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 Top Knowledge Articles for Entrepreneurs

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-05-03

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

This week's top articles include the consensus advice on productivity; what angel investors look for in startups; how to charge money for non-existent products; and how successful entrepreneurs validated their ideas.

Check out the top startup and entrepreneur articles from the week of April 27th.

The Consensus Advice on Productivity for Entrepreneurs

By sifting through recent articles, guides, top ten lists, and infographics written by experts around the web, we've distilled the consensus advice that entrepreneurs need to know on a key topic. Featured across 22 sources, this week's topic is Productivity Habits.

David Rose: What Angel Investors Look For in a Startup

Inc.com interviews David Rose, founder of the New York Angels investing group and CEO of investment firm Gust, to get his inside look at angel investments. When asked about the characteristics he looks for in entrepreneurs, he says, "The number one thing I look for is integrity."

How To Charge Money For Things That Don't Exist Yet

Steli Efti of Close.io has written a quick guide on how entrepreneurs can charge money for things that do not exist yet. As Steli says, "The best way to discover if your product has a real market is to sell first and build second."

9 Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Validated Their Business Idea

Over on Entrepreneur, Anand Srinivasan has compiled a helpful group of nine entrepreneurs who share their experiences on validating their business idea. The group includes the founders of Drip, Flashnotes.com, CheckMaid.com, Tailwind, OpenBay, Bizness Apps, Net Irrigate, and Hipzbag.

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