Startup of the Week: Hyperoptic

Original post by Hyperoptic is the first residential broadband provider to offer a 1GB symmetric (i.e. upload and download speed) service, starting with coverage in London. It was founded by Boris Ivanovic and Dana Tobak, who co-founded internet service provider Be in 2005. caught up with Ivanovic. Founders: Dana Tobak and Boris Ivanovic Launched: End […]

Can you gamify content curation? This startup thinks so

Original post by Janko Roettgers via GIGaom Many video curation startups do away with the old-fashioned programming guide to help users find TV shows and online clips. Turkey-based Woisio, which launches its private beta Monday, takes a little bit of a different approach: it keeps the guide – but gets rid of the schedulers. Woisio wants, instead, […]

8 Ways To Handle A Request For a Higher Starting Salary

8 Ways To Handle A Request For a Higher Starting Salary

Original post by KAZIM LADIMEJI via We all know the situation: It’s been a tough search with limited quality candidates and you’ve got a severely under-staffed internal team. At last, you find a great candidate who fits the bill and loves the company, and every thing is going fine until at offer stage they drop […]

The $100 Startup Entrepreneur

Original post by Eric T. Wagner via FORBES Here I sit in the forest again. Monday afternoon, 3pm. Bailed from my home office with my wife and headed to our favorite spot down by the river. Put up a tent for nap taking; 2 camp chairs to sit in; and bagged some food to eat at Melvin’s Fir […]

New York City Startups Recruit at Tech Career Fair

Original post by JACOB GLICK via The Cornell Daily Sun Cornell University and the New York City Economic Development Corporation hosted a career fair Friday as  part of the city’s ongoing“Tech Talent Draft” initiative, which seeks to give students career advice and exposure to NYC’s tech startup community. The event, which featured representatives from more than a dozen […]