Guest Post Canada’s federal government moved impressively quickly to implement this new visa, which is aimed at encouraging entrepreneurs from all over the globe to call us home. Why is the U.S. falling behind?
Silicon Valley has been prominent in the fight — particularly around the Startup Act — to admit immigrants who want to start businesses and create jobs.
Facebook and Twitter are not the appropriate venues to share that your back is feeling achy, or that your bowel is acting up.
Guest Post Christopher Columbus created a model for the modern entrepreneur to follow. Think about it…
Virginia announced a new cyber-security accelerator that is based on the same model as Silicon Valley’s Y Combinator.
“This innovative idea for shaking up the financial services sector while helping startups in a practical way has caught the eye of many new businesses already,” said Branson.
If you’re a young startup, let this Funding Daily give you hope.
Early stage investing venture firm Foundation Capital announced a $282 million fund aimed at consumer, IT, and green-tech startups.
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.
We saw a significant uptick in funding today; almost a dozen companies closed rounds in diverse industries, such as sports, consumer-tech, and political-tech.
A new website called CoutureSQD lets women rent from stores like Zara and H&M for $25 a month.
Guest Post If you participate in hackathons just to win hackathons, then you’re missing the point.
Guest Post We have been fortunate to have raised great rounds, from amazing investors — but fundraising was one of the most stressful events of my life. Here’s what we learned.
We caught up with Scott Cook, the billionaire founder of Intuit, to chat about how a “lean startup” mentality is still relevant at a major company.
A custom T-shirt startup is generating a huge buzz at Y Combinator’s demo day. Today, it announced it made $700,000 in sales in the month of April alone.
Concierge medical group One Medical gets $30 million in a round led by Google Ventures.
Editor’s Pick To inspire your business strategy, we spoke to a group of entrepreneurs from startups like Lyft, Poshmark, Postmates, and Stripe. After some trial and error, they’ve figured out how to make money hand over fist.
Guest Post Cyber insurance. It’s a thing. And if your workplace uses services like Dropbox or allows working from home or using BYOD mobile devices, you probably need it.
Here are today’s tech funding deals, in no particular order.
Guest Post Brazil is in a state of fragile growth. Only a select group of strong businesses will emerge from the current ecosystem, capitalize on tech & demographic trends, and achieve profitable exits.
Guest Post Companies should strongly consider using both together to deliver “Big Data” infrastructures.
Produced in Association with UKTI Little Riot is a Newcastle, UK-based startup that makes one of the more intriguing hardware products we’ve come across. It’s called Pillow Talk, and it lets you hear your long-distance loved one’s heartbeat.
Guest Post We all know we’ve got a cyber security problem. But while new attack vectors like BYOD and the cloud are making things tougher, there might be a reason for optimism.
Guest Post Saving someone’s feelings? You might not be doing her any favors in the long run.
Real estate listings site Trulia announced this morning that it is looking to raise $150 million so it can move quickly on potential acquisitions.
Guest Post ME, FAKEGRIMLOCK, GREATEST ROBOT STARTUP DINOSAUR OF ALL, GO TO PUNY SXSW, TEACH YOU WAY DO SXSW RIGHT, SO IT ONLY MEDIUM SIZE WASTE OF MONEY!
Guest Post With a little more interest from institutional investors, Berlin will be the startup capital of Europe.
An unusually high-calibre group of startups debuted at VCIR, which is billed as Colorado’s largest and longest-running tech conference.
From a first equity hire to a first round, these documents give startup founders a leg up — now with more open-source collaboration and nerdy street cred!
Life is short. Get acquired.
Guest Post Silicon Valley is still the gold standard for tech entrepreneurship. However, Austin is now emerging as a new destination of choice for tech startups as well as larger enterprise companies — for a variety of economic and cultural reasons.
Guest Post Many startups have a “make it happen now” sense of urgency that is important to their survival and success. But that urgency can actually hurt the brand-building process.
Refund.me is a Potsdam-based startup dedicated to getting passengers compensation from flight companies when their planes are delayed or cancelled.
Guest Post Think your startup will succeed if you only hire unicorn employees? Here’s why that’s ridiculous.
Ed-tech startup Coursera has announced that 29 more schools will offer courses on its online platform, bringing its total to 62 schools.
Guest Post Here’s how to not sound like a tool or a startup clone in eight easy steps!
Editor’s Pick Boulder’s startup scene is booming right now. Here are 10 innovative companies that exemplify what is happening there.
Editor’s Pick I called on the serial entrepreneur and father of the “Lean startup” movement for a dose of perspective.
Guest Post Startups are having a tough time finding the talent they need, and Congress is paying attention.
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.