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Berlin

Point Nine Capital Commits $60M to European and North American Startups

By | Jun 4, 2015 at 9:00 am

It might seem, on some days, that the US is the only part of the world with hearty tech ecosystems. But that’s only because we live here and are constantly surrounded by news from the home front. In reality there are active and thriving…

Healthy Entrepreneur

7 Tips For Entrepreneurs to Stave Off Stress

By | Jun 3, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Stress. We are all prone to it, especially if you are an overworked, time-strapped entrepreneur having multiple overwhelming issues to deal with on a daily basis – from firing your best employee to facing criticism on your latest product. Getting rid of stress can be…

Marketing

Hiten Shah: If You’re not Testing, You’re not Learning

By | Jun 3, 2015 at 10:00 am

Growth is a result, not a strategy. Figuring out how to grow is the strategy, and really, the only way to figure that out is through testing. Hiten Shah, entrepreneur and one of the thought leaders behind Quicksprout, KISSmetrics, CrazyEgg, HelloBar, and Qualaroo, explained…

Productivity

One Graph That Will Make You Stop Procrastinating

By | Jun 3, 2015 at 8:00 am

Working at a startup or being self-employed brings freedom, but it also means no one is looking over your shoulder – and for procrastinators, that can be a problem. David Cain, the creator of the Raptitude blog, has coped with the combination of procrastination…

Culture

What Employees Want in Their Compensation Package [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Jun 2, 2015 at 4:00 pm

As we’ve observed here, on Tech.Co, salary isn’t always everything when it comes to attracting the right employees to a company. Oftentimes, it comes down to the overall package that you can offer a future member of your company. Aside from compensation, potential employees…

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Productivity

Working a 60 Hour Week Results in Negative Productivity

By | Jun 2, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Are people actually faking workaholism? According to Jason Lengstorf, companies in America have pushed employees so far that dedication to work is actually something to be proud of. Sleeplessness has become a strange badge of honor. At Future Insights Live in Las Vegas, Lengstorf presented “Happy…

Reports & Rankings

The 5 Hottest Series A Startups of 2014

By | Jun 2, 2015 at 8:00 am

New York City startup ClassPass was ranked #1 on Mattermark’s list of the fastest-growing Series A startups of 2014 – so their $40 million Series B round this January shouldn’t have surprised anyone. ClassPass, whose total funding is now over $54 million, was founded…

Productivity

Are Entrepreneurs Who “Work” More Than 80 Hours a Week Complete Bullshit?

By | Jun 1, 2015 at 8:02 pm

Over the weekend, Reddit user SwimSquirrel posted a great question to r/entrepreneur on how entrepreneurs utilized their time. Out of a curiosity for those in the subReddit community claiming to work more than 80 hours per week pursuing their business owner dreams, he/she wanted…

Finance

Trulioo Protects Startups from Credit Card Fraud

By | Jun 1, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Credit card fraud has a negative impact on businesses of all sizes, but it can be especially damaging for a startup. After all, people who own these small companies typically do not have a lot of money to help them deal with the losses…

Productivity

The Best Email App To Get To Inbox Zero Fastest

By | Jun 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm

I don’t enjoy email — I just want to get my daily digital chore done and get on with my life. There are two great new email mobile apps from Google and Microsoft and both offer helpful features, such as location-aware emails and calendar scheduling. While…

Culture

5 Things Every Startup Should Know About Hiring

By | Jun 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm

As any entrepreneur or businessperson will tell you, hiring is vitally important for business success. Here’s a few points to help you do it correctly: Sell the Vision This is first for a reason. Selling the vision is critical at every stage of your…

Culture

TinyPulse Study Shows That It’s Not All Smiles in Finance Sector

By | Jun 1, 2015 at 9:00 am

A recent TinyPulse study has shown that it’s somewhat ignorant to equate strong salaries and job stability with workplace happiness. This is a common assumption made in the world of finance, in particular. We tend to think of lucrative fields such as investment banking and financial management…

Healthy Entrepreneur

5 Ways the Early Entrepreneur Catches the Worm

By | May 31, 2015 at 12:00 pm

There’s a reason that the majority of successful business people self-identify as morning people. There’s a reason that renowned thinkers and corporate leaders advocate getting up before you strictly must. There’s a reason that so many bodies of research connect productivity with early rising….

Trends

The Future Is Now: Revolutionary Home Tech Trends

By | May 31, 2015 at 10:00 am

Most of us have wondered what the future will look like: will there be flying cars and floating highways? How about a little pill that somehow contains a filet mignon and a nice glass of merlot? While these musings may still be the stuff…