Those valuations are dizzyingly high. They'd be justified only if the company's top line was growing exceptionally fast, if its bottom line were growing equally fast, and if the risks to the company's business model were modest and controllable. Not one of those things is true.
He ate in the corporate cafeteria rather than the executive dining room. He sent birthday presents to colleagues when they were on business trips. He wrote personal handwritten notes to hundreds of Ford employees who displayed these like badges of honor in their cubicles.
There must be another more 'friend-oriented' ... more 'real-world friend' including and less 'who is this?' Facebook coming, isn't there? There's got to be. Well, a Russian/European company has developed one and it's called Badoo. And it's got 140 million users already.
Studies imply that more than 80 percent of dropouts would have stayed in school if they believed it was more relevant to real life. Learning how to run a small business can help kids see how their core classes aren't just cruel tortures from adults.
Mark Zuckerberg may think that Facebook's recurrent privacy flaps haven't much affected the sometimes anti-social social network, but they represent a huge potential threat to what he has built.
Consumers want a place where they feel special and can connect with like-minded people. Brands want to own the relationship with the fan and incentivize them to take certain actions.
"Pick people that are suited for their tasks." That was part of Arianna's answer to my question about building an online community during her recent ...
In its latest attempt at controlling the internet, Congress has unveiled a fresh, new SOPA-like bill called CISPA, or the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act.
Why would a startup as important as Facebook, run by somebody as young as Mark Zuckerberg, whose users are more than 50 percent women, go into all-imp...
Recent news stories have announced as part of your ability to gain employment with some companies, perspective employers are demanding your Facebook password -- and now everyone thinks it's a big deal.
Here's a short history of Spotify's attempt to become a musical operating system for the Internet, web and apps.
In my junior year of high school, I began to push myself to turn my big ideas into action. I tried to plan things out with the dream of being an entrepreneur and innovator. I failed.
Spill the Beans is a collection of short, candid and to-the-point interviews with extremely successful entrepreneurs, executives and CEOs. We aim to help young, intensely busy, budding entrepreneurs get a better insight into the habits and rituals of the ones who have "made it."
While Stanford's gain from Google is unusual, technology-transfer agreements have long been the primary means by which universities support and profit from startups. However, as Facebook illustrates, more student-founded companies are bootstrapping without university technology, leaving schools without any profit -- though that may be changing.
Today I stumbled upon one of the most intense videos I've seen in my short life. As a mother of a three month old, I would die, now and here, to spare...
On Thursday, March 8, Facebook users around the world will be celebrating International Women's Day and its 2012 theme, "Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures."