The 400K Exercise

The idea of creating a SaaS based project management platform for the construction industry came from Todd Robertti while speaking to his father, an industry veteran. Todd who is also well versed in the construction industry, as well as in software development, knew there was a lot of potential for improvement.

Positions Beyond the Pay: Meaningful Recruiting on a Startup Budget

The fight for talent, both technical and non-technical, can be fierce – especially when you are running a startup or small business. You may not always be in a position to pay top dollars to attract the top talent. In fact, you may not always offer full time employment, or even competitive pay.

500 Startup Batch 20 Demo Day: The Summer of Love

The 41 companies of Batch 20 proudly graduated from 500 Startups three month Accelerator program by pitching to an auditorium full of investors on their Demo Day held on May 12, 2017. The startups fell mainly into the categories of Digital Health, FinTech and Civic Tech. With a flair for fun, the theme for the event was the “Summer of Love” and Dave McClure and the 500 Team were dressed up in their groovy getups. 

How to Harness Big Data for Local Impact

Data tells us stories, shows us gaps, and areas of opportunity for growth. Over the past two months since launching Cureate Connect, we’ve started mapping data points about our local food & beverage ecosystem.

What Do People Get Wrong About Startups These Days?

First, I want to introduce you to Buddy.