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Wireframing : from Vision to Reality

Last Wednesday we conducted our second live video event covering one of the topics we frequently educate our clients on at SourcePad – Wireframing. When you are an entrepreneur with a vision, it is often difficult to know what the next step is – which is to wireframe up your app and start it moving [...]

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Experimenting with Live Video and Real App results

This last Wednesday, we conducted our first live video event Lunch & Learn. A mouthful, but that essentially meant that I spoke on live streaming video (thank you Livestream) to a live audience of entrepreneurs about the topic of the day – User Testing – Comparative, Adoption Viralness. There was no sign-up needed and no [...]

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Why Best Practices?

I started the Best Practices event series (bestpracticesbusiness.com) and now this blog because, when starting and running companies, knowing how to do things (i.e. Best Practices) can make a huge difference in your outcome – i.e. success or failure.  Don’t get me wrong: there really is no substitute for experience – meaning you can’t fully [...]

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Top 6 Best Practices from Laurel Touby and Mark Wachen

This month we were lucky enough to sit down with Laurel Touby and Mark Wachen to learn about “How to Build a Company with a Multi-Million Dollar Exit.” Laurel Touby Founded Mediabistro, the largest online community of online journalists, which she sold in 2007 to Jupitermedia for $23 million Contributing writer for BusinessWeek, Glamour, Travel & [...]

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Top 5 Best Practices from Scott Kurnit and Danny Wen

This fall we brought back the popular Best Practices series with “Zero to Millions.” Scott Kurnit and Danny Wen sat down with us to discuss their stories and best practices. Danny Wen Founded Harvest, which he bootstrapped to millions in revenue, servicing thousands of companies in over 100 countries. Recently featured on the Bootstrapped to Millions [...]

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Top 7 Best Practices from Marc Cenedella and Vin Vacanti

After a month off, we came back in May with an incredible event titled “Creating and Propelling a Fast-Growing Company” with Vin Marc Cenedella and Vin Vacanti. Marc Cenedella Founder/CEO of TheLadders.com  ($100 million revenue company in 7 years) (Marc’s bio) Vin Vacanti Co-Founder/CEO of Yipit (leading aggregator of daily-deal sites (e.g. Groupon) – harnessing red-hot [...]

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Top 5 Best Practices from Stephen Messer and Jeff Stewart

This past March, we were able to get Stephen Messer and Jeff Stewart to sit down with us and explain their thoughts on “Being a Great Leader/CEO.” Stephen Messer Founded and sold his first startup Linkshare for $425 million Prior to the acquisition, grew Linkshare for 9 years (through the dot-com bust) to over 200 employees [...]

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Top 5 Best Practices from Lucinda Holt and Steven Krein

In February, we brought in Lucinda Holt and Steven Krein to discuss the topic “Building a Great Team/Company.” Lucinda Holt Multiple success Serial CEO (recognized as CEO of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, etc.) Founded and sold TurnTide to Symantec for $28 million in 6 month period Grew Destiny Websolutions as CEO from $250k to $25 [...]

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Top 5 Best Practices from Philip James and Dennis Mortensen

In January, we held our first Best Practices event called “Recognizing and Capitalizing on Great Product and Startup Ideas” with guests Philip James and Dennis Mortensen. Philip James Founding CEO of Snooth, the largest online wine community Founder of Lot18 (Wine Private Sales) and Co-Founder of Gramercy Labs, an NYC incubator with 4 portfolio companies Climbed Everest in [...]

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