Startup Survival Rules #infographic

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The Startup Survival Rules

Pick good co-founders. What kills most startups are the startups themselves. Everything starts with finding a bad co-founder. Bad co-founders may be very good people. They also might not do well in a startup for reasons that are not bad by themselves, like going back to school or having a side project. That’s why it is hard to gauge in the beginning who will be a good co-founder.

Launch fast. Until you launch, users can’t use you. If users can’t use you, your startup is useless to them. The longer you stay that way, the [...]

19 Recent Diversity and Inclusion in Tech Articles Everyone Should Read

In 2014 the diversity and inclusion conversation in tech reached an all time high and as we kick off 2015 the topic doesn't seem to be losing any steam; which is great as a lot of change is needed. Below are some of the more recent articles about diversity in tech that I believe everyone should read. The articles range from women in tech, sexism, under represented minorities in tech, the wealth and access gap, to defining what diversity actually means. If I missed any recent articles, let me know in the comments.

What Diversity Actually Means

Does Your Team Reflect "The Dream"?

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of10 Podcast with Erin Teague of Yahoo and Wayne Sutton of BUILDUP.vc by Will Lucas

of10 is a podcast hosted by tech entrepreneur and former radio personality Will Lucas. On the 10 episode podcast series, Will interviews prominent and up-and-coming technology personalities to discuss the pipeline into technology, startups, and ideas.

On Part 1: This chat with Erin Teague who is Director of Product at Yahoo is refreshing. You'll hear her talk about everything from her top 5 favorite rappers, to the constant awareness of how gender and race affects the mindset of many minorities in tech. It's an honest reflection on the thought process of a technology executive even [...]

BUILDBox – The Top Startup, Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship Articles This Past Week

BUILDBox curates the best building resources for technology entrepreneurs, daily.

 

BUILDBoxHow 'venture builders' are changing the startup model via @VentureBeat |Discuss the Ideal Exit with Investors by @davidcummings on StartupsThe Official Definitions of Seed, Series A, and Series B Rounds by @jason@BUILDUP #podcast w/ Semil Shah on How Can Underrepresented Minorities In Tech Can Build Bridges With InvestorsWeekend Read: Startups Should (Almost) Never Discount Their Prices via @wsjstartupAlways Be Creating by @99UHow Blogging [...]

The Top Startup, Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship Articles This Past Week

BUILDBox curates the best building resources for technology entrepreneurs, daily.

 

The essence of venture business by @Om MalikThe 104 Most Active Seed Venture Capital Firms via @cbinsightsElad Blog: The 3 Types of "Platform" Companies via @eladgil2015 Marketing and Technology Trends via @OpenViewVentureVivek Wadhwa: How Technology Will Eat Medicine by @wadhwa via @wsjstartupsAnalyst To Angel: 12 Points on #Startup Advisory Boards - 2015 version via @adamquintonThe 12 Laws Of Entrepreneurial Power by @johngreathouseFast, online HTML [...]

The Top 20 Startup and Building Resources for Entrepreneurs This Week via BUILDBox.co

BUILDBox curates the best building resources for technology entrepreneurs, daily.

Femgineer – Staying Relevant in a Dynamic FieldDevelopers are Users, Too — MediumNibbler - Test any website53 Of The Most Active Tech Acquirers: What Kind Of Startups Are They Looking For£20 Strategies Startups Can Use To Improve TeamworkA Unique Chronicle Of A Billion Dollar CompanyIf You Want Something, Go Get It : Under30CEODash API Docs on the App Store on iTunesAdvice For Older Entrepreneurs - Small Business Startup News - Business News for [...]