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Cryptocurrency startup wants to 'pay' you to watch porn, but there's a catch

While you may be so over the wave of new cryptocurrencies popping up, one is hoping to entice you with porn.  Indeed, Vice Industry Tokens (VIT) wants to pay you for looking at porn. Of course, by pay they mean you'll be compensated in their
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Smart Hiring Can Keep Your Startup From Failure

Research suggests that about 70% of venture-backed tech startups fail to thrive. Only slightly over half of all new businesses survive five years. I didn’t intend to start this article with negative stats, but it’s a hard world out there
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How to get your startup off the ground: This collection of online classes and apps can help

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. If you’re launching your own startup, you’re
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Who’s In Your Club For Your Mutual Improvement?

A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. One of my former students, Sieva Kozinsky, Co-Founder & CEO of StudySoup recently shared his startup insights with my UC Santa Barbara students. He offered my students a litany of
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If a PEO Isn’t Right For Your Start-Up, Here Are Some Alternatives

Hiring an HR professional is typically at the bottom of a start-up’s to-do list despite the very real risks forgoing this “to-do” poses. There’s no clear verdict on when hiring in-house HR talent is a must —
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Four Ways to Create a Growth Mindset Team

In my experience leading and working with teams — whether they’re startups, groups of engineers, or global leadership — there are a few things that have really stood out to drive success. First, leaders and
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WrkRiot CEO Faces 20 Years in Prison for Fraud, Royally Screwing Over Employees

Life can be chaotic at a startup. You never know how long the company can milk its investment cash, and being acquired is a luxury most never experience. Employees working for Isaac Choi, CEO of WrkRiot, got more than any...
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These millennial entrepreneurs think email is too slow for the startup world

There are two types of people in this world. Those who live at inbox zero, who frantically read, remove, and reply to emails the very instant they arrive.  And, then there's the rest of us: Those who live with thousands of unopened emails

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