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Seattle

Seattle Startup Week welcomes Lee Ngo of Galvanize

By | Oct 22, 2015 at 7:20 pm

Startups are all about breaking paradigms and creating new possibilities. At Seattle Startup Week 2015, Lee Ngo is interested in educational models that condenses the time frame necessary to learn. Lee was inspired by his experiences of Startup Weekend and their premise of “What if we…

Startup

Your Startup Launch To-Do List

By | Oct 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm

How do you start any big, important project? By getting organized. Starting your own business is no different. To give yourself the best possible chance of success, start by making a list of the things you need to do before you can start your…

Startup

5 Tech Advancements For People With Disabilities

By | Oct 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Modern technology isn’t just being used for entertainment and convenience, it’s also being used to help people with disabilities. The newest technological advancements allow for people with disabilities to have an easier, hassle-free life.  1. The GPS that leads the blind Now, the blind…

Business

Does your office space reflect your company culture?

By | Oct 13, 2015 at 9:02 am

JungleWorld, London-based office and corporate flower suppliers, claim that they ‘will make sure first impressions count’ on their website. Filling an office with colorful flowers and exotic plants can certainly make a striking impression on visiting customers and clients. Aside from being aesthetically pleasing,…

Entrepreneur

7 Considerations for Finding the Perfect Startup Partner

By | Oct 2, 2015 at 9:00 am

Do you have an idea or solution to a problem faced by millions of people? At the core of every entrepreneur is a problem solver. While the challenges may be great, the rewards for starting your own successful business can be even greater. To…

Entrepreneur

Startup Funding in 5 Stages

By | Sep 17, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Raising money for your startup is never fun, but it might be the only way to get your business off the ground. It is a time-consuming, and often humbling experience. Many founders would rather have a root canal than seek investment, but is part…

Startup

Some Simple Ways you Can Increase Startup Profits

By | Sep 5, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A startup automatically means that the business owner will do a lot of work. The company needs to do all that it can in order to increase profits. This is not as easy as it may seem at first glance. You would be faced…

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The 7 Best Email Add-Ons For Your Startup

By | May 20, 2016 at 12:30 pm

When it comes to running a business, productivity is all about strategy. Without one, you could end up doing a lot more work than necessary. As a founder, you can’t take on every task. Delegating responsibilities is one of the most important skills a successful…

Startup

How to Sell Your Big Startup Idea

By | Aug 28, 2015 at 9:00 pm

So you woke up this morning with a fantastic idea that’s going to change the shape of shoelaces (or books, or music, or snack foods) as we know it. You’ve been sketching on napkins all morning, or scribbling notes into your phone, or calling…

Startup

This is How To Help Your New Startup Gain Traction

By | May 13, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Whether you’re fresh out of college or have been in the workforce for a few years, it’s never too late to begin your own business. However, startups are notoriously difficult to get off the ground. With an overwhelmingly large percentage of new startups failing…

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5 Steps to Ensure That Your Business Idea Can Really Work

By | May 11, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Running a successful startup isn’t rocket science, but it’s also a delicate skill. It’s crucial when running a successful startup is to ensure that your idea can work. After all, one of the biggest reasons why so many entrepreneurs fail is because they are…

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5 Startup Lessons You Can Learn from HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’

By | May 9, 2016 at 12:30 pm

While Game of Thrones continues to dominate HBO’s Sunday night lineup, their comedy department is patting themselves on the back for locking down Silicon Valley, a show that follows an introverted computer programmer and his friends as they attempt to make it big in the tech startup…

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Is Company Culture Important to Startup Success? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | May 2, 2016 at 6:00 pm

When it comes to working at a startup, company culture is more talked about than salary. The importance of exquisite perks and interesting people is apparently more important for attracting talented individuals than any compensation package possibly could. And while business strategy is the best way…

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The ‘8 out of 10 Startups Fail’ Statistic Is a Myth

By | Apr 18, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Eight of out 10 businesses fail within the first 18 months. This statistic is essentially canon in the startup story. It has been quoted and re-quoted hundreds of thousands of times to discourage bad ideas and inspire great ones. CEOs, business managers, IT guys…

Startup

How Startups Can Utilize Big Data in 2016

By | Apr 19, 2016 at 12:44 pm

The volume of data is expanding now more than ever; an IDC Digital Universe study” projects that by the end of the decade, about 1.7 MB of new data will be created every second for every individual on the planet. Furthermore, our accumulated digital…

Communication

Chicago

Startups Need to Focus More Energy on Their PR Strategy

By | Apr 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Once upon a time the tech unicorns of today were struggling small companies battling competitors for customers and fighting for the attention of venture capitalists. The secret behind the rapid growth of startups like Airbnb, Uber and Snapchat involves a special formula that includes strategic…

Startup

Silicon Valley’s Naming Problem and How to Fight it

By | Jul 20, 2015 at 6:00 pm

The global startup scene is more turbulent than ever and this makes it quite hard for new companies to build their reputation both online and offline. The former, of course, seems to be a tad more important given the potential of web marketing and…