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Stress Reduction Principles and Wellness for Entrepreneurs

As an entrepreneur, statistically speaking, you deal with some pretty unsustainable psychological issues like: fear, depression, anxiety and many others. The fast-paced environment and the perseverance required to grow business along with the daily challenges (otherwise known as the grind) are all sources of suffering or distress. Startup Palm Beach is partnering with Spotlight Yoga to address … Continue reading Stress Reduction Principles and Wellness for Entrepreneurs

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5 Things You Should Know About Art and Entrepreneurship

With art and culture visibly expanding across the city, the topic of art and entrepreneurship is too becoming more prevalent in everyday conversations. Murals, galleries, and outdoor installations are seeing support from the community as well as Arts In Public Places (AIPP) initiatives. Furthermore, AIPP provides a platform for artists looking to make a connection and inspire a … Continue reading 5 Things You Should Know About Art and Entrepreneurship

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5 Simple Yet Effective Ways to Stay Focused

How is your work day really going? Are you meeting your goals and growing your company, or are you consistently wishing that every day had a few more hours in it to meet your schedule demands. We get it – the more responsibility you have, the more people are hounding you with questions and requirements, and the more you are worrying about everything happening around you (this is triple-true for home offices, where distractions tend to be more common).

What you need is a better was to focus on the task right in front of you. So cut out the chaff, cut down on the ADHD, and stop procrastinating with these effective, high-tech focus solutions.

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10 Startup Discovery Sites for Promoting Your Company

When you’re bringing your startup to life, a single dollar can make or break your business. With a limited budget, bringing your product or service to life can take the lion’s share of available funds, leaving very little when it comes time for marketing. And while marketing can be a full-time job itself, most startup owners can’t commit much time to it.

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Dawn of the Do-Gooders | Post Recession Business

In the wake of the Great Recession, a new kind of company gained traction. Businesses focused on social good have been around for decades, but the concept really took off in 2012, as new laws in several states including the startup-friendly California, Florida and New York allowed mission-based companies to reincorporate as benefit corporations and protect themselves from shareholders who might not prioritize values such as employee wellness or eco-friendliness.

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How Startup Weekend could Change your Life

How many times have you watched the hit television show Shark Tank and thought ‘I have a better idea’ ?

It starts like this: Pitch 100+ people (complete strangers) your best idea for a business. Whether it’s a food truck bakery or a new rocket ship to the moon, your idea could be the next million dollar startup (or perhaps, just a nice lifestyle business?). 

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The Essence of Design

How this year’s startup weekend west palm beach branding came to Life

With this year’s theme centered around the keyword “L O C A L” we aimed to create a bold Startup Weekend design that would capture the essence of what local meant in West Palm Beach.

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What Makes Silicon Valley Different From Other Startup Ecosystems?

During the Second World War, the United States found an advantage against the Axis through electronic warfare. The leading initiative was the top-secret Harvard Radio Research Lab, lead by none other than Fredrick Terman of Stanford University. Often called “The Father of Silicon Valley,” Terman became known within the U.S. government for his engineering abilities. This allowed him to attract the brightest minds to come work with him at Stanford. Throughout the Cold War, Stanford came to be trusted by top government agencies in engineering matters. 

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Win up to $100K – Apply now! South Florida’s Biggest Business Plan Competition

Big things are happening in South Florida.

Here’s what’s sprouting up- entrepreneur support organizations, business plan competitions, new accelerator programs and incubators, and startup companies raising capital.

And now this!

Space Florida, Enterprise Development Corporation of South Florida and Florida Venture Forum are collaborating to bring you the 2015 Emerging Technologies & Business Showcase, which is a capital acceleration competition and business matchmaking event in South Florida.

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3 Tips for Winning Websites from Ceci Dadisman

Set aside time for Google Analytics

Before making any decisions about you website, you need to hook up Google Analytics and understand which pages people are looking at. You may hope or think that visitors to your site are immediately going to the “About” section, but you may be mistaken! Don’t make assumptions; set aside time each month to review the basics – which is your most popular page, at very least.

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