The Justice Department is collecting data from thousands of cellphones through high-tech gear deployed on airplanes that mimics communications towers.
I recently had a conversation with a friend about warm introductions. He was lamenting the fact that many warm intros never seemed to pan out. That is not to say that he expected every warm intro would become an instant sale but that most warm intros were more cool than resoundingly enthusiastic or even lukewarm. […]
In 2011, three young entrepreneurs started the Startup Genome, a project that takes a comprehensive look into what makes a startup successful, and what entrepreneurs should shy away from. They compiled this information into a report as a tool for such entrepreneurs, which is available online. However, one facet of the report, an analysis comparing […]
New ideas are conjured up every day, but only the best startup entrepreneurs succeed with their ideas. Three out of every four startups fail, so knowing what to do in order to succeed is more important now than ever before. This infographic by TopManagementDegrees analyzes what founders should have to deal with, be able to […]
So, you’ve decided that you want to be a business owner. Now what? Startups take a lot of hard work and planning to get off the ground, so before doing anything, check out this infographic from Funders and Founders. The diagram walks you through the steps and gives tips on the important things, like generating […]
Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of sitting on an investor panel with Joe Dwyer, a partner at OCA Ventures, a good colleague of mine. I thought he made a very interesting comment, that I told him I was going to steal (with his permission). He was counseling the startups in the room to “try to kill […]
Creating and sustaining a successful startup takes a certain amount of grit, moxie and outright luck. Staff.com has created a helpful infographic that breaks down some of the details that aid a startup’s survival (or failure), and that also projects success rates for some of the fastest growing startup industries in the U.S. In […]
So you and your long time friend feel ready and fired up to start a business? That’s great. But, what happens when one of you decides you no longer have time to manage it, or worse, want to back out entirely? And, just how much of your personal assets are you willing to risk in […]