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How to make money from open source software

What steps you need to take – and what mistakes you need to avoid – if you want to launch an open source software startup.

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Astro is an AI-powered email client with big dreams

This startup wants to help people get a hold of their workplace communications with the power of AI.

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34 Latin-X startups to watch in 2017

A look at some of the newest and compelling startups coming from Latin America + Brazil, known colloquially as Latin-X.

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Snap soars on IPO, now what?

Snap began trading on the New York Stock Exchange today and shares soared. The company -- now valued at $28.33 billion -- has no profits to speak of, so where does it go from here?

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Oldies but goodies make presence felt amid glitzy startups at RSAC

Three of the original anti-virus vendors – Symantec, McAfee and Trend Micro – were out in full force at the show as well, scoffing at the unproven point products of the startups and touting their own reorganizations, renewed focus and...

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7 project management tools any business can afford

There’s no shortage of project management solutions for mid-size and large businesses. Startups, though, have limited budgets and simply can't afford high-priced project management software. Here are seven affordable options.

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9 simple ways to raise capital for your ecommerce startup

Entrepreneurs and investors share their tips on how to get cash to fund a new business.

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5 things you need to know about Snap’s IPO

Snap is preparing for one of the most anticipated IPOs in years. The company revealed some surprises and important details about its business in a new filing.

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Juniper founder, CTO Sindhu cuts role to focus on startup

Founder and current CTO of Juniper Pradeep Sindhu says he will reduce his role at the company to focus on developing technology for a startup he co-founded in 2015 called Fungible.

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6 startups from CES to watch in 2017

The Eureka Park area at the CES trade show offered startups a chance to show what they can do. We interview six hopeful entrepreneurs about their products.

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4 ways angel investing can be fun for CIOs

The best hobby a CIO can have is angel investing. Think about it, if you work as a CIO, you’ve probably got some great insight on what’s working, what’s not and where the market is headed. This piece explains how to get started and...

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As authentication options blossom, startup tries to simplify deployment, maintain flexibility

A startup with a strong pedigree is trying to address the problem that businesses have keeping up with the ever-increasing options for authentication.

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What banks can learn from fintech startups

To weather the fintech market’s overgrowth, traditional banks can ramp up digital investments and operate more like nimble startups by turning existing capabilities into reusable assets designed for broad consumption.

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8 tech startup trends to watch in 2017

Artificial intelligence startups will be big next year, along with startups in cybersecurity, chatbots, VR and legalized recreational marijuana, according to experts.

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Splice Machine boosts hybrid relational data platform

The startup adds support for columnar storage, in-memory caching and cost-optimized AWS storage to its hybrid transactional and analytical processing platform.

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Author of 'Strategic Entrepreneurialism' says team cohesiveness leads to innovation

The ability to think like a unit and galvanize around an idea to make it a practical reality is what makes companies outperform their peers.

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Playing the startup game: Work hard, play harder and keep learning

To stay competitive in the startup game, entrepreneurs need to remain focused, organized and disciplined. They should have a comprehensive strategy that is aligned to their vision and business goals. They also need to strike a balance...

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Startup Nubeva pitches Security-as-a-Service in the cloud

A team made up of executives from Aruba Networks and Panzura are out with a new self-funded startup this week that aims to deploy security tools that enterprises use in their campus and extend it to the cloud.

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