Josh Scott

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The six skills that make entrepreneurs extraordinary

Five years ago, Amy Wilkinson was attending a birthday party in New York City when she looked around at the prominent guests and saw several well-known entrepreneurs. They included the founders of Google, eBay, and Gilt Groupe.<p>That got Wilkinson, a fellow in the White House Trade Office at the …

Entrepreneurship

12 Technologies Which Could Save The World

It's easy to get downhearted about climate change. But amazing things are happening that could slow it down.

Solar Panels

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Business

Start-ups face an uphill battle--from financing, to hiring, to distinguishing themselves from the vast crowds of competitors fighting for market share and publicity. The potential rewards might be great, but there's a lot to navigate between here and there.<p>In the process, they commit many mistakes. …

Startup Pitch Decks: Free Templates from VCs

Today, NextView Ventures is excited to release a pillar project in our Growth Guides series: pitch deck templates for raising seed capital. These …

20 Things All Entrepreneurs Should Know About Angel Investors

Angel investors invest in early stage or start-up companies in exchange for an equity ownership interest. Angel investing in start-ups has been accelerating. High-profile success stories like Uber, WhatsApp, and Facebook have spurred angel investors to make multiple bets with the hopes of getting …

Venture Capital

Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make Pitching VCs

There’s an old adage that when someone says it’s not about the money, <i>it’s about the money</i>. Venture capitalists live by this belief and pose a serious …

Venture Capital

4 Must Dos for Running a Startup From The Guy that Sold 2 Startups in a Year

Of the hundreds of thousands of digital startups that will be founded this year, the vast majority of them will fail. According to <b>CrunchBase</b>, the two …

Startups

What Interviewing 47 Entrepreneurs Taught Me About Success

According to StartUp Britain, 581,173 new businesses set up in the UK in 2014. In fact 2,835 new businesses started on the day I wrote this article …

How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Social Network

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You’re taking the dive into a new social network, or you’re itching to grow your existing profile. You’ve got a social media strategy in place and a plan in mind. You’re raring to go.<p>What would be one of the most encouraging signs when you’re first …

5 Ways to Keep Your Startup Spirit Long After Your Launch | Inc.com

If you're an established company that's been around for a while you may wistfully yearn for the exciting days of being a nimble startup with an innovate-or-die mentality.<p>You can get that agility and hunger back. Just ask 20-year-old telecom company Dialogic. After years of declining revenues the …

Business Strategy

56 Time Saving Social Media Ideas for the Time-Strapped Business Owner

(#WorkloadWednesday) I’m a “list” person. I make lists for almost everything I do. My lists run the gamut from; To Do, To Call, Grocery, Chores, Need …

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Fortune.com

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Severed Mannequin Legs In Stilettos: The Surreal Fashion Photography Of Guy Bourdin

London’s Somerset House presents the biggest ever exhibition of Guy Bourdin’s provocative, game-changing fashion photography.<p>Severed mannequin legs in stilettos strut down boardwalks and past bus stops. Another disembodied pair tiptoes through a peaceful green pasture. Three more legs, in neon …

Office space: What does the ideal workplace look like?

<b>Cubicles are isolating and soul-sucking. Open offices are noisy and distracting. Alex Bozikovic reports on a trend that both extroverts and introverts can get behind</b><p>(Jasper Sanidad)<p>Robert Probst never meant to invent the cubicle. It was the 1960s and a growing class of North Americans were being …

Hundreds of Interactive Butterflies Change Colors and Patterns by Smartphone

For the Amsterdam Light Festival, which goes on from now through January 2015, Italian design studio Aether & Hemera has created <i>On the Wings of Freedom</i>, a radiant cloud of hundreds of butterflies that hover above the ground. The dazzling installation can be found along the walking route of the …

Amsterdam

Artist Laser Cuts Portrait Photographs to Form Surreal Sculptures

Artist Justine Khamara physically dissects portrait photographs taken herself and reconstitutes them into sometimes-unrecognizable surreal sculptures. Once printed, the Melbourne-based artist slices, arranges, and tangles them into abstract structures. Completely digitally unaltered, the photos are …

Art