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12 Leadership Books That Continue to Inspire Entrepreneurs

By | Oct 19, 2017 at 10:50 am

If there is a single truth that can be tied to all growing organizations it’s that they are led by leaders, not bosses. These are the entrepreneurs who do more than seek fame and fortune, but have a mission and vision, and also know…

Business

How to Make Your Next Startup as Successful as Your First

By | Mar 15, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Launching another company? Apply the lessons you learned from your first venture. To all of the world’s entrepreneurs, hustlers and businessmen: Congratulations! You succeeded at something many people only dream to be able to do – launch a company. Now what? My partner, Yakir…

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Interview: Rob Horning on How to Make the Leap From VC to CEO

By | Mar 6, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Rob Horning, a former venture capitalist and now co-founder & CEO of the Denver-based messaging startup Kwippit, didn’t want to become an entrepreneur. He kept turning it down until it was impossible to ignore. (“That’s the way to become an entrepreneur,” Rob explains, “To keep…

Interviews

James Eder Founder of Causr on Networking the World Together

By | Feb 26, 2017 at 10:30 am

Networking is an important skill of its ow. Knowing how to engage people, figure out what they want, and deciding whether or not it’s a good use of your time is incredibly challenging. Now imagine you’re traveling to a different city and don’t know…

Entrepreneur

13 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for The Entrepreneur in Your Life

By | Feb 3, 2017 at 3:35 pm

Valentine’s Day may not be the most important holiday, but it’s certainly one of the largest consumer-driven holidays of the year. In just over a week, restaurants will be overbooked, chalk-flavored candy hearts will be in every grocery store, and that special person in your…

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13 Entrepreneurs Dish On The Importance of Health and Wellness

By | Feb 3, 2017 at 12:50 pm

For entrepreneurs, focusing on change and newness don’t just come at the start of a calendar, but at a moment’s notice. With hectic schedules, long days, and even longer nights, it’s important to carve out time to focus on your health, wellness, and of…

Dev & Design

Top 5 Web Design Companies for Small Businesses

By | Jun 2, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Small businesses have unique needs when it comes to web design. They require services that cater to their specific circumstances, whether they involve content marketing or specialized design techniques. In addition, many smaller companies don’t have access to the capital necessary in hiring a big name…

Books

DC

Learn the Origin of AOL’s Iconic “You’ve Got Mail”

By | Feb 19, 2016 at 9:38 am

“You’ve got mail!” No matter your age, you’re likely familiar with the timeless greeting – a memento from the Internet’s early days, and a pithy and humbling reminder of the origins of our digital age. Thanks to early Internet pioneer and AOL cofounder, Steve Case,…

Opinion/Analysis

The Impact of Freelancers on the Technology Space

By | Feb 12, 2016 at 3:00 pm

The U.S. unemployment rate may have plunged to 4.9 percent in January, but freelancers still form the backbone of this economy’s recovery from The Great Recession. The technology space has understood this in more ways than one, and is rushing to find ways to…

Opinion/Analysis

Should You Launch a Startup or a Freelance Career?

By | Dec 28, 2015 at 11:00 am

The lines are becoming increasingly blurred between freelancers and tech startups. Traditional startup figures in the US are way down. In fact, the number of startups launched in the years following 2007 failed to make up for the number of failures in the US…

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10 Things PR Can Do For Your Startup

By | Mar 14, 2014 at 11:00 am

Public relations are not properly understood by people today. Even if this domain of activity has been around for a long time, it is a shame to say this, but a lot of companies invest money in something else simply because they do not properly…

Entrepreneur

3 Ways To Monetize Your App That Every Startup Should Consider

By | Mar 9, 2014 at 12:00 pm

You have just made an app and you are almost ready to launch. The time has come to ask yourself one of the most important questions about your product: What is the best way to monetize your app? Finding a way to make money…

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Austin

Hackers and Designers Compete in the First-Ever SXSW Music Hackathon Championship

By | Mar 7, 2014 at 3:00 pm

AT&T U-verse with GigaPower, will present the first annual SXSW Music Hackathon Championship next week. Over a 24-hour period beginning at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 12th until 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 13th at the Hilton Austin Downtown, hackers and designers will have 24 hours to…

Birthdays

San Francisco

Happy 30th Birthday Matt Mullenweg, Creator of WordPress

By | Jan 11, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Matthew Charles “Matt” Mullenweg (aka photomatt) was born on this day in 1984 in Houston, Texas. It all started with a high school trip to Washington, D.C. where he started working on the blogging platform which eventually turned into WordPress. WordPress took off under…

Announcements

Las Vegas

Tech Cocktail Opening New Office In Las Vegas

By | Sep 6, 2012 at 3:52 pm

Anyone who knows Tech Cocktail knows we have worked from the road as “digital nomads” just as relentlessly as Jimmy Buffett leads his parrot-head nation. Taking a grassroots and bottom up approach by literally touring the U.S. rallying together thousands of entrepreneurs, developers, designers…

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Boulder

SimpleGeo Co-Founder Matt Galligan Moves On

By | Aug 22, 2011 at 8:01 pm

Yesterday, we shared some thoughts from SimpleGeo VP of Product Jeffrey Kalmikoff, and today SimpleGeo founder Matt Galligan has decided to move on. We’ve been following Matt for quite sometime now from his days as a TechStars startup with SocialThing, where I first interviewed…

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Chicago

How To Bootstrap from Zero to Millions; Interview With Dan Ushman Of SingleHop

By | Jun 7, 2011 at 12:24 pm

Bootstrapping – the startup metaphor for a self-sustaining business that proceeds without external help. This is a story about bootstrapping – real bootstrapping, like, live with your parents, and rent a crappy office bootstrapping. It’s holding out on paying yourself until you start making…