Thu.Nov 08, 2012

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How A 17-Year-Old In India Bootstrapped To $7M In Revenue


The following is a guest post written by Sanket Nadhani. But that's not the interesting part. Also, brevity is good. It's not even sexy. Final words.

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What is an effective “pre-incorporation-agreement” between possible founders of a startup?


The bottom line is that the very question you are asking is one of the trickiest things of all when it comes to startup founding. My suggestion? Good luck! original post can be found on Quora @ : [link] *. Pivotal Moments equity Founder equity founder relationships founders incorporation agreement startups

LinkedIn Endorsements Changes Everything. Here's Why

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

LinkedIn endorsements is to small business owners what the Facebook 'Like' button was to consumer brands: influential exposure. Comment below

Working hard is not enough

Taffy Williams

This swan worked hard but never moved forward! It is easy to work hard and accomplish little. This is not the most ideal, but it does happen.

Tell Stories & You'll Boost Sales

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Storytelling appeals to how the brain processes information. Here's five ways to make that work for your business. That'd be informative, sure.

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Forget Presidential Politics: Here’s How We Create Jobs — And How You Can Help


Yet amidst all the partisan cheerleading and name-calling, there has been some discussion of substance. As The Economist put it, comparing U.S.

How "Mocial" Selling Will Transform Your Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Many customers understandably choose one of two ‘default’ methods for judging a purchase: price or size. That’s just the start.

ad:tech chat with Dave Morgan

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Dave Morgan is one of my favorite entrepreneurs. We've backed him twice at USV and he is also a very good friend to my and my partners. Dave has been building businesses at the intersection of madison avenue and the internet since the mid 90s. So when he asked me to do a fireside chat at ad:tech with him, I said yes in a nanosecond.

4 Rules to Build a Company You Can Sell

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A seasoned entrepreneur offers his best tips to get to an exit. A good first step: Give up the idea that you're building the next Facebook.

How Can I Use Social Media to Help My Real Estate Business?

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Blogging. It isn’t simply about showcasing your properties, though; it is also a great idea to market yourself and share the way you do business.

3D printing expanding through the industrial world vertical by vertical – now dental crowns

The Equity Kicker

If software is eating the world then 3D printing is atomising its factories and production centres. The entire process normally takes about two weeks.

'Break' Is the Most Important Part of Breakthrough

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Patterns and rules can be good. But sometimes you need to break them to create a breakthrough business. Many innovative companies create something new.

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Analysis of People’s Running Habits Using #nikeplus Tweets

Diego Basch

If you use Twitter or Facebook, you may occasionally see status updates that look like: “I crushed a 7.2 Here are the results. Cheetahs.

The Power of Determination

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A life lesson can come from anybody, even an almost drowned mouse. It's a true story about persistence in the face of overwhelming odds. Yeah, I know.


4 Ways To Boost Your Resume And Get The Job


by Lorie Knighton. With the workforce as competitive as it is, you need to do something to stand out. Find the Style and Design that Fits.

When Gangsters Tried To Extort Brooklyn Brewery

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Steve Hindy wanted to avoid corrupt business dealings. But he was tested as construction wrapped up on his Brooklyn Brewery


How Foreigners Can Get Involved in a Tech Start-up in China

Startup Noodle

I’m proud to announce a partnership with a local Start up in Beijing; Koombah. Their tag line says it all: “Helping you find your ideal home rental in Beijing” For the benefit of the foreigners coming to Beijing, we decided to partner, and help you have a soft landing. This is a guest post [.]. General Entrepreneurs Start ups

People Who Search Convert

Duct Tape Marketing

Thursday is guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest is from Terry Costa – Enjoy! There are several ideas for doing this.

WikiHow's Recipe for Success

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The so-called 'hybrid' company looks like a nonprofit, makes money like a business, and serves the community like a government. Bootstrapping.

The Importance of Revenue is Back - DShen's Blogs


Back in 2009, shortly after the 2008 crash, I wrote The Importance of Revenue at Early Stage, Now More Than Ever. Up to that time, we had been on a roll - startup investing was growing well and we had bought into building

Google introduces six-month trial for Cloud SQL, ups storage 10x to 100GB, adds EU datacenter

The Next Web

Google today announced a major update to its Cloud SQL, which, as its name implies, is a MySQL database that lives in Google’s cloud.

Fred Wilson: 5 Essential Start-up Insights

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Fred Wilson likes to call his first venture firm, Flatiron Partners, his “Web 1.0 start-up.” Content should function as advertising units.

The 7 Easiest Ways To Boost Sales & Profits

Growthink Blog

Are you looking to boost your sales and profits? So, since you ARE ready to grow, here are seven easy ways to do so: 1. That's where selling comes in.

After Obama Win, Owner Sacks Workers

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Murray Energy, the country's largest private coal company, laid off workers today--and linked the dismisals to Obama's regulatory policies.

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the big job

Start Up Blog

I was having a discussion with a colleague about staffing at the most senior level of an organization. Non technical, Director and CEO level jobs. In fact the discussion I was having was with a CEO himself. What he said actually surprised me, especially given the level he is at in his personal career. He disagreed. Present and dress well.

Is Bootstrapping Right For You? How to Decide

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A serial entrepreneur helps you decide if you should bootstrap or if you should seek venture capital. Is a big chunk of change worth an arm and a leg?

Community is Family

Feld Thoughts

This week’s The Founders is awesome. It reminds us that there are real people and real families behind every startup.

Changing the World One Punch at a Time

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

He was an investment banker with a boxing hobby. Of course, that's not really true. Proceeds benefit cancer-related charities. The fights were back on!

More New Renaissance

deal architect

on the innovation blog China’s architectural boom Not your parents’ cruise The human face of Big Data Paperless ProcessWorld Software AG innovation awards Pinterest Power You’ve got a Twitter, Pinterest and Gmail mashup The Robo-restaurant. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

Inbound Marketing Is Simple. Show Your Customer Some Love

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Brian Halligan, founder of HubSpot, gives a 101 on inbound marketing and its benefits

Table Host – Chicago’s New Premium Dining Concierge Service


One usually needs to score a reservation, often months in advance, for any chance at a leading restaurant. ” How does it work?

The World Doesn't Need Another 'Me Too' Anything

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

People pay for originality, fresh thinking, and differentiation, says venture capitalist Josh Linkner

5 Tips To Making The Most Out Of Your Small Business Saturday


By Deborah Sweeney, CEO of MyCorporation. Are you ready to shop small? Make ‘Em an Offer They Can’t Refuse. Normally offer 30% off sales? Offer Treats!


Is Your Business Having a Midlife Crisis?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Ask yourself these seven questions to determine if your business has reach a plateau and you don't know what to do next.