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How to Boost Desire Using the Psychology of Scarcity

Nir Eyal | Posted 09.10.2013 | Technology
Nir Eyal

In 1975, researchers Worchel, Lee, and Adewole wanted to know how people would value cookies in two identical glass jars. One jar held 10 cookies while the other contained just two stragglers. Which cookies would people value more?

He Was Given $100,000 To Stay Out Of College (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 05.21.2013 | Teen

Would you skip college if getting rich was guaranteed? For one high school graduate, he'll be swapping classes in favor of pursuing his own projects -...

Tech Gold: 3 Opportunities for Making Complex Things Simple

Rebekah Iliff | Posted 05.27.2013 | Technology
Rebekah Iliff

Change requires mutual understanding, a viable framework, and leadership. In terms of the startup landscape, we now have the "connective tissue" required to truly give entrepreneurs -- game changing entrepreneurs -- the foundation they need.

US Startups Are Struggling to Find and Retain Talent: It's Time to Change That

XPRIZE | Posted 04.17.2013 | Small Business
XPRIZE

The majority of the entrepreneurs and startup CEOs we work with share a common dilemma: they struggle to find, attract and retain the engineering, scientific and technical talent they need to grow their businesses.

New Rules Would Change Bay Area Startups Forever

This article comes to us courtesy of The Bay Citizen. By Matt Drange How much online advertising is too much? That's one of the questions bef...

Summing Up Your Startup in One Minute

Hulya Aksu | Posted 12.12.2012 | Small Business
Hulya Aksu

For all the ideas I implemented, there have always been a dozen more I thought about that others also later thought about -- and made a killing implementing them. Feeling the atmosphere in business terms and making predictions is a talent one is born with.

Silicon America: 5 Startup Economies Keeping it Real and Bringing it Back

Rebekah Iliff | Posted 09.22.2012 | Technology
Rebekah Iliff

While the polarized political climate is palpable and the complaints around economic stability are great, the groundswell of entrepreneurship has never been more apparent.

Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost

Chris Johnson | Posted 07.16.2012 | Small Business
Chris Johnson

Keenan Cummings took the red pill, and hasn't looked back. We sat down with the Wander designer and co-founder at the TechStars office to chat about his designer roots and Wander's pre-launch strategy.

Teenage Whiz-Kid Raises $7 Million For Startup Payments Company

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2012 | Small Business

(By Sarah McBride - Reuters) - Gumroad, a start-up payments company run by 19-year-old entrepreneur Sahil Lavingia, has raised $7 million in a funding...

Let's Create Our Own Unique Silicon Britain

David Richards | Posted 06.10.2012 | Business
David Richards

Recently, the Chancellor George Osborne vowed that the UK would become the "technology centre of Europe" at the opening of the new Google Campus in the Silicon Roundabout area in London.

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.

Silicon Valley: Failing the Way to Better Education

Dr. Keith Devlin | Posted 05.05.2012 | Technology
Dr. Keith Devlin

If there is one thing Silicon Valley knows how to do, it is fail. We do it all the time, and that is the secret of our famed success.