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The Good And The Bad Of Bootstrapping
Sep29

The Good And The Bad Of Bootstrapping

Being fully in charge of your company’s own finances can be both a blessing and a curse.

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How You Can Handle The Speed Of Your Marketplace
Jul04

How You Can Handle The Speed Of Your Marketplace

Life in the startup lane moves fast. Domain names change hands. Companies pivot and relaunch. Some competitors gain ground, some fade. New products surge into marketplaces hoping to hold onto the lead. ziipa, a digital producers’ marketplace, is a prime example. Previously an app discovery site, the domain…

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3 Benefits To Bootstrapping Your Startup
Jun24

3 Benefits To Bootstrapping Your Startup

I have a little beef with using “money raised” as a metric of success. Is it a clear metric of progress? Yes. Success? Not as much. Fundraising does have many benefits: You can get the talent, technology and tools to scale your business quickly. Plus, in some industries (like bio/life sciences), the startup costs…

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Focus Shmocus. Mapaton Proves Sometimes It Pays To Be All Over The Map
Jun23

Focus Shmocus. Mapaton Proves Sometimes It Pays To Be All Over The Map

Did you know that there’s an area in Canada where it’s illegal to lock car doors, get this, in case someone needs to escape from a polar bear? This is just one example of the lesser-known things you can learn about…

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So, You Wanna Build An iPhone App? Do You Really Know What You’re In For?
Apr25

So, You Wanna Build An iPhone App? Do You Really Know What You’re In For?

Michael Bates and Blake Seufert already had their hands full with their Melbourne-based technology and design company, Quinella, and their first product, iNewsletter. Never shying away challenges, however, they decided to…

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Grabbing Marketing By The Foxtail: Interview With Founder Michael Templeman
Apr24

Grabbing Marketing By The Foxtail: Interview With Founder Michael Templeman

Ah, how good it must feel when the first $250 million dollar company contracts your services. After all, the big dollars up for grabs in online marketing means that businesses have many options to choose from – from uber expensive agencies to DIY and low-cost automated solutions. So, what seals the deal…

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