As More Tech Startups Stay Private, So Does the Money

Jul 03, 2015 No Comments

Not long ago, if you were a young, brash entrepreneur with a world-conquering tech startup idea, there was a good chance you spent much of your waking life working toward a single business milestone: taking your company public. Though luminaries of the tech industry have always expressed skepticism and even hostility toward the finance industry, tech’s […]

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3 Promising Trends for Smaller Businesses in 2015

Feb 01, 2015 No Comments

Tis the season for new tech trends and predictions. Today, we’re interested in one of the most overlooked parts of American economy: the small-to-medium sized business, or SMB. Constantly overshadowed by news on global enterprises and trendy startups, today’s SMBs are quietly evolving from the mom and pops that we once knew. Over the last […]

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Finding the Right Angel Investor for You

Aug 01, 2014 No Comments

Finding the right angel investors is really important. It’s kind of like marriage.  A great spouse makes for a great life, while a bad spouse could cause a lifetime of misery or an ugly divorce. In finding the right investor, you’re looking for a great, life-long partner and someone you can count on in good […]

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Look Out Startups, 2014 is About Results, Not Buzz

Feb 07, 2014 No Comments

Companies whose products many of us use daily — Dropbox, Twitter, and, of course, Facebook — all sprouted from tiny startups seedlings.

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Why Silicon Valley Can’t Find Europe

Jan 22, 2014 No Comments

Editor’s note: Sten Tamkivi has been a software entrepreneur for 16 years and spent the recent half of his career as an early executive at Skype in Tallinn, Estonia. Sten is now an Entrepreneur in Residence at Andreessen Horowitz. Follow him on his blog and on Twitter @seikatsu.

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A New Era For Entrepreneurs And Startups Has Begun

Dec 27, 2013 No Comments

Since the recent recession, and at least partially sparked by it, I’m seeing a real resurgence of entrepreneurial spirit, and more startup activity than ever before.

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