Entrepreneur

9 Creative Ways To Fund A Startup With Minimal Capital To Invest

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Looking to found your own startup but short on cash to kick things off? You can of course opt for traditional financing, but that may not always be available at the right lending terms to suit. You can get investors on board, but that…

Tips & How To’s

4 Secret Ingredients for Writing a Winning Business Case Study

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

So, you want to attract new customers and compel them to buy your products and services? But why would they spend their hard-earned money on them if they don’t understand their value and purpose? This is where business case studies come handy. Using case…

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Boston

15 Entrepreneurs on What It’s Like to Be a Startup in Boston

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Boston “is a bit of the Rodney Dangerfield of cities,” according to Paige Arnof-Fenn, founder & CEO of the Boston-based Mavens & Moguls. After all, the Bay Area and NYC get all the good press but “truly Boston is where a lot of the tech and VC…

Interviews

Capital One’s Jennifer Manry on Girls Finding Their Passion in Tech

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Nearly eight in ten middle-skill jobs in today’s workforce require digital skills. This represents 32 percent of all labor market demands in nation. In order to fill the talent gap, it’s critical to expose our youth to STEM education earlier in their life, build…

Coworking spaces

The Coolest Coworking Spaces in Every State

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 11:20 am

Having a physical space for your business is no longer a necessity. Companies around the world are turning to remote workers to handle everything from content creation to sales, and the employees of the world love it. Working from home affords them the flexibility…

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Tips & How To’s

Real World Marketing Ideas for Your Online Business

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 11:20 am

Owning an online business comes with a lot of advantages. For one, online businesses allow for seriously reduced overhead cost. If you don’t own or pay rent to use a physical space, you can channel that money into other parts of the business. But…

Tips & How To’s

3 Ways to Overcome Your Nerves and Be Comfortable While Networking

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. For some entrepreneurs, networking can be an anxiety-inducing obligation. Fortunately, the right mindset and a little bit of preparation can do wonders in helping you overcome…

Tips & How To’s

How to Know Who Your Competitors Really Are

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 9:15 am

In the notoriously competitive tech industry, it sometimes feels like your idea is dead before it makes it off the cocktail napkin. No matter the product, someone else always seems to get there first. About 100 million businesses launch annually. That’s three businesses per…

Tips & How To’s

4 Ways You Can Help Your Management Team Grow as Leaders

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 8:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. A good management team can be the difference between a big Series A and a serious problem. And if you want your management team to grow…

Tips & How To’s

For User Experience Design That Delights, Put People First

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm

In a world saturated with web and mobile apps, great user experience (UX) design remains scarce. Maybe that shouldn’t be a surprise. After all, optimizing digital experiences for human behavior is always a challenge. As entrepreneurs or designers, it can be easy to fall into the…

Incubators

NYC

Affordable Housing Unit with Tech Incubator Comes to Silicon Harlem

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 12:50 pm

For the past 4 years, Silicon Harlem has worked towards making Harlem the tech destination for startups in New York City while building up the local population. The area has established coworking spaces, gained gigabit infrastructure, secured investment capital for startups, and hosted monthly entrepreneur meetups….

Venture Capital

Insider Info on How VCs Approach Series A Investments

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 11:20 am

This article is courtesy of Techstars, the best global ecosystem for entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market. From inspiration to IPO, Techstars empowers the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey by providing a global ecosystem made up of tens of thousands…

Marketing

4 Simple Blogging Platforms You Should Know About

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 9:15 am

If you don’t already know, content marketing is one of the most affordable and effective means of getting your brand out there. And in an age where the internet is increasingly dominated by social networks, is it still worth it to launch a blog?…

Entrepreneur

San Francisco

ShearShare Is Gaining Traction, Proving Beauty Is a Beast in Business

By | Jan 17, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Last year, we had an incredibly fierce competition during our annual Startup of the Year competition. Ultimately ShearShare took home the title. Admittedly, as soon as I heard their initial pitch during the first round of judging at the Innovate! and Celebrate conference, I…

Entrepreneur

5 Strategies for Turning Networking Acquaintances Into Customers

By | Jan 16, 2017 at 2:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Everyone sings the praising of networking. Whether its shaking hands at industry events or trading business cards at tech conferences, entrepreneurs around the world swear…

HR and Recruiting

How Should You Measure an Employee’s Leadership Potential?

By | Jan 16, 2017 at 10:30 am

If you’re lucky, one of your everyday employees will demonstrate an ability to manage people, delegate tasks, and take responsibility for ongoing projects. As someone in management, one of your duties is to pick out which employees have the most leadership potential when future positions…

Work-life balance

3 Challenges Faced By Digital Nomads

By | Jan 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm

According to FlexJobs, 3.3 million full-time professionals in the United States, excluding volunteers and the self-employed, consider their home as their primary place of work. This trend of digital nomads saying goodbye to traditional offices shows no sign of slowing. By 2020, FlexJobs projects…