35 posts categorized "The Bubble"

January 04, 2011

Too-Big-To-Fail Goldman Buys Facebook Share

As a former founder and CEO of a public company, I understand why Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg wants to raise money without taking his company public. During the dot.com bubble ten years ago, many companies, including mine, went public too soon – most before they were profitable, some before More...

February 13, 2008

Raising Money in Tough Times

The best time to SUCCEED in raising money is when money is hard to get - like now, for example. When capital is easy to get, your competitors (who are, of course, much less deserving) will have plenty of capital, too. Dumb More...

February 01, 2008

Happy Hour

Next Tuesday, Feb 5th, I'll be a guest on the Happy Hour show hosted by my friend Cody Willard (2d from left). The show is on FoxBusiness Network every weekday from 5 to 6 PM; appropriately, it's broadcast from the More...

August 21, 2007

In Defense of Bubbles

The press is full of stories of people who’ve been hurt by the housing bubble, people who borrowed too much and now face losing their homes because both the housing bubble and the sub-prime credit bubble are – not coincide More...

July 18, 2007

Chat Groups

Any exCEO understands the temptation to participate in Yahoo chat groups which Whole Foods CEO John Mackey More...

January 26, 2007

Book Tour – South Burlington, VT and Hanover, NH

Two weeks from tomorrow on Saturday, February 10, I’ll be at the Borders Express< More...

January 11, 2007

Changing Ingredients for Web 2.0 Success – Continued with Reader Help

More money, I posted, is needed for web 2.0 success now t More...

January 07, 2007

Web 2.0 – Greater Initial Investments Required

Michael Arrington posted today on TechCrunch on the d More...

May 25, 2006

Vonage IPO – How The Bankers May Make a Bundle More Despite the Bust

In some case, the bankers who manage a stock offering can make more money from a bust than a success. It happens when the green shoe drops.

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May 15, 2006

You Always Bet the Company

Fred Wilson blogged about “betting the company.”  Great postMore...

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