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Off on the Right Foot – Interview with Startup Nice Laundry Co-Founder Ricky Choi

Off on the Right Foot – Interview with Startup Nice Laundry Co-Founder Ricky Choi

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

From Kickstarter Success to Fully Scaling a Growing Startup Ricky Choi is a young entrepreneur who not only cares about his style, but makes sure to keep his friends up to date on fashion as well. Nice Laundry co-founder Phil Moldavski was a fashionable guy from head to toe – except when it came to his […]

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A Joke Turned Into a Multi-Million Dollar Business: Interview with Omar Tayeb of Blippar

A Joke Turned Into a Multi-Million Dollar Business: Interview with Omar Tayeb of Blippar

| March 4, 2014 | 2 Comments

Knock knock. Who’s there? Blippar. Blippar who? Blippar, a startup that spun out of a joke to amass millions of users and bring static content to life.  It wasn’t a knock-knock joke, but a silly challenge between friends that brought the queen on a ten pound note to life, which later would be developed into […]

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Tackling the Question of Valuation for Seed-Stage Startups

Tackling the Question of Valuation for Seed-Stage Startups

| February 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

How much should I raise? How expensive are your experiments? In any startup, there are huge risks in your future. Your job as a seed-stage company is to identify the biggest risks and tackle them first. Money doesn’t buy you a ticket around these risks. Instead, fundraising allows your team to build experiments that attempt […]

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How To Find Your Purpose In Life In 3 Simple Steps

How To Find Your Purpose In Life In 3 Simple Steps

| February 4, 2014 | 5 Comments

  To me there are different types of approaches or ideologies with which people live their life. There are some who don’t care about the way they live life, there are others who strive hard to live a moderate and ordinary life, while there is a third kind of ideology in which people try to […]

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4 Companies Who Foster Innovation

4 Companies Who Foster Innovation

| January 30, 2014 | 5 Comments

Do You Know How To Make Your Teams Innovate? Most organizations realize that in today’s competitive world simply plodding on and delivering more of the same will only get you so far. If you keep on producing the same products and services, year on year, with minimal development, sooner rather than later, a new disruptive […]

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An Open Door: Young Entrepreneur Interview with KeyMe’s Greg Marsh

An Open Door: Young Entrepreneur Interview with KeyMe’s Greg Marsh

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ever been locked out of your house or apartment?  If you’re anything like me or Greg Marsh’s wife, you have…often.  After several costly and lengthy lockouts, Greg took the problem of getting locked out and created an effective solution – KeyMe.  KeyMe is a mobile app that allows you to digitally store your key information […]

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Water that Takes a Different Shape – Interview with My Cause Water’s Michael Fitzgerald II

Water that Takes a Different Shape – Interview with My Cause Water’s Michael Fitzgerald II

| December 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

While the $11.8 billion bottled water market seems like an attractive option for innovation and new entrants, the market has some of the toughest competitors including PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Nestle, and Poland Spring. Despite this strong competition, for Michael Fitzgerald II of My Cause Water, the beverage industry was always attractive, and bottled water appeared to […]

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The Financial Side of the Startup – Interview with Lili Balfour

The Financial Side of the Startup – Interview with Lili Balfour

| December 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

Raising startup capital can be tricky.  Many startups fail before getting started because of financial limitations.  Despite the need of many young companies, banks aren’t exactly jumping at the chance to work with 20-30 year olds with a new business idea.  Due to the volatile nature of a startup and high failure rate, there is […]

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Which High-Rising Startup Do You Love Best?

Which High-Rising Startup Do You Love Best?

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

According to Silicon Valley Business Journal, this is the list of the top ten most buzz-filled and momentum-driving startups. Accelerator/incubator programs are seeing more and more SaaS firms. They’re easy to set up with a handful of people and are rapidly scalable (just don’t lose momentum!). But are we seeing too many of these kinds […]

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Solving Arguments through the Power of the Crowd: Interview with Imagoo Founder & CEO Mickey Hernandez

Solving Arguments through the Power of the Crowd: Interview with Imagoo Founder & CEO Mickey Hernandez

| September 13, 2013 | 2 Comments

Only 12 credits short of graduating from UNLV with a degree in economics, Imagoo CEO Mickey Hernandez is in no hurry to graduate.  “On my lunch break I run over to school to take a class and head back over to work for the rest of the day.” The 22 year-old has always wanted to […]

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