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Techstars Brings Veteran Startup Boot Camp to NYC

Will Gregory | Posted 03.19.2014 | Home
Will Gregory

Techstars just announced that its Patriot Boot Camp program will be held in New York City this year. As an NYC techie and vet supporter, this is like...

Kansas City Is Becoming a Mecca for Big Technology Names

Jason Grill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jason Grill

Kansas City will continue to be a catalyst for growth in the entrepreneurial sector in America and its technology innovation prowess is proving to be on the rise.

The Startup Formula Goes Global

Evan Burfield | Posted 08.04.2013 | Small Business
Evan Burfield

Americans must take the opportunity to lead, or eventually find ourselves following. The fact that countries around the world are adopting America's model for innovation creates tremendous long-term opportunities to build grassroots links across the globe.

Creating the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs: A New Start Up Bootcamp for Kids

Don Burton | Posted 07.10.2013 | Impact
Don Burton

Looking back, much of my entrepreneurial nature was something I began to develop at a young age.

The Mass Exodus of the Innovative Workforce

Startup Weekend | Posted 06.04.2013 | Small Business
Startup Weekend

Why traditional firms are losing their creative and technical workforces by the droves By Mike Mates As a veteran ex-partner in a brand and inte...

From Homeless to CEO, Is It All a Con?

Startup Weekend | Posted 04.27.2013 | Impact
Startup Weekend

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif I would like to confess that I may be a fraud. You see, I'm not supposed to be here... or so I was made to believe while growing up.

Couch Surfing Is Awesome Unless You're Someone's Legal Guardian

Kirsten Bischoff | Posted 03.09.2013 | Small Business
Kirsten Bischoff

My start-up has seen any great number of successes this year. We can boast a solid signup rate, and have made exciting plans for moving forward. But, in order to do that I have leveraged every means at my disposal. Some paid off and some have felt as though I have bargained with the Devil and lost.

What Role Will Your Company Play in Disruptive Video?

Kare Anderson | Posted 02.16.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

Sam Branson, son of Richard, announced this week that anyone in the world can view his documentary for free for one month, not in movie theatres, but on his production company's branded YouTube channel.

This Beats Stealing Someone's Wifi

Guy Cimbalo | Posted 02.10.2013 | Small Business
Guy Cimbalo

Social hotspot provider Karma and the joys of US immigration law New York is very much an international city. But considering the obstacles we set up...

10,000 Startups -- Startup Weekend Next

Steve Blank | Posted 10.31.2012 | Small Business
Steve Blank

Today we are announcing the biggest entrepreneurial program ever launched -- Startup Weekend Next. A partnership of Startup Weekend, Startup America, ...

George Soros' Son Strikes Out On His Own

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 07.19.2012 | Small Business

Apparently life as the heir to a $22 billion fortune ain't easy. Appointments with shrinks on the Upper East Side. Pesky reporters. Photos of you booz...

Matt Sledge

Can Tech Push Obama Over The Top In Colorado?

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

Once better known for its hard-hatted miners and conservative brewing moguls, Colorado's economy has in recent years acquired some new mascots: the li...

Tracking the Success of Seed Accelerators

Stephen Robert Morse | Posted 06.04.2012 | Small Business
Stephen Robert Morse

Now would be an ideal time for someone to create a more comprehensive database that keeps track of the success to failure ratio at each of these accelerators.

Human Capital: The Doorway to Financial Capital (Part 3)

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 05.22.2012 | Business
Kay Koplovitz

What we all need to recognize is that capital is not based on meritocracy. It's based on relationships. Yes, the business has to be disruptive or at least scalable to attract venture capital. VC's invest in PEOPLE first, and businesses second.

What Comes Next: Finding Signals From The Startup Noise

Christina Cacioppo | Posted 02.04.2012 | Small Business
Christina Cacioppo

Over the past few months, I've seen over 160 companies come through eight different accelerator programs. It's a skewed group, but it captures the zeitgeist of a certain segment of the tech industry.

Don't Forget To Bootstrap

Brad Feld | Posted 01.09.2012 | Small Business
Brad Feld

It's easy to get lost in the soup of "X company raised $Y" and forget that it's not about fundraising, but building a business.

Peace Through Entrepreneurship?

Jeff Bussgang | Posted 12.13.2011 | Small Business
Jeff Bussgang

I had an out of body experience last week. A few days before Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year in the Jewish calendar and a spiritual day of remembrance, I found myself in front of ten Palestinian high-tech CEOs talking about entrepreneurship.

How Sassy Magazine Inspired A Future Tech Star

Forbes Women | Posted 12.05.2011 | Women

So far at More Seats, we’ve talked about the process of changing the ratio with Emily Gannett and what changing the ratio from within the political ...

Facebook Announcement Signals the Age of Discovery

Garren Givens | Posted 11.22.2011 | Technology
Garren Givens

Discovery has been a feature of the Internet for a long time, but there's an important difference between "today's most-emailed stories" and content that relates to the stories I've read, liked, or reviewed. This is discovery based on me.

The IQ of America's Entrepreneurs

Alexia Parks | Posted 10.25.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

In the world of today's entrepreneurs, the term IQ doesn't refer to how intelligent one is. Instead, it refers to the Innovation Quotient of companies...

Join Contests, Incubators To Secure Startup Funds

Fred Wilson | Posted 08.06.2011 | Business
Fred Wilson

There are so many programs out there that target entrepreneurs where the winner is awarded cash prizes or small equity investments.

Boulder Likes Its Entrepreneurial Density

Jerry Lewis | Posted 07.20.2011 | Denver
Jerry Lewis

Sometimes all it takes to get people buzzing is a new catchy phrase. That happened this week when Brad Feld told attendees of the Boulder Economic Summit that he thinks Boulder has great "entrepreneurial density."

New Ads Watch Who Looks At Them

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 06.25.2011 | Technology

Next time you look at a billboard, it might be looking back. It'll know your age, gender and how long you've been staring at it. Targeted advertis...

Entrepreneurs: Slow Down To Speed Up

Brad Feld | Posted 06.06.2011 | Business
Brad Feld

I see so many startups rushing to just get stuff out, without thinking hard about "what that stuff is and why anyone would care."

Kauffman's Guide To Navigating The Startup Game

Nick Seguin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nick Seguin

While the active and messy life-cycle of company building is far from being boiled "down to a science," entrepreneurs will be a step ahead if they focus on people, strategic financing and iteration.