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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
Bitcoin Owners: There's Now a Bitcoin-to-Cash ATM Card
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Owners: There's Now a Bitcoin-to-Cash ATM Card

One startup has launched a game-changing service that swaps bitcoins for dollars and puts them on a prepaid debit card that works in regular ATM machines.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Must-Watch San Francisco Tech Startups in 2014
Startups

5 Must-Watch San Francisco Tech Startups in 2014

From mobile financial planning to a new way to share a ride, these are the hot companies coming from the Bay Area.
Drew Hendricks
Stop, Drop and Apologize: Nest Halts Sales of Smoke Alarm Over Serious Flaw
Technology

Stop, Drop and Apologize: Nest Halts Sales of Smoke Alarm Over Serious Flaw

The Google-owned startup has halted sales of its hand-gestured smoke alarm because -- oops -- it might not go off during a real fire.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
'Visible and Engaged': Women on Breaking Into the Tech Industry
Women Entrepreneurs

'Visible and Engaged': Women on Breaking Into the Tech Industry

There is still a staggering low number of female founders in the tech industry. Here is some advice on how ladies can get started.
Rebekah Epstein
4 Steps to Ace an Early-Adopter Culture
Innovation

4 Steps to Ace an Early-Adopter Culture

Encourage your staff to be tech-forward. Give them the time and tools to experiment
Kelli Richards