Informal Information Sources to Help You Stay Current
In this section we have gathered some of the most popular peer-to-peer information sources, such as blogs, discussion forums and other social media resources. Industry information is always changing - for the latest news, current issues and popular opinions - try following one or more of these sources. In addition, blogs and forums usually give you the opportunity to join the conversation, either by posting comments, questions or opinions of your own.
High Technology Blogs & Podcasts:
TradeSecrets - a blog from Nature Biotechnology
A blog from the Nature Biotechnology journal, which is a monthly journal covering the science and business of biotechnology.
Start here: Startup Lessons from a Researcher
Startup Lessons Learned
Written by Eric Ries, 2009 recipient of the TechFellow award and 2010 Harvard Business School Entrepreneur-in-Residence, this blog provides a range of insights for the prospective startup, including literature highlights and business trend analysis.
Start here: The Founder's Dilemmas: Equity Splits
TechCrunch is a group edited blog dedicated to profiling startups, particularly in the web 2.0 sector, as well as, reviewing new internet products, and breaking tech news.
Women2.0 aims to increase the number of female founders of technology startups. Women 2.0 enables entrepreneurs with the network, resources and knowledge to take your startup from idea to launch.
The Tech Entrepreneur Podcast
A selection of downloadable podcasts discussing strategies and issues facing high technology startups.
Start here: Partnering and Funding for the Startup
High Technology Discussion Forums
Nature Biotechnology Bioentrepreneur Forum
A forum for discussing the intersection between bench research and the commercial side of the biotechnology industry.