Category Archives: 5-10 min read

$20 million error: Case study in tech product development (Part 2 of 3)

5 min read [Go back to Part 1:  Problem] Part 2: Solution (March-June 2015) Creative problem-solving Diplomatically communicating the router …

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Probabilistic projection modeling (Part 1): Using Excel

5 min read How many units of networking hardware will we need to buy from our wholesale supplier over the …

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Gullibility vs Blindness: How many people should I survey?

7 min read Market research studies can have sample sizes from the single digits to many hundreds. So, how should …

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Raising capital for early-stage businesses (Part 4 of 9): Crowdfunding regulation, distilled

SEC Regulation D exempts private placements from SEC registration (which is an expensive and time-consuming process).  Regulation D details the …

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Raising capital for early-stage businesses (Part 8 of 9): Selecting an investment crowdfunding portal

Portal listing process Screening.  Issuer applies to portal with minimal documentation. Evaluation.  Portal requests more extensive information, if interested.  Back-and-forth …

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Raising capital for early-stage businesses (Part 9 of 9): Investment crowdfunding on your own website  

Rather than apply to a third-party funding portal, a company can choose to build a proprietary fundraising website for the …

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Protected: “The Vail Way” (satirical cartoon)

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The (alleged) dog poo problem

6 min read Non-dog people like to complain about how much dog poo they encounter all over creation – and …

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