January 2012

Posted on January 16, 2012 by

Customer Acquisition is Not a Field of Dreams.

field of dreams for startups

Next week is the fourth edition of Tech In Motion** (TIM), an event at which a startup “pitches” its product, and panelists and the audience analyze the business.*  In November, I participated in TIM III as a panelist along with Troy Henikoff, CEO of Excelerate Labs, Bob Sell, a Partner for Seyfarth Shaw, and Matt Cobb, VP of Product Read More

Posted on January 9, 2012 by

Tablets for Fourth Graders.

Here’s an idea for a new venture as described in less than 250 words… Fourth grade math in 1992.  I remember my teacher introducing a new topic, writing a question on the board, explaining the answer, and then handing every student the same worksheet of practice questions.  A linear curriculum for a classroom of students Read More