Data in startups

Five Things I Learned at Startup School

By at October 31, 2011 | 4:01 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Larry Chiang via xconomy Y Combinator has a brilliant franchise. It is called Startup School. This year it is at Stanford University on October 29 and co-hosted with BASES, the Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students. Some of... Read more »

Business planning , Data in startups , Key lessons , Startup reading lists , Startup stories , Startups

How to know when to leave your startup

By at October 27, 2011 | 5:03 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Penelope Trunk via VB My third startup is Brazen Careerist. When I started building the brand of Brazen Careerist around the year 2000, I talked about ideas like job hopping as a way to build a solid career, and I warned that generation Y’s entry into... Read more »

Business planning , Data in startups , Exit strategy , Key lessons , Startup stories , Startups , Strategy

Entrepreneurship Myth: You Require An MBA to Start-up

By at October 23, 2011 | 1:59 pm | 0 Comment

Entrepreneurship Myth: You Require An MBA to Start-up

Original post by Guest Author via Pi You hear this debate more often than not on coffee tables and amongst want-to-be entrepreneurs. Without being too diplomatic my take on this is ‘NO’ you don’t need one to start up and that has absolutely nothing to do with me... Read more »

Business planning , Data in startups , Key lessons , Launching a startup , Startups

Startup tips: 5 great tools for freelancers (and small businesses)

By at October 19, 2011 | 5:59 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by MIKE via blog.crowdspring What is a freelancer if not a small business? Just like small businesses, freelancers must engage in marketing, manage payables and receivables and other accounting tasks, perform HR functions, direct production, and plan... Read more »

Business models , Business planning , Data in startups , Key lessons , Launching a startup , Startup marketing , Startups

“The Business of Big Data” at Strata Conference New York

By at October 8, 2011 | 6:00 pm | 0 Comment

“The Business of Big Data” at Strata Conference New York

Original post by Olaf Kowalik via blogs.waggeneredstrom I recently attended the O’Reilly Strata conference in New York which was themed “the business of data”. It was an incredibly inspirational week focused on the way big data is changing our world. I was most... Read more »

Data in startups , Events , Software & technology , Startup marketing , Startups

Design is becoming a competitive advantage for startups

By at October 8, 2011 | 4:55 pm | 0 Comment

Design is becoming a competitive advantage for startups

Original post by VentureBeat Technical founders have already become prerequisites in the world of tech startups. Now get ready for the designer founder. The combination of this new duo is going to change the world of tech forever. To quote Daniel Pink in his book A Whole... Read more »

Customer development , Data in startups , Product development , Software & technology , Startups , Strategy

My talk at Founder Fuel Fall 2011: Ok, you are a CTO now… what did you get yoursfelf into?

By at October 6, 2011 | 4:22 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Sylvain Carle via  A Frog In The Valley Slides from my talk last Tuesday as a mentor in the Founder Fuelaccelerator program. Ok, you are a CTO now... View more presentations from Sylvain... Read more »

Business planning , Data in startups , Startup marketing , Startups , Team building

Want to know your users better? Run your own analytics!

By at October 1, 2011 | 8:20 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Dwipal Desai via blog.theicebreak Theicebreak is all about understanding relationships. It makes sense then that we would want to ensure that we have a strong understanding of who we are in a relationship with—our user base. To do so, we focus on... Read more »

Customer development , Data in startups , Startups

Customer Value and Your Lean Start-Up

By at September 5, 2011 | 9:34 pm | 0 Comment

Customer Value and Your Lean Start-Up

If you’re currently in the process of securing funds for your lean tech start-up, it is vital to show others how your venture is creating customer value. If you can, do this by showing revenue growth. Focus not on the total revenue generated—as this will usually be a... Read more »

Data in startups , General , Lean startup , Sales , Startup News

What Makes an Entrepreneur? LinkedIn Data Offers a Clue

By at September 5, 2011 | 5:29 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Katherine Noyes via PCWorld Ask 10 people what it takes to be an entrepreneur and you'll probably get 10 different answers. Ask LinkedIn, on the other hand, and you'll get a pretty detailed picture complete with schools to attend, companies to start... Read more »

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