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Walmart Corporate - Fact Check: The New York Times "The Corporate Daddy"

Walmart Corporate - Fact Check: The New York Times "The Corporate Daddy" | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
We saw this article in The New York Times and couldn't overlook how wildly inaccurate it is, so we had some fun with it. I hope you will too.
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Google just bought a satellite company for $500 million

Google just bought a satellite company for $500 million | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Google is in the ground, on the roads and floating through the skies, and now it's looking beyond, by agreeing to the half-billion dollar cash purchase
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This map reveals exactly where Silicon Valley gets its talent

This map reveals exactly where Silicon Valley gets its talent | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Where does Silicon Valley's talent come from? This incredibly detailed map tells all. The visualization, made by Bloomberg Businessweek, shows the top 100 sources of "imported talent," from both U....
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Google: This Oracle Lawsuit Could Damage The Whole Software Industry

Google: This Oracle Lawsuit Could Damage The Whole Software Industry | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
The courts handed Oracle a surprising win in its years-long lawsuit against Google and Android. And Google, to say the least, is not pleased.
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22 Qualities of Entrepreneurs Likely to Fail

22 Qualities of Entrepreneurs Likely to Fail | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
An angel investor's take on qualities entrepreneurs must not possess.
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The world cities with the most powerful brands - LA tops the World

The world cities with the most powerful brands - LA tops the World | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
The first Guardian Cities global brand survey has thrown up a surprise winner, plenty of surprise losers and some interesting ones to watch for next time. Here's a breakdown of how the list was compiled
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There is no clean definition of a long-term investor - Five lessons Vince Cable must learn from the sale of Royal Mail

There is no clean definition of a long-term investor - Five lessons Vince Cable must learn from the sale of Royal Mail | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Business secretary's plan to establish core group of long-term investors was well intentioned but naive
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Steve Jobs Defied Convention, and Perhaps the Law

Steve Jobs Defied Convention, and Perhaps the Law | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Mr. Jobs’s conduct is a reminder that the difference between genius and potentially criminal behavior can be a fine line.
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Box-ed out: Tech darling an indicator of IPO chill

Box-ed out: Tech darling an indicator of IPO chill | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
There are reports Box may delay its initial public offering, although the company has not made an official announcement.
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One Startup’s Struggle to Survive the Silicon Valley Gold Rush

One Startup’s Struggle to Survive the Silicon Valley Gold Rush | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
The story of one Silicon Valley startup struggling to survive a modern gold rush.
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Today's Entrepreneur: Mark Godwin

Today's Entrepreneur: Mark Godwin | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Number 1 Mistake: "Startups don't starve, they drown."
Today's Entrepreneur is Tejal Shah, CEO and Founder of KidAdmit, which allows online submission of school application and enrollment forms.
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Apple's LuxVue Acquisition Could Be the Biggest iWatch Hint Yet

Apple's LuxVue Acquisition Could Be the Biggest iWatch Hint Yet | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Is LuxVue providing the display technology for Apple's long-rumored iWatch? Many signs point to yes.
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10 Things You Should Do In The 15 Minutes Before A Big Presentation

10 Things You Should Do In The 15 Minutes Before A Big Presentation | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Try these tips in the 15 minutes before a big presentation to optimize your speaking success.
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Google tests domain-name purchasing service, freaking out competitors

Google tests domain-name purchasing service, freaking out competitors | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
With Google Domains, small businesses will be able to purchase their own domains with just the click of a few buttons.
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These Are The 9 Hottest Startups In Los Angeles

These Are The 9 Hottest Startups In Los Angeles | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Silicon Beach, as some describe it, is producing some top-notch startups.
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Barclays Has The Best Explanation Yet Of How Solar Will Destroy America's Electric Utilities

Barclays Has The Best Explanation Yet Of How Solar Will Destroy America's Electric Utilities | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
The utility companies have had a good run. But it's coming to an end.
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Artists & Talent #startup @Talenthouse Raises $10M - #LAtechscene #LA #entrepreneur

Hollywood-based Talenthouse, which operates an online community of artists and creatives, said this morning that it has raised $10M in a funding round. The funding was led by Germany company Starwatch,
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Being An Entrepreneur…

Being An Entrepreneur… | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
You’ll be disoriented all day I hardly sleep much these days and keep forgetting everything else but for Mammoth and my family...
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Why VC Firms Are Snapping Up Designers

Irene Au, former head of Googles user interaction team, is the latest designer to make her way to a venture capital firm. Here's why VCs are so hot...
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Americans in large numbers want the U.S. to reduce its role in world affairs, a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds

Americans in large numbers want the U.S. to reduce its role in world affairs, a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Americans in large numbers want the U.S. to reduce its role in world affairs even as a showdown with Russia over Ukraine preoccupies Washington, a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds.
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The Great Smartphone War: Apple vs. Samsung

The Great Smartphone War: Apple vs. Samsung | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Kurt Eichenwald explores the Korean company’s record of patent infringement and explains why Apple might win the battles but still lose the war.
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If You Can't Wait for VCs, Try Crowdfunding Angel Investments

Startups like Quibb are using crowdfunding platforms to score capital from family, friends, and even their own customers. Is this the future of angel investing?
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Twitter finds another use for its data: earthquake maps

Twitter finds another use for its data: earthquake maps | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Twitter and Stanford scientists team to create quicker, and more accurate, maps of where quakes hit It might be silly to even say this now that Twitter is a public company, but I believe that the days of it being thought of as something superfluous...
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Snapchat's Update Was Powered by Secret Acquisition

Snapchat's Update Was Powered by Secret Acquisition | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Snapchat's biggest update ever was apparently powered, at least in part, by a secret acquisition of live video software company Addlive, a new report says.
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GARY SHILLING: Here Are 9 Investment Ideas For The Prevailing Risk-On World

GARY SHILLING: Here Are 9 Investment Ideas For The Prevailing Risk-On World | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Gary Shilling's nine top investments for the current risk on world and advisors grow wary of alternative mutual funds.
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