How a Netflix high school graduate built a $100,000 project

Justin Ellen found himself at a difficult crossroads when he was 17 – should he pursue his passion for baking full time, or go to college to continue his education? At the time, the youngest contestant on the popular Netflix show baking was making custom cakes from home as a side hustle, while also tinkering … Read more

Global Innovation Fund 2022 for organizations worldwide (funding up to $15 million)

Deadline: rolling Basis The Global Innovation Fund 2022 Now open to applications. The Global Innovation Fund, or GIF, is the premier social impact investment vehicle that works with mission-aligned development agencies, philanthropists, and other funders to find and fund evidence-based innovations with the potential to positively impact the lives of millions of people around the … Read more

Bad news for startups from the latest tech carnage

After all, the Nasdaq is down 28.9 percent from its peak last November to its lowest level last week, almost a replica of its activity two decades ago when it fell 28 percent between February and May. Back in 2000, the Nasdaq index staged a strong rally, rising 23 percent from May through the end … Read more

Start on your own or bring in a co-founder? 4 Factors to Consider – TechCrunch

Ross Huddleston contributor Ross Hiddleston is Head of Commercial, DocSend at Dropbox. More posts by this contributor Essential Steps to Thriving and Surviving While Fundraising Pre-Seed Round Funding Under Scrutiny: Is the Venture Capital Pandemic Expected to Continue? Every journey into entrepreneurship unique. I find the startup world fascinating because the urge to tackle a … Read more

How to launch a startup without spending a fortune on marketing

If only there was a one-size-fits-all approach to ensuring a successful startup launch and continued attraction. Novice entrepreneurs are eager to categorize their companies as “Apple of X” or “Uber of Y” in an effort to reach those ranks more quickly. While there are many variables that play a role, there are actually some commonalities … Read more