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A 101 Guide On Raising Funds From Friends & Family

Whether you are just starting out, or have already exhausted every other option for capital available, friends and family may come into play as a source of funding. These people have been your fans before you built your startup, and they will hopefully be around for years to come. Though they may...

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Entrepreneur or Gonetrepreneur? 12 pre-requisites for B2B success

Most of the first wave of tech unicorns and start-up billionaires were B2C businesses. The likes of Amazon, Google and Facebook started out by solving problems for people, rather than for companies (even if the latter two ended up making most of their revenue from corporate customers).

As a r...

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3 Social Media Tips For The Savvy Startup

From finding investors, to getting the right team in place to actually selling your product, founders of startups have A LOT to think about as they build their companies.

And for those founders who have yet to establish a marketing team, social media marketing is one of the quickest and smart...

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Will Your Startup Idea Actually Work? 3 Tips to Validate It

Whether you are working on an entirely new venture or brainstorming new features for your current product line, it can feel extremely overwhelming. The uncertainty of how your solution will translate with consumers can paralyze even the most ambitious of entrepreneurs. And while there is no guara...

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Why Gett's Advertising Is Better Than Yours (And What To Do About It)

On-Demand ride services have become hegemonic fixtures within modern society, but not all are created equal. Though Uber continues to perpetuate dominance in this industry, others are severely rivaling the driver giant.

With Gett’s direct, clever advertising and avant garde visibility tactics,...

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Growth Hacking Breakdown For Your Mobile App

After spending several years in the app development world managing Messapps, I realized there is one very popular misconception that people have about apps. Most people think that once you publish an app your work is done. You upload it to the app store and then just collect a monthly paycheck. U...

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The Dirty Dozen: 12 KPIs You Must Know Before Pitching Your Startup

It is critically important for the founders of a company to intimately understand the company’s Key Performance Indicators (“KPIs”). Founders cannot hope to grow a company in any meaningful way without an almost obsessive focus on its KPIs. Why? Because KPIs, if constructed correctly, give man...

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3 Tips To Successfully Manage Remote Teams

You don't need to be at the scale of Google or Uber to provide your team the option of working remotely. However, doing so does require some initial planning. It may seem that remote teams are a no brainer to give your startup the competitive edge in obtaining top talent, but make no mistake, rem...

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IrisVR Is A Taste Of The Future Of Virtual Reality

If you see virtual reality as a thing of the future, you’re living in the past. The innovative technology developed by IrisVR is here now and is having a massive impact in the architecture and construction industry.

Shane Scranton, the CEO and Co-founder of IrisVR took the time to chat with Te...

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How ShoeDazzle Utilizes Celebrity Influence To Tell Their Brand Story

It’s not surprising that a company originally co-founded by Kim Kardashian West has achieved global recognition and sublime popularity. However, even after the most notorious Kardashian sister’s departure, ShoeDazzle has continued to thrive and beat out competitors within the market.

The tact...

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Keeping It Real And Thinking Consumer First Is The NerdWallet Way

Amongst the many challenges of being a fully functioning adult, responsibly managing finances is one of the most confounding. From choosing the right credit card to understanding what the heck a 401(k) truly is, personal finance can be a daunting and complicated struggle.

NerdWallet, however a...

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How Automation And Customer Service Made Betterment Best In Class

Whether investing to you is somewhat an enigma or if you’re a seasoned investor, Betterment is the ultimate automated investing platform. The company has grown exponentially since it’s inception in 2008 and has gained the attention of big name firms and veteran investors.

Joe Ziemer, Better...

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Was 2016 the Breakthrough Year for Women in Tech?

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Since Google’s revelation about the lack of gender and racial diversity in their payroll, a harsh truth in the startup community has come to light. Women, and especially women of color, are disproportionately under...

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From Filmmaker to Entrepreneur: How Frame.io Was Spurred Through Lived Experience

Many startup ideas are originally spawned by the lived experiences of their founders. However, beyond this initial surge of inspiration, a lot of companies don’t continue to perpetuate the values garnered from their “former” lives.

Frame.io, however thrives on this past expertise. A video coll...

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How Humanizing Its Brand Is Justworks' Secret Sauce

In a time when startups are popping up like daisies and nearly everyone wants to claim the title of “entrepreneur,” it’s not surprising services to cater to this community are materializing just as rapidly. Automated HR platforms, specifically are now ubiquitous enterprises that promise to be a s...

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How To Find And Secure Key Partnerships For Your Startup

Despite the driven, ambitious nature of entrepreneurs, there are still some things they can’t do alone. In getting a startup off the ground, forming strategic partnerships is critical. Whether this comes in the form of a massive corporation helping boost your startup’s visibility or an individual...

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3 Tips To Get Major Media Coverage For Your Company

Whether you are launching your startup’s alpha, beta, or finished product, the splash you make in the media will be determined by the effort and preparation you put into it. No matter if you are well past seed stage or are already focusing on your Series C raise, garnering press coverage is a m...

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How Compass Succeeds In A Super Saturated Market

Whether you’ve gone through the process of buying a home or are simply an avid viewer of Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing, you know the experience can be complex, frustrating and sometimes downright volatile. However, in a time where it seems like everyone is striving to get in on the real estate g...

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How Peloton's Brand Has It Winning The Current Cycling Craze

Boutique spinning classes have grown to mainstream prominence within the world of fitness with some even garnering near cult like followings. Yet, with mounting demand and constant bursts in popularity, a number of these classes have become increasingly exclusionary in terms of cost and convenien...

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Why Your Startup Needs a Brand Book ASAP

Having created content marketing programs at four startups now, I realize the only way I’m able to feel fully confident in what I’m putting out there is by drafting a comprehensive Brand Book. This process begins with the classic ‘if my brand was a person, who would they be’ brainstorm; then dril...

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How Sportito Is Booming Within A Niche Market

Fantasy sports have grown to mainstream prominence within the United States, but have had less velocity in the European market. As this begins to change, numerous companies have attempted to monopolize fantasy sport’s niche fan base but have proved unsuccessful. Many haven’t been able to garner s...

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Tips On Not Blowing Your Early Stage Funding

You know you are a bootstrapped startup when only one member of your team orders a single, small coffee at the local coffee shop so your company can use the free wifi. It can seem daunting when you are pooling any resources you have available just to keep the business going, let alone think about...

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Three Keys To Finding And Securing The Ideal Cofounder For Your Startup

You may be tempted to build your company as a solo act, but remember that some of the most enduring companies were not built alone. Zuckerberg, Jobs, Page, each of these founders all had counterparts and co-founders that helped them get their companies to where they are today. Though a co-founder...

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Behind The Scenes Of ABC's Shark Tank at TechDay

Whether you’re the founder of a full-fledged company, or have ever just had an inkling of a startup idea, you’ve likely fantasized about entering the Shark Tank.

The opportunity to pitch to the likes of esteemed entrepreneurs like Lori Greiner, Mark Cuban, Kevin ‘O Leary amongst others, is o...

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How Poppin Formed A Brand That Could Rival Any Billion Dollar Company

Even if a has company has raised billions of dollars, it may still lack a brand as strong as Poppin’s.

Its vibrant aesthetic and clever copy has garnered the attention of countless consumers and businesses, allowing Poppin to grow at an exponential rate.

Meredith Zenkel, the Sr. Director o...

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4 Reasons It's Time To Invest In An Office Space For Your Startup

Though the humble beginnings of some of the world's most successful companies begin within the confines a garage or a home office, this is rarely the final headquarters for any business. There can be an energy and excitement that comes with answering conference calls while you hear your neighbor'...

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5 Tips for Naming Your Startup

Amidst all of the responsibilities you have to juggle when building your business, naming your company can seem overwhelming. Think about it, whichever name you decide on will be the thing that you mention more often on a daily basis than any other word, so it deserves some care and attention. Ho...

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Millennial Marketing Secrets By Zillow's CMO

Home may be where the heart is, but Zillow is where the homes are. An online real estate database, Zillow has become a “go-to” destination for renting, buying and selling and has even won the affection of the illustrious millennial homebuyer.

Much of Zillow’s success can be attributed to their...

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How DroneShield Thrives Within A Controversial Industry

Aside from the 2016 Presidential election, there is nothing quite as polarizing in our modern discourse as drones. Anecdotes of drone use constantly make headlines, however despite this immense media attention, the technology remains an enigma to many.

The future of drones is shrouded in myste...

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Procrastinating On Your Trademark Application Will Cost You

For a busy entrepreneur, trademark protection may be the last thing on your mind. It’s understandable. You’ve got a to-do list longer than the Great Wall of China and you keep adding more to it everyday. However delaying the trademark registration process will ultimately be detrimental to your st...

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Do You Want To Create A Lifestyle Business Or Startup? 3 Tips To Help You Decide

Before you embark on the path of startup entrepreneurship that involves days that start at 6:30 in the morning and may not finish until the sun rises, consider the following tips to help define what kind of business best fits your end goal. Eric Ries, the author of the Lean Startup, defines a sta...

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Brit + Co's Marketing Strategies That Drove Them To Become Synonymous With DIY

In the age of DIY, no company is more synonymous with the trend than Brit + Co. Founded in 2011, Brit + Co is a digital media and commerce company that offers a slew of DIY projects, kits and online classes. With a reach of over 90 million per month online and across platforms, what began as a sm...

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4 Lessons I Learned From Pitching My Startup On National TV

I was in bed during my junior year at Boston University, when I opened my computer to a familiar villain - an email from Bank of America notifying me that my balance had fallen below $25. Looking back, these emails were the best thing that could have happened to me. They lit a fire in that drove ...

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Mind the Gap: A Report on the UK's Technology Skills Landscape

The UK: Building Tomorrow's Digital Powerhouse

Digital businesses are key drivers of productivity and will underpin the future success of the UK economy. No longer can we be accused of not having the funding, the infrastructure, the inspirational technology leaders, or the right attitude to su...

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How Datadog Is Literally Rewriting The Narrative Of Cloud Monitoring

Though infrastructure monitoring may not be the world’s sexiest industry, Datadog has found a way to rewrite the narrative. Literally. As a leader in the business, Datadog has gained the attention of major media publications such as Forbes and Fortune and continues to have a thriving consumer bas...

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SurveyMonkey's Key To Startup Success? "Prioritize Ruthlessly"

For anyone who has ever grappled with a difficult decision, SurveyMonkey, at one point or another has probably been your salvation. A nearly unrivaled leader in polling and surveys, SurveyMonkey has grown to be synonymous with the industry itself.

Frances Sun, SurveyMonkey’s Head of Content is...

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How Key Partnerships Helped Put Orbital Insight On The Map

While the world as a whole may not yet know Orbital Insight, Orbital Insight certainly knows the world. Through analyzing millions of satellite images at a time, Orbital Insight has successfully revealed key socio-economic trends to influential companies, industry leaders and even government inst...

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4 Keys To Successfully Brand Your Startup

As any successful startup founder can tell you, branding your company the right way is paramount. Without a distinct voice and aesthetic, or one that is too dull or flimsy, even if you have a phenomenal offering, your business will ultimately fade into oblivion. And while branding as a whole may ...

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How The CEO Of Thinx Is Changing The World One Taboo At A Time

Miki Agrawal is changing the world one taboo at a time. As a proud feminist, Agrawal has continuously utilized her business savvy and entrepreneurial expertise to not only empower women, but to rewrite a slew of society’s most hegemonic narratives. Named one of Forbes’ “Top 20 Millienials On a Mi...

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Content Marketing Lessons Learned from Shopify’s Blog

One of the globe’s leading e-commerce giants, Shopify functions as the backbone to world’s most prominent companies including Google, Tesla Motors, Wikipedia and countless others. Yet it is not simply Shopify’s outstanding software that drove it to grow into the wild success it is recognized as t...

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How Collaboration Is The Key To Success

Financial service providers are recognising that to keep up with the pace of innovation they should collaborate, not compete, with FinTech startups. It’s not just the banks who benefit, but the startups themselves, and ultimately the end customer.

In a world where customers want a banking rel...

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7 Free Tools to Help Growth Hack Your Startup

It’s a fact that’s true at any stage of building a business - every penny counts. But of course, when your business is a startup, there are probably a great deal fewer pennies to play with.

When you’re pouring all your resources into developing your products or services and recruiting the bes...

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8 Crucial Tips All Startup Founders Need To Be Aware Of

Amidst the seemingly endless sources of advice you can pull from the internet, it can feel overwhelming in determining which insights are actually valuable. Not to worry because we’ve got you covered. Below you will find eight key tips to keep in mind while building your startup to set yourself u...

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Want To Be As Big As Sonos? Their CMO's Advice: 'Know Thyself, And Know Your Audience'

A giant in the music industry, Sonos is unrivaled in defining what’s cool. They’ve the shaped way society listens to music through fostering a narrative that speaks directly to the modern sensibility and thoroughly understanding the consumer experience.

Sonos widely recognized brand is both d...

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How To Find Freelancers To Boost Your Startup

As a former McKinsey and private equity consultant, I spent years providing direction to multi-million dollar corporations on their growth and development. The traveling and long hours may seem glamorous to some, but eventually it became difficult for me to manage it all with a young family. This...

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We Built An App and It Failed: 7 Considerations When Developing Apps

Every single day, multiple times a day, I check and use an app that my company created called, Lynx. Lynx was built to make sharing, saving and consuming articles easier with your people. We pulled the plug on marketing, investment, and development into Lynx over a year ago, but it still sits pro...

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The 10 Business Terms You Need To Know When Building Your Startup Vol. II

On the long road to building your startup, you may run into unfamiliar terms you have never encountered before. As you deliver your first or even fiftieth pitch to potential investors, you might hear acronyms that will take you by surprise and leave you scratching your head on how to respond. Fea...

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How A Serial Entrepreneur Struck Gold Once Again With His New Company, Chairish

Eric Grosse is no stranger to the startup ecosystem. In fact, his rolodex of experiences rivals the caliber of most entrepreneur’s and his success stories speak for themselves. In the past, Grosse co-founded Hotwire, was the President of Expedia Worldwide, the CEO of TaskRabbit and Executive in R...

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How Maple Was Able To Disrupt The Bustling & Vibrant On-Demand Food Sector

Everyone’s number one favorite activity has been a source of inspiration for near countless tech companies. Aiming to disrupt society’s most beloved pastime, there are now what feels like limitless ways to do what we do best: eat.

However, while many startups miss the mark in this disruption, ...

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How To Write The Best Problem Statement For Your Startup

The Lean Startup Methodology changed the way we go about starting businesses. Instead of creating a business plan worthy of a Harvard Business School case study, we go out into the market space that we know and find a problem. Then, we validate the problem and see how the market is dealing with, ...

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The President And Co-Founder of TaskUs Reveals Marketing Secrets for Startup Success

Startups that seamlessly fit within pop culture have an inherent advantage in branding. In garnering visibility, companies that possess a certain “sex appeal” don’t need to try as hard in thinking creatively about their content, advertisements and voice as a whole. However, businesses that lack t...

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Revenue Recognition Standard: Ready, Set, Implement

The new-and-improved revenue recognition rules go live in 2018 for calendar-year public companies. But many organizations have taken a wait-and-see approach, patiently holding out until the AICPA’s Financial Reporting Executive Committee (FinREC) works through industry-specific concerns. Now that...

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Recruiting on a Startup Budget

“I’m a startup. I don’t have a huge recruiting budget but I need to compete for top talent with established brands and companies who can shower candidates in cash. What can I do?”

We hear about this situation often, and the answer is, plenty! Following are 9 tips – that we’ve employed ourselve...

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5 Growth Hacking Tips To Boost Your Customer Base

Growth hacking is an awesome method of producing amazing results in a short amount of time. If your goal right now is to rapidly expand your customer base and get your product noticed, this is the ideal way to do it.

There are tons of ways that you can achieve your goal, but the following fiv...

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Lessons From The Squatty Potty's CEO And Founder On Turning The Least Sexy Reality Of Daily Life Into A Booming Business

Beyonce does it. President Obama does it. The Queen of England does it. In fact, everyone does it. Yes, as the time honored 1977 children’s book penned by Tarō Gomi asserts, “Everyone Poops.”

Yet while every global citizen, whether they care to admit it or not, partake in this daily practice, ...

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How One Startup Dared Enter A Monopolized Market Through Appealing To A Niche Audience

Netflix has dominated the entertainment OnDemand market with Hulu and Amazon Prime following not too far behind. While this space seems impenetrable as these giants of companies occupy the current media space, FlixFling has dared to try.

In 2010, Brad Heffler, Chairman of FlixFling, sold his ...

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5 Potential Paths for Developers In The Startup World

As a developer, your LinkedIn inbox may be bombarded on a daily basis with requests to join a company, do some freelance work, or help develop an MVP for an emerging startup. But being in the startup world does not necessarily mean you need to be a founder or a CTO, although they are certainly op...

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The Founder And CEO Of Hopper Explains How He Utilized "Mobile Only" To Create A Thriving Company

Even in 2016, the logistics of air travel continue to be an enigma for those suffering from wanderlust. Sites such as Kayak and Orbitz have been able to alleviate some of flying’s most frustrating challenges, but certainly not all.

Hopper, however, is aiming to change this. Founded and run by...

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4 Lessons For All Entrepreneurs Aiming to Ditch That 9 To 5

Nanette Wong is a creative and savvy influencer when it comes to: fashion, food, music, and art. She makes her living writing blogs, taking photos, and creating video content for a growing list of online and print outlets such as Glam, Chairish, Mode Media, Houzz, Design Milk and Brit + Co among...

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101 Guide to Different Business Structures All Entrepreneurs Should Know

On the winding road of entrepreneurship, you may not be thinking about the structure of your business as it relates to tax liability. Innovation, disruption, and making continual progress is instead most likely at the forefront of your mind. However, as you revisit or fill out your business plan ...

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7 Steps to a Successful AngelList Syndication

Working with an AngelList syndicate is a great way to raise money and establish important connections for your company. But not every syndication is successful. Having syndicated 31 deals through our AngelList syndicate, Barbara Corcoran Venture Partners, I would like to share what I have learn...

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5 Tips To Get PR Visibility for Your Brand

All startup founders recognize that creating awareness and “buzz” around their new business is paramount. Strong visibility helps support sales growth, attract additional investors, and makes it easier to hire top talent. But too often, founders of early stage firms are overzealous in building bi...

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5 Stages of Startup Funding

Regardless of where you are in that startup life, you need money to keep the lights on, the team happy, and the momentum going. Raising money may not have been your dream when you began building the company, but your ability to do so will determine how far it will go. Understanding the different ...

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How Controversial Marketing Tactics Garnered Widespread Visibility For This Startup

Earlier this year, Bikini Luxe stirred up quite the controversy on social media by posing the question, “Is this appropriate for Linkedin?” in conjunction with a booty shot of a bikini clad Miss Universe contender, Natalie Roser.

The online swimsuit and clothing retailer’s CEO & Founder, Cand...

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6 Jumping Off Points When Rebranding

One of the most comprehensive tasks in marketing is a rebrand. They’re necessary when business feels stale and creativity lulls; this urgency is stressful. It’s more exciting to rebrand when reinventing your company happens organically.

My job for the 2016 calendar year is to rebrand the compa...

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Taking Your Startup Public As Told By The CEO And Co-Founder Of MINDBODY

As the modern fitness craze has proliferated beyond what any of us could have previously imagined, new tech has sprung up to satisfy this newfound obsession. Whether subscribers of the healthy living lifestyle simply have a strong affinity for kale or attend spinning classes on a daily basis, the...

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Why TechDay Is Coming to London

From New York City to Los Angeles, TechDay has made a point of traversing the nation to bring our resources and massive community to the world’s most innovative and dynamic cities.The chosen locations are deliberate and must reflect a vibrancy and dynamism that is palpable when measured against o...

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Generation Blockchain’s Move To The Mainstream

Mid August brought the return of the second annual Blockchain Conference, a national series, to New York City. The event is hosted by FinTech Worldwide, which is an organization based in London, and most known for its FinTech Weeks around the world. For those who don’t know much about blockchain...

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How A New Crowdfunding Platform Garnered Overnight Success By Appealing To The Millennial Sensibility

Millennials are a largely untapped demographic for nonprofits and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in today’s world. This generation is arguably the most tech-savvy and socially conscious of the generations, however, many current crowdfunding platforms are not engaging millennial and younger...

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The Most Common Coding Languages All Entrepreneurs Should Be Familiar With

Whether you’re a new startup founder or aspiring developer, becoming fluent in at least one coding language is paramount to fostering a successful career. With different languages seemingly springing up daily, it can be difficult to determine which are the most viable for you and your company. Fr...

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Determining The Best Revenue Model For Your Startup 101

While every entrepreneur dreams of becoming the next Bill Gates or Mr. Wonderful, many lack the foresight to reach this pinnacle of startup success. They get distracted by the big picture and become too starry-eyed to focus on the nitty gritty that inherently comes when building a new company. A ...

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The League’s Founder And CEO Explains How Marketing A Product Is Like Throwing An Epic Party

With the massive proliferation of mobile dating apps since Tinder’s inception, modern singles have an overwhelming choice when they finally decide to download one of these digital matchmakers. As the aforementioned app is certainly considered ‘the big dog’ in this dating game, you may find other...

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Making The Most Of Public-Private Partnerships

When Kajsa Ollongren first began serving her term as the Deputy Mayor of Amsterdam, she noticed that cities around the world seemed to be catching the startup fever, but Amsterdam was not yet on board. “So we invited startups in Amsterdam, some new ones and some established ones, to the Mayor’s h...

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The Fundamental Marketing & Visibility Strategies To Grow Your Startup According to the CEO & Founder of Adore Me

If you love the sultry aesthetic only lingerie can procure, then you’ve certainly stumbled upon Adore Me. The self described “New Face of Lingerie” certainly deserves the moniker as Adore Me has in only a short amount of time come to be the go-to destination for this sexy apparel. Morgan Hermand-...

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Why The Top Global Accelerators Are Coming To TechDay London

From AirBnB to Dropbox, Reddit and beyond, Accelerators have proven their ability to foster the success of startups. The more renowned ones have collectively helped raise billions of dollars through hundreds of companies and at TechDay’s inaugural event in London, they will all come together unde...

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How Startups Can Use Their Voice To Influence Policymakers

For decades, the tech and startup community paid little attention to Washington, D.C. Entrepreneurs chose to focus their energies on building their companies, without much regard for the happenings of Congress or state legislatures. But in recent years, startups have begun to recognize that the d...

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TodayTix Reveal Their Leading Strategies That Drove Them To Revolutionize Their Industry

Whether you’re a devoted theater goer, or simply one that hopped on the Hamilton bandwagon, you’ve certainly heard of TodayTix. Founded only a few years ago in 2013, TodayTix has already established itself as the go-to place for theater tickets through revolutionizing the ticketing process. As Se...

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6 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Deploying Your Email Marketing Campaign

Email campaigns are an important aspect to a company, brand, or product’s marketing strategy. From offering deals, sending newsletters, promoting products, to educating users, or sharing data trends, email marketing comes in all frequencies. Each campaign differs based on what you’re selling, who...

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The 10 Business Terms You Need To Know When Building Your Startup

If you’re new to the world of entrepreneurship, the amount of terms that get tossed around can be overwhelming. We get it. The extensive list of abbreviated appellations can seem like your business cohorts are speaking a foreign language if you’re not yet used to it. So until you become as succe...

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SeatGeek Discloses Their Key Strategies In Hiring Top Talent

SeatGeek has successfully revolutionized the way in which tickets to concerts, sporting events, festivals and more are sold. They’ve become a thriving company having acquired a household name and being the immediate destination for those looking to experience a dynamic night out. As with any comp...

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Turning RealtyMogul.com Into A Household Name

Jilliene Helman changed the entire real estate landscape when she founded RealtyMogul.com with her co-founder Justin Hughes in 2013. Today, the company is a thriving platform boasting the leading online, crowdfunding destination within the real estate industry. We sat down with Helman, to uncover...

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A Foundation of Customer Service Gives Your Business an Edge

Want to give your business an advantage right from the start? Customer service is the key. Yes, there are countless other things to do when starting a business, but it’s imperative that customer service be built into the very framework of your company. Customer service cannot just be an afterthou...

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Minibar Delivery Shares Their 4 Best Cost Effective Tips To Grow Your Company

Minibar Delivery, the largest marketing and technology company providing wine, beer and liquor on demand, first launched a little over two years ago. Since then Minibar has grown to over 26 new markets, gaining visibility while maintaining a loyal audience.

Bringing significant awareness to a...

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The 1K Things You Need to Do to Boost Visibility According To x.ai's VP Of Communications

If you were to tell any startup founder or marketing executive that they’ll need to do 1,000 things to boost their visibility, they’d probably shoot you in the eye with a spitball (or wish they could).

Focus, we hear, again and again. You must focus on just one thing and excel at it. And that’...

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Museum Hack Discloses The Six Best Resources To Grow Your Business That Won't Break The Bank

At Museum Hack our mission is to reimagine the adult museum experience and get people excited about going to museums again. But make no mistake, we are a business and we measure our growth very carefully.

When we first started doing tours, we relied on word of mouth to attract new guests and e...

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What A Successful Company Looks Like As Told By Charlie O'Donnell

A veteran investor and founder of Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, Charlie O’Donnell has built a reputation for spotting successful businesses early on. Recognizing the potential of companies such as FourSquare, GroupMe, Refinery29 and many others has driven him to become a key player within the tech co...

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Selling Luxury As Told By The CEO Of JetSmarter

If you follow members of the Kardashian/Jenner clan on Snapchat or perhaps lead your own life of luxury, most likely, you’ve already heard of JetSmarter. This jet chartering app has revolutionized the private flying space and has grown exponentially since its inception. Intrigued by both the idea...

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7 Keys to Discovering an Un-addressed and Under-served Market by BareFoot Wine's Founders

“If you are successful, you are not breaking the rules. You are writing new ones.” - asserts Michael Houlihan, the Co-Founder of Barefoot Wine.

Barefoot Wine is an iconic brand that started its story in a laundry room of a rented farmhouse in the Sonoma County hills. With virtually no money o...

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5 Tips for Engaging the Next Generation of Tech Talent

As companies and entire industries are transformed by digital innovation, the competition for tech talent continues to accelerate. You can ask leaders in nearly every thriving, innovative company – in any industry – about the biggest hurdles they face, and talent acquisition is likely to be at th...

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A Chat with HyPR’s CEO and Co-founder Gil Eyal on Influencer Marketing

Influencer marketing is fast becoming one of the most effective ways to connect with your target demographic. HyPR’s technology allows brands and agencies to better identify the true value of influencers. They also recently raised $5 million in a seed round of financing led by Edg...

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Mindfulness and Meditation: Is It The Newest Secret to Success?

From Silicon Valley to Wall Street, mindfulness and meditation is the newest secret to success. But this isn’t the search-for-enlightenment practice of the 1960s flower child. Instead, business leaders are reshaping it to fit the goal-oriented culture of their lives and with thought leaders...

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How Blockchain Technology Is Disrupting Everything

Blockchain technology is best known for being the magic behind Bitcoin, but there are scores of other industries that are benefiting from this revolutionary technology. Before we take a look at the industries and companies innovating in these spaces, let’s break down this technology so we a...