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.

The Top Entrepreneur Articles for Weekend Reading

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-04-26

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

This week's top articles include top tips to develop a startup idea; what startup pivoting really is and should do; a case for developing your product publically; and more.

Check out the top startup and entrepreneur articles from the week of April 20th.

Top Four Tips on How To Develop a Good Startup Idea

Budding founders on the path of entrepreneurship are more likely to create successful startups if they keep a few key ideas in mind, according to Matthew MacFarlane, investment director of Yuuwa Venture Capital. Here are MacFarlane’s four tips on how entrepreneurs can develop good startup ideas.

The Only Goal Pivoting Should Accomplish, According to Mike Maples Jr.

On this week's Mentor Minute, Mike Maples, Jr., Managing Partner of FLOODGATE, debunks the common ideas of pivoting and describes the true goal a startup should achieve by pivoting. Mike was recently ranked 14th on Forbes Magazine's Midas List as one of the top tech investors in the world.

Why you should build your product in public

Over on The Next Web, Ryan Hoover, the co-creator of Product Hunt and EIR at Tradecraft, talks about the benefits of building and developing your product in the public eye. He describes how he asked for comments from the public and received great feedback on mockups.

Things founders say to investors that are complete BS

In an going series called "Startups Anonymous" on Pando, an anonymous entrepreneur lists the common things startup founders say to potential and current investors that they consider fluff or even completely false. The writer also goes on to translate each comment into its true meaning.

It’s a f**king startup. Why are you here? -- We're here to Build

On the Betashop blog, Jason Goldberg, the Founder and Chief Executive at Fab writes a no-holds-barred look into the life at a startup and the experiences of an entrepreneur. He challenges others to reflect deeply on what their role, goal, or purpose is working on a startup company.

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