Stats on blog readers and venture capital

"3% of Americans read blogs daily"http://topix.net/ "Top US venture capital locations: Silicon Valley, New England, New York City"http://www.itfacts.biz/index.php?id=P3025 "Top industries for venture investments in 2004: software, biotech, telecom"http://www.itfacts.biz/index.php?id=P3023

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Congratulations! Morphisec raises $7M

Israeli startup Morphisec, which develops cyber security prevention and detection tools, has closed a $7 million Series A funding round led by Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), GE Ventures, Deutsche Telekom, Portage Advisors llc., and OurCrowd. The company has raised $8.5 million to date, including this financing round. http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-israeli-cyber-security-startup-morphisec-raises-7m-1001071492

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Cyber Tech 2015 – It’s a Wrap

It has been a crazy two days at Israel’s Cyber Tech 2015…in a good way! The exhibition hall was split into three sections: the booths of the established companies, the startups pavilion and the Cyber Spark arena. It was like examining an x-ray of the emerging cyber industry in Israel, where on one hand you …

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Counter Attacks – Random Thoughts

The surging amount of cyber attacks against companies and their dear consequences pushes companies to the edge. Defensive measures can go only so far in terms of effectiveness, assuming they are fully deployed which is also far from being the common case. Companies are too slow to react to this new threat which is caused …

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Web 2.0 Visibility Shift

  I’ve read Robert Scobble analysis on MSN Spaces – MSN Spaces Numbers – and I grasped another major difference between web 2.0 companies and other software/technology companies. There are today numerous tools and ways to easily evaluate the success of a web 2.0 venture. This visibility affects tremendously relationship with VCs, consumer confidence and …

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Why core blogosphere companies are sold too early?

There are rumors nowadays about the possibility of Technorati being sold to Yahoo or Google and the large volume of commenting made me think whether companies such as Bloglines (sold to Ask Jeeves) or now Technorati are looking to exit the game too early. I do think that it all depends on the promise RSS …

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Why CEO should blog – my personal experience

Amanda Watlington relates to USAToday article on Blogging and CEO on a post Blogs and Feeds: CEO Blogs — Where Angels(?) Fear to Tread. I am a CEO of a new venture company and a blogger for the last four months and I wanted to write down what do I get from it: 1) Feedback …

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