Ali Alaoui

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TalentBin raises $2 million Series A to help use data to discover hidden technical talent

Increasingly, top technology companies are recruiting in-house. Rather than relying on outside agencies, which spend inordinate amounts of time …

The Rise Of The Ephemeralnet

In the aftermath of the dot-com crash, a new era for the web began to take hold – a turning point whose seismic shift was hyped under the moniker “Web 2.0.” The concept referred to the web becoming a platform, a home for services whose popularity grew through network effects, user-generated content …

Marc Benioff Loves Wrist Computers So Much He's Wearing Two Right Now

Yesterday, during a joint press conference, two of the tech industry's biggest visionaries, Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff and Oracle's CEO Larry Ellison, gave their predictions for the future: a billion tiny computers.<p>It's called the Internet of Things. Or, if you work at Cisco, it's called the …

Marc Benioff

How To Start Your Own Hedge Fund

I went into this one expecting to title the series of articles "How to Start Your Own Hedge Fund"…<p>By the time we finished our 2-hour long conversation, though, I realized that an alternate title might be more appropriate:<p>But I'm a "glass half full" kind of guy, so the first title stuck.<p>This will be …

Venture Capital

33 Startups That Died Reveal Why They Failed

However, this survivorship bias is problematic. Jason Cohen of Smart Bear Software does a nice job articulating this issue stating:<p>Luckily, the startup community often courageously shares their stories — even when things don't end well.<p><i>This list was compiled by ChubbyBrain and was suggested by</i> …