Monthly Archives: July 2012

If you could go back, what would you tell yourself?!

1 in 12 startups succeed, and these businesses are healthy, growing and maybe even profitable. But that’s not to say there weren’t bumps in the road. We’ve asked some founders for things they wish they knew when they started their companies, in the hopes that it’ll help you and your startup avoid a fatal flaw. Read their helpful tips here

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New Crowdfunding sites to Watch

 

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, signed into law by President Obama this week.For the tech field, the single biggest change is that it legalizes crowdfunding for business ventures. Previously, entrepreneurs couldn’t sell shares in privately held companies to the general public. Now, with some restrictions, small firms will be able to raise up to $1 million from small-time investors. Click here to read more

 

Kayak Finally Sets The Price Of Its IPO

 

The online travel booking service announced that it has priced shares at between $22 to $25 and will trade on the NASDAQ under the ticker KYAK.

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5 Quick Steps to a Killer TED Speech

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design.These speeches are used to inspire people. In the article, in order to push the conversation forward, here are 5 quick steps to a killer TED speech. Click here to keep read these tips!

Crowdfunding takes on the Fashion World

The fashion industry is fuelled by creativity. But nothing stifles this ingenuity more than the creator not having the required funds to bring their dreams and visions to life. However, fashionistas now have at their fingertips a funding tool as inspired as their works, and that instrument is crowd funding with iPledg. Click here to read more!