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19 cosas difíciles que nadie hará por ti. Lo sabemos, es fácil y cómodo evitar el esfuerzo y rehuir de la responsabilidad, pero si quieres ser exitoso tendrás que poner mucho de tu parte. Dan Waldschmidt te ofrece algunos consejos. El camino al éxito es sinuoso, largo y en buena parte es cuesta arriba. Dan Waldschmidt conoce una cosa o dos de caminos. Es un empresario estadounidense que a los 25 años recibió su primer nombramiento como CEO y actualmente es un corredor empedernido.

Waldschmidt es un estratega de negocios, a través de su compañía Waldschmidt Partners International ofrece asesoría y dicta conferencias. En su blog oficial ha ofrecido extractos de su libro, entre los cuales se encuentran frases inspiradoras que no carecen de contundencia y validez. De su blog, les ofrecemos su post ‘Tienes que hacer las cosas difíciles’, con el permiso del autor: Tienes que hacer la llamada que tienes miedo de hacer.

Tiene que levantarte más temprano de lo que quieres levantarte. Tienes que liderar cuando nadie te sigue todavía. Retos públicos. Inicio. 5 Plantillas word para Curriculums de programadores | Desarrollo de Carrera IT. Estas 5 plantillas de curriculum les ayudarán a mostrara claramente sus habilidades técnicas y nivel de conocimiento de cada una de ellas, el reclutador podrá ver rápidamente esta sección, que en tecnologías de información es realmente importante. Descargala para editar en Word Descargar aqui Descargar Aqui Descargar Aqui Descargar Aqui Descargar Aqui Google+ Comments comments. Ben Horowitz: Budget Process Kills Startups. Foursquare Breakup Letter. Dear Foursquare. Meet Swarm: Foursquare's ambitious plan to split its app in two. Jump To up down Close By Ben Popper and Ellis Hamburger Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley has spent the last year trying to convince the world that Foursquare isn't what it used to be.

The company emerged back in 2009 with a novel app that let people “check in” to a location. That vision, and the local information that followed, propelled it to amass tens of millions of users, hundreds of millions in funding, and billions upon billions of data points from people who used Foursquare to check in around the globe. “Listen, the point of the company, this whole thing, was never to build an awesome check-in button,” says Crowley.

With the check-in front and center, however, Foursquare was still struggling to enter the mainstream and saw its user growth overtaken by younger startups. So Crowley decided it was time to do something radical. Today, the company is announcing the first fruit of this labor, a brand new app called Swarm that will exist alongside the current Foursquare app. Check please. Confirmed: Facebook Messenger will eventually do payments | VentureBeat | Social | by Kia Kokalitcheva. Now we have confirmation on why Facebook hired PayPal’s David Marcus: Payments and Messenger will eventually “overlap,” Zuckerberg said during today’s earnings call. When the company first announced it had hired Marcus, the former president of PayPal, the industry took it as a strong hint that Facebook was looking to monetize its messaging app. After all, Marcus joined PayPal after parent-company eBay acquired his mobile-payments startup Zong in 2011, first leading PayPal’s mobile efforts before taking the lead as president.

While monetization speculations were broad at the time, Zuckerberg’s confirmation that payments will come to Messenger someday is almost too obvious now. But what Facebook will do with WhatApp, a hugely popular messaging app the company acquired a few months ago. Facebook has maintained that it will keep it separate for the time being, but really, who knows? Facebook is the world’s largest social network, with over 1.15 billion monthly active users. Product Hunt. How Yo became one of the most viral apps of all time -- step by step | VentureBeat | Marketing | by Ayelet Noff, Blonde 2.0. I just returned from a mega media tour together with the Yo team in San Francisco where we met up with reporters from many top tier publications and also had the pleasure of doing a fireside chat with Dylan Tweney at VentureBeat’s MobileBeat conference. As many of you probably know, Yo’s introduction to the world was one of the most extensively covered tech stories in history and holds a record for user growth — 1 million users in just 4 days since it was first covered by press.

One of the questions that kept coming up with reporters was: “How did Yo go viral so quickly and how did you get all that media attention?” So I thought it was about time to give a detailed outline of the historical events which led to Yo’s grand success, especially because this knowledge could also be helpful to other entrepreneurs developing mobile apps. It all started on May 18th when we brought the great Robert Scoble to the Mobli offices to meet up with Moshe Hogeg, Founder and CEO of Mobli.

Capital Emprendedor - Conoce la Comunidad. Angel Ventures Mexico | Enlazando grandes ideas con capital. Nacional Financiera :: productos y servicios / programas empresariales / fondo de conversion cap semilla. En dónde aplica: En toda la República Mexicana. Qué es: Este vehículo está diseñado para fomentar la disponibilidad de capital semilla para emprendedores y/o empresas establecidas en territorio nacional, enfocados a la innovación con alto valor agregado para el país, a través del impulso a fondos y vehículos de inversión en etapas tempranas.

Los recursos ingresan directamente al patrimonio del vehículo de inversión y/o proyecto a cambio de acciones, por lo que NO es un crédito, ni tampoco un subsidio. Lineamientos y procedimiento: A quién va dirigido: El Fondo Startup México cuenta con dos modalidades: Modalidad A: Vehículos de Inversión Fondos privados, organismos de incubación o aceleración de negocios, oficinas de transferencia de tecnología, clubes de inversionistas ángeles, entre otros que tengan por objetivo constituir un vehículo de inversión enfocado a capital semilla con solicitudes no vinculadas a ningún proyecto. Monto: Características que deben cumplir: Requisitos: 1. Teaser MOD A 1. 5 Organizations that Drive Mexican Startups. Local entrepreneurs such as Alvaro Rodriguez are very vocal about Mexico City's need for accelerators and investors. The startup industry in the city is at a stage of development where it is only about to take off so the ecosystem is far from mature.

With these variables in mind, it is exciting to find that startup accelerators and venture capitalists are already getting established in the city, though not as numerous as other emerging tech hubs, say, Santiago or Singapore. Here is a list of the best so far. 500 Mexico City 500 Mexico City/500 Luchadores is the leading accelerator and seed investor in Mexico City. It is particularly interested in supporting early-stage startups. The setup is conventional. Wayra [caption id="attachment_3564" align="alignleft" width="295"] Wayra is one of the most active accelerators in Mexico City. Wayra Mexico is an important player in the local startup industry. AltaVentures Alta Ventures Mexico is fundamentally an investment organization. Acerca | Startup Factory.

Startup México - Campus para Innovación y Alto Impacto en México. Startup Nations. Incubadoras.inadem.gob.mx/templates/Convocatoria_2.2.pdf. Sistema de Incubadora Virtual. In-App Purchases en iOS (Parte 1) | Objective-C.es. Como pasó en el artículo de las notificaciones Push , hay mucha información y por ello he tenido que dividir el artículo en dos partes. En esta primera haré una introducción a las In-App Purchases . Introducción Mucha gente piensa que los únicos modelos de negocios existentes en el mundo de las app son dos: Aplicación gratuita o de pago. Esa idea es errónea porque existen muchas más. Una de las más interesantes podrían ser las In-App Purchases . Aparte del dinero que ganes con la venta de tu app, puedes conseguir dinero extra ofreciendo ciertos servicios/contenidos a tu app. Las In-App Purchase ofrecen a los usuarios contenidos digitales adicionales, funcionalidad, servicios y suscripciones, incluso dentro de una aplicación de pago o gratuita.

Algunos ejemplos de In-App Purchase podrían ser: Libros digitales Elementos adicionales a juegos Suscripción a revistas digitales Categorías y tipos Hay cuatro categorías de producto soportadas: Contenido Funcionalidad Servicios Suscripciones Consumibles. How To Choose the Best Backend Provider for your iOS App: Parse vs Stackmob vs. Appcelerator Cloud and More! StackMob vs Parse vs Appcelerator Cloud: The fight of the iOS back-end century! This is a post by Tutorial Team Member Antonio Martínez, a mobile software developer currently working as an iOS Developer in London. It’s quite common for apps to require a web backend. This allows you to have a central database where users can share content with each other, like photos, messages, or restaurant reviews.

In the old days, you used to have to develop this all by yourself, using technologies such as Ruby on Rails or PHP (examples in this tutorial and this tutorial). However, there are several challenges with this: Heavy Time Investment. Luckily, these days you no longer have to develop a back-end yourself! These services provide you with a package of backend storage and other functions that can be leveraged from your app, usually with a handy iOS library to make integration nice and easy. The only problem is there are a great many BaaS providers out there!

That is exactly what this article is for! Predictive apps are the next frontier of marketing tech (infographic) | VentureBeat | Marketing | by John Koetsier. Last week, Salesforce bought sales data intelligence startup RelateIQ for $350 million. But that’s just the latest deal in the marketing tech sector, which has seen several billion-dollar acquisitions in the past couple of years.

It could also be a hint about the future: predictive apps. While the bulk of the billions of dollars spent so far have been in the marketing automation space, with Oracle’s acquisition of Eloqua and Salesforce’s 2013 acquisition of ExactTarget, significant amounts of money are now shifting to predictive apps, which help brands understand what’s happening, and what it means for tomorrow’s mindshare and marketshare.

Such as Networked Insight, which ingests 560 million social media posts daily in order to be able to make demand predictions as much as three months ahead of time. Here’s a visual view of one of the hottest categories in tech right now: marketing. Las 15 certificaciones mejor pagadas | Desarrollo de Carrera IT. Mostramos 2 referencias sobre las Certificaciones de TI mejor pagadas en el Mercado Laboral. En esta primer imagen se basa en la encuesta realizada por la Revista Software Guru en LATAM. Otra referencia es el estudio de Global Knowledge del 2013.

Es importante mencionar que este estudio fue realizado en USA. Las certificaciones listadas en este reporte se basan en un listado publicado por Techrepublic.com, basado en una encuesta de sueldos realizada por Global Knowledge. 1.- Project Management Professional (PMP) La credencial PMP del Project Management Institute (PMI) es reconocida como la más importante certificación para Gerentes de Proyecto, gracias a un proceso riguroso de evaluación que asegura que sólo las personas con la experiencia y educación necesarios puedan obtenerla. 2.- Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) 9.- ITIL v3 Foundation ITIL es un marco de trabajo para la Gestión de Calidad de Servicios de Tecnología de Información (TI). 100 Most beautiful words in the English language* The Vocabula Review - Best Words. Untitled by padilla.pep on emaze. 10 Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs and Startups. Get Off Your Butt: 16 Ways to Get Motivated When You’re in a Slump.

By Leo Babauta Even the most motivated of us — you, me, Tony Robbins — can feel unmotivated at times. In fact, sometimes we get into such a slump that even thinking about making positive changes seems too difficult. But it’s not hopeless: with some small steps, baby ones in fact, you can get started down the road to positive change. Yes, I know, it seems impossible at times. You don’t feel like doing anything. I’ve been there, and in fact I still feel that way from time to time. This post was inspired by reader Roy C. “I was wondering if you could do a piece on why it can be hard for someone to change direction and start taking control of their life.

Roy is just one of many with a slump like that. When I fall out of exercise, due to illness or injury or disruption from things going on in my life, it’s hard to get started again. One Goal. What Qualities Make a Good Startup Engineer? Not every good engineer makes a good startup engineer. Some of the most promising candidates that I’ve interviewed in the past six years across three startups (Ooyala, Quora, and now Quip) would bring 5+ years of experience from a top engineering company like Google, only to do poorly during our interview processes.

Usually, the candidate wasn’t a bad engineer; in fact, he might have even excelled at his current job. We just thought he wouldn’t make a particularly good startup engineer. Having spent many years interviewing candidates and training and mentoring other engineers, I’ve found that certain qualities do make engineers more likely to succeed within startup environments. Ultimately, these qualities stem from a few key aspects of how working at a startup differs from working at a more established company. At a startup, You have a higher surface area of the product, software systems, the team, and the culture that you’re responsible for. Systematic debugging skills. Pinch Media Data Shows The Average Shelf Life Of An iPhone App Is Less Than 30 Days. There may be more than 20,000 iPhone apps out there that have been downloaded more than 500 million times, but what is the average shelf life of each app?

Greg Yardley, CEO of Pinch Media, offers some stats based on the 30 million+ downloads his iPhone app analytics startup has kept tabs on. One of the most telling slides in a recent presentation he gave shows the drop-off rate in iPhone app usage (see above; entire slide presentation embedded below). For free applications, only about 20 percent of users return to use the app the first day after they download it, and then it quickly drops off from there. By 30 days out, less than 5 percent are using the app. The key insight of the presentation is derived from this data. Free apps tend to be run 6.6 times more often than paid apps, but even with that increased usage, it is not enough to make more money. The secret to mobile success is all about innovative ads | VentureBeat | Mobile | by Devindra Hardawar. SAN FRANCISCO — Anyone hoping to make a splash in mobile needs to pay special attention to their marketing tactics.

That’s according to a discussion between Mike Bidgoli, the VP of product at Living Social, and Adam Foroughi, co-founder and CEO of AppLovin, today at our MobileBeat 2014 conference. The two companies partnered a year ago to spice up Living Social’s mobile presence: It passes along users’ clickstream data to AppLovin, which it uses to retarget mobile ads featuring recommended products back to users. The ads push consumers directly into Living Social’s app so they can easily make a purchase. According to Foroughi, the results have been a smashing success, with conversions doubling for users who see the improved ads (compared to those who don’t see them).

“Brands who utilize innovating marketing technology … are going to put themselves into position for success over time, they’re going to position themselves to be front runners in the mobile movement,” Foroughi said. Efecto WhatsApp, la teoría del bar lleno.