Accelerators Have Resources To KickStart Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

A few are still trying to make a profitable business out of nurturing startups, but it’s a challenge to make money when your customer startups don’t have many resources to give. incubators resources startup ycombinator

7 Critical Resources For A Thriving Startup Community

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It may not seem fair, but passion and commitment alone are not enough to make your startup successful – every business needs critical resources and favorable location-specific conditions. asset Brad Feld capital resources startup community

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How To Find Support Resources For Your Startup Stage

Startup Professionals Musings

Don’t waste your resources on the wrong ones. As startups pass through each stage, they need to use support resources wisely to minimize costs, wasted time, and maintain credibility to support movement to the next stage. resources startup stages support

Wescom Resources Group Sells Banking Software

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Anaheim-based Wescom Resources Group (WRG), which provides technology and software to credit unions, announced that it is selling its Symmetry eBanking digital banking software suit to Connect Financial Software Solutions. According to Wescom Resources Group--which is backed by the Wescom credit union--Connect will also acquire its office in Tampa, Floria, as well as more than 30 employees and 46 clients.

Resource Global Professionals Acquires Veracity Consulting For $30.6M

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Irvine-based Resources Connection , a business consulting firm which does business as Resources Global Professionals (RGP), has acquired Veracity Consulting Group, LLC in a deal worth $30.6M. resource global professionals veracity consulting merger acquisitionAccording to RGP, the cash deal also included additional payments based on longer-term performance. Veracity is based in Richmond, Virginia, and provides consulting to healthcare organizations, and had $21.4M

The Scarcest Resource at Startups is Management Bandwidth

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I always tell teams I meet with, “The scarcest resource in your company is management bandwidth. When you work inside a startup with lots of clever and motivated staff you’re never short of good ideas that you can implement. It’s tempting to take on new projects, new features, new geographies, new speaking opportunities, whatever. Each one incrementally sounds like a good idea, yet collectively they end up punishing undisciplined teams.

Civic Resource Group Gets $300K

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Los Angeles-based Civic Resource Group , which develops cloud, mobile, and other software for government and other civic organizations, has raised $300,000 in a debt funding round, the company said this morning. Civic Resource Group is led by Gregory G. civic resource group venture capital debt funding cloud government mobile software

Startup CTO Resources

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Here are some resources that come from other sources: Want to Know the Difference Between a CTO and a VP Engineering? I've posted quite a few things on the topics associated with being a Startup CTO. I've tried to collect them together here as a starting point for this topic.

EZ Texting Opens Free Resources To Hard Hit Small Businesses

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Santa Monica-based EZ Texting , which is venture backed by Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, Investor AB, and ROCA Partners, says it is offering up resources for small businesses, as part of the GoDaddy #OpenWeStand movement. According to EZ Texting, the group includes over 40 brands, who are offering up resources, tools and advice to support the economic health of small businesses during this challenging economic time.

Consider all resources before seeking investment.

Berkonomics

There are so many resources for early money to validate an idea, turn it into a product and increase the value of the company before professional investors come into the picture. Starting with credit card debt or a personal loan and working through money from friends or family, or simply consulting to earn money for investment, entrepreneurs should consider early resources for capital to produce a prototype, do market research or start to build a team.

The Scarcest Resource at a Startup is Management Bandwidth

Both Sides of the Table

When you work inside a startup with lots of clever and motivated staff you’re never short of good ideas that you can implement. Startup Advice

Smart Entrepreneurs Use Resource Constraints To Win

Startup Professionals Musings

In reality, resource constraints should be seen by startups a competitive advantage, by forcing them to develop new markets, and to think differently and act differently than existing players. The result, called resourcefulness, allows entrepreneurs to create opportunities in the face of scarcity. It allows them turn resource constraints into stunning new businesses. What is your resource constraint mindset and action plan today?

Planetary Resources Taps NASA JPL Talent

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Planetary Resources , the space asteroid mining venture co-founded by Peter Diamandis, has quietly been tapping talent from Pasadena's NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, according to an email from Diamandis sent to backers of the company. Planetary Resources launched in April, saying it would look to capture asteroids and mine them for valuable minerals, metals, and other resources. mining space curiosity nasa resources planetary

Alternative Accelerators and Start-Up Resources

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Thursday, June 30, 2016 -- Alternative Accelerators and Start-Up Resources. Today, start-ups have more choices for accessing business resources and seed funding than ever. This is especially true for first-time and early-stage entrepreneurs not yet ready to pursue venture capital or who lack certain critical capabilities. To meet these needs are emergent alternative accelerators, incubators and preccelerator models.

Alternative Accelerators and Start-Up Resources

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, June 23, 2016 -- Alternative Accelerators and Start-Up Resources. Today, start-ups have more choices for accessing business resources and seed funding than ever. This is especially true for first-time and early-stage entrepreneurs not yet ready to pursue venture capital or who lack certain critical capabilities. To meet these needs are emergent alternative accelerators, incubators and preccelerator models.

8 Ways New Ventures Burn Resources Without Thinking

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur I know is short on resources, including time, money, and skills. Waste in a startup is any activity that spends resources, but creates no value or competitive advantage in the eyes of customers. Trying to do too many things with too few resources, usually means the startup will not shine at anything, and will not survive the competition. Recovery efforts are wasted resource which rarely succeeds. lean startup thomas gray toyota waste resources

Chief Financial Officer and Human Resources Professionals Awards

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Epicor Buys Human Resources Software Firm

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Irvine-based Epicor said Monday that it is buying a maker of human resources software, SPECTRUM Human Resource Systems Corporation. resources human software acquisition merger epicorEpicor said it is paying approximately $16M in cash for Spectrum, which is based in Denver, Colorado. Epicor said that Spectrum has approximately 100 employees, over 430 direct customers, and another 1800 customers via OEM relationships.

Raise cash from trusted, close resources first.

Berkonomics

So how does the statement above fit into this sandwich of alternatives? Trusted, close resources include sophisticated relatives, friends and business associates who know how to structure a deal as a win-win for you and for them, while allowing you to retain control over your vision and execution. Take money from close resources, but treat it as if the responsibility is even greater to protect the investors and their money than from a professional.

Scarce Natural Resources Are Startup Idea Goldmines

Startup Professionals Musings

You can start a new e-Commerce site on the Internet for as little as $100, with cheap smart phone apps, new technology innovations, or tapping the multitude of opportunities brought by capitalizing on our concern for dwindling natural resources. A while back, I focused on the e-Commerce side, so this time I wanted to highlight how a shortage of something, like natural resources, should be seen by an aspiring entrepreneur as a wealth of new startup ideas.

8 Ways Startups Spend Resources Without Adding Value

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur I know is short on resources, including time, money, and skills. Waste in a startup is any activity that spends resources, but creates no value or competitive advantage in the eyes of customers. Trying to do too many things with too few resources, usually means the startup will not shine at anything, and will not survive the competition. Recovery efforts are wasted resource which rarely succeeds.

Business.com Acquired By Resource Nation, With JMI Backing

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San Diego-based Resource Nation , an online business-to-business marketing provider, has acquired the brand name, domain, and assets of Business.com , the firm announced today. JMI Equity General Partner Peter Arrowsmith and Vice President David Greenberg have joined Resource Nation's board as part of the acquisition. Resource Nation said that it would retain a number of current and former Business.com sales and account managers, as well as other key employees as part of the buy.

SoCalBio Human Resources Conference

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Thursday, February 26, 2009 -- The 3rd SoCalBio Human Resources Conference.Organized annually by the Southern California Biomedical Council (SoCalBio), this HR conference provides a forum for information sharing among HR executives in device and biotech companies, HR service providers, bio-recruiters, educators, and workforce training professionals to address human capital and employment needs of Southern California's life-science industry.

Black Lotus Expands DDoS Resources In Virginia, Amsterdam

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Los Angeles- and San Francisco-based Black Lotus Communications , which offers up distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) mitigation services to SMB and enterprise clients, said this week that it has opened up two new centers in Ashburn, Virginia, and Amsterdan, Netherlands. The company helps companies mitigate DDoS attacks, which are becoming all too common an issue for companies to deal with, and recently have been used to extort companies to restore service to their web sites.

BioTech Resource Roundup

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Tuesday, November 11, 2008 -- The BioTech Forum's BioTech Resource Roundup. This very timely BioTech Forum event will provide valuable information to the life science/ biotech industry in the form of resources available in the region. The event will include panel discussions, as well as a group of life science/ biotech industry Exhibitors, who will present their valuable products and services to attendees. See [link] (more

Think of your exit as you commit your resources along the way.

Berkonomics

Each decision you make to commit resources affects the future value of the business to some degree. But each commitment of resources of any substantial size for acquisition of new products, talent, even new companies, changes the value of your enterprise perhaps to a great degree. Let’s analyze the effect of a potential acquisition upon the value of your company.

IMS Company Buys Flight Deck Resources

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Brea-based IMS Company , a manufacturer of in-flight portable entertainment players and related products, said Friday that it has acquired Flight Deck Resources, a provider of hardware for flight deck management on airplanes. According to IMS, Flight Deck Resources will become a new division, which will be known as IMS Flight Deck. Tags: company electronics aviation aircraft airplane merger acquisition flight deck resources

All In One Place: A New Immuno-Oncology Trial Resource

Xconomy

So we’ve begun this project: a cancer immunotherapy resource that will grow as the data pool grows. More than 100 years ago, New York bone surgeon William Coley began to suspect that bacterial infections might be improving the outlook for patients also suffering from cancer. The infections were turbo-charging the immune system.

With Bambee, Allan Jones wants to give small businesses HR services their employees can trust

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What sets Bambee apart from companies like Zenefits and other companies looking to provide human resources services is its focus on the needs of employees as well as employers. “Every small business in the country should have access to a human resources professional,” Jones said.

Amplify’s Guide to Crafting a Pitch Deck | Entrepreneur Resources

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As we turn our ideas for the future into the latest startups and companies of today, there’s always a need for resources to help guide one through the process of it all. While this time for a business can be exciting one must be prepared with the resources to take the next step. pitch deck startup resources

Framework Benchmarks

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In all of our tests, the database server (MySQL or MongoDB) used very little CPU time; and WeigHTTP was not starved of CPU resource. About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact. You are viewing a single entry. Please also check out the most recent entries. March 28, 2013. Framework Benchmarks. How much does your framework choice affect performance? The answer may surprise you.

Know the Right Resources for Your Startup Stage

Startup Professionals Musings

Don’t waste your resources on the wrong ones. As startups pass through each stage, they need to use support resources wisely to minimize costs, wasted time, and maintain credibility to support movement to the next stage. Some entrepreneurs start polling venture capitalists for that multi-million dollar investment before they even have a business plan. That’s like trying to sell part of something to a stranger for big money when you haven’t fully defined it yet.

Building a Life Science Company with Cost- Saving Flexible Resources

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Thursday, October 28, 2010 -- Navigating the Path with Sure Footing: Building a Life Science Company with Cost- Saving Flexible Resources. With the continued resource constraints life science companies at all stages face, utilizing flexible external resources and/or virtual teams offer companies an attractive business model.

The Xconomy Immuno-Oncology Resource: A Mid-ASH T Cell Update

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We’ve taken those results, and much more released this weekend at the annual American Society of Hematology meeting, to update our cancer immunotherapy trial resource. The resource is a top-line look at how people have fared with the growing array of products, most of them still experimental, which have.

6 Ways To Transform Startup Constraints Into Benefits

Startup Professionals Musings

In reality, resource constraints should be seen by startups a competitive advantage, by forcing them to develop new markets, and to think differently and act differently than existing players. It allows them turn resource constraints into stunning new businesses.

8 Tips For Getting Your Startup Right The First Time

Startup Professionals Musings

Excellent detailed resources are everywhere, including a classic book, “ The Startup Checklist ,” by serial entrepreneur and founder of the New York Angels, David S. Rose entrepreneur kauffman resources startup

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8 Ways Your Old School Can Energize Your New Venture

Startup Professionals Musings

Most aspiring entrepreneurs look to their alma mater, or any university, as a source of classes that can help them, but neglect to think outside the box or take advantage of all the other resources to be found there. Get help with grant funding and incubator resources.

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Cornerstone OnDemand Moves Annual Conference Online

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The company, which develops human resources and "people development" software, will run from September 16th to 17th; the company said the conference will be free. cornerstone ondemand software human resources career conferenceSanta Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand said this morning that it has moved its annual industry conference, Cornerstone Convergence , online. The move is unsurprising, as every conference or event this year has moved online during the pandemic.

NEOGOV Merges With PowerDMS

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El Segundo-based NEOGOV , which develops human resources software for the public sector, says it has agreed to merge with PowerDMS , a developer of cloud-based compliance software. neogov merger acquisition powerdms human resources software government cloud complianceFinancial details of the merger were not announced. PowerDMS develops compliance software used to track compliance with politics, training, and industry standards.

Snapchat To Launch Mental Health, Wellness Tools

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The new tools--expected to launch today--will offer up resources for dealing with anxiety, mental health, and suicide, according to the report. snapchat snap mental health wellness resources anxiety socialVenice, California-based Snapchat is getting set to launch a new set of tools around mental health and wellness , according to a report today.

Cornerstone OnDemand Acquires Saba For $1.395 Billion

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand has acquired fellow talent and human resources management software developer Saba , in a deal worth approximately $1.395 billion, the company said on Monday. cornerstone ondemand saba merger acquisition talent human resources managementCornerstone OnDemand said that Saba, which has approximately 3,300 clients, has a complementary product portfolio to the company.

BQE Software Adds HR Module

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Torrance-based BQE Software , a developer of accounting and project management software, says it has added a new module for managing human resources. software human resources accounting project managementAccording to BQE, it has launched Core HR, a new module of its BQE Core software that provides benefit tracking, salary history tracking, employee's journal and incident tracking, certification, awards, paid-time off and employee reviews. Pricing on the new module was not announced.

HireRight Names HR Head

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Irvine-based employment background check provider HireRight announced on Wednesday that it has named a new head of its human resources. According to the company, it has appointed Chelsea Pyrzenski as its Chief Human Resources Officer, to head up developing and executing its HR strategy. Pyrzenski was previously Head of Human Resources at VIZIO, and also had served at the National Football League (NFL), AT&T and DIRECTV.