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Web 3.0 Smartups: the New Web Business Space

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

<Smartups Series Part 4 of 5>

This is the fourth article in my five-part series about Powering Startups to Become Smartups. In part 1, we discussed why Web-2.0 startups were stuck in the box and how in-the-box thinking leads to missed opportunities. In part 2, we discussed the most salient aspect of Web 3.0, the Web of Data and the emergence of the Social Web. Read more »

New Equity Offering Model: the Semi-Public Market

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Corporations have a fiduciary responsibility to their debt and equity holders—collectively called their stakeholders. But when a company decides to issue stock in the public market, they lose significant control over how their shares are valued and traded. This is deemed acceptable, of course, because there are many shareholder advantages when a private company goes public.

With the recent meltdown in the global-financial system, it became apparent that risky-trading behavior is a rampant, real issue in financial markets. Read more »