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Nathaniel Whittemore

  1. How a Misfit Band of Startup Renegades is Trying to Bring Community Back to SXSWi

    At the heart of every entrepreneurial endeavor are three words: "What if we…"

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  2. Five Ways To Decide What To Build

    Skillshare founder Mike Karnjanaprakorn recently wrote a post titled, "Three Big Decisions Your Startup Will Make." In his estimation, "what to build" is the first decision that has the capacity to fundamentally break your startup.

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  3. Stop Clubbing, Baby Seals: The Rise Of The Internet's Self-Defense Militia

    History teaches us that social movements happen when people from different groups cease to see each other as fundamentally different and instead begin to include each other in their sense of shared experience and culture. As the Internet matures, it is developing its own shared culture, open to anyone, distinct from the analog world, and increasingly important enough to people that they are willing to defend it when it's threatened.

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  4. The Quiet Revolution in Social Impact

    There are currently 30 million African migrants who have left their home countries to find work elsewhere. They support more than 300 million people in their home countries, remitting essential food and goods, and in aggregate represent more than $10b in annual economic activity. This is an economy without an infrastructure, however, relying on informal channels and bribes to function.

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  5. Here Comes The Fund, Do Do Do Do, The Mega Fund

    In a blog post Tuesday, 3-year old venture firm Andreessen Horowitz announced its third fund, a $1.5 billion monster that brings the firm's total capital under management to $2.7 billion.

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  6. Don't Hide The Things You Suck At (So Far)

    You're an aspiring entrepreneur. You've been working on your idea for a few months and released your first product which, however gnarly, is proving that you're not crazy and there may be a there there.

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  7. 2012 Is The Year When Software Eats (The Rest Of) The World

    In the pantheon of "Apple" days, it is entirely possible that when we look back a decade from now, last week's education-focused announcements will stand next to the first iPod, the iPhone, and the iPad as a day that the entire future of an industry was reoriented.

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  8. How Stop SOPA Can Do What Occupy Wall Street Never Could

    This morning, the lights went out on the internet.

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