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Stop Giving Me Bad Advice! A Flowchart All Startup Founders Will Enjoy - Posted October 11, 2013
Although it's true that knowledge is power, it's equally true that you have a finite amount of brain space. Meaning, if someone gives you a bunch of useless information, it's going to push out something more valuable (as demonstrated here by SocialTimes's favorite physician, Dr. Perry Cox from Scrubs.) Luckily, if you're... [SocialTimes.com]

Opineer.com Makes It Easy for Startup Entrepreneurs to Share and Discuss Ideas - Posted October 9, 2013
Startup: Opineer.com Founder: Sean Kim, CEO Launched: July 31, 2013 In the early days of social media, sites such as Netscape, Digg and Newsvine allowed users to submit content and then discuss it with the community. While Netscape faded into oblivion, MSNBC acquired Newsvine and was essentially integrated into the comments section. This kind... [AllFacebook]

Opineer.com Makes It Easy for Startup Entrepreneurs to Share and Discuss Ideas - Posted October 9, 2013
Startup: Opineer.com Founder: Sean Kim, CEO Launched: July 31, 2013 In the early days of social media, sites such as Netscape, Digg and Newsvine allowed users to submit content and then discuss it with the community. While Netscape faded into oblivion, MSNBC acquired Newsvine and was essentially integrated into the comments section. This kind... [SocialTimes.com]

What Every Semantic Startup Should Know - Posted June 20, 2013
Earlier this week The Semantic Web Blog gave you an in-depth look at the winner of the Semantic Web Startup Competition at the recent Semantic Technology and Business conference (see story here). ... [semanticweb.com]

TipSense Apps Make Your Decisions Easier - Posted April 4, 2013
Josh Constine of TechCrunch recently shared some of the cooler features of TipSense, a great company from last year's SemTechBiz Start-Up Competition. Constine writes, "No one wants to read th... [semanticweb.com]

"Top Semantic Start-Up" Competition - Open for Submissions! - Posted March 7, 2013
The preliminary program for the upcoming Semantic Technology & Business ... [semanticweb.com]

2013 Semantic Technology & Business Conference - Program Announced - Posted March 6, 2013
The highly-anticipated program for the Semantic Technology and Business Conference (#SemTechBiz), June 2-5, 2013 in San Francisco has been announced. The conference returns to the Hilton Union Square for four comprehensive days of fresh insight and immersive learning from global experts. #SemTechBiz brings together today's industry thought leaders and practitioners to... [AllTwitter]

2013 Semantic Technology & Business Conference - Program Announced - Posted March 6, 2013
The highly-anticipated program for the Semantic Technology and Business Conference (#SemTechBiz), June 2-5, 2013 in San Francisco has been announced. The conference returns to the Hilton Union Square for four comprehensive days of fresh insight and immersive learning from global experts. #SemTechBiz brings together today's industry thought leaders and practitioners to... [semanticweb.com]

Google Opens New Start-up Community Center in Israel - Posted December 10, 2012
Google has opened a new community center in Israel where entrepreneurs and developers can meet to work on new projects. The Campus is located in the heart of the entrepreneurial community in downtown Tel Aviv. Here's a summary of what's inside: We offer a space for dev... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Co-Founder's Company Gets Big Backing - Posted July 23, 2012
Facebook Co-Founder Dustin Moskovitz founded wo... [AllFacebook]

Break into Business Mags With Inc. - Posted April 24, 2012
If you've been following start-up culture and are looking to break into business magazines, you might find a home in Inc. While Inc. occupies the same shelf space of other business publications like Entrepreneur, Fast Company and Forbes, the magazine has a distinction that separates itself from i... [TVSpy]

Break into Business Mags With Inc. - Posted April 24, 2012
If you've been following start-up culture and are looking to break into business magazines, you might find a home in Inc. While Inc. occupies the same shelf space of other business publications like Entrepreneur, Fast Company and Forbes, the magazine has a distinction that separates itself from i... [10,000 Words]

Earn $2 a Word for Startup Stories - Posted April 24, 2012
While Inc. occupies the same shelf space of other business publications like Entrepreneur, Fast Company and Forbes, the magazine has a distinction that separates itself from its competitors. "We are a magazine about people who are incredibly passionate and have the will to start a business from scratch," ... [FishbowlLA]

#SemTechBiz Start-Up Contest - Deadline Extension and Judges Announced - Posted April 20, 2012
SemanticWeb.com and parent company WebMediaBrands recently announced a contest to earn the title ... [semanticweb.com]

#SemTechBiz Start-up Contest - 3 Weeks Left to Enter! - Posted April 3, 2012
SemanticWeb.com and parent company ... [AllTwitter]

Word to Semantic Web Startups: The JOBS Act Is On - Posted March 28, 2012
If there's one thing the Semantic Web arena is full of, it is start-ups. In fact, the slew of creative and innovative ideas out there coming from young companies is one of the reasons for the first Start-Up Competition to be held at the Semantic Tech & Business... [semanticweb.com]

Start-Up Contest at #SemTechBiz SF Announced - Posted March 9, 2012
SemanticWeb.com and parent company ... [AllTwitter]

Start-Up LiveFyre Makes Blogs More Interactive - Posted October 25, 2011
Semantic start-up LiveFyre is working to make comments real-time and more interactive: "Comments, Jordan Kretchmer believes, missed the transition to the social web. 'I looked at the space of how conversations were happening onlin... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic Web Jobs: Overview - Posted July 18, 2011
Overview, a new open-source visualization software project, is looking for two Developers in New York. The post states, "The project is called Overview. You can read about it at overview.ap.org. It's going ... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic Start-Up B-Sm@rk Gives Users 32 Ways to Express Themselves - Posted June 20, 2011
A new Dublin-based start-up called B-Sm@rk promises a semantic tagging tool that allows people "to register instantly how they feel about and react to a product, event, web content or brand." According to the article, "The company claims its first product MySmark is five times more effective than the now-familiar 'Like'... [semanticweb.com]

Klout Expands its Influence to LinkedIn - Posted June 16, 2011
According to a recent article, "Klout, a startup that ... [semanticweb.com]

Saplo Releases a Language Independent Text Analysis API - Posted June 1, 2011
Saplo, a Swedish semantic web start-up has released a new text analysis API. The tool "should help developers build tools to tap into the company's semantic technology platform. Thi... [semanticweb.com]

Introducing Buyosphere - Posted April 28, 2011
A new article takes a look at Buyosphere, a semantic start-up in the e-commerce realm... [semanticweb.com]

Lessons From Risking It All For A Journalism Start-Up That Fails - Posted March 11, 2011
[caption id="attachment_2688" align="alignright" width="236" caption="Photo courtesy Daniel Victor"][/caption] Many a journalist wonders what it would be like to leave the beat for the blog, but few act on the curiosity. They prize traits in their employers like stability, history and health insurance. During his four yea... [TVSpy]

Lessons From Risking It All For A Journalism Start-Up That Fails - Posted March 11, 2011
[caption id="attachment_2688" align="alignright" width="236" caption="Photo courtesy Daniel Victor"][/caption] Many a journalist wonders what it would be like to leave the beat for the blog, but few act on the curiosity. They prize traits in their employers like stability, history and health insurance. During his four yea... [10,000 Words]

Longtime Texas Monthly Editor To Launch Non-Profit News Site - Posted July 17, 2009
Evan Smith, the president and editor-in-chief of Texas Monthly said today that he will be stepping down next month in order to take a job as founding CEO of the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Longtime Texas Monthly Editor To Launch Non-Profit News Site - Posted July 17, 2009
Evan Smith, the president and editor-in-chief of Texas Monthly said today that he will be stepping down next month in order to take a job as founding CEO of the ... [FishbowlNY]

Panel: Business Models and Market Opportunities for Semantic Start-Ups - SemTech 2009 Audio - Posted July 6, 2009
Greg Boutin, GrowthRoute Ventures William Mougayar, Eqentia, Inc. Fraser Kelton, AdaptiveBlue Inc We will review the state of semantic technologies as a business, discuss the near future, and exchange suggestions with entrepreneurs in the space. In particular, marketing semantic applications presents a challenging paradox: attracting early-adopters by promoting Semantic technology alienates main stream consumers;... [semanticweb.com]

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