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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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

It’s Never too Late to Tap Into Your Creativity

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It’s also open to learners from anywhere in the world, giving unprecedented access to educational resources some may never have dreamed they’d be able to attain. Education access to education Art art courses Creativity Dr. Ajay Kapur Dr. Perry Cook Kadenze Los Angeles online courses online education ResourcesI don’t like when people say: “I’m just not creative”. It doesn’t make me mad, but that’s my least favorite phrase in the world because I think it’s a cop out.

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

Cornerstone OnDemand Extends Alliance With ADP

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the provider of cloud-based talent management software for the enterprise, and human resources management outsourcer ADP , said today that they have expanded an existing strategic alliance between the companies to target small businesses. cornerstone ondemand talent management human resources saas cloud small business

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.

Interview with Damir Davidovic, NEOGOV

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NEOGOV , which has quietly built an enterprise software company supplying human resources software to the government and public sector. Damir Davidovic: NEOGOV is a cloud-based, human resources suite. interview neogov government saas software davidovic damir human resources enterprise

Alternative Accelerators and Start-Up Resources

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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.

How Tuition.IO Is Helping To Tame Student Debt, One Employee At A Time

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benefit employee resources human plan retirement debt student tuitionio interview mcqueen brendonOnce upon a time, one of the best benefits that employers could offer up an employee was a company contribution to their retirement plan.

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BetterWorks Shutting Down On May 31st

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betterworks layoffs employment employee silicon beach paige craig resources human fringe benefits shutdown deadpoolIn what is a huge blow to Silicon Beach, Santa Monica-based BetterWorks , the software-and-technology-meets-employee-perks startup run by Paige Craig, told its users today that it is sunsetting its site on May 31st. According to an email from Craig, the company decided to close down the BettterWorks perk platform, and will not longer be active after next Thursday.

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.

A Look At Useful Sites for Entrepreneurs

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General Resources Startup entrepreneurs links resources sites Wally Eater, one of our esteemed and longtime Executive Committee members, brought this Wall Street Journal article to my attention. It presents some excellent sites for entrepreneurs and is well worth a look. link].

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.

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

ReachLocal Names Two Executives

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Opp was previously Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Conversant. reachlocal executive strategy officer local advertising human resources Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal said Monday that it has named two new executives, hiring Paras Maniar as the company''s new Chief Strategy Officer, and Megan Opp as the company''s new Chief People Officer.

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.

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.

SYSPRO Wins ZPower

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Costa Mesa-based SYSPRO , the developer of enterprise resource planning software, reported today that Camarillo-based ZPower , the developer of rechargeable, silver-zinc battery technology, has selected its ERP software for its operations.

SYSPRO Wins Bakery

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Costa Mesa-based SYSPRO , the developer of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, said today that it has been selected by baker ingredients firm Stover & COmpany, based in Cheswick, Pa. syspro software enterprise resource planning

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

Cornerstone OnDemand Buys Evolv

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Evolv was venture backed by VantagePoint, GGV Capital, Khosla Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners, and developed software-as-a-service aimed at the human resources and employee management market, which helps employers better match job applicants to positions. cornerstone ondemand merger acquisition human resources evolv machine learning data bigdata

Cornerstone OnDemand Up Nearly 47 Percent In IPO

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the developer of talent management and human resources software headed by Adam Miller, were up nearly 47 percent Thursday in its initial public offering. cornerstone ondemand merger acquisition csod nasdaq exit human resources software saasThe firm, which debuted on the NASDAQ Global Market, had debuted in the morning at $13.00

Cornerstone OnDemand Buys New Zealand Firm

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the developer of human resources and talent management software-as-a-service, said today that it has agreed to acquire Auckland, New Zealand-based Sonar Limited (Sonar6). cornerstone ondemand talent management software human resources merger acquisition zealand sonar6 sonar

Cornerstone OnDemand Expected To IPO Thursday

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Cornerstone onDemand is a provider of human resources and talent management software. cornerstone ondemand merger acquisition csod nasdaq exit human resources software saasSanta Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand is expected to debut Thursday in an IPO on the NASDAQ Global Market. The firm, which has applied to list on the Nasdaq as CSOD, had earlier said it estimated pricing at between $9.00 and $11.00 per share.

BetterWorks Goes From Feast To Famine With Layoffs

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betterworks layoffs employment employee silicon beach paige craig resources human fringe benefitsA report today from PandoDaily said that Santa Monica-based BetterWorks has terminated all of its sales and marketing staff, and half of its operations team. The move is an abrupt shift from feast to famine for BetterWorks, the high profile employee fringe benefits startup headed by prolific angel investor Paige Craig.

Cornerstone OnDemand Links With Deloitte

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Cornerstone''s cloud-based software is used for training, recruiting, managing new employees, and many other aspects of human resources and talent management at companies. cornerstone ondemand enterprise software deloitte consulting training talent management human resources

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.

Cornerstone OnDemand Jumps In IPO Debut

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The firm, headed by Adam Miller, develops software-as-a-service for human resources and talent management. csod cornerstone ondemand saas software merger acquisition exit human resources nasdaqSanta Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand debuted on the markets Thursday in a strong showing, trading as high as $20.25 after its IPO debut a $13.00 per share. The firm was trading around $19.60, or 50 percent above its debut price in morning trading.