3 Reasons to Partner with an Enterprise

written by bethburgee on April 18, 2013 in Industry Trends and Opinions and Under The Radar with no comments

As much as we love to hate them – giant mogul enterprises are important to any startup that wants to expand, grow and innovate. Startups originate from an idea that disrupts a enterprise status-quo… they are innovative and (hopefully) solving Read the Rest…


3 Tips on Getting a Meeting with an Exec

written by bethburgee on April 12, 2013 in Opinions and Startups and Under The Radar with no comments

Before every Under the Radar event, we get on the phone with dozens of execs asking them what their needs are, what corporate pain points they are experiencing and how they are dealing with all the new technology companies wanting Read the Rest…


How do startups know their product is actually solving a problem?

written by bethburgee on April 4, 2013 in Industry Trends and Opinions and Startups with no comments

There has been a fundamental shift in the startup paradigm. We are past the point of calling “the lean startup” a trend; these days, it’s a mandatory business model. I am continually blown away by how many startups are attempting Read the Rest…


Talking Lean Analytics with Alistair Croll

written by bethburgee on March 28, 2013 in Guest Blog and Industry Trends and Interviews and Opinions and Startups and Video with no comments

Guest Blog Post One of the biggest mistakes first-time entrepreneurs make is assuming people will care about their business just because they created it. The old adage of “if you build it, they will come,” is completely wrong as it Read the Rest…


2 *MUSTS* to Engaging Your Customers

written by bethburgee on January 18, 2013 in GROW and Opinions with no comments

It’s not rocket science: all businesses MUST engage with customers. Engage or die has long been a motto of ours. There are many ways to engage, but there are always two primary objectives to all techniques: 1. Learn. Your job Read the Rest…


5 Ways to Communicate your Business Value

written by bethburgee on November 27, 2012 in Opinions and Startups with no comments

Startups often lack the ability to effectively communicate the value of their story in an efficient way. We talk to hundreds of startups, businesses and individuals on their business models and are often surprised at how disjointed their stories can Read the Rest…


Top 5 Lessons When Starting a Company

written by bethburgee on November 2, 2012 in Opinions and Startups with no comments

  If you’re a founder of a startup, or thinking about being one, listen up! We have two things: We asked 5 founders to share a nugget of wisdom when building a company. This all seems obvious when reading it Read the Rest…


CEO Advice for Startups

written by bethburgee on October 31, 2012 in Opinions and Startups with no comments

We can tell Duncan McCall, CEO and Co-Founder at PlaceIQ likes a few things: the hustle, multi-dimensional information analytics and validating the value of his passon. PlaceIQ will be presenting at Under the Radar in a few weeks. Tickets to see Read the Rest…


Who's the most impressive founder you ever met?

written by bethburgee on October 24, 2012 in Opinions and Under The Radar with no comments

  Before the Under the Radar Conference coming up November 16th, 2012, we wanted to get an inside glimpse of the presenting company’s CEO’s. We wanted to know about their culture, their beliefs, their gripes, and their motivations behind starting their Read the Rest…


Trending Top 10 Lists for #Startups

written by bethburgee on September 19, 2012 in Industry Trends and Opinions and Startup News and Under The Radar with no comments

There are more startups in the digital media space than you can wave an iPhone at. Dave Johnson from AMC Ventures believes the growth is akin to the Dot.com bubble that burst in the 90′s. For as many startups as Read the Rest…