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Economic Principles Return circa 2001

Economic Principles Return circa 2001 Originally printed in one of the boom time internet magazines, one of my co workers from the period saw one of my recent articles and dug this one up and send to me.  I wonder … Continue reading

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Same Page from Go

Co-founder Wayne Yamamoto joined us in our reminiscing. He tweeted this image from our first pitch presentation. From the very beginning MerchantCircle has been on the same page as Reply!. We had no idea then, we’d end up as a … Continue reading

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Mesmo Deal Update

An update on a great deal Mesmo is a deal I mentioned before.  I did it around the same time I did Tapulous.  Davin was a guy doing a bit of advisory work for MerchantCircle when he founded it.  I … Continue reading

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Revenue is a Drug

Revenue is a drug.. I have heard a number of times how venture capital is a drug, it is addictive to some entreprenuers, and of course never confuse raising venture money with success. Today I heard another good one.  Revenue … Continue reading

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A’s Baseball

A’s Baseball We are approaching baseball season.  As a 20 year season ticket holder for the A’s this is always an exciting time.  (yes I know that the bowls just got over and the SuperBowl still has to happen, but … Continue reading

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Giving Up and Setbacks

One of the companies I work with had a big set back today..or at least they think so. They had a venture firm they really liked say thier deal needed some work.  It is a great deal with a great … Continue reading

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Happy Ben

Got to love when you go to a business meeting in a nice downtown and end up at a place named Happy Ben’s when your name is Ben.  Gives you some confidence that things are going to go pretty well. … Continue reading

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