Guest Post Instead of putting traditional computing services in a "cloud" wrapper, it's time to look more closely at services that were built in and for the cloud.
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It's not impossible for companies to do social good while remaining good businesses. But why is it so hard to convince the broader business world that this is true?
Guest Post SEO director, growth product manager, and UI designer are three essential job functions that will be hard to fill in 2013. Here's why they matter -- and who the top people are in each field.
Guest Post Time is your most precious commodity and you can waste a lot of motion while creating little or no momentum if you don’t approach the venture community with a deliberate plan.
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Guest Post Just like Goldilocks, enterprises are struggling to find the “just-right” solution for file collaboration, one that jointly meets their need for security, privacy and ease of use.
International investors with an interest in Indian startups are heading en masse to GSF 2012 in Gurgaon this week.
To greet the upcoming holiday season, Digiarty Software, Inc. is giving away free copies of its DVD ripper software.
With an apparent dearth of customers, the highly-hyped and hugely-capitalized electric car startup Better Place is shuffling its management in pursuit of a more effective business strategy.
Guest Post Today Lumawake launched a crowdfunding campaign for its revolutionary iPhone dock. The company's approach may provide insight into how future product designers should consider approaching crowdfunding.
Guest Post One of the most worrisome aspects of rapid advances in technology is its impact on jobs.
Google is the latest to jump on board with new Berlin tech hub The Factory. The company has pledged €1 million ($1.27M) over three years through its “Google for Entrepreneurs” program.
Lazada, active in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, and described by tech press at launch as an “Amazon clone in Asia”, recently added fashion to its repertoire of consumer electronics, household goods, toys, and sports equipment.
Guest Post You know how it goes in economic theory: To maximize your returns, you find the maximum price each of your customer segments is willing to pay and charge them that amount. In practice though, this doesn't always play out the way our Econ 101 professors taught us.
Guest Post Most foreign entrepreneurs are clamoring at America’s gates to get a piece of the innovation incubator of Silicon Valley. But serial entrepreneur and Taiwanese immigrant Jerry Chang has done what most hopeful incomers would consider the unthinkable and taken his business to China.
Guest Post Countries that stifle dissent while attempting to encourage entrepreneurship will end up at a competitive disadvantage.
It might seem crazy, but Hamburg-based Tadaa is building a photo-sharing app that competes with Instagram.
Guest Post I used to work as a startup attorney and now I’ve co-founded a startup that in part helps entrepreneurs get legal services, so I've seen startups make a lot of legal mistakes over the years, and there are a few that I keep seeing repeated.
Guest Post Let's connect the dots: The US has lots of investors with skills and money who are having a hard time finding good startups at fair, or interesting, prices. The EU has lots of really good startups that are either having trouble raising money or are forced to accept less than interesting terms.
Some of the hottest startups out right now are those in the payments sector. Square, Stripe, Flattr and Braintree are some leading the pack, as well as newcomer Gumroad, which wants to make it as easy to sell to followers …