Startups



We take an in-depth look at what crowdsourcing is, how it works and why it isn't going away anytime soon.

Crowdsourcing: What It Is, Why It Works and Why It Isn't Going Away


Patents are meant to protect innovators, but patent trolls are taking advantage of the system by obtaining fraudulent patents and then...

Innovation vs. the Patent Troll


Techopedia contributor Eric Kavanagh recently sat down with SXSW Accelerator pioneer, Chris Valentine, to learn about how the program has...

Anatomy of a Startup Event - Interview with SXSW Accelerator Pioneer


These tech companies suffered major setbacks and managed to overcome them. Find out what they learned.

4 Top Tech Companies That Failed, Survived (and Even Thrived)


Creating a startup may be cheaper now than ever before - thanks in no small part to new technologies, like cloud computing. Should...

INFOGRAPHIC: How Technology's Boosting Startup Success


For those who can't access seed funds for creative projects, crowdfunding may provide a new kind of answer with lots of additional perks.

Crowdfunding: Venture Capital Goes 2.0


This generation has different attitudes, beliefs and skills than those that came before, which is why they're leading the charge in tech.