It’s not about the money

By at April 11, 2012 | 12:50 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Tristan Louis via BI One of the strange thing that happens when you decide to move into the startup world is that every person out of that world assumes that you’re in it just for the money. There is  a general assumption that people go do startups... Read more »

Product development , Startups

Startup Crowdfunding is Here

By at April 10, 2012 | 6:13 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Ernest Grumbles III via Startribune If you have a great idea - whether in the creative, charitable or entrepreneurial vein - where do you get the money to launch?  You can pull from your own pocket.  And most do - at least to get things going initially.... Read more »

Startups , Strategy

What I Read On Spring Break

By at April 9, 2012 | 5:51 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Brad Feld via BI Amy and I just spent a week off the grid in Hawaii with my partner Ryan, his wife Katherine, and their son. It was a much needed break – I was once again totally fried – from work, travel, and all the training for my upcoming 50 mile... Read more »

Jobs , Startups

Does A Military Background Help Or Hurt In StartUps?

By at April 6, 2012 | 6:22 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Eric Basu via Forbes Why wouldn’t you hire a veteran in a startup?  When I first left the military I interviewed with Andersen Consulting (later to become Accenture) and was asked the question, “We are a very entrepreneurial company.  What makes... Read more »

Business planning , Startups

Why I’m working for the man and not doing a startup

By at April 5, 2012 | 6:31 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Randall via fredandrandall After finding out I was going to work for Microsoft,  friend of mine asked “Why are you working for the man? Aren’t you into startups?”  My response was mostly “I like getting a paycheck every two weeks” but... Read more »

Jobs , Startups

Making waves in mature Melbourne

By at April 4, 2012 | 6:30 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Michelle Hammond via startupsmart The city of Melbourne is famous for its food, its fashion and its football, squeezing all manner of things into every calendar year, with no shortage of activities for tourists and locals alike. Since the mid 1990s,... Read more »

Business planning , Software & technology , Startups

Here’s What Happens When You Hate Your Job

By at March 17, 2012 | 2:36 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Brent Daily via mashable Brent Daily is finally contributing to the GDP again as a founder of RoundPegg, a company culture intelligence platform that quantifies culture to help companies hire for culture fit and engage employees. You’re really... Read more »

Facebook , Jobs , Startups

10 Facts About Working at a Startup vs. a Big Company

By at March 16, 2012 | 1:01 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by alexlod I’ve spent the last few weeks trying to recruit friends of mine to come work with me at my super early startup.  In doing so I’ve had to educate a lot of my friends on what it’s like to be at a startup, and why you might want to join one.... Read more »

Jobs , Software & technology , Startups

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 »

Key lessons , Startup , Startup reading lists , Startup stories , Startups

JOBS Act just what Obama ordered

By at February 27, 2012 | 6:31 am | 0 Comment

Original post by REP. ERIC CANTOR via Politico America has always offered immense opportunity because innovators have had the ability to take risks, work hard and be rewarded for it. Innovators, entrepreneurs and small-business people built the framework for American... Read more »

Facebook , Jobs , Startups