Jul
13
2012

Sly Fly or Whack Hack?

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In New York City, the Internet industry is a superb petri dish for multihyphenated new-media gadflies. Jason McCabe Calacanis, the 27-year-old founder of the controversial trade magazine, Silicon Alley Reporter, is notorious for buzzing around as their self-appointed lord. Read the entire post…

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Mar
05
2012

Friction leads to innovation

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Despite the progress made by ecommerce, transaction costs are not easily reduced. The New Economy is far from being friction-free. The proliferation of Websites re-creates the problem of time-consuming search in the virtual world. Search engines are imperfect and frequently generate a blizzard of scattered or irrelevant information. Read the entire post…

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Feb
16
2012

Sales

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1. Holiday gatherings are a great networking opportunity. People are usually relaxed and festive, which creates a great opportunity to build relationships. If your company is hosting a holiday party, suggest that your guests bring a guest as well. Remember to focus on the other person, first and foremost. Focus on how you might be able to help the other person going into next year. Read the entire post…

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Nov
14
2011

Adventure Capitalist

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Meet Steve Jurvetson-He’s smart, aggressive, and at 31, has legendary tech financiers like John Doerr looking over their shoulders.

For Steve Jurvetson, even a routine auto tuneup can turn into a pitch meeting. Read the entire post…

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Aug
01
2011

The Next Nasdaq

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The rise of Germany’s Neuer Markt and Nasdaq’s push into Europe all point in the same direction: Net-enabled global trading.

As the New Economy goes global on the Internet’s back, so, too, are the world’s biggest exchanges.

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Jun
28
2011

Tax Breaks & Deductions

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Somehow, I’ve managed to get near the 50% tax bracket — where does it all go? I’m in my mid-30s, no children, and my taxes are killing me. What should I be doing?

The IRS makes it very difficult — especially if you’re salaried — but Cash Flo is going to run down a list of surefire ways to cut taxes. These may not all apply to your situation right now, but print out the list and put it in your tax file. Be sure to refer back to it on a regular basis. Read the entire post…

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