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Open Source Entrepreneurship

Steve Blank

The class teaches the three basic skills all entrepreneurs need to know: business model design. The Slides/Video tab on the top of this page has all the open source course material for my classes. One of the great things about being a retired entrepreneur is that I get to  give back to the community that helped me. Find it here.

How to Create an Open-Source Office

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

No one loves open-plan offices. Here are tips for designing one that actually boosts employee productivity.

Startup 101: “Open Source” Start up Legal Documents

VC Cafe

Legal docs don’t have to be a source of stress when you’re trying to set up a business. Link:  [link]. All docs are here:  [link].

10 Tools to Design Your Best Product Yet

Up and Running

Are you interested in designing your own products? Well-Designed: How to Use Empathy to Create Products People Love by Jon Kolko.

Open Source and Big Data: Two Things I Love About LinkedIn.

Diego Basch

Open source: I think LinkedIn has contributed some great open-source products to the world. Today is InDay at LinkedIn.

Lessons Learned: Great open source scalability tools from Danga

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Friday, September 5, 2008 Great open source scalability tools from Danga If you are trying to build a scalable LAMP service, its always best to start with the original and still quite relevant presentation, from Brad Fitzpatrick when he was at LiveJournal. You can find the 2005 version here. Expo SF (May.

New investment: Upverter, a cloud-based platform for the hardware revolution

Version One Ventures

In the design phase, we believe that hardware engineering will follow a similar path as the open source software community that built GitHub. That’s why we are thrilled to officially announce our investment in Toronto’s  Upverter , a cloud-based platform for sharing hardware design. Image via CrunchBase. Related articles.

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Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons: Why are you Still Making.

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

Below I discuss some of the challenging problems developers face and the open source toolkits that exist to help us solve them. Web 2.0

Twitter Link Roundup #272 – Picture-perfect Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

Buckle Up: Google’s Self-Driving Cars to Hit the Open Road crowdspring.co/1JPf4pp. Designing A Less Deadly Gas Can crowdspring.co/1IGeDzc.

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Twitter Link Roundup #235 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Using Open Source to Bootstrap Your Data Service

Feld Thoughts

Stamen Design jointly released a project they have been working on together called Polymaps.  It’s absolutely beautiful and a stunning example of what you can do with the SimpleGeo API. Whenever I got source code for any application at a user group meeting, I stared at it, played with it, and tried to understand what it was doing.

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Making Lab Equipment Open Source

Startup Houston

Now, Richard Arnett is working to make lab equipment designs open source. Citizen science is growing pretty quickly. Crowdfundin

5 Ways to Produce Eye-Catching Content Without a Designer

Duct Tape Marketing

5 Ways to Produce Eye-Catching Content Without a Designer written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing.

Shrewd Ideas For Effective Web Design

YoungUpstarts

Your web design has a huge impact on the number of prospects you convert to clients. Website design factors. The importance of content.

Twitter Link Roundup #224 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Startup Tools: Free Software open Source Directory

VC Cafe

A ttempting to create a comprehensive list of free and open source tools will probably always remain ‘work in progress’ just for the sheer depth and breadth of the Internet. Open source. CAD (Computer Aided Design). designed to work with Twitter. Open source. Open source.

Twitter Link Roundup #119 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Rice University And OpenStax Announce First Open-Source Textbooks – [link]. How to Stop Yourself from Stealing from Your Design Gurus – [link]. link].

Twitter Link Roundup #173 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

How Responsive Design Boosts Mobile Conversions

ConversionXL

Google is a strong advocate of responsive design. Responsive web design. Image source. Image source. 3. Image source.

Lean Design For The Lean Startup

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

believe Dave McClure sums up the Minimum Viable Design concept well: "What is the shittiest you can do but still be awesome?". Web 2.0 Web 2.0

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Twitter Link Roundup #82 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

22 Good Prototype and Wireframe Tools for Mobile and Web Design

www.onextrapixel.com

Design. 22 Good Prototype and Wireframe Tools for Mobile and Web Design. Wireframe Tools For Web Design. Design. About.

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Highlighting Israeli Q2 2011 Israeli VC Investments

VC Cafe

Donanza – the freelancer jobs marketplace, operates like a “Kayak&# finding freelancers the best gigs across sources.

Scaling CI at Etsy: Divide and Concur, Revisited

Code as Craft

engineering infrastructure continuous deployment continuous integration github jenkins open source testingEnjoy!

How To Design a Successful Interview Process for Hiring Top Talent

Instigator Blog

Open source contributions, side projects or other work shared in a portfolio. We had a standard set of fairly open-ended questions, but I wasn’t too concerned if we got through all of them. Here’s how we designed the practical “test”: (i) The Setup. iii) The Design. (Powered by LaunchBit ).

Crunching Apple Pay tokens in PHP

Code as Craft

Today we’re open sourcing part of our server-side solution, applepay-php , a PHP extension that verifies and decrypts Apple Pay payment tokens. Our search yielded a couple of open source projects, but none that fully complied with Apple’s spec. engineering infrastructure mobile Apple Apple Pay open source PH

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11 Trends in Web Logo Design

mashable.com

Contact Us Submit News Contact Us Write for Us Spark of Genius Series Mashable | The Social Media Guide Dev & Design Mashable on Facebook Join Us! Designing and critiquing logos for web-based companies and startups is a pursuit of endless fascination for many of us. Learn more here. Some of the trends are good; others, regrettable.

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11 Trends in Web Logo Design

mashable.com

Contact Us Submit News Contact Us Write for Us Spark of Genius Series Mashable | The Social Media Guide Dev & Design Mashable on Facebook Join Us! Designing and critiquing logos for web-based companies and startups is a pursuit of endless fascination for many of us. Learn more here. Some of the trends are good; others, regrettable.

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Twitter Link Roundup #139 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Twitter Link Roundup #92 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

How to Compete Against Open Source Competition

Software By Rob

Are there exceptions in the open source world? You have a marketing budget; odds are high your open source competitor does not.

Designing startup metrics to drive successful behavior | For Entrepreneurs

www.forentrepreneurs.com

Blog About Log in Register Designing startup metrics to drive successful behavior Great companies are almost always run by great management teams.

Twitter Link Roundup #140 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

6 Essential Principles Of Designing a High Converting Site Search Experience

ConversionXL

closer look reveals the search functionality just blends into the rest of the design, and isn’t intuitive to find when needed. Microcopy.

Startup Tools: Free Software open Source Directory

VC Cafe

A ttempting to create a comprehensive list of free and open source tools will probably always remain ‘work in progress’ just for the sheer depth and breadth of the Internet. Open source. CAD (Computer Aided Design). designed to work with Twitter. Open source. Open source.

Startup Tools: Free Software open Source Directory

VC Cafe

Attempting to create a comprehensive list of free and open source tools will probably always remain ‘work in progress’ just for the sheer depth and breadth of the Internet. Open source. CAD (Computer Aided Design). designed to work with Twitter. Open source. Open source.

Startup Tools: Free Software open Source Directory

VC Cafe

A ttempting to create a comprehensive list of free and open source tools will probably always remain ‘work in progress’ just for the sheer depth and breadth of the Internet. Open source. CAD (Computer Aided Design). designed to work with Twitter. Open source. Open source.

Moving Beyond API Reference Documentation

Launch Any

Unless the API is open source, you will likely never see the source code behind it. ” Not quite. Putting it all together.

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Startups & VCs: Learn How to Design, Market, & Eat Your Own.

500 Hats

Home Best of 500 Hats About Dave Startup Metrics Dave on Twitter Archive Pages About 500 Hats & 500 Startups About Dave McClure About Dave follow me on Twitter Top Hat Posts Google Open Social vs. Facebook Platform (aka: Open Standards are for Losers. and design & marketing aren't THAT important, are they? 

Øresund Startups 'Open Sources' their News

ArcticStartup

A regional startup blog focused on Copenhagen, Malmö, Helsingborg, and Lund has ''opened sourced'' their news content, allowing other news sites, like ourselves, to republish their content freely. From that came the idea to make this site, and the articles that we write, ''open source''.". Stay posted