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Demo Fall 2011 was in full swing yesterday. What stood out at the tech conference was an eclectic assortment of startups that varied from the sublime to the silly.
Vodafone is the latest institution to open a Silicon Valley accelerator with the aim of sparking innovation, and, according to a press release, providing “potential financial assistance.”
At the end of the day, while the national dialogue is being dominated by gloomy statistics and debt ceiling controversy, America’s small business owners have – as always – self-reliantly sustained their enterprises, started new companies and created new jobs.
Small businesses have been fast to tap social media platforms like Facebook, but their efforts to provide compelling video about their products and services have fallen short.
Apple dominates the tablet market -- its iOS tablet software accounts for more than 60 percent of the tablet market in the second quarter, while Google's Andorid makes up about 30 percent, according to Strategy Analytics. So it's noShow More Summary
Not understanding and agreeing what “Entrepreneur” and “Startup” mean can sink an entire country’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
A report, published this week, crunches data from a set of more than 3,200 companies, seeking to identify the qualities that make startups most likely to either succeed or fail.
The tech press is preoccupied with investments, trends, exits, and other “inside baseball” topics. But these are all means to an end. Investments provide fuel for entrepreneurs to convert ideas into products.
Next month, Sittercity founder Genevieve Thiers officially launches her newest startup, Contact Karma, which she characterizes as a “social recommendation engine.”
50 coffee meetings. It should stick in your head as a metaphor for networking. For starting relationships today that won’t pay off for a year. It’s the entrepreneur’s equivalent of “10,000 hours.”
EBay is recruiting an unlikely group of new entrepreneurs into its selling ranks – the visually impaired.
After a decade of being an entrepreneur, KISSmetrics co-founder Neil Patel says he still makes mistakes. Following is a list of the biggest mistakes he's made and how to avoid them.
For a small business, free Wi-Fi can be a great way to lure in customers, encouraging them to spend time at your establishment.
Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield recently raised $17.2 million for his gaming startup, Tiny Speck, even though the Flash-based multiplayer game it’s been developing, Glitch, hasn’t launched publicly yet.
Valuation is one of those four-syllable business buzzwords you’re going to have to deal with, eventually, if you either want to start a business or own a business.
As an entrepreneur, David Friend has been around the block a few times. The 63-year-old has built and sold four companies and raised a ton of venture capital along the way. That still didn't prepare him for the wild ride he experienced in taking his company public.
During a downturn, successful entrepreneurs work to create their own financing infrastructure by improving trade terms with suppliers and vendors, says Jeff Stibel, CEO of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp, which studies credit ratings of small businesses.
In an interview with SecondAct, Jane Pauley talks about her new series and her own process of self-discovery.
Entrepreneur and angel investor Tim Berry says before you start seeking investors for your startup, you had better know exactly how much money you need.
In a country where unemployment continues to hover above 9 percent, it’s no surprise that demand for these contract workers is up more than 61 percent from a year ago, according to data from Elance, the largest online marketplace for this type of work.