Video: How to raise venture capital Ali G style

VC: "But it does not work" Ali G: "That's where you guys come in". Ali G goes to Wall Street and discusses his killer ideas - The Ice Cream Glove and The Hoverboard - with the leading venture capital firms. With cast-iron logic Ali G argues his business is worth 34.6 Million Billion Dollars. Very funny and perhaps a reality-check for all of us in the technology start-up space.


Ali G Ice Cream Glove

Ali G Ice Cream Glove



About Ken Thompson

Ken Thompson is an expert practitioner in the area of bioteaming, swarming, virtual enterprise networks, virtual professional communities, virtual teams and management simulation and has published two landmark books:

Bioteams: High Performance Teams Based on Nature's Best Designs

The Networked Enterprise: Competing for the future through Virtual Enterprise Networks

Ken writes the highly popular bioteams blog which has over 500 articles on all aspects of bioteams (aka organizational biomimicry) - in other words how human groups can learn from nature's best teams.

Ken is also founder of an exciting European technology company Swarmteams which provides unique patent-pending bioteaming technologies for all shapes and sizes of groups, social networks, business clusters, virtual/mobile communities and enterprises. Swarmteams enables groups to be more responsive and agile by fully integrating their mobile phones and the web with bioteam working techniques.

The latest Swarmteams implementation is SwarmTribes which helps social object owners (e.g. musicians/bands, sports teams, film-makers) and good cause sponsors (e.g. Volunteering, Environmental, Public Health) to form unique collaborations with their fans/supporters for mutual benefit.


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And, finally, in honor of Conan O'Brien, here's old time baseball.



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The 5 personal change barriers instant test

How to identify someones main worry about a coming change. I found this technique in a book a long time ago – "The Secret Language of Success: Using Body Language to Get What You Want" by Dr. David Lewis (1989). I confess I never got round to testing it properly but it sounded intriguing so I pass it on - "buyer beware".


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