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Meet Our Companies: Wrapadoo

Meet Our Companies: Wrapadoo

Here at Chicklabs, we have a lot of respect for our entrepreneurs. We feel fortunate to be working with a dedicated  group of innovators who are leading some pretty groundbreaking companies. As we navigate their paths to acceleration, we want to introduce our companies and…

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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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African Woman Tech Entrepreneur Develops Software & Inspires Women

African Woman Tech Entrepreneur Develops Software & Inspires Women

Called the “unofficial headquarters of Kenya’s tech movement,” iHub began in Nairobi as a business incubator and coworking space in 2010. Angela Oduor joined them as intern. Today, she is increasing the ratio of African women in tech. The women Angela met at iHub became fellow co-founders…

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Should You Join a Start-Up Accelerator?

Should You Join a Start-Up Accelerator?

“Across the board, accelerators provide one key value:  dramatically expanding your network.”  One VC puts himself in the shoes of “an entrepreneur” and lends his insight on whether or not joining an accelerator is right for your company. By Jeff Bussgang Originally seen on the…

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