Fri.Aug 09, 2019

The Secret to Succeeding at Work and Family

Entrepreneurs' Organization

When we asked EO members what they’ve learned from being a parent and an entrepreneur, we heard from J essica Honegger of EO Dallas , the founder and co-CEO of Noonday Collection. She revealed how she strives for success in both work and home life.

Funding Friday: Break Kickstarter

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Last month our portfolio company Kickstarter invited project creators to “ break conventions, but not our rules ” and create campaigns that were different from the traditional Kickstarter campaign. There are 99 “break Kickstarter” campaigns live on the platform now and I featured one of them last week. But there are many more super interesting and creative campaigns. I backed a bunch of them this week and thought I’d showcase them to all of you today.

International Coworking Day

GCUC

Today is the day to celebrate the fact that we are all part of something far greater than ourselves. Locally and globally, we are a community of forward thinkers, innovators and game changers paving the way for the future of work. This is big-time stuff, if you really think about it.

Founding a Startup is Not for Everyone

Smart Hustle Magazine

Kate Bradley Chernis is the founder of Lately , an AI-powered social media marketing company. She wasn’t always a marketing guru, in fact she started out as an XM Radio DJ. But she wasn’t feeling fulfilled in the radio industry.

How Do You Convince Someone to Join Your Startup?

Y Combinator

Dalton Caldwell , Y Combinator partner and founder of imeem and Mixed Media Labs, on how to convince someone to join your startup. Advice Video Feature

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[Neverware in CNet] How to turn your old, slow laptop into an awesome Chromebook for your kids

OurCrowd

Google’s Chrome OS isn’t available for consumers to install, so I went with the next best thing, Neverware’s CloudReady Chromium OS. It looks and feels nearly identical to Chrome OS, but can be installed on just about any laptop or desktop, Windows or Mac. Read more here.

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[Virgin Hyperloop One in Cheddar] CEO of Virgin Hyperloop One Talks Hyperloop’s Tour Across the Country

OurCrowd

The Virgin Hyperloop test pod is going on tour. The XP-1 pod will make stops in Ohio, Kansas and Texas over the next few months to show off this futuristic form of transportation. We spoke to Jay Walder, CEO of Virgin Hyperloop One about the company’s plans for the future. Read more here.