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Going Against the Flow: Andrew Levy, Co-Founder & CEO of Crittercism

Charu Sharma | Posted 11.03.2014 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Andrew has been co-founder and CEO of Crittercism since 2011, where Andrew and his team provide the world's leading mobile application performance man...

Exploring the Intersection of Technology and Business

Minh Chau | Posted 11.04.2014 | Technology
Minh Chau

This past weekend was the 20th Cyberposium, an annual conference bringing together CEOs, CTOs, founders, and entrepreneurs to drive forward the discussion on the intersection of technology and media with business and society.

A Trip to the Happiest Place on Earth With HelloWorld (PHOTOS)

Ernestine Fu | Posted 11.10.2014 | Travel
Ernestine Fu

Located in Florida, Disney World is the flagship of Disney's worldwide resort empire and has four theme parks: Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom. From Fantasmic to Hakuna Matata, the resort is filled with magic!

The 2490 Mile Cross-Country Road Trip with HelloWorld (PHOTOS)

Ernestine Fu | Posted 10.26.2014 | Travel
Ernestine Fu

A cross-country road trip is on the bucket list of most Americans. While we have some incredible sights and landmarks across the country, half the fun of going on road trips these days is sharing the experience with friends and family!

What Does Y-Combinator and the White House Have in Common?

Marquis Cabrera | Posted 10.21.2014 | Small Business
Marquis Cabrera

By using an agile, continuous deployment tool like the lean startup, government leaders and social innovators can experiment with new ways to solve old problems scientifically.

Foundersuite: A Place for Entrepreneurs & Business-Builders That's Software

Bill_Robinson | Posted 09.06.2014 | Small Business
Bill_Robinson

In a rare joint-column between "TechScape" and "BizScape," join us as we take a look at a business that satisfies both sectors in that it is a business that helps other start-ups AND a software technology which does that work for users.

Want A Strikingly New Web Site That You Develop Yourself?

Bill_Robinson | Posted 06.03.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

Enter Strikingly. This online website development platform/app makes the excruciating headache of creating your new website easy and most importantly, fun.

Y Combinator: Get Your Pen and Pad Ready

Startup Weekend | Posted 05.19.2014 | Impact
Startup Weekend

By Mandela Schumacher-Hodge, Director of Startup Weekend Education at UP Global. Sam Altman, soon-to-be President of the esteemed accelerator, Y Combi...

Hacking for Good

Ian Cinnamon | Posted 04.22.2014 | Technology
Ian Cinnamon

Everybody wants to create the next Facebook. Or Snapchat. Or Candy Crush. There's nothing wrong with that. But so many entrepreneurs idolize founders ...

Hot Sauce and Techies: A Love Story?

Dan Garblik and Lalit Kalani | Posted 12.08.2013 | Home
Dan Garblik and Lalit Kalani

Why approach sandaled-sweatshirted engineers first? Because they love hot sauce.

Top 5 Lessons From Startup School

Lili Balfour | Posted 12.22.2013 | Small Business
Lili Balfour

As an entrepreneur building a company, you should always be focused on learning from those who came before you. Entrepreneurs need to be persistent, humble, and focused.

Wharton's Popular 'Success Course' Boosts Happiness

Kare Anderson | Posted 10.19.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

Those who made it into middle and old age as "happy" and "healthy" shared seven traits: mental adaptability to changes in life, advanced education, stable marriage, not smoking, not abusing alcohol, getting some exercise, and maintaining a healthy weight.

Rich Startup Founders Probably Shouldn't Make Fun Of Homeless People

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.18.2013 | Technology

Confirming nearly every negative stereotype about the tech community, the founder of payment startup Celery penned a satirical post bashing his new to...

This Charity Just Revolutionized The Future Of Fundraising

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 07.30.2013 | Impact

A health care crowdfunding platform just helped revolutionize the way that nonprofits are funded. Watsi, a prominent nonprofit that funds medical c...

Eat Your Way Across The U.S., Without Leaving Home

Posted 04.09.2013 | Taste

Like you need another excuse to throw a regional foods party.

How One Startup Weekend Team Launched Slowly, Grew Customers and Became a Successful Business

Startup Weekend | Posted 03.31.2013 | Impact
Startup Weekend

Launching a business is easy. But launching and committing to grow a business is also terrifying.

The Startup-Generating Secrets Of Y Combinator

Vanity Fair | Posted 01.10.2013 | Technology

Who Wants to Be a Billionaire? Twice a year, close to 200 teams of aspiring tech entrepreneurs, most in their 20s, converge on Mountain View, in Si...

Songkick Co-Founder Busts Your Anxieties

Women 2.0 | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Women 2.0

Founding companies is second only to, perhaps, sky diving when it comes to terror, which is why Michelle You, co-founder of Songkick, offers advice to those starting up that's also remarkably applicable to those jumping out of airplanes -- close your eyes and leap.

Lessons I Learned at Startup School

Avijeet Sachdev | Posted 12.31.2012 | Teen
Avijeet Sachdev

I was fortunate to be accepted to Startup School, an event sponsored by Stanford BASES and Y Combinator, where tech startup founders speak about how they built their business and give tips.

Reason This 19-Year-Old Prodigy Left Harvard (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 08.14.2012 | Teen

"Whiz kid" hardly describes young tech entrepreneur Connor Zwick. "Prodigy" would be a better word. At 19, Zwick and his business partner Colton Gyula...

A New Star In Silicon Valley

Reuters | Major Tian | Posted 10.14.2012 | Small Business

By Major Tian It may not sound as flashy as social media, but healthcare is becoming a new star in Silicon Valley. Driven by the promis...

Beginnings

Omar Seyal | Posted 09.12.2012 | Business
Omar Seyal

While startups require decisiveness, perseverance, and a host of other traits to start, they don't initially require ideas. Though it doesn't fit the rhetoric of the typical Silicon Valley story, this model is not new.

Second-Hand Clothing Gets a Second Life

Vivian Weng | Posted 09.09.2012 | Style
Vivian Weng

Over a dozen venture-backed peer-to-peer fashion marketplaces have launched in the last year. Re-commerce, it seems, is green in more ways than one.

Facebook's IPO May Harm Young Tech Startups, Expert Says

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 06.05.2012 | Small Business

Silicon Valley startup guru Paul Graham has issued a warning to entrepreneurs on the hunt for venture capital in the wake of Facebook's tumultuous pub...

Shop Main Street From Your Street

Bryce Longton | Posted 07.08.2012 | Small Business
Bryce Longton

That jacket right there. That's the one you wore right out of the store in Tuscany. And those funky sunglasses? Bought from a street vendor in Seoul. ...