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GUEST MENTOR Brad King, member of SXSW Interactive Advisory Board: I’ve been involved with SXSW for nearly 20 years, and I have the same advice for startups today that I had the first time I made the pilgrimage in 1995: Just do dinner. …
Most startups fail. Few startups matter. Yet every great company began as a startup, from Thomas Alva Edison’s lab in New Jersey to Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard’s garage in Palo Alto, Calif. And every entrepreneur likewise started out as an unknown.
As a consultant, I’ve had the privilege of helping countless entrepreneurs achieve growth and greatness over the years. Along the way, I’ve seen many instances of what I call “The False Start”— companies that seem to be getting off the ground and taking their competitors by storm, only to quickly fall short.
Martha Stewart’s Living Omnimedia will provide support for a Queens, New York incubator. (Image: Getty Images via @daylife) The queen of home entertaining and perfect soufflé has decided to invest some of her resources to the early development of foodie small businesses in, well, Queens. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia will be providing […]
To be or not to be? In business, that is. It’s a nagging question that haunts entrepreneurs and the following statistic doesn’t help: According to experts, more than half of self-owned start-ups close within five years.
Together, the pair learned that bed bugs in all stages die at 120 degrees Fahrenheit. They hired a designer to help with a prototype — someone who had designed clothing for Nordstrom. A couple of models and a couple years later, the ZappBug Oven was born.
A star team of entrepreneurs are set to dazzle attendees as part of SXSW Film’s inaugural Startup Alley. Some of the brightest stars in the entertainment startup world, these entrepreneurs are changing the ways that films are funded, produced, distributed, and viewed.
The chairman and founder of As Seen on TV will be the keynote speaker of a conference for women entrepreneurs organized by Own It Ventures.
The five-minute spot attempts to make coding seem more approachable–you don’t have be a genius is the commercial’s refrain–by equating it with other creative, challenging disciplines like learning an instrument and playing sports.