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Why Resilient Teams Are More Important Than Big Ideas

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How important is having a “big idea” for startups? The founder’s idea has to be good enough to serve as a lure for talent. Staffing Up.

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A Serial Entrepreneur’s Guide To Uncovering Awesome Startup Ideas

InfoChachkie

As I note in Spilling The Beans , the basic ideas upon which startups are founded are worth nothing. The Idea – brief description.

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Here is Why Non-Obvious Startup Ideas Can Yield the Largest Results

Both Sides of the Table

The post Here is Why Non-Obvious Startup Ideas Can Yield the Largest Results appeared first on Bothsides of the Table. Amazon. Not one. At all.

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Latest Oculus Rift Idea: The Matrix, But For Chickens

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However, the latest idea to make the rounds is an original one: to use the hardware to create what would essentially be "The Matrix", for chickens.

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Here Comes New Ideas from BPM

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The post Here Comes New Ideas from BPM appeared first on TechZulu. Cost Efficiency. Business Agility. Compliance Ease and Transparency.

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Edison Jr.'s Latest Gadget Idea: The DoorBot

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Edison Jr. said it has started raising $250,000 to bring its product to life, via a crowdfunding effort. Siminoff and Edison Jr.'s Edison Jr.

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Snapchat Settles With Reggie Brown Over Idea For Startup

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Venice, California-based Snapchat said Tuesday that it has settled a dispute with Reggie Brown , the fellow Stanford University student who had claimed that he came up with the idea for Snapchat. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed. READ MORE>>. snapchat lawsuit reggie brown legal settlement social media

Your Startup Idea Should Not Be Charming, It Must Be All Consuming - The Myth Of The Epiphany

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Great ideas are like earbugs, you cannot shake them. There is probably a very good reason the idea has remained in your thoughts for so long.

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IdeaMensch brings your ideas to life

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Well, here's an idea. What are you doing tomorrow night after work? know, I know.one of our typical loaded questions. Visit TechZulu for full story. Entrepreneurship Events News Startup Brittany Laughlin Dan Gould Gtrot ideamensch ideamensch LA Jessica Jackley Kiva Namesake

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Silicon Beach Fest Hollywood, LA Tech Summit, and Idea to Screen | Why You Need to Attend Any or All

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The post Silicon Beach Fest Hollywood, LA Tech Summit, and Idea to Screen | Why You Need to Attend Any or All appeared first on TechZulu.

JumpStartFund Takes On Crowdfunding, Advice For Research Startups

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A new, Los Angeles area startup launched this morning, hoping to use the power of the crowd to help take ideas to launch. The startup--headed by Dirk Ahlborn--has created a system which lets the crowd provide feedback, ideas, and even crowdfunding to take ideas and research to market. READ MORE>>.

See if customers scream [Big Idea Series]

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Founders I interview keep telling me to focus on the One Thing, the key feature that's so important to users that they'd put up with the bugs which are a natural part of a startup's early days, but I often wonder, "how can we find that One Thing?" David Cohen gave me the answer

UCLA DEV Contest Proves Grand Ideas & Teamwork are Essential to LA Tech

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Show as slideshow]. 1 2 3 ► The post UCLA DEV Contest Proves Grand Ideas & Teamwork are Essential to LA Tech appeared first on TechZulu.

Ideas Los Angeles

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, June 16, 2016 -- IDEAS Los Angeles. IDEAS – a spark of soul, a measure of brilliance, an act of creation. Ideas are the inspiration, and the ignition, of human endeavor. IDEAS LA aims to capture the essence of our collective ingenuity in a fun and interactive setting. See [link] (more

Ideas Los Angeles

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 -- IDEAS Los Angeles. IDEAS – a spark of soul, a measure of brilliance, an act of creation. Ideas are the inspiration, and the ignition, of human endeavor. IDEAS LA aims to capture the essence of our collective ingenuity in a fun and interactive setting. See [link] (more

Tapping The Power Of The Crowd For Ideas, Advice and Funding, with JumpStartFund

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We offer up those ideas and patents to any user on the Internet, and they can sign up on the site to work with the entrepreneur on the idea.

Bill Gross Backs Startup Idea Marketplace IdeaMarket

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Ideas posted on the site include "Pizza Bot" -- mobile app for pizza delivery; "Trashnado" -- mobile app for garbage removal; "Power Belt" - a wearable belt to charge your cell phone--and others. All of those ideas have a pre-commited amount of capital from investors willing to back those ideas. READ MORE>>.

Small Ideas, Big Benefits

InfoChachkie

Such ideas require little-to-no capital, usually last for a relatively short duration and are of nominal size. Note that I am not purporting that these are particularly amazing or unique ideas. Investors invest in people, not ideas. Exercise: Weekly Business Idea. Weekly Venture Idea Worksheet. Fashion Show. study?

University Students Get $200K For Clean Technology Startups

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Hawaiian firm eHale also was given a promising idea award for integrating solar cells into indoor and outdoor, home and office furniture. caltech idea business competition startup university west look firstREAD MORE>>.

Know When To Declare Defeat And Toss Out A Bad Idea – Do Not Be Afraid To Say, “That Baby Be Ugly!”

InfoChachkie

Idea Cronyism. This is analogous to a startup CEO selecting which ideas will be considered by a larger group for implementation.

Citysearch, IAC Looks To Contest For Business Ideas

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West Hollywood-based Citysearch , the local reviews and directory service of IAC, has taken an unusual approach to finding its next business idea: it's running a contest which asks its users to submit a "brilliant" idea for web and mobile applications. Tags: citysearch business contest idea venture capital equity READ MORE>>.

Social Media to Build Reputation and Reach Prospects – More Ideas

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You should likely check out some of his ideas from posts: 5 Ways to Maximize Your LinkedIn Profile Add a picture Update your status Get recommended Update websites Get your name in your public profile Great suggestions. His other posts have similarly great ideas for twitter, LinkedIn Groups, and more. Or Sell a House. It's important.

Gamma Medica-Ideas Raises $24M

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Northridge-based Gamma Medica-Ideas , a developer of digital molecular imaging systems, said Tuesday that it has raised $24M in financing. Gamma Medica-Ideas develops digital imaging products, used for medical research and the drug discovery market, as well as for diagnosis of cancer in women.

Funding the Big Idea

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 -- Funding the Big Idea! The event features our premier Speed Dating* program where you can personally meet one on one and present your idea to Angel Investors, Venture Capitalists, and Private and Public Equity Investors. See [link].

How to Build a Startup & Understanding Venture Capital

Both Sides of the Table

There are very few ideas that are obviously a billion-dollar idea from the start. So what should you do? And Lyft? And so forth.

IDEAS LA - The Future of Digital Technology and Content: Media and Entertainment and Lifestyle and Health

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, June 16, 2016 -- IDEAS LA - The Future of Digital Technology and Content: Media and Entertainment and Lifestyle and Health. See [link] (more

IDEAS LA - The Future of Digital Technology and Content: Media and Entertainment and Lifestyle and Health

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 -- IDEAS LA - The Future of Digital Technology and Content: Media and Entertainment and Lifestyle and Health. See [link] (more

Insights and Opinions: How to Decide if You Have a Business Or Just an Idea

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Do you have a real business in front of you, or just an idea? attorney lawyer legal opinion insights advice startup idea business crowley matt

StockTwits: Twitter Hijacked Our Idea

socalTECH

Stocktwits developed the idea of click-able stock tickers, allowing users to search for conversations about certain stocks on the micro-messaging site, as well as through partners like CNN Money, Yahoo Finance, and others. Twitter announced the feature this morning on its stream. READ MORE>>.

JumpStartFund Launches First Ever Crowd-Powered Portal For Startups

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Helping solicit new business ideas and patents from individuals, federal research labs, universities and other R&D organizations countrywide.

Marketing Idea Clinic

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, March 12, 2009 -- TCVN invites you to attend its Marketing Idea Clinic/Workshop Bring real-world issues and your own business problems before experts and watch in real-time as they slay your marketing challenges. See [link] (more

Marketing Idea Clinic/Workshop

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, March 5, 2009 -- TCVN invites you to attend its Marketing Idea Clinic/Workshop. Bring real-world issues and your own business problems before experts and watch in real-time as they slay your marketing challenges. See [link] (more

12 Ideas for Stronger Website Engagement

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, September 20, 2012 -- 12 Ideas for Stronger Website Engagement. Karen Marchetti from Response FX will take you through the 12 hottest ideas to drive stronger prospect and customer engagement across your web "Content Hubs". TCOSC Marketing and Sales Executives Society. See [link].

How To Protect Your Ideas

SoCal Tech Calendar

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR IDEAS and ADD VALUE TO YOUR COMPANY; Our speaker is MARK GOLDSTEIN, Attorney at Law, SoCal IP Law Group LLP. Tuesday, February 1, 2011 -- CLEAN TECHNOLOGY LEADERS CONFERENCE. See [link] (more

TEDx USC ??Ideas Empowered?? Conference

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010 -- TEDx USC Ideas Empowered Conference. TEDx USC Ideas Empowered conference will take place on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at USC's Bovard Auditorium. Save the date! See [link] (more

How To Vet Startup Opportunities – Quit Your Day Job With Confidence

InfoChachkie

The reality is that what I think about anyone’s nascent idea is totally meaningless. A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes.

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Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Startup Marketing Ideas - Eric David Greenspan

SoCal CTO

I’ve recently had a chance to reconnect with Eric David Greenspan ( LinkedIn , Twitter ) He’s the CEO of Make It Work a high quality, personal, high touch technology service provider for homes and small businesses. He’s done several startups and is a board member of the Technology Council of Southern California (which is where I met him originally).

Golden Opportunities: New Product Ideas

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 -- Golden Opportunities: New Product Ideas. How do you find new product ideas that are likely to succeed? Techbizconnection. Large software companies are increasingly relying on fostering communities and nurture business ecosystems to be successful. See [link] (more

50 Ideas In 50 Minutes

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, July 23, 2009 -- 50 Ideas In 50 Minutes. Pam Wasley, President/CEO of Orange Countys largest interim executive solutions firm, challenges the panel presenters to cough up the best and the brightest ideas to help companies break through growth inhibitors which are killing their momentum. SDSIC. See [link] (more

JumpStartFund Looks To Make Elon Musk's Hyperloop A Reality

socalTECH

There was a lot of hype earlier this month over the introduction of the idea for Hyperloop--a system for getting people to and from the Bay Area in only minutes , using 800 mile per hour aluminum pods. However, Hyperloop is just that--only an idea--and Musk isn''t planning to take it to market, just yet. READ MORE>>.