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France Info au cœur de la Silicon Valley : entre business et rêve d'immortalité

France Info au cœur de la Silicon Valley : entre business et rêve d'immortalité | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
France Info a décidé de se plonger au coeur de la Silicon Valley. Il y a là-bas deux des meilleures universités mondiales, Stanford et Berkeley. Ce sont des universités très innovantes. Mais il n'y a pas qu'elles. A 50 kilomètres au sud de San Francisco, se cache sur le campus de la NASA la "Singularity University".
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Why You Don’t Want to Give Financial Information to All of Your Investors . CrowdFund Beat

Why You Don’t Want to Give Financial Information to All of Your Investors . CrowdFund Beat | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
By Mark Suster, We all know that funding markets have changed for startups. The trends are well understood: more angels, more seed funds, more crowdsourcin
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How to Fund Your Startup -- With VCs, Angels and Crowdinvesting

How to Fund Your Startup -- With VCs, Angels and Crowdinvesting | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
"Every one of my books had killed me a little more," - this profound and highly personal quote by American author Norman Mailer has become one of my favorites since I started writing about startups funding. For with each new article, the mo...
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5 Reasons Your Business Should Not Advertise on Google AdWords

5 Reasons Your Business Should Not Advertise on Google AdWords | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
Unless you have everything lined up just right, Google AdWords is a surprisingly efficient mechanism for losing money.
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5 Reasons Why Pivots Are Crucial to Today's Businesses

5 Reasons Why Pivots Are Crucial to Today's Businesses | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
A change in focus can lead to great things by bringing in new customers or providing a much need kick in the pants.
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Venture Capitalist Sounds Alarm on Startup Investing

Venture Capitalist Sounds Alarm on Startup Investing | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley may have taken on more risk than it can handle, according to prominent venture capitalist Bill Gurley, who cited potential cracks in the tech-startup investing scene.
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Here's What You Can Earn At The 20 Top Tech Companies

Here's What You Can Earn At The 20 Top Tech Companies | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
So we sifted through job hunting site Glassdoor to find the best-paying jobs at the best tech companies, according to employees.
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Data Reveal the 7 Factors for Optimal Employee Retention

Data Reveal the 7 Factors for Optimal Employee Retention | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
A far-reaching survey shows that workers who are paid fairly stay with a company that gives them opportunity and respect.
Marie Buhot-Launay's insight:

Salary, company culture, opportunity for growth, aknowledgement

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To Compete With Giants, 'Bring Your Small-Business Game'

To Compete With Giants, 'Bring Your Small-Business Game' | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
Boston Beer Company, the maker of Samuel Adams, is the leader of the craft beer movement. But founder Jim Koch is also playing against beer titans such as MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch InBev.
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Ten Reasons why your Venture Capital Pitch Didn’t Work - Rockies Venture Club

Ten Reasons why your Venture Capital Pitch Didn’t Work - Rockies Venture Club | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
Presenting a great Venture Capital pitch is critical to getting the follow-up appointment. Most teams never make it past this critical step. Why?
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The art of selling in the US – Part 1

The art of selling in the US – Part 1 | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
Your company is skyrocketing in France and you cannot wait to launch your solution in the US? Hold on. It could turn into a real disaster if you are not well prepared to the American selling proces...
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Elevator Pitch: Dot-com survivor Neil Sequeira of General Catalyst Partners - San Jose Mercury News

Elevator Pitch: Dot-com survivor Neil Sequeira of General Catalyst Partners - San Jose Mercury News | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
Elevator Pitch: Dot-com survivor Neil Sequeira of General Catalyst PartnersSan Jose Mercury NewsNeil Sequeira had a front-row view of the dot-com bust, first at short-lived incubator CMGI and later at AOL-Time Warner.
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Dr. Tom Fogarty: Venture capital is dead and it's starting to stink

Dr. Tom Fogarty: Venture capital is dead and it's starting to stink | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
The director of the Fogarty Institute, medtech legend Dr. Tom Fogarty, shoots off some fireworks at MassMEDIC's 18th annual Medtech Showcase.
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Silicon Valley has evolved -- it’s not about startups anymore

Silicon Valley has evolved -- it’s not about startups anymore | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
The Valley is no longer about startups; it's about scale-ups.
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How to Get PR for Your Startup

How to Get PR for Your Startup | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
Step one to getting people to pay attention to your business is getting the press to pay attention. That can be a challenge.
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Former Google CEO: Here's How To Build A $300 Billion Company

Former Google CEO: Here's How To Build A $300 Billion Company | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
It's all about empowering "smart creatives."
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Doing Two Things? That’s One Too Many.

Doing Two Things? That’s One Too Many. | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
If you aspire to be a successful entrepreneur, the only way you're going to achieve that is by focusing on one thing and doing it better than anyone else.
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This Type of Content Gets the Best Marketing Results (Infographic)

This Type of Content Gets the Best Marketing Results (Infographic) | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
Stop wasting time on content marketing tactics that don't deliver. This infographic reveals which types of content work best, and the metrics you should track.
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5 Easy Ways to Become a Better Public Speaker -- Fast

5 Easy Ways to Become a Better Public Speaker -- Fast | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
With some tips and some practice, you can leave a lasting impression that you will want people to remember.
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The 3 Essential Things Needed in a Founders' Agreement

The 3 Essential Things Needed in a Founders' Agreement | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
While your relationship with your co-founder may be peachy right now, there is a possibility it could turn sour down the road. To protect yourself (and the company), make sure these three areas are covered in your founders' agreement.
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How the democratization of funding is changing the venture capital landscape

How the democratization of funding is changing the venture capital landscape | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
It's easier than ever for entrepreneurs to get funding thanks to a diverse ecosystem.
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The art of selling in the US - Part 2

The art of selling in the US - Part 2 | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
Following our first article on “The art of selling in the US”, here are other few tips from Xavier Wartelle to sell successfully your solution in the US. What are the American selling techniques th...
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Isn't Entrepreneurship at an All-Time High? Nope. Not Even Close

Isn't Entrepreneurship at an All-Time High? Nope. Not Even Close | Be US Ready | Scoop.it
According to the Brookings Institution, the data show that the U.S. is losing its entrepreneurial spirit--and has been for decades.
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