How Being Quirky can Get Your Tech Startup Funding: Learn from Shota Ishiwatari

I love to visit crowdfunding site Kickstarter… for many reasons. To name a few, I like to know what inventors, artists and entrepreneurs are up to these days; knowing what interest people to back a particular project; getting some ideas for me to predict trends and try to use them to kickstart a mini project myself in the world I am familiar with – websites and web tools. On Kickstarter, I usually hang around visiting technology projects, simply because I have keen interest in everything-tech.…

Top 20 Business Ideas to Start in 2013

In 2013, we need to start strong, at least for one, good reason: We need to carry on in our entrepreneurial journey. Entrepreneurship is all about progress, whether your business is thriving or dying. You need to do something, and there’s no better way to do so early than starting out a business! Now, before you kick off, you need a proper plan (I am a big believer of planning before you starting out, simply because I have limited resources to play around with!) And no plan is going to work without a good idea.…