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Last week we announced our company Pushpins was acquired by Performance Marketing Brands (parent to Ebates/Fatwallet).  It has been a wild ride since we started the company in our dorm at Harvard Business School just over three years ago  My …

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The Economist in it’s latest edition suggests that business needs people with Asperger’s syndrome, attention-deficit disorder and dyslexia:

 Julie Login of Cass Business School surveyed a group of entrepreneurs and found that 35% of them said that they suffered

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I’ve long held that two is a good number of (co)founders. One is difficult because you don’t have a true thought partner to talk to, or to tell you when you might be being crazy. To everyone else, you’re the …

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I read a story in this weeks economist that surprised me. It claimed that founding new businesses is not just a young persons game, but rather that the average age of a founder of a tech startup was 39.…

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There is a great thread over on Quora answering “what are the most common mistakes first time entrepreneurs make?”. The current top rated answer is from Siqi Chen, one of the co-founders of Serious Business. We funded …

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This is a guest post by John Bautista. John is a partner in Orrick‘s Emerging Companies Group in Silicon Valley. John specializes in representing early stage companies.

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When entrepreneurs start a company, there are four things they …

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Paul Kedrosky points to a paper by Hans Hvide asking, “What happens to a startup if the founder dies?“:

I analyze the causal effect of the founder for firms in their infancy by using variation in the occurrence

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