Entrepreneurial

Q&A with Silicon Valley “Godfather” Steve Blank

October 9, 2012

For those who don’t have a Silicon Valley area code, Steve Blank likely doesn’t have much name recognition. But amongst the Apples, Googles and Facebooks of the world, Blank enjoys iconic status. Blank says he gets asked for autographs just walking down the street in Palo Alto, where he teaches entrepreneurship at Stanford. Some young entrepreneurs reverentially refer to the 59-year-old as: “The Godfather.”

from MediaFile:

Inkling launches digital textbooks 2.0 for iPads

September 6, 2011

Apple dominates the tablet market -- its iOS tablet software accounted for more than 60 percent of the tablet market in the second quarter, while Google's Android made up about 30 percent, according to Strategy Analytics. So it's no surprise that more than 40 educational institutions  in the United States either require or recommend in-coming freshman or first-years come equipped with an iPad.

How much money do I need for my startup?

By Guest Contributor
August 12, 2011

– Tim Berry is the president and founder of Palo Alto Software. This post originally appeared on his blog, “Planning, Startups, Stories”. The views expressed are his own. –

from Environment Forum:

Is Bloom Energy the next GE?

February 23, 2010

sridhar

Updated on Feb 24.

The blogosphere is rumbling with anticipation of the  "Bloom Box", a pint-sized "power plant" that could change the way we power our homes and offices forever.