Category Archives: amplafi

The joys of starting my own company

Dealmaker (Go-to-market panel)

Moderator: Vineet Buch, Partner, BlueRun Ventures Panelists: • Charlene Li, VP & Principal Analyst, FORRESTER RESEARCH • Jason Oberfest, VP Business Development, MYSPACE.COM • Sergio Monsalve, Principal, NORWEST VENTURE PARTNERS • Deborah Shultz, Strategist, DEBORAHSCHULTZ.COM Charlene: 10million uniques/month for general … Continue reading

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Super-Models of Social Media panel

Panel: Nicolas Kardas – sr. product manager windows live platform (microsoft) jim Scheinman (EIR – CRV) Steve Jang CMO & Hwead of Business Development Imeem) Mark Silva, Founder/Manage Director Real Branding. Super models: facebook, hi5 social media – helping social … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 sites have no “value” (but they are still worth something)

Last night, I went to an SVASE talk by Geoffrey Moore of MDV. I won the iPod Touch! Thanks SurfaceInk! (Bit of funniness the talk was held at Microsoft’s campus 🙂 ) He gave a work-in-progress talk on his effort … Continue reading

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What a great list….

Rick Segal’s explanation of how JLA Ventures does the investment process. I really wish more vc’s would do this.

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What is wrong with organizing today

This email is an example of everything that is wrong with grassroots organizing today: To NARP Members, August 9, 2006– The budget battles of recent years make it clear that Amtrak’s critics are out to get rid of all long … Continue reading

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BayPartners (Facebook AppCamp)

Angela Strange BayPartners (VC firm) They have a fund targeted at social networking applications, not just facebook applications. (Once again notes will be edited as time permits) 300 million fund looking to fund applications that are built on f8 or … Continue reading

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Sometrics (Facebook AppCamp)

Presenter: Sometrics (missing card right now) Claim to give better data on who the best users are. social metrics – sometrics more than just traffic — impressions, uniques, visits … go deeper. only 10 friends but converts 10 friends — … Continue reading

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Mike Sego (Facebook AppCamp)

Presenter: Mike Sego Fluff-Friends Fastest growing “pets” application on facebook. (Notes will be edited as time permits) Secret to success is being “cute” — emotional connection Pushing information into newsfeed runs risk of flooding newsfeed with too much information. First … Continue reading

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RockYou (Facebook AppCamp)

Held 20 Oct 2007. This batch of notes is not mine, so it will probably not be edited too much. Presenter: Eric Yieh RockYou – Facebook, is 7x more viral than bebo. because of there – superwall, Xme, zombies/vampires, – … Continue reading

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Blake Commagere (Facebook App-Camp notes)

Presenter: Blake Commagere Founder, VP of Engineering & CMO Mogad, Inc. Create the Vampire App for Facebook platform. Also work heavily on the Causes Facebook application. (Notes are raw and unedited, editing will occur as I get the chance!) most … Continue reading

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