Startups

Startup or Small Business – The Other Chasm

By at September 11, 2012 | 5:57 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Peter Skalla via CFOWISE There’s a world of difference between a scalable technology startup and a small business.  Decide which you are. Crossing the Chasm is a startup classic written in 1991 about the challenge of going mainstream with a technology... Read more »

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CEO Sundays: Video Interviewing Can Lead to Better Startup Hiring

By at August 29, 2012 | 9:35 am | 0 Comment

Original post by TECHLI The startup hiring forecast is looking rosy. According to a recent survey, nearly 83 percent of all startup companies plan to hire in the next year. Considering the 8.2 percent unemployment figures and the lean June jobs report, more job seekers... Read more »

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The social job hunt: Web startup brings resumes to life for college students in tough economy

By at August 14, 2012 | 6:28 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Nicole Casal Moore via phys (Phys.org) -- A new career-focused social networking site is believed to be the first-of-its-kind platform for college students and recent grads to showcase their work and connect directly with hiring companies. What Happens... Read more »

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StartupValley Generates Capital For Tech Startups

By at August 13, 2012 | 8:27 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Virtual-Strategy SADDLE BROOK, N.J., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- StartupValley is the future of technology-based startups. The site is an online, equity crowdfunding portal established as a result of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, or... Read more »

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To Beat Goldman and Google on Campus Recruiting, Startups Like Square Sponsor 25-School Hacker Tour

By at August 12, 2012 | 12:05 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Nitasha Tiku via BETABEAT Talk to a startup recruiter about hiring young developers, and he’ll eventually admit it’s hard to compete in the campus cattle call,with Goldman and Google sucking up all the air. But rather than rely on incendiary exit... Read more »

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Why early-stage investors should be pumping up their startups with data

By at June 2, 2012 | 11:10 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Jeb Stone via VB “Startups are the sum of the decisions made by the people who run them,” Future Simple founder Uzi Shmilovici wrote in a recent post. Uzi’s absolutely right — the earlier startups begin collecting data, the better their decisions... Read more »

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Online: the ‘sharing economy’

By at May 16, 2012 | 10:08 am | 0 Comment

Original post by NICK CHURCHOUSE via stuff Elyssa Pallai founded micro-tasking website Pocket.Jobs to match talent to need, skill to shortage, pet feeder to pet feeder needer. She describes Pocket.Jobs as ''a connection marketplace'' linking people to people online,... Read more »

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7 People You Cannot Afford NOT to Have on Your Startup Team

By at May 9, 2012 | 1:26 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by  Bushra Azhar via Wamda Investors are lined up, the website is done, glossy promotional material with smiling faces is all set, your core team is pumped, and you are ready to go live. Now is the time to worry about hiring the rest of your team. A social... Read more »

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Five little-known costs that can sting your start-up

By at May 9, 2012 | 1:04 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Michelle Hammond via startupsmart Starting a business invariably involves a series of “obvious” costs such as finding and fitting out business premises, permits and licenses, inventory and equipment, and initial marketing costs. But according to the... Read more »

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How to Ensure Your Day Job Doesn’t Own Your Startup

By at May 8, 2012 | 12:40 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Thursday Bram via 21times There’s a hint of legend about the way that Apple was founded: Steve Wozniak was working at Hewlett-Packard when he and Steve Jobs came up with the idea to sell fully assembled printed circuit boards. The Woz took the idea to... Read more »

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