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Brad Feld opens KC home to entrepreneurs

Brad Feld opens KC home to entrepreneurs

Boulder entrepreneur Brad Feld is inviting entrepreneurs with innovative startups who need the speed and power of Google Fiber to apply to live rent-free in his Kansas City house. The Feld KC Fiberhouse competition will run now  through Friday, March 22. Applicants must be at least 18 years old. Up to five winners will be… Continue Reading Brad Feld opens KC home to entrepreneurs

  The U.S. Air Force Academy’s cyber competition team placed first in 331 undergraduate teams from the United States and Canada in the New York Polytechnic Cyber Security Awareness Week “Capture the Flag” competition held last month. A total of 1,212 teams – including graduate students and industry professionals – competed from around the world.… Continue Reading AFA scores first in undergraduate cyber competition

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  The city of Denver is holding a contest for its startups and early-stage businesses, with a $50,000 prize going to whoever submits the best business plan.   At a similar contest organized by the entrepreneurial outfit Galvanize on Friday, Paul Washington of the Denver Office of Economic Development said the winner of the city… Continue Reading City of Denver holds business-plan competition

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The United States will lose more market share and fall short of national security requirements, unless the federal government acts to reform the nation’s export control system and promotes the international competitiveness of U.S. industry. That’s the word from a new survey of satellite manufacturers in the United States, undertaken by the Aerospace Industries Association.… Continue Reading AIA: Reform needed to maintain security, U.S. competitiveness

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If you were the coach of a football team, one of the things you would spend a lot of time doing is studying your opponents. You would watch tapes of their games over and over again to learn more about their strengths and weaknesses. Then you’d use this information to develop strategies that would make… Continue Reading Study your competition if you want to win the game

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A survey of top executives of U.S. drugmakers indicates mergers and acquisitions should pick up in the next couple of years, as companies aim to offset rising generic competition. The survey by audit and advisory consultants KPMG LLP found 83 percent of pharmaceutical executives believe their company likely will be a buyer or a seller… Continue Reading Survey: Most pharmaceutical execs foresee more M&A

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The state of the economy has forced many companies to reduce costs to stay competitive. Labor costs are typically a prime focus during tough economic times.  Efforts to reduce labor costs should be carefully considered, however, to avoid unintended and greater liabilities than the cost savings to be realized from the change. In making decisions… Continue Reading A bit of planning can help reduce the risk of cutting labor costs

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