SoftBank CEO: Downturn May Last Longer for Startups

SoftBank Group CEO Masayoshi Son had sobering words for startups, warning the economic downturn may last longer for them.

How To Get PR For Your Tech Startup

How can you make your tech startup stand out? Through the careful use of pr for your tech startup. Learn how in the info below.

Techstars and JP Morgan to Invest in Latino Startups in the US

Techstars and JP Morgan are working together to invest in hundreds of Latino startups in the US.

3 Tech Startups Making it Big in Texas

Austin and other cities in Texas have been long heralded for their startup prowess. Learn more about Texas startups below.

A Look at the Types of Startups

The word startup comes up with an image of high-risk, high-growth, and funded technological companies. While some firms do meet this profile, but they are still a minority. Startups can be characterized depending on their growth potential, funding requirements, and…

Senator Josh Hawley’s Antitrust Bill Would Hurt Startups More Than Big Tech

Senator Josh Hawley introduced a bill Monday aimed at addressing antitrust concerns, but it may do more harm than good.

Investing in Africa: The New Land of Opportunity

Did you know that, as recently as 2019, the top five fastest growing economies in the world were in Africa?  It may be surprising, but it’s true that the overall African economy is growing at a rate of 2x faster…

Box CEO: I’m A Pretty Annoying Founder

Box co-founder and CEO Aaron Levie recently appeared on the Jason Calacanis podcast, This Week In Startups, where he talked about being annoying and stubborn.

Waves of Job Losses For 2.2 Million Startup Employees, Says VC Group

According to a report on CNBC, startups may not get government money from the coronavirus relief bill if they have already taken venture capital or private equity money.

Founders Syndrome Is a Real Thing, Says Craigslist Founder

“I wasn’t temperamentally suited to be CEO or really any kind of manager,” says Craiglist founder Craig Newmark. “So I was thinking maybe it is time to step down. The biggest lesson is that founders syndrome is a real thing. The faster you think about that and then step down the better off you are.”

You Haven’t Seen a Mass Social Media User Revolt

The social media space is pretty ripe for disruption. There’s always this trade-off between privacy and communications and so we want as users and consumers to be able to communicate with our friends and to be connected, but we also want our privacy.

What’s the #1 Thing Founders Should Avoid Doing in a Pitch?

Earlier this week LinkedIn launched 30 second videos for Influencers. One of the first questions put out there by LinkedIn was about what not to do in a pitch meeting. There were some very interesting and helpful answers for any…

Facebook’s FbStart Program Helps Asia Pacific Developers

Facebook launched FbStart in April of 2014 to help startups take off by offering them developer tools and services for free. The company partnered with a number of third-party service providers to do so. Facebook has given periodic updates on…

Facebook’s FbStart Expands To Pre-Launch Startups, Adds Benefits

In April of last year, Facebook announced FbStart, a program to give satartups developer tools and services from Facebook and partner companies to help them get their businesses to take off. The company opened it up to startups the following…

Twitter’s Flock Developer Series & Hatch Contest: What You Need To Know

Twitter is wooing developers more than ever in 2015. It’s hard to believe, but the company only recently held its first-ever developer conference, Flight. The October event saw the unveiling of Twitter’s Fabric developer kits and Digits sign-in. There are…

Amazon Apparently Working On Secret Startup Platform

Amazon is reportedly working on some kind of new “platform for inventors”. Details about just what this might entail are far from plentiful, but there are some job listings Amazon has, which hint at the project. Re/code’s Jason Del Rey…

Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams Launches Obvious Ventures

Evan Williams, co-founder of Twitter and Blogger, is back with his third version of Obvious, the previous versions of which spawned Twitter, Medium, and Twitter co-founder Biz Stone’s Jelly and Super. This one is called Obvious Ventures, and running the…

Facebook Adds Stripe Benefits To FbStart

Facebook announced that it’s adding benefits provided by Stripe to FbStart, as well as launching a new site where members can manage their benefits and learn more about the program. Faceobook first announced FbStart at its f8 developer conference back…

Facebook Kicks Off FbStart Tour, Offers More To Startups

At its f8 developer conference in April, Facebook launched FbStart, a program aimed at supporting startups by offering them thousands of dollars worth of tools and services to help them get their apps to take off. The company opened up…

AOL Launches BBG Fund Focused On Women-Led Tech Start-Ups

AOL announced a new venture fund focused on early stage investments in women-led consumer internet start-ups, and appointed Susan Lyne to run it. It’s called the BBG Fund. The BBG Fund will make seed and Series A investments, focusing on…