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September 2017

Pitfalls of Being a Young Entrepreneur

The following  is a guest post by Maggie Kimberl, a Spirits Journalist, Content Manager at NowSourcing, Independent Bourbon Culture Expert, and Web Editor. Being an entrepreneur is never easy, but the younger you are the more obstacles you will face. It’s hard to get bank loans and credit cards when you are young, and if you…

Event Roundup: Startup Weekend & Startup Week

Discover an upcoming startup event near you! Techstars Startup Programs: Action-oriented programs in your community that power every step of the entrepreneurial journey. Startup Weekend In just 54 hours, you will experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure that make up life at a startup. As you learn how to create a real company, you’ll meet…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Dontae Rayford

Name: Dontae Rayford Digest: Diversity & Inclusion Curator Since: November 2016 Title: Business Development Manager @ IFTTT Twitter: @drayford Dontae is helping to connect the world at IFTTT. He’s been proud to call Oakland his home for the past 3 years. In his spare time, he teaches a class to MBA students at Mills College and shares the…

Real Talk: How Great Products Are Born

The following is a guest post by ChopDawg.com, an award-winning app development company that has worked with over 180+ startups and companies from all around the globe, helping them bring their web apps, mobile apps, wearable apps and software ideas to life. Follow ChopDawg.com on Twitter at @ChopDawgStudios. The best companies and products aren’t born the same way…

Apple’s Face ID, Tattooing Our Fruit & More Highlights

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from our expert curators.   1. Why We’re Failing Kids… When it Comes to Entrepreneurship By Ryan Holmes – Medium Digest: Education Curators: Aurelio Jimenez Romero, Deborah Chang, Hrvoje Morić, Jennifer Chin, Jessica Falkenthal Ryan Holmes talks about his past and the…

Event Roundup: Startup Weekend & Startup Week

Discover an upcoming startup event near you! Techstars Startup Programs: Action-oriented programs in your community that power every step of the entrepreneurial journey. Startup Weekend In just 54 hours, you will experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure that make up life at a startup. As you learn how to create a real company, you’ll meet…

How to Start a Startup: From Business Idea to Your First Sale

The following is a guest post by Diana Edmundson, an SEO content specialist at Salesforce. Maybe you’ve gone out with co-workers after a long week and started brainstorming ideas for a new service or product. Or maybe you’ve always been a dreamer—keeping notes and thinking about ways to make the world different with a new…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Will Lam

Name: Will Lam Digest: Toronto Curator Since: February 2010 Title: Customer Success @ Taplytics, Date Ideas Digest 🙂 Twitter: @will_lam I’m horrible at iOS development. Find more stuff on my blog about iOS development, learning and marketing. To receive Techstars Startup Digest Toronto, please subscribe here.

Don’t Let Nostalgia Sabotage Your Business

The following is a guest post by ChopDawg.com, an award-winning app development company that has worked with over 180+ startups and companies from all around the globe, helping them bring their web apps, mobile apps, wearable apps and software ideas to life. Follow ChopDawg.com on Twitter at @ChopDawgStudios. “Hey, just wanted to follow up on my previous message.…

Salary Calculator for Startup Founders, WeWork for Chefs & More Highlights

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from our expert curators.   1. A Salary Calculator for Startup Founders By Marty Spargo Digest: Startup Curator: Zubin Chagpar “The second box of the salary calculator is where you should enter the return on investment your business sees…

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