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Rackspace's Startup Liaison Officer


The guy who houses hundreds of startups: Plug and Play's Saeed Amidi

He owns the building where Google and Paypal got their starts. In his many locations around the world you'll find hundreds of startups (in the Sunnyvale headquarters alone there are more than 200 startups). It's rare that you get to spend more than an hour with a guy like this who has invested in, and advises, so many startups. He explains how Silicon Valley works and gives entrepreneurs many tips. Learn more at http://www.plugandplaytechcenter.com/

Recent IPOs and Perspectives (Part III of Wealthfront series)

Here's the final of three videos I filmed at the Wealthfront "Think Bigger. Think IPO" discussion with a number of famous VCs and entrepreneurs. Here is an interesting panel that discusses what the state of IPOs in 2012 is, and some advice for enterpreneurs who are thinking of doing this. Sarah Lacy, founder of PandoDaily, moderated this panel. Ken Goldman CFO, Fortinet Jeff Jordan General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz Tony Zingale Chairman & CEO, Jive Software Dominic Orr President & CEO, Aruba Networks I linked to all three parts here: https://plus.google.com/111091089527727420853/posts/aTBmtCkKDM7

Andy Rachleff tells entrepreneurs "go public or go home"

Published #ipo, #enterpreneur, #company, #building, #capital, #trends

OK, he didn't quite say that, but here Benchmark (famous Silicon Valley VC firm) co-founder and current CEO of Wealthfront, tells tech company executives why they should consider going public and talks about why that hasn't happened so much in the past decade. But now the barn doors are open, with LinkedIn, VMware, Rackspace, LinkedIn, Zynga, and soon Facebook, all going public within the past couple of years. Learn more about Wealthfront (a web service for managing your money) at http://wealthfront.com