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Here Are Our Favorite Companies From The Fourth 500 Startups Demo Day

Original post by RYAN LAWLER via TC Today in Mountain View, Calif., Dave McClure’s 500 Startups unveiled the latest class of companies to participate in its Accelerator program. This batch had startups addressing an incredibly wide variety of spaces — from kid’s computer games to necktie shopping, and beyond. Founding partner Dave McClure said during today’s program that with […]

How To Prepare Your Startup To Raise An Angel Round

Original post by Derek Andersen via TC Editor’s note: Derek Andersen is the founder of Startup Grind, a 12-city event series growing around the world to help educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. He’s also ex-Electronic Arts, the founder of Commonred and Vaporware Labs. A recent email from an entrepreneur and complete stranger read: “We need to raise money. Who can you introduce us to?” I […]

Five Reasons Britain May Be The Best Place To Start A Company In 2012

Original post by Parmy Olson via Forbes A guest post by David Mytton All around the world, governments are spending time and money to figure out the best way to attract the attention of entrepreneurs. New startups are a great way to stimulate the economy because they are seen as innovative and exciting, create new jobs and […]

Apprenticeships for Tech City

Apprenticeships for Tech City

Original post by Hackney  Tech City is growing and needs good staff! Tech City: London’s dynamic technology hub Supported by Hackney Community College’s Apprenticeships for Tech City It started with Silicon Roundabout – the area around the Old Street roundabout which in recent years has become home to innovative technology companies. The industry has grown and […]


Original post by RocketWatcher Many startups aren’t executing against a documented marketing plan. I’ve heard loads of excuses for why a plan doesn’t exist. The 2 most common ones are that things are changing too rapidly to plan or the marketing plan is so simple everyone can track it in their heads. I’m not a […]