Posts Tagged ‘Startups’

– Startups – Ryan Carson of Carsonified and Treehouse- TWiST #198

Jason talks with Ryan Carson [ @ryancarson ] about establishing connections and getting funding. 0:00-4:00 Welcome everyone. We’re live today with Ryan Carson of Carsonified and Treehouse. 4:00-5:00 What’s your secret for success, Ryan? 5:00-7:00 Thank you to GoToMeeting for sponsoring the show today. Everyone thank @GoToMeeting on Twitter for their support! 7:00-9:30 How many events do I turn down vs. accept to attend or speak at? 9:30-11:30 So you 100% bootstrapped your conference? 11:30-12:15 And you started the conferences 10 years before TedX? 12:15-13:00 If you are the person throwing the party, you have this light on you, you’re the center of the community. 13:00-14:00 How many people came to the first FOWA? 14:00-15:00 When did you realize you were becoming a power broker in London? 15:00-16:00 Tell me about the most stressful moment of your conference experience? 16:00-18:45 Did it break you to the point that you got out of control? 18:45-19:15 Ryan: Why is it that web entrepreneurs under-rate the ability to sell? 19:15-21:45 So you’ve sold the “Future Of” events? 21:45-23:30 How did you arrive at the decision to sell the business? 23:30-24:30 Thanks for joining us today, EP Jeff Hoffer! If you want to sit in on a live TWiST taping like Jeff, become an Executive Producer on the TWiST List! Go to twistlist.co and join today! 24:30-26:45 Thank you to Squarespace for sponsoring the show. If you want to get 20% off on your website for 6 months, sign up at squarespace
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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03 2013

– Startups – LAUNCH Trio: Captricity, That’s Suspicious Behavior and The Tap Lab – TWiST #261

0:00-1:00 Introduce to today’s great companies, Captricity and That’s Suspicious Behavior. 2:30-300 Today’s program I’ll be talking to two companies from LAUNCH Festival. 3:15-3:45 With Kuang Chen who pitched Captricity and Brigette Kidd of That’s Suspicious Behavior. 3:45-7:00 Thank @Trada for making the show free for all! 7:00-7:30 Brigette when did you find out about Launch conference? 7:30-7:45 What program and USC were you and your crew in? 8:00-8:15 Are there jobs out there? 8:30-8:45 What is That’s Suspicious Behavior? 9:00-9:15 Suspicious Behavior app walk-through. 9:50-10:00 What was decision of putting in pre-chosen behaviors? 10:45-11:00 What was it like on stage at Launch and reaction you got? 12:15-13:00 What happened at moment when you shut down the judge on the stage? 13:00-14:00 Pitch happened right before Treyvon Martin shooting. 14:00-15:00 Treyvon Martin hit closer to home for race issue and having a kid. 15:00-16:00 Have to be careful to not put Treyvon in marketing, but Suspicious Behavior may have avoided it. 16:00-17:00 Won ,00 investment at event, tell us about it? 17:00-18:30 When giving awards didn’t think would win at early stage in app, what happened? 18:45-19:30 Take us through the moment when announcement was being made by Ben. 19:30-20:30 How are you using the 000 investment? 20:30-22:00 Kuang, how’d you come to conference through the side door? 22:00-25:30 Jason explains how he sends e-mail out to private group to find other companies
Video Rating: 5 / 5

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09 2012

SEO for startups in under 10 minutes

Maile Ohye from Google advises your startup as if she had only 10 minutes as your SEO consultant.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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09 2012

6 Tips for Start-Ups in 10 minutes

Important tips for start-ups concerning venture capital, business plans, partners and potential legal issues. Presented by attorney Roman R. Fichman.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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09 2012

– Startups – Dave Goldberg of SurveyMonkey – #251

1:00-2:00 Welcome everyone, I’m here today with SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg. 2:00-2:45 How did you get started in the Internet business? 2:45-5:45 What did marketing mean in the early 90s? 5:45-9:15 And then you left the music business at some point to start Launch? 9:15-12:00 What in your mind gave you the ability to start up on your own? 12:00-14:15 How much did you sell the software for? 14:15-16:45 Do you remember what the first images you saw on the Internet were? 16:45-21:30 Thank you to Scott Walker of Walker Corporate Law for sponsoring the program and joining us today to answer some questions! 21:30-23:00 How did selling to Yahoo work out for you? 23:00-28:00 What did you do when the stock market started falling apart? 28:00-30:45 What was the problem with Yahoo’s search business? That they could never live up to Google? 30:45-33:00 So all the experience of working with a big company and all of it working with a small company has led to the success you’re having today with SurveyMonkey? 33:00-36:15 How did you wind up getting involved with SurveyMonkey? 36:15-39:15 Is that why venture funds are decreasing? Because the returns don’t justify the investments? 39:15-40:00 Is Portland a good market for developers? 40:00-42:00 What has the secret been to your growth? 42:00-44:30 Have you thought about upping the premium member costs? 44:30-49:30 Thank you to GoToMeeting for supporting TWiST! Everyone thank @GoToMeeting! 49:30-50:45 Did the company recently raise

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09 2012

This Week in Startups – Jon Steinberg President of Buzzfeed

This week on the show, Jon Steinberg President of Buzzfeed joins us to talk about Virality on the web and its corporate dillusion. We take your questions on Ask Jason and Mike Bracco brings us the latest Startup news.
Video Rating: 5 / 5

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08 2012

This Week in Startups – Rahul Sonnad, Founder and CEO of Geodelic

This week we have Rahul Sonnad, Founder and CEO of Geodelic (www.geodelic.com). For more information, show notes, and an upcoming schedule, go to www.thisweekin.com. Jason Calacanis hosts This Week in Startups 00:06:00 Ask Jason — Ken Kowal — eRoutingGuide (www.eRoutingGuide.com) — I am having trouble finding my target community (manufacturers), how do I find them? 00:19:30 Behind the Startup — is a new segment where we will follow Jason’s Angel investment in StorkBrokers (storkbrokers.com) and look into the initial process of investing, marketing, web design to launch. In this first segment we hear from Sterling Hawkins, StorkBrokers, Founder and Joey Tran of Fortis General Counsel (www.fortisgc.com), where they discuss the initial Angel Investment. Key issues for Jason: Key Issues for Sterling: 00:49:00 The Interview with Rahul Sonnad, Founder and CEO of Geodelic (@Geodelic)
Video Rating: 5 / 5

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07 2012

– Startups – News Panel with David Travers and David Carter – TWiST #248

1:45-2:00 Welcome everyone, to the This Week in Startups News Panel! 2:00-2:30 Welcome to David Travers of Rustic Canyon Partners and David Carter of the Amplify LA accelerator. 2:30-4:00 David C., tell us about Amplify LA. 4:00-4:45 So David T., what were you doing before you were a VC? 4:45-6:15 Everyone, there’s an amazing opportunity for a CEO job at ThisWeekIn. Email jason@thisweekin.com to apply! 6:15-7:15 Speaking of greatness, thank you to GoToMeeting for sponsoring the program. Everyone thank @GoToMeeting for their support! 7:15-9:45 Lead story: Instagram was acquired by Facebook for a massive billion. Was this worth that much? 9:45-11:15 David T.: I think Google and Instagram had the advantage of having a lower age limit than Facebook. 11:15-12:00 Do you think that Kevin from Instagram played the VCs? 12:00-12:45 David C.: At the end of the day, you have to trust the entrepreneur. 12:45-14:45 Tyler: Why would making 0M in a weekend be a bad thing for a VC? 14:45-15:00 Jason: Between Y Combinator valuations and this purchase, we’re definitely in a bubble. 15:00-18:45 Google+ got a revamped navigation and functionality this week. What do you think, is this enough to increase user adoption? 18:45-21:30 Can we all agree that the G+ design is now better than Facebook? 21:30-22:45 Tyler: Facebook also today announced that they’re doing a new version of deals. 22:45-24:45 Thank you to Scott Walker Corporate Law for sponsoring the program. If you need a lawyer
Video Rating: 5 / 5

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06 2012

This Week in Startups – Atif Rafiq, Head of Global Product Marketing/Strategy at Yahoo! Local

This week we have Atif Rafiq, Head of Global Product Marketing/Strategy at Yahoo! Local. For more information, show notes, and an upcoming schedule, go to www.thisweekin.com.
Video Rating: 5 / 5

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05 2012

– Startups – News roundtable with Jason Nazar, Brian Alvey and James Altucher

In the inaugural News Roundtable edition of TWiST, Brian Alvey, Jason Nazar and James Altucher join Jason and Tyler to discuss the hottest topics in startups, tech and investing. Issues bandied about include the Huffington Post to AOL sale, Google’s +1 button and–buzzword of all buzzwords–the infamous, rumored bubble. 3:30-5:30 Ad for MailChimp, a comprehensive email solution for any size business. 5:30-8:30 Arianna Huffington and the AOL sale debate: Should she pay bloggers a one-time bonus? 8:30-11:30 Jason Nazar and Tyler, what are your takes on the issue? 11:30-23:45 A video was released of GoDaddy CEO Bob Parsons killing an elephant in Zimbabwe. Right or wrong? 23:45-26:00 Google debuted +1 this week. Do you think this is window dressing or is there actually a product consumers want in social search? 25:00-25:45 What is the ideal consumer experience? 25:45-28:00 So if you +1 something, and somehow it was synced, and you saw I bought the Samsung 55 inch LED TV, that is important info to have in the search? Is this any kind of a game-changer? 28:00-29:30 What do you think is going on over there (Google) with regards to social? 29:30-31:00 Does the social network have to be tied to the search engine? Why can’t they create a dedicated URL for a social network? 31:00-32:15 What’s your experience with them, Jason Nazar? How are you dealing with Google and the content farms? 32:15-33:30 Do you think they actually made search better at the end of the day? By how much? 33

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