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3 Profound Ways to Start an Unforgettable Startup in Any Industry

Kc Agu | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business
Kc Agu

You can't simply start a startup now on guess work -- not with the kind of stiff competition that currently exists online. For you to make head ways, every move you make must be strategic. Every plans, decisions and indoor brainstorming meeting must lead to sales.

Forty-One Percent of Tasks On To-Do Lists Are Never Done

Kevin Kruse | Posted 03.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin Kruse

So, ditch the to-do list. I'll bet you half the tasks on there have been there for six months--or more. If you really want to get it done, put it in your calendar. If it's not in there, it wasn't as important as you thought in the first place.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 24: Drew Silverstein and Craig Kanarick

Steve Blank | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business
Steve Blank

"This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact...print the legend" The Hollywoodization of Silicon Valley startup stories "prints legends," but...

Why Australia is Becoming a Great Startup Hub

AJ Agrawal | Posted 03.08.2016 | Business
AJ Agrawal

What separates an economically depressed area of the world from an economically prosperous area of the world is the current political and economic climate. But a by-product is this is the number of businesses opening their doors.

This Startup Employs Refugees Who Cook Their Native Cusine

The Huffington Post | Savannah OLeary | Posted 03.08.2016 | Taste

Inside the kitchen of Eat Offbeat, the new startup that delivers food made by resettled refugees to New Yorkers, Nepalese Chef Rachana Rimal is cookin...

Forward Pricing: A Key Ingredient to Disruption

David Glickman | Posted 03.07.2016 | Business
David Glickman

These days, the term "disruption" is all the rage in business and entrepreneurial circles. Startups want to "disrupt the status quo" with slick designs, clever business solutions and innovative products, but too often find themselves mired in cost and production problems.

Start Before You're Ready

Matthew Trinetti | Posted 03.07.2016 | Business
Matthew Trinetti

For destinations unknown (career change, unproven business idea, life transformation) the foolproof ten-step plan won't get us there. Ready, aim, shoot doesn't work. Start once you're ready is a surefire way to never begin.

Introducing The Beyond Silicon Valley Podcast: Tell Us Your Story

Michael Goldberg | Posted 03.07.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

The Beyond Silicon Valley Podcast is live! This podcast is for anyone who wants to learn how to better support the growth of entrepreneurship in their...

Who Else Wants to Be a Successful Entrepreneur? You?

Fabienne Raphael | Posted 03.07.2016 | Business
Fabienne Raphael

Whiners, complainers, victims, and lazy people don't get anywhere. Are you one of those moaners If you are, stop reading right now.

Going Against the Flow: James Kenigsberg, CTO of 2U

Charu Sharma | Posted 03.12.2016 | Technology
Charu Sharma

James Kenigsberg is the CTO and Member of founding team at 2U. At 2U, Kenigsberg has translated his passion for technology into creating award-winning...

How to Build a Company You Love

Saudia Davis | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business
Saudia Davis

As we come off of the month of love when our thoughts are focused on personal relationships, I can't help but think about the love we have for own businesses. If you are like most entrepreneurs -- especially those of us in the social space -- your business was started from a place of love; however, as companies grow so do our list of responsibilities and soon we may be finding ourselves struggling to keep the love alive.

Five Things I Learned at Startup Grind Global

Ariel Kramer | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business
Ariel Kramer

The other week I flew halfway across the world from Sweden to attend the Startup Grind Global Conference in Silicon Valley. If you're unfamiliar with ...

The Leadership Game Plan: How Kerry Cooper, CEO Choose Energy, Leverages Leadership

Ramon Nuez | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business
Ramon Nuez

What do you think the secrete to developing an effective leader is? It's a difficult question to answer. If you ask 20 leaders, they might just give ...

10 Reasons Women-led Startups Are Critical to the Survival of the Startup World

Craig Newmark | Posted 03.07.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Investing in women-led startups is a long overdue phenomenon in this country. Only 7 percent of all investor money goes to startups led by women.

London's leading role as a global city

Adi Gaskell | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business
Adi Gaskell

Last week the Economist wrote a piece exploring the rise of London. It was interesting for its comparison with New York, both in terms of the proport...

3 Things I Wish I Was Told as a Young Entrepreneur

Amar Hussain | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business
Amar Hussain

I managed to start an online business with little more than $70, self belief and some hard work. A lot of people never really seem to get around to d...

7 Ways to Jump-Start Your Creative Mind

Brett Berhoff | Posted 03.02.2016 | Business
Brett Berhoff

What is most important in jumpstarting the creative mind is changing the pattern of behavior that we experience every day. The mind needs to be taken out of this routine, and allowed to be free to explore another path.

5 Signs You Were Born an Entrepreneur

Khuram Hussain | Posted 03.02.2016 | Business
Khuram Hussain

Are entrepreneurs born or made? Many of the qualities that combine to create an entrepreneurial mindset are not always viewed as positive attributes, ...

Advocacy: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 03.02.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we celebrate seven new grantees who advocate for a community that works for all. From Daina Zhang's project to ...

Hurricane Living: Thriving in the Eye of the Storm

Rye Taylor | Posted 03.02.2016 | Business
Rye Taylor

I have always wanted to experience a hurricane or chase a tornado. The magnitude and power of those natural events is awe-inspiring, and I'm attracted to them despite my better judgement. I have gotten my share of odd looks when I share that little tidbit about myself.

Investor Update Templates You or Your Startup Can Use

Sriram Krishnan | Posted 03.09.2016 | Technology
Sriram Krishnan

Here are some investor update templates you or your startup can use. You'll find that these emails mostly cover the same four to five points: thank yous to those who helped; issues or problems faced; big or small wins; product, metrics, team or finance update; and request for help.

What Startups Should Do to Benefit from Local SEO

AJ Agrawal | Posted 03.01.2016 | Business
AJ Agrawal

With local SEO expected to gain in importance as time goes on, startups that begin right now are putting themselves in an extremely strong position. Fail to do so and you are guaranteed to fall by the wayside.

Why We Invite Our Entire Team (and Their Families) to Our Annual Meeting

Jim Pickell | Posted 03.01.2016 | Business
Jim Pickell

I have recently published this blog in the 'CEO World Magazine', and would like to share it with you here to get your thoughts (direct link to CEO Wor...

The 3 Management Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs

Jose Vasquez | Posted 03.01.2016 | Business
Jose Vasquez

Entrepreneurs have a lot to manage, and how they manage can mean the difference between success and failure. Time. Products. Cash. Employees. When i...

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 23: Nina Tandon and Brandon McNaughton

Steve Blank | Posted 03.01.2016 | Business
Steve Blank

In a startup cheap may be expensive. And just having cool technology doesn't make a successful business. What it was like to get out of the research...