Sun.Sep 23, 2018

10 Attributes Of The Ideal New Venture Job Candidate

Startup Professionals Musings

In a corporate environment, the focus of a job interview has long been demonstrating your match to the skills and experience outlined in the job description. In my experience with startups, that is still necessary, but not sufficient.

How To Speak Your Audience’s Language


Startup App Intro: Politiscope – Politics in the Palm of Your Hand

The Startup Magazine

How many times have you been sitting at a dinner table or watching the news and someone mention’s a politician by name and you have wondered who they are talking about? Or, maybe you’ve heard the name but have no clue as to their stance on certain issues.

Upgrading The Functions In Your Business


Virtual functions are critical to global businesses today. Everything from email to online contacts determine at what pace your business can operate and how well you can reach your targeted audience.

Investing Outside Of Silicon Valley: Now More Than Ever (Where “Ever” = 2013)

Hunter Walker

Homebrew is making more investments outside of Silicon Valley than we have in our history! That statement might be more dramatic if our firm was founded in 1983 instead of 2013, but speaks to a handful of changes in seed investing.

The Best Ways to Keep Your Employees Motivated

The Startup Magazine

No matter what kind of office environment you’re involved in, your colleagues will play the most important part in a working day. You’ve got to make sure that everyone is happy and willing to get the work done.

Monday Motivation: DON’T QUIT – Powerful Motivational Video


This motivational video is to help CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners start the week off on the right foot. Hold first. It will not be easy, but there’s no gain without pain. The common denominator of failure is excuses. Own your failures.

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Visiting Boston Oct. 3-5: events at Harvard and with SMA Consultancy

David Teten

I hope to meet some of the local investor and founder community when I visit Boston October 3-5: On October 3 evening , SMA is hosting a discussion on “ New Models for Engaging Talent: the On-Demand Professional ” at the Boston Marriott Long Wharf. You can see a preview of my presentation here: How Entrepreneurs and Executives Can Work with Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds.

Walker Twitter Highlights: August 26th – September 22nd

Scott Edward Walker

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, blog posts and video clips relating to startups, entrepreneurship and legal issues. Below are my three most popular tweets for the past month. Cheers, Scott. Top Three Tweets. Still love this: “If you’re afraid of failing you won’t get very far.” Steve Jobs [link]. Dear Founders: “Hire people you would work for.” ” -Reid Hoffman (via Zuck) at 2:36 [link].