Category Archives: Startup

To the Aspiring Unicorns of the Future
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To the Aspiring Unicorns of the Future

Introduction: The world of unicorns has changed over the last year – and the public markets, especially in the technology sector, seem to have taken a special dislike (some perhaps just for the short term) of overpriced valuations, slower than expected growth rates, widening negative EBITDAs, and far and wide reaching geopolitical impacts. Naturally, that […]

What Startups Can Do About Cyber Attacks
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What Startups Can Do About Cyber Attacks

A cybersecurity report by Ponemon Institute, in association with Keeper Security, found that in the 12 months leading up to June 2016, 55 percent of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) experienced a cyber attack, while 50 percent encountered data breaches involving customer and employee information. These statistics belie the common notion that cybercriminals attack only […]

My Best Advice For Aspiring Entrepreneurs And Tech Startups
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My Best Advice For Aspiring Entrepreneurs And Tech Startups

What an incredible time to be a tech startup! The opportunities out there are just tremendous. Digital payments, wearable technology, mobile healthcare, virtual reality and gamification, predictive analytics, and green tech—these are just a few of the startup areas that are expected to be big this year, according to venture capitalists and industry experts. “Full […]

“Innovation” in a Competitive Startup Economy
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“Innovation” in a Competitive Startup Economy

Seventy-three percent of U.S. adults  agree that we’re living in an age of significant innovation. Indeed, the pace at which new products and services are being developed is truly incredible. In 2014 alone, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted a record 300,678 utility patents – the most issued in a single year, ever. Meanwhile, 81 percent of […]