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4 steps for exiting your business on your terms

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If failing to plan is planning to fail, you have already missed an opportunity to successfully exit from your business if you have not started to plan.

Failing to plan your exit years in advance compromises your ability to leave your business when and how you want.

Don't be remembered for falling short of your goal of accomplishing your personal and professional goals while building a successful  ...

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How to score a meeting with top investors

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Fundraising is a team effort, so it’s important that you work with the right lead investor. Together, you can effectively build your dream team of investors. You should focus on working with investors who have extensive networks and knowledge in your startup’s market. Focus on crafting the ideal roster with precision and clarity. Below you’ll learn how to set up meetings with clear  ...

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Tech company takes off by testing others' code

by Allison Fazio Michael Hackett LogiGear

LogiGear has being riding the wave of Silicon Valley’s growth for twenty years, and the recent tech boom has been good to the company. The global software development and testing company based in Foster City and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, serves as an outside source of quality assurance for Fortune 500 companies and startups alike.

The company grew revenue from $7.8 million in 2010 to  ...

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Startup: Hiring data scientists is hard but there's a 'tremendous talent pool in Seattle'

by Emily Parkhurst TylerDavidson

There's a small mobile advertising data company wedged between Brooks Running and Tableau Software in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood, and the founders are looking to grow.

"Data scientists are hard to find," said PushSpring co-founder Tyler Davidson, "but we’re lucky in Seattle but there’s huge pool of talent here."

The startup, which Davidson founded with two other mobile industry veterans  ...

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Android flaw could leave users open to attack via text message

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Android’s “Stagefright” code is vulnerable to hackers sending malware to any user via text message, leaving Android users exposed to an attack, according to a new report out from Zimperium’s zLabs.

“If ‘Heartbleed’ from the PC era sends chill down your spine, this is much worse,” said the authors of the report.

Researcher Joshua Drake, vice president of platform research and  ...

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DraftKings to expand internationally and hire hundreds

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In the wake of a $300 million influx of cash from Fox Sports, the CEO of Boston-based online fantasy sports startup DraftKings said the company is set to expand internationally and hire hundreds this year.

DraftKings announced Monday it had landed a $300 million venture funding round led by Fox Sports, and the company's estimated valuation is now upwards of $1 billion. Co-founder and CEO Jason  ...

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Elon Musk and dozens of technologists call for a killer-robot ban

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A petition that calls for a worldwide ban on autonomous weapons, essentially killer robots, has attracted entrepreneur Elon Musk and scientist Stephen Hawking and also gained support from at least 45 Massachusetts technologists.

They include students and researchers from MIT, Harvard University, Boston University and the University of Massachusetts, along with technologists at companies including  ...

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