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Startup Founders to Watch in 2014 | Inc.com

DC’s NextGen Angels Hiring Executive Director, Closes Out 2013 with 7 Investments

At the end of 2012, NextGen Angels was still mostly a vision: a vision to create the most entrepreneur-friendly angel group in the world and support …

How to Recruit a Good Developer When You Don't Code

As a startup founder, hiring your first developer will be one of most crucial decisions you ever make. And if you can't tell the difference between …

Washington Does Something Good for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Is Washington, D.C. finally getting out of its own way?<p>It’s too soon to declare the nation’s capital fully functional, of course. But the budget deal reached Tuesday promises what no agreement since 2011 has even hinted at: a potential budget that could make it through both houses of Congress …

Entrepreneurship

10 Tips for Bootstrapping Your Marketing | Inc.com

<b>You're no marketing guru.</b> That's OK. It doesn't mean your brand's public image has to slump when there's no budget for advertising, public relations, or marketing. At start-ups, founders often wear many hats, and that of PR rep, marketing specialist and social media manager are likely going to be a …

Seven San Diego Startups Selected for 2014 Plug and Play StartupCamp

Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research …

A Fascinating Framework for Time Management

Yes, you can have a weekend.<p>We all know the kind of sacrifice it takes to start and lead a company. From long hours and late nights to early mornings and missed meals, your company is your everything.<p>That principle, though, runs up against what we know to be true about something else: the value of …

Time Management

Ten Online Tools to Boost Your Marketing Strategy

When we first launched our company, we were tracking everything in Excel. We were making hundreds of calls every day, sending emails out by the …

14 Kickstarter Projects We're Excited for in 2014

After the holiday leftovers have disguised themselves in countless sandwich renditions, it'll be time to put 2013 behind us and look to a new …

Microsoft Expands Global Startup Accelerator Program In The UK

Microsoft has announced the names of 12 early stage start-ups it is backing through its recently launched London-based accelerator programme next year.<p>Microsoft is launching similar accelerators in ten cities worldwide, including Bangalore, Beijing, Paris, Seattle and Tel-Aviv.<p>The 12-week Microsoft …