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16 ways to build a better dev team

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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The apps you need to run a business

These software and mobile applications will enable you to manage virtually every part of your startup or small business: from organization to communication to finance to security.

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TravelBank uses machine learning to save businesses money on travel

A new startup called TravelBank is aiming to help reduce business travel spending by providing a predictive budget for a trip and helping employees file expenses.

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A few cool tech startups I came across at Boston's HUBweek

Startups spill forth from Babson, Harvard, MIT and other institutions during Boston's HUBweek

Video: What’s it like to be a cloud startup

In a market dominated by vendors like Amazon, Microsoft and Google is there room for startups? Cloud Chronicles visited ClearSky Data in downtown Boston to find out.

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Startup sells a stamp-sized Linux server for $5

A wildly popular Indiegogo campaign is offering early birds the world's smallest Linux server, with Wi-Fi built in for IoT applications, for $5.

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Creative ways 7 startups growth-hacked their way to brand exposure

Startups on a tight budget are using social media channels, experiential marketing and other creative tactics to generate brand exposure. All without a PR agency.

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10 ways to make your crowdfunding campaign a hit

Small business owners and online fundraising pros share their top tips on how to make your Kickstarter or Indiegogo project a success.

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High technology: How IT is fueling the budding cannabis industry

The goal is to track every plant, product and person associated with the production and sale of marijuana and maintain legal compliance.

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Jump-starting population health management

Aurora Health Care, a healthcare system with 15 hospitals and over 150 clinics, has just entered the second phase of an effort to use startup software developers to create the applications it needs for population health management.

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7 cool Internet of Things companies to watch

Industry watcher CB Insights earlier this month showed that venture capital funding of internet of things companies is actually on the decline after years of growth. But we've still seen enough fresh funding in the months since we...

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Intel's Knights Mill mega-chip to take on GPUs in AI

Intel has secretly developed a mega-chip called Knights Mill with the hope to advance artificial intelligence.

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10 low-cost PR strategies for startups and small businesses

Small business owners and experts in public and media relations share tips for how to generate good press for your business without having to spend a lot of money.

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Don’t blame it on the PR agency

Hiring a PR agency is usually fraught with anxiety. They are expensive. Will they do a good job? Will they work hard enough? Will they get you the coverage you deserve? While there are many success stories, things don't always work...

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5 reasons why enterprise IoT is a tough market for startups

The internet of things (IoT) is one of the fastest growing segments of the enterprise IT marketplace. But unlike the markets for other hot emerging technologies, the enterprise IOT platform sector seems to be dominated by incumbents...

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Want your startup to be paperless? These 8 tips will get you there

Storing paper files is costly and relatively unscalable, takes up space in your office and makes you less geographically flexible. Printing pages just to do things like sign documents is wasteful and time-consuming. Follow these tips...

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