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7 Startup High Risk Factors That Scare Investors

Startup Professionals Musings

We all know that every startup is risky. No risk means no reward. You need to know these guidelines to set your expectations on funding.

Last Chance to Apply to TechStars in NYC

Feld Thoughts

Techstars (Photo credit: Wikipedia). TechStars New York City has just been a great program. after the program.

The Endless Frontier: U.S. Science and National Industrial Policy (part 1)

Steve Blank

The U.S. has spent the last 70 years making massive investments in basic and applied research. The irony is that while the U.S. In lieu of the U.S.

Blog Content 2.0: How To Create Pillar Articles In Today’s New Media Obsessed World by Yaro Starak

Tweet. Is The Pillar Concept Still Valid? Other sites online reference and link to your article in their content. The Mega Top List. The Infographic.

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The Biggest Facebook Mistakes To Avoid

Mike Michalowicz

We are far past the wild west days of Facebook, yet many users continue to treat it arbitrarily making faux pas after faux pas. Their b.o. Emoticons!

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Do Job Specs Matter?

Seeing Both Sides

Since the topic is so fundamental to the company-building process, I am pleased Paul agreed to share his thoughts. Like Pornography?  Short and Sweet.

Essential Leadership Lessons for Gen Y

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It might be a brave new world, but an old-school approach to leadership still works. Take notes. Wish I knew then what I know now. Take big risks.

12 Month Total Online Presence Blueprint

Duct Tape Marketing

photo credit: someToast via photopin cc. That was a really long sentence to say – “Dang, there’s a lot you have to do to get this right.”.

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8 Simple Steps to Extreme Personal Productivity

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

How to turn an ordinary workday into an incredibly productive day - no programs, expensive tools, or fancy apps required. And it's free. Use it. 2.

The paradox of how bugs and downtime can be a good thing

Often if I give a talk or I speak with someone about getting their idea off the ground, the topic of how solid the product should be comes up.

4 Easy Stress Busters

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

You need peace of mind to work efficiently and make smart decisions. Get back some of your sanity--and productivity--with these tips. It won't.

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How to Be Decisive and Lead without Regrets in 2013

Up and Running

This post was previously published on . Should you buy that new truck? Should you hire another employee? Should you order more inventory?

Windows 8: Epic Fail of the Decade?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Before you institute a company-wide upgrade, read this. Microsoft's newest operating system may not be worth the trouble. It all started with a bang.

The “No Update” Update

Eric Friedman

Thanks to Rob Wilk , VP of Sales at Foursquare, I have become a big fan of what he calls the “no update” update. You would think that its common sense to provide context into the project or deliverable, but that is not always the case. Eric Friedman Sales

Go From Employee to Entrepreneur: 4 Tips

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Use the skills, industry knowledge, and contacts you have today to set your business up for success. Sick of working for someone else? Cleaver asks.

Dear Disney…have you been reading my diary?

Jeff Hilimire

Freaking. Disney in the coming months plans to begin introducing a vacation management system called MyMagic+ that will drastically change the way Disney World visitors — some 30 million people a year — do just about everything. seating for parades, fireworks and character meet-and-greets. Read more… Innovation Mobile Technology

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5 Secrets for Catching a Whale

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Corporate America wants to buy from you! Learn how to crack the code to this trillion-dollar marketplace with these surprising strategies.

Amsterdam’s Rockstart Accelerator Sees Good First Year, Announces 2nd Edition


Amsterdam-based startup accelerator Rockstart last year launched a program to find and support ten teams of startup founders in Europe.

Set Your Financial Goal for 2023 Today: Here's How

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If you want to be financially successful, you'll outline a plan to get there. Here's the five steps that will get you to your 10-year goal. Bet on it.

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How Many Angel Investments?

Possible Insight

In this previous post , I used simulated data to examine the issue of adequate diversification. But I’ll devote separate posts to each issue. 

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First-time Managers: Don't Micromanage

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If your company culture is all about empowering employees, your managers need to know how to step back and just listen. Outcome? Why bother?

Will your startup be around for the long term?

Venture Cyclist

Who wants to know whether your startup will be around for the long term? Everyone. Investors want to invest in a company that will be around long enough to have a chance of making money. Customers don’t want to spend time and effort bringing on a new product or service that might go away. Tech industry Opinion

Want a Raise? Work at a Small Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

There are lots of reasons to love small businesses. They're more likely to have happy employees. percent for medium companies and 3.3

Agile 15 Oldest Microwave Seen Recently


My Photo · Chad Hagan: Check my sites for news about books, articles, ventures and adventures. View my complete profile. Pages. Blog Archive.

Where to Do Business in India

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Overall, India's economy struggles with corruption and over-regulation. But India is not just one economy. Cato Institute. Himachal Pradesh. Haryana.

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Sandy Hook Promise and Tech Activism

Both Sides of the Table

The tech community has become more politically active over the past 5 years and this is a good thing. enjoy it and so does my family. Very much so.

The Growth Company's Dilemma

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

When your business isn't a start-up but it isn't yet acting like a "big" company, your role as CEO must evolve from jack-of-all-trades to team-builder.

Life is hard. Go help someone (or ask for help)

This is going to be BIG.

I wrote this in my newsletter this morning. Honestly, I’m feeling kind of conflicted on what to write this week… It doesn’t feel right for me to comment on Aaron Swartz—I didn’t know him and I don’t know enough about the details of his case to go around placing blame. Talk to a friend.

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Inside Uber's Latest Taxi Launch

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Armed with a new transportation bill that's still awaiting the mayor's signature, the sedan-hailing app now calls certain cabs in Washington, D.C.

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Northern Europe: Keep The Tech Chill Baltics Conference On Your Radar


TechHub Riga is throwing another winter conference after the success of the TechCrunch Baltics conference last year. What more could you want?

Ray Lewis and Neil Saban: Effort is Eternal

Growthink Blog

I usually hesitate to analogize from the world of sports that of business. But the vast majority of us have to work at it. Ray Lewis. Nick Sabin.

How To Ask For Help, In Seven Steps

Mike Michalowicz

How To Ask For Help, In Seven Steps. Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones said it best, “I get by with a little help from my friends.” attitude.

Grand Cru A Finalist In the AWS Startup Challenge, Tells Us About Scaling Supernauts


For those of you who haven't seen our past coverage, Supernauts is sort of a sandbox game populated by Superhero-styled worldbuilders.

Investment Thesis for Life

Constantly Learning

Everybody against me. Why me? have not brought violence to you. have not brought Thug Life to America. didn't create Thug Life. diagnosed it. Tupac Shakur. When I saw Reid Hoffman speak to a small group at StartX, he stated that he used an investment thesis for everything he does. don't wait to advance myself only once a year. What do you think?