Engine. Where Startups Come Together

Feld Thoughts

That’s where Engine Advocacy comes in. A few months ago, I joined the Advisory Board of Engine to lend my support to an organization that is doing amazing work for the startup ecosystem. Here’s an example of great work that Engine has done: During the fight against SOPA/PIPA last year it seemed to a lot of outsiders that the internet community’s reaction happened overnight. Engine connected 15,000 calls from individuals to their Senators that day.

How Search Engine Optimization Can Bring You More Clients

YoungUpstarts

Most importantly, is your site optimized for search engines and is it attracting the type and number of visitors you’d like? In the early days of the internet, while search engines were still in their infancy, search engine optimization was much simpler than it is today.

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Search Engine Optimization Algorithm Changes For 2017

YoungUpstarts

Search engine optimization is a practice used to help your website rank higher in the search results fields of major search engines. In the past, search engines only utilized one algorithm. The information above can help improve your search engine ranking.

It’s a Big Step from Engineer to an Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

Every engineer who has invented some new technology, or is adept at creating solutions, believes that is the hard part, and it should be a short step to take that solution to market as an entrepreneur. Engineers assume that the business issues can be resolved later.

7 Worst Entrepreneurial Perceptions From Engineers

Startup Professionals Musings

Every engineer who has invented some new technology, or is adept at creating solutions, believes that is the hard part, and it should be a short step to take that solution to market as an entrepreneur. Engineers assume that the business issues can be resolved later.

Rimini Street: The Little Engine That Could

deal architect

As part of its 2015 reporting, Rimini Street shared with me they now have as customers more than 125 Fortune 500 and Fortune Global 100 companies. That is pretty impressive reach when you also factor their smaller customers and many. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

How to Provide Value to Customers AND Get Higher Search-Engine Rankings

Rembrandt Communications

Simple SEO Tips for Your Business In my last post, I discussed what you really need to know about SEO, or search engine optimization, for your business. Basically, you need to provide your customers with valuable information, and the search engines will see this.

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A Great Graduation Speech For Engineers And Entrepreneurs

Feld Thoughts

My friend Krista Marks (now at Disney – which acquired her first company – Kerpoof ) sent me a copy of the graduation speech she gave at the University of South Carolina College of Engineering and Computing on May 8th. I asked her if I could reprint it here – it’s applicable to any engineer or future entrepreneur, not just recent college graduates. In 1989, I graduated with degree in Electrical Engineering from the USC.

Q2 2015 DDoS Trends – The Fall Of Search Engine Impersonators

YoungUpstarts

Search engine impersonators are bots that pretend to be crawling a website in an attempt to index it and find useful links. Most website owners are more than happy to have the search engine bots (googlebot and bingbot, to name a couple) browsing their website all day long.

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Flying Software Engineers To Boulder For Startup Week

Feld Thoughts

Boulder is full of software engineers, but we need more. If you are a software engineer, send ryanwanger at gmail a note containing the following: 1. Jobs Boulder engineers startup weekA lot more. So, several local companies pitched in some bucks and the organizers of Boulder Startup Week are buying plane tickets for five people to come out between May 18th and May 22nd. If you don’t know about Boulder Startup Week, take a look at the killer agenda.

Los Angeles CTO / VP Engineering Job Searches

SoCal CTO

As the organizer of the LA CTO Forum , I get lots of inquiries by job seekers and people looking for CTO / VP Engineering talent. I’ve written quite a bit about aspects of this topic, especially from the perspective of startup founders looking for talent – you can find these in: Startup CTO.

[Infographic] Silicon Valley Engineering Salaries In 2012

YoungUpstarts

The continuing tech boom has resulted in strong competition for top engineering talent, resulting in a subsequent upward surge in salary scales as well. Check out the infographic for more: Others Bay Area developers infographic salary data Silicon Valley software engineer

A growth engine without a profit engine is incomplete thinking

The Equity Kicker

In addition to a growth engine, companies need to understand their profit engine. I just saw this diagram on Growthhackers in an article explaining Uber’s success. And they have had a lot of success.

Network Visibility: The What and Why for System Engineers

The Startup Magazine

The post Network Visibility: The What and Why for System Engineers appeared first on The Startup Magazine. From both network and security perspectives, you can’t fix what you can’t see.

MakerBot Is Hiring Software and Manufacturing Engineers

Feld Thoughts

Software Engineer with a focus in Computational Geometry and Image Processing ( [link] applicantstack.com/x/detail/ a2m4ro97dz39 ). Manufacturing Engineer to be a strong leader for our manufacturing teams ( [link] applicantstack.com/x/detail/ a2m4ro9s06i3 ). MakerBot is hiring a lot of folks but they have a two specific needs that are unique. If you fit the description, or know someone who does, please reach out to me or apply.

Do You Know The Difference Between A Browser and a Search Engine?

Feld Thoughts

Tags: Technology browser search engine

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[Infographic] 2012 Q3: Software Engineering Salaries in Silicon Valley

YoungUpstarts

Software engineers are extremely high in demand, and over the past few years the growth in their salaries has shown exactly how much in demand they are. Here’s an infographic that shows you more: Others Bay Area developers infographic salary data Silicon Valley software engineer

5 Fun Office Hacks To Re-Engineer Team Productivity

YFS Magazine

Startups are re-engineering productivity. Here are 5 methods to promote business growth through a positive, relaxed work culture. Company Culture Grow company culture productivity productivity tips

The Engineer’s Dilemma

Austin Startup

I wholeheartedly believe that I didn’t choose to be an engineer, “it” chose me. I can’t even tell if it was nurture or nature since my mother, my step-father, my step-brother and his wife, are also engineers. My best friend from high school ended up being an engineer too.

5 Steps to Small Business Search Engine Optimization

Duct Tape Marketing

5 Steps to Small Business Search Engine Optimization written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. That’s how you think strategically about search engine optimization. Need more tips on search engine optimization? SEO SEO Guide Search engine optimization

How Andela Finds and Trains World-Class Engineers in Africa [Traction #41: Christina Sass]

View from Seed

Christina Sass is co-founder and COO of Andela, a company that locates, trains, and staffs world-class engineers in Africa for hire by tech companies in the US and elsewhere. The post How Andela Finds and Trains World-Class Engineers in Africa [Traction #41: Christina Sass] appeared first on NextView Ventures. They’ve sparked a movement, cracked the code on finding great coders, and have attracted investors like Mark Zuckerberg.

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Case Study: Resolving Airline Engineering Issues Using Videoconferencing

YoungUpstarts

Airline engineering issues arise due to lack of oversight; methods used for risk management and the use of temporary employees and outsourced specialists. We offer videoconferencing services that can bring airline engineers together online to resolve issues and discuss the industry.

Asking Engineers the Right Questions

The Equity Kicker

Specifically, we analyzed the forces that made it difficult for engineers such as Rodney Rocha to speak up regarding their safety concerns, and we looked at how leaders did not ask probing questions to elicit dissenting views. When I teach the case to engineers and other technical experts, I often hear them say that management needs to understand how to ask engineers the right questions, and how to interpret their results.

Understanding Real-Time Web Search Engines

Startup Professionals Musings

Perhaps the most interesting feature of real-time search engines is that the results are updated each minute. There are many instances in which a real-time search can yield better results when compared with traditional search engines.

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Human Engineering and Emotional Intelligence for Startups

VC Cafe

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Eureka! A New Era for Scientists and Engineers

Steve Blank

Silicon Valley was born in an era of applied experimentation driven by scientists and engineers. government agency that supports research in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering - is changing the startup landscape for scientists and engineers.

Do you need data engineering before data science?

Version One Ventures

One thread explored the differences between data science and data engineering. I’ll admit that I was completely unaware of the engineering behind data science when we first launched Insight Data Science back in 2012. However, quietly under our radar, data engineering (our “slightly younger sibling”) was emerging, stretching its wings, and undergoing its own evolution. You can read about this from Maxime Beauchemin , data engineer at Airbnb). Data Engineering.

Start Your Marketplace Engines

Genuine VC

Communities like those of uTest (software QA testers), as well as NextView portfolio companies GrabCAD (mechanical engineers) and thredUP (parents), which resulted in marketplaces had origins in this approach. But the most difficult challenge is starting the marketplace engine in the first place, which can be sparked with one of the techniques above

The Best Software Reverse Engineering Tools And How To Use Them

YoungUpstarts

Understanding the Need for Software Reverse Engineering Tools. This is also where software reverse engineering tools come in. Software Reverse Engineering Tools. How to Use Software Reverse Engineering Tools?

Hiring Your First Engineer: A Technical Entrepreneur’s Take

View from Seed

How do you build your engineering/dev team from the ground up? What kind of engineers do you need? Now consider a few high-level categories of engineers: Front-End. The best engineers I’ve worked with cross into multiple categories. If you know you are building something that is web-based but very UI intensive, an engineer with lots of Front-End experience is ideal. This is about trust — a lot of trust goes into this first engineering generalist.

Reverse Engineering a Career

This is going to be BIG.

It was an exercise in reverse engineering. Some product managers might be more technical, working on feature requirements and interfacing with the engineering team, while others might be more like brand managers who are the GM of their brands. I run into a lot of people trying to switch careers and join a startup. They're trying to get product positions and marketing jobs in particular, but they don't have any prior experience.

JumpCloud is Hiring 50 Engineers in Boulder

Feld Thoughts

JumpCloud , one of the fastest growing companies in Colorado, is looking for awesome Developers, QA engineers, DevOps admins, and Customer Success Engineers. Over the next year, they are planning to hire 50 people for the engineering team and about 70 across the entire company.

Search Engine Marketing - No Panacea for Startups

Startup Professionals Musings

Probably every one of you who has a business and a website have been approached through email or personal contact, and asked to spend money on Search Engine Marketing (SEM). Search engine marketing is simply buying advertising for your business from Google or another search engine company.

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3 Simple Ways To Improve Your Website’s Search Engine Rank

YFS Magazine

Grow Marketing & Sales company website marketing online marketing search engine optimization seo website design website developmentThere’s no silver bullet with SEO, but start by making your website fundamentally sound and you’ll be on your way to improved search results.

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Kevin Federline Search Engine

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, March 20, 2007 Kevin Federline Search Engine Just saw a post - Sleep with a pop star, get your own branded search engine. Dr. Karrer was valedictorian at Loyola Marymount University, attended the University of Southern California as a Tau Beta Pi fellow, one of the top 30 engineers in the nation, and received a M.S.

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Engineering a Regional Tech Cluster-part 3 of 3 of Bigger in Bend

Steve Blank

Dino Vendetti a VC at Bay Partners, moved up to Bend, Oregon on a mission to engineer Bend into a regional technology cluster. Part 3: Engineering a Regional Tech Cluster.

2015 Q2 DDoS Threat Landscape Report: The Downside Of The Decline Of Search Engine Impersonator Bots, And What It Means For DDoS Attacks

YoungUpstarts

On the surface, the news that the use of search engine impersonator bots is down from 57% of all DDoS bot traffic in 2014 to a miniscule 0.9% Nearly every website in existence welcomes Google’s search engine crawlers. Others cyber crime Google search algorithm search engine

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Ardent War Story 5: The Best Marketers Are Engineers

Steve Blank

Building an Advisory Board In my travels outside the building I kept my eyes out for articulate and visionary scientists and engineers who had expertise we lacked, and were willing to help in an advisory capacity. Ardent War Story 5: The Best Marketers Are Engineers [.]

Guts: From Bio-engineering To Cheese Tea Cafe

Hearpreneur

This quote resonates with me the most because I come from engineering background, and I have zero knowledge in business or finance whatsoever to help me run my business. The thought of cheese is often associated with pizza and sandwiches. But, have you ever thought of the fancy cheese tea?

Human Engineering and Emotional Intelligence for Startups

VC Cafe

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The Small Business Guide To SEO (Search Engine Optimization) in 2017

crowdSPRING Blog

If you’re moving slowly or have yet to implement search engine optimization (SEO) strategies as part of your overall marketing efforts, you’re falling behind your competitors. Image Source: SEO Linkbuilding.

An Interview With A CU Boulder Engineering Student

Feld Thoughts

A few weeks ago I sat down to do a 30 minute interview with a young woman from CU Boulder who is an engineering student. For Any Young Entrepreneur: My interview with Brad Feld was encouraging to me as an engineer with a passion for innovation. I love talking to, meeting with, and teaching college students. She did a great job of capturing my essence, and that of Foundry Group, in our interview. I particularly loved her conclusion, which I asked if I could repost (she said yes).

Introducing The Commitment Engine

Duct Tape Marketing

Introducing The Commitment Engine. As you can see from the image here, my third book – The Commitment Engine – Making Work Worth It is just about ready to go. The Commitment Engine hits the shelves Oct 11. Duct Tape Marketing commit The Commitment Engine