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How To Network Your Way Into Your Next Startup Job

How To Network Your Way Into Your Next Startup Job

Original post by David Adelman via Forbes

Landing a job isn’t easy. With unemployment stubbornly high and constant competition from overqualified candidates, overseas labor and overzealous robots, getting hired is getting harder.

I recently watched several friends go through the job hunt, and one thing became clear: The traditional method of applying for posted jobs won’t cut it anymore. Times…

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30 amazing examples of WebGL in action

30 amazing examples of WebGL in action

Original post by Creativebloq

Join the 3D revolution. Giles Thomas and Paul Lewis round up some of the best WebGL sites and provide a few handy tips along the way.

Almost all modern computers and most smartphones have powerful GPUs, graphics processors that often have more number-crunching power than the CPU. But until recently web pages and mobile websites couldn’t use them – meaning slow,…

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Four things startups need to consider when it’s time to staff up

Four things startups need to consider when it’s time to staff up

Original post by  via Bizjournals

Entrepreneurs probably don’t have payroll or benefits packages on their minds when they’re ready to take their idea to market. But when it comes time to staffing up, those two factors are the key reasons many employees choose one company over another.

They can also be two of the most complicated things to manage.

“Employees are a company’s biggest asset…

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The app evolution: leaner, faster, cheaper

The app evolution: leaner, faster, cheaper

Original post by  venturebeat

In the battle to get mobile eyeballs, in a world that is more mobile by the minute, the mobile app is stomping all over the mobile web. Both consumers and employees are voting for the convenience, the ease, and the better overall user experience of native apps on both smartphones and tablets.

Different studies show different numbers, but the conclusion is pretty much…

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5 Things I Learned from Winning a Hackathon

5 Things I Learned from Winning a Hackathon

Original post by  via Angelhack

Our hackathon attendees are on a serious roll. This year’s AngelHack winners have all surprised and delighted our judges. We’re asking our winners what they did to win the hackathon, and we’re passing on their knowledge to you, so you can win the hackathon some day!

Last time, we walked you through how Peppermint, our San Francisco winners, won the…

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Startup Institute Has Raised $3 Million and Is Eyeing Smaller Markets

Startup Institute Has Raised $3 Million and Is Eyeing Smaller Markets

Original post by Galen Moore via Bostinno

Startup Institute has raised $3 million from Silicon Valley Bank–funding the company’s head of product design and operations said will be used to take the startup job-training program into smaller markets.

Spun out of Techstars Boston in 2012, Startup Institute operates in Berlin, Boston, Chicago, London and New York. “We proved it in a scrappy way,”…

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8 Tips for Finding Fintech Startup Success

8 Tips for Finding Fintech Startup Success

Original post by  via BankInnovation

While there seems to be a new fintech startup every day, some of the industry’s expert have been studying and analyzing the market for years now. Which means their opinions matter.

Bank Innovation spoke to a number of thought leaders in financial technology and asked them for advice for future fintech entrepreneurs. Here are the eight tips they offered…

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Find Your Next Great Hire on Twitter

Find Your Next Great Hire on Twitter

Original post by Josh Tolan via Entrepreneur

Social media is increasingly becoming a popular tool for recruiting talent. In fact, Twitter is one of the best social networks for recruiting bright and savvy professionals.

Twitter is more than a network for talking about trending topics and interacting with high-profile brands, it’s also a tool for recruiting candidates and hiring top talent. Last…

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Did Bankers And Lawyers Make FinTech The Darling Of London’s Startup Scene?

Did Bankers And Lawyers Make FinTech The Darling Of London’s Startup Scene?

Original post by Edmund Ingham via Forbes

What’s in a name? FinTech was once a quick way of saying Financial Technology, but now it has become an industry in its own right.

Disruptive, dynamic, and capable of attracting large sums of both client and investor money, FinTech has been on the march for some time, and London has acted quickly to establish itself as the leader of the pack.

In 2013 53%…

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Five Tips for Hackathon Participants

Five Tips for Hackathon Participants

Original post by Michael Bleigh via Intridea

This past weekend I participated in Hack the Midwest, a Kansas City hackathon. The event was a huge success drawing a crowd of around 100 developers. As one of the visiting developer evangelists said, it was a great turnout for a New York hackathon, much less one in the midwest.

At the competition I built Qup.tv, a simple service that will send you…

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