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Why We Need Bitcoins To Be More Conventional

Why We Should All Hope Bitcoins Go Mainstream (via InformationWeek) Cryptocurrencies aren’t problem-free, as Mt. Gox’s travails show. But I want the concept to survive, thrive — and eventually break credit card processors’ stranglehold. Mark Karpeles, CEO of Mt. Gox, resigned from the Bitcoin board of directors on…

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Crowdfunding Has Seen Epic Growth

The Epic Growth of Crowdfunding [Infographic] (via Ecopreneurist) It’s no secret that using crowdfunding to raise money to launch a product or project or company these days can be an effective method of getting a business off the ground. All it takes is a quick look around the web to see that crowdfunding is no…

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Essential Tips For Optimising Blog Images For SEO

Optimising Blog Images for SEO, Speed, Branding and Sharing (via 7 Graces of Marketing – Ethical Marketing for Social Entrepr) Marketer Lynn Serafinn shares 5 essential technical tips to ensure your blog images make your blog more search engine friendly and inviting to your readers.   If you’re a blogger, it’s important to have a […]

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Featured Startup Pitch: An automotive app store?

Featured Startup Pitch: An automotive app store? Clickdrive’s open API approach just might make it a reality, and change driving as we know it (via StartUp Beat) Elevator Pitch: Clickdrive is a new kind of device for connected cars that allows drivers to download and run multiple driving apps at the same time to improve […]

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Top Ways That Crowdfunding Capital Benefits Entrepreneurs

Three Ways Crowdfunding Capital Benefits Entrepreneurs (via Meet Advisors) In half a decade, the crowdfunding industry has grown nearly 1000 percent, offering roughly $10 billion to bourgeoning small businesses around the world. As crowdfunding grows in popularity and these figures swell, the coming generations will understand…