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Some see it as failure, we see it as just the beginning

Some see it as failure, we see it as just the beginning

He Failed on ‘Shark Tank’—but So What? Entrepreneur Jamie Siminoff on How Startups Can Compete for Tech Talent by Caitlin Huston via The Wall Street Journal Failing to get funding on “Shark Tank,” the entrepreneurship reality TV show, didn’t sink Jamie Siminoff’s most recent startup….

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One Woman’s Journey From Israel’s Elite Army Corps to Tech Startup Founder

One Woman’s Journey From Israel’s Elite Army Corps to Tech Startup Founder

By Gwen Ackerman via Bloomberg.com Marina Orenstein was used to being alone in the ladies room while serving in the Israeli army’s 8200 intelligence corps, the vaunted unit that has spawned countless technology startups including Check Point Software Technologies. Now a mother of two, Orenstein,…

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Hate Small Talk? One Approach Anyone Can Use

Hate Small Talk? One Approach Anyone Can Use

By Jeff Haden for Inc. com Chatting with people you don’t know is easy if you follow one simple rule. I was at a conference with a client. Everyone knew him. He was the guy. I was just some guy with him. No problem… until he…

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LuminAID: Providing Light When Disaster Strikes

LuminAID: Providing Light When Disaster Strikes

Toyota and Women in the World honor Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta, co-founders of the LuminAid disaster-relief lights, as Mothers of Invention. Anna Stark beams when describing LuminAID, an inflatable and rechargeable light source she and fellow architecture classmate Andrea Sreshta invented as a class…

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12 Things Successful Women Do Differently

12 Things Successful Women Do Differently

Written by Emma Gray for the Huffington Post Gandhi once said, “Your actions become your habits, your habits become your values, your values become your destiny.” Success takes time, but women who have found success often possess similar traits and motivations. Here are twelve observations…

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An Inside Look at a Founder Hangout with Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

An Inside Look at a Founder Hangout with Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

Jordan Lloyd Bookey, co-founder and “Chief Mom” for Zoobean, recently attended a Founder Hangout with tech superstar Sukhinder Singh Cassidy of JOYUS, the online shopping website that uses the power of video to help visitors discover new apparel, beauty, and lifestyle products. After securing $20 million of…

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Taking a Look at Warby Parker’s Innovative Social Media Strategy (And Why They’re Getting Results)

Taking a Look at Warby Parker’s Innovative Social Media Strategy (And Why They’re Getting Results)

Written by Kim Lachance Shandrow for Entrepreneur.com Some small businesses are getting creative and earning their social media followers’ trust — and their dollars — by ditching the one-way hard sell that’s all too common on Facebook and Twitter. They understand that social-media platforms are fertile ground…

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5 Industries Ripe for Young Entrepreneurs to Disrupt

5 Industries Ripe for Young Entrepreneurs to Disrupt

Written by Adam Toren for Young Entrepreneur The rapid pace with which we produce new technology means that new industries are created every day, providing ample opportunity for young entrepreneurs to get in on the ground floor. But the paradox of choice can be problem,…

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Movers & Shakers: The Entrepreneur Behind the Fashion Forward Frends Headphones

Movers & Shakers: The Entrepreneur Behind the Fashion Forward Frends Headphones

How can you take plain old headphones and not only give them a unique design, but also make them appealing to one of the most profitable and influential groups: the multi-billion dollar fashion industry and those who partake in it. Like Skullcandy before him, Keir…

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Tune in, Turn on and Drop out? A Look at the Popular Thiel Fellowship

Tune in, Turn on and Drop out? A Look at the Popular Thiel Fellowship

What would it take for you to turn down school? That is the question posed at the end of Neil Parmar’s thought provoking piece on the Thiel Fellowship. Established by Silicon Valley venture capitalist and entrepreneur Peter Thiel, this fellowship gives 14-20 year-olds the opportunity…

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