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Monthly Archives: April 2010

Naming Your Company – A Venture Capitalist Tells You How

Mark Suster is a 2x entrepreneur turned Venture Capitalist. He joined GRP Partners in 2007 as a General Partner after selling his company to Salesforce.com. He focuses on early-stage technology companies. He is also the host of This Week In Venture Capital, a new show on Jason Calacanis’s ThisWeekIn.com network of web shows. In the […]

Giant Enemy Crab! GiantEnemyCrab.com

“Giant Enemy Crab” shows over a half million results in Google. The downside of an instant brand for your band (startup, app, game) is that you’ll have to work a little harder for that top score in the search engines.

Crowdsourced Recipe Platform Wecipe.com / Wecipes.com

Sure it’s a little wonky to say, but in fact, it is a perfect name for a crowdsourced cooking site. Short, defensible, and unforgettable. A recipe we made, a wecipe!

If You Didn’t Know What An Mp3 Is, Why Did You Register The Domain?

Ultimate early internet domain name play story. In this excerpt Michael Robertson tells how he came to own mp3.com and what happened when he ‘turned on’ the traffic. (Click arrow to play audio clip) Michael Robertson tells the story of mp3.com. In addition to starting mp3.com (later sold to Vivendi), Michael Robertson founded Lindows (Linspire) […]