A bit of Humor. I am writing coz i have some time, and this site has a humor section … and i don’t own a blog (yet) to backlink. You are reading, possibly because you also have some time. Nice, but then don’t complain. Even VCs read humor section these days (yes, i have heard). […]
Among various benefits internet offers to its users, â€œVoice of the customerâ€ is one of the most powerful tools. The notion â€œCustomer is the Kingâ€ is absolute reality in the internet age. Let me share a recent real life incident in which I personally experienced the power of being online. Last year I bought a […]
Here is the funny lists of sites and its registrants. Domain Name: HOMEGAINSUCKS.COM Registrant:HomeGain.com, Inc. created: 2004 ——————————- Domain Name: ZILLOWSUCKS.COM Registrant:Zillow.com Created on: 2005 ——————————- Domain Name: TRULIASUCKS.COM Registrant:Trulia Created on: 2005 ——————————- Domain name: upssucks.com Registrant:United Parcel Service Created on: 1997 ——————————- Domain Name: googlesucks.com Registrant:Google Inc. Created on: 1999 ——————————- Domain Name: […]
Bessemer Ventures has a fascinating page on what they call their “anti-portfolio” — basically, companies that they refused to invest in, that went on to become HUGE successes. In Bessemer’s case, these include Apple, eBay, Fedex, google, and Intel. I think this is a great idea, especially if the various GPs at Bessemer (and other […]
India Today has a cover story on Wired Generation – dont know whether its humor or satire of India’s most respect editorial team to have claimed “most of India’s 200 million middle class homes now have computers”! And this is a managing editor… not once but twice in the same article! Now just wait and […]
I tried 43 new features of the ‘all new Scorpio’. Would you care to join me for a ride!?
This is via Rishab from silklist. A web2.0 startup Kiko which was into AJAX based online calendering was sold on ebay for just over $250K. I guess they matched up with Google at least in the style of exit if nothing else! Here’s the auction link.
It really depends on who you ask….. PAT BUCHANAN: To steal the job of a decent, hardworking American. DR SEUSS: Did the chicken cross the road? Did he cross it with a toad? Yes, the chicken crossed the road, but why it crossed I’ve not been told. GRANDPA: In my day we didn’t ask why […]
Peter Rip of Leapfrog Ventures has a humorous piece on On Everything 2.0 and takes a dig the 2.0 trend with Arithmetic 2.0. Then he gets serious with Venture Capital 2.0 a series on paridgm shift in the (IT) VC space. First in the series, Venture 2.0 – Preamble traces the The sequential evolution of […]
It is humorous, and educative. Check it out. Other posts are also worth a read. I love the tactful useage black and white images from yore.
Here is an interesting and humourus book on startup failures and success: Ideas for a new venture arrive with a moment of blinding insight. Some start as accidents; otheres take us years of wandering effort to gel the real concept into shape. Regardless of the cause, for most new ventures, the flash of inspiration is […]