While the notion of dropping out to start your life’s work is romantic in Silicon Valley, many others are starting to look at “entrepreneurial MBAs.”
Guest Post These mistakes can keep a company from meeting its growth objectives, distract from the main business focus, and even lead to a mediocre team being hired, any of which can kill a company in the long term.
Editor’s Pick Startup culture be damned: There is no shame in being an employee. If you don’t meet these key criteria, you might want to wait a couple years before quitting that job to be a founder.
Guest Post Many founding teams fail because they’ve never had the conversation about founder, founding team, and founding CEO. Spend the time and take stock of who’s on the journey with you.
Startups on a plane, startups on a train. Startups having fun, startups in the sun?
Editor’s Pick Give me your smart, your educated, your startup founders yearning to build companies?
“That’s the hope for the future, that Silicon Valley continues to attract many of the best and brightest of the entrepreneurs around the world.”
Editor’s Pick What’s it like to start a company as a teen, a twentysomething, or much later in life? We spoke to founders of all ages at tech companies like Box, Poshmark, and Hubspot. Here’s what they had to say.
Guest Post Saving someone’s feelings? You might not be doing her any favors in the long run.
Life is short. Get acquired.
Getting technical and entrepreneurial talent into the U.S. may be a lot easier very soon if a bipartisan group of senators manage to get the Startup Act 3.0 passed. Unfortunately, versions 1.0 and 2.0 died slow and silent deaths.
The Startup Genome has analyzed 50,000 startups around the world to create what it is calling the first “data-driven ranking” of the top 20 tech hubs on the planet.
Guest Post Like most startups, WisePricer is nimble, fast, and flexible. Also like most, we’ll do almost anything to meet and find new clients. Even attend a conference with just four hours of notice …
Editor’s Pick You’ve got five minutes — the most important five minutes of your life. Everything comes down to this.
Editor’s Pick How did F.ounder’s organizers — a self-described failed entrepreneur, freelance journalist and unemployed asset manager — with no background in technology, convince some of the world’s top entrepreneurs to come to an unknown event at the far edge of Europe?
Salesforce, the enterprise software giant, has been on a buying spree, and in recent years, it has welcomed almost a dozen dashing founders and CEOs into its corporate sanctuary in San Francisco. Here are seven of them.
Is Silicon Valley still the one tech hub to rule them all? And will it remain so in the future?
Irrational Games, which has established its reputation as one of the most creative game studios in the industry, is slowly revealing some of the cool innovations in its next major game, BioShock Infinite. Today, the company is revealing more details about the game, which features the ability to swing on a rollercoaster in the sky and fire at enemies below. This game is innovative both in its storytelling and technology, and it is one of the titles that will push the game industry toward high art.
Startup Bootcamp, a European startup accelerator network and Techstars affiliate, just added Dublin to its existing locations of Copenhagen and Madrid. London and Berlin will follow in 2012.
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank is the author of Four Steps to the Epiphany. This column originally appeared on his blog.)
(Updated with more details on how FF works)