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Speaking in Tech: Startup funding – a little wine, dim lights, et voilà ... seed capital!

...well, not exactly. Live from Spiceworld


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This week, Speaking in Tech regular Greg Knieriemen has fled the country, leaving the ever-capable Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela to host our weekly tech-cast.

Today's episode was recorded at Spiceworld with special guests Scott Abel, co-founder and CEO of Spiceworks, and David Babbitt, technical marketing manager at Spiceworks.

Listen in to hear about "the startup life" from the horse's mouth, plus loads of insights into open source product methodology – as well as a discussion of the main trick: actually making money.

This week we discuss...

  • Shark tanked (1:00)
  • Leading Spiceworks (2:30)
  • The startup pitch (5:00)
  • Money in Open Source? (6:25)
  • The social network for IT professionals (9:15)
  • Development methodology (14:05)
  • Big additions to Spiceworks (19:15)
  • The accidental IT guy (39:30)
  • Making money (43:15)

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