Goodwin partner Mitzi Chang discusses how Goodwin works with startups to ensure lawful cryptocurrency transactions and why startups exploring ICOs should be aware of Anti-Money Laundering and know their customer compliance.
The second annual Young Sustainable Impact conference hosted 25 innovators – all under 25 years’ old and from around the world – to develop solutions for global issues.
Student entrepreneurs do not have it easy; launching your first venture while balancing a full-time college course load is like working a dozen full-time jobs.
In last week’s Founders Flash, we discussed accelerators and the benefits it can give early-stage startups. This week, HubSpot, an inbound marketing and sales platform, launched HubSpot for Startups for seed-stage startups in an incubator, accelerator, or VC program.
Lately, it seems that no matter the industry or target audience, podcasts have become marketers’ best tool to engage with consumers. But the same idea holds true for business-to-business marketing – and founders should take advantage.
In theory, every company is started with a product, an audience and preferred outcome in mind, but a growing number of startup founders are unable to answer a very simple question – “who is this for?”
As the baby boomers hit – and pass – the (formerly) standard retirement age, the global workforce will need to continue absorbing the dramatic rise in employees over 65 for the next 10 to 20 years. A company in South Korea has found the solution to that problem; EverYoung, a technology services firm, only employs those over 55 years’ old.
Recently, LinkedIn’s co-founder Reid Hoffman said that Silicon Valley is – and will remain – the epicenter of entrepreneurs and emerging companies. But younger entrepreneurs strongly disagree; many believe that starting a company outside Silicon Valley is key to their companies’ survival.
While there are plenty of reasons for Silicon Valley’s dominance (an abundance of young talent, a culture of accepting transplants and easy access to capital), there’s no absolute truth to the idea that Silicon Valley is the best place on the planet to build and scale a business right now.
Digital marketing evolves every day and companies often fizzle out because they either couldn’t or didn’t want to keep up with changes in marketing. For startups, digital marketing is even more essential to a successful business.
Creativity is essential to any startup – including finding the perfect company name. Ideally, it would be short, memorable, descriptive, and easy to pronounce; but recent startups have created an interesting trend when it comes to startup company names.