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So I did this...
You've started a business and now you're looking for investors, employees and advisors. Even if you've made the effort to get a warm email introduction, don't expect your prospects to read through a long and rambling description of your business. You need to get to the point - and fast.In about 150 words, cover the following 6 items in sharp but brief detail.Your name & most relevant credential. 10 words. This should be one sentence, no more. Kee...
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We need to establish quantum-safe protocols. “How secure will our data be in the post-quantum era?” by @amarchenkova 
It’s the end of modern cryptography as we know it.
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Just published some advice to first time founders on “Talking to Angel Investors”. 
One evening when I was nestled behind the Great Firewall of China with very little in the way of social media to distrac…
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excellent advice:)

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I was in a fund that invested in Twitter. Then invested in Freshplum, acq by TellApart. TellApart just acq by Twitter. Feeling #escheresque
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Nigerian troops rescued 200 girls, 93 women from Boko Haram camps. #thankful. Republishing a post from APR 2014 when many were taken.
293 girls and women were rescued from Boko Haram camps today. In honor of that, I’m resurrecting a piece I wrote in Apri…
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Beyond frustrated with the lack of #competance demonstrated in the management of PII. 2014 Worst Corporate Hacks - http://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2014-data-breaches
The recent attack on Anthem is the latest in a long series of data breaches at corporations in the U.S. by hackers seeking customer credit card numbers, user passwords, internal documents and emails.
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Stellar article from a stellar parent on the need to vaccinate your child...
I was still trying to come to terms with how things had played out. In the space of just over a week I’d gone from winding down my work so I could go on maternity leave before experiencing what I hoped would be a natural hospital birth to holding a teeny preemie who had just been […]
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Answering first-time founder questions with a URL is not very personal, I admit, but it's so much easier. “What’s the difference? Startup vs. Small Business” 
Startup 101 for founders living on the tech fringe
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My current capture on the “Intangibles of a Great Software Team”. What did I miss? 
I've been on 4 great teams so far in my career — many, many good ones, but only 4 great ones — and if you've ever experi…
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ZPM Espresso and the Rage of the Jilted Crowdfunder http://nyti.ms/1GyC5tA
What happens when a Kickstarter project fails to launch?
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In answer to questions from 1st-time founders living on the tech fringe. "What’s the difference? Accelerator vs. Incubator" 
Startup 101 for founders living on the tech fringe
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Yah, this show is a little tooooo close to home. But funny - really, really funny.
The show is the best explainer of how venture capital works anywhere on the web.
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