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How To Know When To Sell Your Company

[credit provider=”Joi, flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/2118601809/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] For entrepreneurs, it’s not always easy to know if and when they should sell their company.But it’s “one of the biggest questions you can be posed as an entrepreneur,” Twitter co-founder Ev Williams recently wrote on Medium.
How To Know When To Sell Your Company
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Twitter Cofounders Hire ‘Publishing Prodigy’ Kate Lee To Help Your (Good) Stories Get Read

[credit provider=”Kate Lee/Medium” url=”https://medium.com/about/4459985d253a”] A few months ago, Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams created Obvious Corporation and launched a new blogging platform called Medium.Medium is currently in closed beta, but eventually it will let anyone who feels compelled share a story on the network. Only the best stories […]
Twitter Cofounders Hire ‘Publishing Prodigy’ Kate Lee To Help Your (Good) Stories Get Read
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How Dick Costolo Deals With Challenge Of Leading Twitter Without Being Its Founder

[credit provider=”Owen Thomas, Business Insider”] Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is not a company founder, and that presents a challenge.People at tech companies naturally look to founders for direction, he observed at Fast Company’s Innovation Uncensored conference in San Francisco Thursday morning. At Twitter, two cofounders, Ev Williams and Jack Dorsey, […]
How Dick Costolo Deals With Challenge Of Leading Twitter Without Being Its Founder
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The Cofounders Of Twitter Launch A New Blog Platform, Medium

[credit provider=”Joi Ito via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/4578501405/”] Evan Williams just can’t quit the online publishing business.First he founded Blogger, which he sold to Google. Then he cofounded Twitter with Biz Stone and Jack Dorsey.
The Cofounders Of Twitter Launch A New Blog Platform, Medium
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A Twitter Cofounder Wants To Tear Down A Century-Old House And Build A New One

[credit provider=”SocketSite” url=”http://socketsite.com/”] Twitter cofounder Ev Williams and his wife, Sara Morishige Williams, have been revealed as  the buyers of a century-old Arts and Crafts-style house in Parnassus Heights, one of San Francisco’s more desirable neighborhoods.SocketSite, a local real-estate site, reports that the property was purchased for $2.9 million in […]
A Twitter Cofounder Wants To Tear Down A Century-Old House And Build A New One
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Twitter’s Estranged Cofounders Are Finally Talking To Each Other Again

[credit provider=”Scott Beale” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/laughingsquid/3186113657/”] Just last week, Twitter cofounders Ev Williams and Jack Dorsey had dinner together—and exchanged friendly tweets about the menu at Aziza, a Moroccan restaurant in San Francisco.If there ever was a time when you should care about someone tweeting what they had for dinner, this is it.
Twitter’s Estranged Cofounders Are Finally Talking To Each Other Again
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ROGER MCNAMEE: I Passed On Investing In Twitter Because Management Was A Bunch Of Know-It-Alls

[credit provider=”Bloomerg Television” url=”http://www.bloomberg.com/video/88375668/”] Roger McNamee of Elevation Partners says he passed up on investing in Twitter because of “irreconcilable differences on philosophy” with the company’s management.He has been on Bloomberg TV all morning, mostly yakking about how he thinks HTML5 is a big deal for tech companies in the […]
ROGER MCNAMEE: I Passed On Investing In Twitter Because Management Was A Bunch Of Know-It-Alls
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Twitter’s Evan Williams, Slide’s Max Levchin, And Betaworks’ John Borthwick Are All In A Room Talking Right Now

[credit provider=”Romeo66 via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/romeo66/2431660788/”] Twitter cofounder Evan Williams, Betaworks founder John Borthwick, Slide founder Max Levchin, MySpace founder Michael Jones and Mozilla Corp CEO John Lilly are having a conversation right now.They’re hanging out on a new startup, Branch, a group blogging platform for thought leaders.
Twitter’s Evan Williams, Slide’s Max Levchin, And Betaworks’ John Borthwick Are All In A Room Talking Right Now
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Twitter’s Co-Founders Unveil Their First New Project

[credit provider=”Ev Williams” url=”http://twitter.com/#!/ev”] Twitter co-founders Ev Williams and Biz Stone have announced the first project out of their incubator/investment vehicle Obvious Corp, and it’s called “Lift.”Right now the details are scant. It’s “an interesting new application for unlocking human potential through positive reinforcement.”
Twitter’s Co-Founders Unveil Their First New Project
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The Truth About Twitter’s Troubles

[credit provider=”AP”] This week, Fortune highlights “trouble” at Twitter.The story touches on Twitter’s lack of revenues, its management discord, its relatively small user-base, and its refusal to accept huge multi-billion dollar offers from the likes of Google and Facebook.
The Truth About Twitter’s Troubles
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These People Sold Twitter For Just $5 Million Back In 2006

[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/womentech/4111819761/”] How would you feel if a company you sold for $5 million less than five years ago was now reportedly fetching offers as high as $10 billion?That’s almost exactly what’s happening to the dozen or so original owners of Twitter.
These People Sold Twitter For Just $5 Million Back In 2006
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Evan Williams On Twitter’s Forgotten Cofounder: “It’s True”

[credit provider=”Ev Williams” url=”http://twitter.com/#!/ev”] Earlier today, we published a story about Noah Glass, the Twitter cofounder you’ve never heard of because he was pushed out for murky reasons.The guy who did the pushing, former Twitter CEO and cofounder Ev Williams – whom we were unable to reach for the story […]
Evan Williams On Twitter’s Forgotten Cofounder: “It’s True”
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Evan Williams Explains Why He’s Leaving Twitter

[credit provider=”(cc) Kenneth Yeung” url=”http://www.snapfoc.us/”] Ev Williams, the Twitter cofounder who stepped down as CEO last fall to make way for Dick Costolo, has more or less checked out completely to work on a new startup idea.Williams confirmed the change in a blog post this afternoon. He will stay on […]
Evan Williams Explains Why He’s Leaving Twitter
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Actually, Twitter Cofounder Ev Williams Doesn’t Really Work At Twitter Anymore

[credit provider=”Ev Williams” url=”http://twitter.com/#!/ev”] Back in September 2010, when Dick Costolo replaced cofounder Ev Williams as Twitter CEO, the company successfully seeded a narrative in the press.The story went that Williams demoted himself from running the company because he wanted to focus on product and let Costolo figure out how […]
Actually, Twitter Cofounder Ev Williams Doesn’t Really Work At Twitter Anymore
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Someone Tried To Buy Twitter In 2008 But Evan Williams Talked The Board Out Of It With An “Amazing Memo”

[credit provider=”Joi Ito via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/4578501405/”] Someone tried to buy Twitter right after co-founder Evan Williams took over the CEO job from co-founder Jack Dorsey in late 2008, Twitter board member Fred Wilson notes in a blog post about leadership traits. (We understand this was the Facebook acquisition offer.)But Williams […]
Someone Tried To Buy Twitter In 2008 But Evan Williams Talked The Board Out Of It With An “Amazing Memo”
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Everyone Should Have A Voice On The Internet

[credit provider=”Joi Ito via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/4578501405/”] I had the pleasure of watching John Battelle interview Evan Williams to wrap the Web2 conference yesterday. John’s a great interviewer and it was a memorable talk. But the thing that stayed with me through the night and was on my mind as I […]
Everyone Should Have A Voice On The Internet
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Ev Williams: Being Twitter CEO Was A “Sucky Job”

Twitter cofounder Evan Williams, who stepped down from the CEO position in October, closed the Web 2.0 Summit this evening, taking the stage with cohost John Battelle.So is he happy that he stepped down as CEO? He said so, as it’s allowed him to participate in the Twitter redesign. More […]
Ev Williams: Being Twitter CEO Was A “Sucky Job”
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Inventor Of Twitter Might Own Less Than 5%-15% Of The Company

[credit provider=”Scott Beale” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/laughingsquid/3186113657/”] Twitter’s creator Jack Dorsey may own just a tiny piece of the company, according to an account on Quora from the first employee of Odeo, the company that led to Twitter.Odeo was a failed startup that was working on syndicating podcasts. At Odeo, Jack Dorsey came […]
Inventor Of Twitter Might Own Less Than 5%-15% Of The Company
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Congratulations, Evan Williams!

Our warmest to Twitter CEO Ev Williams and wife Sara Morishige on the birth of a “perfect,” 8-pound boy! For you, we’re keeping this <140.
Congratulations, Evan Williams!
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