AntonSokolov/Shutterstock.com Quite often entrepreneurs struggle to find their business niche, not because they don't know what they are passionate about but because they are often passionate about a of
According to researchers, not only are there now fewer startups being created in the US, but the slowing rate of entrepreneurship is hurting the economy. "Historically, the U.S. has exhibited a high pace
Every month hundreds of startups in the United States apply to accelerator and incubator programs. Their hope is that acceptance will grant them access to the wise mentorship, industry connections and
A top NYC VC firm, First Round Capital, decided to poll more than 500 founders what it's like and, in an industry first, release data on the state of the startup industry, which they've let us republish
Chasing investors instead of customers is the most common way startups destroy themselves. It is a perfectly avoidable path to destruction. Over 600,000 companies go out of business every year in the alone.
If you're just starting your startup, you don't need a ton of money to do it. That's the advice Y Combinator president Sam Altman gave today in a mini-tweetstorm. Today, founders don't get excited if can
The tech startup space has been red hot in Canada and the United States of late, but is it getting too hot? Several key players in the startup world think so – and predict there could soon be a shakeout.
Even at a company with unlimited vacation, it's hard to compete with the daily joy of having a seltzer machine in the office kitchen. After one was installed four months ago at the Waltham, Mass., office
As a startup founder, is it possible to launch a technology business without building technology first? The overwhelming majority of companies launch an app or web experience that misses the mark upon
BERLIN -- It’s something we’ve all known to be true, but today we have some hard numbers to prove it. Here at the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network Summit, tech giant Dell has announced the results of
In the United States, for the first time since 1933, you do not have to earn more then $200k annually or be a millionaire to invest in startups. As long as the startup raises less than fifty million dollars
Editor’s note: Rob Go is a co-founder and partner at seed-stage VC NextView Ventures and writes on the firm’s blog, the View from Seed. During conversations with VCs, entrepreneurs will often encounter
I've written before about the greatest compliment anyone can pay an entrepreneur. But what about the biggest insults that people are likely to throw your way (usually because they just don't get it)? a
Making a key decision in a startup can feel similar to deciding whether to run the ball from the one-yard line in the dying seconds of the Superbowl. Get it right, and it's high fives and downtown parades.