November 24, 2012

Vital Stats of the Modern Entrepreneur

Published in the Wall Street Journal, referencing a study by the Kauffman Foundation on what the average entrepreneur looks like, today.  The study is about “successful company […]
November 22, 2012

“10% of People under 25 Text During Sex”

I was merely going to retweet this funny little factoid from Social Rehab – a company with apps designed to get you to reduce your online […]
November 9, 2012

Interview at Arizona Innovation Summit

  After I spoke about Crowdfunding:  Past, Present and Future, at the Arizona Innovation Summit, FunditTV decided to conduct a video interview.   During the interview, […]
November 7, 2012

Ideas: Worthless? Priceless? or 12 for a Dime?

I can predict it with near certainty. In every single conversation I have with an entrepreneur, or rather with a first-time entrepreneur, it becomes very apparent […]
October 30, 2012

Models: Revenue, Business, Monetization. What’s the difference?

Someone posted a question on Quora the other day – and the question itself was insightful:  What is the difference between a revenue model and a […]
October 11, 2012

Entrepreneurs: Psychopaths or Just Crazy?

A familiar meme is that Entrepreneurs are somewhat crazy.  Many use the phrase affectionately when implying that the prototypical entrepreneur is willing to attempt things that […]
October 2, 2012

How Long? Instagram to Facebook

How soon we forget. I wonder if the next generation of entrepreneurs will be called the ‘Instagram Generation.’ I hope not. Back in April, Facebook acquired […]
September 2, 2012

Venture Pitches – It’s “X” for “Y” …

In earlier post, I was writing about the sometimes-effective-but-overused “High-Concept Pitch“, and showcased a satirical website that generated automatic versions of the It’s an “X” for […]
August 18, 2012

The Automated, High-Concept Pitch

After a few years of working in the television industry, particularly on the planet they call Hollywood, I was immersed in the “high concept pitch” language […]