Tx Zhuo

Tx Zhuo

Guest Writer
Managing partner at Karlin Ventures

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Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy Isn't a Niche. It's the Future of Market Capitalism.

How will future markets function when technology drives the marginal cost of goods and services nearly to zero?
Startup Basics

4 Things Startups Have to Get Right to Survive

Billion-dollar businesses are built one customer at a time.
Partnerships

4 Crucial Considerations Before Launching a Strategic Partnership

The first step to finding the right partner is figuring out specifically what you need the partnership to accomplish.
Gig Workers

How Much Support Do Employers Owe Contract Workers?

Gig workers are demanding pay that affords them the benefits full time workers take for granted.
Employee Recruitment

Study Uber's Hiring Practices to Build a Winning Team in the Sharing Economy

Hiring the right people for a company taking root in an entirely new economic sector might be the ultimate recruiting challenge.
Company Culture

Create an Office Fountain of Youth to Boost Productivity

Some office cultures make older employees feel younger than their years, with dramatic benefits for them and the company.
Sharing Economy

4 Fatal Sharing Economy Mistakes

Uber and Airbnb are exalted examples of sharing-economy success. Many more companies you've never heard of illustrate what not to do.
Company Culture

4 Ways to Establish a Strong Culture Without Sacrificing Startup Success

Your culture should help you strike a balance with financial concerns. But it shouldn't be dominant.
Sharing Economy

Are Sharing-Economy Workers Contractors or Employees?

Companies in the booming sharing economy depend on contractors who may legally qualify as full time employees. The distinction is crucial for both workers and their employers.
Developers

4 Strategies for Making Your Company Irresistible to the Best Developers

The people you need don't need the job you're offering, so you have to get them to really want it.
insurance tech

Investors Are Poised to Disrupt the Tech-Averse Insurance Industry

Fax machines remain a mainstay of the almost unfathomably large insurance market. The tech opportunities are immense.
Microsoft

4 Lessons Microsoft's Resurgence Can Teach Enterprise-Software Startups

Once complacent because of the dominance of its software, the company is moving forward in both cloud and mobile.
Small Business Heroes

5 Enterprise Marketing Secrets From Ahead-of-the-Curve Companies Like Hubspot

Customer evangelism, helpful content and alignment of sales and marketing are just some of their ingredients for success.
Sharing Economy

6 Ways to Write Your Own Success Story in the Booming Sharing Economy

The growth of the sharing economy shows no signs of slacking, largely because entrepreneurs continue to innovate.
Sharing Economy

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Niche Marketplaces

Thank Airbnb, Trulia and other niche players for the potential partnerships -- and more -- that they offer entrepreneurs.