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8 Ways to Make Your Weekly Staff Meetings More Productive

By | Dec 6, 2017 at 7:15 am

Meetings can lose focus if someone isn’t getting a handle on the commentary and can drag on way too long. While meetings are necessary, they can become more productive. We asked eight YEC entrepreneurs is they even have a bunch of meetings and what…

Jobs

10 Ways to Impress Your Millennial Boss

By | Dec 5, 2017 at 8:30 am

There are over 75 million millennials in the U.S. and by 2020 this generation is predicted to represent over half of the workforce. There are great chances that you will have a millennial for a boss, if you don’t already. And understanding their core…

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HR and Recruiting

How an Investor Hires Talent for the Next Growth Stage

By | Nov 28, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Our team at Village Capital has worked with more than 700 entrepreneurs and we’ve seen a consistent theme: early-stage CEOs tend to treat hiring as an administrative function rather than a strategic one. Our advice: think about hiring from the lens of an investor….

Marketing & Social Media

15 Favorite Companies Winning the Branding Game

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 8:30 am

When you consider your favorite products in the marketplace, branding may have a lot to do with which ones you choose to purchase. According to a report by LinkedIn, 80 percent of consumers are like to evaluate a solution from a brand they follow…

Startup Spotlight

Startup Spotlight: Eco Stove, Smart Jewelry, and Lights for Grandma

By | Nov 24, 2017 at 12:50 pm

During the holiday, safety is a concern. Whether it be protecting your home or yourself if  shopping later at night, we found some startups helping you in this effort. Each week, TechCo features tech startups that can help streamline your daily life. This week…

Productivity

13 Productivity Tools Entrepreneurs Use to Improve Workflow

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 7:15 am

Developing a business workflow is key for leaders to help maintain productivity with their employees. Also, if an employee leaves, it’s important to know where he/she left off and train the next employee efficiently. We asked 13 YEC entrepreneurs what tool they would recommend…

Digital Currency

A Guide to Blockchains, Protocols and Token Sales

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Blockchains are changing the foundation of the global economy, and everyone is freaking out. Opinionated tribes are invoking civil wars and “forking” into new tribes. Multiple heated battles are happening simultaneously (mostly on social media) while only a few people on the outside understand…

Mobile

12 Questions to Ask Before Building a Mobile App

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 6:30 pm

In a report by Go-Globe, people spend 52 percent of their time on a mobile app. While mobile apps provide another way to engage with your customer is creating one really necessary for your business? Below, 12 entrepreneurs from YEC provide practical advice you…

Marketing & Social Media

Marketing on Too Many Platforms Can Lead to a Lack of Focus

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 7:15 am

When you’re trying to get your brand or product out there, it’s easy to use the spray and pray marketing method and see what sticks, but that’s not always the best approach to get the biggest ROI for your time and effort. We talked…

Legal

10 Tips to Ensure Your Ecommerce Business Is Legal Overseas

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Google has proven it’s a market giant owning more than 81 percent of the search engine space, according to a report by NetMarketShare. Even at the sheer enormity of its presence, Google isn’t immune to regulations that govern other countries. Finding itself in a…

Gear & Gadgets

Oprah’s Favorite Things of 2017 Includes These 19 Tech Gadgets

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Every year Oprah Winfrey reveals a list of her favorite things that instantly become hot items and gift ideas for the upcoming holiday season. This year she has listed 102 items on Oprah’s Favorite Things 2017. While we appreciate all the items on the list,…

Data

Chris Gladwin of Ocient on Revolutionize Big Data Analytics

By | Oct 28, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Chris Gladwin is the CEO and founder of Ocient, a startup building software that enables sophisticated users of data to handle massive amounts of information fast enough to make real-time decisions. Two years ago, Chris sold his data storage company Cleversafe to IBM for…

Tips & How To’s

4 Ways to Improve Employee Experience at Your Startup

By | Oct 24, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Customer experience, customer experience, customer experience. When building a startup, it can feel like that’s all anyone is paying attention too. After all, customers essential run your business, as you couldn’t survive without their support. However, there is one set of people that is…

Entrepreneur

Gabriel Wyner of Fluent Forever on Going From Opera Singer to Successful Founder

By | Oct 22, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Gabriel Wyner is the Founder and CEO of Fluent Forever, a startup that aims to help anyone learn a language quickly and remember it forever. He launched a bestselling book 4 years ago and now has the most successful app Kickstarter of all time…