16 Podcasts to Help Your Startup Team Work Harder

“Hard work pays off.” That’s the one piece of advice we’ve all heard the most throughout our lives, especially when it comes to careers. As the owner of your business, you know your team works hard and puts in long hours to take your startup off the ground. But what sets the “hard work” of…

Top 5 Tips to Promote Sales Using Social Media

1. Utilize the relevant platforms. Why spend precious time and energy on platforms that your key demographic is not engaging with? Look at your target demographic and try to find out where they’re most active. For example, if your business is B2B based, LinkedIn is where you should invest time and energy. However, Instagram is…

Do You Need an LLC for Your Small Business?

There are many different stages of starting your own business, so after you’ve come up with an idea, received some funding, and even gotten a few clients, you may be wondering what’s next. You may want to consider structuring your business into a legal entity like an LLC. Legal entities like sole proprietorships, corporations, and…

Starting a Business in China: How to Avoid Failure

China is an attractive market for many startup ventures. With more than 1 billion Chinese people and an annual growth rate of over 7%, it is easy to see why. Many startups have set China as their go-to destination when they are ready to expand abroad. However, it is not all roses and rainbows in…

Indebted to the Pioneers: How the Need for Innovation Sparked the Birth of the Tech Industry

[Part Two of a Two-Part Series. Part One here.] Successful startups often emphasize their grassroots aspects. In part one of this series, we talked about the origins of startup culture and the DIY attitude that is prevalent in the tech industry. But there’s more to modern startup culture than that. Today, it is in many…

Financial Questions to Ask Your Business Partner

If you’re considering starting a business with a partner, but don’t know how to approach the topic of finances, you’re not the only one. New entrepreneurs face an abundance of challenges, from raising capital to managing time, but a business partner shouldn’t be one of them. Even if your potential business partner is a friend,…

IT Challenges Affecting The Healthcare Industry

The healthcare industry is arguably one of the most important and essential industries in our society today. This is because it literally stands as the guardian between the life and health of the society as a whole and its disease, decay, and death. Without this vital industry, a once thriving society would inevitably collapse within…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Pedro Ferreira

Name: Pedro Ferreira Digest: FrankfurtRheinMain Curator Since: December 2017 Title: Startup Enthusiast – Managing Director @ Start Zero Twitter: @pedrogmferreira Community Builder and Co-Editor for RMS – Event Organizer and Digital Marketing Advisor. To receive Techstars Startup Digest FrankfurtRheinMain, please subscribe here.

5 Steps to Cultivating Solid-Gold Sales Prospects

Throughout history, rich and poor alike have wished, hoped and worked to find their very own veins of gold. During the California Gold Rush, hordes of pioneers risked life and limb to stake claims on potentially valuable hills and valleys, and when gold was found in the great white north, similar groups of enterprising individuals…

How to Increase Your Prices (and Keep Your Clients Happy)

As consumers, we face price increases all the time. From Amazon to Netflix, major price hikes often cause irritation or backlash. When trying to grow your small business or startup, the pain point is no different. However, raising your prices is a necessary step if you are looking to grow your company, stay competitive, and…

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