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Five Ways Pay-in-Advance Business Models Trump Venture Capital

Quora | Posted 06.10.2016 | Business
Quora

What are ways to finance and grow my start-up without VC? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are ...

Michael Dell's Old Business Card Will Inspire You To Never Forget Your Roots

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.11.2015 | Technology

Michael Dell? Never heard of him. Used to be a Mike Dell down the road, though. Sold some newfangled devices called PCs for a while. Only lasted 30 da...

VMware Tracking Stock Will Require Dell to Report Results

Techonomy | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
Techonomy

Michael Dell (Photo courtesy Dell) By: Roger Kay Amidst all the brouhaha over Dell's $67 billion bid for EMC, one unremarked fact caught my attentio...

The Return Of Michael Dell

The Wall Street Journal | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business

Michael Dell, founder of what once was the leading PC maker, stepped out of the limelight when he took Dell Inc. private two years ago. Now he is back...

The Secret to Successful Innovation: Not Being Afraid to Fail

Ira Kalb | Posted 06.05.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

To create an innovative culture and climate, managers need to make sure that all employees know that innovation is a job requirement. It should be woven into the fabric of the business and given a prominent place in job descriptions, procedures and performance evaluations.

Michael Dell: 'The Most Dangerous Thing Is Not Taking A Risk'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business

Michael Dell, founder and CEO of Dell, Inc., told HuffPost Live at Davos on Friday he's disappointed in entrepreneurs and leaders who don't encourage ...

Three Quotes To Help Entrepreneurs When Things Get Tough

Patricia G. Greene | Posted 12.28.2014 | Small Business
Patricia G. Greene

Dell has one of the more intriguing entrepreneurial histories, going from the fabled dorm room start-up, through growing the company and taking it public, stepping down as CEO, coming back as CEO, then leading it back to its current private iteration. Living through all these changes would seem to provide him with a business perspective not available to many other people.

The Shape Of Your Face May Affect How Much Money You Make

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 08.08.2014 | Business

Let's face it, being pretty pays. While most people are aware of the correlation between good looks and success in life, new research has found that m...

Leadership Communications: The Shtickiness Factor in All the Odd Places

Liz Wainger | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Liz Wainger

In today's overhyped, over messaged world, those who break through and grab our attention are those who are shticky. But lest you thought Shtickiness is only the purview of performers, think again.

A Look Into the Past: Empact100 Showcase Event Originates From ACE 100

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.02.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Top U.S. entrepreneurs gathered at the United Nations Headquarters in NYC last month with Empact100, a nonprofit that connects disruptive innovators.

Why Going Private Won't Save Dell

George Bradt | Posted 12.31.2013 | Business
George Bradt

The trouble with racing to the bottom is that there's nowhere to go once you get there. But such a quandary won't slow the fall for Dell, which just w...

Why Michael Dell's Fight Makes Sense

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Mary Ellen Biery

The allure of escaping life on the stock exchange seems to be fairly common among founders of publicly traded companies that lose their way.

Why the Fight Over Dell Is About the Future of American Enterprise

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 09.22.2013 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

Financial considerations are important but so are strategic ones, and if our capital markets are to mean anything, then they need to provide the fuel for innovation rather than stifle it.

Why Carl Icahn's Legal Gambit on Dell Shows Bad Faith and Is Not Shareholder Activism

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

Icahn should back off with his opposition to the buyout, and if he really cares about his investment, roll up his sleeves and get involved in helping Dell grow.

Dell Game: Why Carl Icahn's Activism Is Bad for the Company

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

Carl Icahn, relentless corporate raider, is back again and with a proposal that could put computer maker Dell on the road to becoming another Blockbuster or TWA.

Eleazar David Melendez

Billionaire Drama Over Dell As Corporate Raider Carl Icahn Threatens Company's Management

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 03.07.2013 | Business

Until Wednesday, troubled computer maker Dell Inc. seemed headed for a buyout that would have allowed a corporate restructuring. The deal would have g...

Dell's Midlife Crisis

Doug Olenick | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology
Doug Olenick

When a person hits this stage in life he or she questions just about every aspect of their life. Did they make the right job choice, are they being a good parent and what is their next step? Dell is in the same position.

Dell's Largest Investor Is Not Happy

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2013 | Technology

* Other investors chime in after Southeastern vows to fight buyout * Mike Dell, Silver Lake consortium standing firm on $13.65 offer ...

3 Charts That Explain Why Dell Is Going Private

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 02.06.2013 | Technology

You’re forgiven if you haven’t thought much about Dell in a while. Not many people have. In fact, this past month has marked the first time in rec...

It's Official: Dell Goes Private

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2013 | Technology

* Parties paying $13.65/share in cash * Microsoft putting up $2 billion loan * Dell shares rise 1.1 percent, still below offer price ...

Has Dell Found Its Buyer?

Reuters | Nadia Damouni and Poornima Gupta | Posted 01.15.2013 | Technology

Talks to take No. 3 computer maker Dell Inc private are in an advanced stage with at least four major banks lined up to provide financing, two sources...

Dell's Potential Buyout Returns Spotlight To Founder

Reuters | Ben Berkowitz | Posted 03.17.2013 | Technology

By Ben Berkowitz (Reuters) - Michael Dell gave up day-to-day control of the computer company that bears his name once, an experiment th...

Dell May Be Going Private: Report

Reuters | Posted 01.14.2013 | Technology

Dell Inc is in talks with private equity firms to go private, Bloomberg reported on Monday, sending the personal computer maker's shares soaring 15 pe...

Founders To The Rescue!

The Fiscal Times | Yuval Rosenberg | Posted 08.15.2012 | Business

From the Fiscal Times: Can Richard Schulze make a good buy out of Best Buy? The billionaire founder and former chairman of the electronics retailer...

TMI! What Happens When Rich Kids Overshare On Social Media

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 08.13.2012 | Technology

Talk about oversharing. CEO Michael Dell of computer company Dell Inc. spends nearly $2.7 million a year on security for his family, according to ...