Street Smarts Live – an Inc. Magazine Event

Tonight I went to an event sponsored by Inc. Magazine (where I write for the Start-Up blog). The event featured Norm Brodsky, a serial entrepreneur and writer of the Street Smarts column, and Bo Burlingham, Inc. Magazine Editor at large. I ran into Lauren Solomon of LS Image Associates, whom I worked with several years […]

Office Spaces (officespaces.nl)

Yesterday, I saw the almost-finished construction of OfficeSpaces.nl, a very cool concept in shared office space, leased space for small entrepreneurial companies, and a common area that will be the first lounge for the E.Factor network members. Martijn Roordink took Bill Sobel, Roeland Reinders, and me around on a tour of the beautiful new space,which […]

Beyond Web 2.0 with the E.Factor at Philips in Eindhoven 6-25-08

The reason I’m in the Netherlands was an invitation by Adrie and Roeland Reinders and Marion Freijsen of the E.Factor to speak, along with Bill Sobel and two gentlemen from the Netherlands at a “Beyond Web 2.0” event. at the Philips Innovation Center (research labs) at Eindhoven. After a great drive out to Eindhoven, (thanks […]

Angel Investing Talk 4-10-08

David Rose from NY Angels and Angelsoft spoke tonight at the 92nd Street Y’s Tribeca location on Hudson Street on Angel investing. About 225 people in attendance. Key ideas: 600K companies start every year. Only 50k are funded by angels. Rest are funded by the founders, or by friends/family. VC: Professional investors. Angels: Rich-ish people […]