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How to Become a Technical Co-Founder on the Quick

How to Become a Technical Co-Founder on the Quick

A four-year computer science degree is so yesterday. These intensive programs can turn you into a developer in under 12 weeks.
Ad-Tech Gold Rush Is On

Ad-Tech Gold Rush Is On

The use of smartphones and mobile devices has exploded. When you combine that with the billions of dollars spent on advertising each year, you get a hot new sector: advertising technology.

Top Tech Entrepreneurs Offer Tips on Starting Up

Thinking of starting a tech startup? Get ready for a bumpy ride. Tech entrepreneurs Dario Meli and Greg Isenberg talk about the agony and ecstasy of starting up.

Mailbox Co-Founder Gentry Underwood on Managing Success

When Underwood’s company got snapped up by Dropbox, he says the rush of money and attention has taken some getting used to. Here, the entrepreneur opens to YE’s Antonio Neves.
Before Google Glass, There Was Transcend

Before Google Glass, There Was Transcend

We look at how one startup with a product similar to Google's Glass plans to leverage the tech giant's publicity push -- and how you can, too.
Tips for Starting a Fashion-Tech Business

Tips for Starting a Fashion-Tech Business

Digital is disrupting a stylish, multibillion-dollar global enterprise. We talk to three fashion-tech entrepreneurs about their best advice for starting up.
A Privacy App That Ensures Personal Data Really Disappears

A Privacy App That Ensures Personal Data Really Disappears

Wickr gives users the ability to send self-destructing files securely and anonymously.
4 Essentials for Successful Mobile Apps

4 Essentials for Successful Mobile Apps

The mobile app market is growing by the minute. But with more than a million apps available to consumers, how can you ensure your idea is successful? Here are four key factors to keep in mind.
Downtown Diary: Inside Zappos and the $350 Million Urban Experiment in Las Vegas

Downtown Diary: Inside Zappos and the $350 Million Urban Experiment in Las Vegas

In the third of a four-part series, we take you behind the scenes for a first-hand look at Tony Hsieh's Downtown Project, which is counting on entrepreneurs to help revitalize Sin City.
A $50 Million Bet on Las Vegas Tech Startups

A $50 Million Bet on Las Vegas Tech Startups

How the Vegas Tech Fund plans to help transform the tech scene in Sin City, in part two of our series on Tony Hsieh's $350 million Downtown Project.
The Experimental Nature of Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh

The Experimental Nature of Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh

In the first of a four-part series, a look at how the serial entrepreneur is betting on startups to revitalize Las Vegas with his $350 million Downtown Project.
Startups Give Fashion a Tech Makeover

Startups Give Fashion a Tech Makeover

An app that helps you pick out high heels. An online service that sends you trendy socks. These tech startups aim to give the fashion industry a digital upgrade.

Tech Startups That Are Strengthening Real-World Security

These can be dangerous times, but thanks to these innovative, crime-fighting companies, we all might be a little safer.
How Instagram's Co-Founder Spent His Year After Facebook's $1 Billion Acquisition

How Instagram's Co-Founder Spent His Year After Facebook's $1 Billion Acquisition

A look at Kevin Systrom's last 12 months -- by way of his Instagram photos.
Could Games Replace CAPTCHA?

Could Games Replace CAPTCHA?

Detroit startup Are You a Human hopes gamification will outsmart the spambots for good.
TV Startup Aereo Countersues Big Broadcaster

TV Startup Aereo Countersues Big Broadcaster

Aereo, a company that lets you watch live and recorded television on any device, is suing CBS in a David-and-Goliath-style battle.
Emerging Tech: 9 International Startup Hubs to Watch

Emerging Tech: 9 International Startup Hubs to Watch

Beyond the U.S., these are the places you'll find financial and other support for innovation in technology.
Tech Startups That Turned Down $100 Million Buyout Offers

Tech Startups That Turned Down $100 Million Buyout Offers

The smartest entrepreneurs know when their time is up.
Web Startup Helps Business Owners Manage Employees

Web Startup Helps Business Owners Manage Employees

PayrollHero streamlines the business of tracking employee schedules, for both management and workers, all in the cloud.
Tips for Launching an Ed-Tech Startup

Tips for Launching an Ed-Tech Startup

As investment grows in education technology, more entrepreneurs are looking to start businesses. Here are tips from those in the trenches.
Richard Branson on Convincing Investors to Fund Your Tech Startup

Richard Branson on Convincing Investors to Fund Your Tech Startup

Virgin's founder weighs in on what questions to ask yourself when determining whether your business will attract investors.

11 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

RedBull launches a music-tech startup accelerator, 3rd Ward offers a networking opportunity in Brooklyn, HUB Bay Area helps social treps with PR, Berlin startups slay dragons, VCs and treps square off, the SBA gets social, NY Tech Day kicks off, TechCrunch Disrupt unleashes in NYC again, the Webbys wants your votes… This week's notable news and startup events for young treps.
The Great Reinvention: How U.S. Cities Got Their Glow Back

The Great Reinvention: How U.S. Cities Got Their Glow Back

We recap our special report on the entrepreneurial scene in the U.S, from New York and Houston to Boise and Baton Rouge, five years since the financial crisis.
Ed-Tech Startups Aim to Reinvent Classroom

Ed-Tech Startups Aim to Reinvent Classroom

Investment in education technology has tripled in the past decade. We take a look at three startups seeking to solve big problems in today's schools.
Mark Zuckerberg and Other Tech Giants Form Political Advocacy Group

Mark Zuckerberg and Other Tech Giants Form Political Advocacy Group

Immigration reform, education and scientific research among early priorities for new group called FWD.us.

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