Acquired by Apple: how startups live after incorporation

    To many startup founders, selling their project successfully to a global company giant like Facebook, Google or Microsoft is the best case scenario. No wonder: being noticed by a board of tech experts, signing a serious contract and finally becoming famous in local and international media definitely serves a good motivation (not to mention a pleasant financial reward!). There is a certain sacrifice to be made, however – users/customers may never find out anything about the initial creator of the technology, who also loses the joy of managing their own company. But to be honest, it is all…

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A perfect CEO model: Steve Jobs vs. Steve Ballmer

      Everybody loves Steve Jobs. People write books, shoot movies and place the pictures of this tech genius on their desktops because this is kind of inspiring. Steve Jobs is a real icon in the world of business and innovations, while the new CEO of Apple, Steve Ballmer, is notorious for his crazy acts and funny moves in public. This is how stereotypes appear. But are these patterns actually fair? Who is a better CEO after all? It’s up to you to choose your own role model, but let’s compare two Steves. SOME BACKGROUND      Jobs was…

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