100 Sources of Idea Fuel for Tech Entrepreneurs This post is #19 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 101. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! Here’s a candid admission: this post is far and away the coolest, most useful post I believe we have ever published on this site.
The Founder Institute: Helping Founders to Build Great Companies Microsoft BizSpark - Microsoft BizSpark is a global program that helps software startups succeed by giving them access to Microsoft software development tools, connecting them with key industry players, including investors, and providing marketing visibility to help entrepreneurs starting a business. Microsoft BizSpark is a worldwide partner of the Founder Institute, providing software, support, facilities, and mentoring to many entrprenuers within the Fouder Insitute network. Learn more about our partnership here, and sign-up for BizSpark here. Créée en 1989, Brunswick Société d’Avocats accompagne ses clients - investisseurs financiers et PME françaises et internationales et leurs dirigeants - dans leur quotidien et dans leur développement. Cap Digital est le pôle de compétitivité de la filière des contenus et services numériques.
Business ideas - 300 Ways to Start a Business by Janet Attard Looking for businesss ideas? Wondering what kind of business you could start? You're not alone!According to US Census and SBA statistics, hundreds of thousands of businesses are launched each year. What the statistics don't indicate are all the men and women - just like you - who want to start their own part-time or full-time business, but just don't know what kind of business to start. Features America's Next Billionaire Business Ideas Thanks for coming to Forbes. Please turn off your ad blocker in order to continue. To thank you for doing so, we’re happy to present you with an ad-light experience.
Trend map for 2010 and out to 2050 For the last few years Richard Watson of NowandNext has created annual trend maps based on city subway maps. This year he has been more ambitious, creating a highly detailed map with five time zones, ranging from 2010-2015 out to 2035-2050. For the previous three trend maps (shown at the bottom) I collaborated with Richard and we co-branded them with Future Exploration Network, however time pressures this year meant that I haven’t directly contributed to the 2010 map. It is still as rich and glorious as ever – spend some time delving into the trends ahead!
150 Resources for Tech Startups This post is #14 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 174. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! While driving along the other day I had an epiphany as I studied the FedEx logo on the side of a truck as I passed (specifically the cleverly hidden arrow in the negative space that I assume is meant to imply forward progress). What Startups Should Do Before They Get Into The VC’s Office This is a guest post by Eze Vidra, Head of Campus London, Google’s dedicated startup space in East London housing accelerators and co-working spaces. He tweets at @ediggs and blogs at VCCafe.com. An experienced VC would have heard thousands of pitches in his day.
Unconventional Business Ideas : The Art of Non-Conformity The AONC readership has expanded quite a bit recently, and I know that not everyone here cares about business. Even though I’ve made my living as an entrepreneur for more than 10 years, I’d like to let you in on a secret: I don’t much care for business either… at least, not in the traditional sense. What I care about instead is business that a) doesn’t feel like work and b) is centered around building real relationships. Top 10 business ideas & opportunities for 2016 Just like the Nerdalize servers, the best innovations look to solve more than one problem at once. Tackling the dual problems of derelict housing lots and a lack of affordable housing in Amsterdam, Heijmans ONE are complete, self-contained two storey living units. They cost around EUR 700 per month to rent and come equipped with all the basic required facilities, including kitchen, bathroom, separate bedroom, living room and outside patio space.
Globalchange.com Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Future Trends, Economy, Markets, Keynote Speaker Media interview before Prime Minister's Global Forum in Latvia - Patrick Dixon's opening keynote at Riga International Leadership Summit Topics: global economy, social media, sanctions against Russia, future of Baltic companies, Scottish independence, green tech, altering the human race using biotech, intuition in business decisions, dangerous obsessions with shareholder value, and what companies will most succeed in tomorrow's world.
Sources of new ideas for Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurs frequently use the following sources of ideas: 1. Consumers– the potential consumer should be the final focal point of ideas for the entrepreneurs. The attention to inputs from potential consumers can take the form of informally monitoring potential ideas or needs or formally arranging for consumers to have an opportunity to express their concerns. Care needs to be taken to ensure that the new idea or the needs represents a large enough market to support a new venture.
First-Time Startup Entrepreneurs: Stop Fucking Around Editor’s note: Paul Stamatiou is Co-founder of Picplum, a Y Combinator-backed photo printing service, where he obsesses over both design and development. He also co-founded Notifo (YC W10) and Skribit. Follow him on his blog, PaulStamatiou.com, and on Twitter: @Stammy. Reminisce with me for a bit. Do you remember the first time you got an Internet connection? 33 Best Small Business Ideas for the Wanna-be Entrepreneur Editorial Note: Fundera exists to help you make better business decisions. That’s why we make sure our editorial integrity isn’t influenced by our own business. The opinions, analyses, reviews, or recommendations in this article are those of our editorial team alone. There are tons of small business ideas, and what defines a “best” business idea largely depends on an aspiring entrepreneur’s personality and skill set (and its potential to earn you money, of course). So, when you’re considering the best ideas for your future small business, you’ll need to answer a few clarifying questions, including: What are your interests?
New business ideas: 3 weird yet successful examples of online businesses - GrowthLab You don’t have to have an amazing idea to start an online business. There are tons of new business ideas surrounding you every day. In fact, you might be surprised when you see how many people will pay for the oddball skills and interests you already have. I’ll prove it. Here are 3 unusual (yet successful) business ideas that you can use for inspiration to launch an online business of your own. New Business Idea #1: I Want to Draw a Cat for You