Networking Questions


2 Votes
1 Answers
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How to raise money if you don't have a network or went to an ivy league school?

It turns out that most new founders that get seed funded usually get their foot in the VC door via: Recommended by someone Worked at a well known company like Google or FB Went to an ivy league...

asked May 19 '15 at 21:14
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Juan Bourg
11 points

1 Votes
0 Answers
529 Views
Where are all the Southern UK Tech Entrepreneurs?

Apologies if this is too off-topic to post, I thought I'd give it a go anyway. So basically I'm starting my own tech startup and meetup events / networking are pretty rare near me, I was wondering...

asked Jun 1 '15 at 14:40
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Reece Matthews
76 points

1 Votes
2 Answers
1.01K Views
How to find your first consulting clients?

If you don't have a network which you can get referrals from, how do you find your first consulting clients for a one-person development firm?

asked May 12 '14 at 17:55
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Robert Sheehan
7 points

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0 Answers
629 Views
Top entrepreneurship networks in the US?

What are some of the best entrepreneurship organizations for solo founders to join? Are there others similar to TiE?

asked Apr 8 '14 at 15:27
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June Snowden
4 points

0 Votes
0 Answers
438 Views
Benefits of attending SXSW?

Are there any inherit benefits of attending SXSW apart from networking?What do you gain from a business standpoint?

asked Mar 1 '14 at 19:13
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Douglas Hitz
5 points

3 Votes
1 Answers
532 Views
Any networks for female founders in Silicon Valley? We're a minority.

Are there any events or networking opportunities specifically for female founders in the bay area?

asked Feb 26 '14 at 18:47
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Nichole Willhite
7 points

1 Votes
2 Answers
671 Views
Startup networking events in Boston / Cambridge area?

Looking to mingle with people with similar interests, what are the most popular networking events for technologists and entrepreneurs?

asked Feb 22 '14 at 21:09
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Lauren Ferranti
30 points

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1 Answers
299 Views
Networking with people who know competitors personally

I am co-founding a startup and sometimes I talk to people that know (direct or indirect) competitors personally. On the one hand it's great to network, and get to know the market. On the other...

asked Nov 10 '13 at 01:20
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Philip
113 points

0 Votes
1 Answers
481 Views
Rating potential business partners or co-founders for building the right network

I have the problem that i always meet the wrong people. Most of the people i know on the one hand don't want to be self employed or on the other hand want to found a business but are to optimistic...

asked Oct 19 '12 at 20:14
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Zoidbergi
111 points

2 Votes
3 Answers
515 Views
My one-man startup has been invited in a startup showcase event of a prestigious university. How to go about it?

It seems, my one-man startup has been doing well, and has been noticed by a prestigious university. They recently sent me a letter inviting me to their annual Technology- Management Fest, where...

asked Aug 2 '12 at 03:13
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Vaivhav
32 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
549 Views
Effective way to build up sales channels with low budget

We have a software product to be marketed to Enterprise Level commercial entities. We would like to build some Value Added Reseller and Distributor network with a low budget (unfortunately). What...

asked Jun 15 '12 at 21:31
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Noway
192 points

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1 Answers
363 Views
Importance of Business Networking in a Tech Company

Everybody seems to think the opposite, but does it really matters how well you are connected with others entrepreneurs, developers or VCs when you own a tech company? It seems obvious that it...

asked May 30 '12 at 23:08
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Hartator
116 points

1 Votes
2 Answers
491 Views
How a "want"repreneur network with entrepreneurs?

The fundamental problem that most "want"repreneurs like me face is switching from the non-creative, boring, non-entrepreneurial world of 9-5 job to the world of enthusiasm and creativity, filled...

asked May 10 '12 at 06:34
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Saurabh Patil
16 points

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1 Answers
506 Views
What should my business card say

I am a systems architect by profession, and I have decided to give my entrepreneurial aspirations a try. I will be going to expos and meet ups and networking with people over the next few months....

asked Jan 16 '12 at 14:13
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Vwagh
66 points

1 Votes
2 Answers
496 Views
Extending my social network into new city while retaining my current network

In the next few years I might want to move to a new city with my wife. However there are two problems here: 1) I have developed a pretty decent social network here in my current city and I don't...

asked Dec 1 '11 at 23:45
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John Berryman
388 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
376 Views
Venues to reach/hire freelancers cross-country

I'm a design agency who does client-work through freelancers, and I'm looking to hire/partner with people in other states and work with them remotely to expand my reach to cross-country. Think...

asked Nov 17 '11 at 00:09
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Vic Goldfeld
111 points

3 Votes
4 Answers
620 Views
How do I choose what "business networking group" to join?

Rotary, Masons, Elks, BNI, LinkedIn Groups, Meetup Groups, Company of Friends, Cooltea, EYPN, NetParty, PowerMingle, Jaycees, First Tuesdays, Knowmentum . . .. I don't have time to become and...

asked Oct 29 '11 at 08:39
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Joseph Barisonzi
12,131 points

0 Votes
5 Answers
533 Views
Where are the best places to meet other programmers? (Minnesota)

This question is probably crap but I find myself scratching my head. I'd love to meet other programmers to bounce ideas off of and maybe somewhere down to line work on a startup. (currently, my...

asked Oct 11 '11 at 23:25
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System Se7en
3 points

4 Votes
4 Answers
1.31K Views
Is it wise to leave out your mobile phone number from your business card?

Previously I used to get lots of prank calls/mobile calls after I give out my business cards at conferences. I've recently gotten a new phone and a new number and I'm seriously considering whether...

asked Aug 29 '11 at 21:36
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David C
123 points

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2 Answers
373 Views
Searching For RFPs

I am in the IT industry and recently started an LLC. I have mostly been freelancing by myself on projects, but am looking to get into RFPs for bigger projects with a bigger team I plan to take...

asked Aug 30 '11 at 02:48
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Skaz
254 points