VeloCity’s Weekly Favourites: August 13

Every week, we’re bringing you the best startup news and reads. We keep track of what’s going on in this space so you don’t have to.

Startup News

One of our VeloCity Garage startups, BufferBox, was featured for their perseverance in The Wall Street Journal. BufferBox: Amazon Lockers? We Had That Idea First!

The Huffington Post came out with a list of the 12 most valuable startups in the world.

Worth Reading

Onboardly shared some great tips in their blog, The DIY Media Kit for Startups.

One of Bidsketch‘s founders shared some valuable startup lessons learned, What I Learned From Increasing My Prices.

This post really emphasizes the importance of actually talking to your startup’s users.

KISSmetrics posted an invaluable resource that all startups should take advantage of, The Ultimate Guide to Startup Marketing.

Looking for funding and don’t know if you should go the angel or VC route? This blog from Inc sheds some light on that debate.

In local news, Communitech has created a useful resource, the Waterloo Region Technology Directory.

Here’s a read that’s relevant to absolutely everyone from Fast Company’s blog, The Link Between Quietness and Productivity.

Martin Zwilling, veteran startup mentor, author & angel, created a fantastic list of simple actions your startup can do to get more results.

And finally, Entrepreneur shared 5 Ways to Take Customer Loyalty to the Next Level.

Stay tuned next week for more startup reads!