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Submissions Due Jan. 31 – Startup Spotlight in San Francisco

January 30, 2012 Rich 0

Clipped from: (share this clip) Are you trying to get attention for your Startup? The ad:tech folks are sponsoring a Startup Spotlight event in San Francisco on April 3-4. Tell your startup’s story in front of billions of dollars of brand marketing power! Join us for the Startup Spotlight […]

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Infographic: Where Home Businesses Go for Startup Capital

January 29, 2012 Rich 0

Clipped from: (share this clip) Kelly Teh over at CreditDonkey writes that 39% of business owners with no employees started their business with less than $5000 in startup capital, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. Their infographic illustrates where home business owners go for startup capital.

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The Entrepreneurial Brain and How to Treat It

January 28, 2012 Rich 0

Tim Donnelly writes that Dr. Aaron Blackledge has identified a common thread about how the entrepreneurial mind works—and how to treat it. They’re people that balance their neurochemistry by constantly doing something stimulating or innovative at all times. If you sat in a room with hyper-creatives and tech entrepreneurs, and […]

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Video: VendScreen Presents at PIE Demo Day

January 27, 2012 Rich 0

httpv:// In this video, Vendscreen presents at the PIE PDX Demo Day. VendScreen wirelessly delivers nutrition data and advertising to displays mounted on vending machines while collecting real-time, point-of-sale information for analytics tracking. We give users the ability to review nutrition information prior to purchase while providing operators a seamless […]

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Big Data Startups Vie for IBM Global Entrepreneur Honors

January 26, 2012 Rich 0

httpv:// This week IBM announced that nine Big Data Startups will vie for the 2012 IBM Global Entrepreneur Honors. Seclected from nearly 1000 applicants, the nine finalists will gather with the venture capital community in San Francisco at the end of January. The ingenuity and innovation from the startup community […]

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Do Non-Tech Startups Stand a Chance?

January 24, 2012 Rich 1

Are Non-Tech Startups a waste of time? Patrick FitzGerald writes that since techie Startups get all the attention, the non-techs need the following baselines covered if they want to attract an audience and capital: Uniqueness. A vending machine for movies (Redbox). A reverse ATM which provides cash for your old […]

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New Site to Take End-of-Life Directives into 21st Century

January 20, 2012 Rich 0

Clipped from: (share this clip)   Can Startups make healthcare better in America? A new free service aims to do just that by bringing medical directives into the 21st Century. Today ADVault launched MyDirectives, a free and secure platform that brings advance medical directives online, allowing hospitals and families […]

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Live Stream: Pie PDX Demo Day, Jan 17, 2:30pm PT

January 16, 2012 Rich 0

piepdx on Broadcast Live Free This video features the first official Demo Day of the Portland Incubator Experiment live from the Bagdad Theater. The Portland Incubator Experiment (PIE) is a partnership among leading brands, technology innovators, and Wieden+Kennedy-the largest privately held advertising and communications company in the world. It […]

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7 Small Businesses You Can Start for Under $500

January 16, 2012 Rich 1

Melinda F. Emerson at Entrepreneur magazine writes that there are a number of small businesses you can start for under $500. The best way to start a business for less than $500 is to figure out how to get paid for what you love to do,” says Clyde Anderson, a […]

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What Entrepreneurs Needs to Learn From Woody Allen

January 15, 2012 Rich 0

James Altucher over at TechCrunch writes that Woody Allen’s body of work has a lot to teach entrepreneurs. So what can we learn from Woody Allen? Wake up early Avoid distractions Work three to five hours a day and then enjoy the rest of the day Be as perfectionist as […]