Diversity

4 Ways To Enhance Diversity At Your Startup

By | Jan 20, 2017 at 12:50 pm

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…

Trends

The World Is Now More Visual Than Ever Before

By | Jan 20, 2017 at 11:20 am

The marketing world is constantly in flux. Trends are under constant watch and millennial behavior is analyzed more than NFL playoff games. Not only because it helps predict the future of marketing, but because, quite simply, knowing what works is the best way to tailor…

Entrepreneur

9 Podcasts To Get Your Entrepreneurial Juices Flowing

By | Jan 20, 2017 at 10:30 am

There are a lot of ways to stay on top of the latest trends, get the best growth hacks, or just generally occupy your free time as an entrepreneur. But in recent years, podcasts have emerged as one of the better options. Whether you…

Tips & How To’s

3 Ways to Get the Highest R&D Tax Credit

By | Jan 20, 2017 at 9:15 am

Startups should always strive to be innovative and affordable. Unfortunately, they don’t always succeed, as a CB Insights survey notes that 29 percent of startups fail because of cash-flow issues. For tech entrepreneurs who want to break into an established industry — or just…

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…

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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…

Startups & Apps

Brand24 Explores the Relation Between CRM and Social Networks

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Customers have always been the most important part of a business. Consequently, controlling the business-customer relationship is also an important aspect of a company’s everyday life. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) arose from this necessity, being a business strategy that puts the focus on the…

Entrepreneur

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…

Events

Austin

Tech.Co’s Startup Night at SXSW 2017 Is Where You’ll Get Discovered

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 3:30 pm

If you haven’t heard, SXSW is one of the hottest events of the year for entertainment fans, technology enthusiasts, and startups of all shapes and sizes. Whether it be the endless networking opportunities, the electric atmosphere of Austin, or the mountains of free food…

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…

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…

Business

4 Ways to Go the Extra Mile for Employees

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Within the world of business, there is now an expectation to be seen to do, and to do, the right thing by your employees. This approach isn’t anything new as such – businesses have taken their workers into consideration for years, with bonus schemes…