Author Archive: Jared O'Toole
Many people are intimidated by the thought of learning how to code. The truth is that especially for college students and people entering the workforce it’s one industry that actually has a shortage of talent. This demand is something that will only increase in the coming years as more and more companies are based online […]
Everyone needs a little inspiration once in awhile. Here are 15 inspirational quotes to help kickoff your week the right way. Let us know which one is your favorite in the comments. Which one is your favorite?
Jennifer Carter Fleiss Company: Rent the Runway Age: 28 The numbers: $50 million funding with over 3 million members Rent the Runway is a membership-based website that rents high-end designer apparel and accessories on a 4- or 8-day basis. The company was founded by two Harvard Business School graduates, Jennifer Hyman and Jennifer Carter Fleiss. Launched […]
Steve Jobs: How to live before you die At his Stanford University commencement speech, Steve Jobs, CEO and co-founder of Apple and Pixar, urges us to pursue our dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks — including death itself. Ken Robinson: Changing education paradigms In this talk from RSA Animate, Sir Ken Robinson lays […]
There are a ton of blogs out there talking about small businesses, startups and entrepreneurship but a bunch really standout from the crowd. These bloggers are all also active on twitter, which is a great way to engage them and see what else they are reading, thinking and talking about. Below are some of the […]
Last week we covered “10 Places to Learn for Free Online” where you can find courses and information on just about anything you need. One of the resources we mentioned was TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) where you can access thousands of talks by some of the worlds most remarkable people. These talks don’t focus on […]
Need a little inspiration? Here we have collected a bunch of great picture quotes to motivate and inspire you to push forward.
Looking for some real world experience at awesome companies? There is a new program run by Enstitute that might be just want you’re looking for. This program is not meant to replace a college degree but can be used to supplement one and open doors to new opportunities. Enstitute pairs students or apprentices, ages 18 to 24, with startup […]
What’s the next big thing? There’s a good chance someone on this list is either starting it or funding it. The investors below have been a there as founders or investors for many of the companies that have shaped the internet like Amazon, eBay, AOL, Paypal, Facebook, Twitter, Google and many more. These investors have […]