Posts Tagged ‘software’

What’s the most cost-effective way for a startup to outfit employees with computers and software?

Naomi Kokubo

Naomi Kokubo

by Naomi Kokubo, Editor of Founders Space

Every founder wants to save money at the beginning, and great way to do this is to rejuvenate old PCs. You can get your staff up and running at virtually no cost by taking an old PC and breathing life back into it.

Can you recommend screen capture software for creating videos for marketing presentations & investor pitches?

Naomi Kokubo

Naomi Kokubo

by Naomi Kokubo, Editor of Founders Space

Using screen capturing software is a great way to show off your product or service.   You know what they say when you’re trying to sell something… “A video is worth ten thousand words!”

Videos are actually becoming the preferred way to market any Web 2.0 site or service online, and there’s nothing easier to use than a good online screen capture program.

I hear Microsoft is offering help to startups. What sort of program do they offer?

QUESTION:

I hear Microsoft is offering help to startups. What sort of program do they offer?

ANSWER:

The program is called BizSpark and it’s under the Microsoft Startup Zone.

Microsoft really has its act together when it comes to helping startups.  We are thoroughly impressed.  BizSpark seems too good to be true… free software, free support, free business referrals.  It is true, and you shouldn’t hesitate to sign up if you plan on using any Microsoft technology or software at all.