We’re seeing media giants take baby steps in the technology and startup scene, from Singapore’s MediaCorp investing $40 million in luxury e-store Reebonz and launching a startup fund and incubator program called ‘The Mediapreneur’, to Indonesian...
Great summary by Peg Corwin of an interesting #Startup philosophy: Peg Corwin's insight:Paul Graham's ideas of startups"Automate a labor intensive processFix something that's brokenTake a luxury and make it a commodityMake something cheaper and easier...
Montreal Gazette Tech startups are flourishing in Montreal Montreal Gazette This was more than just a tour of Wajam; Wong was giving insight into the life of a startup, young tech companies known for their explosive growth.
What Traits Does the Modern Entrepreneur Have? With a soft economy and job opportunities scarce, many people are becoming entrepreneurs not because they are looking to increase their wealth, but because they need to pay the bills.
You're smart and savvy. That might be a problem. I've seen a lot of successful entrepreneurs fail as investors in start-up companies, most because they make at least one of these mistakes: 1. They invest in good ideas rather than good founding teams.
All startups need money, unless the owners are loaded. Where does that money come from? From fundraising efforts, both offline and online. Online fundraising is a lot more effective because of its sheer reach.
Consumer Internet startups are constantly striving to build passionate, highly engaged customer bases. But when things go wrong in the customer experience, as they inevitably will, this passion can just as easily work against these companies.
I think most entrepreneurs should dedicate some time out of their week just to watch TED Talks. It might seem silly or a waste of time — after all, you are trying to build an empire here. That is why you should do it.