What Are You Really Worth, Anyway?

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Alyssa Royse I’ll admit at the outset that people, in general, confuse me. But I get really confused when I hear someone… Read More

So You Want To Process Credit Cards?

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Dominic Pouzin This is a guest post by Dominic Pouzin, founder of Data Applied, a data mining & business intelligence company. He… Read More

Are Great Programmers Born, or Made?

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Anthony Stevens Are great programmers born, or made? My dad, who started programming back when punch cards were still new, often told… Read More

Ideas, Opportunities & Isla Fisher

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Alyssa Royse Most entrepreneurs have a seemingly endless flow of ideas. Ideas are awesome. They’re intoxicating little seductresses, but as often as… Read More

Startup Decision-Making Done Right

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Anthony Stevens If you’re a startup founder, you should be good at making decisions.  If you aren’t, you’re going to have a… Read More

Naked In The Board Room

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Alyssa Royse The great thing about social media is that it is an incredibly easy way to stay in touch with people… Read More

Most Meetings Suck

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Anthony Stevens [Opening scene: twelve more-or-less bored people sit around a conference table, looking up at a PowerPoint presentation displayed on the… Read More

I Would Never Hire A….

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Alyssa Royse We all know that we can’t hire or fire someone because of their race, gender, religion, sexual orientation or a… Read More

Deadline Schmedline

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Alyssa Royse I seem to spend my entire life with exactly twogroups of people – Starteruppers and Parents. There are very fewdifferences… Read More

Rental Car Companies Hate Me

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By David Aronchick How is it possible that driving a car, a thing you do EVERY DAY could be so difficult? You find… Read More

The Endowment Effect and the Entrpreneurial Impulse

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Anthony Stevens In a recent New Yorker, JamesSurowiecki (author of The Wisdom of Crowds) wrotean article about health-care reform in which he… Read More

Are You the Next Entrepreneur Idol?

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Danielle Morrill NWEN’s Entrepreneur University on Thursday is going to be fun!  Why?  Because in addition to speakers, panels, and mentorship sessions,… Read More