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How many start-ups in the US get seed/VC funding per year?


In very general terms, roughly 1,500 startups get funded by venture capitalists in the US, and 50,000 by angel investors. VCs look at around 400 companies for every one in which they invest; angels look at 40. original post can be found on Quora @ : [link] *.

Help Your Employees Be Fearless

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A recent survey reveals employees are afraid at work. Yes, even yours. Here's what you can do about it. They're afraid of making a mistake.

Setting up right

Life Beyond Code

The punch line in a joke makes no sense if the setup was not powerful. Here is an old joke that will demonstrate the power of setting up.

8 Pragmatics to Avoid Common Entrepreneur Pitfalls

Startup Professionals Musings

Behind most great startup success stories is a long list of mistakes! I offer these pragmatic recommendations: Buffer your funding requirements.

Level Up Your Website with Gamification

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Wikipedia defines gamification as the use of game mechanics and game design techniques in non-game contexts. Who Wants to Play? Everybody. Your nephew.

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Creative Destruction

Jason Ball's TechBytes

Last week, I spent 3 days in Helsinki at Slush. It’s the second time I’ve been there – last visit was three years ago. The differences between the two visits were staggering: last time there were circa 500-700 attendees. This year saw a 3000+ sell-out crowd. The floor was so thick you could barely walk. And they did.

Entrepreneurs to America: Send Us More Geeks

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Schools, parents, and pop culture are contributing to a critical shortage of engineers. Here's how to fix it fast. As Inc. Here’s what I learned.

Futureful Unveils Predictive Browser For iPad


One launch at Slush I was particularly interested in is Futureful. Essentially, Futureful has invented an intelligent browser for the iPad.

Holiday Gift Guide: What to Get Your Staff

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Scrounging around for holiday gift ideas? Look no further. Here are seven things your employees will actually want to keep. Look no further.

More Innovation

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On the New Florence blog The awesome slate at Cognizant Community Fan Conventions Technology and the 2012 World Series Media Room Makeover Vail Resorts EpicMax app Hawaii’s night of tsunami technology and terror Customer experience as a service Data encoded. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

How Rick Smolan Launched His A Day in the Life Photo Books

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Getting your team ready for 2013

John Morris

The post Getting your team ready for 2013 appeared first on Tapping the power of your peers. As we enter the holidays, I am always researching ways to improve the annual planning process. Here are ten practical steps to put a solid plan in place.

Do You Really Know It All?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

You may feel on top of the world, but Bright Pink founder Lindsay Avner says don't forget the rest of the world is out there too

Involve developers in the design process: Another reason to have development in-house

The Equity Kicker

Having development in house is really important for startups, principally because it is really hard to iterate quickly when using third parties. This is why technical co-founders are so sought after. Being able to involve developers in the design process is another reason to have your developers on staff. Three great reasons.

Probably the only day when I can tell you guys to get stuffed.

Mark Birch

Probably the only day when I can tell you guys to get stuffed and mean it. via countryandwestern ). Thanksgiving guitar country


In a galaxy not too far away.

deal architect

I recently saw a news item which had a buff looking Jabba the Hut (buff for Jabba) with a young looking Hans Solo. I racked my brains – was that from Star Wars 1,2…oh wait, that would be 4,5 …and. Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

HAPPY THANKSGIVING: If I Were a Bell performed by The Miles.

Mark Birch

HAPPY THANKSGIVING: If I Were a Bell performed by The Miles Davis Quintet - Some folks like to pack in the holidays with all sorts of activities and cooking and more activities. That seems overly exhausting. For me, the holidays are a time to chill, sit back, and relax. The best way to relax is to put on some Miles Davis.


Community Platform For Ward 103


My wife has today been formally appointed as a “shadow councillor” for Ward 103- Punjabi Bagh /Madipur in Delhi. For all intents and purposes it means she can now do whatever developmental work a good councillor should do without the malas and bhashans. She also has an interest in using Ward 103 as an innovation lab. General

100 HR Ideas for better Business : First 5


I was thinking within myself, if I have to give the best reading experience, what is that I can do differently on this Blog. I realized that tons of description may not excite any reader. Keeping it simple and sweet is the only way. I would be writing small bits of inputs/advise for business owners ,which could be used with ease.