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February 2018

Why You Should Think Mobile-First

The following is a guest post by Market Inspector, a B2B digital marketplace that offers the opportunity to compare quotes and offers from quality suppliers. You can follow their blog here. How many hours do you spend on your smartphone? On average, we spend two hours per day on our devices. Our daily routine is closely tied to…

How to Avoid the 7 Deadly Mistakes of Owning a Small Business

The follow is a guest post by Nick Rojas. Nick combines 20 years of experience working with and consulting for small to medium businesses and a passion for journalism to help readers grow. While small businesses have a positively big impact on the U.S. economy, a lot of small business owners fall by the wayside…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Tania Mulry

Name: Tania Mulry Digest: Santa Clarita Curator Since: November 2017 Title: Founder of Steamwork Twitter: @steamworkcenter Creator of curiosity, technology and brilliant business models. Relentless encourager of entrepreneurs. To start receiving Techstars Startup Digest Santa Clarita, please subscribe here.

Why Do Mobile Gaming Apps Cost so Much More to Build Compared to Other Apps?

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. When guiding entrepreneurs through the costs of developing a mobile…

Is Having a Business Plan an Advantage or Disadvantage for Startups?

Nate Vickery is a business consultant mostly engaged in providing marketing advice to startups and SMBs. He is also the editor at Bizzmark Blog. It stands to reason that you need to have a plan for anything that you want to succeed in. Naturally, this rule applies to launching a startup too, but very frequently…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Anaïs Bouzidi

Name: Anaïs Bouzidi Digest: Ghent Curator Since: September 2017 Title: Founder – Bulletproofed Twitter: @Anais_Bouzidi Bridge builder within the Belgian startup ecosystem. Creative thinker with a passion for digital marketing and a solid commercial background. To start receiving the Techstars Startup Digest Ghent, please subscribe here.

What Non-Technical App Entrepreneurs Should Know

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. You have the idea. You even have hired your first…

Three Tips For Tackling Burnout as an Entrepreneur

The following is a guest post by Aman Advani, Co-Founder and CEO of Ministry of Supply, a performance professional clothing company. Running a startup is difficult, demanding work – so much so that it can cause you to completely fall apart. Here’s some advice on how to keep it together. Picture this – you’re at the…

Work-Life Balance in the Modern Era

The following  is a guest post by Maggie Kimberl, a Spirits Journalist, Content Manager at NowSourcing, Independent Bourbon Culture Expert, and Web Editor. The United States is in the bottom 20% for countries with a good balance between work and life. The Netherlands is number one. Before technology took over our lives people would leave work…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Juliet Shepherd

Name: Juliet Shepherd Digest: Alaska Curator Since: October 2015 Title: Tech Led Development Project Manager, Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation Juliet has a passion for propagating win/win outcomes and fostering economic diversity and is a founding member of the entrepreneur think tank which launched FairBikes bike share – winners of Startup Weekend Fairbanks in 2013. As a founder…

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