Startups

Never Content. Never Idle.

A tech startup team creates a fantastic app, hustles their ass off to perfect it, and then raises several million dollars from VCs to get a favorable valuation and take things to the next level… We often read about tech startup stories similar to that, …

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Go Mobile or Go Broke

In 2005 we discovered an innovative way to generate newsletter subscribers using press releases. We were early adopters of this strategy and it worked incredibly well. In fact, the cost to generate a lead was about $0.06 per. And we were generating subscribers by the …

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Who is Your Lead Order?

No investors want to be the first… it’s very similar to your 7th grade dance. Remember when the boys would stand on one side of the gym and girls on the other? You wanted to ask Sara to dance but then it would just be …

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Mark Cuban’s New Startup Keeps Your Texts Private

Human beings are naturally impulsive. And given the way we communicate nowadays this has led to thousands of embarrassing moments because of a lack of context. At the drop of a dime, we sometimes say things we don’t truly mean; and sometimes our words leave …

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In The Business of Brain Surgery

Across the various surgical disciplines in the medical field, I have to say, the one that captures my imagination and guides my curiosity is neurosurgery. There is just something about the concept of the mind, the physical construct of the brain and the psychology of …

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Google’s $500 Million Secret

I get excited when it comes to startup tech companies with disruptive concepts. These days, that means I’m getting excited a lot – almost every time I get a news alert about the latest major Series B going down somewhere in the world. With that …

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Learn to Share if You Want to be a Great Entrepreneur

The new era for entrepreneurs is one that is based on people – lots of people, who share everything. From Bitcoin, to Uber, to Airbnb and now EatWith – it’s all about sharing capacity. You can now get paid to share a ride, a room, …

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What Cloud Computing Means for Startup Financing

Guest post from Andy Barkett, CTO for the Republican National Committee and the CEO of Getexp, Inc. Before Instagram became Facebook’s golden child, it was a small startup, raising only $500,000 in its first seed round. The company operated with 16 employees at its largest, …

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India’s World-Class Tech Startups at Rock Bottom Valuations

If India’s technology sector is not on your radar, it should be. India offers a combination of two economic advantages the rest of the world is unable to. First, its people are extremely innovative and provide unique solutions to current technological and economic challenges. Second, …

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Algolux Raises Big Bucks For Optical Software Concept

When we pull out a cell phone to snap a picture, there is a lot going on inside that device which we take for granted. Take, for instance, the new iPhone 6 Plus. Apple engineers have modestly improved the camera specifications from the last model. …

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