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Apple’s iPhone Is Now Worth More Than All Of Microsoft

How important is disruptive innovation? When a stale old company reinvents itself and finds its creative, innovative roots, the possibilities are endless. Here’s what Forbes has to say about it: This is an entirely stunning statistic: Apple‘s iPhone sales are now worth more than all of Microsoft: One Apple product, something that didn’t exist five […]

7 Lessons From My First Year as an Entrepreneur

This is a great article from a fellow entrepreneur. 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 the Web, so a lot has gone right. But a lot has als0 gone wrong. A year ago, I’d never really hired someone. […]

How Long Is Your Startup’s Runway?

Why runway is one of the most important things for a startup founder. From a simple Google search: run·way [ruhn-wey] Noun: 1. Strip of hard ground along which aircraft take off & land. 2. Raised aisle extending into the audience from a stage. Let me suggest a third definition. 3. The amount of time a […]

8 Ways To Get Press Coverage For Your Fresh Startup

Avoid Large PR Firms Large PR firms are expensive and in today’s  digitally connected world, overrated.  Twitter, Foursquare, emails, and the plethora of other ways to find and reach out to journalists and bloggers removes the once impenetrable barrier to entry that required traditional PR contacts to crack. When you get to a size where […]