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What I Wish I'd Known About Running a Startup

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I knew building a startup would be hard. I knew it would be slow. I knew we had to do lots of customer development and build something people want.<p>But there were things I didn’t know.<p>A lot of the work is actually email<p>Someone asked me recently what a …

The 25 Most Successful Stanford Business School Graduates

Today it's the most selective school in the U.S., with a 6.8% acceptance rate in 2013.<p>Its elite academic programs have produced some of the most prominent and innovative figures in their respective industries. Here's a look at 25 of the most successful.

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

The 5 Most Important LinkedIn Features You Aren't Using Correctly

When LinkedIn debuted in 2003, it was merely an online resume and an entree to e-networking. Since then, LinkedIn has continuously enhanced its offerings – transforming into a complete career management resource. Our mindset about how to use LinkedIn, however, has not evolved as quickly as the …

Here's Why Alibaba Is Becoming A Huge Threat To Amazon And eBay

Alibaba is expected to IPO in September and a new financial report from the company reveals that the Chinese e-commerce giant continues to grow at a blistering pace. The company's growth pattern, and its recent entrance into the U.S. market, makes Alibaba a serious threat to e-commerce giants like …

Design a Mobile Career Site That Candidates Will Love

<i>This post originally appeared on the LinkedIn Talent blog.</i><p>It’s hard to imagine that iPhone and Android devices are less than a decade old. In a few short years, smartphones have transformed how digital audiences communicate, stay productive and access information — but mobile recruiting experiences …

Startup Founders in Southeast Asia, it's Time to Step Up

Dropifi is looking to streamline customer feedback. The Ghanian startup built a widget to replace contact forms and provide businesses with the kind of customer insights most consumers fail to fill out on websites.<p>The company was founded in 2011. Less than two years later, it became the first …

Google dominates top 10 apps, says ComScore

LOS ANGELES — There are over 2 million apps available in the Apple and Google app stores, but 10 get used more often than any others.<p>A new study from ComScore ranks them, and points out that while the favorites are heavily used, most folks rarely bother to add new apps to their phones, even though …

The 4 biggest mistakes investors are making - The Buzz - Investment and Stock Market News

Investors tend to put money into what's worked in the past. That's not a great strategy for the future.<p>Everyone wants to know when the stock market is going to tank -- and how high it's going to go just before it does. It would make getting rich a lot easier.<p>Even Wall Street experts don't know …