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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 first piece was on the seismic forces which have slowly but profoundly re-shaped the early stage investing … [Read More...]

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Career Advice – Grad School Angst

Not everybody I deal with in the start-up world knows of my secret past-life. To frame this post, it is necessary to come clean and fess up that I am a recovered corporate and securities lawyer. Because I am one of the ones "who got out," I get a … [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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Recommended Links (Ed. 0046 / Internet & Social)

Latest selection of the best stuff I’ve seen lately across the ScratchPaper focus areas of Internet, IOT, Social Networking, Crowdsourcing, … [Read More...]

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Recommended Links (Ed. 0045 / Big Tech & Mobile)

Latest selection of the best stuff I’ve seen lately across the ScratchPaper focus areas of Apple, Google, … [Read More...]

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Recommended Links (Ed. 0044 / Investing & Entrepreneurship)

Latest selection of the best stuff I’ve seen lately across the ScratchPaper focus areas of Angel Investing, Entrepreneurship, Business & … [Read More...]

Internet Social Crowd

Recommended Links (Ed. 0043 / Internet & Social)

Latest selection of the best stuff I’ve seen lately across the ScratchPaper focus areas of Internet, IOT, Social Networking, Crowdsourcing, … [Read More...]

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Recommended Links (Ed. 0042 / Big Tech & Mobile)

Latest selection of the best stuff I’ve seen lately across the ScratchPaper focus areas of Apple, Google, … [Read More...]

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Where to Find Me: Events I’m Speaking At or Participating In

  1. Alternative careers panel; Association of Corporate Counsel

    October 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. “Clean” Market Opportunities: Can Entrepreneurs Help Detox our Lives?

    October 29 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Babson Rocket Pitch

    November 6 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. Angel Capital Association Syndication Event – Veteran Led Startups

    November 12 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. MIT Enterprise Forum Start Smart Program

    November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Funding Women-Led Businesses

    November 21 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Green

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...]

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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 along to try … [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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