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What To Look Forward To In China's Startup Scene, And Why You Should Care

Jason Choi | Posted 07.01.2016 | Technology
Jason Choi

China presents a fascinating place for startup founders or founder-wannabes. Despite its status as the world's second largest economy, it is still considered a developing country with plenty of space for technological and social disruption.

Startup Insider: Why These Johns Hopkins Med School Students Left School to Reinvent Med Education

David Ongchoco | Posted 03.23.2016 | Education
David Ongchoco

Startup Insider is a series of articles with the goal of helping aspiring founders and entrepreneurs understand the ins and outs of starting a startup...

Car Talk: 'Running' Out of Gas

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 03.16.2016 | Travel
Bonni Brodnick

My husband and I are trying to put this recent escapade in the rearview mirror because my declaration comes with a bit of embarrassment: Yesterday, I had the "winning" score of 11 miles to go in my gas tank and 8 miles to the closest station.

Technology and Underrepresented Minority Groups: The Great Equalizer (Part 2 of 3)

Saul Juan Antonio Cuautle | Posted 03.15.2016 | Black Voices
Saul Juan Antonio Cuautle

Let's face it, coding isn't "cool" to most everyday people. In fact, I dare you to go tell one of your friends you're going to start learning how to code. Chances are most of them will laugh at your efforts. They'll tell you not to do it; that you can't do it; that it's a waste of time. People will make fun of you before they offer a helping hand.

Why Accelerators Are the Best Way to Grow Your Startup

Sunnie Groeneveld | Posted 02.10.2016 | Technology
Sunnie Groeneveld

What do Airbnb, Dropbox, Reddit, Heroku, and Stripe all have in common? They all started at the world's best startup accelerator, Y Combinator. Founde...

Young & Entrepreneurial: Second-Time Entrepreneur Shares The Realities of Starting-up After An Acquisition

David Ongchoco | Posted 12.26.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

For Sean Conway, entrepreneurship was in his blood. Growing up in a household where his parents were both entrepreneurs, Sean knew from an early age that he wanted to be an entrepreneur as well. So at the age of 15, he started reading all the business books he could.

More Than An Internship -- Realizations From the Month I Spent at Asia's No. 1 Startup Accelerator

David Ongchoco | Posted 08.02.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

My internship at JFDI Asia allowed me to truly understand what life is like as an entrepreneur. It's hard. It's challenging. There are so many ups and downs. You'll work harder than you ever have. You'll struggle. You'll get rejected. You'll face competition. You'll fail.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Bob Greenberg, R/GA

David Shing | Posted 07.09.2016 | Media
David Shing

In Cannes this past June, I spent some time on camera with my friend Bob Greenberg, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of R/GA, one of the most creative and innovative agencies on the planet. Watch as Bob and I discuss how R/GA reinvents their business model every nine years and how they are using technology to disrupt the way they think and create.

Young & Entrepreneurial: Ivy League Dropouts and Glints Founders Are Building the Linkedin for Youth

David Ongchoco | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business
David Ongchoco

Glints, a career discovery platform, has gotten a lot of buzz in the last few months because of its three young and entrepreneurial founders Oswald Yeo, Ying Cong Seah and Looi Qin En.

Young and Entrepreneurial: Former YCombinator Hustler Pulak Mittal Shares His Startup Journey From PennApps to Clever

David Ongchoco | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

Young and Entrepreneurial is a series of articles where I've decided to interview and write about young individuals disrupting the world, whether it's...

Will A Business Incubator Help Hatch Your Startup?

Marty Zwilling | Posted 10.31.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Accelerators generally accept startups at a slightly later stage, and attempt to compress the timeline to commercialization into a few months, instead of a year or more.

How I Got Into Techstars, Was Almost Kicked Out, and Fought to Stay in

Sherman Lee | Posted 10.14.2014 | Technology
Sherman Lee

How are you different from your competitors? Investors tend to shy away if your market is crowded and if theres nothing that separates you from everyone else.

Maximizing Your Accelerator Experience

Jamie N. Jones | Posted 10.12.2014 | Impact
Jamie N. Jones

Are you considering joining an accelerator in hopes of propelling your startup into the ranks of Airbnb and Dropbox? As accelerators proliferate, you...

How I Got My Startup Into Techstars

Startup Weekend | Posted 09.20.2014 | Technology
Startup Weekend

By: Brandt 'Bubba' Page, Founder and CEO of QuotaDeck.com Last February, I attended a Startup Weekend in Provo, Utah not really knowing what to expec...

Cities and the Cult of the Entrepreneur

Ida Hempel | Posted 08.05.2014 | Technology
Ida Hempel

Silicon Valley grew out the convergence of several successes over several decades. Time and chance will tell which efforts will boom and which will bust.

t's Not About "The Boys' Club" Anymore: 5 Lessons From Women's Startup Lab

Ari Horie | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Ari Horie

I began Women's Startup Lab because I believe in the power behind community, even when it comes to the competitive nature of early stage startups and new markets.

Looking Toward the Future!

Greg Selkoe | Posted 07.29.2012 | Impact
Greg Selkoe

Well it has been almost a year since I, Greg Selkoe, promised on this very blog that I would be launching my non-profit, the Future Boston Alliance, s...

What Comes Next: Finding Signals From The Startup Noise

Christina Cacioppo | Posted 02.04.2012 | Small Business
Christina Cacioppo

Over the past few months, I've seen over 160 companies come through eight different accelerator programs. It's a skewed group, but it captures the zeitgeist of a certain segment of the tech industry.

Toyota Recall: Two Toyota Employees, Former NHTSA Regulators, Got US To Stop Accelerator Probes

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Former regulators hired by Toyota Motor Corp. helped end at least four U.S. investigations of unintended acceleration by compan...