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Rackspace's Startup Liaison Officer

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Are you going to a Startup Weekend this weekend? Here I visit the headquarters

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You might have heard of "Startup Weekend." There are hundreds of them all around the world. For instance, here's one coming next year in Malta: http://malta.startupweekend.org/

Anyway, visit the team that runs the organization behind Startup Weekend and learn more at http://startupweekend.org/

You might have heard of "Startup Weekend." There are hundreds of them all around the world. For instance, here's one coming next year in Malta: http://malta.startupweekend.org/ Anyway, visit the team that runs the organization behind Startup Weekend and learn more at http://startupweekend.org/

Two of the cool startups from Startup Sauna

Published #startup, #incubator, #europe, #entrepreneur, #company

Here are two of the cool companies that are coming from the startup incubator in Europe, Startup Sauna. They are here in San Francisco to launch tonight and I got a little taste this week of two of the companies. More on the companies here: http://startupsauna.com/startups/

Check out this Silicon Valley pressure cooker: A mansion full of entrepreneurs

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http://blackbox.vc/ Put a dozen entrepreneurs in a Atherton, CA mansion and you get a real pressure cooker that's getting tons of interest. The day I was there Tim Draper, famous VC, dropped by, and here we drop in on an evening party they were holding to raise money for Hacker Dojo. In this hour you'll meet the founder of the mansion, plus most of the companies that were there in April 2012.

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