Category Archives: startups

How To Hire a Great Developer [FLOW CHART]

Thomas Edison once said that “genius” is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. In the world of technology startups, that 99% involves a hec… Continue reading

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Is Pinterest Pocketing Revenue by Tracking User-Generated Pins?

Popular social bookmarking site Pinterest has become the hottest startup on the web, luring millions of people to the site to collect and share… Continue reading

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ADzero Smartphone Is Carved Out of a Solid Block of Bamboo [VIDEO]

Kieron-Scott Woodhouse was fed up with cellphones all looking alike, so he took the matter into his own hands, building his own brand o… Continue reading

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Why Companies Need to Iterate Based on User Feedback

Unfortunately, Twitter and Facebook have become real-time streams of rotten tomato throwing.
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What the Recent U.S. Patent Reform Law Means for Startups

On Sept. 8, Congress passed a patent reform bill named the “Leahy-Smith America Invents Act.” President Obama signed the act into law on Se… Continue reading

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Which Tech Giants Birth The Most Successful Startup Founders? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and Facebook all compete for top talent. In doing so, they lure and acqui-hire the brightest minds in tech — who, unfortunately for them, later go on to trade these cushy jobs for the rough-and-tumble life of a startup founder. Which of these four mega powers in tech (at one point or [...] Continue reading

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Devs: Help & Get Help With HackerBuddy

Coding can be a solitary and frustrating enterprise, but the best thing about it is the community, which is generally waiting and wanting to hel… Continue reading

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Y Combinator Launching Designer Directory

Y Combinator‘s new designer-in-residence (DIR) Garry Tan has announced the incubator is compiling a directory of ” the best and the… Continue reading

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8 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Get More Out of Twitter

Scott Gerber is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, public speaker and author of Never Get a “Real” Job: How to Dump Your Boss, Build a Business and Not Go Broke. The content for this post was sourced from the Young Entrepreneur Council, a group of successful Gen Y business owners. You can submit your questions [...] Continue reading

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Qwiki Launches Public Alpha To Change the Way You Consume Information

Fresh off raising $8 million in funding, “information experience” startup Qwiki is opening up its alpha to the public Monday. Qwiki, as a refresher, weaves together multiple data sources in near real-time to create more than 3 million interactive video presentations on reference topics. The startup aims to create an information consumption experience as culturally [...] Continue reading

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