3 results for author: Crystal Shuller


What to Expect: Get Ready for StartupBus Chicago!

Is your dream to build a business? Do you have a competitive side? Think you can pitch your way to the top? Or, maybe you're just interested in impressing your peer developers or designers? Imagine you and a team of strangers conceiving, building, and launching a startup over 3 days, on a bus traveling 60 MPH. Building an app usually takes weeks in a development studio. However, teams on the StartupBus have less than 72 hours, with every second counting down to the wire. It is an absolutely crazy experience, but if you think you just might be up for the challenge, have an incredible experience, and represent the startup community in Chicago, here is ...

StartupBus and a Battle Royale for Chicago’s Top Talent

Word on the street is that Chicago is becoming one of the best places to conceive, build, and launch an incredible startup. But with the announcement of StartupBus Chicago, we now have an opportunity to prove it, by competing head to head with cities better known for nurturing great startups. StartupBus is an annual, premier and exclusive competition that invites only the nation's top entrepreneurial cities to compete against one another. A team of Hackers (Developers), Hipsters (Designers), and Hustlers (Product, Marketing, PR) are challenged to create a viable company in 72 hours while traveling 60mph on a bus. The destination: SXSW Interactive in ...

Treat Your Employees Like They Own You, Because They Do

Mark Cuban once said, "Treat your customers like they own you, because they do." The same can be said for your employees. Let's face it: everyone on your team impacts your bottom line. They can make or break the organization. However, you can dodge the breaking point by having employees who are loyal, engaged, empowered, and committed to building a strong and flourishing company. How? It's done by fostering an incredible company culture. Here are 6 company culture factors that make just about everyone want to work at an organization: 1. Vision and Values Every employee should clearly understand the vision and values that represent the ...