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Tile, the Mini Tracking Device for Your Personal Items, Raises $13M
New technology

Tile, the Mini Tracking Device for Your Personal Items, Raises $13M

The cloud-based lost-and-found tool is poised for a big entrance in the market.
Carly Okyle
This Is Google's Achilles' Heel -- And Startups are Targeting It
Opportunity

This Is Google's Achilles' Heel -- And Startups are Targeting It

Could hungry entrepreneurs take a bite out of the tech giant in this particular area?
Ari Levy
Why Peter Thiel's Philosophy on Hiring Is Hurting Silicon Valley
Workplace Diversity

Why Peter Thiel's Philosophy on Hiring Is Hurting Silicon Valley

In a talk at Columbia University, the PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist discussed why startups need to go 'beyond professionalism.' But that may be the problem.
Laura Entis
Which Is a Better City for Startups, San Francisco or New York City?
Cities

Which Is a Better City for Startups, San Francisco or New York City?

Entrepreneurs, investors and executives weigh in.
Carm Lyman
Investors and Customers Aren't So Impressed By Shiny New Tech
Investors

Investors and Customers Aren't So Impressed By Shiny New Tech

Unless your product is truly disruptive or you have bags of cash, don't bother bringing it to market. Instead, solve a real-world problem.
Martin Zwilling
Coinbase Goes Global, Launches Bitcoin Services in 13 European Countries
Bitcoin

Coinbase Goes Global, Launches Bitcoin Services in 13 European Countries

The thriving San Francisco-based Bitcoin exchange and payments processor has bitten off an ambitious first step into the European market. Here's how.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
America Is Still the Land of Opportunity for British Tech Stars
Global Business

America Is Still the Land of Opportunity for British Tech Stars

A British consul general details how transplants from across the pond eye the States for entrepreneurial endeavors and outlines a few obstacles to their success.
Danny Lopez
5 Tips From One Nontechnical Founder to Others
Software

5 Tips From One Nontechnical Founder to Others

Start off your software company in the right direction and build a business that will draw clients to pay the bills.
Travis Parsons
Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights
Technology

Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights

The M-KOPA Solar system is literally lighting up a cleaner, greener -- and safer -- future for one remote region of the world.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Tech Entrepreneurs Should Remember Investors Don't Speak Their Language
Investors

Tech Entrepreneurs Should Remember Investors Don't Speak Their Language

It's your responsibility to translate your message into values and priorities that the intended receiver can readily relate to.
Martin Zwilling
The Small-Business Market Could Be Your Golden Ticket to Success
Starting a Business

The Small-Business Market Could Be Your Golden Ticket to Success

While the consumer and enterprise markets, get all the attention, look to create solutions for the biggest segment of employers in the U.S.
Andy Miller
Coax the Right Tech Nerd to Partner With at Your Startup
Partnerships

Coax the Right Tech Nerd to Partner With at Your Startup

If you have business savvy but lack technical skills, bring in a technologist to strengthen your leadership.
Martin Zwilling
Sharing Economy Sets Sights on Business Travelers -- But Will They Bite?
Travel

Sharing Economy Sets Sights on Business Travelers -- But Will They Bite?

Airbnb and Uber both announced new services exclusively targeting businesses, but will travelers look beyond a host of security and regulatory issues plaguing the sharing economy?
Geoff Weiss
A Reality Check for Anyone Eager to Work for a Startup
Working at a Startup

A Reality Check for Anyone Eager to Work for a Startup

Brutal hours, low pay, stock option souvenirs, smart people with good ideas routinely going broke. You can fall in love, again, with your day job.
Iman Jalali