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Blueseed: New Startup Could Sail Past Immigration Law

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A group of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs is trying to make it easier for its foreign counterparts to make and maintain business connections through an innovative end-run around U.S. immigration law: Putting them up for months at a time in a floating “Googleplex” that anchors in international waters — but is close enough for them to  Read more

Top 5 Positions For Startup and Where to Find Them

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BY:  JON BISCHKE  ~ It’s the New Year, which means setting new goals. For many startups, that means developing a new hiring plan. While the larger economy continues to mosey along, there’s high demand for a select group of individuals with skills that startups are looking for. We speak with hundreds of startups and recruiters  Read more

Long Island Tech Accelerator Chooses InterConnecta, Two Others

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By:  Lisa Du  ~ Long Island‘s first program to help guide and develop start-up companies is launching with its initial cohort of participants. The initiative, LI Tech COMETS, on Thursday named Mobitrons, Clerk 123 and InterConnecta as the first three companies to participate in the accelerator program, which aims to nurture local early-stage companies. The  Read more

Labor Intensive Efforts are Fine for Startups

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By:  David Cummings  ~ One area I find entrepreneurs constantly talking about, especially tech savvy entrepreneurs, is that of automating everything and having a “touchless” process whereby humans aren’t involved. A common example of this is having a web app with a self-service sign up and provisioning process complete with payment processing via credit card.  Read more

Hurricane Sandy And The Struggle To Overcome Destruction With Innovation

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By:  FAST COMPANY STAFF  ~ This week will be remembered for the blustery brutality of a Frankenstorm, the millions of lives impacted, and the huge economic toll on the eastern part of the country. But it will also be remembered for the bravery, ingenuity, and innovative thinking of those at the still-beating heart of the  Read more

The Emergence of South American Startups

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The South American entrepreneurial community is no longer a small band of companies vying for attention. Instead, it is a full-fledged movement with an ecosystem that is creating new connections for the economies of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and the rest of the world. These entrepreneurs represent a movement now. They are the “TechnoLatinas,” and their  Read more

Telefonica’s New $378M Latin American Incubator Fund

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By:  Mike Butcher  ~ There are a few significant trends going on in this particular era. There is an explosion of technology adoption and innovation happening in developing regions like Latin America, and a few of us are aware that big lumbering corporates are struggling to deal with the pace of change – indeed, it  Read more

How Do You Protect Company Info With Remote Workers?

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Your company has already suffered from budget cuts, and you have transitioned a portion of your employees to “virtual” home offices. The LAST thing you need is to feel insecure about where your business files and information are as they leave the company network… So how do you protect your valuable documents with remote workers?  Read more

Types of Startup Strategies

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By:  Jun Loayza  ~ I sat back and analyzed my startups today and compared my funded startups with my bootstrapped startups.  It’s logical to assume that my funded startups did better because we essentially had a huge influx of cash to invest into people, marketing, and product; however, my bootstrapped startups have done remarkably better  Read more

5 Keys For Startup Succees

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By: Janine Popick There’s nothing more exhilarating than having a great idea for a business and running with it. But before you start sprinting, there are a few essential things that need to be in place. Here are five – coincidentally, they all start with the letter “c” – that every start-up needs in order to  Read more

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