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CIO vs. CMO: 5 Tips to See Eye-to-Eye and Win With Mobility

Chris O'Connor | Posted 08.29.2012 | Small Business
Chris O'Connor

Historically, technology choices have been the domain of the CIO, however, with BYOD trending and new consumer-inspired enterprise applications entering the market, the sales force too is pushing the technology agenda with their CMO.

The Startup Fog

Bo Fishback | Posted 06.05.2012 | Small Business
Bo Fishback

The tough part about building a company is much less about the effort required, and much more about the uncertainty and ambiguity surrounding every new twist and turn; you really don't know if it's going to work until after it does.

Many Entrepreneurs Suffer From the Peter Principle

Marty Zwilling | Posted 03.05.2012 | Small Business
Marty Zwilling

Most people think that the Peter Principle (employee rises to his level of incompetence) only applies to large organizations. Let me assure you that it is also alive and well within start-ups.

Entrepreneurs: If Your Idea Is Mocked and Misunderstood by Most Everyone, Maybe It's Just a Bad Idea

Steven Strauss | Posted 03.03.2012 | Business
Steven Strauss

Any start-up mocked and misunderstood by nearly everyone, yet ultimately successful, was likely the exception -- not the rule.

Too Many Startups, Too Little Cash

Posted 12.30.2011 | Business

SAN Francisco (Sarah McBride) -- Venture capitalist Bill Gurley has noticed something new this autumn: a big jump in the number of what he calls "legi...

Paddle8 Gives A Virtual Gallery Experience

Posted 08.21.2011 | Arts

Paddle8 is a new kind of art experience. The goal of the venture is to expose more people to art by centering a collection of pieces around a theme. E...

GQ Calls it the Netflix of Eyewear

Danny Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Wong

It's not the first time a company has been called the Netflix of their niche industry. ManPacks is the Netflix of underwear, but ever since Warby Park...

The Language of Venture Capital

Michele Colucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michele Colucci

I've started to familiarize myself with the terminology necessary to operate in this world of building a business. I realized that women in particular are very disadvantaged by not knowing this language.

Nanny Sam to the Rescue: Stop the Startups!

Bob Rice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bob Rice

One of George Bush's most memorable lines was his complaint that the French had no word for "entrepreneur". Well, if Senator Dodd's new financial reform bill becomes law, we may well have the word, but no longer any need for it.

StartUp Visa Act: Senators Kerry, Lugar Propose Legislation That Would Grant Visas To Entrepreneurs

The Economic Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It looks like the startup founder visa, a concept that has a lot of backing from the startup and venture community, might actually become a reality: S...

Best Businesses You Can Start In Your Pajamas In 2010: Inc. | Tamara Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Being your own boss has plenty of perks. And working from the comfort of your living room only sweetens the deal. A look at some of the hottest indust...

Getting from Good to Great

Amy Swift | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Amy Swift

Whether you are making handbags or researching a cure for AIDS, having passion for the product is key to sustained greatness.