This is my term for some of the more recent batch of startup accelerators that has been popping up. With the hundreds of facilities, organizations and communities that are clamoring to support budding entrepreneurs and their various startups, the need to differentiate has become ever more important. With over 75 startup incubators and accelerators in […]
Entrepreneurs often talk about the “entrepreneur’s rollercoaster.” Starting a company certainly induces ups and downs, victories and defeats, failures and successes and a ride full of differing emotions. Allowing yourself to go through ups and downs is counterproductive, tiring and unhealthy. It is imperative to be strong enough that nothing can knock you down and […]
How some modern technologies — from airport screening to cellphones — may help in the fight to contain the Ebola virus.
Anyone who’s been on social media in the past few weeks has probably heard about Justine Sacco and the trouble she got herself into on Twitter. Sacco, a PR executive at media company IAC, tweeted what you see above before heading off to Africa by plane. Boing Boing called her tweet “the tweet heard round the world.” […]
At the age of 27, I’ve lived, studied and worked in nine countries, many of which were in a state of conflict or just beginning to recover from it. In Rwanda I once wandered the halls of a hospital looking for a Congolese warlord because I got a tip he was receiving treatment for HIV, […]
You have laid all the groundwork for your product, implemented penetrative marketing strategies and even reduced your price points to rope in more customers, but still, your product isn’t catching on. Many entrepreneurs commonly find themselves in this predicament, with a good number of them blaming themselves for the same. What they fail to understand […]