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The software patent debate

Business , Misc 10 May 2010 | 0 Comments

There is an interesting debate raging right now about software patents – which fall under the purview of “business process patents.”  Fred Wilson posted this video recently to and I feel it sums up the issue succinctly. It’s well worth a watch if you have a free half hour.  (Also don’t worry about the [...]

Two clever ways to win me back

Business , Misc , Pyschology , Technology 22 January 2010 | 0 Comments

Just getting a potential customer to your site is half the battle; the other half is getting them to stay.  If you’re lucky enough to get someone to sign up, you need to keep them engaged. Churn can be a pain to most young start ups. I recently came across two clever ways to reel [...]

The healthcare debate and incentives

Misc 17 January 2010 | 0 Comments

As the healthcare reform debate rages on in DC, Massachusetts has suddenly been thrust into the spotlight with the special senate election on Tuesday becoming a deciding congressional vote on reform.  Unfortunately, I haven’t had a chance to closely follow the debate but I do know that the proposed legislation to offer universal healthcare is [...]