12 tech leaders' resolutions for 2012
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea How are people like Sun co-founder Scott McNealy, Paypal co-founder Max Levchin, Wordpress founder Matt Mullenweg, Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior and Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley approaching 2012? Via gigaom.com
Bitcasa Startup Explain Their Storage Solution...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Watch Jason Kincaid’s backstage interview with Bitcasa at Disrupt San Fransisco 2011. Via forexvideoss.com
TechCrunch | What Startup To Build?
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea If you’re asking which startup to build, not whether to build, you probably have several half-baked ideas and don’t know which one to devote yourself to. Or you have no idea at all. (RT @TechCrunch: What Startup To Build? Via techcrunch.com
Why social travel startup Tripl had to move from...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Tripl is a social travel guide with a difference. It doesn’t recommend places to visit, but instead uses your social graph to find people who you should meet while you’re away. The … Via thenextweb.com
12 startup founders discuss working on Christmas...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Well, it would seem a trifle rude to not begin proceedings with a warm ‘Merry Christmas’. But I must ask…what the hell are you doing reading this when you should be playing your new … (Yeh but it doesn’t feel like work! Via thenextweb.com
7 proven steps for turning your vision into a...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Over the past 10 years I’ve created many businesses, and in that time I’ve learned what you need to do and don’t do to take those ideas and visions and turn them into a successful startup. Via geekwire.com
Startup Advice: Entrepreneur vs Business Owner |...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Find out the real difference between an entrepreneur and a business owner. Which one are you? Via junloayza.com
Symbid: Your Investment Sparks Promising Ideas and...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Symbid, is an ‘equity-based’ crowdfunding platform for promising business ideas. Anyone can become an investor as the minimum investment is only twenty euros. Via dailycrowdsource.com
TechCrunch | Secrets Of The Accidental...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea I was in a meeting with Uri Geller. You know who he is. He’s the psychic that bends spoons. He’s been doing it since he was a kid. Marvel Comics even did an issue once where Uri Geller was helping out Daredevil. Via techcrunch.com
The most exciting moments of 2011 from NYC’s best...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea While living in New York’s tech community this past year has been a wild ride, it’s been a ride alongside a welcoming, supportive and extraordinary group of people. We’ve seen pivots, … Via thenextweb.com
Silicon Valley lives in its own prosperity bubble
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Every so often, the best parties come to represent moments in time. Think of Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball in 1966, the celeb-studded Liberty Island launch of Tina Brown’s ill-fated Talk magazine in 1999, and… Via sfgate.com
TechCrunch | Lies Entrepreneurs Tell
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Entrepreneurs are always in “sell mode”, but that doesn’t mean they need to be BS-artists. Most entrepreneurs aren’t born liars, but we’re brought up in a system that rewards bad behavior and taking the easy way out by lying instead of being… Via techcrunch.com
Top 10 Startups of 2011
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea What happened to startups in 2011? E-commerce and mobile payments continued to grow, and group buying startup Groupon went public. Via readwriteweb.com
The Week's Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea This week’s collection of the best viral videos and video marketing lessons include huge movie trailers, video examples of cuteness, star wars videos, and much more. Via reelseo.com
Global Entrepreneurship Week Highlight Video
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Global Entrepreneurship Week Highlight Video http://t.co/He5yIloI cc @baaccelerator @vanesak… Via youtube.com
The Scrum Startup
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Find out how organising a Scrum team as a startup within an established company helps create a new product and pilot Scrum. Via romanpichler.com
Analysis of 32 startup post-mortems - swombat.com...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea RT @swombat: Possibly interesting analysis of 32 startup postmortems, resulting in a list of 20 startup failures http://t.co/9uytoZNj by @FoundersBlock… Via swombat.com
Sample internet startup business plan
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Sample internet startup business plan http://t.co/0bkJaoqX… Via wqtpskwin.tk
Small Business Chamber's IDEA Cafe Startup...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea IDEA Cafes are one-time startup workshops. If we are successful you’ll be too busy to come back the next week! But join us any time you need a boost as you start in a new direction. Since 1994, we hel (In Denver? Via meetup.com
Shawn Parr: The Power of Why — How Childlike...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea The power of asking Why? and the conversation that follows is an essential part of a healthy corporate culture. Via psfk.com
Photo: A taste of Germany and Churros? (Taken with instagram) http://t.co/RNWaSxH4
StartUp Beat - Only the most innovative technology...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Via startupbeat.com
Why Good Entrepreneurs Borrow, Great Ones Steal
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea OLX CEO Fabrice Grinda thinks that value for entrepreneurship is in the execution of ideas, which is why good entrepreneurs will often steal ideas and just do them better. Via mashable.com
Christmas Deals from Start-ups
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea (Photo: Kevin Dooley) Just for fun, I asked my start-ups (and a few friends) if they’d like to offer y’all a little something special from the holidays. Via fourhourworkweek.com
Christmas Market. http://t.co/S1DEpedm
How to hire rock stars
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea As a startup, you might think the A-list employees are beyond your grasp. But Scott Weiss, general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, explains why you should reach for the stars – and why they might jump at the opportunity. Via gigaom.com
How To Be Awesome On Social Media In 20 Minutes...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea This is a guest post by Leo Widrich, co-founder of Buffer. More about him at the bottom of this post. As sharing is predicted to absolutely explode in the coming 2012 year, many smart people hav… Via blog.summify.com
How a First-Time Entrepreneur Built a Top-Grossing...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Comics by Comixology is the de facto tablet application for reading comic books. Learn how a first-time entrepreneur created and conquered a market. Via mashable.com
My social summary is out! http://t.co/ALd0ZOMG (w/ @DezFutak, @MySOdotCom & @ThinkDigitalNow)
Why you shouldn't launch your startup in the press
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea What’s one way to maximize the potential success of your startup while minimizing risk? Make sure that your business and application are ready by testing on users before you make a big marketing push, says Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup. Via gigaom.com
The 10 Craziest Kickstarter Projects of 2011
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea We’ve gathered some of this year’s craziest Kickstarter projects, from a quirky toilet paper design to a grilled cheese sandwich that features Jesus’s face. Via mashable.com
Lame Venture Capital Firm Made Its Companies Make...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea First Round Capital funds some of the best companies in tech. But this horrific video makes me lose all respect for them. Especially because First Round made its portfolio companies participate in this piece of crap. Via gizmodo.com
Photo: Quick drawing from Katie as we were tucking her in…absolutely love! (Taken with instagram) http://t.co/KaBRwxe0
Hedy Lamarr, The First Geek Movie Star
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea The story sounds almost like a Hollywood plot, except it is true: A young starlet doing nude scenes as a teenager who goes on to invent a critical wartime technology that is ignored by the US Navy but ultimately forms the basis of WiFi and cell… Via readwriteweb.com
Best LittleCo of 2011
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Every year since 2004, ReadWriteWeb has selected a best ‘little company.’ These are small companies (loosely defined as less than 100 employees) that have made a big impact on the Web over the calendar year. Via readwriteweb.com
The values-driven startup
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Dave Kashen of Quantum Leading calls for a change in startup culture. Via gigaom.com
Steve Jobs: 20 Life Lessons
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Having finished the Steve Jobs biography I realize that there are larger lessons we can all glean from Steve Jobs’ remarkable life. Via mashable.com
How to Accomplish More by Doing Less
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Two people of equal skill work in the same office. For the sake of comparison, let’s say both arrive at work at 9 am each day, and leave at 7 pm. Via blogs.hbr.org
TechCrunch | Building A Company In Brazil; An...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Editor’s note: Guest contributor Lee Jacobs is the founder of language learning startup Colingo. Via techcrunch.com
Meet the New Breed of Entrepreneur: Techie...
Via Scoop.it - The Big Idea Young entrepreneurs are combining cutting-edge technology with old school manufacturing techniques to forge a compelling business model. Via inc.com
An app is not a business, period. http://t.co/Jn7LkHSC