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the Rise of Global Startup Communities

The fever for startups is now planetary. Every city seems to have a growing scene of young software companies. And if they don’t, they want one. It’s a practically a social movement, and a movement needs a theorist. That’s Brad Feld. Feld is a partner at the Foundry Group, which invests in startups, and a […]

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Minority-Focused Startup Incubator DreamIt Access Gets Renewed Investment

Startup accelerator DreamIt Ventures is extending its minority-focused entrepreneur program DreamIt Access, thanks to a renewed commitment from previous investor Comcast Ventures. Today, DreamIt announced that Comcast Ventures will invest in two more cycles of DreamIt Access, which will be a part of the Philly 2012 program and the NY 2013 program. Through the additional investment, DreamIt […]

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StartupBus – SXSW tribes

StartupBus has evolved from an experiment to a competition and an international community of unique people. As we grow the annual competition across two continents which serves as an initiation into the real asset we are building — our community — we look to grow into a unique type of institution that leaves a lasting […]

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The 8 Best Tips How To Launch A Startup

No. 1: Hire talent before getting funding. Don’t approach the VC too soon, says Courtot. “You don’t have to give all of your company to the VC. Not to say they don’t have a role — they do. But the key is your team,” he says. By talent he means people who can design your […]

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BRIDEE – Home | BRIDGING DESIGN ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION

BRIDEE (BRIdging, Design, Entrepreneurship and Education) is an open platform where individuals or companies (‘idea owners’) post ideas with business potential. When an idea is selected, a team of business and design students will work together with the idea owner to turn the idea into a venture. Whatever the outcome of the project, all rights […]

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Sensor Data up for Grabs – Technology Review

Distributed wireless sensors are increasingly being used to monitor all sorts of things—from water quality in a river to the oven in your kitchen. A startup in the U.K. called Pachube wants to kick-start a revolution in new apps and services by providing ways for anyone to share and access all this sensor data. The […]

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CrunchBase, The Free Tech Company Database

What is CrunchBase? CrunchBase is the free database of technology companies, people, and investors that anyone can edit. Here, you can learn and edit everything about companies likeFacebook, YouTube, Twitter,MySpace and Tagged, products likeDroid and Google Wave, and people like Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs. CrunchBase, The Free Tech Company Database.

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NYC SeedStart Is On The Hunt For Digital Media Startups

If you have an idea for a startup in New York City, this might just be the summer for you to get that idea off the ground. There is no shortage of startup accelerators, incubators, and other venture programs to help get you started—from TechStars NYC and HackNYto DreamIt and FinTech for financial startups. And there is also NYC SeedStart, […]

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Eindhoven Startup Weekend | No Talk. All Action

Presentations live from Eindhoven! Watch live streaming video from swHighTech at livestream.com via Eindhoven Startup Weekend | No Talk. All Action.

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Fred’s Five Rules for Product/Market Fit

Love this: Fred Wilson’s five rules for product/market fit at startups. I can almost always spot the MBAs pitching me — there’s zero obsession. Early in a startup, product decisions should be hunch driven. Later on, product decisions should be data driven. Hunches come from being a power user of the products in your category […]

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