Entrepreneur

Los Angeles

Spend the Money and Bring On the Right People

By | Sep 17, 2017 at 8:00 pm

If you don’t have the right team and hire the best people for the job, your company will go through more hills and valleys than you’ll want. We talked with Adam Mendler, CEO of The Veloz Group what he’s done to hire the best…

Tips & How To’s

What to Consider When Making the Leap to Entrepreneurship

By | Sep 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Being an entrepreneur is not something to be taken lightly. Deciding to launch a business should be an arduous process that evaluates your drive to succeed, your willingness to forego free time, and your ability to buck up when the cards are down. We…

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Tips & How To’s

3 Business Leadership Lessons From the Life of Tom Brady

By | Sep 17, 2017 at 12:45 pm

With 5 Super Bowl rings to his name, Tom Brady is one of the most successful and iconic football players in NFL history. Whether or not you’re a fan of his team, you’ve got to admit that he has been one of the most…

Tips & How To’s

7 Key Reasons Why Tech Startups Fail

By | Sep 16, 2017 at 2:30 pm

It takes more than a cool idea to make it in today’s startup world. For every success story, there are dozens of failed attempts. But there are ways to avoid becoming another statistic. Usually, when startups fail, they fail for trying to do too…

Interviews

Chicago

Rebecca Sholiton & Nate Cooper of Wise Apple on How a Porn Site Led to a Rebrand

By | Sep 16, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Rebecca Sholiton and Nate Cooper are the cofounders of Wise Apple (formally Pak’d), a startup that delivers pre-made, customizable school lunches directly to families’ homes. They just announced their $3.6 million seed round led by Pritzker Group Venture Capital and Levy Family Partners with Chicago…

Digital nomad

NYC

Almost a Fifth of Freelance Pros Will Make Six Figures or More This Year

By | Sep 15, 2017 at 10:50 am

New stats from LinkedIn ProFinder — a service connecting white collar freelance professionals with individuals and small businesses — have revealed the numbers behind the top freelancer pros’ revenues. For almost 20 percent of those in LinkedIn’s program, freelance work is definitely rewarding: That’s…

Programming education

Here’s How to Build iOS Apps in a Week

By | Sep 15, 2017 at 9:20 am

In anticipation of the new Apple iOS 11 and iPhone X release, developers will be shifting gears to get their apps built or updated in order to take advantage of the power and possibilities the software brings to the smartphone. If you’ve ever had…

Tips & How To’s

9 Methods for Communicating Important News to Your Team

By | Sep 14, 2017 at 6:30 pm

When you need to present important news to your team, having a strategy or game plan to deliver the news, whether good or bad, can impact the attitude of the team. We asked nine entrepreneurs what they do when they need to deliver news…

Accelerator

Detroit

Why Automotive Companies Should Work With Early-Stage Startups

By | Sep 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm

The entire transportation industry is going through a historic change. Automotive companies are shifting from bending metal to bending bits. Soon they will be offering software and services to complement manufactured metal. At the Techstars Mobility Accelerator program, we have 10 corporate innovation partners…

Programming education

How to Easily Build Android Apps From Scratch

By | Sep 14, 2017 at 1:30 pm

If you’ve ever wanted to build an app for the Google Play Store for fun, business or to explore your next big idea, but don’t know how, then this Complete Android Developer Course can help. Android Marshmallow, known as “Android M” is Google’s ultra-polished…

Entrepreneur

Paris

8 French Founders Competing at Startup Tour North America

By | Sep 14, 2017 at 10:50 am

With such a burgeoning startup ecosystem in the United States, it can be hard to remember that the international community is doing a lot of innovative things in the business world. From revolutionizing fintech in Africa to innovating education in Sweden, the world is…

Finance

Phoenix

4 Ways Women Founders Prepare for Investor Meetings

By | Sep 14, 2017 at 9:20 am

Getting your pitch down, dealing with rejection, the stress of waiting for the big check and trying to make payroll are just some of not-so-fun parts of raising capital, but for many, it must be done. These days, more women founders and cofounders are…

Amazon

Seattle

4 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Jeff Bezos

By | Sep 14, 2017 at 8:30 am

Aside from his analytical mindset, Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon, is methodical and a highly intelligent entrepreneur. Not only did he create the everything store, but Bezos’ entrepreneurial prowess is second to none. His unique leadership qualities, critical thinking skills, obsession…

Remote work

How to Maximize Productivity With Your Remote Workforce

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Businesses have more freedom to source the very best workers today, rather than simply hiring candidates from their local talent pool. The proliferation of online project-management tools, file-sharing software, and various communication platforms make remote working far easier than ever. Last year, 43 percent…

Inspiration

Boulder

How a Coding School Fueled This Data Scientist’s Passion for AI

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Once you’ve decided it’s time to go to a coding school, you’ll want to make sure the one you pick is worth it and provides value. We sat down with Paulo Arantes, an alumni to the Galvanize Data Science program who is now a Machine…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Phoenix

Sleeping Near Your Dog Leads to a Better Night Sleep

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 2:00 pm

The next time your furry friend wants to sleep in your bedroom, you might have to say yes. A recent study released by the Mayo Clinic, revealed that adults that slept with their dog in their bedroom showed a better night sleep Researchers from…

Digital nomad

The Pros and Cons of Remote Working

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 11:30 am

With many people embracing remote working and supporting the freelance economy, companies need to weight the pros and cons of having people in and out of an office setting and figure out what works best for their operations. Remote jobs may be convenient and…