From Idea to Startup

You’ve identified a problem that you feel is your calling and you’re at that juncture where you need to take the plunge. But what do you do after that? How do you get started? Like you, there are ...


3 Simple Steps to Find Programmers for Your Startup

Even just a quick cruise of top startup blogs makes one thing pretty clear; if you’re a non-programmer, a “non-technical co-founder”  if you will, then you are gonna have to move mountains ...


Start-up Strategy: Advice for Entrepreneurs Under 30

From the simplest consumer product to the most complicated technology solution, the same mistakes often repeat themselves when starting new companies.  These mistakes make up the majority of the thor...


5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Bootstrap Without A Second Job

Quitting your job is scary. Quitting your job after you just spent your savings buying an apt in NYC is another level of scary. That is exactly what I did when I left my banking job to start my own co...


When Is The Best Time To Start A Startup?

“But now is not the best time” – Everyone else Accept a dream job, graduate, leave that dream job, convince three other people to do the same, launch a startup, land seed funding, ma...


Top 5 Apps For Your Startup

With countless apps available and dozens that I’ve downloaded personally, there are actually only a few that truly help your business everyday. As a lean startup, I quickly learned the importanc...


Bootstrapped Budget? 5 things to know if you outsource

When we had the idea of creating PrepLounge, my business partner and I knew that we could not afford it alone. Had we had a national (German) software company develop our website, we would definitely ...