HOTB Software Solutions
HOTB is a highly experienced software development company that provides in-kind angel capital to startup entrepreneurs with a viable technology based business. HOTB helps startups bridge the gap between their friends and family round and their venture capital round by subsidizing expensive technology needs. HOTB specializes in building custom software platforms to provide certainty of execution, experience, credibility, security and compliance. Additionally, HOTB Ventures has been formed for instances of passive investment when software development is not needed.

Manatt
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP is known for quality, for extraordinary commitment to clients, for integrated, relationship-based services, and for a range of capabilities typically found only in boutique firms. We are progressive and entrepreneurial compared to other major firms, and we are deeply committed to diversity, to public service, to involvement in the communities we serve and to excellence in all we do.

TriNet
Tech companies partner with TriNet Passport to compete for top talent by using our bundled HR products that cover the core services of payroll, fortune 100 benefits, risk and compliance, a scalable HR team all on a cloud platform. TriNet reduces the time businesses spend managing HR and administrative issues while providing enterprise-grade cloud capabilities. This enables entrepreneurs and management to focus on what’s important from raising funds to driving revenue. Join hundreds of executives in high tech who have experienced the TriNet Passport difference, working for companies in hardware, software, SaaS and telecommunications. Contact choy.chew@trinet.com for more information.

Eureka
The Eureka Building is a 3-acre technology campus in Irvine, California designed to help accelerate innovation. Founded in 2014 by Peter Polydor, our goal is to support local entrepreneurship by giving innovative companies and entrepreneurs in Orange County a home that is centrally located and easy to access. Through partnerships we are more than just a home, but are a support network hosting startup events while fostering mentorship relationships with our partners all within one of the most creative spaces in the region.

CrashLabs
CRASHLABS IS A VIBRANT COWORKING AND EVENTS COMMUNITY THAT ENHANCES WORK/LIFE BALANCE FOR THE NEW ECONOMY OF UNTETHERED WORKERS. CRASHLABS OFFERS CREATIVE AND FLEXIBLE SPACES SUCH AS OPEN DESKS, DEDICATED DESKS, PRIVATE OFFICES, AND EVENTS SPACE THAT SERVE EVERYONE FROM THE INDIVIDUAL TO CORPORATIONS.

Real Office Centers
At ROC you’ll find a cohesive and progressive working environment with professional support for entrepreneurs, innovators, and today’s leaders. Beyond merely providing the physical workspace, we contribute to your capital growth by facilitating innovation, inspiration, and collaboration. With professional support services, educational events, and a stimulating environment, ROC is where you and your company will grow. Our open-source work environment and friendly staff complete with private receptionists keep business running smoothly. ROC handles day-to-day operations and facility management so your company can focus on what it does best.

This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2013-06-23

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the Founder Institute network.

This week's top articles include an insightful interview with Evernote's Phil Libin, tips for securing startup funding, how to sell anything, and more.

 

Check out our must read articles for the week of June 16th - June 22nd:


Q&A With Evernote’s Phil Libin on the Startup’s Fifth Birthday
The sci-fi loving Mr. Libin who once called it “barbaric” that his prescription eyeglass were not yet able to project anything,  talked with Venture Capital Dispatch about how he is pushing Evernote to evolve into something that seems like it’s reading your mind.
VC to Entrepreneurs: Just Be Yourself
Of course you put your best foot forward when courting investment. But there are good reasons to be a bit more transparent, too.
The Two Must-Have Elements for Attracting Startup Funding
YoungEntrepreneur’s Ask the Expert column seeks to answer questions about everything from starting a business to growth strategies. In this segment, Paul Lee, Partner at Lightbank, explains how to attract startup funding.
To Sell Anything, You Need to Know What Makes You Unique
Having a good sales methodology can help you ensure your company runs more disciplined campaigns and focuses scarce resources on your best opportunities. The first post covered the topic of “P” or pain. Simply, this is identifying a customer need which has economic value to them if they can solve it.
4 Young Entrepreneurs on the Creative Ways They Raised Startup Capital
Self-funding isn’t for everyone. Nor is giving up equity in exchange for VC funding early in the lifecycle of a startup. That’s why some scrappy young entrepreneurs have used more creative bootstrapping strategies to get their companies off the ground.

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