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Coworking Visa Map curated by The Network Hub Why Do Startups Fail? An Analysis of 3,200 High-growth Technology Startups | Brilliant Forge I read a very interesting article on TechCrunch today about why startups fail. They shared data from research that Blackbox conducted for their Startup Genome project, which is trying to uncover what makes Silicon Valley startups succeed vs. fail. You can gain access to the free full report here. I highly recommend that you take the time to read through it. My biggest takeaway from all of this? Founders that learn are more successful. To view the rest of this article, simply share it by clicking one of the buttons below.

Astrolabs | Startups, Entrepreneurship, Ecommerce Versátil, fuerte y ecológico: el material que promete destronar al plástico Casi todas las cosas que nos rodean tienen plástico, quizás por eso es que producimos unos 300 millones de toneladas de este material al año. Pero, ¿cuánto del plástico desechado se recicla? Solamente un 3%, mientras el resto va a atascarse a algún lugar del planeta, quedándose por siglos en vertederos y océanos, dañando ecosistemas, cadenas alimenticias y el medioambiente. Una simple bolsa plástica puede tardar unos 500 años en degradarse, según estimaciones de la ciencia, y aunque se han hecho esfuerzos por crear plásticos biodegradables, éstos no han alcanzado a impactar a la gigantesca industria construida en torno a estos productos, por su escasa versatilidad. La solución al exceso de basura plástica la ofrecieron silenciosamente los animales invertebrados con sus caparazones: escarabajos, camarones, crustáceos. Esto se había estudiado tímidamente a principios del siglo XX, pero con la aparición del plástico convencional se dejó de lado hasta que se retomó en la actualidad.

信息图详解7大社交网络之Pinterest和LinkedIn 如今,社交网络已经渗透到人们生活的方方面面,目前的几大主流社交媒体网络包括 Facebook、Twitter、LinkedIn、YouTube、Instagram、Pinterest 和 Google+。而有关这些社交网络的数据统计已经成为很多公司制定媒体营销策略的重要参考准绳,因此全面了解各大社交网络的重要数据也变得尤为重要。 有关 Pinterest 的更详细的信息,可以参考下面这张信息图: 自今年年初到现在,Pinterest的日访问数量增长了145%。 在推荐流量方面,Pinterest 推荐流量所占比例为 3.6%,略低于 Twitter 3.61% 的推荐流量(根据最新的统计数据,Pinterest 的推荐流量已经超过 Twitter)。

Crowd investing and Crowd Funding is raising money for or investing in startups and businesses. Eureeca is the place to find, invest in and support new businesses and ideas. "Disciplined Entrepreneurship" by Bill Aulet (Book Summary) Don’t have time to read? Here’s a quick but comprehensive summary of Bill Aulet’s “Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup,” released on August 12. Who should read this: First-time and serial entrepreneurs who are looking for a solid product-market fit. Elevator pitch: This 24-step guide to product-market fit is based on a process that Aulet has been refining for years while teaching. Entrepreneurship is chaotic and unpredictable, and hopefully this will bring some method to the madness. Author: Aulet is the managing director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, which supports entrepreneurship education at MIT. Intro First off, entrepreneurship can be taught. This book will focus on innovation, which means taking an invention and commercializing it. The 24 steps address six key themes: Who is your customer? Step 0: Getting started There are three starting points for entrepreneurship: a technology, idea, or passion. Step 1: Market segmentation Grade: A

Get Started | Pieceable It only takes a few minutes to get started. You can upload your existing app to the Pieceable Viewer service right from the command line - no code changes needed. 1. Build for the simulator. You're already doing this during normal development - we just need to make note of where Xcode is placing your compiled binary (the .app folder). You can build for Debug or Release mode - it doesn't matter. Xcode will tell you where it placed your compiled .app folder. The path to our .app in the above example is: /Users/fpotter/Library/Developer/Xcode/DerivedData/UICatalog-bszjqiuwfifzlycdqnfxdvulsrgk/Build/Products/Debug-iphonesimulator/UICatalog.ap 2. Pieceable needs you to upload your compiled .app folder. From your terminal, run this command: ditto -cz path/to/build/Debug-iphonesimulator/ - | curl -F "email=YOUR_EMAIL_ADDRESS" -F "file=@-" The first time you run this command, you'll be asked to confirm your email address. Then, you'll see: 3.

Living Coworking. El libro de Coworking de Manuel Zea | Coworking Spain Living Coworking, un manual imprescindible para los que quieran comprender el secreto del éxito de una corriente laboral imparable Manuel Zea Barral, director de Coworking Spain, aborda en este libro los aspectos que caracterizan al coworking como filosofía de trabajo, analizando su éxito y evolución. Madrid, 23 de abril de 2013.- Todavía son muchos los que creen que abrir un espacio y ofrecer puestos de trabajo en alquiler es suficiente para crear un centro de coworking. “Quería compartir mi experiencia en el entorno del coworking para tratar de dar una respuesta a las posibles dudas que surgen cuando uno desea formar parte de esta nueva corriente, ya sea como coworker o como responsable de un centro de coworking, y animar a los lectores a que apuesten por este nuevo esquema laboral”, explica Manuel Zea. Para obtener más información sobre el libro, visita: Comprar

Global Entrepreneurship Index | Global Entrepreneurship Development Institute The GEDI Institute has gathered and provided entrepreneurship and business statistics on a country’s entrepreneurial ecosystem through Global Entrepreneurship Index (GEI). Enterprise is a crucial engine of economic growth. Without enterprise and entrepreneurs, there would be little innovation, little productivity growth, and few new jobs. Entrepreneurial success does not take place in a vacuum. This mix of attitudes, resources, and infrastructure is known as the entrepreneurship ‘ecosystem’. The GEDI methodology collects data on the entrepreneurial attitudes, abilities, and aspirations of the local population and then weights these against the prevailing social and economic ‘infrastructure’ – this includes aspects such as broadband connectivity and the transport links to external markets. 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Index rankings

So, What is SU? Since our inception in 2008, SU has empowered individuals from more than 85 countries to apply exponentially growing technologies, such as biotechnology, artificial intelligence and neuroscience, to address humanity’s grand challenges: education, energy, environment, food, health, poverty, security, space and water. In just six years, our alumni, partners and members have generated more than 100 startups, and numerous patents and ideas to help advance this mission. The Global Innovation Index | Leading Innovation Reference The Global Innovation Index (GII) aims to capture the multi-dimensional facets of innovation and provide the tools that can assist in tailoring policies to promote long-term output growth, improved productivity, and job growth. The GII helps to create an environment in which innovation factors are continually evaluated. It provides a key tool and a rich database of detailed metrics for 141 economies this year, which represent 95.1% of the world’s population and 98.6% of global GDP. With the support of the Government of the United Kingdom, the GII 2015 will be launched on 17 September 2015 in London, United Kingdom. The launch will be hosted by Francis Gurry, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization, and Baroness Neville-Rolfe, UK Minister for Intellectual Property. The core of the GII Report consists of a ranking of world economies’ innovation capabilities and results.

International Startup Festival | July 2015 | Entrepreneurship | Montreal About Since 2011, the International Startup Festival has been putting a new spin on entrepreneurship. Each year, over 2,000 founders, investors, and analysts converge on Montreal from more than a dozen countries. Startupfest offers a unique blend of deep content, inspiring stories, unbeatable networking, and unmistakable festival vibe. Held in festival-friendly Montreal, content ranges from back-of-the-napkin ideas to champagne-popping exits. The format includes keynotes, interactive how-to sessions, powerful lessons from battle-scarred founders, and a healthy dose of irreverence. What sets us apart? Startupfest puts a different spin on the typical conference. There's nothing quite like Startupfest. Past events Every year, founders, investors and analysts converge on Montreal from more than a dozen countries.

The LEAN Sprint Experiments power breakthrough discovery in both the Scientific Method and our adaptation of it for entrepreneurship: Herein lies the key to breakthrough in both: If your guess disagrees with experiment, it is wrong. It doesn’t matter how beautiful your guess is, how smart you are, who made the guess, or what their name is… it is wrong. – Richard Feynman But while experiments are highly effective at testing guesses, simply running experiments is also not enough. The output of your experiments can only be as good as the quality of your input guesses. This begs the question: “Where do good guesses or ideas come from?” The answer is that good ideas can come from anywhere. This is exactly what the LEAN Sprint is designed to do. What is the LEAN Sprint A LEAN sprint is a time-boxed iteration cycle for sourcing, ranking, and testing new ideas. If you come from a software or design background, you have most likely been exposed to the scrum/agile methodology. 1. 2. 3. The 5 Stages of a LEAN Sprint 1.