Breaking Geographic Boundaries

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It’s a great time to highlight a couple of regions that may not immediately pop into your head when you think of entrepreneurial ecosystems. The truth is, some surprising cities and countries around the world have made remarkable steps in evolving their startup communities and how they serve entrepreneurs.

8 Tips for Selecting the Best HR Company for Your Small Business

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One of our partners, Kim Runyen from TriNet, wrote this post on September 23, 2015 for the TriNet blog.
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As an entrepreneur, you founded your business because you are passionate about the product or service you provide the world. However, on the road to success, you probably found that your time spent pursuing your passion is crowded with other common business needs – such as marketing, accounting and – the big one once you hire your first employee – human resources.

Age Is Just A Number

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The gender gap in technology is a huge problem but the lack of diversity goes even farther than gender. In the startup world, we see a pretty similar demographic and not only is there a lack of females but a lack of varying ethnicities, educational backgrounds, religious views, and age groups.

Does Location Matter for Your Startup?

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Speaking at a gathering of young entrepreneurs a few years ago, Mark Zuckerberg surprised some in the audience by saying that if he could do it all over again, he would have stayed in Boston and founded Facebook there, not in Silicon Valley. “There’s a culture out here where people don’t commit to doing things, I feel like a lot of companies built outside of Silicon Valley seem to be focused on a longer-term,” he said. “You don’t have to move out here to do this.”