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Bitcoin: The Two Ways Entrepreneurs and Investors Are Thinking About It

The discussions that are happening around Bitcoin feel a lot like those from the early days of the internet. It’s like when my parents asked me about AOL dial-up. “Who is the computer calling? Now the questions are, “what are these Bitcoins and can I see what one looks like?”<p>I discussed this topic …

Why Worrying About Startup “Competitors” is Ridiculous

How much time do you spend worrying about your competitors?<p>Do you get stressed whenever they come out with something new?<p>Do you get jealous whenever …

Twitter Breaks Down How Its Engineering Teams Work

Image: Graham Smith/Flickr<p>Twitter may not have its work-flow process worked out well in every area of the company. But in its pitch to engineers, it …

Why go to Tel Aviv? Jumpspeed Ventures will fund early-stage startups in Jerusalem (exclusive)

Israel is gaining a reputation as the largest technology hub outside of Silicon Valley and is often referred to by locals as the “Startup Nation.”<p>Technology startups have spread throughout the region, particularly in Tel Aviv and Herzliya. However, this week, a businessman is launching one of the …

HealthLoop Lands $10M To Help Doctors Better Track And Engage Patients Between Visits

HealthLoop, the makers of a cloud-based platform that aims to automate the process by which doctors engage with their patients after visits, announced today that it has closed a $10 million round of Series A financing.<p>The round was led by Canvas Venture Fund, the new $175 million investment vehicle …

How Does Bill Belichick Develop New Leaders?

By relying on a metaphor from business, not the sports world.<p>New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is famously tight-lipped, often refusing to discuss team matters or personnel situations with the media. Just take a look at how he deflected attention from the team's recent acquisition of …

NFL

$25 Million Mystery Startup Hits Layoffs Before It Even Launches

Fortune's Dan Primack reports that Clinkle, the stealth mobile startup company that raised $25 million in venture capital without really explaining …

Startups

From Draper U to IndyCar: A 19-year-old entrepreneur asks Silicon Valley to help her win the Indy500

A 19-year-old Draper University graduate is using what she learned from venture capitalist Tim Draper to help her drive in the Indianapolis 500.<p>In …

Facebook names its top games of 2013

Facebook named 23 video games as its top titles of 2013, including hidden-object adventure game Criminal Case by Pretty Simple as Game of the Year 2013.<p>Gaming is one of the most popular activities on Facebook — and one of the most profitable for companies doing business with gigantic social network.<p>…

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Want To Build An App And Strike It Rich? Don't Use Any Of These Terrible Ideas

Weather trackers, travel planners and dating apps are just a small selection of the applications available. They cover every possible demographic and audience in order to cater to their various needs.<p>Despite that, the multitude of programs has made it difficult for aspiring developers to come up …

Uber Might Be More Valuable Than Facebook Someday. Here’s Why

One of the odd things about traveling between the Bay Area and New York a lot is the asynchronicity of mass culture between coasts: That is, the …