Startup Roundup June 17, 2016

The 6 Startup Essentials for a Business That Will Succeed

Starting your own business can change your life forever. It can free you from a dull and unfulfilling job and give you the flexibility to work at home, in an office, or shared workspace. 

A beginner’s guide: How to get your startup funded in Australia

So, you’ve got a startup idea. If it’s not “Uber for laundry,” congratulations, you’ve taken an important first step. The next hurdle is to find money, and unfortunately, it’s going to be complicated. 

Zuckerberg’s Venture to Invest in Startup Andela – WSJ

Facebook Inc. founder Mark Zuckerberg’s newly formed $48 billion venture is making its first bet. 

Mohandas Pai’s message to India’s troubled startups: Keep calm and carry on — Quartz

Indian startups aren’t exactly having a ball. Funding is drying up, talent is scarce, and profitability is being questioned. But Mohandas Pai, one of India’s most prolific angel investors last year, isn’t particularly bothered. 

Can You Build A Successful Startup Part-time? – Forbes

Is it possible to launch and run a successful startup while you work at a full-time job? Is it more or less risky to quit your job and build your startup full-time? 

Here’s How to Attract Talent for Your Pre-Revenue Startup

How do you attract talent when you are pre-revenue and don’t have funding? 

What Happens When The Interests Of The VC And The Startup Don’t Align? – Forbes

You don’t know what you don’t know—and almost by definition new entrepreneurial ventures need a helping hand from established partners if they hope to succeed. 

When You Know It’s Time To Pull The Plug On A Startup | Co.Design | business + design

As far as startups go, Storehouse seemed poised to be a hit. It had $7 million in Series A funding and a cofounder named Mark Kawano who had been Apple’s first User Experience Evangelist. Storehouse also had a pretty good idea through the lens of 2013—to allow anyone to publish beautiful, photo-forward stories. 

Ousted Zenefits CEO Plans New Startup – WSJ

Months after he resigned under fire from Zenefits, the health-benefits company he founded, Parker Conrad is working on another startup idea, according to a help-wanted ad posted briefly on Wednesday. 

6 Essentials for Your Startup to Break Out of the Pack

Startups are in a notoriously weak and vulnerable position because the slightest change to your industry could send you into a tailspin. Breaking free from the pack is no easy task. It requires skill, determination and more than a little luck. 

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