Interviews

Danny Chavez of Epux Dev on Having Veteran Parents and Recognizing Talent

By | May 29, 2017 at 12:45 pm

The value of talent is undeniable in the startup world. Having a quality idea is a good first step, but without a solid team, you won’t be able to get your idea off the ground. And if you want success to be in your…

Interviews

Krista Morgan of P2Binvestor on Managing Your Raise

By | May 28, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Writing in the morning is a good way to think intentionally and start your day off in the right frame of mind. And for budding entrepreneurs looking to be successful, it’s more important than you might know. Krista Morgan is the cofounder and CEO…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Boulder

The Vital Role of Community in Mental Health Support

By | May 28, 2017 at 10:30 am

The American Psychological Association has found that 65 percent of Americans cite work as a top source of stress, and over a third have a chronic problem with it as a result. Stressful environments, combined with the canned air common to the typical work cubical,…

Entrepreneur

5 Reasons Why You Should Start Early To Be A Successful Entrepreneur

By | May 27, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Entrepreneurship is not just a career; it’s a path you pursue to make a dent in the universe. Either you can play it safe or you can create a business that stays there even after you are long gone. Something that can make your…

Data

Tulsa

Scott Phillips, Cofounder of Civic Ninjas on Creating Grassroots Innovation

By | May 26, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Scott Phillips, cofounder of Civic Ninjas, Ignite Tulsa, and Startup Weekend Tulsa, a leader in the Tulsa community is all about putting education first to build the talent workforce and solving municipal problems with technology. This time for the #StartupsEverywhere, series, he talks with me…

Marketing & Social Media

3 Reasons Why Podcasts Will Best Stretch Your Advertising Dollar

By | May 26, 2017 at 10:30 am

In the advertising community, the money is beginning to flow to specific areas: Instagram is a rising star, and Pinterest is doing well for itself as both are visually oriented, allowing them to showcase products with that extra pizzazz. But forget social media platforms for…

Productivity

Top 7 Affordable Analytics Tools to Hack Your Startup’s Growth

By | May 26, 2017 at 9:15 am

In entrepreneurship, there’s no such thing as overnight success. You can plan every detail of your startup’s launch, but you can never fully prepare for unexpected roadblocks to growth. You can only embrace these ongoing challenges and accept them as stepping stones. Once upon…

Entrepreneur

4 Must-Have Technical Skills for Online Solopreneurs

By | May 25, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Being an online solopreneur is truly commendable. It takes guts to charge into the treacherous world of entrepreneurship, even more so if you plan to face most of the challenges and responsibilities yourself. Fortunately, being shorthanded should no longer be a problem for online…

Marketing & Social Media

Marketing With Emotion Helps Build Customer Relationships and Revenue

By | May 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Somewhere in the history of marketing, we decided to silo our marketing skills and strategies to be either B2B or B2C. The problem is, businesses are made up of people, not pre-programmed robots. That same IT buyer you may be targeting is also making…

Funding

Tokyo

What You Need To Know About Softbank’s $100 Billion Vision Fund

By | May 25, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Earlier this week, the funding world changed forever as the world’s largest private equity fund, SoftBank’s Vision Fund, announced it has raised over $93 billion to invest in technology sectors such as artificial intelligence and robotics. The fund is backed by SoftBank and Saudi…

Healthy Entrepreneur

DC

Sleep Deprivation Can Cause Your Brain to Eat Itself

By | May 25, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Sleep deprivation does many things to our body, we feel fatigued, gravitate towards junk food to stay awake and certainly changes our mood, but eat our brains? That’s just wrong. A new study by the Journal of Neuroscience by Michele Bellesi, et al. released…

Entrepreneur

Detroit

Josh Linkner on What It Takes to Build Something Successful

By | May 25, 2017 at 12:50 pm

The pursuit of success is a staple of the startup world. Every founder, every investor, and even every employee is doing everything they can to get a taste of the top. Working 80 hour weeks, tapping networks, and attending events like Detroit Startup Week…

Culture

San Francisco

How to Build a Charitable Culture at Your Startup

By | May 25, 2017 at 11:20 am

Volunteering can bring immeasurable joy to you and your team. It may be difficult to imagine that in addition to running a business, you could find time to volunteer, but it’s possible. With the potential for a greater happiness quotient, it made sense to me…

Healthy Entrepreneur

San Francisco

Success Starts With Keeping Your Head in the Game

By | May 25, 2017 at 10:30 am

Leaders don’t often feel like they can — or should – share their stress and worries with others, especially with a team that’s constantly striving for success. Which is why I was surprised to see this statement in an email sent to founders and CEOs…

Culture

Los Angeles

Respect is the Foundation of Client and Employee Relationships

By | May 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Building a good relationship with your clients and employees comes down to respecting and trusting each other over the long haul. We talked with Gabriel Richards, Founder and CEO of Endertech, about putting love and respect as core values and the positive outcomes he’s gain…

Tips & How To’s

Here Are the 5 Groups All Modern Freelancers Can Be Broken Into

By | May 24, 2017 at 4:30 pm

U.S. modern-day freelancers earned an estimated $1 trillion in 2016. Between 43 percent and 50 percent of the U.S. economy could be freelancers by 2020, according to a variety of reports. The numbers are unavoidable, which is why it’s important for employers and business…

Inspiration

Los Angeles

How Mompreneurs Can Have it All, And Some

By | May 24, 2017 at 2:20 pm

For some reason, the 2012 Atlantic article, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All,” has always fueled me. At the time that was written, I had a 3-year-old daughter, was pregnant with my second child, and wanted nothing more than to prove that article…