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Top 5 Things Entrepreneurs Must Know – Week of December 22, 2010

From: Edith Y.
Sent on: Wednesday, December 22, 2010 8:22 AM
Hey you,

Happy Wednesday!

2 more days before Christmas! Hope all of you are getting ready for the family fun! Our 1/11/11 event is definitely heating up, in addition to the 15 executives visiting us from China, Japan and Singapore, HYSTA, CNetwork, DingDingTV, Henry Wong (VC, and Forbe Columnist Rebecca Fanning (Author of Silicon Dragon) are all joining us! If you are curious about the China market join us. If you want to grab a demo table, apply!

Have a great holiday break :)

Here comes the weekly update on some of the hottest entrepreneurial thoughts, news and events in the San Francisco/Silicon Valley area:

1. Drinks and Demos [China Night] - January 11 (Tuesday) @ Rocket Space
Entrepreneurship does not JUST happen in Silicon Valley. It happens in China too. Meet the movers and shakers who are involved in the China Web and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem on 1/11/11!

RSVP here.

2. Video - Introducing Word Lens
Word Lens - magic arrival of the future? Read more.

3. Tools ? Business Tax Calendar
This tax calendar has the due dates for the current year that most taxpayers will need. Check this out.

4. Article - How New Ideas Almost Killed Our Startup
New ideas are the sirens of the startup journey. If you listen to their call, your startup journey will cease to make progress. Read more.

5. News - AOL Acquires About.Me 6 days after its launch
Read more.

White House Initiative Summit on Entrepreneurship & Small Business Growth, Jan 7, 2011 at Microsoft
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders play a key role in driving entrepreneurship and small business growth in communities across the U.S. This Summit in Silicon Valley will raise awareness of the Administration?s efforts to incentivize entrepreneurs and small businesses to drive economic growth. Learn more.

NextGen Conference, Jan 12, 2011 at Stanford
The NextGen Conference brinags together young, aspiring entrepreneurs and young, rock star entrepreneurs with more experienced entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. Speakers include: Peter Thiel (Founder of PayPal, Clarium Capital, and the Founders Fund), Keith Rabois (COO of Square), Mark Suster (2x entrepreneur turned VC), Travis Kalanick (serial entrepreneur and angel investor), and more! Learn more. (Use promo code ?20NGC? for 20% off)

P.S. We would love to hear any feedback, suggestions, or comments you may have. Email me or Linda!

Your Organizer, Executive Producer of BizTechDay
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