Rap Genius aims to launch a news site, eating swamp rats for land conservation, why Facebook and Craigslist should improve their interfaces, on managing remote employees, how to crack the code of online video, Mark Suster on how to raise VC outside ‘the zone’, why 'disrupt' and 'innovation' are now tainted, Mario Batali dishes up his success secrets… This week’s notable news and tantalizing tidbits for young treps.
Big players in New York City's startup ecosystem, the investors behind Lerer Ventures provide insight into what they believe helps entrepreneurs reach their goals.
During a panel discussion at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, investors discussed when and how young entrepreneurs should go down the venture capital route.
Investor Peter S. Cohan gives us the lowdown about scenarios when a young entrepreneur should turn to investors for funds.
In his new book, angel investor Brian Cohen sounds off about the importance of getting smart money for your startup.
Let's face it, Silicon Valley is still the mecca for startups, and every other city is playing catch up.
Before you pack your bags and head off to Silicon Valley, check out how the top startup ecosystems rank when it comes to ease of starting a business.
Chefs Feed has a network of more than 600 chefs that rate and review items at restaurants in 15 U.S. cities.
Having a killer business idea is key, but it won't necessarily help get your foot in the door when you're looking for funding. Sometimes the best way to grab someone's attention is to get creative.
Here's how two young treps found their co-founder on the street, and went on to launch a successful venture-backed startup.
Inspired by chaotic coat-checking systems at bars, this young trep built a startup that landed the attention of Shark Tank and Mark Cuban. See how he made it happen.
When it comes to landing funding, a smile and a handshake still go a long way. Check out the latest wave in crowdfunding.
Why a founding partner of a Silicon Valley powerhouse venture capital firm holds this above honesty or integrity.
In starting up, sometimes the best experiences can come from the worst ones.
Social Media Week kicks off, startups rally in Atlanta, Stanford gives young treps the mic, PandoMonthly chats with Drew Houston, a govathon takes stage, Kairos Society's young treps gather in NYC… This week’s notable news and startup events for young ‘treps.
Like entrepreneurs, investors also tend to specialize in certain industries. Here's how to cater to all of them.
An early look at Super Bowl ads, Mark Cuban spouts off about college, big solutions to little problems, the New York Times launches an incubator, women execs show off, tech’s race for second place… This week’s notable news and tantalizing tibits for young treps.
Entrepreneur and early-stage venture investor Brad Feld sits down with business coach Antonio Neves to bring you the 411 on how to land him as a mentor or investor.
For budding young entrepreneurs a little guidance can go a long way. Stay tuned for our video chat with Brad Feld, the entrepreneur and early-stage venture investor.
Tech expert Prerna Gupta on how to convince investors that the potential of your startup is worth their money.
Startups in enterprise IT are more likely to come out ahead next year, but those in the consumer space may have a harder time getting funding.
Tech expert Prerna Gupta wants to answer your big questions about launching and growing a small business.
Seventeen-year-old Nick D'Aloisio is fueling headlines over his news-summary app Summly, but he's not the only teenage-app maker in town. Here's a look at the rising trend.
The news is filled with success stories from incubator-backed startups, but can these programs really help your startup? We weigh the positives and consider the negatives.