Practice Safe Business – Use Protection!

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 A guy and a girl walk into a bedroom. The guy looks at thegirl and says, “don’t worry, I’d never… Read More

One (and Only One) Stream to Rule Them All

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 Professionally produced media is undergoing dramatic changes driven by recent major business development deals. Some examples: Netflix signed an enormous… Read More

TechStars Community Update

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 Andy Sack The 10 TechStars companies have been selected but not yet announced. We won’t announce them until they’ve been in the… Read More

Seven Reasons to Remove a CEO

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 Gerry Langeler Here is a surefire bet: Gather together a bunch of entrepreneurs to talk about venture capitalists, and before long the… Read More

Know a Service Provider that Rocks for Startups?

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 Jennifer Cabala We all know them, the attorney, marketer, accountant, consultant, web hosting service or other person that helped make your startup… Read More

Business Advice From King of All Tea Bags

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 Fanaticusers are not as hard to find as you may think. A successfulentrepreneur could do worse than spending all day… Read More

Leading for Quality

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 Quality is a funny characteristic.  It requires constant attention to maintain it.  Even then, there’s no guarantee that some unknown,… Read More

What is RevenueLoan?

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 Andy Sack Entrepreneurs are often looking for money to grow their businesses and frequently looking for alternatives to venture capital.  Well, that’s… Read More

Reach Entrepreneurs Before Your Competitors with StartupDay Sponsorship

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 Jennifer Cabala It’s not easy to find entrepreneurs before they start their first business and make service provider decisions, until now.  StartupDay… Read More

Do What You Love, The Money Will Come

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 Back in the old days, when the World Wide Web was more likethe Wild Wild West, the porn industry was… Read More

Stop Trying To Build Google.com

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 “The only ‘intuitive’ interface is the nipple. After that, they’re all learned.” – various attribution, most commonly to Bruce Ediger… Read More

Genius questions from a 15 year old

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 Andy Sack I had dinner with an old friend, George, and his 15 year old daughter, Halle, yesterday. It was really fun…. Read More

How to Wow a Venture Capitalist in 7 Slides

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 Gerry Langeler We’ve seen all sorts of presentations from startups over the years.  But none as succinct, yet as effective as one… Read More

Announcing StartupDay 2010 – The Conference for Pre-Entrepreneurs

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 Jennifer Cabala I’m excited toannounce StartupDay 2010, the conference for pre-entrepreneurs. Lastyear’s conference was a tremendous success with an off-the-chartssatisfaction rate.  98.6%… Read More

The Danger With Being Agile

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 The true lean business demands nothing less than absolute agility. Anything less and you’ll be doomed for failure. Agility, in… Read More

Project Management For Startups

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 Mention the words “project management” to most entrepreneurial types and an involuntary shudder runs up and down their spines.  Project… Read More

Poker is the new golf

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 Andy Sack Having just returned on Monday from a great weekend in Las Vegas with a group of other entrepreneurs from Seattle,… Read More