September 30, 2013

Ansa: Text friends safely, securely & without regret

by JD Lasica

Ansa is a startup that has developed a mobile app for iOS and Android that enables people using mobile devices to text safely and securely, by giving them the power to retrieve messages and photos and giving them the ability to set a time limit before the message self-destructs. Continue reading

August 28, 2013

Worst business advice given to women founders

by David Spark

At the Women 2.0 Founder Friday event at Google, I asked attendees about the worst business advice they’ve ever received. Here are their answers. Continue reading

July 29, 2013

15 painful lessons you’ll learn working at a startup

by David Spark

Advice from entrepreneurs to smooth your journey Target audience: Entrepreneurs, startups, developers, venture capitalists (VCs). Working at a startup is a series of one painful lesson after another. Startup entrepreneurs tend to congregate at tech events to commiserate or brag about startup life. At the SF New Tech event in San Francisco earlier this month, I asked the attendees, all … Continue reading

June 26, 2013

Pearls of wisdom from startup founders & experts

by JD Lasica

Advice from startup founders, advisers and investors at the Bitspiration 2013 conference in Krakow, Poland. Continue reading

April 29, 2013

Entrepreneurs: Here’s what investors care about!

by JD Lasica

Here are highlights of the Founders Space event at SomaCentral with four venture capitalists offering advice to startups and entrepreneurs on how to pitch like an investor — tailoring your presentations to what investors care about. Continue reading