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.

In Case You Missed It: This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-03-08

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

This week's top articles include a break down on the differences for women starting a technology company; a list of social media tools for entrepreneurs; and a Mentor Minute with Evernote CEO Phil Libin.

Check out our must-read articles for the week of March 2nd.

How Being a Female Tech Founder is Different

Rebekah Campbell describes from her personal experiences, being a woman in this endeavor can be very different and more challenging. Fortunately, as she says, "there are advantages in being a female technology entrepreneur" that make success very attainable.

Stop Waiting for Your Stroke of Genius

In this episode of the Mentor Minute, Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote dispels the myth of how startups come up with original ideas and describes a better way to do it instead. As Phil says, "A lot of people think that the way startups are started is that someone has a stroke of lightning and then they go do it. The reality is that this almost never happens."

How Clever Companies Are Using Circular Thinking To Get Ahead

Over at Fast Company Exist, Peter Lacy and Jakob Rutgvist describe five distinct business models that are enabling companies to use zero-waste principle while still maintaining good profits.

14 Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs for Managing Social Media

Stephanie Castillo of Entrepreneur Magazine has compiled a very helpful list of 14 tools that every entrepreneur can use to manage their social media networks. They include Google Analytics, Hootsuite, Buffer, and more.

Five Serious Financial Mistakes Bootstrappers Can Avoid

On the SKMurphy blog, Theresa Shafer breaks down some of the most serious, yet basic financial mistakes that can be easily avoided by entrepreneurs. The mistakes include using credit cards, not informing your spouse, and hiring employees too quickly.

 

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