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4 Startups from AlphaLab

By VisionwizTeam at July 18, 2014 | 11:23 am | 0 Comment

4 Startups from AlphaLab

AlphaLab provides early-stage technology companies with an extensive mentor network, educational sessions with industry leaders, and a rich entrepreneurial work environment within a nationally ranked accelerator program. 4 Startups from AlphaLab 1. SitWith SitWith aims to bring people together for relaxed and interesting conversations over a shared meal. By more...

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How Startups Should Make Their Product Different

By Martin at June 30, 2014 | 8:34 am | 0 Comment

How Startups Should Make Their Product Different

Every entrepreneur believes that their product or service is different, and that every customer will quickly see the advantage over competitors. Yet true product differentiation in the eye of the customer is rarely achieved. According to a survey by Bain & Companya while back, 80% of businesses believe they have differentiated offerings, but only 8% of customers more...

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How Startups Should Approach Investors

By Martin at June 26, 2014 | 11:11 am | 0 Comment

How Startups Should Approach Investors

Don’t bash the competition. Every investor knows how vulnerable a new startup is to competitors, so investors always ask about yoursustainable competitive advantage in the marketplace. How an entrepreneur answers this question speaks volumes about their knowledge of business realities, customers, confidence, and their ability to handle investor more...

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Five Strategies For Customer Engagement For Startups

By Martin at May 26, 2014 | 8:06 am | 0 Comment

Five Strategies For Customer Engagement For Startups

The days are gone when a techie or a genius could build things in his garage and customers would find and buy the product, based purely on the “wow factor” of the technology. New technologies are everywhere today. People have seen so much that they are blasé, or actually fear pure technology. They want a personable brand, before they will consider the more...

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Startups Are All About Execution

By Martin at May 17, 2014 | 9:38 am | 0 Comment

Startups Are All About Execution

I’ve always said that startups are all about execution. Sometimes I encounter self-proclaimed entrepreneurs who have been “thinking” about a concept for many years, and haven’t started yet. Some of these may be visionaries, but none are real entrepreneurs - yet.Elon Musk has built several innovative companies, including SpaceX and Tesla Motors, and is worth about more...

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Fundamental Truths Of The Startup Industry

By Martin at May 10, 2014 | 9:07 am | 0 Comment

Fundamental Truths Of The Startup Industry

Entrepreneurs who require funding for their startup have long counted on self-accredited high net worth individuals (“angels”) to fill their needs, after friends and family, and before they qualify for institutional investments (“VCs”). New crowd funding platforms on the Internet, like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo, as well as the Jobs Act of 2012, are expected more...

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4 Startups From Chicago

By VisionwizTeam at May 9, 2014 | 8:33 am | 0 Comment

4 Startups From Chicago

4 Startups From Chicago 1. Chitter Chitter is a new startup that rewards you with free offers and special discounts for doing something you already do: posting photos to your social media! 2. Foxtrot Foxtrot is a new startup that aims to handpicked & curate best food menus and deliver it within one hour at your location. more...

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4 Beta Starups For SignUP

By VisionwizTeam at March 4, 2014 | 10:28 am | 0 Comment

4 Beta Starups For SignUP

4 Beta Starups For SignUP 1. Polylinguo Polylinguo is the first web app specifically designed to teach existing programmers their 2nd, 3rd, 4th... programming language 2. Quantave Quantave is the world's first and most advanced cryptocurrency market insights platform 3. Aircall Aircall is a new beta startup that aims to manage your business more...

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4 Startups For SignUp

By VisionwizTeam at January 31, 2014 | 10:30 am | 0 Comment

4 Startups For SignUp

4 Startups For SignUp 1. Levisto Levisto is a new beta startup that aims to help you figure out what posts are generating discussion and which author's content is performing the best so you know where to focus your future efforts. 2. Sherlybox Sherlybox is a new beta startup that aims to help you sync, share and backup your sensitive files while your more...

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How To Avoid Common Mistakes While Running Startup Company

By Martin at January 8, 2014 | 8:30 am | 0 Comment

How To Avoid Common Mistakes While Running Startup Company

I’ve been advising and mentoring startups and growth companies for years, and find myself always pushing them to try something new, for the sake of growth and survival. When you try new things, you make mistakes, and I’ve seen many. Smart companies learn from their own mistakes, but some don’t pay enough attention to other people’s mistakes. In the spirit more...

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