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was super excited to have +Eric Migicovsky of the Pebble Watch on This Week in Startups on the eve of him breaking all records on +Kickstarter -- $20m+ in 30 days....

.... the world is changing. The people have the power and they are going to support the products THEY want to see in the world. 
Blogroll. Inside.com My curated news site will save you time & make you smarter. LAUNCH Festival, March 2-4th Over 10000 people will attend the 8th annual Festival. Join us. LAUNCH Ticker & LT Pro My research team produces two daily emails summarizing tech news, saving you at least an hour a day ...
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what an amazing startup from Boston that came from out of nowhere to wow the LAUNCH Festival! 

thanks to investor bill warner from bringing them!
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Another awesome launch from the LAUNCH Festival was RUSHTIX
http://youtu.be/-x8kr4rOGKo 
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Looking forward to the new Android app!
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excited to announce we are doing a trial run of this week in startups Australia! hosted by Mark Pesce! 

[ now we need +Tyler Crowley to do TWIST EU! ] 

Soundcloud audio - https://soundcloud.com/twistartups/twist-aus-e001

YouTube video - TWiST AUS E001

Tumblr with behind-the-scenes photos & news - http://twistartupsaus.tumblr.com/

Twitter feed http://twitter.com/twistartupsaus
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TWiST - AUS - E001
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Hi I am vraj india
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this interview with fred wilson is, perhaps, the best interview of the entire LAUNCH Festival! 

http://calacanis.com/2015/03/15/video-of-the-week-fred-wilson-one-of-the-10-greatest-vcs-of-all-time-who-hates-when-i-say-that/ 
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+Jason Calacanis listened to your interview with +Fred Wilson on +Stitcher Radio last week. On your best. Thank you.
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If you're interested in #space  we're going to be launching a vertical App in that space shortly. 

We need some beta testers... more: http://insidespaceapp.com/
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congrats to +Brian Alvey on an awesome presentation +LAUNCH festival! 

winner of "best incubator" award! 
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Blogroll. Inside.com My curated news site will save you time & make you smarter. LAUNCH Festival, March 2-4th Over 10000 people will attend the 8th annual Festival. Join us. LAUNCH Ticker & LT Pro My research team produces two daily emails summarizing tech news, saving you at least an hour a day ...
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Hey friends.... I'm going to challenge myself to write a blog post a day at calacanis.com in 2015. Not sure I'll be able to do it... but, I'm going to try. 

Today I take on the question "When should you sell or shut down your company?"

http://calacanis.com/2015/01/02/when-should-you-sell-or-shutdown-your-company/
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+Jason Calacanis - Forgetting for a moment that +Squarespace is a sponsor of TWIST, and that you're a big fan (as am I); focusing purely on the fact that you're a self-proclaimed design fanatic, how you can live with your current Wordpress blog design?

Maybe it's time to switch http://calacanis.com to +Squarespace ?

http://help.squarespace.com/guides/importing-content-from-wordpress
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really proud of the +Reid Hoffman episode of This Week in Startups.... an instant classic! 

http://thisweekinstartups.com/reid-hoffman/ 
Today on TWIST: Reid Hoffman! In this riveting 90 minutes, Jason sits down at LinkedIn with its legendary founder, entrepreneur, product strategist, invest
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This was epic. On many levels. It will be a classic for sure. 
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Founder of Inside.com, Host of This Week In Startups & Angel Investor in 70 startups (including Uber!)
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I'm a kid from Brooklyn who was born at the right time and whose parents did the right thing and bought him a PCjr (a computer) with a Ventel 300 Baud Modem (how we used to get online in the 80s). 

After 25 years starting and investing in companies I've learned a couple of things, most importantly that you miss 100% of shots you don't take. 

So, I take a lot shots, miss most and people remember the four I drained. If you've got a killer idea that you've built a prototype of send it to me and if it's executed at a high-level I'll probably send you back a half dozen questions. From there, who knows, maybe you'll let me invest in your company and we'll change the world together! Or fail spectacularly and try again! 

it's all good.... 

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