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7 Entrepreneurs Reflect on the Ups and Downs of Year One

Talking Shop<p>Seven Businesses Reflect on Year One<p>Maine Root<p>Portland, ME<p>34 Employees<p>Founded in 2001<p>Serengetee<p>Upland, Ca<p>25 Employees + 2,500 Campus …

5 Reasons Startups Fail

• 3.1Kshares<p>Reason 1: Market Problems<p>A major reason why companies fail, is that they run into the problem of their being little or no market for the …

The Myth of the Non-Technical Startup Employee

As the first non-technical hire at a startup, you wear many hats.<p>You answer support tickets, write newsletters, even order lunch: whatever needs to …

Management

The Problem: A Startup's Most Important Asset

A couple of weeks ago, Baltimore visionary Dave Troy lamented on the shallowness of startups that form when there’s an increased availability of investment capital.<p>He wrote:<p>“Consumer-facing, peer-to-peer commerce start-ups are hot, but how many tie-sharing services does the country really need? …

5 Growth Financing Options for Social Enterprises

<b>By Don Shaffer</b><p>Social entrepreneurs seeking growth funding often get caught up in the culture of venture capital: They position their enterprise as a …

A New Approach to Funding Social Enterprises

The financial crisis of 2008 deeply damaged the credibility of financial innovation in the general public’s mind. As the collapse of markets dried up credit across the system, the notion that securities such as collateralized debt obligations and credit default swaps are enablers of growth suddenly …

In Search of the Hybrid Ideal (SSIR)

Recent news coverage of Hot Bread Kitchen reads as if it were written about two different organizations. The New York City bakery is widely acclaimed …

Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation: Are They Potentially in Conflict?

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Shares 0<p>The phrase “No matter who you are, most of the smartest people work for someone else,” is known in the high-tech industry …

Unlikely Takeover: A Third Way to Scale Social Enterprise

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Shares 0<p><i>Editors’ Note: This article was originally published on</i> NPQ<i>’s website, on May 1, 2013.</i><p>When we attempt to scale social …

The Growth of the Global Mobile Internet Economy

<b>Report</b><br>Tuesday, February 10, 2015<br>Has a small device ever had a bigger impact?Around the world, the smartphone, along with its cousin, the tablet, and …

Internet of Things

Mobile Economy Worth Almost $10 Trillion

All I can say is, holy cow. That’s the inescapable conclusion after seeing a new report by the Boston Consulting Group, which estimates that mobile …

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UI Design

“Using your UX super powers for good or evil” – Mandel’s IUE2014 conference presentation

June 11, 2014<br>US Airways Corporate Headquarters, Tempe, AZ<b>Conference website</b><br>For many years, I’ve written about and presented on the “Golden Rules” of …

Adapting to Change: UX Research in an Ever-Changing Business Environment User Experience Magazine

If you’ve worked in the professional world for any amount of time, you’ve likely learned that change is the only certain thing in business—from …

Ask Less, Get More: The Behavioral Science of Limiting User Behavior User Experience Magazine

Let’s pretend for a moment that you are a UX designer at a technology company building a brand new product. Things are going great; you’ve designed …

Trust, reputation and regulation: Can the new sharing economy find a way to scale?

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Sam72<p>Examples of what some like to call the “sharing economy” or peer-to-peer economy are all around …

Law And More

<i>" ... Canadian document review attorney, Shireen Sondhi filed suit against corporate behemoth Deloitte, which acquired ATD Legal Services in 2014,</i> …

Workers on tap

IN THE early 20th century Henry Ford combined moving assembly lines with mass labour to make building cars much cheaper and quicker—thus turning the …

Investors Must Confront The On-Demand Economy’s Legal Problem, Part 2

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Vinay Jain is the chief legal officer at Shake, a mobile platform to sign, send and access legal agreements.</i><p>In Part 1 of this two-part series, we described how many on-demand economy (ODE) companies like Uber, Handy and Postmates would expose themselves to major legal liabilities if …

Investors Must Confront The On-Demand Economy’s Legal Problem, Part 1

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Vinay Jain is the chief legal officer at Shake, a mobile platform to sign, send and access legal agreements.</i><p>Chances are, no venture capital pitch deck you’ve ever seen had a slide entitled “Worker Classification.” And yet, many companies in the “sharing economy” or “on–demand economy” …