Sat.Jan 19, 2013

6 Key Characteristics of Innovative Startups Teams

Startup Professionals Musings

Entrepreneurs are usually highly creative and innovative, but many innovative people are not entrepreneurs. Since it takes a team of people to build a great company, the challenge is to find that small percentage of innovative people, and then nurture the tendency, rather than stifle it.

13 top mobile apps for entrepreneurs on the go

The Next Web

No entrepreneur is without a smartphone or tablet anymore, it seems. In fact, it’s hard to remember what, exactly, we did before we had the ability to stay on top of everything from operations to pitch deck edits on the fly (or in the middle of a family vacation — hey, it happens!).

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The Other Innovators Dilemma

deal architect

I like to believe, somewhat naively, my innovation case studies and talks inspire everyone. Reading this GE Innovation Barometer report, it becomes clear that innovation stories also cause anxiety and stress. I guess I have had several clues myself. Brian. Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) Industry Commentary Innovative Business Uses of Technology Offshoring (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant) Outsourcing (IBM, Accenture, EDS

How simple psychology can help increase brand engagement

The Next Web

Regularly engaging content is the holy grail of any social media page. However, most strategies tend to focus on posting content relevant to them without really considering what it is fans are looking for.

How We Hire Great Talent

Inc Startups

Vanessa Nornberg, owner of Metal Mafia, talks about why your sales team matters

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CASH IS KING — C-A-S-H — Friction Cost Reduction — Accountants, Attorneys and Consultants

Scalable Startup

Most startup entrepreneurs focus on one thing throughout the lifecycle of their company: bringing in CASH. C-A-S-H. Cash through investments, revenues, borrowing from F&F, VCs, convertible notes, deal terms, angels, etc. All of these things are magical words to early stagers. I attend and host many meetups and conferences for startups, and consult to several startups, and every founder is inevitably talking about Cash. Cash on Hand, The next Round, we just need $XXX,XXX. Cash, Cash, Cash.

MobilePOS – a few questions

VentureWoods

One of the primary reasons for this post on mobilePOS – is that we as a company are being inundated with requests from various mobilePOS start-ups from India, Europe and US, who seem to be replicating/inspired by the Square Inc. model and want to leverage , ‘Our network of merchants’. To explain ‘Our network of Merchants’ a brief background might be in order – I am the founder of a five year old electronic payments company called Paytronic Network.

So I’m Trying to Sell Off The Majority of My Sites

TylerCruz.com: An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

Okay… so far, so good: that’s 4 new posts in the past 8 days. I’m trying to get a new post up every 48 hours but we’ll see how long that lasts. In this post I have another video post for you.

MobilePOS – a few questions

VentureWoods

One of the primary reasons for this post on mobilePOS – is that we as a company are being inundated with requests from various mobilePOS start-ups from India, Europe and US, who seem to be replicating/inspired by the Square Inc. model and want to leverage , ‘Our network of merchants’. To explain ‘Our network of Merchants’ a brief background might be in order – I am the founder of a five year old electronic payments company called Paytronic Network.

Color Me Impressed by The Replacements - Could not end a week of.

Mark Birch

Color Me Impressed by The Replacements - Could not end a week of the ‘Mats without something on the more punk end of the scale. Hootenanny was a bit of an oddball album, situated between their hardcore outing Stink and one of the greatest albums of all time with Let It Be. This is classic ‘Mats though; their cavalier attitude towards success, fame, or seriousness.

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From Design Thinking to a Perch and a Pulse

The Product Guy

Every week I read thousands of blog posts. For your weekend enjoyment, here are some of those highlights. What are you reading this weekend? On Product Management… [link] Go for a valued drive to awesomeness! On Starting Up… [link] Check out this new perch in the Internet roundtable.

"We are moving into an era, for example, where the only way you can create enough jobs for people,"

Mark Birch

“We are moving into an era, for example, where the only way you can create enough jobs for people, and to generate enough wealth to have decently rising wages is to have creative networks of cooperation.” - Bill Clinton gets the peer economy. stevenberlinjohnson.com: Bill Clinton On “Creative Networks of Collaboration” (via fred-wilson ). jobs employment collaboration cooperation networks work workforce