Startups: Stop Trying To Hire Ninja-Rockstar Engineers

Original post by Avi Flombaum via OnStartups Hiring technical talent is often cited as one of the most difficult parts of scaling a startup. Great companies are built by great teams so naturally, when it comes to technical talent, companies are competing harder than ever to entice the best of the best. The rationale you’ll typically […]

How To Get Media Coverage For Your Startup: A Complete Guide

Original post by Leo Widrich via OnStartups The Complete Guide to Getting Press Coverage For Your Startup Whoa, this guide was long, long, long overdue. Over the past few months, a lot of people reached out for help on how to best get press for their startup. I could help them with a quick email response, but […]

6 secrets of raising money from Indiegogo’s Adam Chapnick

Original post by John Koetsier via VB  VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Indiegogo’s Adam Chapnick shared six secrets of success for raising money at GROW 2012. And they work, he says, whether you’re crowdsourcing or pitching venture capitalists. Indiegogo, along with Kickstarter, leads the crowdfunding revolution. Chapnick bills it as the place to “raise money from anyone for anything from anywhere.” […]