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3 reasons why Tesla can scale where others have failed

Tesla rocked the automotive world last month with news that it plans to build a 5 GW lithium ion battery plant in the United States. That’s huge: 5 GW is equivalent to all of the world’s current battery production, so, Tesla will basically double global battery manufacturing.

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One Kings Lane makes data count, drives bigger sales with fewer emails

At GrowthBeat, One Kings Lane will show how it uses platforms like CommandIQ to build unified profiles from its customers’ multiple digital bread crumbs and then design A/B testing campaigns to send fewer emails with much better chances of driving purchases.

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Mobile first? Forget it: Go mobile second — you'll live longer

For some startups, going mobile first will kill you, while going mobile second will let you live long and prosper. Here are four things VCs will tell you about going mobile first — and how to answer each one.

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Meet 14 of the richest tech tycoons from around the world

Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, and Jeff Bezos are among some of the wealthiest tech tycoons here in the U.S., but there are plenty of extremely wealthy tech executives across the globe who are making major contributions to their country’s tech scenes.

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VCs, your words need to match your actions

Almost exactly a year ago I wrote a post Your Words Should Match Your Actions. It was a generic rant that resulted from me watching a couple of VCs blow up their reputations with entrepreneurs I know because of how they treated them.