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Risk Takers – Pogoplug and RedLaser

It is so nice to be back in Boulder after my 10 hours trip home from New York yesterday that included a lot of time on tarmacs, a diverted landing in Colorado Springs, and an I-25 road trip.  I really want a personal portable teleportation machine. I’m about to head out for a run but…

eBay Acquires RedLaser

Another TechStars company has been acquired.  Well – part of it has been acquired.  Today it was announced that eBay has acquired the RedLaser product from Occipital. The Occipital guys tell the story in their post titled Arrival at the Launchpad. Occipital’s founders – Jeff and Vikas – are the epitome of bootstrap entrepreneurs.  Every…

Startupbootcamp – TechStars Global Affiliate in Compenhagen

Recently, TechStars began expanding outside the United States through its new TechStars Global Affiliate program.  From experience, we know that investing internationally from the United States is difficult.  However, the demand from entrepreneurs throughout the world for a TechStars-like program has been substantial.  So, TechStars opted for an affiliate model which gives the local partner the…

Founders 2010 #4: Let’s Be Honest

Your friends Jason and Brad make guest appearance, as does the infamous Do Not Call list. "Let’s Be Honest" The Founders | TechStars Boulder | Episode 4 from TechStars on Vimeo.

Founders 2010 #3: Be Fearless. Today.

One of my often quoted lines is that “fear is a useless emotion in business.”  Sure – self doubt enters the picture on occasion and there are plenty of dark days, but why be fearful of anything?  There’s just no value in it.  Watch as some of the TechStars founders confront some new and exciting…

Interested In The World Cup? Play StarStreet Sports

The TechStars Boston 2010 program finished up the other day.  I was at investor day and it was awesome to see how far the ten companies came over the last 90 days, especially since I was there on the first day of the program and really had a baseline perspective. If you follow my twitter…

Founders 2010 – #2: The Innovation Lab

And now, on the eve of TechStars Boston 2010 Demo Day, here is your weekly dose of The Founders video series. If you are going to be in Boston tonight at TechStars Demo Day, I’ll see you there! "The Innovation Lab" The Founders | TechStars Boulder | Episode 2 from TechStars on Vimeo.

Pick Your 2% And Own It

I’ve always enjoyed hanging out with Om Malik.  We’ve had a handful of nice, relaxed discussions about some deep stuff.  Last week I took a break from Google I/O and spent an hour and a half with him.  We spent about an hour talking about life and some very personal things and then did a…

The Founders 2010 Episode 1: The Question is Why

We’re doing the TechStars Founders video series again this year. The Rackspace Cloud has sponsored the series so look for some new and exciting twists.  Episode 1 follows! "The Question is Why" The Founders | TechStars Boulder | Episode 1 from TechStars on Vimeo.

The Founders 2010 Starts Tomorrow

Here’s Teaser #2 for the TechStars The Founders 2010 video series, which stars airing at 9am MST starting tomorrow.  "David Cohen" The Founders | TechStars Boulder | Teaser 02 from TechStars on Vimeo. It’s going to be better than the finale of Lost.  I promise.