• December 15, 2014
#BeGifted

It’s that time of year again - the streets are filled with decorations, ugly sweater parties are abound and the family will arrive any day now. And yet you're still working your a** off! Ya, we get it. So this year, instead of making a list of what you could get your team we decided to get you (entrepreneurs at...

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  • December 03, 2014
founder+dating8

Thirteen months ago we published the first list that examined just how entrepreneurial the alumni networks of different companies actually are. It spawned questions, excitement and conversation. Everyone assumed the list would just be the usual suspects (e.g. Google, Facebook). But this year the list includes a fast-growing “startup”, a classic design company and an 87 year-old media company...

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  • November 13, 2014
Mistakes to avoid with your startup

Getting involved with startups requires a healthy amount of delusion. It’s usually why you’re the last person to know that your startup is dying. That didn’t happen for me. Here are the biggest mistakes I made: ...

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  • November 05, 2014
Biz vs. Design rank

Last week we revealed the most popular verticals to start companies in and how they’ve changed over the last year. This week we took this one step further and examined vertical interest by primary skill set - business, engineering and design. With all the talk of “how to find a tech cofounder” or how to find a cofounder in...

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  • October 23, 2014
Markets of Interest 10.22.14

There is incessant talk and guesses as to what’s popular, where are entrepreneurs starting companies and what’s the next big thing? - bitcoin, hardware, drones. And then there is the disappointment in entrepreneurs for just wanting to start local/mobile/social apps. Peter Thiel lamenting that, “We wanted flying cars and instead we got 140 characters.” But we’ve we’ve really never seen...

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