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Tech Cocktail Top Stories: 30 Founders Share Why Their Startups Failed, Periodic Table of Tech Startup Funding, Harvard & Babson are Top Colleges for Entrepreneurship

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Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech Cocktail’s posts from this week? It’s okay. We want to let you know that we forgive you; we totally get it. You’re a busy person, with a lot of things on your mind and equally as many things to do. You had people to meet,… Read more »



Five Shopping Cart Mistakes That Will Drown Your Sales

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What’s the goal of every online business? Make huge sales. You must pay attention to some essentials in order to accomplish that task. Have a persuasive landing page. Write a compelling sales copy. Organize a smooth checkout process. This last one is especially important — carrying your customers from first to the last step without them… Read more »



4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Bootstrap Continuing Education

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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 do if you were waiting for funding from outside sources. But… Read more »


7 Must-Have Tools to Become an Effective Content Writer

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Writing is an activity that demands a lot of time, effort, and ideas. Every writer has their own shortcomings when it comes to content composition. One of the reasons they fail to meet their deadlines is because they get stuck in creative ruts. Being in such state is what most authors trying to avoid. Whether… Read more »


Here are the Most Entrepreneurial US Immigrant Groups [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Entrepreneurship has become an essential part of the American ethos – a core belief ingrained in our notion of the American Dream- and nothing makes that more clear than the large number of migrants to the United States that seek self-employment through starting their own businesses. In a recent post, immigration blog Migreat created an infographic looking… Read more »


Top 8 Ways to Ensure Your Crowdfunding Campaign Is a Hit

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Want to start your own business but don’t have the required funds? I bet you’ve already started looking at various funding options that can get you out of your rut. You’re also probably thinking of going the conventional way and approaching the bank for a loan. But have you considered other more modern and hi-tech… Read more »


How Your Online Business can Avoid the Startup Cemetery

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Entrepreneurship is on the increase in America – it is estimated that almost 13% of Americans set up their own businesses in 2012, which was the highest level of entrepreneurialism since 1999. This growth could be down to the internet – the number of shoppers choosing to buy online overtook the number of those spending… Read more »



Steve Perlman, Telecommunication’s Next Billionaire

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By now, many of you have probably heard of new tech platforms that allow you to invest in someone’s future income by giving them money today.  Upstart was a good example that has now pivoted and EquityNet allows for royalty offerings. If Steve Perlman were listed, I would bet the farm. Steve just released what might… Read more »


Cake Pushers Wants to Redefine Small Desserts

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Sometimes events bring in startups that might not be the most tech-centric, but still innovative in their own right. At the recent Get Started Las Vegas event, put on by Cox and Inc.com, Chef Michael Childrey brought Cake Pushers to the stage as one of the finalists. Childrey has fueled his efforts into redefining small… Read more »