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Formula One's Billion Dollar Man

Formula One made history last month when it announced that the Mexican Grand Prix will return to its calendar in 2015. The event in Mexico City returns after a 23-year absence but this isn’t the only reason why the announcement was historic. It also marked the second time that American auto [...]

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Apple And Microsoft: A Wants List

It's a public holiday over here in the UK so I've been catching up with some online reading, mostly around tech and business. There's the inevitable amount of speculation on releases and pre-announcements, so rather than regurgitate these - I have no idea which if any are true, except to [...]

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Consumers May Soon Be Able to "Name Their Price"

A 2013 study from GE Capital identified that customers take 79 days on average to research for major purchases, with 80% of research kicking off on the internet. With this in mind, wouldn't it be nice if you - the consumer - could identify during this process what price you [...]

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How To Attack A Vertical Market

When it comes to competing in the tech space, focus is certainly key. And one approach is to target a vertical – and hopefully, it is a large one! This has been the approach of Egnyte, which is a provider of sophisticated storage solutions. A major driver for success has been [...]

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6 Things A Business Leader Must Understand About Customer Service

1. You can't give good customer service if you don't hire appropriate employees. Hiring improperly and expecting great results nonetheless is like picking the wrong Olympic team and expecting to get the gold. (bonus: here are the traits that make for a great customer-facing employee.) WETCO: The five traits to look for [...]

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Video Of The Week: A Lunchtime Talk In Larkin Square, Buffalo – AVC

A few weeks ago, I spent most of the week in the upper midwest. I started out on Tuesday in Buffalo, NY, the location of my first venture capital investment, Upgrade Corporation of America. I did office hours at the Z80 accelerator and then did a lunchtime Q&A in the beautifully renovated Larkin Square with Eric […]

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