Here’s our weekly link roundup of small business buzz, musings and muchness. A curation of the best small business talk around the web.
“In the wake of Instragram’s billion-dollar pivot, Steve Blank talks about why the concept is crucial to the success of so many startups.” (ReadWriteWeb)
“Entrepreneurs, having gone through the difficult stages of beginner, builder, and expert often realize that entrepreneurship is not just something they do- but that it has become a strong measure of their identity.” (Forbes)
“One of today’s most challenging yet promising markets is the educational system. If you want to see startups hungry to disrupt an industry, look no further. Here are seven up-and-coming educational startups founded by minorities that I believe will have an significant impact in the educational space.” (Tech Crunch)
“For lots of startup founders, a big money valuation is just half the goal. Many startups are motivated by a singular drive to change the way we view and interact with the world around us. Here are 10 of today’s most visionary startups to admire, and more importantly, model.” (Forbes)
“Some startups raise $100,000 seed rounds, others raise $1 million. How do founders know how much to raise, and how do they avoid over-raising?” (Business Insider)
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