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Seedcon Fast-Pitch Winners Take Home More Than $100k In Prizes | Techli

Seedcon Fast-Pitch Winners Take Home More Than $100k In Prizes | Techli | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
Intelligent Loop, DigitalGroundup, and Infrared Solutions were this year's top winners, bringing home more than $100,000 in valuable business services.
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Priceline.com Founder: “The Solution is Us” (Part 1 of 2) | BLACKLINE REVIEW

Priceline.com Founder: “The Solution is Us” (Part 1 of 2) | BLACKLINE REVIEW | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
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Survey: small and early-stage startups share positive outlook, but face significant challenges in the year ahead

Survey: small and early-stage startups share positive outlook, but face significant challenges in the year ahead | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
By Kevin Kerridge, Director for Hiscox Small Business Insurance Startups and other small businesses are often touted as the backbone of the economy and a key indicator of growth and overall economi...
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"Hipster", "Hacker", "Hustler"? I like "Maker".

"Hipster", "Hacker", "Hustler"? I like "Maker". | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
I've recently seen some articles (in Forbes, VentureBeat, etc.) talking about the magic trifecta of the "hipster, hacker and hustler" founding teams.Maybe it's because I grew up in the 90s but I don't...
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Here’s how to build a red hot business-to-business startup

Here’s how to build a red hot business-to-business startup | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
Guest Post Here are my three fundamental tips for B2B entrepreneurs, which are based on the lessons I have learned during my career.
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Startup Genome Ranks The World’s Top Startup Ecosystems: Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv & L.A. Lead The Way | TechCrunch

Startup Genome Ranks The World’s Top Startup Ecosystems: Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv & L.A. Lead The Way | TechCrunch | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
Today, the Startup Genome released the first half of its massive 160-page report on the world's top startup ecosystems.
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Pssst: 6 things VCs want to see (and don't want to see) in your pitch

Pssst: 6 things VCs want to see (and don't want to see) in your pitch | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
Here are 6 things for would-be entrepreneurs to keep in mind before they take their first meeting with prospective investors. Some are obvious, some surprising, but all of them are worth keeping in mind.
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Would You Hire An Entrepreneur For Your Executive Team?

Would You Hire An Entrepreneur For Your Executive Team? | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
Are startup founders really hiring entrepreneurs, or just ambitious team players? What's the difference, anyway?
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Startup Slovenia

Startup Slovenia | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
I was invited by Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development (CEED) Ljubljana, Slovenia as a keynote speaker for Investor Day event jointly organized by American Chamber of Commerce, Depa...
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Steve Case: America must 'double down on entrepreneurs' (Q&A)

Steve Case: America must 'double down on entrepreneurs' (Q&A) | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
The AOL co-founder is on a mission to keep skilled entrepreneurs in the United States and to help fuel startups in cities far from Silicon Valley. Read this article by Paul Sloan on CNET News.
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Why Startups Fail - Forbes

Why Startups Fail - Forbes | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
VideoI was asked to be the keynote speaker at last week's Creative Media Days Fail Conference in Ghent, Belgium after writing Why Startups Fail: And How Yours Can Succeed.
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The 86-Year-Old Startup Guru - Forbes

The 86-Year-Old Startup Guru - Forbes | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
Y Combinator's startup school is awesome. But maybe we should get some old school wisdom up there. Really old. Two years ago, just before Thanksgiving, one of the 100-year-old sewer pipes in my yard collapsed.
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Fire One Up: Denver’s First Marijuana Startup Is Pot 107.1

Fire One Up: Denver’s First Marijuana Startup Is Pot 107.1 | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
TweetVote on HNEmailSharebar TweetVote on HNEmailWhile the legalization of recreational use of marijuana has sparked a lot of people moving to Colorado, we’ve been anxiously waiting for the f...
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3 Rookie Entrepreneurial Mistakes from 'Start-Ups: Silicon Valley' | YoungEntrepreneur.com

3 Rookie Entrepreneurial Mistakes from 'Start-Ups: Silicon Valley' | YoungEntrepreneur.com | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
BravoTV debuted a new reality show based on startups, but the format is more frat party than computer geek.
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Ranking -- And Understanding -- The World's Top Startup Hubs [Video]

Ranking -- And Understanding -- The World's Top Startup Hubs [Video] | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
Tel Aviv is Number Two - and other insights into startup hubs worldwide from the Startup Ecosystem Report 2012.
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5 Little-Known iPhone and iPad Apps for Startups | YoungEntrepreneur.com

5 Little-Known iPhone and iPad Apps for Startups | YoungEntrepreneur.com | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
Mobile tools for all of your administrative tasks from invoicing to shipping.
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Who is Chicago’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Poll]

Who is Chicago’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Poll] | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
As winter approaches, temperatures are beginning to approach the “I don’t think I’ll go outside this week” range.  We’ve come to learn the only way to overcome the chill is to surround ourselves with the hottest startups (and Mix with cocktails).
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7 tactics lean startups need to build great products

7 tactics lean startups need to build great products | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
Among lean startups, a common mantra is "launch and learn." Braden Kowitz of Google Ventures Design Studio says that's precisely the wrong approach and suggests seven strategies that he says will save time and lead to a better product.
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Tech Startup Finds Joy in Social Responsibility

Tech Startup Finds Joy in Social Responsibility | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
Elluva is a tech startup that has not yet launched a software product, but is already getting into the business of promoting joy and social responsibility.
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How to Build a Minimum Tractionable Product (MTP)

How to Build a Minimum Tractionable Product (MTP) | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
Traction…. true traction is having so much profitable revenue that a company has the ability to self-fund all operations without the need to raise outside capital.
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Congratulations President Obama, Now Please Help Fix Equity Crowdfunding

Congratulations President Obama, Now Please Help Fix Equity Crowdfunding | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
Now that the US 2012 election is over, it's time to make sure equity crowdfunding will work for all Americans.
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Undercutting Startups, Walmart Launches Food Subscription Service, Goodies.co, For $7 Per Month | TechCrunch

Undercutting Startups, Walmart Launches Food Subscription Service, Goodies.co, For $7 Per Month | TechCrunch | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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An App That Turns Any Surface Into An iPhone Keyboard

An App That Turns Any Surface Into An iPhone Keyboard | The Big Idea | Scoop.it
We have virtual keyboards, clip-on keyboards, magnetic keyboards and even laser keyboards. But what if your keyboard wasn’t a keyboard at all?Florian Kräutli has developed an ingeniously simple alternative called the Vibrative Virtual Keyboard.
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