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Selling Your Company to Tech Talent at Your Next Job Fair

By at October 24, 2013 | 11:07 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Elizabeth Magill While a great deal of the job market remains sluggish - with far more applicants than qualified openings - the tech market has a different tale to tell. The search for top tech talent can feel like an angler trying to reel in an elusive... Read more »

Blog , Hiring , Key lessons

A Startup Guide For Making Your First Executive Hire

By at October 21, 2013 | 6:29 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Kyle Wong via Forbes Starting a company is easy, building one is hard. As a startup founder your job is to recruit a world-class team. The first step is to naturally surround yourself with a passionate founder team with complementary skill sets whom you... Read more »

Blog , Hiring , Key lessons

How to build a viable business model?

By at August 8, 2013 | 3:16 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by tlesselin What makes a business model viable? How to move it from viable to great? What are the key metrics to analyze business model performance? How and when should you decide to change your business model? ... How to build a viable business model? ... Read more »

Business models , Guru Program , Key lessons

How to Get Your Resume Noticed

By at October 3, 2012 | 3:57 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by MARIE LARSEN via I’ve got to be honest here: Sometimes going through resumes is a drag.  Don’t get me wrong, HR is a great field to work in and it is incredibly rewarding, but there are things that we see in HR that cannot be... Read more »

Jobs , Key lessons

Bootstrap, Don’t Borrow: How To Finance Your Business Without a Loan

By at September 6, 2012 | 11:12 am | 0 Comment

Original post by DIANE KENNEDY via D&B The most powerful way to build your business is without a loan or investors. The money you make will all be yours, unencumbered by debt, or the need to share with other investors. There is something all-American about building a... Read more »

Key lessons , Startup marketing

Be Concise!The Top Questions Asked At A Y Combinator Interview

By at April 28, 2012 | 6:13 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Mike Butcher via TC As of yesterday Y Combinator began its marathon series of interviews to decide which startup teams will ultimately go through the – now world-renowned – program. Interviews go on for five days. Rumours that people have been seen... Read more »

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Where Fraggle Rock Meets da Vinci

By at March 1, 2012 | 1:56 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Michael del Castillo via portfolio [caption id="attachment_5371" align="aligncenter" width="372" caption="The creators of Fraggle Rock have got a new project in partnership with mobile education startup VINCI."][/caption] Anew partnership between Jim... Read more »

Business models , General , Key lessons , Startup News

One Hundred Days/Day 62

By at February 28, 2012 | 7:14 am | 0 Comment

Original post by KERN AND BURN I was attracted to the opportunity to work in an environment where people take risks by following their passions. — CHRIS MUCCIOLI Like so many designers Chris Muccioli came to design through a passion for music. He said, “I came to... Read more »

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5 Tips to building the right Social Media Team

By at February 24, 2012 | 4:57 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Gopi Mamidipudi via socialmediatoday Why do you need a Social Media Team? Your business should manage its online reputation actively, aggressively and continuously with no letup ever. This can get arduous and nerve-wracking, unless you follow a certain... Read more »

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14 Asian Startups That Caught Our Eye This Week

By at February 16, 2012 | 8:12 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Willis Wee via PO It is post-conference week but our team has been continuing with our work on the blog. In the last seven days, we have had a couple of Asian tech startups on our radar, specifically from China, Indonesia, Taiwan, Philippines, India,... Read more »

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