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10 great resources for women entrepreneurs

This year’s headlines are full of stories on technology’s “bro culture” and the gender imbalance in entrepreneurship and the tech world. For all the …

Apps That Could Help The Next Generation Of Entrepreneurs

Apps and other technologies will change the way young entrepreneurs create their businesses.<p>As the 21st century is well on its way, motivated individuals and freethinking employees are embracing the entrepreneurial spirit in ever-increasing numbers.<p>Mainstream consumers are open to new and …

Entrepreneurship

Here's the Tech Toolkit You Need to Maximize Results Before, During and After Launch

All the time and energy you invested will fall short if this isn't done right.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You and your long-suffering team have spent months, maybe years, locked away in your batcave developing your new product or service. You have consumed …

Customer Service

13 Red Flags That Will Get Your Pitch Rejected Every Time

Investors are people too. A positive first impression can quickly turn negative if you innocently seem to violate business basics while profiling your new venture.<p>After listening to hundreds of startup pitches, and reading even more business plans, most new venture investors develop their own …

Startups

The 10 Commandments of Obtaining Angel Funding

<i>This piece was originally published on AllBusiness.</i><p>To get angel investors to invest in your start-up, you have to make sure you understand their …

12 Venture Capitalists Share What Startups Should Do to Get Their Attention

Entrepreneurs seeking funding always wonder what they must do to impress a venture capitalist. In this article, a number of prominent venture …

6 Ways Women Can Network Without Leaving Their Desks

If you work at Airbnb, Ticketmaster, NBCUniversal, NASA, or even <i>Fortune</i>, you probably use Slack to communicate, collaborate, and share silly GIFs …

38 Startup Pitch Decks From Companies That Changed The World

To celebrate the launch of my book The Art of Startup Fundraising, I thought it would be interesting to put together a blog post with a good amount …

20 Slack Communities For Tech Entrepreneurs You Want To Be A Part Of

Slack, just a 2-year-old messaging platform, is raising $200 million at nearly a $4 billion valuation led by Thrive Capital, reports Business Insider. Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It’s real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.<p>While Slack is originally …

Startups

Y Combinator

Y Combinator created a new model for funding early stage startups.<p>Twice a year we invest a small amount of money ($120k) in a large number of …

Why We Don't Invite Groups to Interviews

A lot of groups who don't get invited to interviews would like to know why. This is a reasonable thing to want. If there's something wrong with your …

The 15 Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Do you want to make your commute or lunch hour more productive? Then you should give these podcasts a listen.<p>Podcasts have become a very useful tool for the busy entrepreneur. They're easy to create, are quick to digest (especially for those with longer commute times or who use public transport), …

Self-improvement

StartUp

The first season was a breakthrough, with host Alex Blumberg taking listeners inside a startup from conception to funding and many more challenges. That startup: his own, podcast network Gimlet Media. The second season, which ended this summer, switched to follow Dating Ring, a dating company …

Breakthroughs

7 podcasts you should listen to if you want to start a business

While you know that reading up on how to start a company, taking night classes, and meeting with entrepreneurs to ask them how they did it is helpful, you just don't have the time or energy.<p>That's where podcasts come into play.<p>On your way to and from work, at the gym, or whenever you have some …

Use These 24 Tools to Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World

Nearly a quarter, 23 percent, of Americans worked from home in 2014, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics survey. If you’re one of the …

A Female Venture Capitalist Shares Her Secrets For Getting Funded

Sonja Perkins is perfectly comfortable being the only woman in the room. But she loves having company.<p>Perkins, a veteran venture capitalist, made her …