Archive for June, 2013

New PRISM leaks detail ‘live notification’ of email logins, sent messages, and chat service usage

June 30, 2013

The NSA can track real-time events such as email logins or the sending of email, and the logging in or out of a user to a chat service according to the Washington Post. New PRISM … Marty Koenig‘s insight: On more reason to use https://startpage.com/, to privatize and secure your internet searches, instead of having google sell […]

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5 ways starting a business is like throwing a party

June 28, 2013

Andy Karuza’s first business took place mostly after-hours in nightclubs and bars—and it taught him all he needed to start his next two (more buttoned down) businesses. Marty Koenig‘s insight: “…..This timeline will reach a point we call “stickiness” where the crowd and the success of your business or brand just sticks and attracts more […]

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Third of student loan borrowers never earned degree

June 28, 2013

As the average student debt continues to rise, 57 percent of borrowers are worried about whether they can repay the money See on www.cbsnews.com

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HTML for Babies – $9

June 28, 2013

You know, it’s never too early to be standards compliant. When your wee one makes their first splash on the web, you want them to have grown up speaking HTML as a second language. Marty Koenig‘s insight: Get them started early.  See on www.fancy.com

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Scott Yates: Tech Tuesday: Galvanize is galvanizing the Denver tech startup scene | 9news.com

June 28, 2013

Scott Yates, co-founder of BlogMutt, picks companies and events to be profiled. To suggest hot, tech startups for him to feature in future installments, contact him via his blog, Sco.tt or better yet go to a startup event and pitch. Marty Koenig‘s insight: Hey Scott. Nice review of Galvanize in Denver.  See on newsle.com

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Secure the future of the Denver Film Society!

June 26, 2013

The Denver Film Society needs 4 new digital projectors to continue showing films at Film On The Rocks, SDFF, and Sie FilmCenter. Marty Koenig‘s insight: Let’s finish this out. The Film on the (Red) Rocks company.  See on www.kickstarter.com

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3 lessons George Zimmer’s ouster from Men’s Wearhouse teaches entrepreneurs

June 25, 2013

The board of directors of Men’s Wearhouse, in a rare airing of boardroom laundry, says it had good reason to get rid of founder George Zimmer, and its reasoning provides some valuable lessons to other entrepreneurs. See on upstart.bizjournals.com

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Presentations Infographic: Making Your Message Stick

June 24, 2013

With over 350 Powerpoint presentations given each second across the globe, how does one go about making theirs stand out from all the others? Marty Koenig‘s insight: Thi is great advice from Karen, and the benefits cross from general business to crowdfunding.  See on smallbiztrends.com

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Crowdfunding Trends : Which Crowdfunding Sites Will Survive – Forbes

June 24, 2013

According to industry estimates, there are currently over 500 active crowdfunding platforms – some sources have quoted 9,000 registered domain names related to crowdfunding. While these platforms vary along stated dimensions like form of security to investor—equity, debt, rewards, donation, industry and geography—there is another more important, often not stated, dimension that differentiates emerging platforms: […]

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Seth’s Blog: The panhandler’s secret

June 21, 2013

When there were old-school parking meters in New York, quarters were precious. One day, I’m walking down the street and a guy comes up to me and says, “Do you have a dollar for four quarters?” He held out his… Marty Koenig‘s insight: Engage first. That’s my mantra. Should be yours, too. See on sethgodin.typepad.com

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