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How to Ease Acquisitions from the Acqui-Hired Founders

Tech giants aren't just looking for talent, they're buying it. See what the transition has been like for start-up founders.

6 Lessons in How to Build a Successful App

Development firm inMarket shares the secrets to building a successful app.

Andrew Rasiej on the Next Big Wave in Tech -- And How Young Treps Can Surf It

The NY Tech Meetup chairman offers his thoughts on the future of social media and helpful resources for starting up today.

6 Tech Startups With a Fun Spin on Fitness

Tech companies are taking the tedium out of training. Here are a few of our favorite digital fitness options.

How Fitbit Is Cashing in on the High-Tech Fitness Trend

How the device manufacturer is building a following by enhancing users' workouts through gaming and community-building.

How Lytro Offers a New View of Optical Photography

The startup's technology is reinventing the digital camera and carving its own competitive niche.

Mike Jones on Ditching La La Land for Silicon Beach

Los Angeles has long been a mecca for creative types. Now it's attracting techies too.

Could Faculty Entrepreneurs Drive Innovation?

To spur innovation, some support giving academics more freedom to start entrepreneurial ventures.

How Podio Brought in Revenue Before Even Finalizing its Product

Selling subscriptions during the development phase allowed the company to pay the rent, and what you can learn from it.

The Latest Craze in Incubators: Pay-to-Play Accelerators?

Fee-based entrepreneurship accelerators and incubators are increasingly sprouting up. We take a look at some new programs and consider whether they're worth your time.

Pixelmags Takes a Unique Approach to Digitizing Magazines

When Apple introduced its Newsstand feature last October, this startup was poised to provide much of the digital content magazine subscribers wanted.

How Gigmark Turned the Mundane Flash Drive into a $10 Million Business

Founders of this tech startup transformed the flash drive into an intelligent interactive marketing platform that produces real analytics.

Apple and the Kid App Maker Revolution

The tech giant opened its developer conference up to teens as young as 13 this year. But perhaps the company should be even more inclusive? We take a look at the even-younger app makers making waves today.

How One Startup Is Making Comparison-Shopping Even Easier

Priceonomics scours the web for the best prices to create an objective guide for consumers,

Startup Offers A New High-Tech Way to Pay on the Go

Vitaband gives exercisers a comfortable alternative to carrying cash or cards

RIM Founder Mike Lazaridis on the Challenges of Reinvention

The technology pioneer reflects on the changing industry and what he's working on next.

Tristan Walker on Life After Foursquare

The location app's former head of business development discusses where his next job as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Andreessen Horowitz will land him.

New York, the City that Never Disconnects?

New York is claiming ever more tech cred these days. Steven Rosenbaum, the city's first Entrepreneur at Large, discusses the Big Apple and the burgeoning idea of curation.

Robert Scoble: Tech 'Treps Should Be Crazy Passionate

The popular blogger and social media fanatic on where technology is headed and what an entrepreneur needs to make it there.

Guy Kawasaki: No 'Secret Sauce' for Tech Success

The entrepreneur and investor on what's needed to be successful in the evolving world of tech.

What Do Etsy, GroupMe and Stamped Have In Common? An Eye on Design

Forget coders and engineers, some companies are touting their designers' acumen as what really helps them stand out.

Tumblr's David Karp on Why NYC Beats Silicon Valley

The microblogging-site founder dishes about the evolution of Tumblr and why he loves the Big Apple.

From Pinterest to Gumroad, 19-Year-Old Sahil Lavingia on His Trek Through Silicon Valley

We spoke with the young entrepreneur about his experience as a founding team member at Pinterest and his new company Gumroad.

Instagram Dreams? Wake Up. VCs Still Want to See the Money

With so many startups trying to follow in Facebook's -- and now Instagram's -- footsteps, they're forgetting one very important element: money.

Tech Exec's Family Inspires a Senior-Care Business

Using easy-to-understand technology, Independa helps seniors stay well on their own.

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