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Georges van Hoegaerden
Works at The Venture Company
Lived in Chapel Hill, NC
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Is this the impending death of Google+?
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Yes. Implementation is nice. But too Google centric and too late. 
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Cook it and they will come is the modus operandi of most food businesses today. A reason why so many do not reach their full potential. Just add some advertising and social media marketing if guests don't show up in droves, is the advice many a money-grubbing agency will eagerly sell as the remedy to underperformance. Kind of like a chef adding more and more salt to get food to taste good. A hopeless tactic.   Back It Up Building a business is no...
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Investing venture capital into a startup is like putting gas in a Formula One race-car. Quite a different process from putting fuel in a regular car. Not only is the fuel different to meet the expectation of speed, the car is completely different, the trajectory is different and so are the driving skills needed to control the vehicle.   What's in the name? Today’s innovation is held hostage by a venture capital club having lost much of its mojo (...
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New video presentation of How Economics is broken from the top.
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Heavy reliance on data leads to the systematic confounding of consequence and cause, and worse, a systematic depravity of reasoning. No need to be an economist to understand how.
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Georges is a serial entrepreneur, venture catalyst, 4x CEO, board director turned innovation economist (by fate).
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    Managing Director, 1998 - present
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