February 11, 2011

Startup 101: Put the product first, revenue will follow

by Jessica Valenzuela

Social activity in Manhattan from The Hotlist, a mobile startup.   Advice from three startups on the digital creation process In any project you decide to embrace, there are key ingredients that must fall into place to build a solid foundation for success. We caught up with a number of new mobile and Web app startups and a user experience … Continue reading

December 20, 2010

What to look for in social media execution

by Jessica Valenzuela

You’re not a techie nor a media person and don’t know anything about social media tools? Start small. Really small. Continue reading

October 12, 2010

FleetWeek 2010: Adventures with Scribd

by Jessica Valenzuela

FleetWeek San Francisco 2010, Adventures With Scribd   I’ve been wanting to use Scribd to share more anecdotal experiences. Today, I did just that. Check it out and let me know what you think. You can download my FleetWeek 2010 San Francisco Adventures With Scribd. It is free (unlike many of the presentations on Scribd). The story is accompanied with … Continue reading

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October 8, 2010

Sliderocket: Making presentations more engaging

by Jessica Valenzuela

Last Friday I was invited back to the Sliderocket office to preview the latest enhancements to their software. Sliderocket is one of the many startups I discovered while hanging out for the summer in San Francisco Bay Area networking and kiteboarding. In August I wrote about Presentations in the Cloud. I was excited when I learned about Sliderocket as a … Continue reading

October 4, 2010

5 standout start-ups that rocked TechCrunch Disrupt

by Jessica Valenzuela

The Hotlist, DataSift, MobilePay are worth a look for businesses & individuals At last week’s TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco, I met a number of startups that I thought were really cool. They may not have made it to the Top 7, and they didn’t win the TechCrunch cup, but I think these are companies that will be useful … Continue reading

September 28, 2010

Highlights of TechCrunch Disrupt day one

by Jessica Valenzuela

Voice-based search, cloud-based services & much more Ialmost didn’t make it to my first TechCrunch Disrupt because of client work, but I managed to make the trek in, all revved for disruption! Battlefield Session 1 Disruptors The complete list of all Tech Crunch Disrupt presenters showed a wide range of start-ups and business models. A few that stood out in … Continue reading

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