What Happened In 2015

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

2015 saw some of the candidates for the next big thing underwhelm. The same is true of the enterprise which also had a great year in 2015. But there aren’t many broad horizontal plays in the enterprise and verticals seems to be where most of the action was in 2015.

Kauffman Thoughtbook 2015

Feld Thoughts

My friends at the Kauffman Foundation have released the Kauffman Thoughtbook 2015. . If you are interested in startup communities, entrepreneurship, and how it grows and develops, spend some time online with the Kauffman Thoughtbook 2015. The post Kauffman Thoughtbook 2015 appeared first on Feld Thoughts. It’s a beautifully done, well-organized, and super rich with content web document about entrepreneurship.

Need Funding? 2015 Is A Strong Year For Startups

Gust

2015 is shaping up to be a strong year for the startup and early stage investor ecosystem. 2015 Is A Strong Year For Startups appeared first on The Gust Blog.

Kingpins 2015

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Insite is a great program that connects graduate students at leading universities to the startup community around them. It started in NYC and has been connecting graduate students at NYU and Columbia to the NYC startup community for well over a decade. It is now active in other startup communities around the US. They raise money each year for their NYC programs with a bowling event called Kingpins.

Need Funding? 2015 Is A Strong Year For Startups

Gust

2015 is shaping up to be a strong year for the startup and early stage investor ecosystem. 2015 Is A Strong Year For Startups appeared first on The Gust Blog.

Techstars 2015 Global Impact Report

Feld Thoughts

Techstars had an incredible year in 2015 and grew the organization on many dimensions. If you want a full view of what Techstars is – and is doing – today, take a look at the 2015 Global Impact Report. The post Techstars 2015 Global Impact Report appeared first on Feld Thoughts. link]. To everyone who has been involved in Techstars in any way, thank you! Techstars global impact report

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Business 2015 - Optimism, But Upgrade Your Strategy

Startup Professionals Musings

A healthy manufacturing sector, likely to gain even more strength in 2015, is creating an impetus to invest. 2015 business optimism entrepreneur strategy

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Monthly Roundup October 2015: How To Do Content Marketing Right

Brandanew

As you can see on my personal blog, 2015 has been a very heavy year of writing – which I truly feel grateful for and have enjoyed working on. The post Monthly Roundup October 2015: How To Do Content Marketing Right appeared first on Brandanew.

The 15 Best Movies for Entrepreneurs of 2015

Up and Running

If you’re looking for a movie recommendation, I’ve curated this list of 15 films from 2015 that are worth your time. This was one of my favorites from 2015. This is unequivocally the movie of 2015. Here are a few documentaries that are sure to fascinate from 2015.

HR Magazine: 2015 Trendsetters

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Excited to be on the cover of HR Magazine this month as a Trendsetter for 2015. We certainly hope 2015 is the year of The Alliance ! The Alliance

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Books I Read On Sabbatical 2015

Feld Thoughts

As 2015 comes to an end, it was a good year. The post Books I Read On Sabbatical 2015 appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Amy and I take an annual one month sabbatical completely off the grid. This is something that each of my partners and their families also do – we rotate throughout the year and the other partners completely cover for whomever is on sabbatical.

How to Become Your Own Boss in 2015 [Free Webinar]

Up and Running

Join us on January 20 at 1:00pm EST for a free webinar on how to become your own boss in 2015! Are you ready to become your own boss in 2015? The post How to Become Your Own Boss in 2015 [Free Webinar] appeared first on Bplans Blog. Are you unhappy with your soul-sapping job?

Branding Your Startup- Monthly Round Up, June 2015

Brandanew

The post Branding Your Startup- Monthly Round Up, June 2015 appeared first on Brandanew. The month of June just ended, and was full of wonderful energy and creativity at Brandanew. As usual, here’s a round up of all the content we shared with our partners in the last month.

TPPHP 2015 & December Designs!

The Product Guy

Thank you to everyone who made it to The Product Person Holiday Party 2015! It was a fun, record-breaking event with hundreds of people joining us over the course of the festivities! And, a few of the highlights were… VIEW SLIDE SHOW. DOWNLOAD ALL. … YOU !

Artists and John Mayer Entertain the Crowd at DellWorld 2015

SiliconHills

Bathed in a blue hue of light, DellWorld 2015 officially kicked off Tuesday night with a big party in the Austin Convention Center. Another […] The post Artists and John Mayer Entertain the Crowd at DellWorld 2015 appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin DellWorld 2015At the event, Dell brought in a variety of artists to entertain the crowd including a sketch artist. She drew people’s portraits on a tablet computer and then printed them out.

What Did Entrepreneurs Learn in 2015?

Up and Running

With this period of reflection, it’s a good idea to take a look at what worked—and what didn’t—for your business in 2015. I asked the entrepreneurs of the YEC to share with me their biggest takeaways for their businesses from 2015, and what lessons they learned.

GV 2015 Year in Review

Design Staff

On December 7th, 2015, we’re spending the day with more than 300 entrepreneurs at our GV Founder & CEO Summit. Continue reading on Medium

Innovation 2015 or Five Lame Excuses?

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Now is the time to impact 2015. Death or Kryptonite? From Superman Wiki. I have a vinyl record with one of those strategic skips that has it repeating — it drives me nuts — but I still play the record because I love the song so much.

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The Great Coding School Rollup of 2015

Feld Thoughts

The post The Great Coding School Rollup of 2015 appeared first on Feld Thoughts. I just saw my first proposal for a Coding School Rollup. As you are probably aware, 2014 saw the explosion of coding schools all over the US. These are typically four to 12 week programs. Some are full-time, others are part-time. Many are immersive and include internships. A few are longer than 12 weeks.

Be courageous in 2015

The Equity Kicker

Forbes have published a list of the 7 Cs to guide you in 2015 : Centre yourself. Be curious. Be courageous. Be candid. Be competitive. Instil character. Embrace change. All good advice, but for me ‘be courageous’ is the most interesting on the list.

[Event][Singapore] 2015 Battlehack

YoungUpstarts

The global 2015 BattleHack , organized by leading global payments providers PayPal and Braintree , will be coming to Singapore as part of a worldwide global hackathon competition that will see developers across the globe tasked with creating applications that solve specific challenges.

Happy Thanksgiving From Our Family To Yours!

Brandanew

Our Story being grateful Being thankful Gratefulness Happy thanksgiving thanksgiving 2015All of us here at Brandanew, wish you a great holiday. Happy thanksgiving from our family to yours. We’re immensely grateful for your support and love.

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2015 StartupLawyer.com Upgrade

The Startup Lawyer

I am happy to present an upgraded StartupLawyer.com! While just a soft launch, we added a left-side navigation bar with the intent of making content more accessible. Early reviews have been positive: About a year ago we released a Glossary.

SXSW 2015

Startup Lessons Learned

I''m excited to be speaking at SXSW for the first time in two years. On March 16, I''ve promised to talk about " Everything Eric Ries Has Learned Since 2011 " - the ways the Lean Startup movement has grown and transformed since I published The Lean Startup. I''ll also be officially announcing the launch of the Kickstarter campaign that I teased a few weeks ago.

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Burning Man 2015: Impressions and Lessons

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

2015 was that year. “Burning Man is Silicon Valley. If you haven’t been, you just don’t get it.” ” – Elon Musk. I’ve heard variants of this sentiment from many friends over the years.

9 tech investments entrepreneurs should consider in 2015

The Next Web

Entrepreneur 2015 Investment Tech There are so many new apps or pieces of software designed to make your business life easier – and more new technologies come out every year.

Small Business Owners’ Attitudes Change Mid 2015

YoungUpstarts

The survey was conducted in June 2015; it was sent to more than 35,000 small business owners nationwide. Participants were asked about their feelings and plans for the rest of 2015. By Carla Freberg, Vendor Services Manager at Balboa Capital.

Happy 2015

Venture Cyclist

Happy 2015… and here are some new year short pieces for you to look at. Julie Zhuo , who I don’t know, has a blog I just found but already love … here are two great posts that really speak to me, especially having spent so much time in startups and now at a big company: Start-ups versus Big Companies and also So You Think You Want to Manage? My colleague and mentor-extraordinaire, Brad Feld , recently suggested: If You Want A Response, Ask Specific Questions.

Top Ten 2015 Austin Tech Topics

SiliconHills

Looking back at 2015, Austin’s technology industry had a really good year. So […] The post Top Ten 2015 Austin Tech Topics appeared first on SiliconHills. It was a year filled with big acquisitions, the largest of which was Dell’s offer to buy EMC Corp. In addition, lots of interesting developments like Google’s autonomous cars testing on the streets of Austin continued to showcase the city’s innovative backbone.

Travels in 2015

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

2015 began for me in Maui. I’m on nodding terms with Dubai airport now, where I was twice in 2015, including an extended 8 day stint for work. I ended 2015 — and rang in New Year’s 2016 just a few weeks ago — in Havana, Cuba.

Key Insights from Elite Camp 2015 Speakers

ConversionXL

Elite Camp 2015 had an enviable line-up of heavy hitters and rock stars. Chris Hexton ( Vero ): Top 10 Email Hacks for 2015. Aleyda Solis ( Orainti ): The Ingredients for SEO success in 2015. The post Key Insights from Elite Camp 2015 Speakers appeared first on ConversionXL.

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My Mom’s Exhibit At CU’s Macky Fall Exhibition 2015

Feld Thoughts

The post My Mom’s Exhibit At CU’s Macky Fall Exhibition 2015 appeared first on Feld Thoughts. I love my mom’s art. If you aren’t familiar with it, following is a piece that will be at her exhibit starting next week at CU.

Pictures from #FriendsOfK9 2015

K9 Ventures

Check them out by clicking through to the album on Facebook… #FriendsOfK9 2015. The post Pictures from #FriendsOfK9 2015 appeared first on K9 Ventures. Pictures from the #FriendsOfK9 event on Thursday, September 17th are in! K9 The Kennel #FriendsOfK9 Facebook Pictures

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Your 2015 Personal Roadmap

StartupCFO

As I thought about it, I went back to my own experience and what I am doing personally to grow in 2015 and picked the thing that matters most: developing ourselves. The post Your 2015 Personal Roadmap appeared first on StartupCFO : Mark MacLeod.

Top Conferences In 2015

YoungUpstarts

Then get flights arranged, prepare out that travel money card and get yourself in town for one of these major conferences taking place in 2015. The theme for the 2015 event is “Leading Global Learning: Envisioning New Paradigms”. Events & Happenings 2015 conferences events

How To Make Audio Stories Using Podcasts To Tell Your Brand Story

Brandanew

My husband- an avid NPR listener switched over to podcasts last year. On his Twitter post that I read with great interest, he called one of them “pure podcast glory” He wanted to drive a little extra to hear Starlee Kine finish her mystery.

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Top 5 Apps of 2015

Jason Ball's TechBytes

Yes, there are many Apple Watch haters out there (I seem to meet them all and they tell me what ridiculously stupid fan boy I am for wearing one), but I genuinely miss the watch if I’m not wearing it, and using Apple Pay on the tube and in stores has become a motor reflex – I reach for my watch, not my wallet… So, my top 5 for 2015 are (in no particular order): Lifesum – health, food and fitness tracker out of Stockholm, Sweden.

Top 10 Most-Read Articles on ConversionXL in 2015

ConversionXL

Out of all the blog posts we published in 2015, these got the most attention. #10 The post Top 10 Most-Read Articles on ConversionXL in 2015 appeared first on ConversionXL. Every year we publish a list of most read articles on ConversionXL.

Four predictions for 2015

Version One Ventures

As we end an incredibly active 2014 in the tech/investment world, I am adding my own thoughts on what might be coming in 2015. Expect both of these trends to take off in a big way in 2015. In 2015, we will see the first major applications of VR outside the game industry. This dynamic has just started to emerge and will accelerate through 2015. Which technologies, trends, and areas do you think will break out in 2015?

YFS Magazine’s 20 Most Popular Articles Of 2015

YFS Magazine

Out of everything we’ve published in 2015, there were some articles that truly connected with readers across the world. Here’s a look at the 20 most read stories we published in 2015. Editor Picks Entrepreneurship Small Business startups startup lessons top 20 startup advice business lessons