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Kathryn Minshew on Why Silicon Valley Needs a Feminine Touch

Kathryn Minshew on Why Silicon Valley Needs a Feminine Touch

The young founder of The Daily Muse discusses her charmed career in entrepreneurship and offers advice to fellow founders just getting started.
How TechStars Gave an iPhone Relocation App a Boost

How TechStars Gave an iPhone Relocation App a Boost

An app that eases the packing-up process gets some help from the New York City incubator of startup accelerator TechStars.

From College Dropouts to Y-Combinator Darlings

Here's how one group of young entrepreneurs caught the eye of one of the U.S.'s top start-up accelerators.
How Accelerators Help Start-ups Get Funding

How Accelerators Help Start-ups Get Funding

Getting your venture accepted into an accelerator can help immensely when it comes to getting venture capital, thanks to a rigorous screening process and help from mentors and peers.
What Two Tech Startups Learned at a Business Accelerator

What Two Tech Startups Learned at a Business Accelerator

One of the most attractive reasons for a startup to participate in a business growth program is the expert guidance. Here is an inside look at some of the most common -- and best -- advice they get.
The Man Who's Turning Cities Into Trivia Games

The Man Who's Turning Cities Into Trivia Games

We interview the CEO of a mobile gaming startup that helps urbanites get to know their cities better.
Cred, Connections, Cash -- The Workings of a Business Accelerator

Cred, Connections, Cash -- The Workings of a Business Accelerator

A look at what really happens at business accelerators and why they can be so attractive to ambitious entrepreneurs.
Dealing with Isolation as a Solo Entrepreneur

Dealing with Isolation as a Solo Entrepreneur

Bundle's Allison O'Neill talks about the challenge of working from home, and having no one around for brainstorming. Hear her solutions, plus expert tips.
The Latest Craze in Incubators: Pay-to-Play Accelerators?

The Latest Craze in Incubators: Pay-to-Play Accelerators?

Fee-based entrepreneurship accelerators and incubators are increasingly sprouting up. We take a look at some new programs and consider whether they're worth your time.
An Inside Look at Arizona State University's SkySong Incubator

An Inside Look at Arizona State University's SkySong Incubator

Before you start up, you might want to consider getting a little help. Here's a look at how one incubator is successfully giving students and non-students a hand.

How to Get the Most out of the Next 54 Hours

There's nothing like participating in a Startup Weekend to force you to concentrate on your business. But go into it with goals.
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