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Gen Y Hub Launches MultiMedia Platform for Millennials

Gen Y Hub Launches MultiMedia Platform for Millennials

Name of your company and URL? Gen Y Hub: http://GenYHub.com Co-Founder: Britt Hysen Date started? January 1, 2012 What is your product or service? We are a multimedia platform for international Millennials. We host a video, editorial, and social network of elevated and conscious content to enhance and inspire Gen Y skill sets. Our member [...]

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Tweeted News Network mobile – A Different Social News Distribution Model

Tweeted News Network mobile – A Different Social News Distribution Model

Q: What is the name of your business and URL of your APP? twenn – Tweeted News Network mobile by BlackWhiteSourcing. URL:http://itunes.apple.com/app/id510461077?mt=8 Q: A brief synopsis of the smart phone app? twenn mobile is an innovative news distribution app. Using social media, instead of RSS technology, twenn mobile gives users convenient access to the latest [...]

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Shoestring Ventures Q&A with Tiffany Shlain April 2012

Name of Social Enterprise and URL Let It Ripple: Mobile Films for Global Change www.letitripple.org Who is the founder, what is her background, and what led her to create a company to drive social change? Tiffany Shlain founded Let it Ripple: Mobile Films for Global Change. Tiffany, honored by Newsweek as one of the “Women [...]

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DMITS – Unlikely Paths of Destiny Forms a Chance for Many

DMITS – Unlikely Paths of Destiny Forms a Chance for Many

For Co-Founders, Ronald Tate, CEO, and Dianne Curtain, COO, their paths crossed just that way under some unlikely circumstances. Ron and Dianne both applied for the same position with their former employee. Ron got the job but Dianne was also offered another position with the company. As time went on, they got to know each [...]

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Value-Based Intellectual Property Law Firm

Value-Based Intellectual Property Law Firm

It was very clear that there were two sets of values in the law firm: Ours and Theirs. Nobody was going to change and the company was split in two very different directions. So, we packed up our bags and our Values and walked out to start our own Firm. The recession was in full [...]

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MyClean.com: Clean House with the Click of a Mouse

MyClean.com: Clean House with the Click of a Mouse

From Idea to Fruition Living in New York City and working in the finance world, one group of friends, including Michael Russell unsuccessfully searched for a quality cleaning service to tackle the mess in their Murray Hill apartments. After plowing through a long list of cleaning services, and never being satisfied with their experience, Russell [...]

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A Green Plan for the Future Helps One Stop Green Save the World One Customer at a Time…

A Green Plan for the Future Helps One Stop Green Save the World One Customer at a Time…

The evolution of the CleanTech industry has only recently gained popularity, but Sohail Hassan has always been looking ahead and taking advantage of the progressive tracks laid out in front of him. Taking a page from contemporary leaders in a sector he felt they could improve upon, Sohail founded One Stop Green based on the [...]

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Life360 – Your Family’s Private Safety Network

Who is the person behind this Social Enterprise? Chris Hulls is a young Bay-area entrepreneur who has been a leader in the emerging trend of geolocation technology. Chris also served in the U.S. Air Force for three years before getting his Bachelor of Science from U.C. Berkeley. He went on to work as a financial [...]

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In the “I wish I thought of that” department . . .

This, in my opinion, is the must-watch video for anyone in the product development or invention line. Our book, The Startup Bible, has a lengthy chapter on product development, but I have never seen anything that so perfectly embodies what makes an invention great or how to go about it: game-changing, useful, inexpensive, and, to [...]

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The Roundup May 2-3: Kindle edition

Kindle is a huge hit with the wrong demographic. It’s the first Baby Boomer tech toy! What surprised Cnet and what should surprise anyone who looks at the results is that 50% of the people who use Kindles are over 50 years old. Twenty-seven percent were over 60. Since the Kindle qualifies as “new technology”, [...]

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2009 will be the year of open-source

This was actually a sentence we put in our book but took it out for sounding, well, too much like a taped-glasses sort of thing to say. But Database Trends and Applications has released its list of earth-shattering events for the coming year, “Top 15 Information Management Trends for 2009, and slotting in at number [...]

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