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Why Startups Should Raise Money at the Top End of Normal

Why Startups Should Raise Money at the Top End of Normal | awesome_startups | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by (@msuster) Mark Suster, a 2x entrepreneur, now VC at GRP Partners.
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The Importance of Side Projects

Importance of Side Projects Side projects are important for a few reasons. Programming is a creative process. Side projects allow programming without deadlines or restraints. Side projects allow...
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Startup Mantra: Hire Fast, Fire Fast

Startup Mantra: Hire Fast, Fire Fast | awesome_startups | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by (@msuster) Mark Suster, a 2x entrepreneur, now VC at GRP Partners.
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A 101 On Kickstarting A New Age Startup [Lean Model]

A 101 On Kickstarting A New Age Startup [Lean Model] | awesome_startups | Scoop.it
I have been associated with the startups for a little over the past 5 years. In this time, I have witnessed a lot of improvement in the startup ecosystem in India.
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How to Turn Disaster Into Gold

How to Turn Disaster Into Gold | awesome_startups | Scoop.it
When one of our products malfunctioned, thousands of stranded customers erupted in fury. Yet we came out of the crisis more credible than ever. Here’s what we did.
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11 Pro Tips for Better Business Blogging

11 Pro Tips for Better Business Blogging | awesome_startups | Scoop.it
Awesome tips. Read this :-). Mashable: "We asked a panel of successful young entrepreneurs how to ensure that your blogging efforts remain on point, effective and primed for success."
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7 Common Mistakes Startups Make on Accelerator Program Applications

7 Common Mistakes Startups Make on Accelerator Program Applications | awesome_startups | Scoop.it
Thinking of throwing your startup into the ring for a summer mentorship and funding program? These 7 common mistakes are easy to avoid when you're looking out for them.
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Each Android User Will Make Google $9.85 per Year in 2012

Each Android User Will Make Google $9.85 per Year in 2012 | awesome_startups | Scoop.it
A reason why Google does not need to worry about giving away Android as an operating system for free.
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From Startup to Business, a Long Strange Trip

From Startup to Business, a Long Strange Trip | awesome_startups | Scoop.it
These days it seems raising funding gets all the focus. Most of us forget that there is a big difference between raising capital and starting a business and actually building a business.
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Why don't you start thinking about NFC-Apps?

Why don't you start thinking about NFC-Apps? | awesome_startups | Scoop.it
We're here at Google's massive New York City HQ (they own an entire block) for what Google was calling a...
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Getaround wins TechCrunch Disrupt NYC... and more awesome startups

Getaround wins TechCrunch Disrupt NYC... and more awesome startups | awesome_startups | Scoop.it
Three days and 32 startup pitches later, the winner of TechCrunch Disrupt has been determined.
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Foursquare Founder Dennis Crowley's Top 6 Pieces Of Advice For Entrepreneurs

Foursquare Founder Dennis Crowley's Top 6 Pieces Of Advice For Entrepreneurs | awesome_startups | Scoop.it
Crowley leaves some words of wisdom on Q&A site, Quora.
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Everything You Know About Entrepreneurship May Be Wrong

Everything You Know About Entrepreneurship May Be Wrong | awesome_startups | Scoop.it
While you may think you understand how to start a new business, the very process we use to be entrepreneurs, or at least the conventional wisdom about how to be an entrepreneur, most often leads entrepreneurs to fail, whether you are founding your own venture or starting a venture with a corporation. In other words, everything you know about entrepreneurship may be wrong!
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Jack Dorsey & The Golden Gate Bridge (Exclusive Video)

Jack Dorsey & The Golden Gate Bridge (Exclusive Video) | awesome_startups | Scoop.it
Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey gave this speech to his staff at Square. An interesting view on design and functionality. TechCrunch wrote also a transcript if you prefer to read.
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Kinect Lets Surgeons Navigate Medical Data In The OR

Kinect Lets Surgeons Navigate Medical Data In The OR | awesome_startups | Scoop.it
Rethink usability. Does your market need Kinect? Maybe it is the right time to look into it as this examples shows.
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