Thu.Feb 22, 2018

Three Bitcoin Billionaires Share Their Story of How They Moved Early into the Asset Class

Both Sides of the Table

At the recent Upfront Summit my partner Stuart Lander had the opportunity to show some California Love and interview three of the wealthiest Bitcoin owners, each of whom were some of the earliest owners in the asset class and who haven’t sold any of their holdings.

What My First Boxing Match Taught Me About Business

YFS Magazine

got in the ring in front of 700 people, with a rather large woman, and subsequently raised over $2,000 for cancer research. Lifestyle boxing business advice business lessons lifestyle sports starting a business

Mass Challenge Texas Selects 84 Startups for its First Program


Mass Challenge Texas has selected 84 startups to join its first accelerator program. The accelerator received 520 applications, with a little more than half of those going to the second round where 120 judges selected the winners, said Mike Millard, managing director of Mass Challenge Texas.

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NC Blue Cross: Tax cut will hold down rate increases, workers to get $1,000 bonuses

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

DURHAM — North Carolina's largest health insurer says its windfall from the new federal tax cut will hold down rate increases in the future, but this year will give charities millions of dollars and pay employees a $1,000 bonus

Imagine Virtua and Alamo Reality Bring the Alamo Back to Life Through Technology and Storytelling


By LAURA LOREK Publisher of Silicon Hills News Known as the Shrine of Texas Liberty, the Alamo in San Antonio holds a special place in the hearts of many Texans.

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5 Tips For Product Startups Wrestling With State & Federal Regulations


According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce , burdensome government regulations are directly responsible for the long-term decline in small business formation. Despite a 40% increase in population, Americans started about 11% fewer businesses in 2013 than 1980.

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The real meaning of entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurial Mind

There is a lot of conversation surrounding what the term entrepreneurship really means.

With 1 Tweet, Kylie Jenner Cut $1.3 Billion From Snapchat. Here's the Explanation Everyone's Missing

Inc Startups

It's not just what she did. It's exactly when she did it. Money


200 people in N.C. have died from flu this season; state on pace to set record

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

North Carolina is on pace for setting a modern-day state record for flu-related deaths after reaching the 200 threshold in the current season

Why the LGBT Community Is Launching Its Own Cryptocurrency

Inc Startups

On Thursday, the San Francisco-based LGBT foundation announced a new class of digital token, aimed at harnessing the purchasing power of queer people. Startup

Microsoft PowerApps and Citizen Code

deal architect

One of the most interesting sessions during the Microsoft Analyst Summit last week was one on PowerApps. The look and feel leverages the fonts and other features most of us are familiar with in MS Office. It's in Microsoft lingo. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

This Simple Technique Is a Surprisingly Effective Way to Stop a Bad Habit or Start a Good One

Inc Startups

Here's why giving yourself a time-limited challenge can make all the difference.


200 people in NC have died from flu this season, state on pace to set record

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

North Carolina is on pace for setting a modern-day state record for flu-related deaths after reaching the 200 threshold in the current season

Starting a Business May Be The Key to Boosting Your Confidence. Here is Why.

Inc Startups

There are 4 things I learned along the journey about how success will silencedoubtand increase your confidence.


How to Build Your Team, Plan Your Exit and Create Your Legacy

Duct Tape Marketing

How to Build Your Team, Plan Your Exit and Create Your Legacy written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Scot Hunsaker. Podcast Transcript. My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Managing Partner of Ardent , Scot Hunsaker.

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Inc Startups

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale. Sales

The Small Business Guide to Attract and Retain Great Employees

crowdSPRING Blog

Small businesses face a common challenge. According to the 2018 Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit report 70% of small businesses struggle to find and retain skilled talent. At 70 percent, this issue is nearly a pandemic among small businesses.

How Small-Business Owners Deal With Employees Who Need to Take a 'Caregiver Leave'

Inc Startups

One word: money. HR/Benefits

Transcript of How to Build Your Team, Plan Your Exit and Create Your Legacy

Duct Tape Marketing

Transcript of How to Build Your Team, Plan Your Exit and Create Your Legacy written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Back to Podcast. Transcript. John Jantsch: This episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is sponsored by Podcast Bookers.

Tom Brady's Stunning Instagram Post Is A Master Class On How To Deal With Loss 

Inc Startups

It's easier to feel anger,blame,rage, persecution, unfairness, and a range of emotions that only serve to distance us from the one inevitable and indisputable fact that we lost, instead of doing this. Innovate


AT&T Opens 5G Telecommunications Lab in Austin


The next big thing in telecommunications is 5G. And AT&T has been testing 5G transmission in Austin for a couple of years in specialized trials. 5G stands for the fifth-generation of wireless broadband technology. It provides faster speeds and better coverage than the current 4G standard. The service is expected to offer speeds up to […]. The post AT&T Opens 5G Telecommunications Lab in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

6 Powerful Ways to Keep Your Top Female Employees

Inc Startups

Hiring and promoting talented women is the right thing to do for society- and it's an economic imperative.

Rash of dead dogs in trash bags pops up in North Carolina county

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

WILSON — Several dead dogs have been found dead in trash bags in one North Carolina county within a week

24 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Taught a Major Lesson in Good Leadership with This Short Sentence

Inc Startups

In this 1994 interview with Rolling Stone, Steve Jobs showed a different side of his humanity. Icons of Entrepreneurship

Commute Hacking, Epic Fail

Jeff Hilimire

So, yesterday I had this great idea that I was going to become a lot more productive by not driving myself places. I would use Lyft and Marta, and during the rides I’d be able to do work (mostly email, Slack, etc.) Potentially this would add 8 hours of work-time to my week! And I gave it the old college try yesterday. I took two Lyfts, rode a Marta bus and took two Marta train rides. But, what I failed to know about myself is that.

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Want to Get Sick Less and Feel Happier? Do More of This Simple Activity (It's Not Exercise)

Inc Startups

Science has discovered a zero-cost, side effect-free way to boost your immune system, kill stress, and feel happier. Creativity

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US may never see another spiritual leader like Billy Graham

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) AP) — In the wake of the Rev. Billy Graham's death, religion scholars say this much is clear: There will never be another American spiritual leader with his reach and influence


Companies Are Reducing Employee Stress by Doing This 1 Simple Thing

Inc Startups

Financial stress wrecks havoc on your business. Personal Finance: Spread the Wealth

SparkCognition Announces it has Raised $56.5 Million in Funding


Austin-based SparkCognition announced this week it has raised $56.5 million in funding. The artificial intelligence company previously announced last June that it had closed on a Series B round of funding for $32.5 million. But since then, it landed additional investors that push the round of funding even higher to $56.5 million. The investors included […]. The post SparkCognition Announces it has Raised $56.5 Million in Funding appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Facebook's News Feed Changes Will Hit Small Businesses Hard. These 7 Tips Will Help You Survive

Inc Startups

Marketers are getting squeezed out of a critical social media channel. Here's how to earn a place in followers' feeds with meaningful content. Marketing

NYC Blend Event: How to Foster & Harness Diversity, March 5, 6-8:30pm

David Teten

I’m very excited to announce that HOF Capital is collaborating on an initiative, NYC Blend , which aims to provide access, transparency and education around various aspects of building diversity into funding and growing a business. NYC Blend was started by just a few VCs in New York and has now grown to a network of over 80 venture firms.

Think You're Unemployable? You're Probably an Entrepreneur  

Inc Startups

Entrepreneurs overcome obstacles. That's what defines them. Innovate

Thousands of dead fish wash up on Outer Banks

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

COROLLA — Thousands of fish have washed ashore along a two-mile stretch of North Carolina's Outer Banks

How This Athlete Won Olympic Gold -- While Pregnant

Inc Startups

Kerri Walsh-Jennings, professional beach volleyball player and founder of p1440, has won three gold medals at the Olympic Games.