start-up

How to Succeed at Building Your Own Product in 2014

How to Succeed at Building Your Own Product in 2014

When you’re trying to build your own product, it’s easy to get in a rut. Stuff happens, and it affects your momentum: failed launches, procrastination, fear, no... »

What Salary Does the Founder of Your Favorite Startup Get? Probably Not a Very High One

What Salary Does the Founder of Your Favorite Startup Get? Probably Not a Very High One

If you’re a startup founder, how much should you pay yourself? Not very much, according to data that Compass has shared with The Next Web. The company collected... »

5 Things VCs Want You to Know Before You Pitch

5 Things VCs Want You to Know Before You Pitch

A high-stakes pitch to a VC is generally a one-shot chance to sell your business, but wouldn’t it be great if you could have a couple of goes at it? Each time y... »

5 Tips to Enjoy Technology– Without It Taking Over Your Life

5 Tips to Enjoy Technology– Without It Taking Over Your Life

With a mind-blowing background in technology for someone so young — he worked with Fisker Automotive, the X Prize Foundation, and the Naval Research Labor... »

How to Get Your Team to Take More Risks

How to Get Your Team to Take More Risks

By now it’s a truism that if you want more creativity from your team you have to make sure they’re comfortable taking risks and failing. But, of course, most pe... »

The First Version of Your Start-Up Should Embarrass You

The First Version of Your Start-Up Should Embarrass You

Once you’ve identified a real problem and done your research, start trying to solve it in the simplest way possible. Your first version should certainly e... »

A Peachy-Keen Startup Scene: 10 Startups from Atlanta that You Need to Know About

A Peachy-Keen Startup Scene: 10 Startups from Atlanta that You Need to Know About

This post comes courtesy of Fueled, a mobile design and development company based in New York and London. You can read more posts like it at the Fueled blog. Br... »

How to Launch Your Own Startup Part 4 (money, culture and becoming a manager)

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Christian Reber, CEO and co-founder of Berlin-based 6Wunderkinder. It’s part three of a series, cross-posted from his own... »

15 Steps to Launch Your Own Tech Startup: Part 3

15 Steps to Launch Your Own Tech Startup: Part 3

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Christian Reber, CEO and co-founder of Berlin-based 6Wunderkinder. It’s part three of a series, cross-posted from his own... »

15 steps to launch your own tech startup: Part 2

15 steps to launch your own tech startup: Part 2

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Christian Reber, CEO and co-founder of Berlin-based 6Wunderkinder. It’s part two of a series, cross-posted from his own b... »

15 Steps to Start Your Own Tech Business: Part 1

15 Steps to Start Your Own Tech Business: Part 1

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Christian Reber, CEO and co-founder of Berlin-based 6Wunderkinder. Today he begins a series, cross-posted from his own bl... »

7 Ways to Generate Great Ideas

7 Ways to Generate Great Ideas

What makes the difference between a good idea and a great idea? Good ideas come along all the time and help people solve minor problems in work and daily life. ... »

How to Help Your Startup Turn a Profit in 4 SimpleSsteps

How to Help Your Startup Turn a Profit in 4 SimpleSsteps

Mikita Mikado is a software engineer and entrepreneur from Belarus, now based in San Francisco. He is the co-­founder and CEO of Quote Roller and PandaDoc. His ... »

Planning a Kickstarter Campaign? Read this First

Planning a Kickstarter Campaign? Read this First

With more and more entrepreneurs and seasoned businesses alike looking to the likes of Kickstarter and Indiegogo to fund their next project, there’s more compet... »

13 Ways to Master UX Testing for Your Startup

13 Ways to Master UX Testing for Your Startup

Perfecting your product’s user experience (UX) means creating something that people truly enjoy using, be it an app, gadget or multifaceted service. Look no fur... »

5 Essential Skills for Successful Coaching

5 Essential Skills for Successful Coaching

As we argued in one of our previous columns, coaching has become an essential component of leadership in the work place. Pragmatic leaders–those intereste... »

5 Dumb Myths About Start-Ups

5 Dumb Myths About Start-Ups

Even experienced entrepreneurs sometimes cleave to broken beliefs about how the business world works.  If you’re not careful, it’s easy to absorb th... »

5 Steps to Help You Find a Perfect, Affordable Domain Name

5 Steps to Help You Find a Perfect, Affordable Domain Name

One of the first things I do when I come up with a new idea is to find a good name. It helps in defining the eventual project and sometimes that also means chan... »

4 Essential Skills for Bootstrapping Start-Ups

4 Essential Skills for Bootstrapping Start-Ups

“Bootstrapping” your start-up company means you don’t have a ton of capital to spend on items that are essential to success. After the essenti... »

How We Created a Fake Vodka Brand to Promote Our Startup

How We Created a Fake Vodka Brand to Promote Our Startup

The month was January 2013. We had a product launch coming up in a little under three weeks – our events product. We decided that instead of having a launch par... »

Report: VCs Need a New Marketing Schtick

Report: VCs Need a New Marketing Schtick

Venture capitalists may have money to throw at entrepreneurs, but their messaging needs a facelift. A new report suggests VCs could use a “rebrand.”... »

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