The Coffee Table: This Week In #Startups (4.5.2013)

Posted by on May 4, 2013 in Blog, The Coffee Table | No Comments

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If there’s one thing you can count on, it’s that there’s never a shortage of news about the hottest startups, the latest gadgets and useful tips to help grow your startup.

That’s why I’m happy to introduce The Coffee Table – a weekly roundup of the hottest startup stories to hit the blogosphere.

Handpicked by yours truly – I hope this roundup helps you discover useful new content you may have missed during the week.

The Coffee Table will be short and sweet so can read it while sitting back and enjoying a warm cup of coffee (or tea).

With that said, here’s the weekly roundup of what happened in the startup world:

How to Be Startup CEO: This detailed takes a look at what it takes to be a startup CEO. It’s a long post, but worth checking if your interested and just founded a company.

Want your ed-tech product to survive? EverFi’s Tom Davidson says to about a distributed work force: EverFi’s Tom Davidson shares his insights on how to get an ed-tech product into the hands of the masses.

How to Raise Money When You’re Not in a Major VC Market: Mark Suster gives some practical advice here for startups. He also provides a neat example on how to pitch investors who live outside your local area

BootstrapAccelerator Asia Wants To Bring Promising Southeast Asia Startups To Silicon Valley: This new year long accelerator program is looking to take the hottest Southeast Asian startups global by taking them first to Silicon Valley.

5 reasons you’ll regret hiring a PR firm for your startup — and what you should do instead: Kevin Leu – former television reporter and PR specialist – delivers his two cents as to why you’re better off spending your money on something more profitable than a PR firm.

Day 14: Make your startup run like a Swiss watch: An interesting post from FounderFuel that discusses the how to make your startup more efficient. You’ll find some practical tips about being more productive with your accounting, and some useful advice on handling the legal side of things.

What do you think? Feel free to share your own discoveries in the comments below.

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