How To Negoitate a Better Deal – At the Deal Table with Entrepreneur and Investor

In his Negotiation and Deals courses at Harvard Business School, Kevin Mohan uses his VC experience to teach students that showing emotion, asking questions, and understanding your own strengths and weaknesses can be key to a successful agreement. “If you’re a seller and your price seems high, but it’s justified in some way, with market comparables or other information, it’s

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Silicon Valley Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (09-27-14)

Silicon Valley Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (SVIEF) is an international conference designed to foster innovation and promote business partnerships connecting US and Asia-Pacific region. It is a leading venue in high-tech industry field gathering multi-tech and business professionals, while providing a platform for talent, technology and capital exchange. The past three SVIEF were held in Silicon Valley in Fall,

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Job Creators Network and The Latino Coalition Partner to Help Educate Latino Entrepreneurs

Leading Latino-owned small businesses advocacy group joins forces with JCN CEOs The chief executives of Job Creators Network announced a new educational partnership with The Latino Coalition in an effort to “promote social, economic and business success for Latinos.” “Latinos in the United States work hard to advance in the social and economic world,” The Latino Coalition (TLC) Chairman Hector

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Google Co-Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin Discuss Google and Entrepreneurship Today with Vinod Khosla

Host: Vinod Khosla – Khosla Ventures Speakers: Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Co-founders of Google Topic of discussion Larry and Sergey discuss opportunity to sell Google in 1997, with Vinod Khosla, the Venture Capitalist who tried to persuade his team to acquire Google for $1.5 million. These two creative disrupters discuss their aspirations of making the world a better place. SOURCE: Khosla

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How Johnson & Johnson Uses Social Media To Turn Influencers into Talkers and Customers

According to our friends at WordOfMouth, sometimes the best way to reach your customers is to get to know the people who are already talking to them. That’s why Johnson & Johnson’s Director of Corporate Communications for Social Media, Devon Eyer, says they’re using social media to develop relationships with “mom bloggers” and other influencers. In her presentation at SocialMedia.org’s

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Intel Capital Expands in Russia with New Investment Director

Intel Capital, Intel Corporation’s global investment and M&A organization, has announced the appointment of Kirill Cehoval as Director for Russia and CIS. Kirill Cehoval will work alongside Maxim Krasnykh, Intel Capital Director for Russia and CIS, to source new investment opportunities and manage portfolios in the region. Before joining Intel, Kirill served as Vice-President at Altera Capital, a $500 million

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Social Venture Partners Seeks Los Angeles Nonprofits for the Social Innovation Fast Pitch Program

Social Venture Partners seeks Los Angeles-area Nonprofits for the 2014 Social Innovation Fast Pitch program. Apply by July 9 for your chance to participate. Modeled on venture capital funding competitions, Fast Pitch helps organizations define their impact, powerfully communicate their vision, and raise more funds as a result. In an effort to support social entrepreneurs tackling some of this city’s toughest

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