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Los Angeles

The Steps Farmgirl Flowers Took to Succeed in an Established Market

By | Feb 19, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Finding a business opportunity is a challenge for most entrepreneurs. We’re saturated with companies specializing in almost every business opportunity. For this reason, new entrepreneurs are left wondering how they can start up a business and compete with already established enterprises. To grow your…

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Miami

How a New Cambridge Innovation Center Will Boost Miami Startups

By | Nov 30, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC), a well-established entrepreneur community and work space, has moved to Miami. The space has only been open in full since this fall, but it’s already working to bring the same support and resources to Miami startups that other CIC locations have already done…

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3 Biggest Threats to Your Tech Startup in 2017 and How to Fight Them

By | Nov 30, 2016 at 10:30 am

On Facebook and Twitter, via newspapers and blogs, or just over a coffee during the office’s morning break – every day we’re bombarded with a ton of news, and it’s rarely ever good. Whether it’s Brexit pulling all our jobs out from under our feet…

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How to Deal With the Highs and Lows of Startup Life [Video]

By | Nov 26, 2016 at 10:30 am

It’s no secret that startup founders go through highs and lows. And unfortunately for entrepreneurs with thin skin, they experience a lot more lows than highs. Keeping up one’s mental health and happiness is critical when you are launching a startup and, more often than…

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4 Things You Can Do Now to Help You Scale Your Startup

By | Nov 21, 2016 at 10:30 am

Growth is a problem that every startup owner would love to have. And while owning a growing company is the dream for many, not having the resources, the knowledge, and the help you need to manage that growth can be more damning than any low funding…

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5 Ways to Run an Effective Investor Board Meeting

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 8:30 pm

Your startup has grown and you need the capital to grow with it. You’ve raised a seed round and now have a formal board of investors and mentors to answer to each quarter. And while a boarding meeting can be a scary place, making sure its…

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5 Team Building Activities That Your Staff Will Actually Enjoy

By | Nov 15, 2016 at 9:15 am

Having an effective and productive startup team is important. But having a happy team makes work easier and more enjoyable for everyone. But with so many varying skills, contrasting personalities, and different responsibilities, how can you make your team more cohesive? One tried-and-true method…

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WiseIntro Is the Easy Way to Showcase Your Startup Online

By | Nov 9, 2016 at 9:15 am

No one can afford the luxury of not having an online presence in this day and age. This is especially true for self-employers, as they need a place to showcase their work online in order to gain leads and make sales. A simple one-page…

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San Francisco

Talkshow Live Texting App Is Closing Their Doors

By | Nov 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Talkshow, the live texting show, announced via email and social media that they are shutting down their app and website. Launched six months ago, the goal of Talkshow was to give people a simple and easy way to have live conversations via text. With…

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7 Fintech Startups Changing Our Relationship With Money

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Fintech has become a huge industry in the tech arena and thousands of companies each year are looking to create the next disruptive technology to break into the field. Money makes the world go round and humans love it, almost as much as they…

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8 Ways to Make Your Elevator Pitch More Memorable

By | Oct 17, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. YEC members generate billions of dollars in revenue and have created tens of thousands of jobs. An elevator pitch can take your startup to all new heights. Once…

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The How and Why of Restructuring Your Struggling Startup

By | Oct 13, 2016 at 11:20 am

When your startup isn’t doing well, it can be easy to throw in the towel and go down with the ship. However, a good entrepreneur knows that pivoting and restructuring are integral parts of any startup success story. A new plan could make all the difference in…

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Miami

Skurt Is Giving Miami Alternative Transportation: On-Demand Cars

By | Oct 12, 2016 at 10:30 am

Skurt, an on-demand mobility company currently operating in LA, Orange County and San Diego, has come to Miami. The car rental service works by app: You just download the app, pick what type of car you want, and Skurt will arrive to deliver the car…

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3 Ideas Behind Enterprise Release Management That Startups Should Adopt

By | Oct 8, 2016 at 5:50 pm

There are good reasons why startups will not be interested in enterprise release management as a practice they can employ. This way of managing software releases within a company is costly, cumbersome and unnecessary for small companies which do not depend on dozens of…