News and Articles About Technology Startups

Want a Piece of the $33B-and-Growing 'Internet-of-Things' Market?
Internet of Things

Want a Piece of the $33B-and-Growing 'Internet-of-Things' Market?

Executives from crowdfunding site Indiegogo and a connected-home product company share five tips for success.
Kate Drane and Jason Domangue
Early Adopters Are Great, But They Aren't Most Customers
Early Adopters

Early Adopters Are Great, But They Aren't Most Customers

This segment of the customer base is important for many reasons, but listening to them too much can lead to a slow death for your product.
Martin Zwilling
4 Reasons Not to Confuse Early-Stage Money for Success
Technology

4 Reasons Not to Confuse Early-Stage Money for Success

The rigors of bootstrapping your startup shape company culture, compel innovation and keep control where you want it, in your hands.
Jan Verleur
3 Big Patent Moves That Won't Generate Real Value
Patents

3 Big Patent Moves That Won't Generate Real Value

These missteps will waste your company's time, money and resources.
Elliot Cook and Darren Jiron
How Jack Ma's 'Crazy' Management Style Built a Technology Empire
Technology Startups

How Jack Ma's 'Crazy' Management Style Built a Technology Empire

A former English teacher from Hangzhou, China, fashions one of the world's most valuable companies with an unorthodox philosophy in 15 years.
Michael Zakkour
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
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
Disrupting the Disruption Myth
Technology Startups

Disrupting the Disruption Myth

Xiaomi's rise in China could signal a new approach to technology innovation.
Judy Shapiro
Getting the Most out of Your Technical Advisor
Advisors

Getting the Most out of Your Technical Advisor

A technical advisor can be a key person throughout a company's life cycle. Not only can they help get a business off the ground but can be a valuable resource later on.
Will Koffel
Before You Prototype a Tech Product, Ask These 5 Questions
Customer Feedback

Before You Prototype a Tech Product, Ask These 5 Questions

The impulse may be to rush to market, but taking the time to understand your potential customers will go a long way.
Sam Gaddis
3 Alternative Tech Startup Cities With Less Traffic, More Housing (Infographic)
Technology Startups

3 Alternative Tech Startup Cities With Less Traffic, More Housing (Infographic)

Three Western locales previously considered vacation destinations are now alternatives to Silicon Valley life at a much more affordable price.
John Solari
13 Growth Hacks From Some of the World's Most Successful Tech Entrepreneurs
Growth Strategies

13 Growth Hacks From Some of the World's Most Successful Tech Entrepreneurs

Why reinvent the wheel when you can take what's worked for others and apply those principles directly to your business?
Mitchell Harper
Stop Being a Jack-of-All-Trades. Join the Billion Dollar Unicorn Club.
Leadership Qualities

Stop Being a Jack-of-All-Trades. Join the Billion Dollar Unicorn Club.

All founders can be seen as either artists, entrepreneurs or managers. Often multitasking, they may need in time to choose to focus on their strengths.
Mitchell Harper
The (Wrong) Price of Hooking Up: Viral Dating App Tinder Isn't Valued at $5 Billion After All
Technology

The (Wrong) Price of Hooking Up: Viral Dating App Tinder Isn't Valued at $5 Billion After All

Swipe right for mega money. Or not. Tinder almost just hit the hottie jackpot. Or so everyone thought, until...
Kim Lachance Shandrow