Why Success Shouldn’t Be Defined By Revenue, Shareholders, Or Even You

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And unlike traditional taxi services, it elected to move across the state lines that the District of Columbia straddles, providing a one-stop shop for a ride home. Wikipedia is another perfect example of this. Instead, it’s a sign of the times.

Best Locations In The US For A Tech Startup

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Let’s say you have a great business idea that leverages the power of technology to meet a certain consumer or lifestyle need. As of 2016, the Kauffman Foundation found that certain cities are emerging as the new American tech hubs. The capital city of the U.S.

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How Do Digital Signatures Work?

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Digital signatures are the wave of the future for document management. The complex process of printing, signing, scanning, and e-mailing signed documents is now outdated. This type of cryptography relies on a public key algorithm with two numerical keys.

How to Cultivate a Female-Friendly Cannabis Brand

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With recreational cannabis use legal in nine states (and soon a 10th, Michigan), the District of Columbia, and in Canada, the cannabis industry is steadily growing. Women are responsible for 70-80% of consumer spending in the US.

DMV 100 Student Meetup | SkyFarm Interactive | #studentfounders

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There were students from Georgetown, American University, George Washington University, Catholic University, Gallaudet University, the University of Maryland, George Mason University, Johns Hopkins University, Howard University and the University of the District of Columbia.

Sick Leave for Your Employees: Why it Matters

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Beginning next month businesses in New York City that have 20 or more employees will be required to provide a minimum of 5 paid sick days for those workers every year. 7 Habits of Highly Effective Employees.

Hospitals- The Key to Healthcare Reform [Guest Post]

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Interview with Chip Kahn, CEO of Federation of American Hospitals. US elections are six weeks away and “Obamacare” is the wedge issue of the 2014 campaign. Hospitals represent the largest component (32%) of this spending.

Turning the Unemployed Into Entrepreneurs

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Self-Employment Assistance (SEA), a provision in the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 , legislation passed by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama in February, allows the states to “ empower unemployed workers to start their own businesses.”.

What Did You Do On Your Summer Vacation?

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For a group of 120 of the brightest teachers in the country, the answer to that question is lock themselves in an Atlanta hotel for a different kind of hackathon. And in a post announcing the release of the Teachfest content, Bill Gates shared his thoughts on what Learnzillion is up to: This past summer, TeachFest brought together more than 120 teachers in Atlanta for the “ultimate study hall.” The first of 2,000 lessons are going online this fall.

Economic Diplomacy and Tech Startups: the “What” and “How” of an Honorary Consul of France in…

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Economic Diplomacy and Tech Startups: the “What” and “How” of an Honorary Consul of France in Austin, Texas I do not have diplomatic immunity, but special license plates are available to me for purchase. All this for the post of Honorary Consul of France.

Barney Frank says: Don't Mess with VCs or Angels

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Barney Frank was crystal clear in his briefing with a group of CEOs that I participated in this afternoon: he is going to make sure that the final Financial Reform bill that gets worked out with the Senate won't mess with the angel or VC communities. He confidently stated that the Senate would pass a bill by Memorial Day and that the reconciliation process would be done such that the President would sign a bill by the 4th of July. .

The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

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To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, use the Order Reprints tool at the bottom of any article or visit www.djreprints.com. Order a reprint of this article now. SIGNIFICANCE PROMINENT. --> The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail. About three-quarters of venture-backed firms in the U.S. The Wall Street Journal reveals its third annual ranking of the top 50 start-ups in the U.S. Facebook.

Top Social Media Measurement and Tracking Tools

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Social media audiences have effectively become another universe of prospects to tap, which means measurement and tracking is essential to yielding from these visitors both direct and indirect revenue. While Facebook and Twitter offer their own analytics tools, a host of third-party offerings exist to pick up where they leave off. The breakdown: “We get most of our Facebook data by marrying up Facebook Insights data with our Web analytics from Adobe Sitecatalyst.

Episode 12: How to Define Your Target Market, Guest Eric Siu, and the #MinimumWage | The Bcast

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Share your point of view on Twitter, or email us to let us know! Competitive Research (with Eric Siu of SingleGrain) – (12:42). For a lot of small businesses, they start to think they’re making some sales, they’ve got a product. I’ve had a ton of fun.

Essential Startup Funding Tips from 8 Seasoned Investors

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Contact Us Submit News Contact Us Write for Us Spark of Genius Series Mashable | The Social Media Guide Business Mashable on Facebook Join Us! Mashable Mashable reached out to angels, seed stage investors and VC firm partners and asked them to share their wisdom with the rest of us.