Startups and Success Mike McDevitt from Terra’s Kitchen, Part 1

Chris’s guest is Mike McDevitt, CEO of Terra’s Kitchen, a meal delivery service based in Baltimore, Maryland. Mike discusses why he chose this as his new endeavor and how he plans to stand out in a very competitive space.

How to Write Off Start Up Costs

Entrepreneur Network partner Mark Kohler provides tips on how to best write off start up costs.

Design vs. Function: How would you start prototyping?

Entrepreneur Network partner Be Better Paris talks about the important of knowing the different between design vs function when prototyping.

LegalZoom Uses Technology To Make Law Affordable

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” Benjamin Franklin once wrote. As a small business owner, independent filmmaker and single mother I would add legal fees to this list. For centuries, the chances of getting professional legal help at an affordable price have been slim to none – […]

Dr. Jagdish Sheth on Entrepreneurship

As many as 40-50% of office workers will be replaced by technology which will lead to explosive growth in entrepeneurship. In Episode 2 with Dr. Sheth, we learn what characteristics are common in entrepreneurs and many of us will become “entrepreneurs by necessity.” Watch this episode to learn Sheth’s best practices to starting and running […]

Startup Stories – Sketchfab “Having International Offices”

Startup Stories – a series of short videos about Techstars companies focusing on a specific topics. Sketchfab, a way for you to publish & embed interactive 3D models. Check them out here – Sketchfab https://sketchfab.com/

Startup Stories – Contently “Growing in a booming Industry”

Startup Stories – a series of short videos about Techstars companies focusing on a specific topics. In this video we learn more about Contently. Contently, who went through Techstars New York in 2011, is a marketplace that connects quality journalists with amazing publishers. They have been growing at an extraordinary rate. Today with 50,000 journalists, nearing 70 employees, and 100 enterprise customers, mainly Fortune 500s like Coca-Cola, GE, Google, and American Express. It’s impressive to watch them grow and make a positive impact in the world of marketing. Check them out at https://contently.com/ Techstars blog post http://www.techstars.com/startup-stories-contently-2/ More Techstars videos https://techstars.com/tv/

Startup Stories – Nestio “Surround Yourself with good people”

Startup Stories – a series of short videos about Techstars companies focusing on a specific topics. In this video we learn more about the Nestio, a service offering landlords and agents the ability to manage and communicate information in real-time, all in one place. Techstars blog post http://www.techstars.com/startup-stories-nestio/ Check out Nestio https://nestio.com More Techstars videos https://techstars.com/tv/ Thanks to Audiosocket for a lovely soundtrack!

Startup Stories – DigitalOcean – Trailer

Startup Stories: a series of short videos about Techstars companies focusing on a specific topics. This is a trailer for (3) short videos on DigitalOcean “Massive Growth, “A Saturated Market”, and “Tipping Point”. Massive Growth https://vimeo.com/87198889 A Saturated Market https://vimeo.com/87615011 Tipping Point https://vimeo.com/88408585 Participating in Techstars in the summer of 2012 was an eye-opening experience for DigitalOcean, and they’ve been a precious resource for the company ever since. The world’s best startup accelerator helped to direct company focus, gather user feedback, and refine how metrics are analyzed – but the best takeaway from the program has been the people, says CEO Ben Uretsky. “Being at Techstars gave us the opportunity to build and strengthen relationships within our company, with potential employees, and with role model companies who can provide valuable advice on what works and what doesn’t.” We need to say a big thank you to Brad Gillespie and Jesse Beyroutey of IA Ventures for encouraging us to apply to Techstars. We would not have had the chance to be where we are today without that experience. More on DigitalOcean https://www.digitalocean.com/ More Techstars videos http://www.techstars.com/tv/

Startup Stories – DigitalOcean – Tipping Point

Startup Stories: a series of short videos about Techstars companies focusing on a specific topics. This is a trailer for (3) short videos on DigitalOcean “Massive Growth, “A Saturated Market”, and “Tipping Point”. Trailer https://vimeo.com/88482555 Massive Growth https://vimeo.com/87198889 A Saturated Market https://vimeo.com/87615011 On the morning of January 15th 2013, DigitalOcean landed its first TechCrunch exclusive, catapulting its growth to new levels. From adding a handful of customers a day, to hundreds and now thousands, DigitalOcean has become the fastest growing cloud provider and one of the hottest tech startups on the east coast. Company strategy is guided by a simple principle: do we love what we’re doing? If we love it, we know our customers will too. “It requires a very special company to go do something outside the Valley,” Peter Levine, a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, said in an interview. “This is one of those.” More on DigitalOcean https://www.digitalocean.com/ More Techstars videos http://www.techstars.com/tv/