Startups

Juggling A Full-Time Job And A Startup (Hint – It’s Not Easy)

By at January 19, 2012 | 6:28 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Brittany Haas via Women2.0 I am miserable since I’m missing out on the #wefestival going on right now. I was accepted…and elated! What a wonderful opportunity to learn from my idols and meet with other aspiring entrepreneurs. Unfortunately, I’m... Read more »

Jobs , Key lessons , Startup , Startups

Local startup accelerator program ignites second year launch

By at January 18, 2012 | 6:30 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Adriana Lopez  via nola.com For those who think that our entrepreneurial community lags behind bigger markets like Silicon Valley or New York City, think again. The movement is spreading like wild fire in the New Orleans metropolitan area. Some might... Read more »

Business models , Startups

How should a startup founder value her time?

By at January 17, 2012 | 6:10 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by A Smart Bear Almost no startup founder values her time properly. Consultants know exactly what their time is worth: their hourly rate. As they say, it’s how much “the market will bear.” When a consultant intentionally doesn’t work for an hour —... Read more »

Key lessons , Startups

Six Marketing Mistakes at CES 2012

By at January 17, 2012 | 6:05 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Alex Goldfayn via HBR I've spent the week in Las Vegas at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), where billion-dollar companies unveil multi-million-dollar products looking for mainstream popularity, and where startups unveil ideas, looking for angles and... Read more »

Case Study , Project management , Software & technology , Startup marketing , Startups

Oh Private Money, Where Art Thou?

By at January 17, 2012 | 5:48 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Jaakko Salminen via ArcticStartUp One of the generally accepted wisdoms of the Finnish startup and growth company environment is shortage of private money. Startups run to Tekes for funding supposedly due to lack of available private early investments, and... Read more »

Finance , Product development , Startups

Compelling Reasons to Work for a Start Up Company

By at January 16, 2012 | 5:28 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Kipling Patel via EzineMark If you have been doing some job hunting, you would certainly want to consider joining a startup company because there are many benefits in doing so. This is true, regardless of whether you're fresh out of high school and ready... Read more »

Jobs , Startups

How to Start Up in the New Year

By at January 16, 2012 | 5:13 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Susan Schreter via Smallbusiness.Foxbusiness Is your New Year’s resolution to start a business? If so, don’t wave goodbye to the security of a steady paycheck so fast. In workshops with prospective entrepreneurs, I preach the “slow go” approach... Read more »

Business planning , Startups , Strategy

Why Startups Shouldn’t Hire PR Firms

By at January 16, 2012 | 4:47 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Mark Cuban via BI A quote from my book, How to Win at the Sport of  Business got picked up in multiple stories. In the book I stated effectively that “Startups should never hire a PR firm”.   As you would expect, the PR Industry was not over-joyed... Read more »

Startups , Strategy

PSFK writes about Gloople

By at January 15, 2012 | 5:23 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Michael Holland via gloople UK-based startup, Gloople, is a social sharing e-commerce platform that provides small and medium size retailers the tools to reward customers with discounts for liking or sharing a product on their social networks. The... Read more »

Business models , Social media , Startups

Techstars Startup Contently Raises $2 Million From Lightbank To Hoard 3,000+ Freelance Writers For Advertisers

By at January 14, 2012 | 11:22 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Alyson Shontell via Business Insider [caption id="attachment_4574" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Joe Coleman, Dave Goldberg and Shane Snow cofounded Contently"][/caption] Contently, a freelance writer network and TechStars 2011 startup, has... Read more »

New York Startup , Startups