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Category: Entrepreneurial Culture

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TechCrunch: Determining the worth of your SaaS company

Some Free Resources for SaaS Valuation Algebra

First, a warning.  Valuation is in the eyes of the payer. But at some point, all entrepreneurs need to tell investors, their board, or maybe their recruits that will be getting equity what the valuation of the company is going to be.  The correct answer is, “I have no idea” but you will need to…
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Real Markets

With the rhetorical overuse of terms like “let the market decide” being used in campaigns and debates I think it would be beneficial to define what real markets look like and when market forces work. Markets are neither magic nor wise. It is a term that describes the cumulative effect of a number of individual…
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New Study: community-owned broadband is cheaper and faster

Regardless of what size you think government should be (I prefer a government powerful enough to protect the community’s shared interests), the one area where government has consistently played a positive and often powerful role is in the development of infrastructure. Sometimes – nay usually – the costs associated with developing large systems of roads…
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Packy Hyland

Farewell to a Great Entrepreneur: John Patrick ‘Packy’ Hyland, Sr.

A goodbye to Packy Hyland, Sr Entrepreneurship is the art form of organization development. All art forms are about synthesizing or transforming or juxtaposing objects from one realm and infusing them with the life forces of talent, vision, and craft to create something new and quite different from anything that has existed before – something…
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Hire people, not resumes

HR is nor my specialty, but it is a crucial part of any growing business. I don’t like talking about how to retain people because, in my crusty opinion, if you hire well and are mindful of the culture of the company, people will stay. Problem employees are usually either bad hires (not neccesarily bad…
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How to write an executive summary on the west coast

My brief review of Garage.com resources

Excellence is no accident

I found this post by Joe Colopy of Bronto Software titled, The Risk Takers at Phi Beta Kappa. A favorite excert: If you want to continue your habit of excellence after graduation, you will have to learn how to take risks—and to fail more often than you’re used to. It can be difficult for people…
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