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Rewardli - Small Business Perks, Discounts, and Offers

Rewardli - Small Business Perks, Discounts, and Offers | E corner | Scoop.it
500 Startups is using Rewardli to save money for their members. Join the 500 Startups group, or create your own buying group for free.
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5 tips on how to choose a business suitable for you - Lillian M and Associates

5 tips on how to choose a business suitable for you - Lillian M and Associates | E corner | Scoop.it
Many of us might be doing a job and would have got fed-up and wanted to start new business. Some of you would have already started business, but was not successful and finally would have closed it and lost money. This happens mainly by choosing a business that is not suitable for you. I would
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Looking For A New Business Idea in 2014? Steal One Of These

Looking For A New Business Idea in 2014? Steal One Of These | E corner | Scoop.it
Could you turn one of these ideas into a viable business?

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BSN's curator insight, February 19, 2014 9:17 AM

Could you turn one of these ideas into a viable business?

#businessideas #business

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Looking For A New Business Idea in 2014? Steal One Of These
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How I Interview Customers

How I Interview Customers | E corner | Scoop.it
Interviewing Customers is a Special Kind of Torture Talk to a stranger. Fun. That stranger is immensely busy...and hates being sold things. Getting better. That stranger will likely destroy your vi...
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Why India's answer to Alibaba & eBay is the tech IPO to watch

Why India's answer to Alibaba & eBay is the tech IPO to watch | E corner | Scoop.it
Snapdeal's CEO exclusively told VentureBeat that he plans to take the company public in "12 to 24 months."
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Anatomy of a startup failure: the Airborne story

Anatomy of a startup failure: the Airborne story | E corner | Scoop.it
It started with an ambitious idea to fix the bleeding music industry in an age of rampant piracy, and it ended with an email. Just after 5pm one Wednesday evening, South African tech entrepreneur a...
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14 really cool African tech startups worth watching in 2014

14 really cool African tech startups worth watching in 2014 | E corner | Scoop.it
These fourteen companies represents just some of the amazing things being developed in Africa and entrepreneurs disrupting industries.
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Learn to Work With Purpose, or Don't Work At All

Learn to Work With Purpose, or Don't Work At All | E corner | Scoop.it
As business leaders, knowing the “why” is the critical compass of your organization.
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Here's what Gary Vaynerchuck is really up to with that new $25M fund (exclusive)

Here's what Gary Vaynerchuck is really up to with that new $25M fund (exclusive) | E corner | Scoop.it
"We have a desire to support entrepreneurs and go into spaces that others haven’t gotten into or take on complexity that scares others off," said firm co-founder Vaynerchuck.
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10 Questions to ask when buying your first SSL Certificate

10 Questions to ask when buying your first SSL Certificate | E corner | Scoop.it
If you’re unfamiliar with SSL Certificates you might
find searching for the answer to your questions online
results in added confusion.

These are 10 questions you should ask yourself before
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Lovematically Tests Our Love-Affair with Likes

Lovematically Tests Our Love-Affair with Likes | E corner | Scoop.it
This web service can auto-generate Instagram likes, but what does it all mean?
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How To Defend Your Business When You Disrupt A Market

There’s a startup born every minute and big businesses, for the most part, don’t care. But when a startup starts to make waves, that little business should be ready to defend their hard-won piece of the market.
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If You like IFTTT Then You'll Really like Push.Co with Ifttt

If You like IFTTT Then You'll Really like Push.Co with Ifttt | E corner | Scoop.it
Last fall, TNW Labs launched a new app called Push.co which allows you to receive news and other notifications on your iOS device. Now it supports IFTTT.
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will.i.am - "If you really want to disrupt? Di-f**king-srupt!"

will.i.am - "If you really want to disrupt? Di-f**king-srupt!" | E corner | Scoop.it
will.i.am interview for Virgin Disruptors
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How to Be Smarter than Your Investors - Continuous Customer Discovery

How to Be Smarter than Your Investors - Continuous Customer Discovery | E corner | Scoop.it

neynTeams that build continuous customer discovery into their DNA will become smarter than their investors, and build more successful companies. --- Awhile back I blogged about Ashwin, one of my ex-stu...

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Why the MVP can save you a lot of time and money to help you validate your business model assumptions...

Builds continuous customer discovery into your company DNAAn MVP eliminates parts of your business model that create complexityFocus on what provides immediate value for EarlyvangelistsAdd complexity (and additional value) later
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kimono : Turn websites into structured APIs from your browser in seconds

kimono : Turn websites into structured APIs from your browser in seconds | E corner | Scoop.it
kimono: create APIs where they don't exist
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There are quite a few ways to get cold contacts’ email addresses, all of which I can recommend:

Rapportive HackJigSaw (now Connect at Data.com)LinkedInMechanical Turk

And now there’s a new tool in town that I’m really excited about: Kimono.

Kimono is a free web scraper that doesn’t require writing code. If you find a web page with the contact information of customers you’d like to interview, Kimono can collect it for you automatically.

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Konga’s VP of Marketing, Onyeka Akumah Quits To Build New Start-up | NowNaija

Konga’s VP of Marketing, Onyeka Akumah Quits To Build New Start-up | NowNaija | E corner | Scoop.it
Just when you're probably thinking that the e-commerce space is the hottest place for anyone to be in right now, Onyeka Akumah, one of the leading influencers in the space is leaving Konga to build a not-an-e-commerce mobile news app.The post...
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How to Avoid Being a Startup Failure

Startups drive the U.S. economy. Virtually all net job growth comes from startups, while existing firms are actually net job destroyers. As we emerge from a recession, we need new businesses--but the odds are against most startups. In the first year, a quarter of all startups fail. By the fifth year, [...]
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Reportedly Met With Apple's Top Deals Exec

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Reportedly Met With Apple's Top Deals Exec | E corner | Scoop.it
Apple's mergers and acquisitions chief reportedly met with Tesla CEO Elon Musk last spring.
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Five things I learned (to live with) as a public company CEO

Five things I learned (to live with) as a public company CEO | E corner | Scoop.it
Not all entrepreneurs get to take their companies public. And even if they do, not all of them are prepared for what awaits them.
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Bitcoin: It’s the platform, not the currency, stupid!

Bitcoin: It’s the platform, not the currency, stupid! | E corner | Scoop.it
This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical ...
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Two Weeks of Meditation - Feld Thoughts

Two Weeks of Meditation - Feld Thoughts | E corner | Scoop.it
Ok, I’m digging meditation. I started with no goal, which I quickly discovered is helpful. Rather than gear up for a class, commit to a serious amount of time, or set a goal for myself, I just started. I started small with 5 minute sessions a couple of times a day using the Calm iPhone …
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6 Startup Tips From The Lean Startup By Eric Ries

6 Startup Tips From The Lean Startup By Eric Ries | E corner | Scoop.it

The Lean Startup
Every entrepreneur and wannabe entrepreneur should read Eric Ries' The Lean Startup. Here are 6 Tips from the book:

* Build an "Innovation Factory" Using Lean Startup techniques.

* Validated Learning most important "product" in any startup.
* Find what assumptions are BRILLIANT & which ones are CRAZY.
* Create a testing & experimentation culture & experiment based on vision, core values and feedback.

* You don't know what "quality" is yet, so go early, ugly and fast and refine from feedback.

* Get Out of the Building meaning get your ideas in front of real customers as soon as possible. 

Highly recommend The Lean Startup and not JUST for startups. Great book for intrepreneurs, people trying to innovate within Fortune 1,000 companies, too.  


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Marshall Van Fleet's curator insight, February 15, 2014 7:51 AM

I am recommend taking the advice from this book if you are planning strategy for a new entrepreneurial start-up or if you want to reinvent your current entrepreneurial venture... 

Brett.Ashley.Crawford's curator insight, February 15, 2014 10:43 AM

Excellent for all nimble businesses (or those who would like to be).

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Forget Five-Blade Razors: Bevel Is A Better Shave For Black Men

Forget Five-Blade Razors: Bevel Is A Better Shave For Black Men | E corner | Scoop.it
Tristan Walker has a vision that is no less than grand: create a Johnson amp Johnson for people of color. Its first product? Bevel, a shaving system...
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