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Hiring Employees for Your Startup? Here Are 5 Questions You Must Ask

Building a startup team is different from building a corporate team, so make sure you ask every prospective employee these questions.<p>Just as leading a startup is very different from leading a major corporation, working for a startup is different from working for an established company. Certain …

How To Invest In Startups

Investing in startups can be a great way to add alternative assets to your investment portfolio, and make money in the process. If you’ve ever …

Lean Startup Is Dead -- Long Live Lean Startup

In a previous post, I wrote about how large companies are poised to be the greatest beneficiaries of the lean startup movement. We are entering an era of technology that is well suited to the resources that large companies have (i.e. The Third Wave). This next wave of technology will involve …

Product Management

How I Successfully Run Two Startups

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

A new visa that will allow UK tech startups to hire entire teams from Silicon Valley has been hailed as 'revolutionary'

The team application is one of four changes being made to the criticised Tier 1 Exceptional Talent visa, which is overseen by government quango Tech City UK.<p>Migreat, which offers free visa and immigration help, believes the "team application" element that is being introduced to the Tier 1 …

Learn today's key programming languages to kick-start your coding career

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock Today's increasingly tech savvy job market is a wealth of opportunity for those who know key programming languages, like …

10 Reasons for Startups to Be Wary of Outsourcing

These days, it is almost impossible to find a small business where everything is done at the home location, by full-time employees. We are in the age of outsourcing, by any of many popular names, including subcontracting, freelancing, and virtual assistants. These approaches allow your startup to …

Five Stupid Rules That Drive Great Employees Away

It is hard to unlearn the messages that we have heard repeated since we were children. One of them is “Business is a stiff and formal place. To be human and spontaneous is fun, but it isn’t professional!”<p>Some organizations understand the connection between passion and performance, but a lot of them …

The Workplace

Talent Search: Upwork Can Help With Your Startup's Staffing Needs

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>If you thought setting up a company was hard work, wait till you try to find people to work for it after you’ve gotten it off the ground. While convincing people to work at a startup has never been an easy …

Startups On a Shoestring: 5 Successful Tech Companies That Were Started For Under $10,000

There’s good news if you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a future technology entrepreneur. You don’t need venture capital (VC) or even a wad of cash squirreled away under your mattress to fund the next big thing. In fact, a recent Kauffman Foundation study found that less than one percent of U.S. …

Startups

This startup is looking to revolutionize lithium ion batteries

All eyes have been on Tesla’s planned massive battery factory, under construction just outside of Reno. But on the other side of the country, in …

Facebook

Two years ago the number of coworking spaces in Cairo could be counted on one hand, but as their numbers have multiplied they’re now beginning to …

Big Data Startups News: Funding, Acquisitions And IPOs Q1 2015

The first quarter of 2015 was the most-funded quarter since 2000: $13.4 billion in 1,020 deals, a 26 percent increase over the first quarter of 2014, according to a MoneyTree Report.<p>Here are the funding and exits highlights of the first quarter of 2015 in the big data space.<p><i>Funding</i><p>Dataminr, a data …

Venture Capital

100 Incredible Resources For Tech Entrepreneurs And Startups

Note: Please support the creator of this article by viewing it on DailyTekk.com (where I originally published it)!<p>Dude. Startups are hard. But they …

Startups

5 Emerging Tech Hubs From Around the World

Silicon Valley isn’t the only place for tech startups to launch and thrive. Successful startups are growing from every major region of the world. …

Five start-ups innovating for John Lewis, Diageo and Camelot

Diageo, Camelot, Puma are among the brands partnering with Collider, an accelerator that focuses on growing start-ups before matchmaking them with …

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China’s young leave state ranks to chase riches at tech startups

For decades, the most coveted jobs in China have been in government, with their steady income, job security and power. Now people like Nymar Li are changing that perception by leaving the state to seek their fortunes at startups.<p>Li became the pride of his family when he landed a job in the customs …

Free rent: 7 World Trade Center opens doors to startups

While most young entrepreneurs hole up in co-working spaces, a few lucky ones are running their firms out of 7 World Trade Center -- for free.<p>It's just one of the perks for startups working with SilverTech Ventures, a four-month-old firm that collaborates with Silverstein Properties, the major …

Top 6 Mistakes Made by Startups

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Cash pours into start-ups, but investors are turning cautious

Vadim Tarasov is getting pickier.<p>The managing director of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Altpoint Ventures, Tasarov has begun rejecting start-up deals he would have jumped on earlier. Prices are just too high.<p>"Everything has stepped up," he said. "You need to pick your battles much more …

Pentagon's new Unit X hopes to partner with Silicon Valley tech leaders, startups - Silicon Valley Business Journal

By Gina Hall <br>– Contributor<p>Apr 24, 2015, 9:48am PDT<b><br>Updated</b> Apr 24, 2015, 11:57am PDT<p>Can Silicon Valley and the U.S government get along? Secretary of …

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The 4 Tampa Bay startups deemed most likely to land investors at a Florida Venture Forum conference - Tampa Bay Business Journal

By Wade Tyler Millward <br>– Reporter, Tampa Bay Business Journal<p>Apr 28, 2015, 2:06pm EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Apr 28, 2015, 3:10pm EDT<p>A Florida Venture Forum …

Early Facebook Execs raise $65 million for Slow Ventures to invest in lots of startups

Business Insider<p>In 2011, Facebook's first sales executive Kevin Colleran, co-creator of Facebook's Platform Dave Morin, and Facebook's former …

iDEA Nigeria opens applications for startups, calls for mentors

<b>Nigerian government-backed non-profit Lagos incubator iDEA has opened applications for early-stage or growth startups looking to take part in its</b> …

Pixc and Transfercar among the 28 startups selected for the latest 500Startups intake

500 Startups has announced the 28 startups chosen to take part in the 13th intake of its accelerator program, with Australian startup <b>Pixc</b> and New …

The wellbeing start-ups on our radar

Thinking of launching your own health business? Take a leaf out of the books of these clever companies, who spotted a gap in the wellbeing world and …

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