As the saying goes, “pioneers take the arrows, settlers get the land.” my Rete, one of the presenting companies at last week’s Disruptathon, has already disproved the pioneer axiom.
For some of them I know quite surely that they were properly dated earlier. It makes coins difficult to find in the catalogue or in the search tool and pulls them out of the time frame in which they originated.
There is no problem dating these coins, even if there are two or three dates on the coin: it's always the latest year!
The social, local, mobile (or So Lo Mo) revolution enabled by Smartphones, tablets, and apps has garnered a great deal of attention this year.
The big question for many startups will be how to take advantage of the tremendous opportunities presented by an early stage, high growth industry without becoming a flash in the pan.
“We learned a real specific lesson about pitching in tough economic times,” notes Smith, President and COO.
“It became very clear the opportunity cost [for pursuing funding] in that environment was huge and that we may not be able to get funded.” As a result, they decided to bootstrap until my Rete became profitable.They reached the tipping point when the subscriber base hit 4 million earlier this year.It looks like someone is actively 'undating' commemorative coins, so that they get date "ND" or "Unknown".The actual mint date gets hidden somewhere between brackets in the coin description.Check out Austria, United Kingdom or Soviet Union, and order by date.You'll find a bunch of commemoratives which have no date.