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Chicago

Secrets to Building A Startup with Logan LaHive of Techstars Chicago

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 11:20 am

Being obsessed with startups is something Logan LaHive, the new managing director at Techstars Chicago, is willing to admit. “I’ve always been involved in a startup and sort of obsessed with startups and technology. My heroes, and the people I’ve looked up to, have…

Startups & Apps

Austin

SXSW To Host Student Finalists for Digital Startup Tournament

By | Feb 8, 2017 at 12:50 pm

SXSW is a smorgasbord of music, film, and innovation. In fact, they’re so committed to innovation that they’re giving college student entrepreneurs who’ve innovated in the digital media sector a chance to prove their worth. That’s right eight student startups will be competing for…

Entrepreneur

4 Ways to Create a Truly Equal Business Partnership with Your Cofounder

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 7:00 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. I would be lying if I said that your relationship with your cofounder will always be easy and amicable. It’s just like any other close relationship you have in…

Productivity

3 Skills Every Startup Founder Needs to Learn for a Productive 2017

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 10:30 am

Founding and growing a successful company can be extremely difficult. It is commendable that new startup entrepreneurs have already charted out their journey towards this goal. Unlike owners of established organizations, startup entrepreneurs are required to wear multiple hats and play the roles of…

Startups & Apps

Los Angeles

Doppels Is the Birthday Matching App You’re Going to Love

By | Feb 14, 2017 at 10:30 am

On your birthday, something special happens on social media: you receive hundreds of likes and well wishes from friends, family, high school classmates and people you haven’t talked to for years on Facebook. And while this has been the standard for years, one startup is…

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Inspiration

Patriot Boot Camp Helps Veterans Transition to Tech Entrepreneurs

By | Feb 8, 2017 at 9:15 am

This article is courtesy of the Galvanize blog. Interested in entrepreneurship, web development, or data science? Check out the Galvanize Newsletter, bringing you the best content from The Learning Community for Technology. Etched into the mindset of the American military, the warrior ethos of the…

Ecosystems

Phoenix

Community And Affordability Make Phoenix a Growing Startup Scene

By | Feb 7, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Being a small fish in a large pond is often considered a bad thing. You don’t get to stretch your legs and grow because you’re not being challenged by other, more impressive fish. Plus, startups could get lost in the mix, explained Michael Young, founder and CEO…

Coworking spaces

What Makes Coworking Spaces Attractive for Startups

By | Feb 6, 2017 at 10:30 am

When coworking spaces first came on the scene, they met some very basic needs for entrepreneurs and their teams. They provided another option for those who could not afford to independently lease or purchase office space under typically long term contracts. These hive-like spaces…

Entrepreneur

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Every Day to Avoid Stress

By | Feb 2, 2017 at 12:50 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. As an entrepreneur, stress is part of your daily routine. With a seemingly endless stream of tasks to accomplish and deadlines to meet, it’s a…

Productivity

How Productive Entrepreneurs Get the Most Out of Their Day

By | Jan 30, 2017 at 3:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. The simple trick to productivity among entrepreneurs is being intentional with how you spend your time. But the reality is that entrepreneurs often allow too many…

Entrepreneur

13 Elon Musk Quotes That Will Make You Excited for the Future

By | Jan 30, 2017 at 11:20 am

On more than one occasion, Elon Musk has been lorded as the real world Iron Man. With more futuristic endeavors under his care than the writer for the Jetsons, Musk has shown the world that sustainability, artificial intelligence, and space travel are not sci-fi…

Entrepreneur

Chicago

Troy Henikoff of Techstars Chicago on Great Pitches and Transforming Startups

By | Jan 29, 2017 at 12:45 pm

This post originally appeared on Tech In Chicago. Visit Tech In Chicago to listen to more interviews with Chicago’s top startup founders and venture capitalists.  Troy Henikoff is the managing director at Techstars Chicago, a managing director at MATH Venture Partners, and a professor of Entrepreneurship at…

Startups & Apps

Make Sure Your Startup Name Is Legitimate with Viable

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The importance of a short, unique, pertinent startup name cannot be understated. After all, it will be the first thing most potential customers see and the last thing you want to do is scare them off with a weird, boring, nonsensical name. Much like…

Jobs/HR/Recruiting

5 Entrepreneurs Share Advice on Building Teams

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Building the right teams can make or break a startup and finding the right people to fit the company culture is a priority as well. After all, if you don’t have a qualified team of motivated employees to develop, sell, market, and eventually bask…

Culture

8 Things You Can Do Today to Grow Your Company Culture

By | Jan 22, 2017 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Company culture is a vital part of any successful business model, because happy employees equal happy clients. In today’s competitive global marketplace, maintaining a thriving (and…

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…

Opinion/Analysis

14 Entrepreneurs Share Their Biggest Business Mistakes

By | Jan 14, 2017 at 12:45 pm

The best have become the best because they have learned — and a lot. Although we like to believe that we are learning from books, seminars, webinars and courses, it does seem that, in the end, the best business lessons are the business mistakes…