🎙The SaaS Podcast
The SaaS Podcast with Omar Khan is a welcome alternative to all the startup stories you’ve already heard. You’ll get to hear stories about companies you probably don’t know yet, but that have still managed to build success.
📚Founders at Work
Ever wondered how successful entrepreneurs got to where they are? Did they struggle? Was it even that hard? Jessica Livingston asks successful founders to share stories from their early startup days.
Are you in love with B2B and SaaS? Then San Jose is the place to go in March. This event is 100% focused on giving attendees new knowledge and teaching them how to be better. You’ll see no paid commercials and no paid content at this event.
Is your business going to make the world a better place? And are you looking for a place that can help you succeed with your tech startup? Then make your way to Pasadena where Idealab will help you grow your business.
👩🏻🏫First Flight Venture Center
If you are looking for a nonprofit community that provides you with support and facilities to start up your science or technology-based business, "then First Flight Venture Center might be the place for you. The North Carolina-based incubator offers a proven path to success.
👩🏻🏫Reach for Change
Reach for Change support social entrepreneurs with ideas that will make life better for children and youth around the world. Reach for Change has already made an impact for more than one million children, and through advice, expertise and networking they will support you from idea to impact.
Novo Nordisk Foundation initiative BioInnovation Institute, or BII, work for the benefit of human welfare and society around the world, and through collaborations, a shared interest for science and open minds they support innovative entrepreneurs in Copenhagen
With a community of more than 400.000 entrepreneurs CoFoundersLab is a great place to go look for your partner-to-be. The community will also help give you feedback, validate your idea and support you through those long startup nights.
At Founder2be you will be ready to browse for co-founders in a few minutes. Simply create a free account and you’re ready to go look for that special someone among almost 100.000 entrepreneurs.
Steve McLeod interviews startup founders about their businesses and discuss the different ways to make bootstrapping work.
The Vancouver-based tech incubator helps entrepreneurs grow their startups through mentorships, resources, networks and inspiring environments. They focus on international expansion, so if you're dreaming of going global, this is the place to be. They’ve already incubated over 500 companies, raised 100M in funding and helped entrepreneurs from more than 35 countries build successful businesses.
Launch Festival is the largest startup conference in the world. Going to Sydney in June will definitely be worth it. You can be sure to meet a world class lineup, the most innovative startups and a whole lot of investors.
If you get excited by the words Consumer Electronics and you’re up for a huge show and a bit of Vegas fun, CES in January is just what you need. We promise you’ll have seen a lot of pretty cool new stuff when you leave.
If you want to meet the world’s most creative, trendsetting minds, Austin is where you should be in March. The conference has 25 tracks overflowing with new inspiration from industries like tech, film, music and movies.
Web Summit is one of the largest tech conferences in the World. For four days, Lisbon is packed with innovative startups, investors, inspirational talks and the newest technology. You probably won’t find a better place to spend the beginning of November.
📚The 4-Hour Workweek
Even if you’re in love with your work, we bet a 4 hour workweek, travelling the world and making money sounds pretty damn good. Maybe a bit far fetched too. In this book, Tim Ferriss reveals how he did it and gives you the recipe to do the same.
📚Getting Things Done
With this book David Allen started a movement. GTD is the result of a life long urge to identify patterns and create models that work universally. In this book you will get Allen’s world famous approach to getting things done - in business and in life.
📚The Startup Guide
The Startup Guide is the ultimate guidebook for entrepreneurs going global. Startup Guide covers over 30 cities in the World and inside each book you’ll find everything you need to know about the startup scene in the city of your dreams.
📚Screw it, Lets Do It
Richard Branson shares the lessons learned from the long and eventful life of a successful global entrepreneur. Let Sir Branson inspire you to keep going, even when no one thinks it’s possible.
📚The Lean Startup
In The Lean Startup Eric Ries challenges the traditional way of thinking business. In fact, it breaks with the very idea that you can think a perfect product. Instead entrepreneurs have to test and validate ideas and products as they build them.
📚The Hard Thing About Hard Things
Building and running a business is really hard. This is the simple yet, well, hard point, Ben Horowitz makes. He shares his own story and along the way makes important points about leadership, honesty and always putting people above product.
🎙Startup School Radio
Aaron Harris of Y Combinator, starting point for startups like Airbnb and Dropbox, dives deep into founder stories and get some of the brightest startup minds out there to share the experiences they encountered along the way.
🎙How I Built This
In this NPR podcast, host Guy Raz interviews founders and innovators about the journey they’ve been on building some of the world’s best known companies.
🎙The Tim Ferriss Show
Tim Ferris invites the World’s top performers in business, arts, sports and much more to share their stories, words of wisdom and the tips, tools and tricks that helped them get where they are today.
Start your Kickstarter project, make like-minded spirits fall in love with your idea and buy your product before it's even ready. If you're a tech-startup or have an artsy project, this is for you.
Submit your product and get investment from people, who believe in your idea. Wefunder will share your project with more than 600.000 investors.
Launch your product on IndieGogo and get funded by tech- and design loving early adopters.
StartupLab, based in the heart of the beautiful cities Oslo and Bergen in Norway, helps tech startups shoot for the startup stars. Since 2012 they have incubated more than 300 startups, and with an impressive 74% of these still growing, this place is definitely one to get your entrepreneurial behind to, if you're a tech startup with big ambitions. Through the years they've built an impressive network of strong minds and startup forces - and they are ready to share it with you, when you join. Through StartupLab you can get access to experienced mentors, inspiring workshops, office space and exciting investors. And if you're ready for the bigger leagues, their accellerator program might be just what you need to take your startup to the next level!
👨🏽💻Both Sides of the Table
Both Sides of the Table by Mark Suster gives helpful insights into the early stages of startups. The categories on the blog are among others: Entrepreneurship, startup lessons and venture capital.
If you are a software startup, you might want to take a look at OnStartups where professional geek Dharmesh Shah gives entrepreneurs insights and advice about, you guessed it: software startups!
Natalie Sisson is an entrepreneur and adventurer who lives the life many people dream about. The Suitcase Entrepreneur is her blog, where she covers everything from quizzes, advice about financing and how to build a profitable business.
Think Entrepreneurship gives you tips and inspiration if you are a new entrepreneur. Pete Sveen, who runs the blog, shares what he has learned from 14 years in the entrepreneur-influencer-blogger-game.
If you are building a marketing business and want to get advice on stuff like getting more costumers, how to negotiate and how to price your products, then you'll definitely love this aesthetically pleasing and accomplished blog.
OurCrowd invests in global startups, that improve the way people work, travel shop, heal and conduct business. They have funded businesses that have developed medical cannabis, advanced wheelchairs and health apps.
FundersClub works with the most promising startups worldwide, and they provide more than just financial support. They also offer a network that supports you throughout your business journey.
SeedInvest is focused on creating a brighter future for all of us. They invest in early-stage startups that develop health tech, virtual reality, e-commerce, hardware and more.
At StartEngine you can simply apply and find investors that will help you raise capital to succeed your business journey. It is one of the worlds biggest investment and funding platforms, and they support almost all industries you can think of.
GlassDollar believes that you should spend your time changing the world, not chasing after money. They scout the most promising and best fitting startups and gives them the opportunity to be funded by investors like Miele, Henkel and PWC.
This is for you if you want more than just capital. Republic offers a special connection between investor and startup. Everyone can become an investor in your company, no matter where they are in the world
Searching for investors? InvestorHunt makes it both easier and less time-consuming. On their platform, you can search for, filter, list and contact over 40k investors
Zendesk for startups is a program that providses early-stage startup teams who challenge their industry support and acceleration. They offer luxury working conditions, a startup program manager and a market team at the campus!
At Veepee, no ambition is too big and no innovative idea is crazy enough! Their startup program provides you with full-time office space at Station F, a mentor, coworking sessions, workshops and much more.
Ubisoft Entrepreneurs Lab is a program with a mission: They want to team up with the most innovative startups and develop technologies and trends that will benefit the world. They are striving to create strong collaborations between all of the startups and the Ubisoft Group itself. If you have the idea, they'll provide you with everything you need to succeed.
With support beyond capital and exposure to a global investor network, we make it easy for you to raise funds.
Get complete SEO control of your website and video rankings with this intuitive and accurate rank tracker.
Get to know your customers in detail with Google Analytics. From demographics and traffic sources to online behavior and needs.
With Google Slides you can collaborate with your team to create, edit and present professionally looking slideshows.
If you want to break standards and create innovative solutions, this is the book for you. Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios, shares how creativity helped him build the multi-billion dollar company that changed the animation industry forever.
📚The Startup Playbook
Building a startup is all about making it on your own. But sometimes we need guidance, inspiration and, well, cheat sheets. This book has it all and will help you through startup life.
Tired of reading the same advice in every book? Rework changes the rules of the startup game and will help you do the same. No more boring step-by-step tutorials to achieve success. This book teaches you to tread your own path.
📚Lost and Founder
Failure and screw-ups are part of any startup life. In this book, Rand Fiskin talks about the entrepreneurial life in a painfully honest way and shares some much-needed advice to help you during your business journey.
📚The $100 Startup
Can you make money doing something you love? Chris Guillebeau collects stories from entrepreneurs that challenged the rules and built amazing businesses from their passion.
📚How to Win Friends & Influence People
Good relationships with people around you is the key to achieving greatness. In this book, Dale Carnegie shares some much-needed advice to handle the most valuable thing we all have in life: People.
In this book, the marketing and branding guru, Seth Godin, teaches you how to become a purple cow and make your business stand out from the crowd. Read this if you want your startup to be unforgettably powerful.
📚The Simplicity Cycle
The best ideas are the most obvious ones. But that doesn't mean they are easy to come up with. In this book, Dan Ward teaches you how to transform your great idea into a brilliant one: By making it so simple, even your grandparents will understand.
Crushing It! is a true social media lifesaver. Gary Vaynerchuck teaches you how to do powerful online marketing and create content like a pro.
📚The Entrepreneurial Bible to Venture Capital
Finding someone willing to bet on your idea is hard. Luckily, this book is here to help you get there. Andrew Romans tells you everything you need to know to attract investors and venture capital for your startup.
🎙This Week in Startup
Jason Calacanis explores the startup world with the most brilliant minds in business. Stay updated and get startup smart in this informal and powerful podcast.
How do we sell our ideas? What inspires us? The Pitch, hosted by Josh Muccio, explores the ups and downs of entrepreneurial life, human relationships, and the search for venture capital. The podcast focuses on how we relate to people and have them bet on our visions.
Kara Swisher is a renowned Silicon Valley journalist, who isn't afraid to ask tough questions. In Recode Decode, she interviews some of the most brilliant minds out there about how they transformed the world through great ideas and hard work.
🎙How to Start a Startup
Don't know where to start? Y Combinator is always a great place for that. In this podcast, Sam Altman teaches you how to build your own business from scratch. Let one of the most experienced forces of the startup world guide you.
🎙Entrepreneurs on Fire
Entrepreneurs on Fire is an award-winning inspirational podcast. In every episode, John Lee Dumas interviews one of the most successful founders out there and asks them an inspirational and current question about the entrepreneurial world.
Business War takes you behind the scenes of the world's most successful and well-known companies. Host David Brown analyses the strategies they use to stand out and beat the competition.
Need a shot of motivation? The most brilliant people on the startup scene joins Brian Clarc in this podcast to give you valuable tips and the latest trends in business.
👨🏽💻Women on Business
Women on Business is written by Susan Gunelius, Director of KeySplash Creative Inc. She asks relevant questions to and about women in the business world and gives valuable insights about marketing, copywriting, and branding.
👨🏽💻Small Business Trends
Marketing, sales, logistics, product development... No matter what you are looking for information about, Small Business Trends probably has it. If you are in search of an entrepreneurial reference book, this is the place to go.
Need to improve your online presence? Copyblogger is here for you! Here you will find everything you need to know about copywriting, personal branding, how to increase online traffic, and boost online sales.
👨🏽💻Seth Godin's Blog
Seth Godin is something of a guru in the entrepreneurial world. With 30 years of experience, several successful business ventures, and more than one mention on the Marketing Hall of Fame, he is one of those people you should probably take advice from once in a while. On his blog, he shares his experience and knowledge to help a new generation of innovative minds and brilliant ideas.
All Business covers pretty much everything you need to know to build your startup. Looking for guidance on product design, sales, investment, tech trends, or just general business advice? This blog probably has it.
Getting marketing advice from Gary feels a lot like getting clever and caring advice from your mother. Spice it up with some of the most common screw-ups that all startups make and you have the recipe for getting better and more confident at the same time.
🎟Startup Grind Global Summit
Do you want to join a huge community of brilliant startup minds? Of course you do! Do we even have to ask? Don't miss the out on this Silicon Valley-based conference in February, packed with creativity and passion.
🎟The Montgomery Summit
Are you crazy about innovation, technology, and California beaches? Jump on a plane, a train or an automobile and get down to L.A. in March. Each year, The Montgomery Summit invites successful entrepreneurs, investors, and executives to discuss the most important trends in innovation and business.
🎟Young Entrepreneur Convention
If you are a student or a young entrepreneur looking to get startup smart, have a look at the YE convention in Iowa. Each fall, the prime minds of entrepreneurship get together to share their knowledge with the next generation of startup stars.
Join "The Olympics of Tech" in Toronto in June and listen in when the world's most outstanding professional spend four days discussing the newest, most relevant subjects and trends.
🎟World Domination Summit
Imagine spending an entire week acquiring new skills and learning from some of most interesting, unconventional thinkers out there. Well, at WDS you can, and we're willing to bet you will leave Portland high on motivation, knowledge and new people.
🎟European Entrepreneur Summit
Need inspiration? Want to know the top 10 waves, entrepreneurs are riding right now? Then London is the place to be next September. Join bestseller authors, leading activist, and inspiring entrepreneurs to stimulate your creativity and transform your way of thinking.
Take ownership, grow 1% each day, and chase your dreams. These are the principles of this Manhattan-based conference. In September, the entrepreneurs of tomorrow join forces with the most experienced and inspiring leaders to overcome obstacles on the path to success.
🎟Next Gen Summit
This is not just a convention, but a space for connecting people to develop ideas that solve future challenges. EY is behind this growth-oriented conference and asks the question: How do you get smart enough for the challenges ahead?
🎟Content Marketing World
Want to get better at online marketing? Well then why not learn from the best? This October in Ohio, Content Marketing World reunites marketing minds from around the world. Join if you're up for some fresh content marketing perspectives.
🎟B2B Marketing Exchange
Got a b2b product to market or sell? Want to learn all the latest tactics and technologies from the best in the business? Then B2BMX is just the right place for you. With 6 tracks and more than 100 different sessions, you'll have plenty of opportunities to perfect your skills and learn something new. Sounds like just what you need? See you in Scottsdale next February!
If you're a true tech talent and you believe data is the future, don't miss out on Asia's largest tech conference in Hong Kong. Business-bright minds join together to redefine tech. From the team behind Web Summit and Collision, you're in for an experience of a lifetime.
If you're a young startup, filled with energy and dreaming of changing the world, check out CEITEC. Based in Sao Paulo, this incubator will help you with everything from attracting capital to crafting a marketing plan that will take the business to the next level.
Are you a tech startup based in Brazil? And are you looking for a place to develop your team, build an incredible network, and connect with investors? Then this Sao Paulo based incubator is the right place to go. Inova will help with everything you need to begin and develop your tech adventure.
Two-time winner of Latin America's Best Incubator and based in charming Rio de Janeiro. Do you really need more reasons to apply? If you are a passionate entrepreneur with a great idea, a go-getter attitude and a heart beating for sunny days, then look no further. Genesis is waiting for you!
All you need is a chance to make a difference. IETEC, based in Rio Grande do Sul, is here to give you that chance. If you are looking for people willing to bet on your idea and support you on your quest to change the world, this is the place for you.
Based in South Africa, Startupbootcamp Afri Tech helps startups change the world through technology. Want to become a global competitor? This incubator will help you get there.
Archetype, owned by Angel Ventures, is a nationally-funded high-impact incubator based in Guadalajara, Mexico. Joining this incubator means having experienced support to help you with everything from developing your business model to raising capital.
As part of their goal to teach and boost entrepreneurship, Tec de Monterrey (ITESM) has founded incubators on campus all over Mexico. The experienced team helps transform student projects into real businesses and especially focus on incubating tech and social startups.
Are you a visionary and ambitious startup based in Mexico? UNINCUBE has more than 10 years of experience and have won 8 prizes for their work incubating 140 startups. Going to Puebla to join this incubator will super-charge your startup for sure!
Introducing: True Incubator. Located in buzzingly wonderful Bangkok, this incubator is all about stimulating and financing promising new startups. You'll have access to seed funds, co-working space, and professional, intensive mentorship to level up your startup. Spice it up with a backpack and the paradise beaches of Thailand. What's not to like?
Based in the heart of Makati Philippines this non-profit incubator believes in innovative tech startups to progress the country's economy. Through Ideaspace you'll get the mentorship and financial support you need to turn your idea into a commercial business.
Blue Chilli incubates startups from Asia to Oceania. With offices in both Singapore and Sydney, this diversity-focused incubator supports startups in various areas. From HealthTech and the Future-of-Work to empowering female entrepreneurship in their SheStarts program, if you're ready to take the leap, this is where you go.
QuickBooks is an accounting software package created and promoted by Intuit. QuickBooks items are mainly intended for small and medium-sized enterprises and offer on-premises bookkeeping applications. You can accept business payment and manage invoices and payroll.
REPAY provides payment process solutions to businesses that have specific transaction processing needs, allowsíng them to accept payments anytime, anywhere. REPAY’s payment technology platform reduces the complexity of electronic payments while improving the overall experience for consumers.
MobilePay is a Danish mobile payment application developed and owned by Danske Bank. It's currently offered to Danish and Finnish users and is known for its simplicity. Just type in the amount and swipe to pay.
Repay Solutions is a platform that enables businesses to receive, approve, and make B2B and B2C payouts smoothly.
Accept payments in multiple currencies as if you had a local bank account. Convenient, right? Payoneer is designed for business transactions only.
TransferWise is a software to send, spend, and receive in multiple currencies with the real exchange rate. You can do business without borders!
ProPay has everything small businesses need. Send and receive payments from private customers as well as companies the way that suits your business best.
FastSpring is a great solution for e-commerce and SaaS businesses. With this solution, you can create a smooth and seamless payment process for your customers.
🛠Google Search Console
Google Search Console is Google’s free SEO tool. These tools and reports help you to improve your performance on Google Search.
Screaming Frog's SEO Spider is a SEO software that works on Windows, macOS and Ubuntu.
Ahrefs is an all-in-one SEO toolset with free learning materials. You can optimize your website, analyze your competitors, track your progress and much more!
This all-in-one SEO platform is designed for agencies, freelancers and in-house marketers.
If you want to optimize your website’s visibility and , create engaging content for users - SEMrush is what you need! The software is designed for marketing managers in businesses of all sizes.
👩🏻🏫Niagara Falls Ryerson Innovation Hub
This Canadian innovation hub supports Niagara tech startups, ready to scale their business. From market validation to getting investment, their team of skilled and experienced entrepreneurs will help you prepare your business to take over the world. The program lasts for four months, and once you're at the finish line, they'll even let you stay at their place for an additional two months free of charge. So if you're on a scaling expedition and you see yourself as part of the Niagara Falls entrepreneurial super league, this is without a doubt the place for you to be.