In 2016, the editorial mission of SMB Nation is to help you either start-over (e.g. pivot to Cloud and IoT) or start-up (become a technology pro and make the big $$$). Our approach as garnered acclaim as fresh, innovative and helpful. So here are a few start-up nuggets for your approval.
Many consider this one of the best weekends of the year. A Monday holiday makes for extended merriment. I noticed commerce transactions and business activity starting to slow this past Thursday, as if one foot out the door.
When we hosted our weekly
I never met a press pass I didn’t like. Such an award is a glitterati pass not open to all. I’ve done the US Open (last year at this time at Chambers Bay in the Seattle-area), an IoT conference, countless Microsoft Worldwide partner conferences (WCP) and many other events.
A few quick hitters around the SMB partner community I thought you might enjoy. I liken this to start-up news as you too can start-up the next great thing!
BitTitan $15m raise
If you’ve meet the infamous Geeman, founder and CEO of BitTitan,
By: Rachel Lerman
Risk-takers don’t want to miss out on what could be the opportunity of a lifetime.
So two start-up nuggets for those amongst us looking to breakout. The first is a shout out to a PBS series and the second is a must-read from CNN.
PBS Start Up Docuseries
Worth a look. This is a traveling
With a holiday weekend here in the US, I find that there is a unique opportunity for our readers to slow down and reflect. So I wanted to share a couple of interesting start-up nuggets I bumped into this past week.
Long-time SMB Nation citizen Chip Reaves is always up to something!
There has been a very interesting conversation in the Brelsford house lately about start-ups. Dad (that’s me) is involved in a Big Data start-up in addition to owning SMB Nation (run day-to-day by the amazing Jenny).
By APC by Schneider Electric, BrandPost
So you’ve been charged with single-handedly building and maintaining the company’s entire IT infrastructure. And the only thing smaller than your network closet is your budget. Don’t panic. With a few smart purchases and good decisions, you can maximize resources, minimize costs, and keep IT operations running smoothly. Here’s how to tackle (or dodge) some of the toughest hardware and software challenges that lay ahead
By: Ashley Leonard
You’ve heard the expression, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” So why put all your investment capital in one part of your business?
By: Katherine S. Newman and Hella Winston
CANDIDATES from both parties have been talking a lot about the loss of American jobs, declining wages and the skyrocketing cost of college.
By ANITA RAGHAVAN
A DriveU chauffeur. DriveU, which provides on-demand drivers for people with cars, gives its best full-time chauffeurs health insurance, something that is nearly unheard-of in India. Credit CJ Clarke for The New York Times
BANGALORE, India — On a hot afternoon in a two-story house here, as dogs barked and auto-rickshaws sputtered outside, a venture capitalist grilled three entrepreneurs.