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Joseph Steig
CFO, Long River Ventures
CFO, Long River Ventures

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There's a good piece on TechCrunch about a benefit of Reg A+ which is that it will allow companies that go public to give back to their early adopters through invitation to participate in the IPO.

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USAIR...old school and not in a good way
USAIR ("now part of the new American Airlines") is going to have to grow up or someday they'll fail. I always try to fly Southwest Airlines because they never have change fees and the customer service people and in fact all their staff are, in my experience...

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Meet my assistant, Clara. I wish she could change her name and gender.
I just signed up for the new virtual assistant service by Clara Labs . It's a service that helps manage setting up appointments, using a virtual assistant named Clara Lovelace. I'm currently in the 14 day trial period. You're instructed to write e-mails as ...

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Definitions of seed funding: a perspective beyond software
The inimitable Jason Calacanis has written a blog post called "Official Definitions of Seed, Series A, and Series B Rounds". I always enjoy Jason's posts and he holds a special place in my heart for declaring a war against angel groups that charge startups ...

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Louisville accelerator for agriculture companies
I just spent the last four days in Louisville, Kentucky helping lead the last of three sessions of an agriculture technology accelerator. This is the sixth time I've been to Louisville to lead such a session and the fourth such program I've either led or co...

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"Most of you will fail, disrespected, impoverished ..."
Nassim Taleb's vision from his book Antifragile for an address to the nation on National Entrepreneur Day: "Most of you will fail, disrespected, impoverished, but we are grateful for the risks you are taking and the sacrifices you are making for the sake of...

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quick Motorola Droid Turbo review
There are lots of reviews out about the Motorola Droid Turbo review. This phone, currently only available on Verizon but launching on other services under another name, is essentially a jumped up Moto X. It has a higher definition screen, wireless charging,...

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changing roles
I'm changing my roles at my two positions this summer. I have been working primarily as Director of Venture Development at VentureWell (née NCIIA) and on the side as consulting CFO of Long River Ventures. With the launch of Long River Ventures III, I'm goin...

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Back to BlackBerry or how anyone uses Android as a phone is beyond me
I gave up my BlackBerry Q10 a few months ago. The keyboard started double typing, producing multiple letters for certain keystrokes. I replaced the keyboard myself and was very proud of the mixed black and white look I created by installing a white keyboard...
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