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Going Against the Flow: Chris Heivly, Managing Director of The Startup Factory

Charu Sharma | Posted 06.21.2016 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Chris Heivly co-founded MapQuest (which sold to AOL for $1.2 billion), was sole managing director of 77 Capital (a $25 million venture fund), and has ...

Startup Founders, Cut Your Salaries in Half

Max Yoder | Posted 10.14.2015 | Business
Max Yoder

You shouldn't take even close to the market value of your salary, no matter the size of the seed round. Here's why.

Going Against the Flow: Ian Seigel, CEO of ZipRecruiter

Charu Sharma | Posted 09.05.2015 | Los Angeles
Charu Sharma

Ian Siegel is co-founder and CEO of ZipRecruiter, the job platform for small and midsized businesses, where he drives the company vision, product roadmap, and internal and customer growth.

CEO Insight: Overcoming the Emotional Toll of Anger

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 07.04.2016 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

When we make the choices that allow us to preserve our inner peace, the reward is that the sweet savor of success isn't marred with the bitter aftertaste that comes with lingering anger. And isn't that why we began this journey of entrepreneurship in the first place?

Interview With Michelle You, Co-Founder And Chief Product Officer Of Sequoia-Funded Music Startup 'Songkick'

Angie Chang | Posted 05.13.2012 | Technology
Angie Chang

Songkick's 27 employees are working hard in London to take down industry giants like Ticketmaster. Women 2.0 caught the London-based startup founder at SXSW in Austin.

Letting Go

Roger Ehrenberg | Posted 03.11.2012 | Small Business
Roger Ehrenberg

In my experience, exceptionally bright, driven, visionary people commonly share a particular attribute: a high need for control. These characteristics are also hallmarks of the startup founder, who brings maniacal focus, evangelical passion and a penchant for multi-tasking to the table.

"Action First" -- Interview With Alltuition Founder & CEO Sue Khim

Angie Chang | Posted 11.20.2011 | Technology
Angie Chang

Alltuition brings every step of financial aid into one easy interface, like a TurboTax for college.

At Startups, Transitions Are Inevitable

Fred Wilson | Posted 09.20.2011 | Business
Fred Wilson

Being a founder of a highly successful company is thrilling but also a somewhat harrowing role. As the company scales, things change. Nothing happens as fast as it did when you first built the product.