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Got a killer startup idea? Elevatr's app will help you build it

Got a killer startup idea? Elevatr's app will help you build it | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it

It's easy to say "I could have done that" when you see the success of an app like Instagram or Twitter. But most of us don't act on our "ingenious" business ideas simply because it's freaking hard .... Elevatr will help

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TOMORROW’S ADVANCE MAN

TOMORROW’S ADVANCE MAN | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
If you have a crackerjack idea, one of your stops on Sand Hill Road will be Andreessen Horowitz, often referred to by its alphanumeric URL, a16z. (There are sixteen letters between the “a” in...
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How to supercharge the way you learn

How to supercharge the way you learn | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.
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21 Tips for First-Time Entrepreneurs

21 Tips for First-Time Entrepreneurs | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
I've had service-based businesses and product-based businesses. I've built teams. I've built visions. I've taken products to market. I've helped raise millions of dollars. I've lost...
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5 Ways to Build a Startup That Lasts

5 Ways to Build a Startup That Lasts | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
In the fast-paced startup world, it’s easy to fall into the habit of acting quickly rather than thoughtfully. Of course, forward progress is always the goal but not at the expense of building a...
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7 Reasons Why Your Business Will Never Be Acquired and What You Can Do About It (Infographic)

7 Reasons Why Your Business Will Never Be Acquired and What You Can Do About It (Infographic) | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
actively positioning your business to be acquired is not difficult to do. One effective approach for starting out, for example, is to analyze your business in terms of the various reasons an investor...
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10 Tips Mark Cuban Would Give His Younger Self

10 Tips Mark Cuban Would Give His Younger Self | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
As one of the most well-known sharks on Shark Tank, Mark Cuban didn't get where he is with luck alone. However, just like any other entrepreneur and investor, he had plenty of stumbles along the way....
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From Zero to 35,000: How I Built A Big Email List Exclusively About Books I Liked

From Zero to 35,000: How I Built A Big Email List Exclusively About Books I Liked | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
Building an email list is the single best way to communicate with your audience, period. Because you own it. In May 2009, I sent an email to a friend. I’d been posting book recommendations on my...
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The Upside of Living Underground

The Upside of Living Underground | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
As cities get more crowded, why not build down? Kieran Nash profiles some of the world’s most unusual underground constructions, from Australian rock homes to Beijing’s subterranean spaces.
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10 Behaviors of Smart People

10 Behaviors of Smart People | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
One of the smartest choices you’ll ever make is to seek out smart people in your work relationships. Just to be clear, I don’t mean those who think they’re smart but do dumb things. I mean the...
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The best kindergarten you’ve ever seen

The best kindergarten you’ve ever seen | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
At this school in Tokyo, five-year-olds cause traffic jams and windows are for Santa to climb into. Meet: the world's cutest kindergarten, designed by architect Takaharu Tezuka. In this charming...
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8 Startups That Are Making Waves By Solving Big Problems

8 Startups That Are Making Waves By Solving Big Problems | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
Want to experience fast growth and immediate success as a startup? Then you’ve got to bring something new to the table! Sure, businesses can do well following tried and true principles within their...
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Augmented And Virtual Reality To Hit $150 Billion, Disrupting Mobile By 2020

Augmented And Virtual Reality To Hit $150 Billion, Disrupting Mobile By 2020 | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
Virtual reality and augmented reality are exciting – Google Glass coming and going, Facebook’s $2 billion for Oculus , Google’s  $542 million into Magic Leap , not to mention Microsoft’s ...
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18 of the Most Ridiculous Startup Ideas That Became Successful

18 of the Most Ridiculous Startup Ideas That Became Successful | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
The best startups seem obvious only in retrospect. By the time most of us found about them, they had already reached a critical mass of users. We never had to ask the question "Will this work?" since...
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Peter Thiel Is Wrong About Lean Startups

Peter Thiel Is Wrong About Lean Startups | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
In his book  Zero To One ,  Peter Thiel has some harsh things to say about lean startups. He writes that lean is “code for unplanned” and equates the Lean methodology to “making small...
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Soon, a 1-person startup will be worth $1 billion

Soon, a 1-person startup will be worth $1 billion | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
Another way to look at the question: why do companies of more than one person exist at all? Why did we need firms with many employees to produce valuable things?
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10 Tips for Staying Focused From 10 Very Busy Young Entrepreneurs

10 Tips for Staying Focused From 10 Very Busy Young Entrepreneurs | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
Having just wrapped up their three-month stint working out of Techstars' New York City-based office, the entrepreneurs that make up the tech accelerator's graduating class know a thing of two about...
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4 Entrepreneurs Behind Billion-Dollar Companies Share Their Secrets to Success

4 Entrepreneurs Behind Billion-Dollar Companies Share Their Secrets to Success | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
Todd Pedersen is the founder of Vivint, a home automation company based in Provo, Utah, that sold to Blackstone for  $2 billion . Josh James is the founder of Domo, a business intelligence...
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Canada's Startup Network

Canada's Startup Network | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
In order to help me visualize how the national scene comes together I’ve put together a map of incubators, accelerators, co-working spaces and community hubs across the country.  As I come across...
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35 Electrifying Facts About Elon Musk

35 Electrifying Facts About Elon Musk | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
Musk is known for his Tesla electric sports cars, but there's much more to know about this electrifying man.  Elon Musk was born in South Africa  in 1971
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8 Far-Out 'Jetsons' Contraptions That Actually Exist Today

8 Far-Out 'Jetsons' Contraptions That Actually Exist Today | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
The cartoon wasn't around for all that long compared to some of its contemporaries, but its  impact  is an  enduring  one. True, there are some aspects of it that are a bit dated -- you don't see...
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Solar power will soon be as cheap as coal

Solar power will soon be as cheap as coal | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
Behind closed doors and downturned blinds, custom-built ovens with ambitious names like “Fearless” and “Intrepid” are helping to perfect a new technique of making silicon wafers, the...
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Controversial Marketing Secrets 

Controversial Marketing Secrets  | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it

What are the secrets behind great marketing? What motivates people to take a particular action.  This presentation reveals some of the controversial truisms behind marketing 

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How side projects saved our startup

How side projects saved our startup | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
It seemed like magic. How could this happen? More people cared about us in a few hours than in the entire last year. We made Unsplash to give something valuable to people. We thought even if a few...
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How To Design The Googleplex Of Schools

How To Design The Googleplex Of Schools | Ideas, Innovation & Start-ups | Scoop.it
When the city of Alexandria, Minnesota, asked community members what they wanted in their new high school to be like, they replied, "like the Google campus." So they hired  John Pfluger  of...
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