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3 Startup Partnerships You Need to Know About | Inc.com

We live in a day and age when building something from nothing is increasingly possible and easier than ever. In fact, 400,000 new businesses are born each year in the U.S., according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. But, while so many new businesses are being born, that same data shows that …

Nvidia's tiny new computer could enable self-flying drones

Nvidia has unveiled the Jetson TX1, a credit-card sized computer with machine learning capabilities that could help hardware developers add complex features to their projects.<p>The company says its latest system-on-chip module could enable some exciting technologies: “drones that don’t just fly by …

Why Do Some Startups Succeed While Others Fail? [INFOGRAPHIC]

This infographic from the Startup Genome Project 2.0 is based on a comprehensive 2015 report on startup structure, ecosystems, and disruptive …

5 Tools for Digital Marketing

For a business to succeed in today’s world, it is important to have a strong digital footprint within the Internet. Therefore, when a business is …

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Venturra Capital Is A Big-Hitting $150M Fund For Startups In Southeast Asia

In a further sign of the increasing maturity of Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem, a new fund has arrived to offer yet more financing options for emerging tech companies. Venturra Capital is a big-hitting $150 million fund announced this week that is focused on the region, where mobile internet …

What six top accelerators want to hear from startups

It’s a rare opportunity for a startup to pitch in front of one accelerator, let alone six on the same day. Recently, representatives from 500 …

Imoji for iPhone Turns Your Selfies into Awesome Stickers

If you’re the type of person who saves memes and reaction GIFs to your iPhone camera roll, the new Imoji app for iPhone is for you. The app lets you crop photos and turn them into stickers to send your friends over iMessage.<p>Imoji has a simple design to it, but it’s confusing at first. To get that …

Easy Location-Sharing App Jink Is Kind To Your Smartphone’s Battery

Jink is an iOS and Android app with one goal: to answer the question “where the heck are you?”<p>The location sharing app, developed by Taipei and San Francisco-based Greenhouse Apps, is the latest entrant in a very busy space and is up against some formidable competition, including Glympse (which …

How to Predict Your Future Happiness | Inc.com

So many people focus solely on the here and now. In fact, they get so caught up in the moment, they forget that the future lies ahead. They may think a little about the future, hoping that the right deal, promotion, or opportunity might come along. But often it's a fleeting thought or …

How to Take Risks Like a Pro | Inc.com

There are22.9 Million small businesses in the United States, each with an entrepreneur behind it. These innovative minds are whatour country was founded on and part of what makes America great. Passionate entrepreneurs can make it big, regardless of theirbackground, education, oradownturned …

How To Launch Your Startup in 30 Days | Inc.com

I was sweating, borderline panicked by the realization that we needed to ship our product to paying customers in a matter of days. Yet we were miles away from having product ready for shipment. For the zillionth time, I wondered how Casey and I had ever thought it would be fun to launch a new …

10 Reasons Why Now Is the Best Time to Start Your Business | Inc.com

You've considered running a business but keep wondering whether conditions are right to support your winning idea. Or perhaps you have been dabbling with something on the side and can't yet convince yourself that it's the right time to take the leap from safety.<p>There's always risk in starting a …

9 Must-Ask Questions Before You Start that New Venture | Inc.com

Most mobile app businesses aren't sustainable, says TechCrunch, quoting a new study. According to the large-scale survey, most revenue garnered by these small software applications accrues to the top 1.6 percent of developers.<p>Half of all iOS developers and 64 percent of Android developers make less …

Want People to Support Your Ideas? Conquer Their Fears | Inc.com

One of the biggest challenges of innovation and leading change is presenting ideas in a way that overcomes people's anxieties and resistance to change.<p>As I've argued before, a good idea is not enough. If you want support for a new change, innovation, product, process, or strategy, you need to …

Is Your Environment Hurting Your Chances for Success? | Inc.com

There is no doubt that environment influences how you think, believe, and live. In the field of psychology, there is an ongoing battle between the power of nature versus nurture, both regarded as powerful influencers on our confidence and ability to succeed. But how do these factors shape you as an …

Microsoft Office, Now On iOS, Highlights A Powerful Lesson For Incumbents

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah works on product for Swell, is a</i> TechCrunch <i>columnist, and an investor at Haystack. He blogs at Haywire, and you can follow him on Twitter at @semil.</i><p>Finally, Microsoft’s flagship Office suite (Excel, PPT, Word) is available on one of its key rival’s mobile operating systems: …

Top 32 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Live By

The nature of being an entrepreneur means that you fully embrace ambiguity and are comfortable with being challenged regularly. Especially when having to go out for startup fundraising. Choosing this career path is completely irrational because the odds of succeeding are dismal, but most succeed …