Sun.Nov 19, 2017

5 Ways Venture Capital Is Shaking Up The Tech Startup Landscape In Asia


by Marek Danyluk, managing partner at Space Executive. There is a thin line between success and failure for startups, and that is usually determined by capital. The more capital a startup has, the easier it is to get off the ground and ramp up growth.

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The 3 People That Every Company Must Have

Inc Startups

Founder & CEO of Work It Daily, J.T. O'Donnell, explains the different types of employees your company needs to succeed. People

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How To Improve Your Business Broadband Speeds

The Startup Magazine

Today’s commerce is done online. Having your online operations perform well is a significant step towards securing its lifeline. You need a quick and reliable broadband connection to sustain your online activities.

4 Proven Ways to Prepare Tonight for a Productive Tomorrow

Inc Startups

It's well known the way you start your morning affects the rest of your day. Productivity

How to Boost the Value of Real Estate Investments Using Wooden Furniture

The Startup Magazine

Despite the many advances that we have made in terms of expanding the range of materials we can use to make furniture, there are certain characteristics of wooden furniture that make it unique.

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Rafat Ali on Media Startups and the Nature of Venture

Hunter Walker

“1) VC money is not evil. 2) VC money is not sustainable. Those are not contradictory statements.” ” Those are Rafat Ali’s words from a post he wrote Friday in reaction to the cascade of bad news for a bunch of venture-backed new media companies.

This CEO Stayed By Her Paralyzed Husband's Side and Ran a Multimillion Dollar Company At the Same Time

Inc Startups

Donna Carpenter, CEO of Burton Snowboards, explains how she--with the help of the company--pulled her husband (and the founder of Burton), Jake through the darkest moment of their lives.

Rethinking Our Heroes

This is going to be BIG.

As I sat in the movie theater watching Justice League, I thought a lot about the idea of a hero in the context of 2017. Generally, we've thought of heroes as possessing some kind of special power--or larger than life. We've confused the powerful and influential for people we should look up to. Yet, as we've seen in the retelling of a lot of the comic book stories on screen, our heroes aren't always purely good, nor are they as good at being people as they are at being powerful.


American Airlines Made Me Hold My Child in My Lap for 4-Hour Flight, Says Mom

Inc Startups

What could have happened here? Best-Kept Travel Secrets


How A/B Testing Can Help Your Small Business Increase Conversions and Revenues

crowdSPRING Blog

A/B testing: fork in the road for your customers: which one is best? photo credit: Richard Croft ). We all have times when we wished, “what if?”. What if I had done this instead of that, or chosen this item instead of the other? What would have happened?

This Startup Got Banned From Google (But 3 Days Later, They Had a Meeting With Apple)

Inc Startups

Andrew Paradise, the co-founder of Skillz, recalls one meeting that changed the course of his company. Startup

Kyle Larson wins 2nd stage of NASCAR's season finale

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's season finale (all times local


This CEO Wants Employees to Leave Work Early (and Loudly Let Everyone Else Know That They're Going)

Inc Startups

Robbert Rietbroek, chief executive of PepsiCo Australia and New Zealand, says he wants leaders to "leave loudly" so everyone else feels comfortable doing it too. But does that make any sense in business?

TOP 25 REWIND: Spartans' Izzo hopes to see No. 1 Duke again

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Duke and Michigan State offered an early 1-vs-2 gem featuring a preseason All-American, a star-laden freshman class and a senior adding another big moment to a career that includes winning a national championship

If You're An Entrepreneur, This Is The Only Type Of Content You Should Be Creating 

Inc Startups

Content creation for entrepreneurs is about one thing, and one thing only. Innovate

Jordan Murphy leads Minnesota past Western Carolina

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jordan Murphy had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 14 Minnesota cruised past Western Carolina 92-64 on Sunday

21 Trends These Executives Saw in 2017

Inc Startups

Here's what has been gaining momentum in the last 11 months. Bringing Innovation to Market

Teravainen scores twice, Hurricanes beat Islanders 4-2

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — Teuvo Teravainen had two goals and an assist in the Carolina Hurricanes' 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Sunday night

5 Marketing Success Metrics You Probably Aren't Measuring

Inc Startups

These underused indicators of success will help you see where you stand in the competitive landscape. Marketing

33 inhumane violations found at Morganton poultry plant

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

MORGANTON — A poultry company in western North Carolina says it has installed cameras in the plant where live birds are present after a federal report found 33 inhumane violations

Delta Is Removing Something Incredibly Basic From Some Transatlantic Flights

Inc Startups

We have come to this. Best-Kept Travel Secrets


Sexual assault reports from Fort Bragg increase 28 percent

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH — A summary released by the Department of Defense shows reports of sexual assault from Fort Bragg increased by 28 percent in 2016 over the year before

Beyond Marketing: 4 Departments That Need Your Content

Inc Startups

Your content marketing efforts may start with the marketing department, but you're losing out if you let them end there. Marketing

Martin Truex Jr. caps career season with 1st NASCAR title

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

HOMESTEAD, Fla. Martin Truex Jr. capped the most successful season of his journeyman career as NASCAR’s champion


Amazon's Secret Logistics Startups

Inc Startups

Amazon's been hard at work, secretly launching its next wave of logistics businesses. Technology

DHHS discloses tailored plan initiative for intellectual/developmental disabilities

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

State health regulators have released the first of a series of Medicaid concept papers aimed at molding the state’s hybrid program initiative

8 Tricks For Maximizing Holiday Sales With Facebook Ads

Inc Startups

Maximize your holiday sales numbers with strategic use of Facebook advertising. Social Media Toolkit

Party time! Dale Earnhardt Jr. throws epic retirement party after finale

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

HOMESTEAD, Fla. Dale Earnhardt Jr. threw his own retirement party on pit road. Earnhardt popped out of his car, flashed a thumbs-up sign and chugged a Budweiser. Drenched in sweat and suds, he grabbed another cold one. It was

This Hardware Store Does What Amazon Can't: Blinking Lights, Santa Claus, and a Harpist in the Tool Aisle

Inc Startups

As the holidays approach, Boulder, Colorado's McGuckin Hardware starts to resemble Santa's workshop. Main Street

Oklahoma veteran recalls surviving a ship sinking

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

TULSA, Okla. (AP) AP) — Although happy to have escaped it, Glenn Huffman couldn't watch what was happening to his ship without feeling his heart sink

Coming to Terms with a Life Without Privacy

Inc Startups

How do we reconcile and thrive in a society where privacy no longer exists? The Inc.


Coal ash is focus in Duke Energy's $478M rate increase bid

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — The nation's largest electric company is fighting to persuade regulators that North Carolina consumers should pay 15 percent more on average, including nearly $200 million a year to clean up the toxic byproducts of burning coal

May Your Help Be Wanted

Austin Startup

Several conversations over the last month have turned to the topic of helping entrepreneurs. Having recently addressed founders in my chapter “Be Coachable,” allow me please in this essay to address this matter to you providers of help. As you probably know, I prefer advising founders in long, immersive engagements. It’s a bit like psychoanalysis — once a person gets on that therapy, he or she appears before a chosen shrink frequently and over a very long duration.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the North Carolina Lottery's "Pick 3 Day" game were