Posts Tagged ‘Finance’

A Web 2.0 of Small Business Solutions – FreshBooks, Outright, BatchBlue, MailChimp & Shoeboxed

Icon Written by Alora on May 3, 2009 – 7:42 pm

What do FreshBooks, Shoeboxed, BatchBlue, MailChimp and Outright all have in common? Aside from being Web 2.0 businesses who serve the small business market, they are also the founding member organizations of The Small Business Web. An exciting initiative that launched earlier this year, The Small Business Web is a partnership of businesses dedicated to […]

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Interactive Austin Keynote Videos

Icon Written by Alora on April 30, 2009 – 7:58 pm

The second annual Interactive Austin Conference has wrapped up, and in true social media fashion, there is no shortage of online accounts of the day’s activities (with more to be coming over the next few days, no doubt). Online already are keynote coverage posts by Ricci Neer, for each Dion Hinchcliffe, Sam Lawrence and whurley. […]

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To VC or Not to VC, That is the Question

Icon Written by Alora on April 15, 2009 – 10:45 am

Last night I was reading a very interesting Harvard Business Review article by Umair Haque called Five Problems Venture Capitalists Should Have Solved (But Didn’t). Admittedly, I know very little about the world of venture capital (hence the reading), but this made me think of a panel I attended at SXSWi and he raised a […]

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Buzzphrase: "Alignment with the business"

Icon Written by Alora on May 18, 2008 – 2:06 pm

Of all the most ludicrous phrases in the world, this one may be my favorite. As someone who grew up in family-owned business, and whose career started out in start-up environments, I am used to very all-for-one/one-for-all type of environments. If something needs to be done, then do it. No one says, “It’s not my […]

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