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You named your startup what? 5 tips for getting it right.

You named your startup what? 5 tips for getting it right. | Startups @MagicalStartups | Scoop.it
In terms of PR, the name of your startup can either be a huge asset or, on the flipside, a rather sizable roadblock.
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A VC: MBA Mondays: Revenue Models - Commerce

A VC: MBA Mondays: Revenue Models - Commerce | Startups @MagicalStartups | Scoop.it
Commerce has to be the oldest business model. Sell something to someone. Or maybe it was barter back then. In any case, ecommerce revenues topped $200bn in the US in 2011 and are growing at close to 10% annually.
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Stop asking “But how will they make money?” | @andrewchen

Stop asking “But how will they make money?” | @andrewchen | Startups @MagicalStartups | Scoop.it
Business models are important, but today they're commoditized Let me first state: Business models are important. Of course businesses have to make money,
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A VC: Guest Post: Startup Business Development 101

A VC: Guest Post: Startup Business Development 101 | Startups @MagicalStartups | Scoop.it
Holger Luedorf has been doing business development in the web/tech/mobile sectors for almost 15 years. He currently leads Business Development (BD) for our portfolio company foursquare.
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AWS Just Made It A Whole Lot Easier For Anyone To Create A Virtual Private Cloud Showing Again How Enterprise Tech Is Obsolete | TechCrunch

AWS Just Made It A Whole Lot Easier For Anyone To Create A Virtual Private Cloud Showing Again How Enterprise Tech Is Obsolete | TechCrunch | Startups @MagicalStartups | Scoop.it
Amazon Web Services will now offer the option for everyone to have their own virtual private cloud (VPC), another sign of the company's intent to push into the enterprise market.
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Ask A VC: Bain Capital Ventures’ Ajay Agarwal On How Much Capital Startups Should Raise, And More | TechCrunch

Ask A VC: Bain Capital Ventures’ Ajay Agarwal On How Much Capital Startups Should Raise, And More | TechCrunch | Startups @MagicalStartups | Scoop.it
This week's Ask A VC show put Bain Capital Ventures' managing director Ajay Agarwal in the hot seat. Agarwal heads the firm's recently launched Palo Alto office...
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BRAD FELD Drawing Board on Startup Communities

Brad Feld, founder of TechStars, comes into the ICOSA Studio to discuss Startup Communities with Chris Franks and the rest of the STARTO team. Brad Feld has ...
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Liquidity hacking: Solving the chicken-egg dilemma with marketplace startups

Liquidity hacking: Solving the chicken-egg dilemma with marketplace startups | Startups @MagicalStartups | Scoop.it
How to get a two-sided marketplace startup like Airbnb, Exec, or eBay up and running -- the painless way.
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A VC: MBA Mondays: Revenue Models - Subscriptions

A VC: MBA Mondays: Revenue Models - Subscriptions | Startups @MagicalStartups | Scoop.it
When I got into the venture capital business in the mid 80s, software was sold. You would pay a large sum to acquire a license to the software and then a much smaller annual fee for maintenance and support.
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A VC: MBA Mondays: Revenue Models - Advertising

A VC: MBA Mondays: Revenue Models - Advertising | Startups @MagicalStartups | Scoop.it
My friend Darren Herman helped me think about this post. He sent me this deck along with some thoughts. This slide from Darren's deck is a good place to start this discussion: It is true that the vast majority of...
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Métricas Piratas: de la vanidad a la acción (AARRR!)

Métricas Piratas: de la vanidad a la acción (AARRR!) | Startups @MagicalStartups | Scoop.it
AARRR!!! cuidado nenas que el capitán Jack Sparrow viene con ganas de acción!
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Los 10 costos ocultos del emprendimiento

Los 10 costos ocultos del emprendimiento | Startups @MagicalStartups | Scoop.it
Los costos ocultos de un emprendimiento son más altos de lo que se puede pensar inicialmente y es necesario establecerlos y definirlos.
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High Scalability - High Scalability - 7 Lessons Learned While Building Reddit to 270 Million Page Views a Month

High Scalability - High Scalability - 7 Lessons Learned While Building Reddit to 270 Million Page Views a Month | Startups @MagicalStartups | Scoop.it
Steve Huffman , co-founder of social news site Reddit , gave an excellent presentation ( slides ...
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5 crucial questions to ask before hiring a startup lawyer

5 crucial questions to ask before hiring a startup lawyer | Startups @MagicalStartups | Scoop.it
A lot of firms work with very established clients. Many don’t have the experience of setting up a business from scratch.
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Peter Thiel On His ‘Super-Futuristic’ Focus And The Chess Strategy Founders Should Know [TCTV] | TechCrunch

Peter Thiel On His ‘Super-Futuristic’ Focus And The Chess Strategy Founders Should Know [TCTV] | TechCrunch | Startups @MagicalStartups | Scoop.it
Peter Thiel, the tech industry magnate known among other things for co-founding PayPal and investing very early in Facebook, took home the VC of the Year award at the 6th annual Crunchies this week for his individual investments and his work with...
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Peter Thiel gives a few tips on Pitching a VC

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Resolving Co-Founder Disputes | TechCrunch

Resolving Co-Founder Disputes | TechCrunch | Startups @MagicalStartups | Scoop.it
Editor's note: Mike Knoop is co-founder of Zapier.

One in four Y Combinator companies loses a founder. It's not hard to conclude that startup co-founder disputes are universal. They range from the big decisions (What should our product do?
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