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March 3, 2012 2 Comments
Over the past few weeks, when I've visited several startup incubators from Stanford's Start X, to Los Angeles' Start Engine, to the NewMe Accelerator, I have noticed many cloud computing companies hoping to get these startups to choose them.
Some of the cloud computing companies are throwing tons of goodies at these startup incubators or accelerators.
February 29, 2012 Leave a comment
Tablets are finding their way into more homes, and they're proving to be quite the ecommerce tool, helping boost sales for many retailers better than desktop and smartphones in some cases. But many big sites aren't optimized for tablets; instead, relying on native tablet apps or just the regular desktop site.
Mobify, a Vancouver, Canada-based startup, is betting that companies are prepared to optimize their websites for tablet use in much the same way many have modified their sites to be consumed on smartphones.
February 29, 2012 1 Comment
In my first post of this series, I wrote about some common myths that stop would-be entrepreneurs. This post outlines how to make a list of potential product ideas, determine which one is best, and get the ball rolling on finding a supplier.
Since you're reading a blog post about starting your own business, we've already established that you
aren't satisfied with…
February 26, 2012 1 Comment
I've never really been one to follow the masses or participate in the rigid march of conformity. I sold candy on the black market in 5th grade, started an auto parts company when I was 16, skipped my senior year of high school, and was on a one-way flight to Vegas during my college graduation.
At age 23, I was making plenty of money and was only working a few hours a day.
February 24, 2012 2 Comments
Hippie Chow is, as the name suggests, a little 'granola.' In fact, it is granola - handmade with all-natural ingredient goodness granola! In a food catagory as competative as granola though getting noticed can be tough. Which is why, when learning that Valerie Jennings managed to take her small company from a startup farmers' market business to being carried nationwide by a gourmet retailer in just a matter of months, we wanted to know more.