Really interesting service that builds an instant "loyalty program" which tracks users points for various actions on a web site, creates a league table, allows for paid out rewards, and so on. Very interesting.
A great article on the apparent insanity of venture capital funding economics and how vcs make decisions.
Crowdfunding business in the UK. Similar to KickStarter, but focused on actually buying equity rather than a finished product. Seems a lot less polished and much smaller scale that kickstarter.
People pledge to make payments, developers deliver, then payments are collected. Similar to kickstart, but a little different. Very cool. Hat tip Anthony Feint.
Useful article about types of business, the powder keg explosive business, the empire built long and hard or the movement, built slow and steady on a gradual rise to success. Most businesses are movements, aka tribes.
Great article talking about whether a product helps people improve (vitamin) or solves a painful problem (pain killer). The latter being what people buy most easily. Also introduces the concept of pain points, when products go from vitamin to pain killer.
279 days to overnight success, the manifesto by Chris Guillebeau.
Seth riffs on how to make money online. A series of simple, low risk business ideas that with some effort could make cash.