Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Dropoff Will Build Same-Day Delivery Right Into Your Business

Dropoff is looking to revolutionize the courier industry with its new services. Dropoff offers a web and mobile dashboard that lets you book a courier anytime, review prices before you start, get reliable ETAs and then track the package as it’s moving. Despite the competition, Dropoff hopes that its dedication to focusing on businesses only, not consumers, and specializing in industries outside of the usual grocery delivery, will pay off. Read More>>

HOW LEADERS DEAL WITH MOMENTS OF EXISTENTIAL CRISIS

A business failure is not the end of the world, but a life exploding crisis at the same time can take a toll on entrepreneurs. Uncertainty is part of the course of business. That includes crises; everything from typical ups and downs to dangers more existential. Entrepreneurs say these experiences have taught them a variety of lessons about leading in a crisis. Immediate actions such as saving time, reevaluating business strategies and utilizing resources on hand are some of the suggested battle plans. Read More>>

YouTube served users malicious advertisements, Trend Micro says

YouTube has become one of the victims of Malicious advertisements. YouTube has redirected more than 113,000 people in the U.S. to harmful websites in just a month. Though online advertising companies try to detect and block such content, some of them get through anyways. Not only were malicious ads showing up on YouTube, they were on videos with more than 11 million views—in particular, a music video uploaded by a high-profile record label. Read More>>

Wayfair and HubSpot IPOs Could Be Just The Beginning For Boston Startup Scened

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Boston-based startups have had a successful IPOs in the past two weeks. As furniture shopping service Wayfair went public and raised $300 million in its IPO, while HubSpot also had successful IPO. These success may spur the startup scene in Boston.

Although these new IPO’s have the spotlight, Boston has been quite active with startup companies. It is safe to say that most of the credit goes to MIT and Harvard, who produce the talent each year. From Bill Gates to Mark Zuckerberg, all started their journey from the city of Boston. Thus a lot of young smart people with great ideas thrive in this region indicating that these two IPO’s will only boost more entrepreneurs to push harder for their ideas. As more money and talent flow in, Boston could be an alternative for Silicon Valley in the Future. Read More>>

E-Learning Startup Udacity Raises $35M to Launch ‘Nanodegrees’

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The latest e-learning startup called Udacity Inc. has raised 35 million to redefine the way people learn.Unlike traditional companies in the marketplace, Udacity targets college grads and is built with the help of industry partners seeking skilled employees. Various Corporations provide the content and pay Udacity to develop online classes. Roughly three million users have signed up for the free Udacity courses. Read More>>