Posts Tagged: dc tech community

Washington Area Faces The Tragedy of The Commons: How You Can Help Avert A Crisis

“The tragedy of the commons is a dilemma arising from the situation in which multiple individuals, acting independently, and solely and rationally consulting their own self-interest, will ultimately deplete a shared limited resource even when it is clear that it is not in anyone’s long-term interest for this to happen.” -Wikipedia As members of the… Read more »

SocialMatchbox News

A lot of you have asked us when the next Social Matchbox event will be and about what is coming up in the very near future so an update is warranted.  For starters, we have been working to recruit some new contributors to the SocialMatchbox.com blog who are have insights to share for entrepreneurs and… Read more »

Build An Advisory Board For My Startup Company

As a startup founder one of the biggest questions that you should be asking yourself is “how to build an advisory board my company” that will be made up of A+ people.  This will help you get through the challenges that you can predict and the many that you can’t.  Many of the startup founders… Read more »

It’s Not All About The Product

I hear from people all the time who talk to investors and walk away frustrated because the investor wasn’t impressed with their product.  In some cases it is because the investor doesn’t get the product.  The same is true of the investors.  This seems to be especially true for people pitching B2B and web based products.  The reasoning… Read more »

Lots of Titles, But Little Relevance To Employers

The lead story on the New York Times today tells the story of a “software engineer” who was replaced by an employer in an offshore location.  The writer paints a picture of this person with multiple degrees who is essentially well qualified and theoretically highly in demand because of her possession of multiple degrees.  I… Read more »