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.
Point Nine Capital closed its second fund, dedicated to supporting and nurturing European startups.
Feld has been bewitched by the promise of Google Fiber, and soon he’s going to give the gift of super-fast Internet speeds to a few lucky startups in KC.
The smart, social, mobile, and above all digital world we’re building is the new industrial revolution, and the bricklayers and grease monkeys of this era are Ruby developers and database administrators.
Guest Post Virtually all tech acquisitions are characterized by large companies buying small companies, often for cash. But why does this have to be the case? Why can’t small companies also participate in this bonanza of great technology destined for the trash heap?
Guest Post Venture capital. Angel investors. Personal savings. All of these are common-knowledge ways to get your company the funding it needs to launch. But what about the IRS’s ROBS project?
Guest Post Zendesk recently changed everything about its UX. Here are four tips we learned to help other developers ease their end users through a similar transition.
Guest Post I’ve won two startup competitions and have learned some lessons along the way.
Guest Post As a NYC based investor, it’s been pretty incredible to watch New York’s startup scene grow into a dynamic tech playground over the past few years.
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.
Guest Post If you wouldn’t invest a million dollars in that startup you’re joining, you should rethink your decision.
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.
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.
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.
Want to get acquired? Shut up, of course you do. Here are a few helpful pointers from an M&A firm and a recent acquiree.
Guest Post All around the world, crowdfunding is taking off, opening up billions of dollars for new ideas. Here’s what a one-percent shift of investments to crowdfunding could do.
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Guest Post When I look at how data analytics will impact VC, do I realistically think algorithms will give me a competitive advantage? No. These are not liquid markets, and there are very few good data points.
Guest Post In the startup world, working with frenemies is unavoidable. Here’s how to do it the right way.
San Francisco startup Rally.org has partnered with Glide, a local nonprofit, to encourage would-be entrepreneurs to raise money for charity. The top ten fundraisers will win a meeting with Eric Ries or Mike Maples, among others.
Guest Post If you have to choose between someone who “fits” in your startup and someone who is technically excellent, go for the former. Here’s why.
Editor’s Pick The Taploid, a social engine that sends out weekly tabloid-like updates about your Facebook friends, is closing down today after difficulties obtaining visas for its engineers.
Aviary’s graduating into big-boy territory with a smart new CEO and money-making partnerships.
Seesaw has raised a $1 to $1.5 million seed round and plans to use it to build an app that will help you get advice from your friends in real time.