Tag: Predictions

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Tech Predictions for 2009

As we gear up for 2009, there remains many questions about the economy and the growth curve of the technology industry. As a team, we have come up with predictions for 2009. Ray Capece, Venture Files editor for Technosailor.com and I make our predictions. As always, these are predictions. Last […]

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The Dickensian 2008: A Look Back

This year might be the strangest year ever. It roared in with news of Robert Scoble having his Facebook account suspended for utilizing scripts to sync data between Plaxo and Facebook in violation of Facebook’s Terms of Service. Of course, the year ends with Facebook opening up fbConnect in a […]

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Pownce Dies, We Called It

The death of Pownce seems to have been a big news-getter. It’s unclear why except that star-power was behind the company (Kevin Rose of Digg, Ariel Waldman, Leah Culver). As noted in the myriad of echo chamber articles here, here, here, here, here and here (left unlinked because our policy […]

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Bubble, bubble, bubble – In Private Equity not Web 2.0 (Classic)

This is the first in an ongoing “Venture Files Classics” written by former Venture Files Editor Steven Fisher. The selections are chosen for historical reference as well as a notorious ability to be right. The original post from January 12 of 2007 can be found here Being a serial entrepreneur […]

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Venture Files Tech Predictions 2008

Well kids, its that time of year again. Resolutions and Predictions. As for resolutions, I need to lose weight but that will probably not happen so I will endeavor to breathe more regularly. I can definitely accomplish that. With that out of the way, let’s talk about Predicitions. From my […]

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Writing for B5 Media – Come on over to Startup Spark

Hello all, just wanted to let you know that I have been offered an opportunity to write for a great blog on the B5 Media Network. The blog is called Startup Spark and is similar to Venture Files but is a broader version on all types of entrepreneurship. I invite […]

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An Entrepreneur's View: 5 Things Digg needs to do or it will die in 2008

I was guest blogging for my friend Aaron Brazell who writes Technosailor. We live near each other and run into each other at Starbucks living the Bedoin lifestyle. We talk alot about the techology scene and I made the comment that Digg would be dead or made irrelevant by next […]

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Predictions 2007 – Gaming Industry

I don’t have alot on the gaming business right now. I might be burned out from the prediction thing. Nevertheless, there are three major things I am seeing that will happen in 2007. MMORPG’s are going to connect at a meta level. Someone is going to create a true metaverse […]

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2007 Predictions – Web 2.0 Landscape

The whole web 2.0 is just so over. Everything labeled 2.0 is stupid and it is a short term mistake because now that you have versions you won’t have long term innovation. Here is my two cents on the market for 2007: Digg – They have set off a revolution […]

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2007 Predictions – Apple

There are tons of blogs doing predictions and Macworld rumor control. Macworld and the reactivation of the reality distortion field (RDF) will be in full effect in a few days. I take an approach that is different and looks more at obvious trends than wild guesses. To sum it up: […]

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