“How did they make this?”

I find myself asking this while playing games, and after doing some digging ingenious stories of building communities and managing resources came to light.
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Fundraising is brutal. Actually, according to Paul Graham of Y-Combinator fame, “Raising money is the second hardest part of starting a startup. The hardest part is making something people want.” More startups may fail for that reason, but a close second is the difficulty of raising money. Read More

The Groomsman Suit Proves Perfect Fit for FedEx Competition

The Groomsman Suit Proves Perfect Fit for FedEx Competition Avatar Posted by lyceum under Startups
From https://smallbiztrends.com 89 days ago
Made Hot by: robinandy58 on March 29, 2017 12:09 pm
Finding a stylish and affordable groomsman suit can be a challenge and of course a strain on the budget. Meet the founders of The Groomsman Suit, a company offering stylish and affordable groomsman and wedding tuxedos minus the skyrocketing cost and frustrating process.
The idea of selling groomsm Read More

The Business Advice Of Doing What You Love Is Wrong - 3Bug Media

The Business Advice Of Doing What You Love Is Wrong - 3Bug Media Avatar Posted by GaryShouldis under Startups
From http://3bugmedia.com 90 days ago
Made Hot by: leonesimmy on March 29, 2017 10:04 am
You've probably gotten this business advice or heard it dozens of times from well-meaning people, “you need to do what you love”. They'll tell you that's the key to success as an entrepreneur.

Not true. Not true at all.

Actually, it's so misguided that it has caused many would-be entreprene Read More
I tell entrepreneurs that Google was an “exception” to all the investment and startup rules, but I’ve always wondered what it takes to be an exception. Since every business is built by unique individuals, I’m totally convinced that exceptional people are the key to an exceptional company. Read More

LuminAID Goes from Shark Tank Funding to FedEx Win

LuminAID Goes from Shark Tank Funding to FedEx Win Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Startups
From https://smallbiztrends.com 92 days ago
Made Hot by: ObjectOriented on March 28, 2017 1:38 pm
An innovative device created by Andrea Sreshta and Anna Stork called LuminAID has changed the game with an innovative, inflatable and portable lighting device. LuminAID started as a simple class project and now is a true disaster relief product. LuminAid is one of the prize winners in the 2016 FedE Read More
Many entrepreneurs are not prepared for conflict, or actively avoid it. Their vision, passion, and focus are so strong that they can’t imagine someone disagreeing, much less fighting them to the death. But the reality is that startups are composed of smart people, with emotions as well as intellect Read More
About 2.4 million U.S. businesses identified as LLCs in 2014, according to the latest figures available from the IRS. Take a look at these advantages and disadvantages to help you decide whether an LLC is the right structure for your business. Read More

How Startups Use Alexa to Run Their Offices

 How Startups Use Alexa to Run Their Offices Avatar Posted by joannw2016 under Startups
From https://www.wsj.com 93 days ago
Made Hot by: trivedirock91 on March 27, 2017 6:56 am
The next assistant in many offices could be named Alexa or Cortana.

In 2016, Silicon Valley obsessed over how text-based bots in apps like Slack could make employees more efficient, turning complicated tasks or forms into conversational texts. Read More
More than ever, businesses need to take full advantage of automation, data, and analytics to run their business more productively and competitively. Yet, in my role as a small business advisor, I still see many founders and executives who see data and analytics primarily as a measurement device on Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …
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Kenji Crosland: What Makes a Person an Entrepreneur?

What makes a person an entrepreneur? Maybe it's just a decision to do something different with your life. That's how … More
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