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Entrepreneur

5 Fields Recommended for First-Time Entrepreneurs

By | Sep 9, 2017 at 10:30 am

Being an entrepreneur might seem like an attractive career choice from the outside. But when the chips are down and the funding is no where to be found, it takes grit and determination to keep going. Fortunately, there are a few fields that first-time…

Failure

11 Mistakes That Can Trigger Startup Failure

By | Sep 4, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Research has proven that 90 percent startups fail after five years. For an aspiring entrepreneur, this stat can be disturbing, unless you have the right tips tools at you disposal to get the job done. Every entrepreneur’s dream is to break even and thrive…

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Tips & How To’s

How to Boost Productivity at Your Startup

By | Sep 4, 2017 at 10:30 am

The success of any industry depends on two major factors: increased productivity and reduced costs. Industries all over the world are involved in continuous brainstorming to find out ways to increase their productivity, while at the same time minimize reducing the cost to generate…

Entrepreneur

5 Valuable Takeaways From Oprah Winfrey’s Success as an Entrepreneur

By | Sep 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Oprah Winfrey has achieved an unprecedented level of success in business. Not only has her work as a media proprietor and talk show host propelled her to a net worth of over $3 billion, but she is currently cited as one of the greatest…

Funding

San Francisco

Know Your VC Is the Yelp for Venture Capitalists

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 11:30 am

The venture capital and investor community as a whole has been under fire most of the summer as harassment allegations swirled around some of Silicon Valley’s biggest investors. When it’s time to pitch for money, most startup founders and entrepreneurs rely on the word…

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Business

What Actually Motivates a Corporation to Work with a Startup?

By | Aug 22, 2017 at 8:30 am

Working with a corporation can offer all kinds of opportunities to a startup. It lets you test new functions of your app, figure out implementation techniques and, most importantly, learn from and build a lasting relationship with a potential partner. I’ve watched this process…

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The Building Blocks of a Successful Startup

By | Aug 22, 2017 at 7:15 am

So, you’ve got a great idea for a new product or service that can change the world or transform an industry. Now, your goal is to bring your idea to life. There are many useful how-to guides on creating a business plan, attracting investor…

Startups & Apps

This Startup Will Help You Learn From Entrepreneurs’ Mistakes

By | Aug 17, 2017 at 10:50 am

Tragically enough, failure is an integral part of success, particularly in the startup world. Without the knowledge gleaned from dire mistakes, entrepreneurs wouldn’t have the experience necessary to keep up with changing trends, manage unruly employees, or deal with unexpected viral memos, all things that…

Startup

5 Tricks to Encourage Innovation at Your Startup

By | Aug 12, 2017 at 10:30 am

If you want to become a great entrepreneur, you should keep in mind that the accumulation of resources is only a means of achieving your goals and not the goal itself. That being said, the fact that your methods of doing business are currently…

Tech.Co Top Stories

TechCo Top Stories: Amazon, Fashion, Pizza, and the Total Solar Eclipse

By | Aug 11, 2017 at 3:50 pm

There’s nothing better than being well-informed before the weekend. Not only will you have plenty of conversation starters at the various parties you’ll be attending, but you’ll also learn a thing or two about the tech world, which is always a good thing. And…

Entrepreneur

Study: Independence Is the Primary Driver for Would-Be Entrepreneurs

By | Aug 11, 2017 at 9:20 am

Entrepreneurship can seem pretty glamorous from the outside. Between geniuses like Elon Musk changing the world and the prospect of becoming a unicorn company, starting a small business can seem like a no-brainer if you don’t think about it too hard. However, there is…

Ecosystems

Detroit

5 Takeaways From the Midwestern Startup Ecosystem

By | Aug 10, 2017 at 5:00 pm

After working on this for months, M25 finally released our first official ranking of the top startup cities in the Midwest. After making the announcement and releasing the rankings publicly last week, I figured it would only be prudent to add some color from…

Ecosystems

Alaska

Behind the Scenes of Alaska’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

By | Aug 8, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Alaska is known for its majestic mountains, in fact seventeen out of 20 of the highest mountains are found in Alaska, its also home to over 3 million lakes and the Northern Lights, and dog mushing is the official state sport. What you may…

Entrepreneur

3 CEOs of Tech Giants That Stepped Down in 2017

By | Jul 31, 2017 at 11:30 am

Being a CEO is hard. In addition to shouldering all the responsibility of running a company, you’re also liable for anything that goes wrong. And if you know anything about the business world, the next big catastrophe is usually right around the corner. While…

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San Francisco

3 Entrepreneurs on the Value of Work Life Balance

By | Jul 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Work life balance is a controversial concept. This is in part because combining work and leisure can result in the blurring of the line that separates both. Does it mean extending a business trip to sneak in personal time? Or does it mean accommodating…

Jobs

20 Cities You Want to Move to for Work This Year

By | Jul 28, 2017 at 9:20 am

Moving for a job used to be a huge decision. Between finding a new house, figuring out your commute, and deciphering the new television stations, relocation used to be a terrible ordeal. But now, primarily thanks to the internet, the burden has been lifted,…

Co-working Spaces

Albuquerque

4 Coworking Spaces in Albuquerque You Need to Know About

By | Jul 27, 2017 at 11:30 am

Startups, small businesses and solopreneurs are finding that it’s a cost effective way to grow their businesses in coworking spaces. With the wave of the freelancer, coworking spaces are going to see an influx during 2017. If you live and work in Albuquerque, or…