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 […]

On Stage in NYC, Tech Startups Have 7 Minutes To Shine

Original post by Gerry Smith via HuffingtonPost For Chris Collins, all the hours spent building a website, developing relationships with food vendors and rehearsing his pitch had come down to this: He had seven minutes to persuade a room filled with investors that his company will revolutionize the way people book caterers. “Catering is broken!” Collins said […]

8 Surprising Startup Lessons – What You Don’t Know You Don’t Know

Original post by SCOTTGERBER via ReadWriteWeb It takes more than a big idea and a thorough business plan to start a new business. Most entrepreneurs aren’t quite sure what else it takes until they’re well underway, and many are shocked to discover important elements of startup success that they simply hadn’t considered at all. To find out […]

6 Questions to Ask Yourself when Bootstrapping Your Startup Design

Original post by Mike Abasov via MARKETING before FUNDING Here’s a question I know a lot of startup founders have: How the heck do I design my product, my website, my logo, and all that other stuff without handing over $40,000 to a fancy design studio? Sure, you may word it differently, but the meaning stays […]