Kerry Harwell

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You'll Scare Away Potential Investors If You Do These 5 Things

What are the red flags that scare away potential investors? Avoid these 5 fundraising don'ts to position your company for growth and success.<p>There's a lot of information out there about what not to do when raising money for your startup. I've stressed before the importance of researching investors …

Venture Capital

A 29-year-old startup founder who built an ecommerce empire shares her advice for entrepreneurs

The recent inductee to Forbes 30 under 30 list for retail and ecommerce told Business Insider that she started her own business in middle school selling jean skirts.<p>"This was back when jean skirts were a big thing," Box said."I figured out how to stress denim using old jeans, bleach, and …

10 Ultimate Success Tips For Business Startups - OLBlog

<b>How to Succeed as a Startup?</b> Being a successful entrepreneur doesn’t just happen to someone. The most <b>successful entrepreneurs</b> have faced the same …

The One Muscle You Need To Develop As An Entrepreneur

It's the secret business strength behind the success of many entrepreneurs<p>I realized entrepreneurship has developed my courage in an unexpected way.<p>While a group of friends screamed their way through a haunted house on Halloween, I was fearlessly making my way through. In fact, a few times I scared …

Swimming Pools

Study: For 78% Of Startups, Networking Is Vital To Entrepreneurial Success

If you’ve ever worried that you were wasting too much time at cocktails and attending events like the Web Summit, you can now put your mind at ease.<p>A new research, “Informal Innovation: Entrepreneurship and Informal Communities“, released today by the Economist Intelligence Unit, confirms what …

Entrepreneurship

Instagram's CEO Talks Virtual Reality, Working With Zuckerberg & More on Studio 1.0

These guys built a $273 million startup from discarded computers and an almost secret source of seed money

Founded in 2010 by CEO Mohit Lad and CTO Ricardo Oliveira from their grad school work at UCLA, ThousandEyes helps ensure that when bits of the internet go down, companies can avoid being taken down too — even if the problem is on the internet and out of their control.<p>"We worked together at UCLA …

Until Congress Acts, Don't Invest in Startups to Make Money

Investing in startups used to be an option only for accredited investors, or people with a net worth of at least $1 million or income of $200,000 a …

Silicon Valley's rebel investor talks profits, Trump, and how big investors have 'sobered up'

Venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya is an outspoken voice in Silicon Valley.<p>The investor, who was born in Sri Lanka, started his career at AOL, then went to Facebook to lead user growth, increasing the site's number of users from 50 million to 700 million in just four years and becoming a …

Why Ford's CEO invested $182 million in the $2.8 billion startup that teaches how to be more like Google

It's in good company: Titans of industry like Microsoft, GE, and EMC, the tech company soon to be subsumed by Dell in its own mega-deal, all own sizable stakes in Pivotal, too.<p>Ford is also a Pivotal customer, announcing back in December 2015 that the two had teamed up to build the software that …

Richard Branson, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel and Other Successful Entrepreneurs' Favorite Interview Questions

The unusual questions these bosses ask to find out what they need to know about prospective employees.<p>Savvy executives know that interview questions like, "What's your biggest strength?" and, "What's your biggest weakness?" aren't as telling as they seem.<p>That's why they steer clear of these cliché …

Employment

Starting Up? You Ignore These Practices, You'll Be Done in a Year

Three simple management habits predict success. Do yourself a favor: Start them now!<p>Its an exciting time to be involved in startups, especially with so much practical advice easily at hand. People are eager to share their knowledge on new product development, venture capital funding and the startup …

Online Life

The best free office software 2018

Everyone needs reliable office software, and some of the very best suites are completely free – whatever operating system you use.<p>New Windows 10 PCs …

Software

The best free software for small businesses

Introduction<p>Setting up a small business is hard enough without the extortionate costs associated with modern software licenses. Set up a number of …

Project Management

Copycat Your Competitors to Take the Market

When Amplitude raised its Series A in August 2015, it announced a pricing change with the raise: Amplitude would be free for customers tracking fewer …

A Roadmap To Building A Delightful Onboarding Experience For Mobile App Users

But once the user logs into the app, they’re often left alone. They start drowning instead of swimming towards their goal.<p>For users to give your app …

How I Started My Own Company Using My Instagram Account

Angelica Nwandu merged her celebrity obsession and love of writing to create The Shade Room.<p><i>When she came up with the idea for The Shade Room</i> <i>(TSR) in 2014, a news site that follows trending stories and the actions of celebrities in real time, Angelica Nwandu was broke, unemployed, and had no</i> …

How Tech is Moving from Silicon valley to Africa

With venture capital flowing in and home-grown businesses building up, Africa is in the midst of a tech boom that’s luring entrepreneurs away from …

Facebook's Growth Potential May Be Bigger Than We Thought

Image source: www.facebookbrand.com.<p><b>Facebook</b>'s transition to mobile advertising is fueling the company's explosive top-line growth.Quarterly ad revenue was most recently up 57% over last year, and mobile ads now generate 82% of the total haul.<p>But if recent statistics from renowned venture capital …