Copycat Your Way To Riches (Friends Be Damned)

Ryan Tate · 10/05/10 03:30PM

If you want to know how to get rich in tech on the strength of other people's ideas, look no further than Jason Calacanis, the web entrepreneur taking the not-so-delicate art of copycatting to its logical, but increasingly bitter, extreme.

The Poker Hand that Cost a Web Millionaire a Fortune

Ryan Tate · 06/21/10 11:56AM

The mythology of internet startups is all about big wins. But it's instructive, for prospective hustlers at least, to also look at the humiliating defeats — like this video of Web entrepreneur Jason Calacanis losing a $204,400 pot.

How Not To Promote Yourself on Email

Ryan Tate · 05/26/10 12:03PM

Two years ago, internet entrepreneur Jason Calacanis quit blogging to escape angry commenters. Instead, he would publish only by email. He's since become a case study in how not to use the medium.

Don't Even Think About Trying to Resign From This Tech Company

Adrian Chen · 04/24/10 03:04PM

Usually if an employee quits to pursue another exciting opportunity, it is a time of celebration. Not for Mahalo CEO Jason Calacanis. One of his employees sent out a super nice resignation letter. Calacanis' response: "Horribly disappointed in you."

Yes, Tila Tequila Just Called You Vapid

Ryan Tate · 01/25/10 10:17PM

Tila Tequila lit after Heidi Montag for acting Tila Tequila-ish; Stephanie Clifford got a hatey voice mail; and Sharon Waxman's internets got clogged. The Twitterati had a grumpy Monday.