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20th August 2013. After months of work and three intense weeks in Berlin, we had finally sent out our first email campaign to announce the launch of TawiPay.com. At this stage, our website was merely a rough prototype of the ideas and visions that had formed in our heads a few months prior. We might well have dismissed the moment, not expecting the outburst of positive and encouraging feedback that was to come. Our press release was very quickly picked up by a Swiss blog on entrepreneurship, and we were to have our first interview on the train from Berlin to Lausanne the following day. A new website for new data
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Developer Matt Biddulph recently released code for calculating the social influence developers in Github based on their location. Marak Squires took the code and lists of the most influential developers in different regions. Who Are the Most Influential Github Users in Your City?
Airbnb, Brit + Co, TaskRabbit, And Lyft Founders Share How They Nabbed Their First 10K Users Airbnb founder Nate Blecharczyk, Brit + Co founder Brit Morin, TaskRabbit founder Leah Busque, and Lyft co-founder John Zimmer took the stage here at Disrupt SF to talk about their experiences as disruptors of already-disrupted industries, but the first question from the audience was a doozy — how did each of their respective services capture their first 10,000 users? Lyft founder John Zimmer pegs some of the company’s early success (it’s only 11 weeks old, after all) on fostering word-of-mouth about the new social ride-sharing service.
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While some people hate the phrase “failing fast”, I find it instructive when it’s used to signify that one isn’t going to pursue a particular path in the context of a larger set of activities. Term Sheet | Feld Thoughts
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Swiss tradition slows new entrepreneurs By Agnese Smith
It’s been a crazy week. 26 questions you have to answer correctly to get funding for your startup » WhoAPI blog
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Sean Parker: There are Too Many Startups and VCs Sean Parker: There are Too Many Startups and VCs At LeWeb this afternoon, TechCrunch’s Alexia Tsotsis and Menlo Ventures Shervin Pishevar were joined by Napster co-founder, Facebook founding president and Spotify investor Sean Parker for a keynote interview.
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Swiss tradition slows new entrepreneurs
<img src="http://timebusinessblog.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/school.jpg?w=480&h=320&crop=1" alt="school" title="school"/> Decades of research have shown that students are very interested in being their own bosses. Why We’re So Bad At Teaching Entrepreneurship
Ultimately, customers are the only relevant judges of your business model. However, even before you test your model in the market, you can assess its design with 7 questions that go well beyond the conventional focus on products and market segments. First things first. 7 Questions to Assess Your Business Model Design
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