Konstantin Guericke knows more about marketing than the typical engineering graduate. As a LinkedIn co-founder and the founding marketing vice president of the company, he helped grow the social network from zero to six million members.
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Later this year, Saudi Arabia is expected to approve very ambitious plans for a massive array of renewable energy projects. The first installations should be completed next year.
Guest Post How to build regional entrepreneurial communities has just gotten it’s first “here’s how to do it” book.
Once a remote hinterland in terms of foreign investment, Russia is now emerging as a hot destination for investors looking for a slice of the action on the digital frontier. The recent Landing Page conference was a perfect example of the New Russian Scene. Just ask 500 Startups founder Dave McClure...
Guest Post There has not yet been a series of security company exits for companies that are truly native to the massive secular cloud and virtualization trends. Clearly, there will be, and soon. This is an investable trend right now.
Guest Post For all the legitimate buzz about social TV, one mystery remains: why hasn’t it come about?
Guest Post Many emerging companies and their founders get seriously diluted through rounds of venture capital financing. They give away stake in the company in order to secure the essential funding they need to make that company successful.
Guest Post Our research team found that for the first time in decades, the rate of expansion of immigrant entrepreneurship has plateaued and even started to decline.
Guest Post London has always been a capital of innovation, growth and adaptation – and over the past five years it has forged itself into one of the largest tech startup cities in Europe, if not the world.
Guest Post Faced with a 7- to 10-year IPO on-ramp, private companies are seeking alternate ways to unlock liquidity for early-stage investors and incentivize valued employees.
Guest Post Rather than brooding over iOS 6's buggy maps, here are a few little features you probably haven't discovered yet on the new OS. They won't change the world, but they're still pretty cool.
Between the announcement of the iPhone 5 and the day everyone started complaining about Apple’s new Maps app, the biggest complaint about the new device was the lack of wireless charging.
Wireless charging is a feature few people probably even …
Guest Post If you are a founder that has realized the time is right for you to sell, here's how to estimate what a realistic price might be.
Guest Post Europe is neck-deep in one of its largest financial crises ever. In the midst of this nuclear winter of finance, European startups are jealously reading about mega seed and hyper A/B/C funding rounds taking place across the Atlantic. But here's how our startup managed to get funded anyway.
Guest Post This latest round of investments means that 500Startups now owns stakes in 16 Mexican companies through its subsidiary, Mexican.vc, based in Mexico City.
Guest Post Not only does Israel have the highest density of tech startups in the world, but these startups attract more venture capital per person than any other country -- 2.5 times more than the United States.
Guest Post Amazon may be on a path to becoming the single most dominant force in the technology world.
Guest Post Looking for VC funding? Here's how to figure out if your company stands a chance.
Guest Post The last thing any startup needs is people finding out about it. You can get attention later — that’s not difficult. You don’t need the distraction of customers clamoring outside your office while you’re still refactoring your NoSQL database structures.
Fab.com, one of the world’s most popular flash-sale retail sites, has just announced a new “Fab Europe” hub for its operations on the continent.