5 Ways To Reduce Your Employee Churn

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How much of your precious time and money do you spend looking for new employees? Does your employee churn resemble something like that of Mass Mutual Life Insurance, viz. awful? Turning your employees over as rapidly as Amazon isn’t favorable to your bottom line, with experts estimating that it can cost up to as much as twice an employee’s salary to contract and train up a … [Read more...]

10 “Intangibles” That Determine The Value Of Your Startup

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Does your startup have the potential to join the Billion Dollar Club? The only way to find out is by fully understanding the value of your company and the market in which you operate. Obvious? Maybe. Of course, if you're already a publicly traded company the market determines your value, but what if you're a startup and you need to set a value for your next financing … [Read more...]

5 Reasons WHY Tech Startups Should Choose Barcelona

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5 Reasons WHY Tech Startups Should Choose Barcelona For Their Headquarters Many factors go into consideration when a startup chooses its working location; type of product, target market, available resources and the list goes on. These factors are exclusive to each startup and every renown startup-hub, such as London and Berlin, have a unique combination of what they have to … [Read more...]

How To Create A Phantom Stock Option Plan For Your Startup

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In the first post, How To Create A Stock Option Plan For Your Startup, we covered what Stock Option Plans (SOP) are, how they work, and how to use them to reward your employees and collaborators who take the leap of faith in your early stage project. It all seemed very nice and easy, right? But what happens if we want to award SOPs to our "helping hands" but we don’t want to … [Read more...]

5 Reasons To Set-Up Your Dev Shop In Barcelona

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Are you thinking about moving your dev shop to Europe? If so, I've listed 5 reasons as to why Barcelona should be high on your list. And no, they are not all 'drinking Sangria in the sun'. 1. Barcelona is awesome I’ll start by stating the obvious and I am by no means what someone might call biased. For any of you that currently live in Barcelona or who have traveled here, you … [Read more...]

No Excuses: Get FREE Expert Feedback On Your Project At The Mobile Jazz UI/UX Workshop

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Mobile Jazz, arguably the most talented design and development team in Barcelona, are opening their doors for a Web UI/UX Workshop on Thursday November 6th.  Mobile Jazz is the well-known and highly respected digital team behind award winning mobile and web projects. One of their mobile apps has over 100M users worldwide - yes, that's a ONE, with 8 ZEROES behind it! What … [Read more...]

Why The Shareholders Agreement Is The Most Important Step For Early Startups

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The road to startup success is paved with failure. Sometimes it's outside of your control; wrong market, bad timing, lack of funding, poor leadership, but in my experience, all too often the reason startups meet their demise is due to internal relations. Now, lets picture your start-up. Of course you probably don't have any money, therefore you don't need to put all those … [Read more...]

To Do or Not To Do, There Is No Trying

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The following is a guest post created by the team at Tetuan Valley Startup School Barcelona, a 6-week program for young wanna-be-entrepreneurs who want to experience what is it like to build a startup. Many of us are struck with one of those ideas that we are convinced will change the world. We can't wait to make it happen! But... but where do we start? What comes next? Most … [Read more...]

Content Strategy For The Web: An Interview with Kristina Halvorson

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I first picked up Content Strategy For The Web in the summer 2012 and immediately I was hooked right in. My eyes were suddenly opened to the tangled mess the internet had become and that, when it came to companies creating content online, common sense had left town a long time ago. Fast forward to early 2014, when I learned Confab Europe would be hosted in Barcelona, I jumped … [Read more...]

Heard@ Techscout 2014: Strategic Venturing and Innovation Excellence

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An update on innovation strategy Another conference on innovation landed last month in Barcelona: the European Networking Group with its Techscout 2014:  Strategic Venturing and Innovation Excellence. Open Innovation directors from large corporates as Nestle, Unilever, General Mills, Shell and DSM shared their experience. The central question was: are we entering innovation … [Read more...]