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The Joy of Constraints in Business

Michele Serro | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Michele Serro

Before starting Doorsteps, I was lucky enough to spend a handful of years leading the New York office of IDEO, a well-known design and innovation firm...

Cities and the Cult of the Entrepreneur

Ida Hempel | Posted 08.05.2014 | Technology
Ida Hempel

Silicon Valley grew out the convergence of several successes over several decades. Time and chance will tell which efforts will boom and which will bust.

Startups 201 -- How Not To Crash and Burn In an Early Stage Company

Gil Laroya | Posted 08.03.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

We have all heard about or read about how cool it is to work at a start up company. Innovation, camaraderie, inventiveness, long hours developing new ...

Including Men in the Conversation About Women

Scarlett Sieber | Posted 08.02.2014 | Women
Scarlett Sieber

I am not knocking women-only events; they absolutely have their benefits, like women being able to express themselves in an environment that they feel comfortable. But if we want to progress and raise the power and voice of women, we must include men in the conversation!

How to Give a Near Perfect Presentation (And Why It's So Hard for So Many)

Jose Vasquez | Posted 08.02.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

If you fear, dread, or simply hate giving presentations, there may be a fundamental principle you're missing that's holding you back.

Real Estate Marketing Aims to Override the Power of the Photograph

Toni Haber | Posted 08.02.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

Out with the old, in with the new. As New York becomes a new hub for tech startups, the city's real estate industry has been gaining innovative approaches to its marketing techniques.

How to Succeed in Business: the First Steps

Jack Nadel | Posted 07.30.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

I'll begin where the majority of successful entrepreneurs begin--"follow your passion." It may be a shopworn phrase, but this advice is as valid today for how to succeed in business as it was a hundred years ago, and it has certainly proven true for me.

7 Tips for Budding Mompreneurs to Get Your Business Started

Catriona Wallis | Posted 07.29.2014 | Parents
Catriona Wallis

When people ask what motivated me, as a mother of two toddlers and part-time English teacher, to found a company developing kids mobile educational ga...

Where Are the Hottest Startup Offices in New York City?

Aron Susman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business
Aron Susman

Very few companies make it North of 30th, however, those that do are some pretty big names, including Seamless, MongoDB, and LinkedIn, whose NYC office continues to expand at The Empire State Building.

3 Things You Should Know About Failure

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 07.29.2014 | Women
Lisa Abeyta

Failure feels so much worse and eats at our self-esteem when we know we lacked commitment and effort. I'm pretty sure this is the root to the continued failure I've experienced up until now. I'm having to remind myself to not be afraid, and I've discovered three truths about failure.

Top 10 Travel Tips for Entrepreneurs

Rana Florida | Posted 07.28.2014 | Small Business
Rana Florida

Whether it's to meet suppliers or vendors, to analyze the customer base, assess the competition, or attend forums and events, entrepreneurs know that in order to succeed, they must travel.

The Trouble With Healthcare Startups

Dan Lambert | Posted 07.28.2014 | Technology
Dan Lambert

US healthcare system costs have ballooned out of control. Bloomberg News predicts that by 2021, healthcare spending will reach 20% of the total US economy. If there was ever a time for healthcare disruption, it's now.

Considering a Shared Office? Ask These 5 Questions First

Frank Chalupa | Posted 07.27.2014 | Small Business
Frank Chalupa

Whether you're a freelancer, contractor or small business owner looking to leave the home office, it's important to find a workspace that's both affordable and free of distractions that can undermine productivity and hurt your professional image.

Review: Techstars Patriot Boot Camp

Will Gregory | Posted 07.21.2014 | Technology
Will Gregory

Following on the heels of TechCrunch Disrupt and NY TechDay, the ladies and gents of Techstars brought their Patriot Boot Camp (PBC) program right here to the Big Apple this weekend.

How to Master The Elevator Pitch For Your Startup in 4 Steps

Jose Vasquez | Posted 07.27.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Your elevator pitch can make or break your efforts to attract new funding and build a stronger client base, and in four steps you could go from zero direction to total mastery.

Arch Grants Proves Philanthropy and Business Can Go Well Together

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 07.23.2014 | Impact
Dr. Abraham Froman

Being a startup or entrepreneur has become the new black to some degree. Corporate America and 401K plans are out while sitting in a garage with a han...

Startup SEO: How to Get the Ball Rolling on a Limited Budget

Jonathan Long | Posted 07.21.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Long

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) can be a complete nightmare if you are a new startup. The majority of new startups know that SEO contributes to onlin...

Entrepreneur Success Stories: GeekSquad Founder Shares Secrets

Robert Jordan | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
Robert Jordan

In this How They Did It interview, Robert shares his entrepreneur success story and secrets for building a service business from scratch.

Don't Worry, Not All Jobs in Startups Are for Programmers 2/2

Charu Sharma | Posted 07.20.2014 | College
Charu Sharma

1.6 million students are graduating from college in 2014 alone, and I am one of them! I have been advised that programming skills are a must in this tough economy, especially for someone like me who is interested in tech startups.

How to Scale Your Business (Fast!) After a Runaway Crowdfunding Campaign

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 07.20.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By Liz Downey, Foodie Dice Last year, my sister moved to California to start a business with me. We didn't know what we were going to do, but we li...

With New Mobility Trends and Ventures, European Officials Struggle to Balance Innovation and Regulation

Pro Journo | Posted 07.19.2014 | Business
Pro Journo

By Nicolas Zahn, Masters student at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva At the second World Collaborative Mobil...

Birchbox Founders Reveal The Best And Worst Business Advice They've Ever Received

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.20.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Birchbox, an e-commerce store that helps customers discover new products, has grown to more than 800,000 subscribers in four countries in less than fo...

Kindness is Love Made Visible: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, I began giving away money, every day of the year, to startup social change projects. Since then, thirty...

Stop! And Ask Yourself This One Question

Ian Cinnamon | Posted 07.19.2014 | Technology
Ian Cinnamon

We need to define "better." What makes someone's life "better?" The term can mean almost anything... more productive, happier, simpler, and so on. But at the end of the day, it will be your gut reaction. You'll know whether it actually makes someone's life better.

10 Productivity Tricks Every Entrepreneur Can Harness

Jose Vasquez | Posted 07.19.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Try putting these habits to good use, and see how many more tasks you get done in a day.