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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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AlwaysOn – Top 10 Internet Trends Creating the Biggest Business Opportunities For Entrepreneurs

Our friends at the AlwaysOn Network prepared a list of the top 10 Internet trends creating the biggest business opportunities for entrepreneurs in the next 5 years. This great information and more will be presented and debated at their AlwaysOn annual Silicon Valley Innovation Summit on July 29th and 30th at the Computer History in Mountain View. AlwaysOn’s Silicon Valley

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Harvard Business School Study – Venture Capitalists and Collabration to Exits

The more affinity there is between two Venture Capitalists investing in a firm, the less likely the firm will succeed, according to research by Harvard Business School researchers Paul Gompers, Yuhai Xuan and Vladimir Mukharlyamov. In venture capital, friendship can be expensive. Using the VC industry as a testing ground, the authors seek to answer two questions about collaboration: What

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Fenwick Report on ABC v. Aereo What the Supreme Court Decided - And What It Did Not

On June 25, 2014, a 6-3 majority of the Supreme Court held that Aereo’s service that allows customers to view over-the-air TV broadcasts via the internet violated the public performance right under the Copyright Act. Applying what the dissent characterized as “an improvised standard (‘looks-like-cable-TV’),” the majority held that Aereo infringed copyrights owned by television networks. The Court was extraordinarily

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