What It Takes to Succeed in Business

Start-ups aren’t an object. They’re successful because of the people behind them. Great people, fertile markets, significant innovation are the three key elements in any successful business. What a venture capitalist wants to find in a founder is a certain sort of person. These founders are not identical, but do share certain attributes.

Things to Consider When Considering Placing an IPO

It’s no dotcom bubble burst today as it was at the verge of the last century and the beginning of the new millennium. But still, though Internet and the IT industry are not that young and volatile anymore, with so many different trends attracting investment funding, is it wise for a company to file an IPO at this time in the stock’s history or not?

Data Value Isn’t Just Part of Your Business, It’s Your Digital Business

Considering just how much digital all of our business operations have become, it is truly hard to overestimate the importance of data… For me as the head of Marketing and Products at our company, it was so exciting to attend Intel Capital’s Global Summit with our Founder and CEO, Roman Kanek. The over 1,100 attendees consisted of some of the biggest companies in the industry, including…

Capitalize on the CUstomer Data You Have

This hot issue of business raw data being monetized for some spectacular ROI (13 to 1, as some companies have achieved) is all over the industry right now. The closer you look, the more you’ll find that cutting-edge analytics of big data actually generates a big amount of revenue for those companies who do mine such an opportunity. According to a new Wall Street Journal research paper, the…

A Few Ways to Pay Less in Taxes and Save Money

If you’re like a majority of Americans, you may be looking for new, creative ways to ease your annual tax burden. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to cut your taxes or increase the amount of your tax refund without incurring the wrath of the IRS. Tax credits and allowable deductions come and go as the IRS changes its rules…