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The things I’ve wasted money on in my startup and what I learned from them
The things I’ve wasted money on in my startup and what I learned from them on @Medium
business  startup 
march 2018 by ethernick
The Myth of the Non-Technical Startup Employee, by Zoelle Egner | Model View Culture
As the first non-technical hire at a startup, you wear many hats. You answer support tickets, write newsletters, even order lunch: whatever needs to get done. When you’re lucky - and I was - that means days spent untangling complex problems and creating processes to keep the chaos at bay. Unfortunate
business  startup 
march 2014 by ethernick
Traits Of The Best Startup CEOs - Business Insider
Three out of four startups fail, and a full 90% of those in the tech sector don't survive. The startups that become successful typically require exceptional leadership — and a lot of luck. In a recent Quora thread, users answered the question, "What separates the top 10% of startup CEOs from the rest
business  startup  leadership 
march 2014 by ethernick
McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: Son, It’s Time We Talk About Where Start-Ups Come From.
Hey there, I’m glad we’re watching CNBC together. Don’t those Silicon Valley entrepreneurs look awful young? Especially that main one ringing the NASDAQ bell, with the spiky hair and shifty eyes? Interesting he chose to wear a hooded sweatshirt on the day he became a billionaire. When he talked about
business  startup 
february 2014 by ethernick
The Next Big Thing You Missed: A Tiny Startup's Plot to Beat Google at Big Data | Wired Business |
Ryan Spraetz helps run a Silicon startup that aims to remake the future of online business, but he describes it with a metaphor that dates to the 16th century. More than 400 years ago, Spraetz says one afternoon outside a San Francisco coffee shop, a Danish nobleman named Tycho Brahe spent most of hi
january 2014 by ethernick
Fab CEO Reflects on His Company's Not-So-Fab Year
Fab went through a tough 2013. The design startup went through multiple rounds of layoffs, reduced its overseas operations and lost some of its top executives, including cofounder Bradford Shellhammer (above left). Now that it's a new year, Fab's CEO Jason Goldberg (above right) is trying to own up t
business  startup 
january 2014 by ethernick
The Seven Deadly Sins of Startup Storytelling
So you called a cab, but no one’s showing. The only thing the cranky dispatcher will say is “He’ll be there in 15.” You call back in 15, and he now says, “Driver’s on the way. Any minute now.” Click. It’s cold, it's getting dark, and you’re already late. Wouldn’t it be great if there was an app that
business  startup 
january 2014 by ethernick
How 10 Startups Exploded Using Creative Marketing | NextShark
“Marketing has always been about the same thing—who your customers are and where they are.” – Noah Kagan In today’s startup game, traditional marketing tactics are anathema to the smartest founders. Marketing budgets are often cut to bare bones, with the excess dumped into product development and eng
business  startup  marketing 
december 2013 by ethernick
I like the slash tags and the seo views. Can't wait to give it a try.
search  engine  startup 
september 2010 by ethernick

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