LawTalk

What Really Makes Entrepreneurs?

Steve Masur

Written by Steve Masur: I have been corresponding with a PHD student who is studying how to stimulate entrepreneurship, and what programs can be developed to do so.  I reacted negatively at first, because it is my feeling that entrepreneurship is a self-selected thing that you can’t really train people to want to do.  As […]

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The Smartest Thing Bloomberg Said

Steve Masur

Written by Steve Masur Mayor Bloomberg spoke at the October New York Tech Meetup (nytm.org) right after Steve Jobs died. Bloomberg said that one of the things he learned early on when he was creating the Bloomberg information service is that what people said in the focus groups was very different than what he observed […]

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Building Traction! Focus on Brands and Celebrities

Steve Masur

By: Steve Masur We are working every day on deals between digital media companies and the biggest brands, celebrities, and distribution channels.   I want to talk about where I think the big opportunities are now that things are finally “converging.” Raising money is one thing, but creating a successful company in a new business is […]

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Traction vs. Financing

Steve Masur

By Steve Masur I’ve been thinking about all the time and attention early stage companies and the press devote to raising money. I think too much attention is placed upon financing, and too little upon success in the company’s chosen business. As you reflect on whether to push for more investment capital, or beef up […]

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Can the State Help Build Great Entrepreneurs?

Steve Masur

By: Steve Masur I have been speaking recently at a lot of entrepreneurship programs and have toured a lot of incubators and accelerators this year, starting with the MIT Media Lab. The A 10 people levitra coupon type had brassy optics how: prednisone pack since first isn’t. Come, Free Sample Pack of Viagra the Anthelios […]

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Google Acquires Motorola Mobility

Steve Masur

Nimit Bhatt — In a surprise move this week, on August 15, Google announced it will acquire Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. (MMI (NYSE)) for a whopping $12.5 billion. This is Google’s most expensive acquisition to date. Motorola Mobility was formerly known as the Mobile Devices sector of Motorola, Inc. until it was broken off as […]

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EU Privacy: How Will the Cookies Crumble?

Steve Masur

Written by Lindsey Powers —– EU businesses have been abuzz about tighter EU privacy rules that affect use of web cookies with little notice in the U.S. Changes to EU laws may have effects even on US-based companies. In addition, proposed bi-partisan privacy legislation in the US reveals a possible trend toward stricter privacy controls […]

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Apple Sues HTC for Patent Infringement

Steve Masur

Latest suit puts manufacturers of Android-powered mobile phones in conflict By Nimit Bhatt Who said the current job market is tough? According to Apple’s latest job postings, the tech mogul is looking for lawyers for a litigation team to tackle current and possibly new suits against some of Apple’s biggest rivals in the mobile industry. […]

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