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14 Interviews With Billionaires to Watch this Weekend

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 8, 2013

Have some extra time this weekend? Instead of turning on the tv how about checking out some interviews with the worlds most succesful people. Richard Branson – Billionaire founder of Virgin Warren Buffett – Billionaire Investor Bill Gates – Founder of Microsoft and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Larry Ellison – Founder of Oracle Mark Cuban – Owner of the Dallas Mavericks and HDNet Mark Zuckerberg –…

17 Incubators & Accelerators to Help Launch Your Big Idea

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 6, 2013

Does your company need a boost? Incubators and accelerators can be a great option for any young company or even idea to get off the ground. These programs offer everything from funding, connections with top investors and mentors and collaborative work environments that can last for a few months to a whole year. Y-Combinator Y Combinator runs two three-month funding cycles a year, one from January through March and…

12 Informative TED Talks You Should See From 2013

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 5, 2013

There have been numerous TED events over that past couple of months and as usual they came with some great presentations. We have rounded up some of the most interesting and popular talks from 2013 below. These talks cover a wide range of topics but most importantly are meant to inform you and make you think. Take a few minutes to browse them. Amanda Palmer: The art of…

20 Free Entrepreneurship Courses Online to Check Out

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 1, 2013

We have been highlighting the numerous online resources that are tackling the education industry in recent weeks. Everyday new startups are launching and everyday new courses are being made available online at little to no cost. Many of these courses are taught by some of the best professors in the world. The below 20 entrepreneurship courses are just a start. There are many more available on a ton…

10 Free Places to Learn How to Code Online

by / ⠀Startup Advice / February 27, 2013

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 or developing an online presence. To address this problem there have been many…

22 Young Women Entrepreneurs and Their Companies to Watch

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Startup Advice / February 21, 2013

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 in November 2009, the website now offers over 35,000 dresses and accessories from…

11 Inspiring Videos Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

by / ⠀Startup Advice / February 19, 2013

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 out the link between 3 troubling trends: rising drop-out rates, schools’ dwindling stake…

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