Articles tagged Events
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Thursday, 4th October 2012
Startup Funeral: Honoring The Lessons Of Failure [Video]
Failure gets a lot of praise in the tech world. It’s a great learning experience, it’s a vital growth opportunity, etc. But nobody celebrates the actual event. Recently several entrepreneurs in New York City got together to do just that, holding the inaugural Startup Funeral to honor the memory of three dead technology companies.
Friday, 6th July 2012
What Greek Startups Can Teach the World
While some might question the sanity of an individual who decides to make Greek startups a cornerstone of a plan to spread entrepreneurship around the world, Gary Whitehill says the young, entrepreneurial tech startup economy taking hold there offers lessons for startups everywhere.
Thursday, 5th July 2012
Wednesday, 16th May 2012
Startup Swingers: Swapping Founders to Generate Fresh Ideas
Remember "swinging"? Two people in a committed relationship go to a party with a bunch of other people in committed relationships. They all separate, find new partners for the evening and get jiggy. It may sound lurid and gross, but it’s the cool new thing for startup founders.
Tuesday, 17th April 2012
The Rally To Fix America
There's a notion, one you're no doubt all too familiar with, that America is in need of an economic refresh. The troubles are likely to intensify as millions of Millennials try to join the workforce, only to be met with what Scott Gerber, the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), calls, "America's youth unemployment epidemic." So…
Thursday, 5th April 2012
St. Louis Startups Strut Their Stuff
Two events this week in St. Louis show how vibrant the startup ecosystem has become there. On Wednesday, a group of 13 companies presented to 50 investors, looking to raise an aggregate of $16 million in capital. The companies were all part of Capital Innovators, an accelerator venture fund that has been operating since last fall. Capital…
Tuesday, 3rd April 2012
Would You Rent a Startup Founder?
Have you ever wanted to get first-hand advice from the founder of a successful startup? Or at least get to shoot the breeze for a while and get a sense of what they've been through and what awaits you? Of course, right? But would you pay for the privilege of "renting" a tech company founder? OK, what if the money you spent went to charity? And…