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Selling Your Startup against Competitors

August 31, 2012 Rich 0

Over at Inc., Georffrey James writes that there is an art to selling against your competitors. Suppose you’re selling for a start-up and your competitor is a large established firm. And let’s suppose you know from your research that the competitor’s customer service department is often high-handed and annoying. By […]

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Video: Data Science Comes to Portland for Innovators Anonymous Workshop

August 30, 2012 Rich 0

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EzhsugqOcs In this video, Thomas Thurston from Growth Science International and a host of thought leaders describe how Data Science enables informed business decisions. Speakers include: Brandon Barnett (Intel), Rich Brueckner (insideHPC), Muki Hansteen-Izora (Intel), Torsten Hoefler (NSCA), and Fabrizio Petrini (IBM TJ Watson). The video was produced by inside-BigData.com […]

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Portland PDX Event Could be the Next SXSW

August 29, 2012 Rich 0

Over at Fortune, John Patrick Pullen writes that the Tech world may have just found the next SXSW. Called Portland Digital eXperience (PDX) and running Sept. 6–8, the programming will be feature discussions and presentations from international speakers as well as locals. Along the lines of regional events like Big […]

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Hurdles of the Startup Marathon

August 28, 2012 Rich 0

Over at Funders and Founders, Anna Vital writes that building a Startup is marathon, not a sprint race. This is a marathon, with hurdles. The startup marathon is one without a definitely route. At many points of it, you will find yourself wondring about the routes you should take, and […]

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Launching a Startup from Your Dormroom

August 27, 2012 Rich 0

Karim Aboelnaga writes that the key to successfully launching a Startup is do things in right order. The main reason entrepreneurial ventures fail is because of a lack of execution. I started my first venture at the age of 13. In hindsight, my internet startup failed because I was missing […]

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Call for Participation in Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)

August 26, 2012 Rich 0

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dj9_133ltt8 Got Exascale ideas? In this video, Thomas Ndousse-Fetter from the DoE Department of Science announces a Call for Participation in the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs (SBR/STTR). The programs are designed for small businesses that want to get involved in the Exascale technology development […]

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Gradspring Startup to Sponsor YouTube Contest for Advertising Students

August 23, 2012 Rich 0

This video provides an overview of Gradspring, a job board focusing on entry-level positions for recent graduates. The company recently joined forces with the crowdfunding platform Fundable.com to expand their user network and launch a contest for emerging advertising students and recent graduates of the Advertising field. Once the project […]

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CrowdSource Your Child’s College Fund with GradSave

August 22, 2012 Rich 0

A new Startups called GradSave enables you to crowdsource college savings with help from your family and friends. I’m so happy that my friends and family can help give my daughter the gift of education. Every dollar we can save for our six-month-old today will be worth $3 when she’s […]

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Totella Startup Shares the Story of the Sikh Tragedy

August 21, 2012 Rich 1

Clipped from: www.totella.com (share this clip) A new Startup called Totella is an effort by three Sikh entrepreneurs to enable people to share the stories that make up their lives. As an open media platform, the site was launched to share the story of the August 5th Sikh massacre in […]

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PDX Conference to Feature Tech Startups

August 20, 2012 Rich 0

Over at GigaOm, Tom Krazit writes that the Portland Digital Experience conference has finalized its list of speakers. The conference takes place Sept. 6-8. It might sound a little like SXSW, and while Oregon and Texas don’t have a lot in common at first glance, both Portland and Austin are […]