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Hackathons are about beginnings

Chiara Condi | Posted 07.18.2016 | Business
Chiara Condi

A few weeks ago I threw my first Hackathon. It was not what you would have ordinarily expected. It was about 70% female and most of the projects were...

Innovations needed for IRONMAN 140.6

Craig Zamary | Posted 07.13.2016 | Technology
Craig Zamary

This is an open call to test your invention, innovation, technology, app, product, etc. for the upcoming IRONMAN Race in October. PITCH: We will te...

A Meta-Perspective On Living Through The Lens Of Tech Entrepreneurship

H. Caleb Simmons | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
H. Caleb Simmons

Everything is in a startup: time management, relationship-building, finance, sales, marketing, programming, investment banking--the list goes on. It's more than a little like life because when you're building a company you really do have to take everything into account to be successful.

Incubating The Next Generation Of Minority Tech Talent

Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr. | Posted 06.30.2016 | Technology
Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr.

As individuals, organizations, and governments continue to focus on developing new solutions to help solve our world's most challenging problems, tech incubators have become an important tool to help spur innovation.

Pioneering Sustainable Fashion Trends

Umar Zulqarnain | Posted 06.06.2016 | Style
Umar Zulqarnain

This is the first article in my startup series. I will be publishing articles on notable startups, I will be conducting interviews with notable founde...

CEO Talk: Karel Janecek

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 05.19.2016 | Business
Lan Anh Vu

Karel Janecek is the founder, majority shareholder, and former chairman of the board of RSJ, one of the most successful and largest algorithmic tradin...

Need Office Space? 4 Options for New Startup Founders

Brian Hughes | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
Brian Hughes

A dedicated office space will cost $10-$50 per square foot each month, depending on the cost of living in the city where the entrepreneur is located. Instead of spending tens of thousands of dollars per month on rent, there are alternatives new business owners should consider.

Are Your Children Divergent? Yep. What Now?

Michael Morgan | Posted 04.04.2016 | Education
Michael Morgan

The latest Divergent film, "Alleigiant", has a surprising amount of pedagogy hidden under the surface of a futuristic-action flick that fits directly in-line with The New Media Literacies.

Technology and Underrepresented Minority Groups: The Great Equalizer (Part 3 of 3)

Saul Juan Antonio Cuautle | Posted 03.18.2016 | Black Voices
Saul Juan Antonio Cuautle

The more I thought about it, the more learning to code made sense. No one knows the product better than me, why not learn how to go from wireframes to the App store? Why didn't I think of this sooner?

Self-Improvement: The Essential Law of World-Class Entrepreneurs

Neil Patel | Posted 03.17.2016 | Business
Neil Patel

The entrepreneur must be a self-improver. There's no greater commandment for entrepreneurship than to learn, to grow, and to develop as a person. ...

Technology and Underrepresented Minority Groups: The Great Equalizer (Part 2 of 3)

Saul Juan Antonio Cuautle | Posted 03.15.2016 | Black Voices
Saul Juan Antonio Cuautle

Let's face it, coding isn't "cool" to most everyday people. In fact, I dare you to go tell one of your friends you're going to start learning how to code. Chances are most of them will laugh at your efforts. They'll tell you not to do it; that you can't do it; that it's a waste of time. People will make fun of you before they offer a helping hand.

Technology and Underrepresented Minority Groups: The Great Equalizer (Part 1 of 3)

Saul Juan Antonio Cuautle | Posted 03.11.2016 | Black Voices
Saul Juan Antonio Cuautle

The Silicon Valley Black Youth Hackathon was uniquely structured over two weekends. On the first weekend, over 150 high school, college, and young professional adults ages 16-24 from all over the San Francisco Bay Area came together to form teams.

If SkyDive Dubai Was a Mindset: Pushing The Kids to Fly

Sarah Elzeini | Posted 03.11.2016 | World
Sarah Elzeini

"You jump off a cliff and you assemble an airplane on the way down." - Reid Hoffman, American Entrepreneur Blanketed under thousands of stars, th...

Could Britain's Emphasis on Arts and Culture Be It's Steady Approach to Innovation?

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 02.22.2016 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

We are not just in the Information technology age. We are also in the era of startups, where every young person rushes out of university after a 'grea...

Q&A: Aaron Easaw -- CEO, INC.UBATOR

Viputheshwar Sitaraman | Posted 12.29.2015 | Education
Viputheshwar Sitaraman

Since the age of 11, Aaron Easaw has pursued entrepreneurship on a higher level, and has had a passion for business management and aiding up and coming entrepreneurs.

Accelerate Job Creation Through Social Incubators

Tae Yoo | Posted 10.06.2015 | Impact
Tae Yoo

There is no telling where the next great idea can arise. Providing individuals with multiple pathways and resources to find work or foster ideas that both create jobs and address social challenges can have significant impact. Ultimately, this helps address the unemployment challenge.

Eric Tsoi: Look Beyond the Current Challenges and Help Shape the Industry

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 09.27.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Having been inspired by the previous Startup Mentor Series interviews, I've looked more into the crowd funding community and interviewed a group of entrepreneurs looking to level up the idea of portability.

Outbox Incubator: Girls in STEM, A New Breed of Entrepreneurs

Anne Ravanona | Posted 09.17.2015 | Technology
Anne Ravanona

A ground-breaking initiative called the Outbox Incubator, the first ever incubator for women in STEM has just finished; motivating and helping its first group of 115 girls from across the EU to launch science or tech-based businesses.

Building Startup Incubators That Deliver Impact

Karim Samra | Posted 09.08.2015 | Impact
Karim Samra

Designing and running a business incubator is no easy task. Yet, startups from Singapore to Nigeria to Boston are being actively recruited with promis...

Why Manufacturing Companies Must Embrace Disruptive Change to Survive

Zvonimir Mršić | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business
Zvonimir Mršić

As always, change is difficult but sometimes necessary. When it comes to the manufacturing sector and other traditional industries, embracing disruptive changes through new partnerships with start-ups may be the most exciting development in decades.

Surprising Findings in China

Judah Freed | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Judah Freed

Steve Hoffman at Founders Space recently returned from a "marathon business trip" to China. He returned with some unexpected findings that defy many of our staid stereotypes in the West. With Steve's permission, I am quoting his findings below.

Diversity in Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Spotlight at White House Today

Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet | Posted 08.04.2015 | Business
Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet

America's greatest innovators come from all states, not just from Silicon Valley. They can be students in Boise, a farmer in McMullen or a single parent in Anchorage. Unfortunately, securing the resources they need is often a daunting task.

4 Epic Days of MaiTai Action: The Good, the Biz and the Play!

Mia Kossiavelou | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
Mia Kossiavelou

At the MaiTai Maui opening ceremony the mayor of Maui, Alan Arakawa revealed, "I have the easiest job in the world," with a smile, "look around you - it's the most beautiful place on earth." And with that I was inspired to explore his beautiful island.

Go East, Young Man -- Why Hong Kong is the Silicon Valley of the East

April Rudin | Posted 05.14.2016 | Business
April Rudin

Foreign cultures can often seem impenetrable, particularly in Asia. As an American who has frequently traveled to the East, I find that not to be be true. Particularly, in Hong Kong.

Startup Incubator Teaches Military Veterans in NYC

Will Gregory | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Will Gregory

Last weekend, one of my favorite organizations, the Patriot Boot Camp, swung through the Big Apple to throw a three day shindig of startupy goodness. I popped by to check out the action.