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IPOs by LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and others could alter venture capital landscape Against the backdrop of a moribund market for initial public stock offerings and a venture capital industry hobbled by a recession, the half-dozen social-networking companies expected to go public in the coming year -- likely candidates include Groupon, Twitter, LinkedIn and, the granddaddy IPO of all, Facebook -- could be silver-winged angels. Some venture capital investors stand to make a killing from these IPOs -- though those that missed these deals could close up shop amid a VC industry downturn. At the same time, a wave of successful IPO launches may trigger a ripple effect, fattening the coffers of the survivors so they can fund a new slew of social-media derring-do. This anticipated IPO flurry comes at a time when Silicon Valley's once high-flying club of venture capitalists has been rattled and cut down in size.

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Slides/Videos Slides/Videos 1. Videos Click Here 2. 150 Resources for Tech Startups This post is #14 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 174. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! Small Business Resource Center Quitting your job to launch your own business can be a hard pill for your company to swallow, particularly if your company is in the same industry. Here's some advice. How-To Guides

6 Tips for Entrepreneurs Looking for Press Almost all startups love press, and luckily it’s not too hard to get some extra exposure every once in a while. For the startups that are dying for to be mentioned, here are 6 tips to get press: 1. 36 places to submit your startup Check out this neat list of 36 places (with a few bonus ones) to submit your startup for some coverage. Since many of these places are outlets that love the latest scoop on anything innovative, and are always excited to hear from new companies, your chances of getting some press when you start here is high. I’d even add social news sites like Digg and Reddit, since Hacker News was mentioned as a bonus to the list of 36 sites, but the trick here is to NOT submit your own startup, instead, find a friend who might be something of a power user on those sites and have that friend submit your startup to their followers and hopefully the traffic will flow on in.

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Email Patterns for Web Apps — Startup Vision 2. Personal Welcome Email from Founder Another common pattern is to send a secondary welcome email from the Founder. This email is usually sent a few hours later or the next day. The 10 Best Business Books of All Time Image courtesy of Moyan Brenn on Flickr There’s no denying that a master’s degree in business administration has cachet. Too bad that cachet takes a few years to achieve, comes with a hefty price tag and, these days, offers no job guarantees. Wouldn’t it be a nicer route to become a master of business through interesting career moves and investments, personal connections, great talks, classes and events, and a handful of enlightening business books? Let’s start with the books. We’ve broken down 10 MBA lessons, for each one there is a corresponding must-read book.