27
August
2007
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04:09 PM
Europe/Amsterdam

New on TechOne: Startups start up at Buck's Diner; Getting around IT roadblocks


Breakfast with Jamis


Valerie Cunningham interviews Jamis McNiven, the owner of Buck's Diner, in Woodside, Calif. This is where many of Silicon Valley's most famous companies got their start: pitching their business plans in breakfast meetings with local VCs.








Social media in the enterprise


IT departments often try to block various projects such as implementing social media platforms. I attended a recent Third Thursday meeting where Josh Hallett, and Alex Kim, from Solution Set, talk about building social media platforms within enterprises and how to get around any roadblocks from IT departments.