By Daylin Mantyka
As a regular feature, we provide our readers with a roundup of some of the best articles we have read in the past week. On the podium this week are Techvibes, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post and copyblogger.
One anonymous angel with a self-admitted “chip on my shoulder” provides their opinion on pay-to-pitch investment conferences.
Tanya Prive, co-founder of the crowdfunding site, RockThePost, talks about how investors have become risk-adverse with their startup investments. She argues that crowdfunding fills this gap and is an excellent way to tap into a new pool of supporters.
On the other side of the table, AngelList, a networking site for entrepreneurs and investors, recently released its one-click checkout for startup financing. Sarah E. Needleman and Lora Kolodny speak with angels and weigh the pros and cons.
John Harthorne, Founder & CEO of MassChallenge, insists on supporting our entrepreneurs in order to catalyze a global renaissance. This article outlines why entrpreneurs are the “world’s economic chefs.”
Sonia Simone talks about video virality and how one YouTube success gets it right. Winning the content game involves being remarkable, tugging at the heart strings of your audience and creating a call to action.