Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital
8.3K views | +0 today
Follow
 
Rescooped by Rachid Sefrioui from Startup Advice
onto Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital
Scoop.it!

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Mediocre Entrepreneurs

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Mediocre Entrepreneurs | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
[Editor’s note: James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and entrepreneur. He is Managing Director of Formula Capital and has written ten books.

Via Cédric Giorgi
more...
No comment yet.
Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital
Angel and venture capital investing...and more
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

IBM to invest $3 billion in ‘Internet of Things’ unit

IBM to invest $3 billion in ‘Internet of Things’ unit | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it

IBM is investing $3 billion to build an “Internet of Things” division aimed at harnessing the massive trove of data collected by smartphones, tablets, connected vehicles and appliances and using it to help companies better manage their businesses.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

Live Streaming App Stre.am Debuts: A CEO Chat at SXSW

Live Streaming App Stre.am Debuts: A CEO Chat at SXSW | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
What is Stre.am and why did you create it? Stre.am is a video platform for anyone with a phone to broadcast and share life’s experiences as they happen. It
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

A list of top LA accelerators and incubators

A list of top LA accelerators and incubators | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Amplify, Launchpad, MuckerLab, Idealab and Science among those churning out new startups
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

Key Factors Affecting a Technology Entrepreneur's Choice of Incubator or Accelerator

Introduction
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

To Get to Its IPO, Etsy Made Its Toughest Decision 17 Months Ago

To Get to Its IPO, Etsy Made Its Toughest Decision 17 Months Ago | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Etsy seems smart to have made its decision to move beyond handmade goods well before its IPO.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

Eero Takes In More Than $1 Million in Orders as Customers Seek Easier Wi-Fi

Eero Takes In More Than $1 Million in Orders as Customers Seek Easier Wi-Fi | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
The company plans to end its discounted pricing on Sunday, with the hope of shipping all preorders by this summer.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Zynga?

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Zynga? | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Fire the CEO? Fire most of the staff? Or just get some different creative fires burning?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

Salesforce CEO Slams 'The World's Dumbest Idea': Maximizing Shareholder Value

Salesforce CEO Slams 'The World's Dumbest Idea': Maximizing Shareholder Value | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
A growing number of CEOs agree: shareholder value theory is stupid
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

Foursquare loses its CTO amid flurry of other departures

Foursquare loses its CTO amid flurry of other departures | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Employee number one at Foursquare, Chief Technology Officer Harry Heymann, has left the company according to The Verge. His departure comes soon after Foursquare’s long-standing spokesman Brendan Lewis quit, as well as COO Evan Cohen and head of business development Holger Luedorf. Things are looking rocky for the location check-in company turned Yelp competitor. Perhaps my 2015 prediction of…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

Silicon Valley economy up despite income, gender gap

Silicon Valley economy up despite income, gender gap | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
SAN JOSE >> The Silicon Valley economy is red hot and the growth is intensifying, according to the latest Joint Venture Silicon Valley Index released Tuesday, but the surge has been accompanied by a yawning income and gender gap.“T
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

The Startup Advice You Don’t Hear Inside The Echo Chamber

The Startup Advice You Don’t Hear Inside The Echo Chamber | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
When today’s most successful founders are asked why they started their companies, they often give some version of the answer that they were “scratching..
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

Meet Milli 5, Silver Spring’s Tiny Wireless Smart-Grid Node

Meet Milli 5, Silver Spring’s Tiny Wireless Smart-Grid Node | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
SSN looks to extend the smart grid to streetlights, parking meters and other battery-powered endpoints.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

Kabam Cuts Back on Third-Party Publishing as Revenue Tops $400 Million

Kabam Cuts Back on Third-Party Publishing as Revenue Tops $400 Million | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Third-party games did not succeed "at the volume we planned," Kabam's CEO said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

Charts: The Massive Gap Between Public and Private Tech Fundraising

Charts: The Massive Gap Between Public and Private Tech Fundraising | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Just two U.S.-based VC-backed tech companies have gone public in 2015 raising a combined $250M in their public offerings while private tech startups have raised over $9.8B to date.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

U.S. Venture Capital Investment Spanned 160 Cities in 2014 - NVCA

U.S. Venture Capital Investment Spanned 160 Cities in 2014 - NVCA | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Venture Capitalists Invested in Companies in the Highest Number of Metro Areas of The Past Five Years WASHINGTON, DC – Venture capitalists invested $48.3 billion into companies located in 160 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) in 2014, according to the MoneyTree™ Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data... Read more »
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

Trouble In Paradise: Why Business Incubators Don't Work

Trouble In Paradise: Why Business Incubators Don't Work | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Loretta Lynn’s big 1974 hit "Trouble in Paradise," opened with the lyric “I can see it and I know the signs so well.” Our local radio legend "Big Jeff" Aldridge, must have played this song 1,000 times when it hit the airwaves. As I heard it sometimes six or seven times [...]
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

Bay Area Sports Executives Say Wearable Tech Is the 'Next Big Opportunity'

Bay Area Sports Executives Say Wearable Tech Is the 'Next Big Opportunity' | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it

#Front office execs from the 49ers and Warriors weigh in on the future of sports tech.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

With IPO on Hold, Gilt Groupe Raises $50 Million Investment

With IPO on Hold, Gilt Groupe Raises $50 Million Investment | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
The new infusion of cash comes as Gilt has put off a potential IPO that some company insiders thought would take place in late 2014.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

Planes, Trains and Bitcoin: UATP Partnership Means Amtrak and 260 Airlines Can Now Accept Bitcoin

Planes, Trains and Bitcoin: UATP Partnership Means Amtrak and 260 Airlines Can Now Accept Bitcoin | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Through a critical partnership between UATP and Bitnet, 260 airlines along with Amtrak railways can incorporate bitcoin payments on their platforms. In a press release, UATP president and CEO Ralph Kaiser expressed excitement for the ground-breaking travel partnership, showing immense support for Bitnet. “We are very happy to be partnering with Bitnet to add bitcoin …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

Who wins, who loses in the Twitter/Google deal

Who wins, who loses in the Twitter/Google deal | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Twitter has signed a deal with Google to allow the tech giant to index the firehose of all tweets. Here's a look at who gets what.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

Silicon Valley's economy: Perhaps not a bubble, but certainly a boom

Silicon Valley's economy: Perhaps not a bubble, but certainly a boom | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
You likely already know the downside to all this growth: lack of affordable housing, packed roadways and insufficient public transportation.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

Fundable Acquires Mentorship Service Clarity.fm As Part Of Its New Launch Platform, Startups.co

Fundable Acquires Mentorship Service Clarity.fm As Part Of Its New Launch Platform, Startups.co | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Equity crowdfunding platform Fundable is announcing that it has acquired Clarity.fm, the Dan Martell-founded startup that connects entrepreneurs with mentors..
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

Kleiner may not be acquiring Social+Capital Partnership, but don't rule out M&A among VC firms

Kleiner may not be acquiring Social+Capital Partnership, but don't rule out M&A among VC firms | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
In the highly competitive world of venture capital, firms of all sizes are looking for an edge for getting into the best deals. The problem is, there’s only so much you can control in this industry...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Rachid Sefrioui
Scoop.it!

Transformative Retail vs. Convenience

Transformative Retail vs. Convenience | Rachid Sefrioui on Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Mattresses and eyeglasses aren't the only markets desperately in need of fixing.
more...
No comment yet.