Startup Risks – Legal, Insurance and Technology Protections

The Startup Magazine

The sheer quantity of data that is processed by any company on a daily basis, especially startups and businesses whose core market is digital, makes them a target for hackers and thieves. Let’s take a closer look at some of the ways in which a startup business owner can protect their assets.

What the 5 Stages of Grief Teach Us About Technology

Startup Professionals Musings

How many times have investors heard startups start their pitch by touting that their technology is “disruptive?” The concept of disruptive technology was first introduced by Clayton M. Unfortunately this “quickly” may be too slowly to save initial startups in the space.

Startups Need To Build Solutions, Not Technology

Startup Professionals Musings

Technical entrepreneurs love their technology, and often are driven to launch a startup on the assumption that everyone will buy any solution which highlights this technology. Customers buy solutions, not technology.

Technical Writers are Vital for Technology Startups

ReadWriteStart

A technology start-up without a Technical Writer is similar to a new small business without a marketing plan. The post Technical Writers are Vital for Technology Startups appeared first on ReadWrite. Entrepreneurs Startups Tech Technical Writer technical writers startup

What You Need To Consider When Investing In Technology For Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

Once you have gotten through the initial phases of building a startup, the next step is to invest in the necessary technology to get your business off the ground and running smoothly. Others startup advice technology

8 of the Hottest Jobs in Information Technology

The Startup Magazine

Information technology includes a diverse range of career paths that lead to fulfilling lucrative specializations. Here are the eight different types of jobs in information technology. . They typically help out those who are generally not technology savvy.

Startups Must Tout Market Needs Before Technology

Startup Professionals Musings

Even though I love technology, I always cringe when an entrepreneur starts his pitch by touting his new technology. He has forgotten that new technologies are perceived by most customers as causing more pain than the problems they hope to eliminate.

Great Startups Are Where Soul and Technology Meet

Startup Professionals Musings

Some entrepreneurs forget that they can’t use people the same way they use technology to build a startup. Inventors, for example, are skilled in manipulating technology, but may have little interest or experience engaging people to make an effective team.

Startups Should be Wary of Disruptive Technologies

Startup Professionals Musings

How many times have investors heard startups start their pitch by touting that their technology is “disruptive?” The concept of disruptive technology was first introduced by Clayton M. Unfortunately this “quickly” may be too slowly to save initial startups in the space.

Great Entrepreneurs Sell Solutions, Not Technology

Startup Professionals Musings

Even though I love technology, I always cringe when an entrepreneur starts his investor pitch to me by touting his new technology. They have forgotten that new technologies are perceived by most customers as causing more pain than the problems they eliminate.

Supply Chain Strategy Tips For Technology Startups

YoungUpstarts

It is important to understand that as a technology startup, having a strong supply chain strategy in place can help an organization reduce costs and reduce certain risks. Thinking Aloud Andrew Armstrong business advice supply chain management technology startup

Technology Is Still Essential To Non-Tech Startups

The Startup Magazine

Competition is high in a technology-based society today. We hear about the many startups that are technology-based, but what about the startups that are not tech-based? Technology for Non-Tech Startups. The software is the technology behind the convenience.

8 Keys To Keeping Up With Technology In Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Technology is so key to every business these days that experienced business-smart but non-tech entrepreneurs are feeling deeper and deeper in the hole. Startups succeed most often when the founding partners know how to build and run a business, rather than how to build and run technology.

How To Reduce Startup Risk Using Existing Technology

Startup Professionals Musings

It may not be as sexy, but starting a new business which builds on an existing technology or business model is usually less risky than introducing that ultimate new disruptive technology. There is always time later for your next startup, using that disruptive technology of your dreams.

Founder Interview: RedMane Technology’s Tony Lakier

The Startup Magazine

As part of The Startup Magazine Founder Interview Series , we talked to Mr. Tony Lakier. Tony is the Founder and CEO of RedMane Technology. He has some insights on technology and how to use it to impact the world. Technology is just one of our tools.

Benefits of Using VoIP Technology in a Startup Business

The Startup Magazine

You’ve managed to run your startup business, and now you’re wondering: How To Start A Business And Be Competitive? VoIP is a technology that sublimates the characteristics of fixed telephony and internet communications. For startup businesses this is a very important issue.

7 Technologies Changing the Construction Industry

The Startup Magazine

Technology has influenced every aspect of modern life and the construction industry is no exception. Breakthrough technology is being developed to provide new techniques and materials for construction. Here are 7 construction technology trends to watch evolve.

Great Businesses Focus On Solutions, Not Technologies

Startup Professionals Musings

Even though I love technology, I always cringe when an entrepreneur starts an angel investor pitch to me by touting his new technology. They have forgotten that new technologies are perceived by most customers as causing more pain than the problems they eliminate.

A Startup CTO’s Take on Early Technology Choices & Tradeoffs

View from Seed

Below, he answers questions about developing products from scratch, as well as the difficult technology choices and tradeoffs CTOs must make. NVV: When do you start thinking about technology choices and what you’ll use to build something?

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Smart Entrepreneurs Don’t Need Disruptive Technology

Startup Professionals Musings

It may not be as sexy, but starting a new business that builds on an existing technology or business model is usually less risky than introducing that ultimate new disruptive technology. There is always time later for your next startup, using that disruptive technology of your dreams.

Blockchain Technology Is Building A Traceable Revolution

YFS Magazine

As new blockchain startups push for recognition it’s possible to get a bit lost. Finance Grow Technology blockchain technologyCryptocurrencies and blockchain represent a new gold rush.

How To Embrace Disruptive Technologies And Succeed

Startup Professionals Musings

All too often as a startup investor, I hear the term “disruptive technology” from an entrepreneur, played like a trump card that should override any other potential business qualms. In fact, most investors avoid disruptive technologies as extremely risky, with long waits for a payback.

Startup Shootaround: Making Sense of Voice Technology

View from Seed

Editor’s note: The NextView team periodically holds internal “shootarounds,” where we discuss a startup topic or trend and try to make sense of it for everyone involved: entrepreneurs, investors, and consumers. Below is a lightly edited transcript of our latest shootaround on voice technology.

Here’s How To Manipulate Technology To Boost Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

There’s no question, your start-up is going to be relying on technology for a long time. Whether it is instant-messaging, social media or as an e-commerce marketplace, you’re going to be getting in touch with the internet a lot during your time with the startup.

Outsourcing Technology Alleviates Payroll Burden For Startups

YoungUpstarts

Startups are often focused on innovations and new technology, trying to find a niche in the market that hasn’t been filled or delivering a product/service unlike anything else. Do they offer more than technology? by Andy Roe, General Manager of SurePayroll, Inc.

Hillary Clinton’s Initiative on Technology & Innovation

Feld Thoughts

Yesterday Hillary Clinton announced her Initiative on Technology & Innovation at Galvanize in Denver. I pondered what Trump’s equivalent would be and decided it is likely to be a tweet that says “Technology loves me.” If this topic is interesting to you, it’s worth spending ten minutes and reading the full text of the Hillary Clinton Initiative on Technology & Innovation. Invest in Science and Technology R&D and Make Tech Transfer Easier.

How to Build an All-Star Remote Technology Team

The Startup Magazine

This kind of companies, for example, can augment the teams behind successful startups in the Bay area while operating in Asia, Eastern Europe or South America. How to search for A-players for your remote technology team? How to hire technology superstars?

Accelerating Technology Change and Continuous Learning

Feld Thoughts

At dinner last week, my long time friend Dave Jilk (we just celebrated our 30th friendship anniversary) tossed a hypothesis at me that as people age, they resist adopting new technologies. People working in information technology tend to take a producer perspective. The following is an observation more purely from the perspective of the consumer of information technology. Discrete technology advances are giving way to continuous technology advances.

Relate Your Technology Solution to Customer Values

Startup Professionals Musings

Young entrepreneurs often are so excited by new technology or their latest invention that they forget to translate it into a value proposition that their customers or potential investors can understand. This priority applies to big companies, as well as startups.

Dual Founders Manage Technology Startups Better

Startup Professionals Musings

I often hear the qualms of business-smart but non-technical entrepreneurs, wondering if they really have a chance in this high-technology marketplace. I tell them that if their idea or solution is technology intensive, they clearly need technology strength on the team.

5 Modern Technologies That Make Launching A Startup Easier

YoungUpstarts

Fortunately there are plenty of resources and technologies to help make the startup phase easier. Data loss is a major reason why startups stumble, and even fail. Use a tool like MeetEdgar to schedule out social media updates about your startup, news and giveaways.

Your Startup Technology is Like a Banana

Startup Professionals Musings

By Bob La Loggia, CEO StormSource Technology is like a banana. Just like technology, a banana has very distinct phases. Eating a green banana is like introducing a technology for which people aren’t ready. entrepreneur startup technology banana business

6 Marketing 101 Tips For Technology Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

You can have the best technology, but if customers don’t know you exist, or they don’t know how your technology solves a real problem for them, your startup will fail. Yet I see many technology entrepreneurs that focus on the basics of marketing too little and too late.

Greatly Improve Your Real Estate Business By Using Blockchain Technology

YoungUpstarts

For those who are totally lost when it comes to blockchain technology , just imagine one huge spreadsheet that has been duplicated thousands of times over across massive computer network. Others blockchain technology real estate business

Great Startups Are Where Soul and Technology Meet

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Some entrepreneurs forget that they can’t use people the same way they use technology to build a startup. Inventors, for example, are skilled in manipulating technology, but may have little interest or experience engaging people to make an effective team.

5 Technologies Here Today That Will Change Your Life

Startup Professionals Musings

As a new business advisor and technologist, I often think about the large array of opportunities for entrepreneurs as technology seems to be evolving faster and faster. Many technology advances have negative implications for certain industries and segments of society.

5 Stages of Technology Adoption Compared To Grieving

Startup Professionals Musings

How many times have investors heard startups start their pitch by touting that their technology is “disruptive?” The concept of disruptive technology was first introduced by Clayton M. Unfortunately this “quickly” may be too slowly to save initial startups in the space.

New Buying Habits Are More Important Than Technology

Startup Professionals Musings

Many entrepreneurs think that adapting to the new technologies, like smart phones and Internet commerce, are the key to attracting new customers. High-technology product startups, without customers, don’t make a business.

Resisting Digital Technology in the Swiss Watch Market

The Startup Magazine

However, the luxury watch industry remains associated with lifestyle and as long as it is on the same track, technological innovation is not something urgent. The post Resisting Digital Technology in the Swiss Watch Market appeared first on The Startup Magazine.

Advancing Your Startup: Simple Technologies That Will Help Any Growing Business

YoungUpstarts

Technology is the key to improving how business is done in our modern age. With every new technological advance, savvy minds are always seeking to know how such advancements can improve how people approach handling business-related problems. by Cameron Johnson.

Making Technology Work For Those Who Aren’t Working

Feld Thoughts

“How do you make technology work for those who are not working? Especially for those who are not working because of technology.” I’m also comfortable with my first principles, like the notion that a key part of the improvement in our situation, both economic and cultural, around the world are startup communities. The post Making Technology Work For Those Who Aren’t Working appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Technology mit simon johnson society

How Not To Run Your Own Technology Startup

YoungUpstarts

This is not about running a startup badly, it’s about not doing the things that are not core to your business. Resources app development applications development development mobile apps technology web-based applicationsby Ian Smith of Captricity.

Technology Means Pain and Customers Want Solutions

Startup Professionals Musings

Even though I love technology, I always cringe when an entrepreneur starts his pitch by touting his new technology. He has forgotten that new technologies are perceived by most customers as causing more pain than the problems they hope to eliminate.