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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.
20 of Boston's Most Innovative Tech Startups

20 of Boston's Most Innovative Tech Startups

Many have been founded by inspired entrepreneurs from MIT and Harvard.
Could Nebula One Reinvent Cloud Computing for Businesses?

Could Nebula One Reinvent Cloud Computing for Businesses?

Former NASA engineer strives to offer every company its own private cloud.
Health-Tech Incubators See Influx of Startups

Health-Tech Incubators See Influx of Startups

A look at how incubators are affected by the new health-care law, often referred to as Obamacare, which provides financial incentives to providers that embrace technology.

Appboy Founder on Turning a Chance Encounter into Entrepreneurship Gold

Here's how two young treps found their co-founder on the street, and went on to launch a successful venture-backed startup.
From Mobile to Social Media to Disruptive Tech: A Preview of This Year's SXSW Interactive

From Mobile to Social Media to Disruptive Tech: A Preview of This Year's SXSW Interactive

A look inside the tech world's go-to event for creatives and innovators.

Can't Code? 4 Tips for the Non-Techie Young ‘Trep

Student entrepreneur David Gabeau on why computer-programming experience isn’t critical to launching a successful tech startup.
What a Language-Translation Platform Learned From TechStars

What a Language-Translation Platform Learned From TechStars

VerbalizeIt facilitates global conversations with translators. Here's a look inside their time in the TechStars incubator program in Boulder, Colo.
15 Billion-Dollar Tech Startups

15 Billion-Dollar Tech Startups

You might be surprised at some of the companies that have reached the billion-dollar valuation mark.
Big Ideas in the Big Apple

Big Ideas in the Big Apple

Five years since the financial meltdown, we look at New York City's blossoming startup scene.

Video Chat With Brad Feld, Today at 12:30pm ET

For budding young entrepreneurs a little guidance can go a long way. Stay tuned for our video chat with Brad Feld, the entrepreneur and early-stage venture investor.

Tech Savvy and Awkward: How To Communicate With Confidence

Business coach Antonio Neves gives his three tips for how to best communicate when communicating isn’t your forte.
Top Advice from the Entrepreneurs of 2012

Top Advice from the Entrepreneurs of 2012

The winners of Entrepreneur's annual awards, handed out at Entrepreneur's recent conference in Dallas, offer a few key lessons that any business owner can -- and perhaps should -- take to heart.

4 Tips for Harnessing the Power of Big Data

Student entrepreneur David Donner Chait on why analytics are critical to any startup.
The New Cool Kids: Teenage-App Developers

The New Cool Kids: Teenage-App Developers

Seventeen-year-old Nick D'Aloisio is fueling headlines over his news-summary app Summly, but he's not the only teenage-app maker in town. Here's a look at the rising trend.
Can Start-Up Incubators Really Help You?

Can Start-Up Incubators Really Help You?

The news is filled with success stories from incubator-backed startups, but can these programs really help your startup? We weigh the positives and consider the negatives.
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.
Emerging Entrepreneur of 2012: Jason Lucash

Emerging Entrepreneur of 2012: Jason Lucash

OrigAudio, the maker of innovative folding speakers, has doubled its sales every year since 2009.
Entrepreneur of 2012: Limor Fried

Entrepreneur of 2012: Limor Fried

Adafruit's innovative DIY open-source electronic hardware kits make founder Limor Fried our Entrepreneur of 2012.

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