familiar with SBIR/STTR.  The quickest explanation is that there are two ways that your federal government invests in advanced technology.  One way they do so is by owning their own laboratories.  The National Renewable … Continue reading

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Have Big VC Funds Become a League of Their Own?

I needed to read this story twice.  http://techcrunch.com/2011/03/20/is-late-stage-the-new-early/ There are so many implications that I’m glad TechCrunch plans to follow up on it.  They chronicle a handful of funds that are investing $100’s of millions in companies that probably don’t … Continue reading

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Ben Franklin incubator needs more space

Nice coverage of our TechVentures expansion…LV start-up economy is thriving http://www.mcall.com/business/outlook/mc-outlook-allentown-tech-2-20110312,0,661194.story

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