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The 4 S's of All Startups
Startups

The 4 S's of All Startups

Considering creating a new business? If you have fleshed out these four elements, you should be ready to launch.
Peter Gasca
Meet the Techstars NYC 2015 Winter Class
Alleynyc

Meet the Techstars NYC 2015 Winter Class

The latest group of New York startups has been chosen by Techstars. They are worth watching.
Jason Saltzman
7 Interview Questions To Help You Hire Superstars
Hiring Tips

7 Interview Questions To Help You Hire Superstars

Never hire someone who is just 'good enough.'
Mitchell Harper
How a High Valuation Can Run Your Business Into the Ground
Venture Capital

How a High Valuation Can Run Your Business Into the Ground

An inflated early-stage valuation makes raising the first round of capital easier but the expectations make everything after harder.
David Mandell
How I Handle My Bonus Responsibly
Bonuses

How I Handle My Bonus Responsibly

The founder of one venture-backed startup shares how she spends her bonus.
Amanda Steinberg
2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About
Startups

2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About

You will find yourself answering "I don't know" to two questions. And that's quite OK.
Greg Shugar
We Should Never Forgive the Horror of ShipYourEnemiesGlitter
Entrepreneurship

We Should Never Forgive the Horror of ShipYourEnemiesGlitter

An entrepreneur squandered an opportunity most innovators only dream about. This is unforgivable.
Ray Hennessey
Where Famous Tech Founders Went to College (Infographic)
Infographics

Where Famous Tech Founders Went to College (Infographic)

Whether they dropped out or stuck it out, going to college more than paid off for today's top tech startup billionaires -- higher ed skeptic and Stanford alum Peter Thiel included.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Food-Tech Startup Soylent Snags $20 Million in Funding
Funding

Food-Tech Startup Soylent Snags $20 Million in Funding

'We will make food so cheap only the rich will cook,' says Soylent founder Rob Rhinehart regarding the investment.
Kate Taylor
How I Built a Startup While Traveling to 20 Countries
Travel

How I Built a Startup While Traveling to 20 Countries

A self-professed digital nomad details how he feels more productive without a place to call home.
Jay Meistrich
The Right CEO When You Launch Might Be the Wrong CEO When the Company Is Growing
Leadership Strategy

The Right CEO When You Launch Might Be the Wrong CEO When the Company Is Growing

The skills and proclivities needed when a company is launched and when it hits its stride are so different few people can manage both roles well.
George Deeb
The 3 Most Overlooked Ingredients of Startup Success Are All in Your Head
Startup Basics

The 3 Most Overlooked Ingredients of Startup Success Are All in Your Head

Hard work and a good idea are necessary but not sufficient to succeed the harsh winnowing process that crushes the majority of new businesses.
Pratik Dholakiya
18 Ways to Sink Your Startup (Infographic)
Infographics

18 Ways to Sink Your Startup (Infographic)

If you're making any of these mistakes, your business will pay the price.
Carly Okyle
Meet the Startups That Faced Off at the First-Ever 'Pitch Night NYC'
Pitch contests

Meet the Startups That Faced Off at the First-Ever 'Pitch Night NYC'

Ten startups participated in the rapid-fire competition; three were related to real estate.
Laura Entis