The Curator: Silicon Valley’s Gender Gap, Skip B-school, Startup Financing

Here's our weekly link roundup of small business buzz, musings and muchness. A curation of the best small business talk around the web.

The Curator

Silicon Valley’s gender gap handicap. “Women are missing in Silicon Valley’s startups and in the investment community…” (ZDNet)

Skip Business School, MBA Entrepreneurs Say. “B-school deans say entrepreneurs can benefit from MBAs if they stop trying to emulate Mark Zuckerberg.” (US News)

Even Startups Can’t Innovate Without a Process. “Most entrepreneurs I know are individually very innovative, but a successful startup can’t be a one-man show (for long).” (Forbes)

Video: Tips for startups seeking financing. “To catch the eye of deep-pocketed investors at the pre-revenue stage, you need to operate your business like a house on fire, says Randy Thompson, the CEO of Venture Alberta.” (The Globe and Mail)

How small businesses can avoid a data security disaster like LinkedIn’s. “Small business owners would be wise to change their social networking passwords immediately and repeat the precaution at least once in the next few weeks, Sileo says.” (The Washington Post)

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