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41 Flips | 6 Magazines | 2 Followers | @MichaelGold6dtt | SwitchPitch is a role-reversal event where established companies pitch funded innovation projects to qualified startups looking for great partners.

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Webinar: #Startups Partnering w/ Large Corporates w/ Michael Goldstein of #SwitchPitch via Dreamit Ventures http://ow.ly/E1pQ304NlSr cc: Seth Berk …

Stuck in the Middle: Why Innovation Dies and What to Do About It

Why do innovation efforts stall and innovative ideas die out? A 2014 survey by the Center for Creative Leadership sheds light on the striking gap …

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How #Startups can Find Corporate Partners. @mgoldie of #SwitchPitch interviewed by Graham D Brown of Founder FM

5 reasons why you should base your startup in Vietnam in 2016

Dear entrepreneur comrades!<p>As we all know, it is getting easier and easier for us to start a business overseas as well as to locate your startup team …

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How to Train Your Brain for High Performance

Everybody sees the world through the lenses of three sets of beliefs. Making all three more effective increases your mental performance.<p>For the past two decades, my good friend and mentor Gerhard Gschwandtner (if you don't know who he is, you're not in sales) has been investigating the thought …

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The User Experience Delusion

I am a user experience designer.<p>But many people wouldn’t recognize me as one. I don’t often use Photoshop, Sketch, or any other graphics package. You …

Rochelle King: Your Biggest Rival is Your Best Asset

About this presentationIn our jobs, family life, and social circles, conflict is difficult to manage. In this 99U Talk, Spotify’s Global VP of Design …

A Guide to the 7 Stages of Entrepreneurship

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In Oklahoma City, Entrepreneurs Aim to Create the Next Cool Startup Scene

In America's heartland, the race is on to show that not all cutting-edge products have to come from Silicon Valley.<p>For U.S. cities looking to become the next big tech hub, it's not enough to just recruit eager entrepreneurs. Cities also have to attract the employees (coders, designers, salespeople) …

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SwitchPitch: Dealmaking in Business with an Unexpected Twist

Dozens of entrepreneurs turned out to downtown Atlanta’s SwitchPitch event, where large corporations pitched funded projects to qualified …

Startups

Four Ways We Think Atlanta Startups Are Making an Impact

The startup scene in Atlanta is rapidly expanding and making an impact within its community. We have noticed four ways Atlanta startups are creating …

Startups

7 Surprising Ways Atlanta Competes With Silicon Valley

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to deciding where to build and scale your startup, most cities look like an underdog next to Silicon Valley. But then there's Atlanta. I moved to this city 13 years ago, expecting I’d be here for my four-year …

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Getting Involved in the Atlanta Tech Scene

Atlanta’s tech scene fits right it with it’s counterparts in New York and San Francisco. Entrepreneurs from all over have settled in the city of …

Startups

The Year’s 10 Best Movies for Entrepreneurs

Chef (May 2014); Open Road FilmsJon Favreau (who also wrote and directed the film) stars as Carl Casper, a head chef who is fired after a video of …

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We’re At The Beginning Of A Venture Capital Revolution

Backers of startups worldwide are looking for the next “disruptive trend” that can overturn industries. Ironically, the venture capital industry has begun to resemble markets that investors themselves are looking to disrupt.<p>Speculation about the “next dot-com bubble” abounds weekly; …

Atlanta Ranks in Top 30 Tech Momentum Markets

• <b>Atlanta is above the 5.7% national rate with a 7.8% technology job growth rate</b> between 2012 and 2014. Placing No. 22 among the Top 30.<br>• Atlanta ranks …

Five things road trips can teach us about UX – Backchannel – Medium

According to AAA, last year 34.7 million Americans traveled 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for …

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50 People Share Their One-Sentence Inspirations for Becoming Entrepreneurs

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m obsessed with the back stories of how people started their companies. From 2011 to 2013 I read 197 books, dissecting the tech sector, which resulted in my first published book, <i>Hacking The Valley.</i><p>Recently, I created a …

Entrepreneurship

Here's the real reason billion-dollar startups are called unicorns

Dow Jones counts 77 of them in the U.S. alone and 106 worldwide, including Uber ($50 billion), Palantir ($20 billion), Snapchat ($16 billion) and SpaceX ($12 billion).<p>Whether or not the stunning growth of this group (increasing from 34 in 2013) constitutes a bubble is open for debate.<p>What isn't is …

The 10 most tourist-friendly cities in the US

However, chances are, most of us have been a tourist at some point in our lives, which is a good reason to treat them nicely.<p>Some cities are better at this concept than others.<p>The private jet charter company Stratos conducted a study where they looked at a collection of #tourist tweets on Twitter …

Atlanta Cracks The Top Ten | Force of Good

When David Cummings started Atlanta Tech Village his stated vision was to help make Atlanta a top ten tech startup city. We may be well on our …

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GA's Ranking Rundown | #1 Women-Owned Firms, Nerdiest City, Best State For Biz

Our friends over at Georgia.org have put together this comprehensive list of how our state is slaying the competition in small business, technology, …

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Five Reasons Why We Love Atlanta

Entrepreneurs are starting to flock to cities with a rising startup culture that rivals those of New York City and San Francisco. Atlanta has quickly …

Startups

Why the CEO of a billion-dollar startup says a career is like skiing a gnarly mogul run

When it comes to planning a career, Schott says young college graduates should think like skiers. Specifically, he says, they should think like skiers staring down the face of a steep mogul run.<p>"You can try to map out your line for 10 moguls, but after the first two moguls, you're usually off your …

CIOs create formal processes to get innovative tech from startups

Here's a look at how three CIOs connect with tech startups as a way to learn about new technologies and jump-start innovation in their …

This 13-year-old founder will probably be your boss soon

Soroush Ghodsi is 13-years-old. It shouldn’t matter. It doesn’t really matter. And yet…<p>I first encountered Soroush when I emailed him about an experimental anonymous Twitter bot called Whispererly, not realising that it was a side-project from such a young entrepreneur.<p>“75% of European digital …

Why Starting Up Is Harder Than Ever Before

The landscape of entrepreneur capital is changing--and so are the best ways to raise funds to support your business.<p>Money. It's a constant consideration for every entrepreneur no matter what stage they're in-bootstrapping, going for series A or B, finally turning a profit or exiting their business. …

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This Website Shows You How Your Favorite Startup Got Its Start

We use tools like Facebook, Uber, Spotify and Airbnb every day, but short of watching <i>The Social Network</i>, have you ever stopped to wonder where they came from? As the Internet of Things creeps into our lives more and more by the minute, it’s interesting to learn how today’s biggest tech brands got …