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Want to Get From Here to There? Then Find Yourself a Mentor

Ramon Nuez | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Ramon Nuez

You will never surpass your potential until you surround yourself with people who are more successful than you. Unfortunately, you have surrounded yo...

Young & Entrepreneurial: Why Passion Trumps Grades - Penn Entrepreneur Proves This By Releasing Transcript to the World

David Ongchoco | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

This article is part of the Young & Entrepreneurial series that features young startup founders and entrepreneurs. You can see past features here. To ...

Start-Up Grand Rounds: The US Has Two Tiers of Medical Care, the Insiders and Everyone Else

Anna Shen | Posted 10.30.2015 | Technology
Anna Shen

Dr. Lawrence "Rusty" Hofmann faced a nightmare no parent would wish even on their greatest enemy: losing their child to a disease that no doctor could identify, much less treat. After a swim in California's Monterey Bay, his son Grady's eyes appeared yellow, a sign of possible liver failure.

3 Brain Dead Simple Steps to Stop Procrastinating

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Jeff Steinmann

Everybody has that friend. That guy or gal who never keeps a commitment. You ask them to do something, maybe they offer to help you with something, come out for a drink or send you an email with some information. They NEVER do it.

2015 Collegiate Inventors Competition to be Held November 16

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 10.29.2015 | Technology
Beth Cone Kramer

The country's rising tech innovators will present their prototypes at the Collegiate Inventors Competition (CIC) to be held November 16 in Alexandria...

Empowering Veterans Through Entrepreneurship

Jack Nadel | Posted 10.30.2015 | Business
Jack Nadel

Every day, Americans wake up to frightening headlines from all across the globe. Warring factions of terrorist groups, especially in the Middle East and Africa, show no signs of desiring peace, and the threat of nuclear attack is ever present.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 8: Phil Randazzo and Derek Andersen

Steve Blank | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Steve Blank

Successful entrepreneurs show up a lot and make their own luck. And they are resilient -- they're able to bounce back after failure. Both of these tr...

Who Cares How Millennials Want to Work?

Brian de Haaff | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Working for a communications strategy firm while in graduate school, my boss told me that my generation was technologically astute, individualistic, cynical and had a healthy disdain for authority. And this guy liked me. Sound familiar?

How to Keep Your Peace of Mind

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 10.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dragos Bratasanu

Nine years ago I started a journey on five continents to learn more about who we are and what we can become in this world as people. I had the honor t...

On-Demand Economy Goes White Collar: The Rise of the Lawyer-Entrepreneur

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 10.28.2015 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

While other professions have been completely transformed by technology, the day-to-day practices of lawyers have remained largely the same.

5 Things to Ask Yourself Before You Start a Crowdfunding Campaign

Lisa Curtis | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Lisa Curtis

When my campaign to raise $100,000 in 30 days failed, I was forced to ask myself some very tough questions. In speaking with others, I've found that these are questions few people think about before embarking upon a crowdfunding campaign.

Women in Tech Entrepreneurs: Yasmine El Baggari, Making the World a Smaller Place

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 10.28.2015 | Technology
Beth Cone Kramer

One of the most amazing aspects of the internet is how interconnected we've all become. In just seconds, we can connect via Skype or Viber. Yasmine El Baggari has launched Voyaj, an online platform that serves as the intersection where technology and personal interaction meet.

The 7 Personal Branding Mistakes That Can Ruin Entrepreneurs

Jose Vasquez | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Jose Vasquez

Entrepreneurs are supposed to be the face of their respective companies, but these seven costly mistakes can interfere with that role.

Young & Entrepreneurial: The 25-Year-Old Venture Capitalist Empowering Student Entrepreneurs in Boston

David Ongchoco | Posted 10.30.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

This article is part of the Young & Entrepreneurial series that features young startup founders and entrepreneurs. You can see past features here. S...

How Product Managers Make a Great Impression With 1.0 Products

Brian de Haaff | Posted 10.27.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

You have big plans for your product and you know that the end vision is going to rock. The trouble is, you want your customers to love your product when you release Version 1.0.

Going Against the Flow: Sharon Vosmek, CEO of Astia

Charu Sharma | Posted 10.26.2015 | Business
Charu Sharma

Sharon Vosmek has been CEO of Astia since 2007, previously joining as COO in 2004. Astia's mission is to propel women's full participation as entrepreneurs and leaders in high-growth businesses, fueling innovation and driving economic growth.

Over 500 Startup Resources in New York City

Kevin Siskar | Posted 10.26.2015 | New York
Kevin Siskar

Sometimes a problem with fast-growing startup ecosystems is that they can be fragmented, competitive, and hidden to newcomers. Still, New York City is the second largest startup scene in the world and it is growing fast.

Trans Hacking Startup Land: Gender Performance and Deception

Alyx Baldwin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alyx Baldwin

After I moved away from being gender ambiguous, I unbound myself and started presenting as a queer woman. I reached out to many LGBTQ* startup allegiances for help with fundraising. That was where I met more hostility than ever before.

Sharpening the Saw: How to Take Time Off Without Losing Momentum (Or Your Mind)

Nathan Chan | Posted 10.26.2015 | Business
Nathan Chan

Here's how you can take a vacation, never allow your business to miss a beat, actually enjoy yourself, and come back with the energy and insight you need to crush it.

Girls in Tech Announces Finalists for 2015 Lady Pitch Night USA

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 10.22.2015 | Technology
Beth Cone Kramer

The finalist female entrepreneurs in the 2015 Lady Pitch Night USA competition will present innovative ideas representing a wide range of areas, from philanthropy and health monitoring to beauty and academia.

The Fatal Flaws Of Our Education System

Donna Harris | Posted 10.22.2015 | Education
Donna Harris

Across the board, the students wanted to be given the answer to the test. Their rationale? You have to do well on the test so you can get into a good college so that you can get a good job. And there you have the underlying assumption behind our entire educational system.

Design Driven Startup Cultures

Soren Petersen | Posted 10.22.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

Startup hubs are popping up like mushrooms across the world, each with its own culture, competitive advantages and opportunities for creating unique businesses. What might these hubs learn from each other to dial up their performance?

How to Know If Your Business Idea Is Stupid

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
Jeff Steinmann

Everybody's been there. You're standing around the water cooler talking with your coworkers, talking with friends over drinks, or maybe just taking a shower. Then it hits you -- a brilliant business idea! But does it make sense?

5 Steps to Create a Brilliant Product Vision

Brian de Haaff | Posted 10.21.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

Before you build your product, you must have a true north for where you are going, and then share a compelling story about its necessity and worth. You must start with crafting your vision.

5 Sensational Rules Leaders Impose on Themselves: #2 Is Essential.

Ramon Nuez | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
Ramon Nuez

I know the boss well. I have been a subordinate to numerous bosses, worked with a few and was even one for many years. But my attitude in being the boss changed when I worked with my first leader. His operation was foreign to me.