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Sex & Startups — Medium

Sex & Startups — Medium | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Startups, like the male anatomy, are designed for liquidity events. Consider the metaphors: “seed” funding, “up and to the right…
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This is the “growth hack” that got my whole company started — Hacker Noon

This is the “growth hack” that got my whole company started — Hacker Noon | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

It took two more years, but now, Breather is the most funded of all of the “networks of office space” startups — those seeking to do for commercial space what Airbnb or Uber did for homes and cars. Since then, we’ve raised over $30 million. We have amazing, supportive investors, we are growing rapidly, and we’re building our network and user base more rapidly each month than last. And of course, the market is huge. Should we execute, an impressive outcome is pretty much a certainty. ��

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When a start-up sells out: What really happened at MakerBot

When a start-up sells out: What really happened at MakerBot | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
What happens when a darling Brooklyn start-up succumbs to capitalist greed? Uh, the dreams go poof; you lose your job, and most of your faith in humanity.
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George Hotz promised to end capitalism in a manic sermon at SXSW

George Hotz promised to end capitalism in a manic sermon at SXSW | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
"I'm here to tell you a story."
George Hotz welcomed a packed room at SXSW yesterday for his panel "I Built a Better Self-Driving Car Than Tesla" with an intro as buzzy as the event's title
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Federal government’s bitcoin adviser calls blockchain startups ‘misguided’ - The Bitcoin Channel

Federal government’s bitcoin adviser calls blockchain startups ‘misguided’ - The Bitcoin Channel | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Paul Chou, co-founder and CEO of LedgerX at their New York City offices on Madison Avenue.

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PwC becomes first 'Big Four' accounting firm to publicly partner with blockchain startups

PwC becomes first 'Big Four' accounting firm to publicly partner with blockchain startups | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

r“Big Four” accounting firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers, has partnered with Eris Industries and Blockstream to help integrate the blockchain technology into its security services and elsewhere.

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Prediction: $10 Billion Will Be Invested in Blockchain Projects in 2016 - Coinjournal

Prediction: $10 Billion Will Be Invested in Blockchain Projects in 2016 - Coinjournal | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
2015 was Bitcoin’s biggest year thus far when it comes to startup investments, and the industry as a whole has been able to raise roughly $1 billion in venture capital funding up to this point. While this may seem like a solid step in the right direction to some, Cypherpunk Vinay Gupta sees things getting
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Don’t Be Fooled By Vanity Metrics

Don’t Be Fooled By Vanity Metrics | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Startups love to point to big growth numbers, and the press loves to publish them. We are as guilty as anyone else in this regard: one million downloads, 10..
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The 2015 Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking is live!

The 2015 Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking is live! | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Download the full report here.

Welcome to the Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking. It has been almost three years since the last Startup Ecosystem Report was released in November 2012, and since then...
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From egoboo to exit: startups launched on gifts

From egoboo to exit: startups launched on gifts | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Startups are sexy. There is something vital and heroic about quitting your job, finding your North Star, and taking a risk. For many people working in the corporate world, startups look like freedom. Startups represent an ‘outside’ to corporate life, the wild frontiers of ‘edge thinking’ and innovation.

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Behind the “exodus” of bitcoin startups from New York

Behind the “exodus” of bitcoin startups from New York | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The exits were a strong reaction to the application requirements for a BitLicense.
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Why using ex-convicts could give start-ups an edge (Wired UK)

Why using ex-convicts could give start-ups an edge (Wired UK) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Could ex-offenders help to invigorate startup culture?
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This Startup Can Help Run Your Airbnb Rental Like a Hotel

This Startup Can Help Run Your Airbnb Rental Like a Hotel | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
PriceMethod aims to give P2P hosts the same kind of tools for dynamic pricing that hotels and airlines have long had.
The post This Startup Can Help Run Your Airbnb Rental Like a Hotel appeared first on WIRED.
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T4S Community Sensing Journey Experiment Insights - DRAFTv0.01

T4S Community Sensing Journey Experiment Insights - DRAFTv0.01 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Teal for Startups Community Sensing Experiment Insights - DRAFT Work in Progress - Last Updated on 15th July 2016 Co-Creators: Malek Jaber, Stephanie Thommen. Mieke Byerley, Simon Damstra.
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My XOXO Talk

My XOXO Talk | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Most people who want to build something independently make this trade-off: they give off pieces of independence to access to the capital and networks that venture capital can provide. Because venture does provide a lot of good things to a bunch of really great companies.

 

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10 Challenges of Syria's Startup Ecosystem - Ahmad Sufian Bayram

10 Challenges of Syria's Startup Ecosystem - Ahmad Sufian Bayram | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Identifying the key challenges of Syria startup ecosystem to get deeper insights of the strengths and weaknesses of the ecosystem
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The experiment to crowdsource a happier 21st century

CrowdPowers.com presents an experiment to crowdsource a happier 21st century to change the minsets from ME to WE
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A start-up crowdsourcing the weather

A start-up crowdsourcing the weather | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
BloomSky's Samuel Chow pitches the start-up to a panel of experts on CNBC.
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Indian Startups Will Lead the 'Global Sharing Economy' in 2016

Indian Startups Will Lead the 'Global Sharing Economy' in 2016 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

BANGALORE: The sharing or renting economy is rapidly establishing itself as a disruptive new framework in the wake of the extreme consumerism that was led by e-...

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One Hundred Million Buys Much More in Berlin Than Silicon Valley

One Hundred Million Buys Much More in Berlin Than Silicon Valley | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
For years, the venture capital industry has lavished money on Silicon Valley and Asia. Now, Europe is getting some love.
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Why I wrote Lean Startups for Social Change

Why I wrote Lean Startups for Social Change | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Sometimes an idea takes hold of you and won’t let go.   I’ve had a few ideas like that in my life — mostly having to do with environmental and social justice, family, faith, even software — bu…
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DEAR ENTREPRENEURS: Here's How Bad Your Odds Are Of Success

DEAR ENTREPRENEURS: Here's How Bad Your Odds Are Of Success | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Everyone knows that starting companies–and investing in startups–is a risky way to earn a living.

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Robotics, start-ups and bitcoin: the other side of Iraq

Robotics, start-ups and bitcoin: the other side of Iraq | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
3D-printing, bitcoin, start-ups ... entrepreneurship and open government could be the next story of Iraq
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Making Hardware Is a Total Pain. But Not in This Factory | WIRED

Making Hardware Is a Total Pain. But Not in This Factory | WIRED | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Chris Church wanted a factory where you could simply request the resources you needed through the Web. So he started one.
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