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You’re making Kia’s with a Mercedes Cost Model – A Car & Startup Guy’s Take on the Big 3 Bailout

I want to preface this post by stating that I am a hard core car guy who’s owned cars from just about every auto company.  I love, love cars.  Innovation, execution and design are all things I long for in … Continue reading

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Travel Hack: One way to get free wifi

Recently I was in London for Seedcamp and ad-tech on behalf of Lookery.  One of the challenges of traveling to Europe in this Crackberry/iPhone day and age are the INSANE data roaming charges that mobile co’s like ATT Wireless like … Continue reading

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A Little Love for TeachStreet

I’ve been meaning to write about my friend Dave Schappell’s startup TeachStreet since it launched back in April.  With TeachStreet’s launch into it’s second market – Portland today – now seems like the perfect time. First a little background – … Continue reading

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Good history of Lookery

Check it out – written by our publisher relations guru Rex Dixon.

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Congrats TeachStreet on the Series A

John Cook breaks the news that my friend Dave Schappell has closed the series A for his startup – TeachStreet.  TeachStreet is building a directory of teachers and classes for instruction from lessons, classes to private tutors.  Dave is a … Continue reading

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Seattle Venture Scene: Madrona on Fire & Seattle VC Scene waking up?

One of the interesting challenges to being a startup guy in Seattle vs. the Bay Area is that there are a lot more VC’s down there versus here.  As a result there is more competition amongst VC’s for good deals … Continue reading

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Startup Prime

Over the past year I have had the chance to advise, consult, and work at a number of early stage companies. And as I sit here on a flight to Silicon Valley this morning, I have a few seconds to … Continue reading

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eric’s right: dopplr too closed

Thanks to Scott I am using Dopplr to document my upcoming trips – but the lack of public profiles is a hindrance to discovering folks to meetup with.  As EricM notes if you want to see what happens when you … Continue reading

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