Conversations in the startup community seem to be dominated by funding, features, and hacks. The ability of founders to balance the new information that’s out there with the tried and true principals of business is a critical differentiator in the success or failure of startups. Failing to prioritize the basics of running a business can doom the business, regardless
Everywhere Else Tennessee speaker Josh Hix talks about the insane of growth of Plated in the 72 hours after their Shark Tank debut.
SXSW takes a little work, a little hustle and a little “luck,” but you can get the whole ROI of your trip in one night.
Pop the champagne! It’s the last day of 2013, which is a little crazy. It’s been a busy year for Nibletz, and we are planning for an even better 2014. We covered some great startups this year, from all over the country. We attended tons of great events and met smart entrepreneurs all over the
Last Friday Shark Tank returned with one of the creepiest pitches ever. Former Clear Channel Communications executive Melissa Carbone walked in with a snarling zombie in tow, and as the pitch continued a scarecrow, clown, a chainsaw murder came out of the display to terrorize the sharks. “Don’t eyeball me. I will kick your tush
Of all the speakers at Everywhere Else Cincinnati, none embody the Everywhere Else mentality more than John T.Meyer, the Founder of Lemon.ly – a startup that builds awesome infographics. Meyer and Lemon.ly are based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the state’s largest city with a population just north of 159 thousand. “Everywhere Else” personified. Meyer’s talk,
Derek Flanzraich is a keynote speaker at Everywhere Else Cincinnati, September 29-October 1st (tickets available here). Derek originally published this piece in July of 2012 in conjunction with the Young Entrepreneur Council. A year ago, I started Greatist with no real clue what I was doing. We’re now the fastest-growing health and fitness site on
It’s Friday morning which means we have another great list of startup related people to follow on Twitter. For this weekes edition we’ve got 30 angels and VC’s.
Author, entrepreneur, and startup founder James Altucher is known for his crass, tell-it-like-it-is style of writing. 90% of the time he shoots right from the hip, and he’s always right. Altucher has written nine books and one comic book. He’s created a web series for HBO and is currently working on one for PBS. He’s
It doesn’t matter how world changing your idea is; if you need money to make it happen, but ruin your opportunities in front of potential venture capitalists, it’s not going to make it off the ground. Venture capitalists are a unique bunch and pitching to them requires a unique strategy. There are four main categories
A couple months ago, I officially left my rapidly growing, profitable small business to launch a tech startup with a huge vision and zero salaries. Why did I do this? For me, it came down to the huge differences between a small business and a startup. First off, the biggest difference between these two company
It’s Friday again which means it’s time for Follow Friday. Now we don’t do the traditional #FF and shout outs on Twitter. That’s so 2009. Instead, every week we compile a list here at Nibletz that is relevant to our readers and community. Last week we ran a list of 50 500 Startups Mentors which
This San Diego startup, ForwardMetrics, is a simple path to success, find out about their cloudbased tools for making any sized company more successful.
Nyk Lygkonis and James Strickland are two London based entrepreneurs who are looking to change the way employee performance reviews are done. Their startup, Appraisly, is being built in a clandestine location in the middle of London’s thriving startup hub. They’ve found great wifi, coffee and a color printer in the