Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Enterpreneur: Challenge to High Tech Industries Unique Characteristic

  1. High risk- high reward model
  2. Quality, driven personnel- management & VC
  3. Not based on ‘normal’ key elements- revenue, EBITDA..
  4. Multiple shareholders
  5. Thin operation- clients, suppliers, employees, tangible assets, banks
  6. High dependency on key employees
  7. ‘Forward looking’ business model
  8. any more to add...??!!!

Sunday, September 27, 2009

BBC - The Quran and The Kalashnikov

BBC - The Quran and The Kalashnikov
Feb 6, 2008 - 47:32
A Brilliant BBC Documentary on the History of Islam and the armed conflicts it has fought around the world with initially the backing of the western countries around the world to the situation...

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When the Islamic Moors Ruled in Europe

When the Moors Ruled in Europe
May 26, 2006 - 1:42:01
This short documentary describes the glorious rule of Muslim Moors in what is now Spain. A forgotten history is remembered. 


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Monday, September 14, 2009

Innovation to Commercialization: Using Government Funding to Kick Start Your Start-Up

Panel :


Program Director, National Science Foundation, Small Business Innovation Research & Small Business Technology Transfer




Chief Technology Officer, Semprus Biosciences


Founder, Barrett Technology


Our fellow technopreneur in MIT and Stanford also apply for grant.. hehe.

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Reply to: Oracle To Increase Investment In SPARC and Solaris

"Ms. Kroes warned that the acquisition could hamper development of an important software product owned by Sun, which specializes in computer hardware. The product, MySQL, is the most widely used corporate database software in the world, and it competes with software produced by Oracle."

- NYTimes September 2009.

>> it all about open source software, not the hardware Mr. Larry Ellison.

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