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12 Terrible (But Hilarious) Places To Work
In this edition of WSGR Startup Basics from This Week in Startups, host Jason Calacanis shares tips and tricks for finding a great name.
An infographic on the Fiercest Women in Tech by New Relic
A look at GridGain’s pitch for their in-memory computing platform…
7 startup rules for both Angel investors and company founders to follow.
Aloke Bajpai, CEO of Ixigo.com talks about the kind of profiles early age startups should look at hiring
Managing Expections When Hiring Employee #1 At A Startup
An interview with Seth Goldstein, of The Secret of Raising Money and co-founder of DJZ
A prepared pitch ensures your startup doesn’t strike out
Make it easier for mentors to recommend investors and other key strategic partners by following these great recommendations from Toney Wright.
Why More Start-Ups Are Sharing Ideas Without Legal Protection
Joshua’s talk from GOTO Aarhus 2012:
Lean Startup is a disciplined, scientific and capital efficient method for discovering and building products and services that people love.
A look at why startups have stopped bragging about startup rounds
Founding A Startup: An Entrepreneur Micro-Documentary
Orange County Startup Map
The Gentle and Visual Guide to Startup Marketing
A presentation on Branding, Tradmarks and Copyrights given at the Inventors Forum in August 2014 by Eric Karich and Cynthia Kirkeby.
THe most important thing to do before Building Your Startup
A Tech Founder’s Guide To Picking A Non-Tech Founder
Google for Entrepreneurs teamed up with Virgin Unite to host a not-to-miss conversation featuring 3 extraordinary leaders in business and product design. Moderated by Kaili Emmrich of Google for Entrepreneurs, the Hangout featured Eric Ries (The Lean Startup), Tim Brown, (CEO of IDEO), and Google Ventures Design Partner Jake Knapp.
Zach Sims speaks at Startup School NY 2014.
If you’re new to the concept of lean startups, this is a great little overview of the basic concept.
The actually may be such a thing as a venture capital group with a sense of humor. McRock Venture Capital is a little off-center.
500 Startups just released KISS, which they describe as “a totally unsexy, yet super useful, set of legal documents for founders and investors” for doing deals with convertible notes.
A funny look at the Potato Salad Kickstarter
Tens of millions of dollars are available to Startups for free from partners who not only don’t want their equity, they don’t even want to be paid back.
One thing that most of us are bad about when we’re starting our companies, is eating healthy meals. Breakfast and lunch are often skipped. This great list of quick and somewhat unusual “breakfast toasts” are a great choice when it comes to grabbing a quick something to go.
Recently Larry Kim put up this list of signs.. albeit.. warnings for many of our significant others or seasonal flirtations. As startup entrepreneurs, we are not always the easiest group to date, or live with, but we do have our good points.
Learn these important lessons of what not to say in your startup’s business plan.
You’ve figured out your value prop, you’ve got a great product under development. Now what? How can you develop a roadmap to build a company? VCs often qualify deals as being a “feature” a “product” or a “company.” Which do you have and how will you get where you want to go?
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