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CB Insights 164 Biggest Product Failures of All Time
We are huge fans of CB Insights. They produce some of the best information on the state of startups ...
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Founder Friday: Are biotech startups a bull or a bear?
We do a lot tied to supporting digital health startups, so keeping up with what's happening related to ...
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The machines; they’re alive! – Blake Lemoine & Google LaMDA
You've probably seen a recent article about Google engineer Blake Lemoine working on Google LaMDA (Language Model for Dialogue Applications), claiming that it had ...
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Founder Friday: Celebrating LGBTQ+ Founders & VCs
We couldn't have Pride Month pass without featuring some of the top LGBTQ+ founders and VCs on Founder Friday. We did the heavy ...
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Founder Friday: Sequoia Capital “Adapting to Endure” – It’s time to embrace the muck
You can't be in the tech arena and not know who Sequoia Capital is. From its first investment in Atari to some ...
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Founder Friday: Mental Health Unicorns
Earlier this week, we shared a list of 55 Mental Health Resources for People of Color. If you spend ...
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Resource Share: 55 Mental Health Resources for People of Color
It is horrible to be writing this, but in light of this weekend's mass shooting in Buffalo and ...
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Founder Friday: Atlanta’s STORD
In September of 2021, STORD became one of Atlanta's growing list of unicorns. In today's Founder Friday, we piece together Sean Henry ...
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The Online Battles Between Millennials vs. Zoomers
With Wednesday right around the corner, it's time for a little bit of fun.  If you're a boomer ...
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Founder Friday: The Most Important Things to a VC
There's a 2015 blog post from Taiwan Startup Stadium titled "Pitching ain't easy: Robert Neivert of 500 Startups on how ...
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Star Wars Day 2022: May The 4th Be With You
Happy Star Wars Day! Just a quick post that we hope adds some fun to your day... USA ...
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Founder Friday: A 2022 NFL Themed Startup Feature
Last night was the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft. And while there is a correlation between round ...
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Founder Friday: Into the Metaverse
This week, TechStartups published the article "Investors Are Throwing Big Bucks Into The Metaverse: Here's Why." It's a great piece ...
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Candidate Experience: From Sourced Candidate to Day 0
Hire enough people or follow enough HR/talent acquisition blogs, and you'll notice some troubling trends... Candidates going dark ...
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Founder Friday: What Should a Startup Outsource?
It's no secret that founders and startup team members have to wear a lot of hats (could there ...
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Founder Friday: Some Favorite Blog Posts From Leading Startup Accelerators
You might recall seeing the Founder Friday we did "Fantastic Lists for Startup Resources." This week, we share some "can't ...
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iMAGINE Upstate 2022
We're going to take a minute to feature something from our hometown of Greenville, SC. This past Saturday (4/2/2022), ...
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Founders Friday: This Tech Giant Launched On April Fools’ Day & That’s No Joke
This Founders Friday takes us to Silicon Valley on April 1, 1976. That's right, April Fools' Day. The startup founded on that day ...
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How do you know that you’ve hired the right people?
We have been asked many times, how do you know if you've hired the right person? Our answer ...
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Founders Friday: Women in VC
It's another Women's History Month-themed Founders Friday. Today's feature is Women in VC. But what is Women in VC? Formally known ...
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World π Day
We couldn't have a name like STEM Search Group and not celebrate World Pi Day. Most people know Pi equals 3.14, ...
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Founder Friday: Melanie Perkins & Canva
Sticking with our Women's History Month theme, today's Founder Friday features Melanie Perkins, co-founder of Canva. For those that don't create graphic and social ...
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International Women’s Day 2022 – Break the Bias
This year's International Women's Day theme is Break the Bias. Within tech and other STEM-related careers, attracting and ...
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Founder Friday: Women in Startups
We thought we'd kick off Women's History Month by sharing some great articles looking at the state of women in ...
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March is Women’s History Month
Women's History Month kicks off in the US today. As our team works through how we will celebrate women ...
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Supporting Locally-Owned Black-Owned Businesses – Part II
As part of Black History Month, one of the things our team elected to do to celebrate the month ...
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Founder Friday: The Launch of Black@
When our company first opened its doors, we primarily used LinkedIn to share our Founder Friday series. In ...
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How STEM Search Group Celebrated Black History Month
Black History Month ends Monday. We started this month off by highlighting "Ways Companies Can Celebrate Black History Month." ...
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Founder Friday: PitchBook’s 66 Black founders and investors to watch in 2022
We are just past the midpoint of 2022's Black History Month. Keeping with that theme, today we share PitchBook's recent ...
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Tech Goes Big On Super Bowl LVI Commercials
Tech was exceptionally well represented during Super Bowl LVI. In fact, the bulk of this year's commercials seemed to ...
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Supporting Locally-Owned Black-Owned Businesses
To help celebrate Black History Month, our team decided to be intentional in supporting local Black-owned businesses. And, for ...
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Founder Friday: Black Founders Fund
Our Founder Friday posts will be celebrating Black History Month throughout the month. Today, we kick it off by taking a deeper ...
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Ways Companies Can Celebrate Black History Month
Today is the start of Black History Month. If your company is looking for ways to help celebrate with ...
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Founder Friday: Charlotte’s Amicus.io – Philanthropy-as-a-Service
We remind ourselves daily to be "for purpose" and not merely "for profit." That's why the company we ...
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Founder Friday: Fantastic Lists for Startup Resources
We can appreciate that every ounce of research a founder puts into researching a tool or resource is ...
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Founder Friday: Building The Right Startup Culture
Building the right culture is hard to do. It is something that founders must be strategic about out ...
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Founder Friday: Entrata’s Founder Did What?!
Entrata co-founder Dave Bateman is on the far right A couple of weeks ago, we shared the story ...
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Minecraft and the Uncensored Library
Minecraft is famous as a platform to expose people to the world of coding, but have you kept up ...
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Founder Friday: Did Reddit Have Two or Three Co-Founders?
Reddit is set to have its IPO at the beginning of 2022. That makes it the perfect time to ...
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What happened at Better.com?
Did you hear about Better.com's CEO, Vishal Garg, firing 900 employees simultaneously on a Zoom call? It is one of the ...
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Founder Friday: Code.org’s Hadi Partovi
It's CSEdWeek, so we thought we'd stick with that theme for today's Founder Friday, featuring Code.org's Hadi Partovi. No organization has done ...
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Founder Friday: Choosing the Right Investor
Inc. recently published an article, How to Choose the Right Investor, According to a Coffee Entrepreneur Who Raised $100 Million. ...
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CEOs & The Great Resignation
Two significant tech resignations have already happened this week in Jack Dorsey of Twitter and Kedar Deshpande of Zappos. Jeff Bezos resigned from Amazon earlier this year. And while ...
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Giving Tuesday 2021
It's Giving Tuesday today. But what is Giving Tuesday? It is a global day of giving, "a movement that unleashes the ...
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Black Friday 2021
We aren't ones to short Thanksgiving, but Black Friday is right around the corner. We thought we'd share some things that ...
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Founder Friday: Joey Womack & Goodie Nation
With GivingTuesday just around the corner (11/30/2021 to be exact), today's Founder Friday highlights one of the non-profits we support, Goodie Nation, and ...
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Founder Friday: Rivian’s RJ Scaringe
On Wednesday, we covered major tech news that had occurred over the past week. One of the stories ...
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What A Week In Tech News
Is it just us, or has this seemed to be an extra crazy week related to tech news? ...
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Founder Friday: Female Founder Funding (Say That Three Times Fast)
In today's Founder Friday, women take the lead. TechCrunch posted a story on Wednesday titled "Female founders are making a ...
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Crypto Rug Pulls
Engadget recently ran a story on $SQUID and how its founders conducted a rug pull to the tune of an estimated $3.38 million. ...
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Founder Friday: Crescent Startup Community & The City We Call Home
*Photo Credit: Alexandr Grichenko/digidreamgrafix We all know the saying, home is where the heart is. That's why for ...
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Low-Code & Citizen Developers
Recently, we read the VentureBeat article, "Gartner: Citizen developers will soon outnumber professional coders 4 to 1." Now, that is ...
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Founder Friday: What you should hire and when
This month, Forbes released their Forbes 400, which ranks the wealthiest Americans in 2021. Along with that release, they also had ...
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Facebook to Rebrand? – Famous Tech Rebrands
We missed this news until seeing it in The Verge, but Facebook will rebrand next week (Facebook is planning ...
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Founder Friday: The State of Startups in the Southeast 2021 – Panoramic Ventures
If you've followed the tech startup scene in Atlanta, it's nearly impossible not to know who BIP Capital is and ...
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How To Speak Recruiter
Ever wonder what in the world your recruiter is saying? Well, today, we're breaking down some of the ...
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Founder Friday: Inc’s Top 146 Founder-Friendly Investors
Founders are often pitching to raise capital, but vetting potential investors for fit is critical. After all, they ...
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The Art of the Pivot
On Monday, Inc. published a piece on TikTok's move to offer other features for their creators (TikTok Now Has 1 Billion ...
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Founder Friday: Tips on Hiring & Team Evaluations
For us, Founder Friday is more than sharing a cool founder story of going from four people sharing ...
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Founder Friday: NEXT Venture Pitch 2021
Last Thursday, our co-founders attended the sold-out NEXT Venture Pitch. For those unfamiliar with NEXT Venture Pitch, it is ...
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Is work from home bad for innovation?
We're a remote organization, so we are fans of companies pushing the innovation envelope while having a WFH ...
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Founder Friday: A Master Class on Interviewing – Robert Hatta from Drive Capital
Founder Friday is one of our favorite features. Sometimes, however, we aren't sharing founder stories but instead resources ...
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Founder Friday: Brian Armstrong of Coinbase
A story from Wednesday's Morning Brew helped inspire this week's Founder Friday. And if you're a fan of ...
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Women’s Equality Day 2021
Today is Women's Equality Day 2021 in the United States. Here's why today should be important to your ...
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COVID Vaccination Policies
We've fielded a lot of questions from clients and candidates about COVID Vaccination Policies. Whether or not they ...
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CBRE’s 2021 Scoring Tech Talent
If you hire tech talent, you need to read July's CBRE report. "Scoring Tech Talent" is a 146-page free comprehensive ...
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Comparably’s 2021 Leadership Awards
Are you looking for a resource to compare employers, brands, and salaries? We recommend adding Comparably to your "go-to" list. ...
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Remote Teams Fun
Laughter's tremendous impacts on personal health and workplace culture have been studied and documented for years. Companies have ...
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The Great Resignation
We've all studied "The Great Depression," we've worked through/lived through "The Great Recession," but now companies are facing ...
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WFH Turnover
Q1/early Q2 has shown that candidates will be pursuing new roles at alarming rates in 2021. According to ...
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