Lean Startup Conference Comes to New York & London

Startup Lessons Learned

Whether you need advice on how to design a good experiment, how to get buy-in from your boss, or what key metrics to track to hold your team accountable, we’re here to help. We’ve got two learning opportunities for you this spring: Join us at Lean Startup Conference New York (May 10-11) in Brooklyn for an intensive two days of specialized corporate innovator education and networking. Guest post by Melissa Moore & Jennifer Maerz of Lean Startup Co.

5 Lessons in Office Design From TED's Innovative New York Digs

Inc Startups

DesignA good business team needs an office that helps maximize energy and productivity. TED, the nonprofit known for producing 18-minute viral videos, has some tips to help.

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Take a Video Tour of Facebook's Frank Gehry-Designed New York Office

Inc Startups

The social network recently gave Inc. an exclusive guided tour through its gorgeous headquarters in downtown Manhattan. Here's what we saw

Social Trends Podcast: Building Quality Human Engagement For Your Brand

Brandanew

and manages social media, blog campaigns and media placements across a wide range of industries (from home design, cooking and wellness to student loans, law and multi-state taxation) for Three Girls’ clients. .

From New York to London, Jobs in Product Management

The Product Guy

Thousands of employers across all areas of product, from management to design, from digital to physical, are looking to fill positions from our community. Business Systems Product Manager @ Equinox (1 Park Ave New York, NY) Keywords: Business Systems, Corporate Systems, Enterprise Applications, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Product Manager [link]. PRODUCT MANAGER (CMS SOFTWARE) @ TMP Worldwide (New York, NY) Keywords: CMS, Content, Product [link].

The “Good” Student « Steve Blank

Steve Blank

Google requires transcripts for new grads. And even not-so-new engineers. Theme: Digg 3 Column by WP Designer

This Zero-Waste Design Studio Doesn't Make Anything Until a Customer Orders It

Inc Startups

This New York City-based firm is doing something radical: using 3-D printing to transform the way products are conceived, manufactured, and purchased. Design Awards

User Experience Design Tactics for Product Managers

The Product Guy

In our a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Marc Wendell, lead a conversation around “UX Design Tactics”. In this position, Dustin’s primary responsibilities include product portfolio management, new product introduction and product line strategy deployment.

Simple Design is What You Need, Not What You Want

Redeye VC

When the Affordable Care Act took shape last year, a trio of New York entrepreneurs saw a big opportunity: 40 million people on the brink of choosing their own health insurance — one of the most confusing processes known to man. Starting with New York City, Oscar’s founders believe the health insurance industry needs an overhaul to provide a better customer experience, and that human-centric design will lead the charge.

Twitter Link Roundup #276 – Patriotic Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

We just love sharing articles about fonts, logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! Live From New York: Breaking Down The Enduring Impact Of SNL fastcocreate.com/3046884/live-f….

Venture Capital Access Program launches to aid women and diverse entrepreneurs

David Teten

I am very happy to announce today a new program I’ve been working on designed to support women and diverse entrepreneurs, particularly those in the technology sector. Women-owned businesses, according to the Forte Foundation represent about 775,000 new startups per year.

Twitter Link Roundup #283 – Old Fashioned Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

We just love sharing articles about fonts, logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! New York Activist Group Calls For Apple To Ditch The Gun Emoji crowdspring.co/1L0nKuM.

Twitter Link Roundup #274 – Non-conventional Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

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In spite of Reagan and his ‘nomics, we did manage to have some fun, listen to some great music, and sit on some really weird Milan-inspired designer furniture. Airbnb Design Head On Why Designers And MBAs Make Perfect Power Combos crowdspring.co/1FWNbZH. The 1980s.

Eyeing an IPO, Dropbox Is Expanding to New York

Inc Startups

The cloud service provider, which is rumored to be preparing to go public, bought office chat company Zulip and is now hiring 25 employees for a New York City outpost.

New York to London–Upgrade that Product Career

The Product Guy

Thousands of employers across all areas of product, from management to design, from digital to physical, are looking to fill positions from our community. Director Product Management @ Diligent (New York, NY) Keywords: b2b, mba, Product Management, Saas [link]. Marketing Director, Unstuck @ SYPartners (New York, NY) Keywords: marketing [link]. If you are a great product person looking for a great product job, or vice versa, check out our job board.

Facebook's New York State of Mind

Inc Startups

Ten years into Facebook''s existence, the company also is marking its two-year anniversary in New York City. Building Up New York They had lunch with the mayor. With the new Gehry-designed digs downtown, it might be even easier for Facebook to lure top talent.

Design Lessons from a Pizza Craving

crowdSPRING Blog

But because we tend to think a lot about design at crowdSPRING (duh), I found my mind wandering to random design questions related to pizza. You might not think a slice of pie has much to do with design, but as my hunger-fueled research has revealed, you would be very wrong. Design questions start at the product level: what shape the shape of the pizza be? And then you have a super tricky product design issue: is it better to cut the pizza into squares or triangles?

Graphic Designer Milton Glaser on What Everybody Gets Wrong About Design

Inc Startups

The artist behind the iconic ''I Love New York'' logo explains why design doesn''t mean what you think it does

Applying Product Management to Web Design in a Multiscreen Era

The Product Guy

In our a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Ian Moulton, lead a conversation around “Multiscreen Web Design”. In this position, Dustin’s primary responsibilities include product portfolio management, new product introduction and product line strategy deployment.

Square Snaps Up New York Design Firm

Inc Startups

Along with a team of designers, the deal also offers the west coast-based mobile payment start-up a New York headquarters. Square prides itself on simple and sleek design, and the acquisition may help the company set itself further apart from competitors like Intuit and PayPal.

Flipboard Inks Deal with The New York Times

Inc Startups

Flipboard announced today that it has inked a content deal with the New York Times, marking a first for both companies. The New Yorker and WIRED announced they would no longer allow for articles to appear in their entirety on Flipboard, AdAge reports.

Twitter Link Roundup #258 – Whole Buncha Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

We so like to talk about fonts, logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! Is Your Office Design Is Bumming Everyone Out? Co.Design | business + design crowdspring.co/1zATvD0.

  New York City, ‘nuff said…

Mark Birch

. New York City, ‘nuff said…. New York City NYC logo design awesome

Twitter Link Roundup #282 – Profoundly Great Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

Our friends at the New York Times get to do stuff that, frankly, makes me jealous. For instance, the other night they got to go for a ride on the brand new carousel at Battery Park, in lower Manhattan. The architects Claire Weisz and Mark Yoes have designed a magical undersea journey – an incredible ride for the senses. The Lexus Slide Hoverboard Is Real – Design Milk crowdspring.co/1DDcWTC. The Rise of the Almost-Flat Design Web Trend crowdspring.co/1DDcZ1T.

New York, London, San Francisco — The Latest Product Management Opportunities

The Product Guy

Thousands of employers across all areas of product, from management to design, from digital to physical, are looking to fill positions from our community. Technical Product Manager/Solutions Architect @ Lifion, by ADP (NYC (Chelsea)) Keywords: Agile, Architecture, Product Management, Software Engineering, UI Design [link]. Short Term Gig: Product Requirements Analysis @ Reliant Solutions (New York City) Keywords: Freelance, Product Management, Short Term Gig [link].

Turn Your Web Design Talent Into Freelance Success

YoungUpstarts

By Dan Bochichio, co-founder of Bocain Designs. With so much demand and opportunity, now seems like a great time to tap into the market for quality freelance web designers, but what can you expect? Web design is an increasingly competitive profession.

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5 Stunning Projects From One of the World's Coolest Design Firms

Inc Startups

New York's AvroKO has influenced countless other designers and won awards around the world for their work. Here's why

Twitter Link Roundup #287 – Cool Stuff Small Business, Startups, and Designers!

crowdSPRING Blog

He has consistently embraced new tools and new technology, and to wonderful effect. We do love sharing articles about fonts, logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff!

Twitter Link Roundup #257 – Fresh Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

This little one is brimming with talent and creativity and I hope that scouts from the Bolshoi, The Joffrey Ballet and, the New York City ballet are watching! Now that you’re inspired to try out some new moves. How to Choose a Great Name for Your New Business crowdspring.co/1M3M6EY.

The Most Persuasive Font

Mike Michalowicz

Back in 2012 a cool experiment was run, unknowingly, on readers of the New York Times. When you write proposals, design your website, send an email… never forget this: Looks matter. Errol Morris feigned a survey to see if readers responded differently to different fonts.

Applying Product Management to Web Design in a Multiscreen Era

The Product Guy

In our a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Ian Moulton, lead a conversation around “Multiscreen Web Design”. In this position, Dustin’s primary responsibilities include product portfolio management, new product introduction and product line strategy deployment.

Bye, Bye Waterfall: 5 Steps to Implement Responsive Web Design

www.readwriteweb.com

Bye, Bye Waterfall: 5 Steps to Implement Responsive Web Design. Congratulations, you’ve finally convinced the powers that be that your next Web-design project needs to be responsive. Responsive approach: So why implement responsive design over the waterfall process? Design.

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I'm Running for the New York Tech Meetup Board

This is going to be BIG.

I’m just as familiar with the New York Tech Meetup as anyone. I was also part of the original New York Tech Meetup board and participated on it until last year. Over the last seven years, I’ve not only been an active contributer to the NYC innovation community, but I have strived to help make it more accessible, creating new leaders and supporting other people’s projects. By design, the meetup itself creates many spectators.

Twitter Link Roundup #261 – Jaw-Dropping Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

We so like to talk about fonts, logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! The Apple Engineer Behind The New MacBook Speaks–And What He Says Might Shock You! Date Night for Architects: New York’s Newest Restaurant with Design Cred crowdspring.co/1xlcGQt. I Tried To Design The Perfect Night’s Sleep. Bored? Bored on a plane?

From Product Design to Product Marketing … #jobs #prodmgmt

The Product Guy

Thousands of employers across all areas of product, from management to design, from digital to physical, are looking to fill positions from our community. UX/UI Design Lead @ globaledit (New York City, New York, United States) Keywords: designer, enterprise, product design, UI, UX [link]. Senior Product Designer @ Flow (NYC / Hoboken, NJ) Keywords: Designer, Product, UI, UX, Wireframing [link].

Twitter Link Roundup #267 – Flawless Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

We just love sharing articles about fonts, logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! A Designer’s Introduction to “Agile” Methodology – Tuts+ Web Design Article bit.ly/1JT4QEb.

How Twitter's Retweet creates Pagerank for humans

Watching Websites

The Communilytics stuff was really interesting; we proposed a new “long funnel&# model that incorporates both community metrics (such as followers, amplification, and the like) and traditional analytics (conversion rate, checkout value, and so on.)

Twitter Link Roundup #281 – We Love Great Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

We just love sharing articles about fonts, logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! Reasons Why Interior Design Is Moving Online crowdspring.co/1OLLCDu. Design.

Spotify’s Design Lead on Why Side Projects Should Be Stupid

Redeye VC

Today, he designs and builds new products for Spotify in New York, but he couldn’t have predicted that when he dropped out of school at age 15 to work as an apprentice in a computer shop in Austria. He couldn''t have predicted that when he applied to graduate schools and design schools and was told repeatedly that he didn''t have enough training or talent to build a career. Tobias van Schneider lives his life like one big side project.

Twitter Link Roundup #266 – Irreproachable Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

We so like to talk about fonts, logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! The Last Days Of Streit’s, New York’s Jewish Willy Wonka Factory bit.ly/1G0HYQ8.