The Year of Startups Everywhere

Feld Thoughts

But there is a trend that feels inevitable to me: “Startups everywhere.” When the phrase “Startup Communities” started to become mainstream around 2012, I made the strong assertion that you could create a startup community in any city with at least 100,000 people.

Startup Blog: Startup Basics Recap from Interview

Taffy Williams

Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. Monday, June 6, 2011 Startup Basics Recap from Interview Startup companies can be fun and fulfilling for many entrepreneurs. Thorough Research : This is an extremely important part of any startup.

Best Locations In The US For A Tech Startup

YoungUpstarts

If you believe that your idea is worth the effort of putting together a business plan and going through the development and funding process, you may have a potentially lucrative tech startup. Charlotte. This Florida city has been slowly earning its title as a burgeoning startup city.

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Startup Blog Insights with Taffy Williams - How to Make Ideas Into a Viable Business

Taffy Williams

He writes for the Startup Blog and Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business and is also found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group. Agile business development entrepreneur Startup Think Agile

Startup Blog discussion on Leadership and Team Building - Insights with Taffy Williams

Taffy Williams

Reference: Agile leaders build team work for better performance T affy Williams is the author of: Think Agile: How Smart Entrepreneurs Adapt in Order to Succeed and the Startup Blog. entrepreneur leadership management Startup

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A Sprinkling of Unvalidated Vision May Pay Long Term Dividends

Launching Tech Ventures

Launching Tech Ventures This blog collects student, guest, and instructor posts from Launching Technology Ventures, a Harvard Business School MBA elective course that examines lean startup management practices. Learnings from Applying “Lean Startup&# to a Scienc.

5 Good Recent Posts on Planning and Managing

Up and Running

Writing a Business Plan: 5 Things You Need to Know Charlotte Jensen interviewed me for this post and I think she did a great job. How to Find Your Angel Investor Also on entrepreneur.com, Joanna Krotz does a great job of summarizing the standard ways people connect with angel investors for funding their startups. Tags: Recommendations blogging AOLSMallBiz Charlotte Jensen Entrepreneur.com seth godin I’m hoping to be able to do this more often in the future.

Startup Blog Insights - Are Your Partners Agile and How does Your CEO Spin?

Taffy Williams

Check out the group Startup Group on Linkedin or his articles in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. Agile Agile Thinking entrepreneur investor Startup

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7 short hints for startups and entrepreneurs

Taffy Williams

You can also find him in the group Startup Group on Linkedin. Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur Startup leadership

Startup Blog Insights - Agile Contingency Planning and Agile Success

Taffy Williams

Referenced Articles: Agile thinking requires forward contingency planning Agile success generates great feelings Taffy Williams can be found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group. He has written more than 300 articles for: Startup Blog and Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business. contingency entrepreneur Startup Think Agile

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Isn't a 'Minimal Viable Product' Kinda Lame?

Launching Tech Ventures

Launching Tech Ventures This blog collects student, guest, and instructor posts from Launching Technology Ventures, a Harvard Business School MBA elective course that examines lean startup management practices. Learnings from Applying “Lean Startup&# to a Scienc.

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Relationships can make a difference in your startup

Taffy Williams

You can also find him in the group Startup Group on Linkedin. Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur relationships Startup business development Great relationships can be a great neutralizer in getting deals done!

Top 10 articles for 2012 from the Startup Blog

Taffy Williams

Startup Blog has been on line for about 2 years now. More than 200,000 have enjoyed the articles in Startup Blog and more than 50,000 have read the Examiner articles. 3 Main startup traits attract money and talent 2. Are You Involved or Committed in a Startup?

5 Ideas that may facilitate creating a startup business

Taffy Williams

This sounds simple, but too often entrepreneurs creating a startup do not have this concept properly developed. If you are an entrepreneur wishing to create a business, consider one of the following paths that may facilitate identification of a novel business idea for a startup.

Startup Blog: Prioritize!

Taffy Williams

Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. You can also find him in the group Startup Group on Linkedin. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. Yep, You and Your Startup Are Topics in the Rumor.

3 Main startup traits attract money and talent

Taffy Williams

You can also find him in the group Startup Group on Linkedin. Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur advisors mentors employee Startup management leadership director financing

The best guru for entrepreneurship and startup for your company

Taffy Williams

There is no shortage of advice on the web by all the great gurus providing management, entrepreneurship, and startup guidance. The numerous gurus on startups cover many of the same topics because the topics are so common to all companies. There is Magic In Your Head, USE IT.

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Startup Blog: Yep, You and Your Startup Are Topics in the Rumor Mill

Taffy Williams

Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. Sunday, June 19, 2011 Yep, You and Your Startup Are Topics in the Rumor Mill Networking is extremely important to entrepreneurs because it helps to identify individuals that can help you and your company now and in the future.

Insights on Your First Action Is Not Raising Capital

Taffy Williams

He writes for the Startup Blog and Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business and is also found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group. entrepreneur fund planning Startup

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Startup Blog: I Did What?

Taffy Williams

Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. You can also find him in the group Startup Group on Linkedin. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. Yep, You and Your Startup Are Topics in the Rumor.

The beast can kill your startup if you are not persistent

Taffy Williams

As an example, over the last few weeks I have been helping a young entrepreneur develop a startup business in the fashion area. You can also find him in the group Startup Group on Linkedin. Other articles are in the Charlotte,NC- small business section of Examiner.com.

Startup Blog: Take a Stand!

Taffy Williams

Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. You can also find him in the group Startup Group on Linkedin. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. Yep, You and Your Startup Are Topics in the Rumor.

Former MLB pitcher Jack McDowell hired to coach D-II team

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Former Chicago White Sox pitcher Jack McDowell has been hired to coach a startup baseball team at a Division II college

Insights - 5 Fails Entrepreneurs May Regret

Taffy Williams

Reference Article: 5 Fails agile entrepreneurs may regret and never recover Taffy Williams can be found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group. Agile entrepreneur failure Startup

Startup Lessons Learned 2011 streaming live

Startup Lessons Learned

I have been getting emails and tweets all day from people upset that they cannot get into Startup Lessones Learned 2011 - either here in SF, where we're sold out, or in one of the more than 100 simulcast locations around the world, many of which are sold out, too. Watch live video from Startup Lessons Learned on Justin.tv All I ask in return in that you pre-order the Lean Startup Book (on lean.st

Outtake3 - Funding - What It Takes for Me to Invest in You

Taffy Williams

He writes for the Startup Blog and Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business and is also found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group. entrepreneur Startup success ThinkAgile

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Outtake2 - Funding - It is the ROI not the Technology

Taffy Williams

He writes for the Startup Blog and Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business and is also found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group. entrepreneur Startup success ThinkAgile

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Outtake - Funding - Don't Cold Call on Twitter

Taffy Williams

He writes for the Startup Blog and Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business and is also found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group. entrepreneur Startup success ThinkAgile

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Sales and Marketing Is Up to the Startup CEO

Taffy Williams

Some professional marketing and sales trained individuals are entrepreneurs, but many of the startup CEOs do not have sales and marketing experience. Critical product sales and marketing staff are future hires to a startup CEO. Startups need money and/or partners to grow. Lean startups may need fewer funds, but they will soon start selling product or services. Marketing and sales are extremely important to startups and in many cases not limited to the final products.

Startup Blog: It's a Meltdown! Now what?

Taffy Williams

Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. Unless your company is one of the rare instant successes which do occur, you are going to have to build and develop the startup. You can also find him in the group Startup Group on Linkedin.

Investors may be attracted to a startup for one of these

Taffy Williams

You can also find him in the group Startup Group on Linkedin. Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. strategy pitch entrepreneur advisors investor mentors employee Startup financing Board Members

Did Simon and Garfunkel Sing About Your Startup?

Taffy Williams

Itis important to execute in as an expedient manner in your startup. Startups mayhave several key events that need to be managed simultaneously: 1) find money,2) build a product, 3) find partners, 4) set up overseas operations, and 5)manage a product launch. You can also find him in the group Startup Group on Linkedin. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur project planning Startup management

Startup Blog: Project Planning Is a Must

Taffy Williams

Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. The process becomes more important when the startup is a virtual or semi-virtual company with limited fixed staff. You can also find him in the group Startup Group on Linkedin.

Startup Blog: Who's the Boss?

Taffy Williams

Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. You can also find him in the group Startup Group on Linkedin. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. Yep, You and Your Startup Are Topics in the Rumor.

2013 Startup Trends That'll Stick Around in 2014

Inc Startups

As one of two managing directors of The Startup Factory seed-stage investment program, I get to travel the country speaking on behalf of investors, entrepreneurs and community leaders about the future of entrepreneurship. Startup success is a team sport.

The 10 Best U.S. Cities to Start a Business in for 2016

Up and Running

Grand Rapids is also home to StartGarden, a startup accelerator with the goal of turning Michigan into a flourishing business ecosystem. If you are interested in starting a business in Oklahoma City, check out these resources: Oklahoma Business Startup Guide. Charlotte, NC.

Startup Blog: On the Importance of Proper Goal Setting (by Tony.

Taffy Williams

Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. You can also find him in the group Startup Group on Linkedin. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. Yep, You and Your Startup Are Topics in the Rumor.

Are You Involved or Committed in a Startup?

Taffy Williams

Entrepreneurs in startup companies may spend years working before the company becomes financially stable or a reasonable exit turns up. A committed founder will seek every possible means of making the startup a success. A founder with more than one startup will not have the level of commitment toward each company and is likely to slight one for the other when difficulty comes. It is not enough to be involved in your startup.

Startup Blog: Stuck? Mix it up a bit!

Taffy Williams

Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. Developing an ability to hear and see what is taking place, and changing your mind is important in the fast pace development of a startup. A deal of this type changes the pitch and makes the startup look more solid.

Startup Blog: Why Do I Keep Doing This to Myself!

Taffy Williams

Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. You can also find him in the group Startup Group on Linkedin. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. Yep, You and Your Startup Are Topics in the Rumor.