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My Reddit AMA on Crowd-Funding

At the invitation of The Capital Network, I did my first Reddit Ask Me Anything. It was pretty fun. To do an AMA, you hang out for a specified time and anyone on the internet machine can ask you a question. Mine was all about crowd-funding - the new … [Read More...]

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My Reddit AMA on Crowd-Funding

At the invitation of The Capital Network, I did my first Reddit Ask Me Anything. It was pretty fun. To do an AMA, you hang out for a specified time and anyone on the internet machine can ask you a question. Mine was all about crowd-funding - the new … [Read More...]

Cookin’ Without Gas (It’s Official)

Update: Well, it is official. My internal combustion engine car, a trusty companion for the last 14 years, has been sold, and I have a confirmed Vehicle Production Order for a BMW i3. It is supposed to be built on March 12th and arrive with the first … [Read More...]

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Boston: Startups At Work

When I think of Boston as a start-up community I am reminded of the beer commercial - though in this case, it might be "tastes great, less hype." There is an absolute hive of activity going on here - great start-ups, great schools, vibrant investor … [Read More...]

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What’s Your Story? Pitch Deck Flow

Competent entrepreneurs can explain their company in terms of what the product does. Good entrepreneurs can explain their company in terms … [Read More...]

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Fool Born Every Minute – So You Want To Be An Entrepreneur (Inc. Column)

I've been contributing a column at Inc. Magazine devoted to the topic of de-mystifying angels and the early-stage investing process.  A … [Read More...]

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7 Reasons Why Angel Investing Became Serious Finance (Inc. Column)

I've been contributing a column at Inc. Magazine devoted to the topic of de-mystifying angels and the early-stage investing process.  My … [Read More...]

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Why Should I Sweat My Executive Summary?

I've written about the importance of keeping a pitch deck lean, and about the importance of practicing your delivery, about what it should … [Read More...]

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Pitch Deck Basics

Creating and delivering a great pitch requires both using the right building blocks and putting them together properly. I cover the more … [Read More...]

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Market > Team?

A really smart investor I know named Tom Huntington (who blogs at On Strategy & Execution) likes to make the point that, in a lot of … [Read More...]

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The Solar Project – Table of Contents

In the Fall of 2011 we began the process of converting our house to net-zero solar power.  I decided to blog about the project as we went … [Read More...]

Crowdfunding

Some Perspective on SEC Rule 506(c)

What, exactly, are the new general solicitation rules?  And what, in simple terms, do they mean? Everyone is saying the same thing since … [Read More...]

Dave McClure – Angel Video Interview Series

[This post is part of an on-going series of video interviews with members of the start-up community - see a list of links to the full series … [Read More...]

Naval Ravikant – Angel Video Interview Series

[This post is part of an on-going series of video interviews with members of the start-up community - see a list of links to the full series … [Read More...]

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Cookin’ Without Gas (It’s Official)

Update: Well, it is official. My internal combustion engine car, a trusty companion for the last 14 years, has been sold, and I have a confirmed … [Read More...]

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SolarCity: Better Than Nothing

I'm torn about this distributed solar electricity sales craze. The New York Times recently ran an article about how Wall Street is going nuts over … [Read More...]

Residential Solar

The Secret to Solar

The NYTimes Magazine recently published a piece about solar that did such an excellent job of pinpointing the problem as a business model problem … [Read More...]

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365 Sunrises

[This post is part of a series about our net-zero residential solar project - see a list of links to the full series here, a list of frequently asked … [Read More...]

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