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Don't Be Afraid to Reinvent the Wheel
Startup Basics

Don't Be Afraid to Reinvent the Wheel

It's easy to feel like everything is already set and there's no room for innovation. Don't believe it.
Jeffrey Fermin
3 Sizzling Stats to Consider About Silicon Beach
Silicon Beach

3 Sizzling Stats to Consider About Silicon Beach

The numbers don't lie: Los Angeles is emerging as a great place for tech and startups.
Matthew Toren
Meet Ocho, the Social Video Startup That Caught Mark Cuban's Eye
Apps

Meet Ocho, the Social Video Startup That Caught Mark Cuban's Eye

How many seconds does it take to shake up the social video game? Jourdan Urbach and Jonathan Swerdlin are betting eight seconds will do the trick. Comment trolls need not apply.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What Young Entrepreneurs Need From a Mentor
Mentorship

What Young Entrepreneurs Need From a Mentor

It's vital to build trust through interest in the founder's ideas and business.
Jim Ryan
Looks Like Russia Is Building its Own Silicon Valley
Russia

Looks Like Russia Is Building its Own Silicon Valley

Big government meets small startups at the annual Open Innovations Forum in Moscow.
Clay Dillow
Here's What the First Hires at Apple, Google and Other Top Tech Companies Are Doing Now
Tech Startups

Here's What the First Hires at Apple, Google and Other Top Tech Companies Are Doing Now

Some made millions, others saw fortunes slip through their fingers, and some have joined or founded other startups.
Alyson Shontell
Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin to Leave Google
Android

Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin to Leave Google

Rubin will start a company to support startups interested in building technology-hardware products.
This Entrepreneur Is Crazy Enough to Take on Microsoft
Tech Startups

This Entrepreneur Is Crazy Enough to Take on Microsoft

Is Microsoft's productivity empire vulnerable? The founder of CloudOn thinks so.
Erin Griffith
Mystery Startup Magic Leap Raises $542 Million From Google, Others
Tech Startups

Mystery Startup Magic Leap Raises $542 Million From Google, Others

Little is known about the company's augmented reality product.
Crazy, Insane Startups Are This Tech Investor's Meat and Potatoes
Tech Startups

Crazy, Insane Startups Are This Tech Investor's Meat and Potatoes

Braintree founder Bryan Johnson has created a fund for start-ups focused on a sci-fi future.
JP Mangalindan
Benefits

Hot Tech Startups Get as Many Perks as They Give

Startup tech companies that provide discounts to others are betting that their use will attract larger, paying customers.
Erin Griffith
New Apps for Renters May Keep Lax Landlords in Line
Apps

New Apps for Renters May Keep Lax Landlords in Line

These new apps are part of a trend toward making new technologies available to U.S. renters.
25 Must-Have Free Fonts for Entrepreneurs and Designers
Design

25 Must-Have Free Fonts for Entrepreneurs and Designers

For a distinctive website or publication, only the right typeface and lettering will do. Here's a roundup of the best at a startup-friendly price point.
Casey Ark
A $300 Tech-Powered Yoga Mat
Fitness Businesses

A $300 Tech-Powered Yoga Mat

Developed by three entrepreneurs, SmartMat wants to teach you a proper warrior pose.
John Kell