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Las Vegas

From Bill Nye to Rosario Dawson, Here’s the People Worth Seeing at Life is Beautiful Fest

By | Sep 22, 2015 at 2:00 pm

While this year’s Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival will include everything from Stevie Wonder and Duran Duran to Kendrick Lamar and Porter Robinson (and our CEO Frank Gruber’s favorite twenty one pilots), the weekend will also give attendees an opportunity to hear…

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NYC

Financial Trading Data is More Accessible with Money.Net

By | Aug 27, 2015 at 11:00 am

Financial trading is a long-told story, glamorized in movies and splashed across the news showcasing the highs and lows of its lifestyle. What’s rarely showcased is the technology behind what makes it all possible. For decades, trading floors have been a disaster of intertwining…

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London

From Punjab to Profit: Why I Moved my Startup to London’s Tech City

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 8:00 am

Facebook. Pinterest. Zenefits. Twitter. Jawbone. Uber. In the startup world, we are lead to to believe that unicorns are born in Silicon Valley. And in many cases, they are. Accelerators, incubators, meetups, and startup competitions all form part of a burgeoning ecosystem which relies…

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What Does it Take to Get to a Billion Dollars?

By | Apr 28, 2015 at 8:00 am

There’s a term that’s becoming commonplace in the business community. The term is “unicorn” and it’s used to describe startups that are still privately held and are valued at over a billion dollars. Now, this doesn’t mean they have a billion dollars in revenue,…

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DC

6 Questions to Ask Before Joining a Startup

By | Apr 2, 2015 at 9:00 am

“If You Had To Hire a Small Business Marketing Expert who would you recommend?” I got this message from a good friend on LinkedIn. I love startups and small businesses, and I enjoy meeting with and mentoring entrepreneurs in my free time. Join a…

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Boston

She Cofounded a Startup While Trying to Cure Cancer

By | Mar 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Before Boston startup Wardrobe Wake-up shut down last week, Barbra Dickerman’s daily to-do list might have looked something like this: Pick up dry cleaning Class at Harvard Pack for New York Work on curing cancer Founding a startup and going to Harvard are probably…

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Meet the Female Version of Elon Musk

By | Mar 11, 2015 at 10:00 am

Jane Poynter wants to invite you to sip a cocktail at the edge of space, peacefully ensconced in her elegant, balloon-powered capsule that will float customers outside the earth’s atmosphere and back – almost 20 miles high – starting around 2016. This project, called World…

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The Pursuit of HIS Energy: Building a Startup with Your Son

By | Feb 27, 2015 at 6:34 pm

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic,” Dr. James Hubbard, Jr. tells me over the phone. It’s a quote from Arthur C. Clarke, the futurist and science fiction writer behind such genius works as 2001: A…

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Female Founders Conference: A Reckless Disregard for the Impossible

By | Feb 24, 2015 at 8:00 pm

On Saturday, Y Combinator hosted the 2nd annual invite-only Female Founders Conference, which gathered around 800 female founders from around the world. One of the largest values that attendees found in the conference was the openness and eagerness to share and engage. There was a palpable eagerness…

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DC

Tech Lady Hackathon: Civic Hacking for Women in Tech

By | Feb 23, 2015 at 12:30 pm

The Washington D.C. Metro Area is full of dozens of organizations dedicated to lowering the barrier for women and minorities in tech. DCFemTech, a collective of DC & Metro area women and minority focused organizations is launching a series of interviews with women in…

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London

3 London Entrepreneurs Take Their Hobby to Profit

By | Feb 17, 2015 at 8:17 pm

According to recent statistics published in the Guardian, the past three years have seen more entrepreneurs embroiled in the small business journey than ever. Unfortunately, few would question the likelihood of the future steering them through choppy waters. Right now, the gloomy talk around…

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Phoenix

Don’t Lose Your Authenticity as an Entrepreneur

By | Feb 10, 2015 at 2:30 pm

When Jennifer Paige was in college, she was in a car accident that took the lives of both her parents. The last thing her mother said to her was: Where do you want to go? Paige has taken up that question as a guiding…

Digital nomad

How to Make $1K/Day Selling Videos Online

By | Feb 9, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Every day, entrepreneur Sean Lee makes another $1,000 from his online video subscription service, HD Piano – with no marketing, and without touching a video camera himself. Lee is a digital nomad, and he spoke on Saturday at the Nomad Summit in Chiang Mai,…

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Dallas

Changing the Face of Storefront Advertising

By | Jan 21, 2015 at 6:30 pm

When you board a flight from San Diego to Palm Beach generally you think of white sandy beaches and umbrella drinks – not inventing a company, unless you’re Daniel Black who did just that. The night before this particular cross-country flight, Black was captivated…