Australia Enterprise: list of business online communities

A “top list” of social networks and online communities for business and corporate. Not blogs – they must have community features of many-to-many discussions, leaders, UGC etc.  Here’s my Australian list: Aussie Innovation – drupal site with forums and so on. Aussie Tycoon – vBulletin forum for entrepreneurs Australian Businesswomen’s Network – run mentoring programs…

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Monetize: Social Media Proprietors

.. so what is a “social media proprietor”? And how is s/he different from a blogger? Dunno, don’t ask me. Google it…. uh oh, we are both in trouble. The only response from Google on “social media proprietor(s)” are MY presentations. So either they don’t exist, have another name or … I’m the first one…

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The coming Tech Bust

I can’t wait for YouTube to crash (DotCom 2.0 Crash – UGC Tears before bedtime) – better sooner than later, we’ll lose some videos but it’ll make us wake up ethics and need to secure our user generated content on sharing sites. I also figure we’ll move away from centralised hosting services with locked down…

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Australia Event: Broadband Australia 2008

BUMP: I’m bumping this cos I’m speaking on Friday at Broadband Australia 2008, about Community Wireless and peer-to-peer telecommunications and the implications to the digital economy that customer (social) networks with a business model will have on the Australian digital economy. If you are going to the conference, come up and say hi? Citizen telecommunications…

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India: weddings and investment

I love a good wedding. If it’s bollywood style, even better: People Interactive gets $12-13 million VC fund from Goldman Sachs? People Interactive Group, which owns matrimonial site Shaadi.com, social networking site Fropper.com and property portal Makaan.com, is believed to have received $12-13 million from Goldman Sachs, reports VC Circle I know I’ve been writing…

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The Dream: David N Wallace

Hey! I know him! That’s David N Wallace with his mug on telly. Adelaide boy, uber mensch with kludging bits together. He’s talking about an inclusive community here for dis/abled people – people “making stuff” for people who “need stuff”. What I’m about at LifeKludger’s is the fact that, again, some of the things need…

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Red Herring: Top 100 Companies (Asia)

I saw that Red Herring has this list of companies worth investing in – around 200 entrepreneurs across Asia. Congratulations to this year’s carefully selected 200 finalists. For 10 years, Red Herring’s editorial team has diligently surveyed entrepreneurship around the globe. Technology industry executives, investors, and observers have regarded the Red Herring 100 lists as…

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Event: TiE Web 2.0 Entrepreneurs

I go to these TiE events occasionally; especially when the naughty boy of angelic investments in Australia, Ramin Marzbani is talking. He gets me so mad. lol. Web2.0 Future of Internet: Innovation+Opportunity:Panel of Leaders Microsoft/Yahoo/News Ltd/Westpac! Overview: Web2.0: Future of Internet: its impact on Business and Opportunities for Entrepreneurs- Panel Discussions by technology & business…

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