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Think You Need a Technical Background to Launch a Tech Startup? Think Again

There are countless myths and misconceptions in the world of entrepreneurship, just waiting to be busted. One that still holds sway amongst many budding business leaders is that to be a founder of a tech startup, you have to actually be technical. Surely, if you’re going to create a product or service built on software,...
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Why You Don’t Have to Be an Expert in Tech to Run a Successful Tech Company

To an entrepreneur entering the business world, it might seem at first glance that only technology experts like Bill Gates or Larry Page should head up technology companies. But in reality, leaders like Steve Jobs and Michael Dell have created billion-dollar enterprises without formal backgrounds in tech. Tech-based organizations might be unique because they sell...
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What Non-Technical Founders Need to Know About Hiring Developers

Non-technical founders have built remarkable technology companies and products, which means that they were somehow able to lead teams of technical experts. If you are one such founder, the most pressing question on your mind may not be how to run a team of engineers, but how to hire one. After all, if you don’t...
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How to Harness the Power of IoT Without a Technical Background

Just a few years ago, the Internet of Things (IoT) was a wave only big businesses like General Electrics were riding on. When Nest was bought by Google for a whopping $3.2 billion, though, regular, non-tech people started to take notice of what our future was shaping up to be. Once fun gadgets like smart lights,...
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How Non-Technical Startup Founders Can Thrive

Five years ago, it was nearly impossible for a non-technical entrepreneur to get into mobile app or software development of any kind without a technical partner. Of course some did so successfully, but for your traditional bootstrapped startup, it was essential that the founding team be able to knock out the first iteration of code....