SJ Editorial Team
Welcome to Startup Junkies
The focus of Startup Junkies is the startup stage which, by our definition, includes both opportunity identification and launch.
If you’re an entrepreneur who needs to get going fast with a new venture and wants to learn from others, this is the place for you.
We bring together both the theory and practice of successful startup entrepreneurship.
While our backgrounds are in the technology sector, the lessons shared here will be beneficial to almost any entrepreneur.
Our preference is for creating low-cost startup strategies so that the chump’s game of chasing outside capital can be avoided.
Since 2004 Startup Junkies has been designing, managing, and curating a world-class ecosystem of entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capitalists, academics, mentors, advisers, consultants, and partners, in which it applies the best practices in everything from execution to deployment, launch, funding, growth, and exit.
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Then it all changed.
Boy did Linkedin and Reid Hoffman ever mess up with last fall’s big anti-spam move. Apparently millions of Linkediners have now lost their ability to post and carry on conversations as a result. So what happened? Well the geniuses at Linkedin decided to introduce a new feature to fight spam. The feature allows any group moderator to tag a user as a spammer and block them from posting again. However, what happens now is that the user isthen blocked from posting in any of his or her 50 groups. Before last fall, moderators only had the ability to block a user from their own group. Now it’s global.
Linkedin’s Latest Dumb Move
Looks like Linkedin is starting to make bad moves of the type that made Facebook so unpopular with users.
The latest is a change that can get a member blocked from posting in all 50 of their groups if just one group moderator takes a disliking to them and flags them as a spammer. You don’t even need to be a real spammer to get flagged this way. All it can take is a simple disagreement with a moderator over politics or anything else. If they decide to block you their only option is to flag you as a spammer. There is no other option such as say “We disagree politically.”