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Matt Hulett’s startup advice: ‘Money makes you soft’

Matt Hulett, a self-described “late-bloomer” in the tech space, started out shrink-wrapping software in the 80s and is now leading RealNetworks’ GameHouse unit into the future of gaming. It’s no surprise he ended up here. Hulett, a former executive at Mpire and Atom Entertainment who returned to RealNetworks two years ago, has a history of rising… Read More

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Rand Fishkin of SEOmoz on search, startups, sticking it out

Rand Fishkin is changing the way that Internet marketers do their jobs. He and his team at SEOmoz are part of a small sector of the tech space, where adaptation and growth are the name of the game. Though it hasn’t always been easy, this humble CEO has prioritized a startup culture that focuses on being here now, and… Read More

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Entrepreneur Dan Shapiro: Startups aren’t a science

When Dan Shapiro joined the startup world in 2002, he was bitten by the bug…hard. Find out what he’s learned along the way and hear his startling confession in this episode of Nextcast. Dan Shapiro grew up with computers, getting his first one at age seven and using it mostly to play games. Decades later, with… Read More

Bryan Mistele

INRIX CEO Bryan Mistele on surviving 70 VC rejections

Bryan Mistele wants to eliminate one of society’s biggest issues — traffic. How’s he going to do it? Find out in this episode of Nextcast. Growing up, Bryan knew he wanted to run his own tech company. After spending time in high school working with electrical engineers, he wrote down a life goal: start and… Read More