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Understanding VCs

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

I saw Joe Fernandez ‘ tweet a few days ago and thought “he is making an important point.” ” too many young entrepreneurs talk about vc’s like they’re heroes and their blog posts are scripture. — Joe Fernandez (@JoeFernandez) August 19, 2016. VCs are not heroes. We are just one part of the startup ecosystem.

Want To Sound Unprofessional? Here Are The 30 Words People Mispronounce The Most

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

An official list compiled by Dictionary.com shows that people don't know the strangest things

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What ZenHub adds to GitHub and why it matters to you

47 Hats

Developer teams succeed or fail largely depending on what their development process is. Most of the developers reading this post are very familiar with GitHub (My sincere condolences if you’re stuck with BitBucket.). For the past 6 months or so, I’ve been keeping my eye on something new: ZenHub.io. DeveloperNews

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Making The Platform Economy Big And Hard To Miss

YoungUpstarts

By Kurt Bilafer, Global Vice President Sales & Success at WePay. Why did WePay wrap a train car?” Matchmaking plus. So what is a platform?

25 Successful Women Bloggers

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Carol   Carol Tice, an award-winning, fun-loving freelance writer living in the Seattle area. She is obsessed with helping writers earn more from their work. Sue I’m Sue Dunlevie (hello!) and I help bloggers make more money with their blog so they can work at home, be their own boss and spend more time doing what they love. Lynn ClickNewz!

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Top 25 PPC Bloggers to Follow

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Learn how to use social media and affiliate advertising to make money. The world of digital marketing is literally at your fingertips. Blog & Gro

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The 1 Word That Will Allow You to Achieve Any Goal

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Do you feel stuck, stagnated, slow, in accomplishing your goals? There's one word that can put a stop to to that

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Is telecommuting killing your startup?

The Next Web

One of these current trends is telecommuting and it’s picking up some major steam. … This story continues at The Next Web.

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Dropping an investor

David Cohen

I’ve seen a few cases recently where a startup decided to remove a particular investor from their regular “update” emails. The startups were doing this because they found out that the investor had invested in (or otherwise supported) another company that they viewed as competitive. The fix is easy. This is never good.

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A Path Forward in California!

OnlyOnce

A Path Forward in California! They are all accepting applications now for October start dates. Click on the links above to see all their opportunities.

You Have A Plan B? Science Says That's A Really Bad Idea

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

You're just being rational, right? Perhaps you shouldn't be

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Pros and Cons of Product Management

The Product Guy

The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Nominate someone today! tweet ). link].

Book: String Theory: David Foster Wallace on Tennis

Feld Thoughts

I love tennis. love David Foster Wallace. DFW was a tennis player and a pretty good one, especially as a junior player. Having been to the U.S.

Five Lessons Learned Getting to a Second Fund

This is going to be BIG.

Today, I'm happy to announce that Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, the firm I founded and continue to run as the sole General Partner, has raised a second fund, totalling $15.1 million in commitments. Nearly all of our existing investors returned, and they were joined by a couple of new family offices and a prominent college endowment. What does this mean?

5 Simple Habits That Will Make You a More Positive Person

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

You're much more in control of your outlook than you imagine

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Why Even The Busiest Startups Should Value Work-Life Balance

YoungUpstarts

by Elliot Tomaeno, founder of  ASTRSK. You may be located in a city that never sleeps, but that doesn’t mean you and your startup should follow suit.

Early Mornings Are Your Best Untapped Resource

YFS Magazine

By rising early, you’re setting the tone and course for a day of success. Lifestyle lifestyle personal development success work-life balance

It Pays To Maintain Trusted Relationships In Business

Startup Professionals Musings

You only get once chance for a great first impression, so don’t forget that content wins in relationships over style. Avoid naysayers and downers.

Top Advertising Execs Reveal How to Break Through Creative Blocks

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Creative blocks are frustrating and not always easy to overcome. Advertising Execs who work with top brands share their solutions

It’s All About The Entrepreneur

Feld Thoughts

I’m in Minneapolis with my partner Seth. We had a meeting at Best Buy headquarters, met with a gang from the Mayo Clinic who drove up from Rochester, spent the afternoon at the Techstars Retail Accelerator  which is at Target headquarters, and had dinner with Revolar. It’s two full days of immersion in the Minneapolis startup community.

See Who Made the List of The Top 25 Plus Size Fashion Bloggers in 2016

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

After doing tons of reading and research, I have finally compiled what I would consider to be the top 25 bloggers that cover plus-sized fashion. 

15 Entrepreneurs Share Their Favorite Inspirational Business Quote

Hearpreneur

Share André Gide wrote that,”Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said again.”

Radically Increase Your Charisma With the 'Rule of 3'

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Remember this simple formula to become way more charming

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13 ways companies should improve their data security in the age of IoT

The Next Web

As our world gets more and more connected, consumers and businesses alike must think fast about how they protect important information.

How To Reduce Startup Risk Using Existing Technology

Startup Professionals Musings

There are many levels of innovation that go beyond copying someone else’s idea, but stop short of pushing the leading edge (bleeding edge).

How To Take A Great Idea From Inspiration To Completion

YFS Magazine

Shepherding a project from inception to completion is rarely easy.

Want to Find Your Passion and Become Massively Successful ? This True Olympic Story Will Inspire You All Week

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Gwen Jorgensen won a gold medal in Rio, and demonstrated how the Rule of Good Enough can help you achieve success

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4 Ways To Fail The Right Way

YoungUpstarts

By John Wechsler, Founder & CEO of Launch Fishers. But would any of these stars have attained greatness without these failures? think not. If J.K.

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Top 25 Must Follow Investing Blogs for 2016

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Manage my own investments, Are you Serious ? However, the plethora of various experts can lead to information overload. Carbon Beach. Like the List !

Social Trends Podcast: A Vision For A Business Operating System

Brandanew

The Social Trends Show where we meet social experts, brand owners, bloggers and all sorts of creatives got a high degree of ultra cool recently.

You Can't Recruit the Talent You Won't Develop - 3 Fixes for the Here & Now

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If you haven't already prioritized coaching in your hiring strategy, the time is now

Dell Medical School: a Catalyst for Austin Startups

SiliconHills

By TIM GREEN Special Contributor to Silicon Hills News In July, after several years of preparation and construction, the Dell Medical School started instruction with its first class of students. Austin

8 Reasons Why Your Marketing Campaign Needs an Infographic

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

If you look around, you will be amazed at the amount of content that is being generated every day. billion people. Business adsense

How to Identify Your Strengths and Weaknesses

Up and Running

“Know Thyself”—an ancient Greek maxim inscribed in the forecourt of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi. What are you good at? Let’s begin. 1.