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2014-06-12 12:29:17

Steve Cadigan on why "showing up" is no longer 80% of life. SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are several variations on a quote along the lines of "showing up is half the battle," or "showing up is 80% of life." As communications, technology and digital platforms evolve, the natural tendency is for brands and individuals to rush to "show up" in the form of being early adopters to new social platforms and communications channels. What is often lost in the rush,...

2014-05-26 04:21:28

SHANGHAI, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LinkedIn intends to succeed in the China market where other foreign firms have failed by localising its product and running its business like a high-energy start-up. That's the word from LinkedIn Co-founder Reid Hoffman and its China President Derek Shen who were among the panellists gathered in CEIBS' signature glass pyramid tonight to discuss business opportunities from a venture capitalist's perspective. CEIBS Executive President Professor Zhu...

2013-11-13 23:04:43

Growing Investment Team Underscores VC’s Deep Commitment to Working with Enterprise Expansion-Stage Software Companies Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 OpenView Venture Partners, an expansion-stage venture capital firm focused on providing technology companies with deep operational support, today welcomes enterprise software expert Dev Ittycheria as the firm’s third Managing Director. Ittycheria joins the firm after a successful track record of building and scaling world-class...

2013-03-09 23:01:36

Powered by Fandrop, WinSXSW.com Asks Founders to Pitch Themselves for a Chance at $100K+ in Cash, Prizes and Access to Leading Venture Capitalists Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 09, 2013 The editors of VentureBeat, a media company that covers disruptive technology and explains why it matters in our lives, have announced WinSXSW.com, a tech startup pitch contest which will be held at SXSW. Powered by micro-content sharing platform Fandrop, WinSXSW.com will allow startups to pitch their companies...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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