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3 million Saudi Internet users managed to gain access to blocked sites, a 58% increase from the year before: expert http://t.co/zpffHK4wVj | @ahmed

3 million Saudi Internet users managed to gain access to  blocked sites, a 58% increase from the year before: expert http://t.co/zpffHK4wVj | @ahmed | bitXbit.in | Scoop.it
Ahmed Al Omran @ahmed      Retweeted by Nick Szabo @NickSzabo4 3 million Saudi Internet users managed to gain access to blocked sites, a 58% increase from the year before: expert arabnews.com/saudi-arabia/n… http://bitxbit.in/3-million-saudi-internet-users-managed-to-gain-access-to-blocked-sites-a-58-increase-from-the-year-before-expert-httpt-cozpffhk4wvj-ahmed/
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The Peak, Hong Kong, June 2, 2015

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Customer Interviews: So you’ve decided to take your startup seriously.

I used to hate dancing at weddings. I’m tall, goofy, and an awful dancer. Triple threat. Dancing made me self-conscious, so I’d just make some excuse and stay at the table while everyone else had a blast on the dance floor. I don’t remember when or why, but at some point I... http://bitxbit.in/customer-interviews-so-youve-decided-to-take-your-startup-seriously/
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Hong Kong - Stay beautiful. #riseandshine #earlymorning (at The...

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Some Interesting Marketing Learnings from Naturebox (via our new podcast)

We recently launched our new Podcast “Traction”. Check it out here. One of my recent interviews was with Ken Chen, the co-founder and CMO at Naturebox. The company is doing great and Ken is a very strong performance marketer. There were a couple interesting tidbits that I learned... http://bitxbit.in/some-interesting-marketing-learnings-from-naturebox-via-our-new-podcast/
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What Separates the Strongest Salespeople from the Weakest

What separates high-performing salespeople who exceed their quota from underperformers who miss their quotas by more than 25%? I recently conducted a research project involving nearly 800 salespeople and sales leaders to better answer this question. In addition, I have had the privilege to... http://bitxbit.in/what-separates-the-strongest-salespeople-from-the-weakest/
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Video Of The Week: The New York Public Library Bitcoin Discussion

Last week we had a discussion at the New York Public Library about Bitcoin. Andrew Ross Sorkin moderated a discussion between Nathaniel Popper, author of Digital Gold, Bitcoin Chief Scientist Gavin Andresen, and me. Here it is: Source http://bitxbit.in/video-of-the-week-the-new-york-public-library-bitcoin-discussion/
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A Product Person’s Perspective on Enterprise Selling

Many of the technical founders I have the opportunity to work with are well-versed in the architecture and features of their products (and products in general), but when it comes to possessing a similar view of the sales process there’s a good chance they are staring at a blank whiteboard.... http://bitxbit.in/a-product-persons-perspective-on-enterprise-selling/
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Fixing Engineering’s Loyalty and Longevity Problem

Tiho Bajic started his career at a fortuitous time in the history of tech — having just missed the dot-com crash but before the advent of ‘the social network billionaire.’ In the calm between the storms, he cut his teeth as a developer at Toronto-based Workbrain, on a... http://bitxbit.in/fixing-engineerings-loyalty-and-longevity-problem/
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SaaS Startup Investing

Welcome back for Episode 36 of the full ratchet. Today we feature Mamoon Hamid of The Social+Capital Partnership to cover SaaS Startup Investing. We will address questions including: In your words, can you describe what a SaaS startup is and the key elements that define a SaaS company? Can you... http://bitxbit.in/saas-startup-investing/
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I’m calling bullsh*t on these VC ‘value-add’ platforms

A lot has been said about the evolution of value-add VC contributions going above and beyond their primary (albeit unglamorous) function of merely providing startups with capital. We’re seeing VCs raise the topic as part of their marketing pitches — especially now that... http://bitxbit.in/im-calling-bullsht-on-these-vc-value-add-platforms/
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"Conducting global commerce peer-to-peer  is the story of the coming years and decades. Bitcoin is..."

“Conducting global commerce peer-to-peer  is the story of the coming years and decades…. Source http://bitxbit.in/conducting-global-commerce-peer-to-peer-is-the-story-of-the-coming-years-and-decades-bitcoin-is-2/
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Digital Gold

Nathaniel Popper‘s Digital Gold, a history of the people who built Bitcoin into a global distributed transaction network that is not controlled by any person or any company, is available for purchase today. I’ve been reading it and enjoying it very much. Even though I have been... http://bitxbit.in/digital-gold/
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Bureaucracy Isn’t Inevitable — Here’s How Airbnb Beat It

Mike Curtis may not have the typical background of someone dedicated to vanquishing bureaucracy. AltaVista, AOL, Yahoo, Facebook — he’s a veteran of some legendary Silicon Valley behemoths. Now VP of Engineering for Airbnb, he’s at the helm of a small but rapidly growing team.... http://bitxbit.in/bureaucracy-isnt-inevitable-heres-how-airbnb-beat-it/
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Why Our Startup Built An Audience Before Our Product

That’s a question you’ll hear a lot when pitching an idea for a startup, and it’s one that you better have an answer to. But with so many marketing channels available, where do you even begin? The question of distribution becomes even more critical for self-funded startups who... http://bitxbit.in/why-our-startup-built-an-audience-before-our-product/
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Product/Market Fit: What it really means, How to Measure it, and Where to find it

Because it’s such a new concept, there are a few overlapping definitions of Product-Market Fit. We should start with the definition from Marc Andreesen, who originally coined ‘Product/Market Fit’ in his post “The Only Thing That Matters”: Product/market fit means... http://bitxbit.in/productmarket-fit-what-it-really-means-how-to-measure-it-and-where-to-find-it/
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Searching for Signal: The how and why of financial models for startups

It is widely believed that building financial models are of limited benefit for a startup. They take a long time, they’re immediately shelved and need to be changed just as quickly. This is all mostly true. But before committing yourself to a startup, you should think hard about what you... http://bitxbit.in/searching-for-signal-the-how-and-why-of-financial-models-for-startups/
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The New Startup Management Tag Page

The New Startup Management Tag Page | bitXbit.in | Scoop.it
In this brief post, I’d like to feature the new Tag page on Startup Management, and review what it means and how you can use it. About two years ago, when I started to curate articles into Startup Management, I was obsessed by the classification and organization of the content. I believed... http://bitxbit.in/the-new-startup-management-tag-page/
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The Business Imperative Behind the Ethereum Vision

Special thanks to Vitalik Buterin, Gavin Wood and Jeffrey Wilcke for countless revisions feedback, picks at their brains, and helping me read their tea leaves. Introduction In the world of cryptography-based computer science, the Ethereum technology vision has captivated the imagination of... http://bitxbit.in/the-business-imperative-behind-the-ethereum-vision/
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Your Data Is Your Lifeblood — Set up the Analytics It Deserves

Ben Porterfield’s LinkedIn profile simply identifies him as an “experienced surfer” — and that’s an accurate moniker. In addition to regularly riding the waves off the Santa Cruz coast, he’s surfed the swells at a number of startups. First as the... http://bitxbit.in/your-data-is-your-lifeblood-set-up-the-analytics-it-deserves/
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Traits of Exceptional Engineers

You don’t design your engineering culture by writing blog posts, or printing posters, it’s shaped by the people you hire and the things they do, and the traits you reward and celebrate. Choose wisely, and deliberately. Know what you value, and why. It’s easy to form this list... http://bitxbit.in/traits-of-exceptional-engineers/
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Organizational Debt is like Technical debt – but worse

Startups focus on speed since they are burning cash every day as they search for product/market fit. But over time code/hardware written/built to validate hypotheses and find early customers can become unwieldy, difficult to maintain and incapable of scaling. These shortcuts add up and become... http://bitxbit.in/organizational-debt-is-like-technical-debt-but-worse/
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What The Heck Are My Startup Options Worth?

When joining a startup, there are seven important questions you should ask in order to answer the question: “What the heck are my stock options worth?” You just received a job offer from a startup which includes 50,000 stock options. That is wonderful…or is it? I reviewed and... http://bitxbit.in/what-the-heck-are-my-startup-options-worth/
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"Conducting global commerce peer-to-peer  is the story of the coming years and decades. Bitcoin is..."

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"Conducting global commerce peer-to-peer  is the story of the coming years and decades. Bitcoin is..."

“Conducting global commerce peer-to-peer  is the story of the coming years and decades…. Source http://bitxbit.in/conducting-global-commerce-peer-to-peer-is-the-story-of-the-coming-years-and-decades-bitcoin-is/
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The SaaS business model and metrics

A detailed look at why SaaS business are so different from traditional software companies, and why traditional ways of looking at their finances fail to understand the business. Provides an alternative set of metrics that show the right way to look at a SaaS business. via The SaaS business model... http://bitxbit.in/the-saas-business-model-and-metrics/
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