Finding the Right Mix: Cordina Cocktails’ Craig Cordes Interview

A few friends were kicked off of a beach because they were drinking alcohol out of glass bottles.  So what would any rational, entrepreneurial-minded Millennial do? Invent a way to put alcoholic drin...


Building Apps in a Dorm to Mobile Innovation: Interview with Alex Moazed of Applico

The dorm room startup is a beautiful thing.  Alex Moazed started the mobile innovation firm Applico while studying at entrepreneurship powerhouse Babson College.  Alex was surrounded by friends who ...


13 Cool Ideas for Upgrading Your Office

Research shows people are happier if they like their office space. What is one tip you would give a fellow entrepreneur looking to make a fun, employee-friendly office upgrade? The following answers a...


Will It Walk? Determining Whether Your Business Idea Has Legs

Every problem is an opportunity because a good business idea can lie in the solution. Most successful businesses begin with someone merely solving a problem. Chances are if you’re experiencing diffi...


How Startups Can Keep Costs Down

Any aspiring CEO that desires to start a new business must adapt his thinking to the major new trends that have hit the marketplace in the past decade. Whether you are under 30 years of age or older, ...


Banish The Excuses: 5 Ways to Kick Start Entrepreneurship

Stop complaining that you hate your job.  Stop being jealous about your friend from high school who runs a multi-million dollar company while you wither away in a cubicle. And no more “I don’t ha...


Fastest Growing Startups to Watch in 2013

I am without a doubt a startup nerd; I watch and follow startups with the same enthusiasm and dedication that most people follow sports. Nothing is more exciting to me than being a fan of a fledgling ...


5 Things Startups Should Never Do

Despite the odds stacked against the success of startups, the allure of the occasional startup success story keeps inspiring other entrepreneurs to try their hands at a high growth business venture. W...


Are You a Startup Porn Addict?

Startup porn, simply put, is a collection of entertaining, stimulating, and worthless activities that distract an entrepreneur from focusing on what really matters, hindering future achievements. When...


How to Negotiate Your Equity Compensation in VC-Backed Startups

In our work at venture-backed startups, we are amazed at how hard new employees will negotiate pay, benefits, workspace, duties, titles, etc. and just totally accept their equity compensation. So, we ...