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The Pros and Cons of Startup Life

Original post by HuffingtonPost “Startup Life” is definitely not for everyone. Neither is working from home. So “working from home for a startup company” must require some sort of special gene. The kind that allows people to be unstructured enough yet disciplined enough at the same time. Call it insanity or passion or a mix of […]

Xyologic takes funding as latest to improve mobile app discovery

Original post by David Meyer via GIGAOM Analytics startup Adeven suggested earlier this week that two-thirds of App Store was pretty much invisible to most users, leaving the apps unranked and hardly downloaded. The company said, somewhat controversially, that Apple’s app search was lacking, leaving users largely dependent on Top 25 lists that tend to reflect the size of […]

12 things to consider when deciding where to start up

Original post by SCOTT GERBER via TNW Entrepreneurship has an attractive set of freedoms: create any kind of business, set your own hours and manifest an ever changing job description, one free of geographical bounds. Thanks to the Internet, you can choose to start up anywhere in the world that you want to. But just like selecting […]

Did ‘Silicon Beach’ get beached in Miami?

Original post by JUAN PABLO CAPPELLO via MiamiHerald Few places on Earth invoke the kind of economic envy that Northern California’s Silicon Valley does. So much so, that hopes of being the “next Silicon Valley” have spawned scores of wannabes worldwide such as Silicon Oasis (Dubai), Silicon Cape (Cape Town) and Silicon Sloboda (Moscow). In the […]

“Start it up. Power it up.” – Bangkok’s first official tech startup gathering

Original post by e27 As we can see that the region has been all hyped up about startups for a while, people from every corner have been putting their focus on pushing local startups to become successful businesses and turn them into regional players, Thailand is not far behind either. Several Thai tech startups have been […]