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Valuing Companies By Page Views

There have been many reports these days that tie the value of companies to the number of page views they generate. Case in point, Steve Rosenbush at BusinessWeek today ran a story that Facebook is seeking to sell themselves for $2 Billion on the fact that they are the 7th largest Internet site based on […]

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Blogs in the Board Room

It's always great when the Board of Directors comes in for a meeting–the bathroom is cleaner, the refrigerator is well stocked, and the dress code of the office goes up a notch. Of course, it means the dogs have to stay at home, but Zero can complain on this blog if he chooses. We though […]

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First (Public) Milestone: An Office Move

Well, it's official. We're coming upon our first milestone of which any new start-up should be proud: our first office move. Well, technically second if you count that John (CEO and employee #1) moved out of his home office on one end of San Francisco to 607 Market Street on the other. This technically did […]

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Dogs at work…Dogs Can Blog?

Apparently, yes. I already knew they could have diaries (just ask our friends over at Dogster). But, lo and behold, dogs want to blog, too. I found this in my email inbox this morning courtesy of Zero, a 10 year old Border Collie/Mystery Mutt who made his first appearance at work this week. Here’s what […]

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From Cool Idea to Real Company

Having never worked for a start-up at such an early stage before MyNewPlace, I realize that that there are certain things I've always taken for granted in my larger company environment….the fact that putting paper in the printer doesn't require a trip to Office Depot, separate men's and women's restrooms, heck, even having a company […]

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Fire Nearby

Nothing like a little morning fire at the nearby BART/MUNI station to get things going…. No worries. We’re not at risk (at least, not that we know of, and what you don’t know can’t kill you right?). However, our Director of Operations, Bobby, and our Product Manager, Rob, did brave going out on the fire […]

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Filling jobs is good…with great people, better

I’m excited to report that we removed the job posting for a Senior Database Architect from our site this week because a) we filled it and b) we filled it with Dave Fetter…even better. In addition to his commercial experience, Dave is a major contributor in the Free and Open Source Software community and is […]

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