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How Important is Your Education When You Want to Become an Entrepreneur?

Quora | Posted 01.05.2017 | Business
Quora

Do you need to go to college in order to be an entrepreneur? Is self-education enough? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network wh...

Three Tips for Hiring Startup Employees and Retaining Them!

Jonathan Chan | Posted 12.22.2016 | Business
Jonathan Chan

You've started a company and have taken it as far as you can with just yourself and maybe a cofounder or two. Now it's time to hire your first set of ...

How Do Entrepreneurs Deal With the Risk of Failure?

Quora | Posted 12.19.2016 | Business
Quora

How did you go down the path of Entrepreneurship? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answere...

What Should All Founders Know Before Starting Their First Company?

Quora | Posted 11.10.2016 | Business
Quora

What things should all would-be founders know before starting their first company? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where ...

Startup Insider: How FundersClub CEO Alex Mittal Built The World's First Online Venture Capital Firm

David Ongchoco | Posted 10.15.2016 | Business
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...

5 Hacks to Help You Survive a Networking Event

Susan OBrien | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
Susan OBrien

Hearing the words "I need you to attend this networking event tonight on our behalf" can trigger a series of extreme reactions in an otherwise rational person. The range of discomfort can vary from apathy and weariness to aversion, distress and even a rising tidal wave of nausea, at the thought of forced social interaction.

Ellen Latham Cracks the Fitness Theory

Renata M. Black | Posted 08.15.2016 | Impact
Renata M. Black

Paradigm Shifters is a series of interviews with a select group of women and men from eclectic walks of life. It will highlight unspoken, real-life in...

Friday Talking Points -- GOP Anti-Trump Rants

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.12.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This column has always loved a good rant. Most of the time, we provide our own rant at the end of the column, on a subject too big to be contained in talking points.

Startup Insider: The Story Behind HackerRank And Its Mission To Help Programmers Across The Globe

David Ongchoco | Posted 08.08.2016 | Business
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...

Consequences Of Freedom

William E. White | Posted 06.30.2016 | Impact
William E. White

With Independence Day looming, we hear a lot about "freedom." The holiday is our national celebration of freedom and the word echoes through our consciousness like no other. But this year, I hope we stop and really consider the meaning of freedom.

Everything You Need to Know About Starting an SaaS Company

Quora | Posted 05.31.2016 | Business
Quora

What does Jason M. Lemkin want everyone to know when starting a SaaS company? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compe...

How Playing Video Games Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

Ross Resnick | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Ross Resnick

When I was a kid, I frequently tried to explain to my parents why video games were very important to my development. I vividly remember discussing thi...

Worried About Undemocratic Electoral Politics? The Founders Weren't, and Party Leaders Aren't Either

Carla Gardina Pestana | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics
Carla Gardina Pestana

The system, especially at the primary level, has been widely declared to be "broken."

How to Raise Capital as a Solo Founder

Ajay Yadav | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
Ajay Yadav

Convincing someone to invest in your brainchild is one of the biggest challenges a founder faces, and solo founders are often perceived by investors as an unsafe bet. Fundraising is a mind game as much as anything else.

The UnChristian Quest for a Christian America

Lee C. Camp | Posted 04.21.2016 | Religion
Lee C. Camp

Some of the basic and elementary theological reasons the very notion of a "Christian America" is problematic (pat me on the back; I am restraining my language) include the following:

On Moving and Being Moved

Connor Diemand-Yauman | Posted 04.04.2016 | Business
Connor Diemand-Yauman

Earlier this year, I was sitting through a tired keynote on the future of online education (if I had a nickel...). The speaker was awkward and reserve...

Craigslist Founder Answers A Question He's Always Wanted To Be Asked

Quora | Posted 03.29.2016 | Business
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

3 Steps for Building a Kickass Startup Before You Can Legally Drink

Richard Werbe | Posted 03.22.2017 | Technology
Richard Werbe

Creating a startup has been described as jumping off a cliff and building a plane on the way down (Reid Hoffman). I hadn't heard this analogy when I ...

Why Bernie Sanders Is the Democratic Party's Best Hope to Win the White House in November

Tom Weis | Posted 03.09.2017 | Politics
Tom Weis

What many expected to be a coronation for establishment candidate Hillary Clinton has morphed into a pitched battle for the soul of the Democratic Party. Despite all the corporate media hype to the contrary, the long slog to the Democratic nomination is just getting started.

Christian Founders do not a Christian Nation Make

Carla Gardina Pestana | Posted 02.26.2017 | Religion
Carla Gardina Pestana

American political discourse regularly features the assertion that the United States was founded as a Christian Nation. The debate around this issue often pivots on the religious proclivities of the founders themselves.

Best Practices for Young Leaders: An Interview with Two Founders Under 25

Claire Topalian | Posted 02.19.2017 | Technology
Claire Topalian

I had the opportunity to catch up with two young founders recently: Nadya Nguyen, founder and CEO of Hidrate Spark and Andrew Torba, founder and CEO of Automate Ads.

Going Against the Flow: Nasos Topakas, CTO of Art.com

Charu Sharma | Posted 02.14.2017 | Business
Charu Sharma

Nasos Topakas brings more than 20 years of software engineering and executive technology management experience to his role as Chief Technology Officer at Art.com Inc. Before joining the team, he served as CTO for SendMe, CTO at StubHub, and VP at Charles Schwab & Co.

Why Accelerators Are the Best Way to Grow Your Startup

Sunnie Groeneveld | Posted 02.09.2017 | 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...

Self-Management Trumps Passion in Design-Driven Startup Performance

Soren Petersen | Posted 02.09.2017 | Business
Soren Petersen

Although all startup founders of design driven startups are passionate - still ninety-two percent of them will fail within three years, according to a...

Going Against the Flow: Lynn Vojvodich, CMO of Salesforce

Charu Sharma | Posted 02.08.2017 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Lynn Vojvodich is the Executive VP and CMO of Salesforce.com. Previously, she was a Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, where she worked with portfolio companies on their go-to-market strategy and with Forbes Global 2000 CIOs and CMOs on their innovation agenda.