Tuesday , June 30 2015

Top 10 Early-Stage Venture Capital Deals of 2014 (VC 100)

It’s common for the largest deals to come from bold-faced names, as we saw with Uber, Airbnb, Dropbox and others who expanded in 2014. However, last year’s most interesting developments came from some of the youngest companies. Tracking deal activity at these smaller firms can act as a window into which sectors are poised to grow and how both ...

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RICG Responsive Images For WordPress

I recently teamed up with Mat Marquis of the Responsive Images Community Group to help integrate responsive images into the WordPress platform. We decided to refactor a plugin that I had built several months ago, hoping that it would lead to a more useable and performant solution. After months of ...

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The CEO Of The Future Is A “Designer-In-Chief”


A century ago, the CEO was a fearsome whip-cracker. Fifty years ago, he was motivator dangling corporate incentives. And now, according to the 2015 Wolff Olins Leadership Report, the CEO has evolved into something new: The designer-in-chief of corporate culture, a mentoring figurehead who gets into the trenches with his ...

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Billion dollars companies by women

When you’re running a billion-dollar tech company, there isn’t a lot of time to stop running, step back, and take in all that you’ve built. For Eventbrite’s Julia Hartz, those moments have probably happened twice. Once was in 2008 when she was in the hospital after giving birth to her ...

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