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3 Tips To Help You Negotiate The Salary You’ve Always Wanted

By | Mar 30, 2017 at 11:20 am

Recent Galvanize web development graduate Tosin Awofeso happened to be sitting in a workshop about salary negotiation when he got a call with a job offer. He says in that moment he had the confidence to fight for the salary he wanted — and…

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The UMaine Business Challenge Has Named Its 2017 Finalists

By | Mar 19, 2017 at 10:30 am

Five teams of college entrepreneurs in Maine have been selected to compete in the sixth annual UMaine Business Challenge. These college entrepreneurs will now be paired with mentors and have seven weeks to build a business plan before presenting it before a panel of…

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Can Google Hangouts Become a Slack Replacement?

By | Mar 15, 2017 at 11:20 am

Slack Technologies hit the world by storm when it began offering its group messaging features with rooms and helped companies streamline team communication among employees, giving the business world a reason to celebrate. Now tech giant Alphabet, parent company of Google, is looking to…

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These Four Qualities Truly Define an Outgoing Entrepreneur

By | Mar 15, 2017 at 9:15 am

Entrepreneurs are a different breed. They seem to have innate talents that simply can’t be taught. Ordinary people often ask, “Why didn’t I think of that?” Not only did some entrepreneur think of it, but they nurtured their germ of an idea, saw its…

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How a Passion for Cheap Travel Turned Into a Thriving Business

By | Mar 12, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Three years ago, Scott Keyes purchased the best flight deal of his life from New York to Milan for $130 roundtrip. He thought the airline would catch the mistake and cancel it. Upon his return from a successful trip, friends constantly asked if he…

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Why a Tech-Savvy CEO Isn’t the Same as a Business-Minded CTO

By | Feb 15, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Don’t just pick a title. Pick the role that you’re best suited for as a founder. Prior to founding Adored, I was the CTO of Dyn, an engineering-first internet performance company. I thoroughly enjoyed the role, especially the opportunities it gave me to speak…

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The Best U.S. Metro Areas for Young Entrepreneurs Are Moving Inland

By | Dec 29, 2016 at 11:20 am

It’s a well-worn stereotype that U.S. coastal cities are the “cool” sections of America. New York, Seattle, and the Bay area are all a stone’s throw from one ocean or another, and they’re all huge draws on the youngest, hippest entrepreneurs around. But that…

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12 Tips for Startup Founders Preparing to Hire Their First Employee

By | Dec 27, 2016 at 12:45 pm

There’s a lot of pressure surrounding your first hire. Consider this advice before signing on the dotted line: Question: What is one tip you’d give another founder who is preparing to hire their first employee? Hire Someone That Loves Your Product/Service “The single most…

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In 2017, Media Become Startups and Startups Become Media

By | Dec 21, 2016 at 4:30 pm

In the tech world, imitation tends to happen as quickly as the next iteration of a product can appear. Just look at Instagram, which has copied Snapchat in the past and is doing it again now. But one specific form of imitation will start…

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5 Types of Startups That Could Help NASA Reach Mars

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 4:30 pm

NASA hopes to put humans on Mars by 2035, and if they hope to actually get anywhere close to that goal, they’ll need a lot of help. Thanks to a roadmap that they released last year, we know exactly what types of challenges they’ll…

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7 Tips to Improving Your Networking Skills

By | Nov 23, 2016 at 10:30 am

For any entrepreneur, developing your networking skills is critical for success. Unfortunately, not everyone is completely comfortable jumping into a crowd and shaking hands. But with the right set of tips, you’ll be the talk of the town after your next networking event. The Young…

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TechCode’s International AI Accelerator Is Helping 50 Startups Already

By | Nov 21, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Startup incubator network TechCode has today announced the first cohort in a new accelerator program dedicated to artificial intelligence startups. This cohort of the program, which is titled the Global AI+ Accelerator, will aid fifty startups from ten countries. The internationally-focused program follows similar U.S.-based programs…

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7 Tips for Determining Your Best Pricing Strategy

By | Nov 20, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Even if you have the most innovative product in the world, setting the price too high can keep you from enjoying success as a budding startup. The key to success lies in the execution of roll out just as much as the revolutionary tech…

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5 Ways to Succeed Without Being an Early Riser

By | Nov 16, 2016 at 8:30 pm

You’ve heard the cliché, “The early bird gets the worm.” Fortunately, this cliché is nothing more than a fairytale. There are plenty of people that are up by 5 a.m. and aren’t producing as much as their coworkers who get up at 8 or 9 a.m. It’s not about being the early riser that’s the…