Venture Capital & Start-ups
Having worked with a lot of start-ups– in various sectors in various stages of launch and success, I found Adi Gaskell’s blog post to be very interesting and engaging. Gaskell talks about not only about social networks where there is direct peer to peer contact (read face to face) but also the ways that the social integration of those people online where they can collaborate without appearing daily in the office and how effective that can be on a start-up. Read the rest of this entry »
Ketel One Vodka Launches “A Gentleman’s Call”: Nationwide Search to Find One Game-Changing Idea Worth $100,000
A Gentleman’s Call is a nationwide search to invest $100,000 behind one original idea that champions the lifestyle of the modern gentleman.
Ketel One is looking for substance and style within an idea, inspiration or endeavor that will raise society’s behavioral/activist bar.
You heard part 1 of Tom Turney’s podcast about the economic growth and problems as it applies ot the state of California, the US and globally. While we are standing in this wobbly middle ground — watching the global markets shift as well as that of the nation, it’s often hard to realize what’s really important to know what are the critical or tipping point issues. As seen in part one, it’s often best to talk to someone who has a truly “global” view of the business landscape. One such person happens to be Thomas Turney, managing principal in NewCap Partners.