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Zilingo lands $8M for its marketplace for fashion sellers in Southeast Asia

Zilingo may not be a name known to many prior to today, but the under-the-radar e-commerce company has closed an impressive $8 million Series A round to scale its fashion-focused operations in Southeast Asia.<p>The round was led by Sequoia India, Indonesia-based Venturra Capital and Susquehanna …

Startups

How to Start Your Own Tech Startup from Home

> How to Start Your Own Tech Startup from Home<p>Views25187<p>If you’re reading this you’ve probably asked yourself this exact question more than once. …

If You Think You're Too Broke to Start a Business, Think Again

Get someone to pay you for something, and you have a business. Repeat that process and make it scalable with sales and marketing and you have a successful business.<p><i>What can I do if I can't afford to start a startup? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling</i> …

10 Rules for a great startup idea

Share91<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+114<p>Shares 336<p><i>Get our latest app for startup stories, news, ideas, research and analysis.</i> <i>Install Now »</i><p>Even though it’s trendy in …

Entrepreneurship

How to Start a Business With Little to No Money

Starting a business is the aspiration of every entrepreneur who’s ever lived, as well as every person who’s ever been stuck in a nine-to-five job and …

Small Business

Card: HTML CSS Credit Card Visual Form

A beautifully crafted credit card form that shows in a visual way the information of your credit card. It will take the form of any credit card …

How To Build A Startup Around Content

There are many ways to build a business but there isn’t one sure-fire way. Joe Pulizzi, the founder of Content Marketing Institute, which provides education and training around content marketing, believes one of the least risky ways is content marketing. He’s launched a new platform on the Content …

Marketing

Learning to Wireframe: 10 Best Practices

At the wireframing phase of the design process, our ideas are young and unpolished. Wireframes, whether created on scraps of paper, a whiteboard, or …

Wireframing

How To Screen VCs For Your Start-Up

<i>George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a growth consulting, advisory and executive staffing firm based in Chicago.</i> <i></i><p>I have extensively written on what venture capitalists are looking for in startups (see my definitive checklist for startup success), to increase your …

Venture Capital

The 10 Best Parallax Design Tutorials Ever

Parallax scrolling is nothing new to web design. If anything, this effect must be used more often to create stunning and attractive pages on your …

The Best Industries for Starting a Business in 2015

The old adage that timing is everything in business is incomplete. When it comes to launching a successful startup, the other crucial ingredient is identifying a new, untapped market opportunity. Breaking into any industry is hard, but certain sectors are particularly ripe for new entrants.<p><i>Inc.</i>'s …

Peter Thiel

This Drone Ambulance Is Totally Wild, And Totally Inevitable

Want to get an ambulance through urban environments faster? Give it propellers and space for one passenger.<p>In emergencies, seconds count. An estimated 1,000 “saveable” lives are lost a year because of slow emergency response in the nation’s biggest cities. But in traffic-jammed urban environments, …

9 Graphic Design Trends for 2015 - #infographic

To start the year right for people in the design and print industry, Cardprinting, a plastic card printing company in Monsey, New York, has come out …

Prototyping iOS And Android Apps With Sketch (With A Freebie!)

Why Prototype?<p>When it comes to showing an app’s design to a team, a client or a stakeholder, I’ve found that an ugly-but-functional prototype beats …

15 Web Design Trends You can Expect to see in 2015

Website development is usually a lively and varied sector that is transforming and increasing speeds. The website design will be, even so, not a …

DARPA Wants Drones To Hunt In Packs

Making fewer amounts of humans responsible for greater amounts of drones<p>Drones work best operating in packs. Last year, a study by the RAND corporation showed that when two or more drones are tracking the same target, they are much more successful at staying on its trail. Right now, however, flying …

25 Free Responsive HTML5 Templates for 2014

If you are a web developer/designer, your profession requires creativity, expertise and experience sometimes you get irritated with repeating work …

How to Find the Next Big Startup Idea | Inc.com

This is a really great period for starting your business. The startup ecosystem is bubbling with innovation, and even customers are more receptive to adopting newer technologies and products.<p>If you've already started a business, bless you. You're on the path to entrepreneurial success. And for …

Startups

Man Slips A Disc In His Back, Now Has 100 Orgasms/Day

This is a video documenting the sad story of Dale Decker, a man who slipped a disc in his back in 2012 and now has 100 involuntary, and often …

If It’s Heat Your Phone Seeks, Try a Thermal Camera

The Seek thermal camera plugs into iPhones or Androids, bringing once-pricey technology to regular people.<p>The smartphone camera has come a long way from the days when blurry phone photos would only suffice if a dedicated camera wasn’t available.<p>Its small build boasts features like optical image …

The US government doesn’t want online courses to be open to Iran, Sudan, and Cuba

The founder of free online learning platform edX, set up by Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has spoken out against the US State department’s decision to block people in Iran, Cuba and Sudan from accessing a new advanced course on aircraft design.<p>“I believe that all our …

Online Education

Why Nest will be bigger for Google than Android

Nest is a company that makes smart smoke detectors and smart thermostats. That’s neat, but that gadget business alone is not worth $3.2 billion, the price Google just paid for Nest. There are a bunch of reasons Google was willing to give Nest’s investors a 20x return on their investment, including …

Internet of Things

10 Web Design Trends You Can Expect to See in 2014

December is always a great time to look back on the year that was and the new year that is soon to come. There are many exciting things that 2014 has in store for us who live, work, and produce the World Wide Web we love and cherish.<p>Last year, we looked at the 10 Web design trends for 2013. Many of …