Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the Founder Institute network.
This week's top articles include an impressive milestone from the Founder Institute, advice from a non-technical CEO of a software startup, tips for CEO transparency, how LatAm became a booming startup hub, and more.
Check out our must read articles for the week of September 30 - October 6:
|Founder Institute Says It Has Graduated More Than 1,000 Companies|
|Adeo Ressi, founder of the Founder Institute startup incubator, recently told me that FI has hit a big milestone — more than 1,000 (1,003 at the time of our conversation) companies have graduated from the program.|
|Advice to a Non-Technical CEO of a Software Startup|
|One of the challenges of an early stage software start-up is whether to have a non-technical CEO who has a good set of relationships with prospective customers, or to have a CEO who really understands the technology and the art of software development. Like all tough questions the answer is “it depends.”|
|How Open Should a Startup CEO be with Staff?|
CEO transparency. It almost sounds uncontroversial. A CEO should tell her staff everything! Right? Right?!? Of course not.
|Here’s a snapshot of innovation, entrepreneurship in Latin America|
|Unbeknownst to many, the country of Colombia is positioning itself as the Silicon Valley of Latin America, vying against Chile and Brazil for this title. In a country where bloodshed once occurred regularly, new businesses now flourish, including a burgeoning tech scene.
|What problems do VCs face?|
|As a startup founder, you may have a certain image that comes to mind when you think of the almighty VC. But unlike the archetype we imagine, VCs have their fair share of problems too.|