November 16th, 2009 by admin

Contact: Channa Brooks, Tenor Communications for NVCA,, 302-368-2345 Robin Bectel, New Venture Communications for StartUpHire,, 571-312-1448 NEARLY 11,000 JOBS AVAILABLE AT VENTURE-BACKED START-UPS NVCA and StartUpHire Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week with “Help Wanted” Initiative November 16, 2009, Arlington, VA — Thousands of America’s venture capital-backed start-up companies are bucking the job-cutting trend and [...]

Tell Us Your Start-Up Stories … in 140 Characters or Less!

November 3rd, 2009 by admin

For Global Entrepreneurship Week USA (Nov 16-20), the NVCA (National Venture Capital Association) and StartUpHire are partnering to promote the thousands of jobs available at venture-backed companies.  As part of this effort, we are soliciting start-up “short” stories … in 140 characters or less! By following this link, you will have the opportunity to share a sound [...]

Do you have what it takes to be a founder?

November 1st, 2009 by admin

(Editor’s note: Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank is the author of Four Steps to the Epiphany. This column originally appeared on his blog.) When my students ask me about whether they should be a founder or cofounder of a startup I ask them to take a walk around the block and ask themselves the following series [...]