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WHEN STARTUPS PAIR UP WITH BIG CORPORATIONS, EVERYONE WINS–IF YOU MAKE THE RIGHT MATCH

By at May 6, 2013 | 4:18 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by MICHAEL GOLDSTEIN via FastCompany “Corporation” is a dirty word to many startup founders. Entrepreneurs run away from big business on purpose, and those whose companies eventually develop into larger corporations risk earning the label of... Read more »

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Social Impact Investing Will Be the New Venture Capital

By at January 25, 2013 | 5:57 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Sir Ronald Cohen and William A. Sahlman via HBR  During the past century, governments and charitable organizations have mounted massive efforts to address social problems such as poverty, lack of education, and disease. Governments around the world are... Read more »

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12 Generous Startups: $10,000 Worth Of Web Tools (From Box, Twilio, HotGloo And More) Offered Free To 1,000 Young Startups

By at October 31, 2012 | 3:42 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by NATASHA LOMAS via TC Q: What do you do when you’ve shut down one startup before getting work on the next one? The answer, in Matthieu Vaxelaire’s case, is help out some other would-be entrepreneurs by launching a not-for-profit to give away 1,000... Read more »

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The 14 Most Interesting Startups To Emerge From DEMO

By at October 25, 2012 | 3:57 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by RIP EMPSON via TC DEMO Fall 2012 wrapped up in Santa Clara today, where 77 startups took the stage to show off their apps, services and products. The young companies were given six minutes to pitch their ideas and impress the audience, collectively... Read more »

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Startup Guide: Top 5 Factors In Finding Your Niche

By at April 17, 2012 | 2:30 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Lars Rudstam via RE [vimeo width="600" height="365" video_id="40249976"] You will need to make a few choices as a green company such as: whether to focus on Solar PV or Solar Thermal, whether to focus on Residential or Commercial, or whether to focus on... Read more »

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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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The Week in Startup Land: Edition #1

By at February 2, 2012 | 3:37 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Mark Evans Tech With so much happening within the startup landscape, I’ve decided to do a weekly recap featuring Canadian startup news, as well as interesting startup-related blog posts. If you have any suggestions or items you’d like to add, let me... Read more »

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Infographic: A Programmer’s Guide to Getting Hired by a Startup

By at February 1, 2012 | 5:00 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Rob Yoegel via monetate Larger version of “A Programmer’s Guide to Getting Hired by a... Read more »

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10 WaysYour Startup Can Hook Into Facebook, Part I: On The Web

By at January 31, 2012 | 7:17 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by RYAN SPOON via TC Having already covered how startups can use search and Twitter to find customers, here’s 10 steps for finding people on another key marketing platform: Facebook Facebook has evolved from a social network into the fabric with which... Read more »

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How To Avoid Hiring The Wrong Person For Your Startup

By at January 30, 2012 | 1:48 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Chris Rickborn via Round Rockit Media  In a startup, hiring a new employee can be a business-changing event. The smaller the organization, the more impact each employee has on its ultimate success. Don’t get me wrong — hiring is critical in any size... Read more »

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