Paul Quigley

Entries by Paul Quigley

So Are You a Co-founder or Cofounder?

(0) Comments | Posted 2 August 2013 | (18:25)

Warning: this might be the most irrelevant, how-many-angels-can-dance-on-the-head-of-a-pin thing you ever read in your life. But if you're a startup founder who is even slightly ADD about things grammar - maybe you'll relate.

See, once you've nailed your startup idea, gathered a founding team, grabbed the domain name and Twitter...

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How Five Top Sandy Stories Spread Through the Social Web, and What They Teach Us

(0) Comments | Posted 5 November 2012 | (10:44)

The water has receded and the US east coast is getting to work on rebuilding its soaked, wind-torn cities. As with all events of global importance, Sandy dominated the top worldwide stories on social news dashboard NewsWhip Spike, as people shared the latest storm news. After the storm moved on,...

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Fundraising - Better to Be Good Than Cute

(0) Comments | Posted 11 July 2012 | (18:09)

This week NewsWhip, the company I'm cofounder of, announced that we raised a round of investment. In the lead up to raising the money, we got a pile of advice about how to raise money, and now seems a good time to share it with anyone else dipping...

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Want to See the Future of News? Imagine the World Before Newspapers

(4) Comments | Posted 1 March 2012 | (23:00)

In the future, social networks will dominate media distribution. But that's just a return to the way things used to be.

Imagine what newsroom looked like before newspapers, TV, radio or the internet. When I picture that scene, I see a campfire. Because before it was a professional product, delivered...

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