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Here are the Highest-Paying Programming Languages

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This past summer, we looked at a ranking of the of top programming languages by growth, popularity, and job demand. Those rankings – compiled by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Spectrum found that Java, C, C++, Python, and C# are the top five programming languages in the country. In an entirely new ranking… Read more »


CEO Survey: How the Best CEOs Perform

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Harvard Business Review has released an in-depth CEO survey of the Best Performing CEOs in the World. Unsurprisingly, Jeff Bezos of Amazon came out as the #1 top performer. Other CEOs on the list head companies in various industries, from resort gaming to biotech. The list only included CEOs who had been on the job for… Read more »


Thoughts on What Emerging Technologies are to Come

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The Tech world evolves at a fast pace, probably being the fastest market in the world. If we think that, 50 years ago, the Internet was not much more than a dream and, nowadays, the businesses linked to it are making millionaires on a daily basis, we can see that it really progressed at an… Read more »


Startups: Grow Fast or Die Slow [VIDEO]

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“A startup is a company designed to grow fast. Being newly founded does not in itself make a company a startup. Nor is it necessary for a startup to work on technology, or take venture funding, or have some sort of “exit.” The only essential thing is growth. Everything else we associate with startups follows… Read more »


Entrepreneurs Feel Disadvantaged in Electoral Process, Want Campaign Finance Reform

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In the midst of the GOP’s gain of the Senate yesterday, a recent poll conducted by the Small Business Majority shows that entrepreneurs feel disadvantaged in the American electoral process and believe that big business has an unfair influence on politicians. By and large, they also are in favor of campaign finance reform. “It’s important to… Read more »


To Be a Great Leader, Have a Purpose-Driven Mindset Focused on Helping Others [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Being an entrepreneur means more than merely starting a business – it means having the ability to work alongside others to make your dreams a reality…it means being a great leader – a leader that other can follow to push your startup’s success. While there are different views on what constitutes a great leader and accordingly as… Read more »


Harvard, Babson College Are Top Colleges for Entrepreneurship

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A recent report published in the October issues of Entrepreneur magazine points out that Harvard University and Babson College are among the top colleges for entrepreneurship, putting together top-tiered entrepreneurship curricula for their students. The rankings were produced by Princeton Review and are separated into two sections: undergraduate and graduate programs. According to the rankings, Harvard University ranks… Read more »




The Top 20 Angel Investors Ranked 

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Accelerator 500 Startups recently released a ranking of the top 20 angel investors, compiled by CB Insights. Over 2,000 angels were analyzed based on their network strength, the rate of follow-on investment, exits, their brand, and more. Here is the extremely male-heavy list: Naval Ravikant, cofounder of AngelList, made over 75 investments from 2009-2013 and scored… Read more »


Here Are Some of the Highest-Paid CEOs in Tech 

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Is the idea of runaway success just some fuzzy pipedream for you? Well, the 2014 Equilar Top 200 Highest Paid CEO Rankings is here to put some numbers on your jackpot fantasies. The rankings looked at 2013 CEO compensation at companies with market values of $1 billion or more. And a handful of those companies… Read more »


A Ranking of the Most Entrepreneurial Corporations

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This post was originally published on Medium. If you think great companies don’t let their entrepreneurs leave…you’re totally wrong! The Google Effect Google alumni’s Startups Let’s start with this AngelList graph showing Google alumni creating new businesses for a $4.9 million average (each line is a startup having at least one Google alumni). Either Google… Read more »


These Are the Top Languages Taught at Programming Bootcamps [STUDY]

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In a report released today by Course Report, Ruby led the way among programming languages taught at US bootcamps, at 57 percent: The 2014 survey included 41 of the 43 full-time programming schools in the US, which expect to graduate nearly 6,000 students in 2014. That’s up from around 2,200 graduates (and 33 schools) last year. … Read more »


DC Gets 4th Place in a Ranking of the Hottest US Startup Cities 

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In a ranking of the hottest US startup cities released today by RJMetrics, Washington, DC, came in 4th place, trailing San Francisco, New York, and Seattle. The study was based on Meetup data from over 16,000 tech meetups worldwide. They took into consideration the number of total tech meetups, number of total memberships, density (memberships… Read more »