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Very few companies have ever had such a crazy, tortuous, long pivot as Pandora.
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From Odeo and podcasts to a hackathon and the first seeds of what would become a globe-spanning social network, the Twitter creation story is perhaps the best-known example of the now-legendary startup pivot, the change that makes all the difference.
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Thinking about adjusting your original big idea? Lots of companies have made BIG pivots — if they hadn’t, Twitter would still be called Odeo and unsuccessfully publishing updates longer than 140 characters.
We asked 15 young entrepreneurs about the big …
“I’m just doing my best… and you can blame it all on me. It’s all my fault.”
These somber words are spoken with a genuine humility one seldom hears in the hustling, grandstanding world of technology startups. Seesmic founder Loic …
The pivot — it’s quickly become one of the most hated, worn-out words in the entrepreneur’s vocabulary.
Business model flopped? Pivot! Can’t get users? Pivot! Lukewarm reaction from press and investors? Rebrand and pivot!
Fab.com CEO Jason Goldberg pivoted in …
(Editor’s note: Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank is the author of Four Steps to the Epiphany. This story originally appeared on his blog.)
One of the key distinctions between an entrepreneur and an operating executive is an entrepreneur’s almost …
Sometimes, you learn that your company needs to pivot not by looking at the books, but by listening to your customer. Bill Gross, founder of Idealab, tells in this Entrepreneur Thought Leader Lecture, given at Stanford University, how he learned …
Nyoombl, which launched at the Spring 2010 DEMO conference, is making a pivot. Founded by Oladayo Olagunju to be the first company to offer a dead-simple solution for video conferencing on your television, the company is now moving to become …
Entrepreneur, blogger Jason Calacanis says entrepreneurs have to learn to pivot from one business to another when one plan isn’t working. Speaking at the Digital Life Design conference in Muich today, Calacanis said that he had to do just that …
(Editor’s note: Jason L. Baptiste is the CEO and co-founder of PadPressed and co-author of the OnStartups blog. This story originally appeared at that site.)
There’s always talk about a startup’s end game – whether it’s in the form of …
(Editor’s note: Scott Albro is CEO of Focus.com. He submitted this story to VentureBeat.)
Are start-ups entering a new golden age?
Ask a venture capitalist or banker that question and you’ll probably get “no” for an answer – and given …