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Eight lessons the Winklevoss twins can teach us

Icon Written by CPorterEsq on April 12, 2011 – 1:46 pm

As you no doubt heard, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled yesteday that former Harvard University schoolmates of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg can’t undo their settlement over creation of the social networking site. Judge Kozinski said that Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss were “sophisticated parties”  and savvy enough to understand what they were agreeing to when they agreed to […]

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When starting a side business is a bad idea

Icon Written by CPorterEsq on December 2, 2010 – 5:05 pm

One of my favorite personal finance blogs, Free Money Finance, posted an interesting article yesterday on when it’s not a good idea for successful executives to start a side business. The gist of the argument goes like this: Starting a side business can be very lucrative, but it’s also eats into your valuable free time […]



Tim Westergren talks about entrepreneurship

Icon Written by CPorterEsq on November 4, 2010 – 4:57 pm

Tim Westergren, founder of Pandora (one of my absolute favorite things about the Internet), opens up in a 30-minute, two-part interview about the ups and downs of his journey as an entrepreneur. If you’re a startup founder, this is worth watching. They can’t teach you what Tim has been through in some startup school. Lessons […]