Inc42 has come up with its second edition of Must Reads Of the week. These articles are brought to you from our platform and around the web which are literally a must read. These articles are usually posted on Inc42 or other platforms that we handpick. Here’s the list of articles you shouldn’t miss.
Reasons Why Buying A Home For Entrepreneurs Is A Strict No No!
Entrepreneurs have to work hard to earn every single penny and buying a home with that hard earned money is a fool’s task. After selling a startup entrepreneurs usually dream about having their own home which turns out to be a false hope once they go broke. Here, are reasons why buying that house is not a good idea. Enlisting a few, these can be financial relating to outflows, taxes or personal.
10 Things Entrepreneurs Don’t Learn In College
Entrepreneurs are not born but they are made. Successful entrepreneurs are college dropouts which doesn’t mean that college goers aren’t successful but on the other hand that there are things which are not taught in colleges and are vital to be an entrepreneur at the first place. Citing a few, college doesn’t teach how to program or how to be betrayed, these experiences are gained in the real world. Read this article for more such things.
A Guide On How To Pitch In Front Investors
No matter how easy raising funds is, pitching in front of potential investors can get anyone on their toes. There are tips related to this saying keep your calm and all that unhelpful tips. Here are tips as to how to handle that pitching once you are on the stage. These tips include telling a story, telling the truth and taking care of audience among others. All in all a one stop to nail your next pitch.
8 Reasons Being A Startup Founder Isn’t As Terrible As People Say It Is!
Before starting up entrepreneurs are victims of heat from society, their family and friends who fail to support and end up criticizing. People have this misconception about entrepreneurs and are usually discouraged. However, entrepreneurs are the ones who innovate and bring revolution(s). Here, are 8 reasons to prove that being a startup founder isn’t as terrible as people say it is.
Indepth Analysis of the Housing.com New Revamped Website
Housing.com, the website which changed the way people search for property has now turned sexier by its latest re-branding. Here, website’s changes along with what is appealing and what isn’t is described meticulously be it its search page, results page or other features.
From around the web!!
The Hiring Post
The world is full of people who can speak expertly about programming, but can’t effectively code. Our hiring process therefore systematically misprices candidates. It’s a moral problem and a market failure. This article talks about the hiring processes being followed, and how it misprices candidates.
300 Awesome Free Things For Entrepreneurs
This article lists down 300 awesome free resources for entrepreneurs and the startup.
Coding Like A Girl
This article addresses gender diversity and was given in the context of other talks addressing racism, disability, classism, and many other topics.
MySpace – what went wrong
This article based on a speech at the By:Larm conference in Oslo this week, Sean Percival, partner at Silicon Valley seed accelerator 500 Startups gave an insider’s view of what went wrong at MySpace, from the “massive spaghetti-ball mess” of its website and the “politics, greed” of parent company News Corporation to a doomed attempt to acquire music streaming service Spotify. His talk was aimed at startups looking to learn the lessons from MySpace’s decline, but it seemed as relevant for the largest internet companies today, such as Facebook, as they seek to avoid a similar fate.
6 founders who got left in the dust when their companies went public
Kalin, who helped recruit current CEO Chad Dickerson, isn’t going to see a big payday from the IPO—he’s not listed among the top shareholders. Despite writing in 2008 that his goal was to take Etsy public, it’s unclear whether he really would have done so if he were still in charge. This article talks about six other founders who didn’t get any official recognition when their companies went public.