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Homebrew statt Digitalkommissar

Wir leben in aufregenden Zeiten. Die Sharing Economy schickt sich an, traditionellen Geschäftsmodellen das Wasser abzugraben. Was Airbnb für die Hotelbranche ist könnte Uber für das Taxikartell werden. 544 more words

Die Freie Welt

Who went to Burning Man?

Big events such as concerts, football games, and festivals typically bring a surge of economic activity around their venues. Burning Man, the annual art-nature-tech celebration that drew some 70,000 people to northern Nevada last month, is no different. 217 more words


Silicon Valley's secret deal whisperer steps out of the shadows

For the past few years, if you worked at a private Silicon Valley tech company and had some stock to sell, there was one man you could call: Barrett Cohn. 1,045 more words


The Return of the SoFA Street Fair

The SoFA Street Fair, one of the things that made San Jose cool in the nineties, is back! On Sunday, thousands of San Joseians gathered on South First Street to enjoy what’s left of summer by drinking some ice cold brews, dancing (or moshing) in the street, and listening to some excellent local music. 81 more words

The passing scene: Links & comments 9/16/14

Ukraine Offers Amnesty to Rebels by Mike Shedlock on Mish’s Global Trend Analysis (via Naked Capitalism).

President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine made a peace offer to separatist rebels in Donetsk and Luhansk, consisting of amnesty to helps, help in rebuilding, free local elections Nov. 274 more words

The Passing Scene

Accel Puts $8M Into Semmle To Grow Its Software Dev Analytics Platform

Semmle, a b2b startup with a business analytics platform that aims to optimize other companies’ IT projects by analyzing the quality of code their developers are writing and also by looking at factors such as how much money the business is spending on particular software development projects, has closed a new funding round — raising an $8 million Series A, led by Accel Partners. 843 more words