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Startup Culture

Inaction Is Tacit Approval: Why I Deleted My Uber Account

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 11.20.2014 | Technology
Lisa Abeyta

I've realized that when I give my money to companies that not only ignore the negative effects of unchecked bro-culture but actively embrace dirty tactics to get the advantage, I have become part of the problem that I am working to eradicate.

Why Nonprofits Are Replicating -- And Winning With -- The Startup Model

Mashable | Posted 05.14.2014 | Impact

The Beespace office feels spare and minimalistic, located in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. Painted pipes and girders line the warehouse-l...

5 Things Entrepreneurs Need From Their Cities

Rana Florida | Posted 06.21.2014 | Small Business
Rana Florida

Every city hopes to attract the next Facebook, Google, Instagram or Twitter. To lure such startups, they follow the same route -- cutting taxes, easing regulations, and in general trying to create a business-friendly climate. But what are entrepreneurs really looking for in a city?

Breaking Boundaries: From UA to CGI U

Meicen Sun | Posted 06.05.2014 | College
Meicen Sun

It was a little over a year after I won the 2012 Undergraduate Award when I got accepted to the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative University conference. The acceptance came as a surprise. Used to reading books and writing papers, I'd long held the mistaken belief that the so-called start-up culture was an antithesis of academia.

9 Startup Habits That Will Make You Twice As Successful

Posted 02.26.2014 | Small Business

By Shane Snow, Contently This post first appeared on The Content Strategist. When I left journalism school, I and half of the grad students ...

Leveraging Diversity: 9 Insights From the Startup World

Claire Topalian | Posted 04.21.2014 | Small Business
Claire Topalian

"As more people recognize the benefits -- not just the social impact -- of encouraging diversity within communities, markets and companies, we could be seeing a mainstream shift."

Why Have Tech Companies Stopped Trying to Solve Big Problems?

Charlie Kim | Posted 10.29.2013 | Technology
Charlie Kim

Today, most tech companies try and solve problems in 12-14 months, boast their success, then try and exit. How did this happen?

What Should You Look for in an Internship at a Startup

David Thielen | Posted 06.15.2013 | College
David Thielen

Here's what to do to find an internship at a startup that pays off -- a fun summer, an interesting summer, and a giant step toward a great job upon graduating.

How Start-Up Culture Can Change the World

Judith Clegg | Posted 01.13.2013 | Small Business
Judith Clegg

I wonder what life would be like if institutions took on some of these ways of working and values? I think it would be better. I think that start-up culture can change the world.

LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman Shares 20 Years of Insights

Renee Blodgett | Posted 11.07.2012 | Technology
Renee Blodgett

Reid Hoffman is one of my favorite entrepreneurs in the technology industry.

Entrepreneurs Should Think Globally Far Beyond Silicon Valley's Borders

Renee Blodgett | Posted 06.10.2012 | Business
Renee Blodgett

For those solely focused in Silicon Valley, perhaps it's time to think a little more global. With more expansive thinking will come additional resources, capital and creativity not to mention interesting culture, social benefits and economic development.

The Pay-It-Forward Culture

Steve Blank | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business
Steve Blank

The short life cycle of startups in Silicon Valley has reinforced the idea that the long term relationships that lasted was with a network of people -- much larger than those in your current company.