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Advice - More mutual fund money is flowing into tech startups, but investors shouldn't fret about their exposure to the often-volatile private ventures, a finance professor said on Wednesday."The vast majority of equity mutual funds are...
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Advice - Real innovation in the business world is still rare. As I’ve said before, everyone talks about innovation, but the majority of new business plans I see still reflect linear thinking – one more social network with more features,...
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#NYCTech - Honey is the new easy-to-use company communications tool/social intranet built to connect global teams, share internal resources, simplify team conversations, and support employee workflows, to keep everyone in the company connected,...
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Advice - Entrepreneurship is hard. But with dedication and mental toughness, anyone can succeed at building a business.Successful entrepreneurs possess key characteristics — one of them is mental strength. Mental mastery takes time and...
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Advice - There are over 1.5 million iOS apps in the Apple App Store, and around the same number in the Google Play store - each with over 75 billion app downloads.  That’s an average of 53 thousand downloads per app.  Good, right?Well,...
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Advice - Equipping your sales team with mobile learning technologies will help them put their best foot forward.How do you train your employees on the latest techniques and procedures when they’re far away from home? If you’re like...
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Advice - By most definitions of the term, an entrepreneur is someone who starts a new business, incorporating innovative changes to existing products, services, business models, and creating new markets. Yet, very few achieve the great...
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Advice - Adora Cheung, the founder of Homejoy, a professional house cleaning and home service, explains what’s needed to build product, talk to users, and grow your startup:Like any normal project, you as the creator will have to...
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Cool Tech - The recent cyberattacks on Target, Sony, Anthem, eBay, JPMorgan and Home Depot all share a common trait: They overpowered the very technology designed to stop them. Same situation with the 2014 Heartbleed bug, a major security...
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Advice - Four years ago my life took a detour.I invited 88 entrepreneurs to come and create a software business at The Foundation. They came with no idea, limited cash, and no experience in software.I wanted to prove the...
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Advice - The winds and the birds are bringing the news today that valuation madness has reached the all-time high. Startups with a little to no traction/revenue are asking for 10MM-15MM pre-money.When we were buying our house, we had an...
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Cool Tech - If you’re planning a trip to a fancy museum, you’ll want to leave your unwieldy selfie sticks at home. The Telegraph reports that many of the world’s largest museums have moved to ban hand-held smartphone extension wands,...
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Advice - Big Data is simple to understand. It is an arrangement of data that has existed, unused,for years, in a very systematic and easy-to-use manner. Big Data is collections of small details that can help in understanding issues being faced...
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Advice - Are you a data nerd? This week’s infographic by New Relic zeroes in on how companies use data to improve their products/applications and speed up their deployments.Reprinted by permission.
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Advice - Wouldn’t you like to be one of the lucky people who joined Google and Facebook when these were startups, and now be a multi-millionaire? So people ask me “How many shares should I ask for or expect when I join a startup today?”...
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Op-ED - The Ellen Pao vs Kleiner gender discrimination case further amplified the volume of the debate over the lack of diversity in tech be it VC, but also amongst angel investors and of course founders/entrepreneurs. While some have openly...