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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... »

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. ... »

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... »

6 Steps to a Perfect Pitch

6 Steps to a Perfect Pitch

You’d be surprised at the difference a perfect pitch can make. But first you have to get there. No matter how obvious it may seem that you have a winning ... »

Need a Great Idea? Here’s Where to Look

Need a Great Idea? Here’s Where to Look

It’s not rocket science: Sometimes the best ideas come from places you already know. Here’s what that means. Does the daily grind make it hard for y... »

9 Key Things to Mention When Pitching Your Software Startup

9 Key Things to Mention When Pitching Your Software Startup

When it comes to pitching investors on something like software, the presentation is often more pivotal than the product itself. It’s not something that can sit ... »

Want to Perform Better? Get Uncomfortable

Want to Perform Better? Get Uncomfortable

Blogger and career coach Penelope Trunk gives her spin on Eleanor Roosevelt’s classic advice to do one thing every day that scares you. Do one thing every... »

6 Start-Ups Tackling the Student Loan Crisis

6 Start-Ups Tackling the Student Loan Crisis

A group of community-minded start-ups hope to ease the burden of college tuition with the concept of crowdfunding. Striking out on your own is hard, but it̵... »

New Start-Ups: Here’s Your Digital To-Do List

New Start-Ups: Here’s Your Digital To-Do List

You already know you need a robust Web presence for your business. What other tech steps do you need to take to get established? Read this handy list. I asked a... »

On-Demand Personal Assistant Startup WunWun Launches Branded Delivery for NYC Businesses

On-Demand Personal Assistant Startup WunWun Launches Branded Delivery for NYC Businesses

WunWun, a New York-based startup which makes you feel like you have your own personal assistant, is diving head-first into the B2B space with branded deliveries... »

Visualead Launches its Near-Invisible QR Codes in China

Visualead Launches its Near-Invisible QR Codes in China

Visualead, an Israeli startup behind a simple service that creates QR codes that are barely visible, kicked off its official launch in China with a bang: winnin... »

Ready to Start-up? Ask These 5 Questions First

Ready to Start-up? Ask These 5 Questions First

Building a business from the ground up isn’t for the weak at heart. But if you enjoy a thrill ride, step right up. Here’s how. What happens when you... »

5 Foolproof Ways to Get Through a Tough Task

5 Foolproof Ways to Get Through a Tough Task

  Still staring at that blinking cursor on your blank screen? Here’s how to get past it. Few things are as daunting as a blank page, a report you nee... »

How to Write a Better Elevator Pitch

How to Write a Better Elevator Pitch

  What you think is an elevator pitch will actually alienate customers. Instead, have a conversation that creates a real sales opportunity. If you’re... »

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