Ashton Kutcher has been deeply affected by Steve Jobs, the Apple cofounder he plays in the upcoming movie jOBS. He is bringing lessons from Jobs' life not only into his own life but into his meeting with potential investments.
American companies are obsessed with hiring Harvard grads and Wharton MBAs. This is true of the tech industry, even extending into startups, driving entry-level top school CS bachelor’s degree grad salaries into the six figures in the Bay Area.
Guest Post If you wouldn't invest a million dollars in that startup you're joining, you should rethink your decision.
Jonathan Aberman is the founder of Amplifier Ventures.
A few days ago I was minding my own business, enjoying my morning Chocolate Cheerios, when I came across a guest blog post in Venture Beat asking “Is there Hope for D.C,’s …
The four winners of the startup competition at MIDEM, a music industry conference in Cannes, France, show new ways to play and share music.
Kansas City most recently attracted attention from the startup community because of superfast Google Fiber, but the just-announced startup accelerator SparkLabKC could help solidify KC as a genuine startup hub.
Guest Post As Dell’s first Entrepreneur in Residence, I constantly have an ear to the ground of the entrepreneur community. I predict that the following trends will shape the world of entrepreneurialism in 2013.
I love Scott Kveton, the CEO of Urban Airship. He and his team are building an amazing company in Portland. If you do anything mobile-related and use push notifications of any sort, or real-time location targeting, you need to be talking to them. But …
Trying to get funding is a daunting task. But getting inside the mind of the investor might help. SoftTech VC's Jeff Clavier explains just how the early investor thinks, so you can create a better pitch.
Public companies are safer, more boring, less innovative, and take fewer risks than startups, right? Stanford professor Shai Bernstein tracked almost 2000 technology companies to find out.
What are Europe's hottest startup hubs? The Europas European startup awards take place in Berlin next week and I took a look at the nominatation data to find out.
Guest Post Investing time, capital, and resources to align the ideal go-to-market B2B strategy can easily burn out the most ambitious and experienced. Here's how to survive.
Editor's Pick While this year’s CES was light on big announcements from major tech companies, that didn’t stop plenty of consumer tech startups from trying to make a splash at the show.
Editor's Pick CES is a pain in the ass, but don't write it off completely. It's still an incredibly important trade show for the electronics industry, and this year it reveals some new startup opportunities.
Editor's Pick The Zipcar sale will pave the way for the domination of peer-to-peer services.
Instead of using marketing to get potential sellers and buyers on eBay's website, the company is testing new ways to physically get people's items from their houses.
Editor's Pick This year's Consumer Electronics Show is shaping up to be strikingly different from previous years -- and it may just hint at changes for the entire technology industry in 2013.
I remember the first time my partner and I presented our startup to an angel investor. Many questions asked by the investor were left unanswered.
The intuitive question, “What are each you in charge of?” was answered by, “Both of …
What do Silicon Valley's top VCs expect from 2013? Brace yourselves for self-driving cars, true AI, and much more.
AngelList is hot, which I guess is appropriate for a heavenly investment vehicle.