Tag Archive: Entrepreneur

May 19 2011

Good writing can help a startup succeed

Public relations and communicating with customers are two situations where good writing can make a difference for a startup.

May 01 2011

How to refine your elevator pitch

To improve your elevator pitch, start with your value proposition, state your audience, listen to feedback, and remember the goal.

Apr 19 2011

How Startup Weekend got our company off the ground

Startup Weekend

Here's my experience at Startup Weekend, an incubator that helped get our company off the ground.

Feb 22 2011

Seven tips for being interviewed over Skype

Here’s the advice we’d give other entrepreneurs being interviewed for an audio podcast like BitBanter.

Feb 09 2011

Your customers have time- and attention-deficit disorder. Deal with it.

The 24-Hour Customer

Here's how to better design your products around customers' time- and attention-deficit disorder, from The 24-Hour Customer.

Jan 24 2011

How to make the most of a Hacker News meetup


At a Hacker News Readers meetup, here's what you'll find and how you can make connections.

Jan 17 2011

What an entrepreneur can learn from Plankton on SpongeBob SquarePants

Mr. Krabs, owner of the Krusty Krab

When it comes to entrepreneurs, Plankton on SpongeBob SquarePants is pretty bad. Here are four lessons we can learn from him.

Jan 04 2011

Venture Capital Outlook 2011: Washington DC and beyond

See what venture capitalists said they think will happen in 2011 from this Mid-Atlantic panel discussion hosted by Potomac Tech.

Dec 20 2010

Should a startup write a business plan?

There’s strongly conflicting advice out there about whether it’s worthwhile for a startup company to write a business plan.

Dec 07 2010

Recruiting for success at White Glove Apps

Our recruitment philosophy places a premium on everyone's time because we believe that good talent and good companies move fast.

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