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Yes men and women’ present a very dangerous problem for entrepreneurs. As the founder of a startup, you are constantly seeking validation ensure you are on the right track, and the first place you usually look for that is your team – even before your customers. It sounds counterintuitive, but it’s reality.
FindaConsultant is the latest online service to help bring businesses and consultants together. The Australian startup aims to disrupt the B2B sector where there has been a notable lack of tailored recommendations for businesses.
Google is offering early-stage startups $100,000 in Cloud Platform credit for one year. This is a fairly clever customer acquisition strategy because chances are startups will continue using Google’s suite of products, but will have to start paying their bills after 12 months.
A global competition called Pitch will bring together major founders like Jack Dorsey (Twitter), Reed Hastings (Netflix), Elon Musk (PayPal, Tesla, Space X), Arianna Huffington (Huffington Post) and Niklas Zennström (Skype) to judge 200 of the world’s best startups.
The winner of Rackspace’s second annual Small Teams Big Impact competition was Wattcost, the startup responsible for a consumer-oriented WiFi-based technology which captures real-time data from electricity meters with a “stick-on” optical sensor.
Similar to US counterparts CoFoundersLab and founder2be, Crowdsurfa is an online platform connecting entrepreneurs with skilled co-founders.
If you missed out on yesterday’s LIVE educational broadcast, you can check it out now and see Mat Beeche sit down with Jane Lu (Showpo.com) Julie Stevanja (Stylerunner.com) and Landon Ray (Ontraport.com) to talk about how they built their businesses in the ecommerce sector.
Black Milk Clothing is the name of a label synonymous with women’s tights and leggings that are as loud as you can get. What started as as an attempt to sew out of boredom and a lack of life direction from Lillis soon became an online success story that would ride the hipster movement.