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Weekly Roundup of the Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-04-12

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

This week's top articles include the pitches from past Founder Showcase winners; a hacker's guide to getting press for startups; the top 10 sources of seed funding; how to get over the intimidating talk about co-founder equity; and more.

Check out the top startup and entrepreneur articles from the week of April 6th.

How to Master the Startup Pitch: Watch these Founder Showcase-Winning Pitch Videos

While over 850 startups have competed in the Founder Showcase pitch competition, just 115 have competed on stage, and we have crowned only 14 champions. Watch the videos of the last ten pitches that won the event and learn what made them winners.

Don’t Make This Mistake When You Find a Great Startup Idea

In this episode of the Mentor Minute, Chris Hogg, a mentor for the Silicon Valley Founder Institute and Co-Founder of 100Plus (recently acquired by Practice Fusion), talks about his process for finding ideas and cautions against abandoning it once a great idea is discovered.

The Hacker’s Guide to Getting Press

Writing for the Clarity.fm Blog, Austen Allred, with the help of Fit Marketing, has put together a hacking guide to garnering press for startups and entrepreneurs. Austen says, "On the surface, the process of getting press seems reasonably simple. But doing that well and making it scale can become very complex very quickly."

The Top 10 Sources of Early-Stage Money

Over on Inc., Kimberly Weisul has put together a helpful list of the top 10 sources of early-stage funding. The data for the list was based on information provided by Angel Resource Institute, Silicon Valley Bank, and CB Insights and takes into account each angel investors' activity for 2013.

Frank & Oak Cofounder Talks About the Jump from Employee to Entrepreneur

BetaKit has posted the full video of Hicham Ratnani, COO/CFO & Co-Founder of online men's clothier Frank & Oak, speaking at a Founder Institute event on the transition from a corporate employee to startup founder.

Get Over Your Intimidation of Splitting Co-Founder Equity

It's been well-documented that deciding to take on a co-founder can be a fruitful choice, improving the business prospects for many entrepreneurs. However, if one does partner up, there is one intimidating hurdle that must be overcome: Figuring out how to split equity. For those having trouble with this, Al Bsharah has one simple piece of advice: "Get over it."

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