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    Don’t Take These 6 Shortcuts with Your Startup Business

    Plunging right in and recruiting a top-notch executive for your startup who has tons of experience working in large companies might seem like a good idea. However, in reality, recruiting candidates without any startup experience can do your business more damage than good. Taking shortcuts might seem like a good idea to save you time, money and […]

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    3 Amazing Resolutions for Freelancers

    Another year is here! Each year, I like to come up with business resolutions. These resolutions are different than my business goals which are more concrete. My resolutions are usually related to working on mindset or self-improvement. New Year Resolutions for Freelancers Here are some resolutions that can help freelancers level up in 2018: Implement Like […]

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    How Start-ups Can Change Traditional Work Routine

    A good work routine can set you up for success. While on the other hand, sticking to a traditional routine can make the office atmosphere dull. Few small changes in the workplace can improve motivation and morale of the employees. The workforce mindset is changing. More and more people are switching from their office to […]

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    Industrial IoT startups to drive next wave of growth: Report

    While wearables and devices have been the darling of investors in the IoT sector, going forward, industrial IoT startups will drive the next wave of growth, say the Zinnov Zones 2017 IoT Technology and Services report. Here are the key highlights of the report: – Consumer IoT is leading the surge of funding with a cumulative share of 19%. […]

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    Thai entrepreneurs fire up start-ups

    Priceza has compiled over 10 million products online to help users compare prices in seconds. (Photo by Ratchanee Sriwattanachai) Thailand’s start-up ecosystem of 2017 continues to grow, as more established companies begin to scale up in the wake of early funding rounds. Since 2012, the country has experienced a more than 2,000% increase in fully […]

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    More People Open Marketing Emails on Thanksgiving than Black Friday, Study Finds

    With Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Small Business Saturday among the biggest sales days for businesses, research from small business email marketing solution Constant Contact shows consumers are opening less and less email marketing messages on Black Friday. However, these same consumers aren’t shy about checking those emails on Thanksgiving (Nov. 23, 2017 in the US). Email Marketing […]

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    Social Capital has started investing in startups, sight unseen

    There’s little question that former Facebook executive and venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya thoroughly enjoys challenging the way that startups are funded. Because he has the hot hand, so to speak, he’s able to get away with it, too. Last month, for example, Palihapitiya’s firm, Social Capital, took the unusual step of raising $600 million in an IPO […]

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    Banks back fintech start-ups, eye access to tech solutions in return

    Kotak Mahindra Bank’s chief digital officer Deepak Sharma says the bank has worked with 100 start-ups in the last 18 months. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint Mumbai: Banks are fast emerging as accelerators for financial technology (fintech) start-ups, offering them opportunities to build proof of concept and scale in return for their products or technology solutions. Some lenders […]