Startup reading lists

Six Ways To Determine If You Should Let Go Of Your Startup

For entrepreneurs, it’s not always easy to know when to throw in the towel or push on. If your startup is struggling, take some time to rule out that you’re doing everything to the best of your abilities, and always be open to bringing in outside help. Below members of Forbes Coaches Council offer advice […]

Have a Startup idea? Here are 10 tips to build your MVP

What is an MVP? The minimum viable product strategy has become extremely popular in all kinds of business ventures due to the minimum risk that it gives when you are looking to test a new product without having to make a full investment. In this article, we are going to give you 10 powerful tips […]


Original post by MICHAEL GOLDSTEIN via FastCompany “Corporation” is a dirty word to many startup founders. Entrepreneurs run away from big business on purpose, and those whose companies eventually develop into larger corporations risk earning the label of “sellout.” Startups want to stay true to their vision; they don’t want to be influenced by the […]

Social Impact Investing Will Be the New Venture Capital

Original post by Sir Ronald Cohen and William A. Sahlman via HBR  During the past century, governments and charitable organizations have mounted massive efforts to address social problems such as poverty, lack of education, and disease. Governments around the world are straining to fund their commitments to solve these problems and are limited by old ways […]

12 Generous Startups: $10,000 Worth Of Web Tools (From Box, Twilio, HotGloo And More) Offered Free To 1,000 Young Startups

Original post by NATASHA LOMAS via TC Q: What do you do when you’ve shut down one startup before getting work on the next one? The answer, in Matthieu Vaxelaire’s case, is help out some other would-be entrepreneurs by launching a not-for-profit to give away 1,000 bundles of free web tools, each worth more than $10,000. These Startup Packs are […]