Sunday, November 18, 2007

South African Holiday

BSI Showcases 8 Opportunities at the Nov 07 BSI Investor Forum

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Kanwal Rekhi - the Sage of Silicon Valley

Kanwal Rekhi has been called 'the dominant investor & a sage of Silicon Valley' by Forbes magazine and is a renowned leader and veteran of the IT industry. In his phenomenal rags to riches life, Mr.Rekhi invented and built hi-tech products and solutions since the mid 80's, built & sold companies as a serial entrepreneur, actively investing as VC/Investor & advising many Corporations and Presidents.

He holds a Ph.D in Business & Engineering from Michigan Tech University, was the CTO and Director on the Board of Novell (since 1989), then founded, invested and advised several technology companies in the valley receiving numerous awards. A humble man, he continues to mentor entrepreneurs through TiE worldwide (

Over the last 20 years in the Silicon Valley, he has built solid experiences and wisdom to share, on what works and what does not.

BSI and TIE hosted Kanwal at the Grace hotel on 12 November 2007 where he enthralled 100 + BSI and TIE Members with his thoughts of what is hot in the Valley.

Kanwal’s direct, forthright manner, opinions and advice provided us with the most up to date information and clarity on “what’s hot”, how to build & extend business beyond Australia and create super wealth!

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Release of open social

Google Press Center, November 1, 2007:
Google, Inc. today announced the release of OpenSocial -- a set of common APIs for building social applications across the web -- for developers of social applications and for websites that want to add social features. OpenSocial will unleash more powerful and pervasive social capabilities for the web, empowering developers to build far-reaching applications that users can enjoy regardless of the websites, web applications, or social networks they use. The release of OpenSocial marks the first time that multiple social networks have been made accessible under a common API to make development and distribution easier and more efficient for developers.