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Startup Mentors — How Do You Filter Out The Good, The Bad And The Ugly? | TechCrunch

Startup Mentors — How Do You Filter Out The Good, The Bad And The Ugly? | TechCrunch | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
In light of the recent brouhaha over the actions of a particular European investor who had a habit of attaching himself to accelerators as a ‘mentor’, it..
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How to Know if You Have Startup Equity

How to Know if You Have Startup Equity | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
A lawyer explains how to evaluate any equity offer by asking three key questions.
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Do You Feel Pressure Or Do You Apply Pressure? | TechCrunch

Do You Feel Pressure Or Do You Apply Pressure? | TechCrunch | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
One obvious yet under-appreciated law of business physics is: For any given company, the larger the company becomes, the more opportunities emerge to screw it..
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Building a More Diverse Workforce Through Software

Building a More Diverse Workforce Through Software | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
Companies say they want more diversity, but have trouble changing their hiring habits.
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The Sprawling, Booming LA Tech Scene Is Having a Moment

The Sprawling, Booming LA Tech Scene Is Having a Moment | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
In Part One of this LA Stories series, Nellie Bowles has kale shakes with engineers and sits in freeway traffic, chatting up venture capitalists on Bluetooth.
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This map reveals exactly where Silicon Valley gets its talent

This map reveals exactly where Silicon Valley gets its talent | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
Where does Silicon Valley's talent come from? This incredibly detailed map tells all. The visualization, made by Bloomberg Businessweek, shows the top 100 sources of "imported talent," from both U....
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Series A Is The New Series B | TechCrunch

Series A Is The New Series B | TechCrunch | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
When I moved to Silicon Valley over a decade ago, I thought “venture” meant looking for smart people with great ideas. I’ve learned that’s not true;..
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How to survive the San Francisco tech boom

How to survive the San Francisco tech boom | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
Twitter. Dropbox. Zynga. These name brand startups are part of the revitalization of previously underdeveloped and “affordable” neighborhoods in San Francisco. However, if you are not one of the af...
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The End Of The Acqui-Hire? | TechCrunch

The End Of The Acqui-Hire? | TechCrunch | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
A few years ago, before seed investing was as well defined as it now is, I co-hosted a bean bag sitting circle at The Lobby on the topic of “the seed..
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Inside Jobs: Why The Best Software Engineers Never Stop Learning | TechCrunch

Inside Jobs: Why The Best Software Engineers Never Stop Learning | TechCrunch | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
How often are you so impressed by a website or technology service that you think, "I really want to be a part of that" -- so much that you set out to get a..
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Oculus CEO Says Selling To Facebook Convinced Big Developers To Build For It | TechCrunch

Oculus CEO Says Selling To Facebook Convinced Big Developers To Build For It | TechCrunch | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
"Do we want to be Game Boy, or iPhone or Android?" That's how Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe says his team considered the acquisition by Facebook. Without the..
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With Microsoft Deal Done, Nokia Names Rajeev Suri CEO, $6.9 Billion in Buybacks, Dividends and Debt Cuts

With Microsoft Deal Done, Nokia Names Rajeev Suri CEO, $6.9 Billion in Buybacks, Dividends and Debt Cuts | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
The new Nokia is focused on its location services, cellular equipment and patent licensing businesses.
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3 unofficial strategies in Y Combinator's playbook

3 unofficial strategies in Y Combinator's playbook | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
Y Combinator’s semiannual Demo Day is today -- the day when one of the world's most influential startup incubators gives its current crowd of entrepreneurs a chance to strut their stuff. As the med...
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Innovator’s Dilemma Is Real And Requires Bold Action To Overcome | TechCrunch

Innovator’s Dilemma Is Real And Requires Bold Action To Overcome | TechCrunch | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
There has been some debate of late as to the validity of Clayton Christensen's basic idea of the Innovator's Dilemma. I'm here to tell you it's real and it..
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Wink’s Connected Home Collection Arrives At Home Depot | TechCrunch

Wink’s Connected Home Collection Arrives At Home Depot | TechCrunch | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
Everyone's gunning to be the platform for your smart home, including Apple and Google, but Quirky spin-off startup Wink has its range in stores as of today at..
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Why Kiva cofounder wants Silicon Valley to achieve social good (interview)

Why Kiva cofounder wants Silicon Valley to achieve social good (interview) | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
Jessica Jackley has used crowdfunding at Kiva and ProFounder to achieve a larger social aim.
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Party Boys and Fighting Words: The Battle Over "Silicon Beach"

Party Boys and Fighting Words: The Battle Over "Silicon Beach" | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
"If you even publish those words, it will make me scream and pull out my hair and scratch my fingers on the chalkboard."
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Free Ventures Is Seeking the Next Mark Zuckerberg to Drop In and Maybe Drop Out

Free Ventures Is Seeking the Next Mark Zuckerberg to Drop In and Maybe Drop Out | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
Why would universities finance programs that, if successful, encourage their brightest to leave? It's complicated.
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A programmer's view of Apple's new Swift language

A programmer's view of Apple's new Swift language | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
Software engineer Sam Soffes gives us his hands-on first impression of Swift and why it's better than Objective-C.
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Seven Questions for Former SuccessFactors CEO Lars Dalgaard

Seven Questions for Former SuccessFactors CEO Lars Dalgaard | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
The Andreessen Horowitz partner talks cloud software and management teams.
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Former Facebooker wants kids to dig science as much as selfies

Former Facebooker wants kids to dig science as much as selfies | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
"Science class is basically vocabulary class today.” That's Keith Schacht, cofounder of MysteryScience, a startup coming out of stealth today. He says kids figure out by the sixth grade whether the...
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From Bangalore to Beijing, here's what makes the perfect global startup

From Bangalore to Beijing, here's what makes the perfect global startup | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
Add these characters to your repertoire, and your startup should be in good shape.
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Codeanywhere, The Google Docs For Developers, Rocks Startup Alley At Disrupt NY | TechCrunch

Codeanywhere, The Google Docs For Developers, Rocks Startup Alley At Disrupt NY | TechCrunch | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
Codeanywhere, a self-proclaimed Google Docs for coders, wants to become the defacto standard for code development on the go. Co-founders Ivan Burazin and..
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Startup founders don't have to be jerks

Startup founders don't have to be jerks | Entrepreneurship & Startup Life | Scoop.it
Early-stage founders can get into trouble when they find themselves on a larger stage, and the past week has provided two stark examples: the founders of RadiumOne and GitHub.
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