Fri.Sep 06, 2019

10 Keys To Making Money By Investing In Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Investing in entrepreneurs and startups is a fun but different world from investing in conventional stocks, bonds, and commodities. First of all, it’s more of an investment in people than in a business, since the startup is usually an idea barely half-baked when they need your money.

5 Practices To Keep Your Legacy Business Relevant For Modern Consumers

YoungUpstarts

by Kelly Bosetti , CEO and founder of CEA Marketing . Small businesses offer the sort of personalized care and customer service that corporate giants can never match.

Learning From Silicon Valley About Blockchain Adoption

ReadWriteStart

One of Silicon Valley’s most compelling attributes is its lack of interest in the traditional bottom line. While most companies focus on revenue and profitability, Silicon Valley leaders tend to view valuation as a success barometer.

The Rise of Vlogging in Brand Awareness

The Startup Magazine

When it comes to increasing brand awareness, social media platforms are king. Not only do they allow businesses to access a global audience, but they also provide the perfect way to deliver relevant, interesting content to the consumer.

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Top September Tech Events to Attend in Austin

SiliconHills

This month marks the start of Fall and that so far is just a date on the calendar as 90 plus degree days continue to be the norm. That’s about 10 degrees higher than normal, according to local metrologists. But alas as Fall approaches, Austin’s startup activities also heat up.

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Saturday Startup Spotlight: Zirtue

Austin Startup

Capital Factory’s Saturday Startup Spotlight series continues this week with the CEO and Co-Founder of Zirtue : Dennis Cail. If you’ve ever been in a situation where you either lent money to a friend or perhaps borrowed some cash from them (and forgot to pay them back), Zirtue has a solution for you.

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Seal Training

Mike Michalowicz

The foundation of our physical and mental health is exercise. I run not because I love it, but to stay in shape and bring my A game in the rest of my life – including my business. One day I learned a little lesson that can be applied to running our businesses.

Thoughts on WeWork

This is going to be BIG.

I got asked by a reporter yesterday what I thought about WeWork’s IPO situation and I’ll summarize what I said here: First off, let’s pull back for a moment and acknowledge that WeWork has built a huge company that generates a ton of value for its members. Real estate was previously a huge headache for small businesses before WeWork made co-working mainstream. I don’t know where its valuation will wind up, but I believe that there is a going concern there that is worth billions of dollars.

6 Compelling Reasons Why You Should File Your Patent in the U.S

Kodorra

I always come across people who prefer to start filing their patents in their home country. Most usually ended-up there and not proceeding to file in other countries. I guess it’s usually due to the cost involved. I, on the other hand, prefer to file it differently.

How to Improve Organizational Diversity

Board Effect

Just as diverse boards bring many different and valuable perspectives to an organization, a diverse group of employees brings many benefits to a company for the same reasons.

Dan Willis on the major currency of credibility in the gig economy

Transformify

The ‘’Gig Economy’’ series sheds light on the future of work and the pros and cons of hiring freelancers and gig workers.