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How do you tell a non-technical person that they can’t understand?

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

This is part of an ongoing startup advice series where I answer (anonymized!) questions from readers, like a written version of Smart Bear Live.

The credentials trap

Chris Dixon

I talk a lot to people who are deciding between startups and established companies. They’re usually early in their careers and have been exclusively affiliated with well-known schools and companies. As a result, they’re accustomed to praise from family and friends. You go to college and everyone says, “Great!” But he didn’t.

How LinkedIn Is Beating Facebook

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

By every meaningful metric, LinkedIn is kicking Facebook's butt. How awful is Facebook doing compared to LinkedIn? smarter and more mature) management.

Master mobile navigation

www.netmagazine.com

A Future Site â?¼. Register. Login. Search: Print subscribers can now download.net's March issue (238)! Tutorials. Features. Interviews. Opinions.

5 Ways to Generate Office Happiness

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Is your office feeling blah? Learn five ways to perk it up that may surprise you. No workplace should ever feel drab and dreary. Like this post?

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Jerry Maguire Was Right

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Two business owners decided to stop seeking wealth for its own sake and start putting their clients first. Here's what happened. Big mistake.

70 Israeli Companies and 35 Made-In-Israel Mobile Apps Exhibiting at MWC 2013 in Barcelona

VC Cafe

Most of the mobile industry players (hardware, software, networks, etc) converges to Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona once a year to show off their latest innovations, sign deals and set the new horizon in mobile. The Israeli Pavilion has long been one of the top attractions of MWC, drawing [.]. [[ This is a content summary only.

5 Traits of a Superstar Employee

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

There is nothing more exciting than working for a start-up. But it takes a special kind of person to thrive at one. It is fast paced and unpredictable.

The Real Deal: Chip Coyle on Rebranding a Software Company

deal architect

This continues a series of columns from practitioners I respect. The category "Real Deal" describes them well. So when I.

Why High Stress Breeds Great Leaders

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

All the greats know one thing: Nothing prepares future business leaders better than learning to survive and thrive under adverse conditions.

Please, Don’t Lie With Data

Numerate Choir

In times of war, there are no greater virtues than loyalty and bravery. country with disloyal citizens is likely to lose every battle. Bravery is an essential trait to overcome the harshness of war. Likewise, for most of human … Continue reading → Data

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Got Funding? 7 Things to Do Now

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It's too easy to lose focus after reaching this all-important milestone. Stay the course post-funding with these tips. We raised $6 million.

Women Bring Their Own Style to the Startup World

Startup Professionals Musings

First of all, it is evident that there are far fewer women entrepreneurs today than men. Both have their advantages. Operational style. Marty Zwilling.

The Way I Work: Will Dean, Tough Mudder

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The CEO of Tough Mudder is obsessed with company culture and strategy. And with finding new ways to make his customers uncomfortable. and overseas.

How Pertino is reinventing the future of business networking

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Almost a year ago, my partner Barry Eggers and I met with Craig Elliott and Scott Hankins to talk about their vision for a new company, Pertino. The discussion struck a chord with us. At Packeteer, they built a hardware-based appliance that was expensive and complex to manage. For more information about today’s Pertino launch, visit www.pertino.com.

One Sure-Fire (and Fast) Way to Get Rid of Office Politics

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Politics are the bane of company life. But eliminating them is a lot less complicated than you think. Here's how. hate laying people off. How come?

Big data doesn’t mean right answers

Venture Cyclist

My friend Judah Levine sent me a link to this great article in InfoWorld “ Big data's pitfall: Answers that are clear, compelling, and wrong ”.

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What Happens When You Have Fewer Managers

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

New research looks into the real effects of flattened firms and comes up with results that will surprise you. Want examples?

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The 5 Traits Of A Successful Entrepreneur

Mike Michalowicz

The 5 Traits Of A Successful Entrepreneur. That saying, “Every time one door closes, another opens,”? That saying was describing entrepreneurialism.

Too Big to Ignore: The Data Revolution

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Data is changing business as you know it. Check out this excerpt from the forthcoming book, Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big Data.

IVC Report: The most active VC Funds in Israel in 2012

VC Cafe

A new report by IVC Research center, ranks the most active VC funds in Israel according to their first money investments.

Dear China: Stop Stealing My Intellectual Property, Or Else

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Competitors in emerging markets can't be allowed the advantage of pirated technology. They don't just look like our baskets. market. manufacturers.

Programming Resources

Spencer Fry

I started learning to program in earnest at the beginning of February 2012. hope you find them as useful as I did. Team Treehouse 5/5.

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Suppliers: How to Get a Bigger Piece of the Pie

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

With more companies seeking to diversify their supplier base, the opportunity is there to increase your share of the business. Here's how.

6 Tools To Help Make Inspiring Presentations

YoungUpstarts

By Alexa Garthwaite, Business Development Manager at Executive Offices. Empressr. Vcasmo. Prezi. Keynote. Google Docs. SlideRocket.

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The Most Fascinating (and Depressing) Deal of the Day

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

"Groupon clone" is perhaps the biggest Silicon Valley meme of the decade. Really, really bad. million in cash and stock. million in debt.

Turning on 2-factor authentication for gmail

Eric Friedman

I recently turned on 2-factor authentication for my personal Gmail account. The app also handles multiple logins very easily. Browser sync.

Best Source for Awesome--and Free--PR

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Your company's best advocates may be hiding in the nearest cubicle. Your company's best advocates are not your PR team (no offense).

PitchCastr, A Virtual Demo Day Platform

YoungUpstarts

But technology can help – and early-stage business incubator Think Big Partners believes it has the solution.

Alexis Maybank: What Women Entrepreneurs Need Most

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The co-founder of Gilt Groupe says the difference between male entrepreneurs and female ones comes down to something men get that women don't

Icelandic Entrepreneurs Release Film: The Startup Kids

ArcticStartup

So basically they grabbed a camera, set up some interviews, and put the camera in front of the faces of tech entrepreneurs from the U.S. and Europe.

A Better Way To Do a Deal

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Before they even start to negotiate, entrepreneurs and investors often start off on the wrong track. What, exactly, is a 90-Day Wonder?

Top Legal Concerns for Mobile Application Startups

Early Growth Financial Services

Originally posted on Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP. Ryan Azlein, Partner with Stubbs Alderton & Markiles LLP, addresses three of the most pressing legal concerns for founders of mobile application companies. Q. The first step is to determine of what form of legal entity best fits your needs and circumstances.

Alexis Maybank: 3 Rules of Success in Social Media Marketing

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

How Gilt Groupe uses every and all social media platforms to build the Gilt brand