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Alex

Nerds take on Movember!

It’s that time of year everyone. Boys become men, parading around with burly beards and handlebar moustaches for a month while their ladies find a dark cave to disappear into. Jokes aside, Movember is an amazing cause that raises funds for some of men’s biggest health concerns. This doesn’t just include prostate and testicular cancer it also focuses on mental health and suicide prevention.   (more…)

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Apps, Business, Productivity, Start Up

13 Of The Best Startup and Business Podcasts

Joshua
You want to learn fast, efficiently, and effectively. Yet in today’s digital world consuming information can be overwhelming… E-books, webinars, articles, white labels, infographics, audible and reading, we are constantly being pinged with the next BIG thing. Podcasting is a hot trend that Americans are obsessing over so let’s dive in with a few stats.

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Entrepreneur, Start Up

Our 5 Fave Successful Shark Tank Tech Companies

Alex

The Sharks are swimming! Season 8 of ABC’s entrepreneurial hit show Shark Tank will be back on next fall and we wanted to dish out some of our favorite Tech companies that hit a deal with the Sharks.

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Business, Start Up

10 Secrets To Startup Success, Straight From The Experts

“Every pro was once an amateur.”

Starting a business isn’t for the faint of heart. If you’ve already begun on your startup venture, you already know this. And if you’re just starting out, well, now you know.

But, the best entrepreneurs in the world were once in your shoes. Just starting out with little more than a dream and sheer determination (we know, we are there too!). The Elon Musk’s, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs’ all started out with the odds stacked against them. But after a huge amount of hard work, some luck and good timing they made their dreams a success. And you can too.

We’ve compiled a list of the best tips from industry leaders to give you the secrets to a successful startup, no matter where you’re starting out!

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Business, Entrepreneur, Start Up

Chris Heivly (Co-founder MapQuest) on Entrepreneurship, Startups, and Life.

Joshua

“What’s the golden rule? He who owns the gold, makes the rules.”

It’s been an intensive two days here at Data Nerds HQ, as we’ve been blessed with the opportunity to interview, listen to and learn from Chris Heivly. Accelerate Okanagan hosted Chris in our hometown of Kelowna, British Columbia in order for local entrepreneurs to get a chance to meet and learn from one of the biggest and best.

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Business, Entrepreneur, Marketing, Start Up

13 Tools For Starting a Business and Staying on Track

Joshua
Prepare for everything to be far from perfect when starting your own business. The beauty of entrepreneurship is knowing success is entirely up to you.  Begin by solving a problem that you are passionate about, then find someone willing to pay you for it. Seth Godin said, “ Charge less than it’s worth and more than it costs you. Repeat.” Let’s dive in together.

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Entrepreneur, Hacks, Productivity, Start Up

Here’s How To Declutter Your Desk and Reorganize Your Life

How’s your desk looking right now? If I asked you to find your office contract or that invoice from back in January of 2012, could you? If the answer is no, then don’t worry, you’re in the right place and we’re here to get you back on the path to a clutter-free world. You probably already know that a clean desk = a productive desk so let’s get started and well on your way to a more productive day.

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