Founders Flash

This week’s articles address one mistake everyone makes on Twitter, explain David Cameron’s new start-up loan policy in the UK, reveal where the bulk of start-up funding is actually coming from, and discuss why one founder disagrees with the concept of “failing fast.”

The Number One Mistake Everybody Makes on Twitter – Gary Vaynerchuk, Slideshare

You spend a lot of time tweeting on behalf of your company – make this one mistake and it’s unlikely your followers will see your tweets.  

Start-Up Loans: A Hand Up, Not a Hand Out – David Cameron, Linkedin

UK Prime Minister explains ‘Start-up Loans,’ a policy he launched last summer to fund new businesses.

Where Start-up Funding Really Comes From (Infographic) – Laura Entis, Entrepreneur

VCs and angel investors dominate headlines, but the bulk of funding actually comes from personal loans and credit.

The Next Big Thing You Missed: Why the Most Ambitious of Tech Start-ups Should Fail Slowly – Ryan Tate, Wired

Pinboard founder Maciej Ceglowski explains why he doesn’t buy the conventional Silicon Valley wisdom that start-ups should “fail fast.”

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