At a recent DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders session at the Stanford Technology Ventures program, Box.net CEO Aaron Levie discusses 5 lessons for technology (especially cloud) entrepreneurs.
One of the issues that has held cloud computing back from even faster market adoption is a lack of understanding by rank and file business and consumer users of the benefits of moving to the cloud. Spearheaded by Box.net, CEO’s of a number of prominent cloud vendors have banded together to talk about the benefits […]
It is time again for the annual Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston. The conference will be held 22-25 June 2009 at last years venue at the Westin Boston Waterfront. There are a number of new events scheduled at this years conference including new cloud computing workshops and an open enterprise study. The popular Enterprise 2.0 […]
As further evidence that many VC’s are still a step behind market and economic trends, Yieldex was chosen as the winner of the 2008 Amazon Web Services Start-Up Challenge. I am surprised that a startup that has developed a solution for managing online advertising (In the middle of a huge economic and online advertising downturn) won the […]
Couple of video’s from Steve Blank’s recent session at Stanford’s excellent Technology Ventures Program about the absolute necessity for entrepreneurs (Especially Cloud Computing or Enterprise 2.0 entrepreneurs in the current economic environment) to solicit and analyze customer feedback before launching a product or service. The Customer Development Process Acting on Customer Discovery
Jimmy Wales sat down this week with a group of Bloggers and analysts prior to his keynote address opening the 2008 SAP TechEd conference in Las Vegas and discussed a number of topics relating to Wikimedia. The Wikimedia Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization set up to encourage the growth, development and distribution of free, multilingual content, […]