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Startup Combats MS With Home (State) Tees

<b>Social Business of the Day: A Look at Entrepreneurs With Heart</b><p><b>Business:</b> The Home T, @TheHomeT<p><b>Who:</b> Ryan Shell, co-founder<p><b>What:</b> A socially conscious T-shirt company that makes state Tees (and other gear like totes through which you can show your state pride), donating a portion of its profits (10%) …

44 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us or …

Startups

8 Ways to Evaluate Technical Employees

At many startups, technical hires are the backbone of the business. Their role is critical. But if you don’t have a foundation in tech yourself, how do you measure their success beyond just delivering a successful product? What factors should influence how you evaluate their performance?<p>To learn …

2 Aussies who met in a chat room created a start-up valued at $500 million

Two guys from Sydney have received an extra $50 million in funding for their ecommerce startup, Bigcommerce, with the company's valuation hitting …

When It's Ok To Cheat And 7 Other Secrets From Entrepreneurs

As the new Executive Director of Tech Wildcatters, one of my new favorite things is to review the applications coming in for our next class. I’m not kidding. If you’re even five minutes late to a meeting with me, you’re going to roll up on me deep in my laptop taking that brief chance to search …

Canadian startup Kik Interactive raises nearly $40-million in venture capital

Canada's rising star in the flourishing global mobile instant messaging sector, Kik Interactive Inc., has completed its biggest financing to date, raising $38.3-million in a deal led by several prominent U.S. venture capital firms.<p>The Waterloo, Ont. startup also announced its first acquisition, a …

5 Lessons I Learned Raising $250 Million For My Business

Share<p><i>This post was originally published by</i> <i>HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes on the LinkedIn Influencer blog.</i> <i>Follow Ryan on LinkedIn:</i><p>A year ago, my company …

Should Your Startup Hire Sales Veterans or Rookies?

When vetting potential new hires, experience is a fundamental criterion companies use to guide their decisions. But as the benefits of hiring experienced salespeople seem clear and intuitive, some experts are now suggesting that companies reconsider their approach altogether and take a gamble on …

Biggest Startup Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

No matter the industry or your experience, launching a new company is a risky endeavor. Forbes contributor Tom Taulli reached out to some successful founders and asked what lesson they advise entrepreneurs to keep in mind.

22 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us or …

Startups

6 Software Applications that Will Make Startup Life Easier

Free or inexpensive software can simplify startup life considerably. Here are six platforms worth checking out.<p>Just a few years ago, if you had an idea for a new business, one of the first things you'd probably invest in was a website. In order to have a functional site, you'd have to shell out …

Mobile Devices

How to Get Media Coverage For Your Startup

Media coverage has now become more challenging to get, particularly for a new start-up. Within a world in which anybody may push and promote themselves on the Internet through traditional media and social media, journalists are reluctant to give coverage to just anyone.<p>Media coverage has now become …

Public Relations

This startup is storming the gates of Indonesia’s big brands with content marketing

The hardest part about running a content marketing firm in Indonesia is weaning local businesses off the idea that low-quality writing is effective. …

Marketing