startup

Three Startup Lessons From Adobe Flash Platform

Despite Adobe feeling the crunch in lower quarterly estimates today, they are still poised to grow. Pundits claim that 98 percent of the world’s computers have Flash loaded and running. So why is Adobe scuttling Flash in favor of HTML5? This news today got me thinking about what Adobe is doing and how smaller companies [...]

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Hackerspaces as Startup Incubators

Mark Cuban expresses the rather novel idea that the best businesses usually start with no money and that sweat equity is the best startup capital there is. I kind of get what he’s saying, but I want to talk about another important requirement for anyone with a game changing idea: a hackerspace; a makerspace. Hackerspace.org [...]

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Crowdfunding for Makers and Artisans with IndieGoGo

Funding startups and new ideas has been historically difficult and notoriously so. IndieGoGo and the concept of Crowdfunding aim to change that. Salva Rubin tells me IndieGoGo is a commercial venture that brings together the collective resources of people who in turn help to fund efforts of others. Starting a cancer research charity at age [...]

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Small Business Website Success Gallery

7/26 Update:  You can still submit your website to be reviewed and considered for the gallery, but this current prize giveaway is over. But I’d still love to see your website and its design. Feel free to drop it in the comments below. 7/25 Update: Drum roll please — Contest Winner Announced: Comment # 5. [...]

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