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I first met Anthony Smith a good few years ago when he was a student on the long since disappeared Postgraduate Diploma in Antiquarian Bookselling course we used to run in conjunction with the School of Library, Archive and Information Studies (SLAIS) at London University.   773 more words

Booksellers

Harvard i-lab | Startup Secrets: Turning Products into Companies


You’ve figured out your value prop, you’ve got a great product under development. Now what? How can you develop a roadmap to build a company? VCs often qualify deals as being a “feature” a “product” or a “company.” Which do you have and how will you get where you want to go? 61 more words

Entrepreneurship

Harvard i-lab | Founding a Tech Startup in Silicon Valley - The Good, Bad, and Ugly with Raj Kapoor


This is a discussion with successful entrepreneur/VC Raj Kapoor. Raj is the Managing Director of the Mayfield Fund, the cofounder/CEO of Snapfish, and now founder of “cofounder.co.” He discusses his new model, cofounder.co, which is designed to help new entrepreneurs cofound companies in the Bay Area, giving them the benefit of experience and his broad network.

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Innovation

Harvard i-lab | You Have a Great Idea and Nobody Cares


You have a great idea and nobody cares: How to figure out who cares and how to get them to buy from you.
Richard Banfield in this video will give you the essential tools to identify who your customers are and what the various touch points will be along their journey with your product or service. 30 more words

Innovation & Creativity

Retail's Big Show 2015 - Best Featured Products

In the iLab (Booth 1151), NRF attendees were able to see, touch and experience some of the most interesting and innovative products finding their way into the marketplace (and some that are still on the drawing board) from the worlds of health, food and beauty to home decor, personal technology, wearables, sustainable living and more. 277 more words

Featured

World Rare Book Day

I naturally like to regale the family over the supper table with all the latest news from the world of rare books.  The family is slightly ambivalent about this: stifled yawns sometimes remain unstifled; eyes are exaggeratedly rolled; fathomless stupefactions of chronic boredom are elaborately mimed, and silent departures from the table to go and have a lie down are by no means unknown. 923 more words

Booksellers

With summer here, it’s that time again for Full Figure Fashion Week on June 16 to the 21 in New York City. As the years have gone by, this event has grown exponentially with more and media coverage. 34 more words