Businesses today have no time when it comes to creating a website and putting in the right effort to rank […]
Financial institutions and entrepreneurs have a historically complicated relationship. Entrepreneurs need ways to fund their companies and keep business moving, […]
Much has been written about the tech industry’s sexist undertones. In 2017, Silicon Valley faced a “reckoning” for its gender-driven […]
To expand your wealth and achieve specific financial goals, you’re going to have to make some investments. However, those investments […]
Bevy, an enterprise community event platform, announced today it has raised $6.4 Million Dollars from investors: Upfront Ventures, renowned author […]
“I didn’t even know who Mark Zuckerberg was back in October 2015. Eighteen months later, I’m keynoting at conferences and […]
Economic bubbles aren’t new. From the tulip bubble of the 1630s, to the dot-com boom of the late 1990s, to […]
If you’ve ever toured the offices of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., you might notice a few commonalities. There’s […]
Let’s talk about values. Not family values or stock values, but company values: the bedrock of an organization. A company’s […]
Artificial Intelligence is a hot topic across the board. Everyone from developers, to data scientists, journalists, and general user-bases of […]
“Make a spinner and spin the wheel”. – Seth Godin That’s what influencers always mean, start what you like doing […]
What do Pied Piper and blockchain tools have in common? Both are always “coming soon.” By now most of us […]
Every time you’ve installed a piece of commercial software, you’ve invariably been presented with what must have appeared to be […]
At first all I wanted was to be able to purchase something wonderful and uplifting for my bedroom wall. Then […]
Savvy business owners understand the importance of intellectual property (IP) to their business’ success and most can name patents, trademarks, and […]
Over the past couple years, the machine learning niche has exploded into the mainstream. Startups have popped up left and […]
Meural, the digital art platform we love and have in our office displaying beautiful art was just acquired by NETGEAR. […]
Freelancing has been dubbed the on-demand economy, where businesses hire independent contractors to perform tasks for the company instead of […]
The Start-Up Chile accelerator was arguably the spark that ignited Chile’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. The Chilean government, through the development agency […]
As a startup one of your most important assets is your brand and that brand is usually embodied in your […]
From the art of the pitch to a smooth sale and everything in between, these seven tenets come straight from the annals of successful startups.
Combine their penchant for creating social change with their innate entrepreneurial inclinations, and it you might expect a wave of Gen Y-owned non-profits to launch in the next few years. That might still happen, but the latest research suggests that non-profits may not actually be the best way to drive social change.
Think an elevator pitch is hard? Try selling your vision with a beer in each hand, balancing in the aisle of a train barreling north at 80 mph. That’s exactly the challenge posed by Geeks on a Train, a veritable Nerd Express from Portland, Ore., to Vancouver, where passengers will “rethink business” among like-minded entrepreneurs and…
Intellectual Property (IP) is vitally important to start-ups. The Start-Up Genome Project, which aims to map, model and analyze what makes start-ups tick, identified IP as a top source of competitive advantage for start-ups. But start-ups face significant challenges in acquiring, maintaining and enforcing their intellectual property.
Silicon Forest, Silicon Prairie, Silicon Beach, Silicon Hills, Silicon Sandbar. Nice ideas, all of them. But let’s get real. Startups anywhere outside the two major tech hubs of Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley have even more trouble attracting serious venture capital than they do finding a food truck with a decent bulgogi burrito.
A new study shows that startups do better when they’re launched in the place where their founders were born or have lived for a long time. Makes sense, but the reasons why are surprisingly complex and modern.
Staying on top of trends is key to any startup’s success. Spotting trends early makes it possible tocome up with smart startup ideas – or modify your startup plans to jump on a new trend just as it takes off. Just as most important, you can avoid the risk of starting a business based on a trend that’s just about to fizzle out. Fortunately…
Mitt Romney is growing his own. Well, sort of. His old firm, Bain Capital, is taking on the problem of hiring talented tech workers by training them itself. Bain’s StartUp Academy, launched by the company’s VC arm Bain Capital Ventures, recruits students from top universities and plants them in positions at the tech companies it funds.
These days everyone has their favorite mobile apps, ones that make both their personal and business lives run smoother. But are there any apps that are must haves for entrepreneurs and startup founders?
Every online startup has a global presence, whether that’s its goal or not. For e-commerce startups the question then becomes, “Do you really want to turn down a sale just because the order comes from overseas?”
Africa has most of the elements required for technology innovation. What it doesn’t have is a startup culture where smart young entrepreneurs can grow their ideas into companies. So Mbwana Alliy is creating the Savannah Fund fund to help them.
It’s every startup’s dream – to get the attention of the people who matter. You might think that refers to customers or clients, or even venture capitalists or angel investors. Nope. We’re talking about bloggers.
Blame Mark Zuckerberg. Since he invented Facebook in the third grade (or so it seems) high-tech investors have been throwing more and more money at younger and younger whiz kids. Older entrepreneurs may not like the trend – but it shows no sign of slowing anytime soon.
Being innovative is part of the DNA of a tech startup – or at least it should be. But when your employees are working 18-hour days, unleashing their inner innovators can be a challenge. These 7 tips can help get the ball rolling:
Prison inmates have all day, every day, to sit around and think. It could be the world’s largest pool of untapped brain time. Chris Redlitz decided to put it to productive use. He founded the Last Mile startup accelerator program at San Quentin State Prison in California.