Chris Guillebeau is a successful serial micro-entrepreneur and the inspirational blogger on his awesome website, The Art Of Non-Conformity. For years now he has been providing unconventional strategies for life, work and travel.
But hidden in the headlines about the JOBS Act is the creation of an entirely new class of capital that could be far more valuable to startups: customer capital. Instead of raising capital from VCs, entrepreneurs can reach out to customers directly.
SmartIdeaBox is a place where ideas meet, where creativity meets the knowledge of the whole wide world! Ideas come and go….and are often forgotten! every Idea should be stored and given the right to some feedback. SmartIdeaBox will help you manage your ideas!You will be able to store your ideas and choose to make them private, public or to share it with selected members. You will have access to interesting feedback from the whole community. Fresh ideas lead to other ideas as they make your mind work. http://smartideabox.com/
Whether you're familiar with the term or not, gamification has become the online buzzword of choice over the last few months.For those who are unsure what gamification is, it's placing gaming mechanics such as scores and badges into concepts that...
A new way to manage classroom instruction is slowly creeping into the world of education: “Gamification“. Gamifying simply means turning the class content and the way students learn into a game with a rewards system, quests, experience levels, and healthy competition. Gamifying isn’t anything new; businesses and social websites have been using “gaming” to attract and keep users coming back for years now.
If playing a game wins out over crossing items off your to-do list every time, consider EpicWin, a new iPhone app that turns your to-do list into a full-on role-playing game, complete with to-do driven XP and level ups.
Consentsys has developed a cloud-based, programmatic system for governments and businesses to more easily collect debt so they don’t have to hand the problem off to collection agencies. A Siri-like assistant guides the debtor through payment options in a relatively non-threatening script.
Like yoga, Lean Startup Methodology is more than just a skill set you acquire–it’s a practice that you must apply in order to get any value from it.
In a nutshell, lean offers you a validated way to learn about your startup—-Is there a market for your business? How can you gather key information about the features and functionality of a business concept? Lean will help you practice how to identify your market and develop product-market fit.
The Jam is a great opportunity to interact with people all over the world. Use the chance to share and discover together, help each other out and see how others work - or learn what ideas they come up with. Use these channels to ask questions, post your progress, stay in touch, make friends.