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Book Review: Early Exits: Exit Strategies for Entrepreneurs and Angel Investors

“>As someone several years into a successful venture backed enterprise software startup, I find myself spending a lot of time looking at the green grass on the other side of the startup fence: angel funding and quick flips. People have mixed opinions on flipping, both the practicalities and the ethics of quickly flipping a company. [...]

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Exchanging my Kindle for another Sony Reader

I replaced my Sony Reader with a hipper new Amazon Kindle, and I’m totally disappointed. The Kindle has a few good ideas, but it is terribly executed. I’m returning it today (something Amazon is making pleasant enough) and buying another Reader.
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Book Review: The Change Function

Most business books have only one good idea. In second-class business books, it’s common to name the book after the idea, in the hopes of building some brand recognition. The Change Function fits right into this cliche, providing one good idea, the change function itself. Helpfully, Pip Coburn has the good taste not to [...]

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Book Review: Defensive Design for the Web

37 signal is one of the neatest
companies out there in terms of advancing the state of the art in web
design. It seems like they do almost as much as
href=”http://google.com”>Google, presumably without spending such
embarrassing amounts of money. If you haven’t check out some of their
projects, like Basecamp,
href=”http://www.tadalist.com/”>Ta-da Lists, and
href=”http://backpackit.com”>Backpack, you really should. They
build really nice [...]

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