details matter for startups

Startup Success is in the Details

Posted: 09.21.2017

The thing about entrepreneurs is that they tend to be dreamers. Risk-takers. Visionaries. All these roles require a macro point of view, one where they can see the finish line and believe—and get their team to believe—that they can make it there. However, sometimes the hurdles and twists and militant-style...

Bootstrap Like You Mean It: How to Get Your Startup Going with Little Cash

Posted: 09.07.2017

You have a brilliant startup idea, and you just know it’s going to take off. There’s just one minor hiccup: you’ve got very little capital to get the darn thing off the ground. This isn’t a pretty scenario, but it’s the common one. A lot of successful companies were...

Startup hiring teams

How to Build a Great Startup Team

Posted: 05.11.2017

Hiring your few employees is a tricky process. You’re limited by several factors, including little (or no) brand recognition, tight funds and huge expectations. Plus, your early team members are a rare breed. They must be able to take on niche work, such as that of a programmer, but...

The Common Thread Among $1 Billion+ Startups: Immigrants.

Posted: 02.07.2017

Are immigrants the key to billion-dollar businesses? If you look at the startup economy, you'd think so. The facts say that innovation is driven by thinking in new ways; approaching problems through an entirely different lens (ones we weren’t even aware existed). It’s about pushing boundaries and considering ideas you...

Girls in Tech Appoints Ten Inspiring Executives to Its Board of Directors

Posted: 06.11.2015

IBM, Cisco, Samsung Electronics, Match.com, Intel, Blurb, EmbraceHer Health, Automattic, Diamius Multinational, and Axosoft among the amazing companies now represented on the Girls In Tech Board. SAN FRANCISCO - Girls In Tech, an organization focused on empowerment, engagement, and education of women in technology, announces the appointment of ten new outstanding business leaders...

15 MINUTES WITH CATALYST CONFERENCE SPEAKER LAURA OWEN

Posted: 04.01.2015

Talk about a powerful chica! Laura Owen worked for Kansas State Office--Laura was the First woman to hold the position of Kansas Secretary of Office! Umnn...wow! ...and this was just the beginning...Here's more on Laura: Q1: Who was your first female mentor and how did she help you? My mother. Women...