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How Mentorship Boosts Your Startup Culture

By | Apr 30, 2015 at 11:00 am

The term mentor comes from Homer’s classic The Odyssey. During the ten years that Odysseus struggled to return home from the Trojan wars, Mentor served as a surrogate father to Odysseus’s son Telemachus. Most entrepreneurs understand the value mentors have in their careers. Mentorship can come…

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UrbanBuddy: Find Non-Touristy Things to Do in a New City

By | Jun 27, 2013 at 9:43 am

You visit a new city and, exhilarated, you step outside the hotel lobby onto the street. Then it hits you like a freight train; your world has been reduced to the few blocks in each direction you can see. Your stomach rumbles, you are…



Yappem Comes to SXSW to Help Consumers Earn Rewards

By | Mar 12, 2013 at 6:58 pm

Last Thursday was the launch of Yappem, a social network where customers can earn rewards for talking about brands. As we explained, it’s a place for people to share their lives as customers, comparing products, making suggestions, and asking for advice. Yappem keeps those…