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‘Erec Makes a Fire’ Teaches Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship to Kids

By | Nov 18, 2014 at 4:30 pm

It’s never too early to start getting your kids passionate about entrepreneurship. Not only does it encourage free-thinking, but it can also help to establish a sense of self-identity, and teach them all the other principles associated with running a business that can help…

Business

Here are Some Facts on Billion-Dollar Startup Unicorns

By | Nov 14, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Ah, the startup unicorn – the one that investors are interminably trying to find, and the one that most startups aspire to become. For those that get into this startup realm, being the next billion-dollar company is the ultimate goal and desire. I mean,…

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Arkansas Startup Week Announces Events to Support Entrepreneurs

By | Nov 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

“Entrepreneurship is a right that everyone has the opportunity to pursue. The Arkansas Venture Center is going to be a place where we can support people who are bold enough to go after entrepreneurship.” -Jordan Carlisle, Little Rock Chamber of Commerce. Through startup acceleration, corporate innovation,…

Announcements

Military Veteran Entrepreneurs Saluted by SBA, Featured on Shark Tank

By | Nov 6, 2014 at 12:30 pm

In this White House memo, President Obama notes that during National Veterans Small Business Week, “we celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit that is crucial to developing the products, services, and ideas that fuel our economy, and we pay tribute to the veterans behind them.” The…

Events

International Startup Competitions & Why Your Startup Should Get Involved

By | Nov 6, 2014 at 9:00 am

For any budding startup company, there are a plethora of advantages to competing in a startup competition. But after competing in a dozen local competitions, what’s next? Surprisingly, there are many notable international startup competitions out there which accept participants from any country, and…

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A Guide to 13 Last-Minute Tech Halloween Costumes You Can Make at Home

By | Oct 31, 2014 at 12:30 pm

Happy Halloween! Do you have a costume, yet? Because I don’t. Last night, I considered going into a pop-up Halloween costume store near Union Square in downtown Manhattan, and decided against it after realizing that I would have had to wait 30 minutes in…

Business

How to Position Yourself for a Career in the New Tech Economy [VIDEO]

By | Oct 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm

At this year’s Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference, one of the panel discussions – titled “Growing the Talent Pool” – focused on strategies through which public and private entities can support a growing talent pool within their communities. While the main points of the discussion centered…

Business

5 Ways Thought Leadership Can Transform Your Startup

By | Oct 27, 2014 at 6:30 pm

What does Nilofer Merchant, Naval Ravikant and Robert Scoble have in common? They are considered thought leaders in specialized industries. This “business jargon” is considered a very strong tool in an effective content marketing strategy. It helps establish a company or individual as an expert, adding…

Business

Season 2 of Emmy-Nominated ‘The Future Starts Here’ Premieres Today

By | Oct 23, 2014 at 9:00 pm

The Emmy-nominated online series, The Future Starts Here, premiered today. Created by Webby Awards founder and filmmaker Tiffany Shlain, the series documents what it’s like to be a person living in our modern, digital age, exploring the ways through which technology has affected the ways…

Entrepreneur

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Bootstrap Continuing Education

By | Oct 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm

In a world largely driven by a digital economy based online, it’s easier than ever to start a business with little to no overhead. Bootstrapping reduces your financial risk and allows you to get set up and running quicker than you’d be able to…

Business

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Boston Tech is Now Live

By | Oct 1, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Earlier this month, I wrote about The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Boston Tech, a comprehensive guide to all things happening in the Boston tech scene and a central resource for startups, investors, and anyone just looking to get involved in the Boston tech community. At the…

Business

Sam Altman: We’re Increasing Efforts to Recruit More Black Entrepreneurs Into Y Combinator

By | Sep 2, 2014 at 3:06 pm

Last Friday, Y Combinator president Sam Altman said that the seed accelerator will be greatly increasing efforts to recruit more black entrepreneurs through their program. Y Combinator recently opened up the application process for its 2015 Winter class of startups, and Altman said that they’re…

Business

Steve Case Announces Second ‘Rise of the Rest’ Road Trip

By | Aug 27, 2014 at 9:00 am

This morning, it was announced that Steve Case has planned for a second Rise of the Rest Road Trip to highlight startup ecosystems located right in the heart of the United States. This second tour will take Case through five Midwest cities: Madison, Wisconsin;…

Business

The Mill is Funding Startups in Downtown Vegas With $5K Each Month

By | Aug 7, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Work in Progress, the Downtown Vegas coworking space, is much more than just a place for entrepreneurs to work these days. In her day to day role as Director of Entrepreneurs, Sara Hill is also heavily involved with The Mill, a program that takes…

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