iOS app Android app

#Entrepreneurs

5 Entrepreneurial Lesson's Learned From Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran

Katie Lance | Posted 04.15.2014 | Women
Katie Lance

I compiled five of my favorite "Barbara takeaways" that I think will resonate with anyone but particularly those of us who are entrepreneurs, working hard on our business but also leading a full life with family and children.

The Top 20 Tech Startups of All Time (Infographic)

Matt Hunckler | Posted 02.13.2014 | Technology
Matt Hunckler

You'll see that Facebook only reached the number 5 position. So, there's some tough competition at the top. Take a look, and see if you can find any patterns behind these entrepreneurs' thinking.

Following the Money: Why Entrepreneurs Should Pick Up the Phone When the Market's Calling

Nicole Glor | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Nicole Glor

This Boston-based family business, Gizmogul, started when the Schneider brothers decided he no longer wanted to go door-to-door, knocking on dentist offices to collect and recycle scrap metal. After a while, he realized that this way of doing had become a dinosaur

What I Learned by Flipping the MOOC

Steve Blank | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

Two of the hot topics in education in the last few years have been Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC's) and the flipped classroom. I've been experimen...

What Forbes' 30 Under 30 Media Lists Tells Us About the Future of Journalism

Stephanie Yang | Posted 04.12.2014 | College
Stephanie Yang

Back in 2011, the exclusive list was riddled with the titles: writer, editor, producer, reporter, correspondent. But by 2013, 19 out of the 30 spots were entrepreneurs -- founders or cofounders of their own companies.

The Daily Innovator: Email to the CEO

Daryl Twitchell | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
Daryl Twitchell

The first thing I need from you is encouragement to take a bigger view of our business sector. We need to show a willingness to press traditional boundaries so we can liberate our thinking to see pockets of opportunity we may have overlooked.

3 Ways to Lean In... to Your Love Life

Neely Steinberg | Posted 04.12.2014 | Women
Neely Steinberg

While I'm all about achieving one's career dreams, as a dating coach helping women create healthy, happy dating lives and relationships, I can't help but ask: What about love? Might it also be helpful for women to "lean in" to their love lives? I think so.

All Hail, Do-Gooding MBAs!

Bronwyn Fryer | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
Bronwyn Fryer

What's being redefined by this new breed of MBA is the definition of success, with an edict as old as planting Johnny-Appleseed trees.

Leaving Your Family for the Love of Business? Todd Marks Discusses the Less Glamorous Side of Entrepreneurship

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Todd Marks of Mindgrub, a software innovation company that has expanded into mobile apps, shares the hardships -- from not meeting payroll to a crumbling marriage -- and tips on making it through.

8 Questions That Entrepreneurs Should Ask in a Pitch Meeting

Jayson DeMers | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
Jayson DeMers

Pitching a new client or investor can be one of the most rewarding and nerve-wracking aspects of being an entrepreneur. When a pitch is going well and you're humming on all cylinders, it can be incredibly energizing and give you renewed faith in your abilities and ideas.

Experienced Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders: Millennials Need Our Help

Jack Nadel | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Jack Nadel

Based on my seven decades of business experience, I can see only one solution: millennials must create their own jobs.

4 Tips on Starving While Starting Up From Todd Marks

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.09.2014 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

Todd shared with me his successes, as well as his many moments broke, hungry, and on the cusp of failure.

5 Ways to Play Your Career Like an Olympic Athlete

Robert Jordan | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Robert Jordan

I'm not ready for the ski jump anytime soon (or ever), but studying how these athletes got to the top can provide us with some great takeaways. Here are five traits of Olympians that you can apply to your career right now.

Has Entrepreneurship Gone to Pot?

Lynda Bekore | Posted 04.06.2014 | Small Business
Lynda Bekore

Like cigarettes and alcohol, marijuana is a perfectly legal, commercial product (in specific states, so far) albeit with restrictions on its growth and distribution, so why shouldn't entrepreneurs benefit from a legal activity?

Refusing to Innovate: What's the Cost?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Companies must realize that the most important asset they have are the employees. If that is not realized, there is a problem.

Shortcuts for Entrepreneurs: Advice From Chalene Johnson

Cortney McDermott | Posted 04.02.2014 | Small Business
Cortney McDermott

We need to simplify -- to cut away the unnecessary so we can hone in on the strategies and actions that create happier, healthier, smarter success.

I Love Poop

Sarah Prager | Posted 04.02.2014 | Good News
Sarah Prager

There is nothing like caring for others to take you out of your own head. I cannot bring myself to worry about making rent when I am Spiderman's sidekick (who knew he had one and that she looks just like me?).

A Dream From My Father: Do What You Love

Andrew Chau | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Andrew Chau

I fundamentally believe that the DWYL mentality is constructive and positive when used properly.

5 Ways to Inspire an Entrepreneurial Kid

Meg Seitz | Posted 04.01.2014 | Parents
Meg Seitz

We think kids with entrepreneurial tendencies are pretty cool. Curious, adventurous and fearless, they filter the world differently. And I can't think of a more hopeful future than one built by people who started thinking like entrepreneurs before hitting a double digit age.

Successful Entrepreneurs Who Followed Their Bliss

CNBC | Daniel Bukszpan | Posted 01.29.2014 | Small Business

CNBC When people go into business for themselves, they frequently choose the solo version of what they were already doing. So someone who works for...

Grow a Great Product Plan, One Tier at a Time

Natalie MacNeil | Posted 03.30.2014 | Women
Natalie MacNeil

Do you feel your business isn't growing as quickly as you'd like it to be? Or is your revenue really low even though you've created all this great stu...

Branding Bangladesh: India's Neighbor Is Becoming A Major Startup Hub

Anushay Hossain | Posted 03.30.2014 | Technology
Anushay Hossain

It is one thing to tell people to follow their passion, but it is entirely different to embolden an entire generation to change the system so that large numbers of people can take part in transforming their society.

Time for Founders School

Steve Blank | Posted 03.30.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

Having a film crew in your living room for two days is something you want to put on your bucket list. With a ~$2 billion endowment the Kauffman F...

How to Make Quick and Easy Custom Email Signatures

Kelley Sanabria | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Kelley Sanabria

Using your actual signature instead of just typing your name gives a fun and personal touch to your business documents, like newsletters, blog posts, client letters and holiday correspondence.

6 Key Lessons Incubators Provide To Startup Tech Companies

Jose Vasquez | Posted 03.29.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Inexperienced entrepreneurs may not always realize it, but they need solid direction in order to succeed. The business world is challenging and, at times, unpredictable, and without a keen mentor to direct their energy, they may end up fizzling out before striking success.