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Two New Techstars Programs – Mobility/Detroit and Techstars++/Mayo Clinic

Feld Thoughts

Last week Techstars announced the new Techstars Mobility program, Driven by Detroit. Techstars will be bringing their proven accelerator model and extensive network of mentors, founders and corporations to Detroit to support this program. I’m fascinated with Detroit. Jason grew up in Detroit and has lots of stories there.

8 Startup Situations Challenge Founder People Skills

Startup Professionals Musings

The most-used workplace training programs are really about matters of the heart. entrepreneur founder leadership startupMarty Zwilling.

Founders Circle

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Last week my friend Chris Albinson formed an interesting new firm called Founders Circle Capital. In a nutshell, Founders Circle provides liquidity for the founders and employees of a “breakaway growth companies” so they don’t need to sell or take the company public prematurely. VC & Technology

Who should learn to program?

Chris Dixon

There has recently been a lot of talk in the tech world and beyond about getting more people to learn computer programming. Programming is a great foundation for a tech/startup career. Programming is an important part of being “culturally literate.” Programming is a great activity. Jobs & the economy.

HBS Entrepreneurs Founded the Most Startup Unicorns of Any MBA Program

View from Seed

38 unicorns, or 1 in 4 (24%), have at least one MBA founder. 63 MBA founders are represented among the 157 unicorns. Key Insights.

Announcing the 2016 Lean Startup Week Program

Startup Lessons Learned

We have a fantastic lineup of keynote speakers, including industry vets Guy Kawasaki, IBM’s Phil Gilbert, GV’s Jake Knapp, and Microsoft’s Tren Griffin , and rising star founders such as Hint Water’s Kara Goldin, General Assembly’s Matt Brimer, and Breather’s Caterina Rizzi. 31-Nov. 6 in San Francisco, we’ve got a pass for everyone. On Nov.

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Launching a Startup Travel Program with Volta in Halifax

Instigator Blog

In April I wrote a blog post titled Governments Should Fund Startup Travel Programs. The premise is simple: We need to get more early stage founders visiting Silicon Valley and New York to experience what a startup ecosystem is really like. Personal Development halifax Startups travel program GET ALL THE DETAILS HERE!

France Launches New Startup Visa Program (And Americans Love It)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The four-year visa is designed to attract founders and investors, who will receive mentorship from local incubators

Choosing a Programming Language and Framework for Your Startup

SoCal CTO

t prompted a good discussion around how CTOs go about choosing the programming language and framework for their startup. Or you might have an investor (or founder) who's convinced that you need to work in a given language (some VCs love Ruby right now). The rest is just down and dirty algorithmic programming.

Just Work the Program

Duct Tape Marketing

Just Work the Program written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Photo Credit: Barber Chair.

Upgrade your brain: Programming resources for coding newbies

The Next Web

Everybody in this country should learn to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think.”— This story continues at The Next Web.

Founder Labs NYC

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Programs like Y Combinator, Techstars, and many others have made the difficult phase of going from a founding team and an idea to a real business and funding just a little bit easier. Two of my favorite pre-accelerator programs are Startup Weekend and Founder Labs. " Founder Labs does it over 5.5 You can apply here.

[Singapore][Event] Inaugural PlugFest International Programming Competition Launches

YoungUpstarts

says Dr Krishnan SPT, co-founder of the Google Developer Group Singapore. Registration is open till 8 February 2013.

Founder Institute This Summer in Colorado

Feld Thoughts

So when Jim Franklin, the CEO of SendGrid (one of our portfolio companies and a TechStars Boulder mentor) asked if I would write a post about the Founder Institute program in Boulder, I told him that I’d give him control of my blog to write a guest post on it. Last summer Founder Institute held its inaugural class in Denver.

LaunchHouse Launches Startup Accelerator Program

YoungUpstarts

If you’re a technology-based startup with two or three co-founders, you can apply for the program here.

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Applications for Our 2013 Summer Fellowship Program Now Open

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Lightspeed is excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for our Summer Fellowship Program. The application is available here.

Programming Your Culture

Ben's Blog

Ask 10 founders about company culture and what it means and you’ll get 10 different answers. Here are three examples: Desks made out of doors – Very early on, Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, envisioned a company that made money by delivering value to rather than extracting value from its customers. I do this for my culture.

Founder Labs (continued)

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Roughly three months ago, I wrote a post noting that Founder Labs was coming to NYC. The next program is in SF from Aug 11 to Sept 22.

Should We Take Harvard MBAs Seriously as Startup Founders? [New Data]

View from Seed

Going to business school and becoming a startup founder are often positioned as conflicting choices by the media and startup bloggers.

Tool and resource list for new founders

The Startup Toolkit

TextIt – create SMS applications without programming (e.g. Twilio – makes phone calls and SMS as easy to program as websites.

What the Founder’s Email Address Says About Your Startup

Genuine VC

But the one thing I find which also makes a subtle impression on me when I meet a founder of a startup is the convention of the company’s email address. jsmith@startup.com <– This convention conveys the importance of scalability in the organization, even from the founding stage… most likely stemming from a technical founder.

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9 Founder Habits That Leave a Business Foundering

Startup Professionals Musings

I am more and more convinced that it is the right founder behavior that leads to success, rather than some exceptional intelligence or training.

Building Your MVP as a Non-Technical Founder

SoCal CTO

I did a presentation this week at Coloft that looked at how Non-Technical Founders can go about getting their MVP built.

Why All Business Founders Should Learn Basic Programming

YoungUpstarts

A business founder should learn how to program because code is the language of the Internet. by Lee Shen Han.

A Tech Founder's Guide To Picking A Non-Tech Founder

OnStartups

Founders are typically just “good enough” at a slew of things: fundraising, product, partnerships, etc. Why It’s Hard. The Most Common Mistakes.

The Yin and Yang of a great co-founder relationship

joel.is

I’ve always found it interesting to think about co-founder relationships. I think it’s super valuable to have different strengths as founders.

Why and When to Learn to Program

Spencer Fry

The only thing without a doubt that holds true for everyone learning to program is that you must deeply want to learn. Need to learn. Not me.

Governments Should Fund Startup Travel Programs

Instigator Blog

And launch a startup travel program. The government should have a program that pays for entrepreneurs to visit San Francisco (Valley / Bay area) or New York to experience the best startup ecosystems around. If you’re anywhere other than Silicon Valley or New York, a startup (or founder) travel program makes sense.

What the Founder’s Email Address Says About Your Startup

Genuine VC

But the one thing I find which also makes a subtle impression on me when I meet a founder of a startup is the convention of the company’s email address. jsmith@startup.com <– This convention conveys the importance of scalability in the organization, even from the founding stage… most likely stemming from a technical founder.

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How my co-founder and I structure ourselves as CEO and COO

joel.is

I guess that’s why I naturally enjoyed programming (though I rarely code anymore ). co-founders ceo coo roles We talked a lot.

How my co-founder and I structure ourselves as CEO and COO

joel.is

I guess that’s why I naturally enjoyed programming (though I rarely code anymore ). Coo Co-Founders Roles Ceo Tweet. Buffer.

Nine Bad Behaviors of Struggling Startup Founders

Startup Professionals Musings

I am more and more convinced that it is the right founder behavior that leads to success, rather than some exceptional intelligence or training.

Why Online Reviews Should Be a Part of Your Referral Marketing Program

Duct Tape Marketing

Why Online Reviews Should Be a Part of Your Referral Marketing Program written by Alex Boyer read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Summary.

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Rackspace Launches Linux for Ladies Training Program

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News At the Women in Tech Networking event at South by Southwest Interactive last week, Rackspace Hosting launched its new training program, Linux for Ladies, aimed at helping women get top jobs in the IT industry. San Antonio Linux Linux for Ladies Rackspace Women In Technology

Programming Your Culture

Ben's Blog

Ask 10 founders about company culture and what it means and you’ll get 10 different answers. Here are three examples: Desks made out of doors – Very early on, Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, envisioned a company that made money by delivering value to rather than extracting value from its customers. So what is culture?

Got "Founder Fit?" If You Want Venture Capital, You Need It

Up and Running

A few weeks ago I spoke with Boris Wertz, founder of JustBooks, COO of AbeBooks and founding-partner of Version One Ventures. In Boris Wertz.

A Four-Step Program for Entrepreneurial Success

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Sharing entrepreneur success stories can spark insight and inspiration for founders in the startup community

Your Guide to the Complete Lean Startup Conference Program

Startup Lessons Learned

We took the feedback we gathered in previous years to expand on and improve the program. We’ve recently added talks from: Former US CTO and current tech advisor to the White House, Todd Park; former Facebook engineering director Joceyln Goldfein; Dropbox engineering VP Aditya Agarwal; and KISSMetrics founder Hiten Shah. Workshops.

A New Program That Aims to Be a One-Stop Shop for Would-be Founders

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Got a world-changing startup idea but need both tech skills and support? Fullstack Fund might be the answer

Calling All FinTech Founders: The Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars

Feld Thoughts

Barclays and Techstars are today launching a program that will give ten innovative businesses the chance to shape the future of financial services. The post Calling All FinTech Founders: The Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars appeared first on Feld Thoughts. TechStars accelerator barclays fintech