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5 Things Innovative Corporations Have Learned From Helmuth von Moltke

Rebekah Iliff | Posted 10.14.2013 | Small Business
Rebekah Iliff

In terms of innovation, today's leading companies have devised mechanisms by which to tap into the fire hose of entrepreneurs flooding the market. They are listening, sharing and learning; the best are collaborative in their efforts.

5 Questions to Ask Before Saying Yes

Joe Boyd | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business
Joe Boyd

I needed to create some sort of system to help me determine when a new idea is worth investing my time and resources. From that came these five questions I ask myself almost everyday.

The Art of Falling Gracefully

Jessica Bishop | Posted 08.09.2013 | Small Business
Jessica Bishop

I fall down. A lot. But, in the process of founding two companies, I've learned a little secret: If you want to be the founder of a successful startup, there is nothing more important than resilience.

Lean on Me: Finding Your Co-Founder Counterpart

Jesse J. Miller | Posted 10.07.2013 | Business
Jesse J. Miller

Choosing who to, or not to, begin a company with is one of the most important decisions for your company and can make or break the business.

Derek Sivers Spills the Beans

Lauren Rotman | Posted 10.07.2013 | Business
Lauren Rotman

Originally a musician, Derek Sivers created CD Baby in 1998. In 2008, he sold it for $22 million, giving the proceeds to a charitable trust for music education.

The Best Possible Outcome for a Startup: Maximize Your Upside

Michele Serro | Posted 10.07.2013 | Small Business
Michele Serro

If launching a startup has taught me anything, it's this: the best possible outcome for a startup is inexorably linked to how -- and why -- that startup was conceived in the first place.

Why the Fashion Industry Matters in 6 Simple Ways

Benish Shah | Posted 10.05.2013 | Style
Benish Shah

It evokes the scene from the film Devil Wears Prada when Miranda Priestly takes the time out to explain to her new assistant that whether you value fashion or not, you are a part of the ecosystem and you buy into it with every purchase.

WATCH: JibJab CEO's Advice To New Entrepreneurs

Posted 07.22.2013 | Business

Entrepreneurs looking to launch a new company today are entering a fertile landscape -- one in which the number of innovative companies is constantly ...

Bianca Bosker

The Agony And Ecstasy Of Tech's 20-Something Army | Bianca Bosker | Posted 07.15.2013 | Technology

Courtney Boyd Myers, 28, thought she’d found her dream job when she joined a thriving education startup in London staffed predominantly by people he...

8 Women In Tech Generating Buzz This Year

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.10.2013 | Women

It's no secret that women are underrepresented in the tech world. In fact, according to Women Who Tech, only 2 percent of open source developers a...

Digital Innovators: Partnerships With Startups Attract Tech-Savvy Golfers Says Callaway SVP

Brian Honigman | Posted 08.14.2013 | Business
Brian Honigman

I spoke with Callaway SVP of Marketing, Harry Arnett on what's happening from a digital standpoint with the brand and the golf market as a whole.

Jaweed Kaleem

Tech Companies Take Aim At Death | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.13.2013 | Religion

As his parents age, David Glitzer has begun to accept that the day will come when they are no longer alive. But until recently, Glitzer wasn't sure ho...

Stop Playing by the Rules and Calling It Disruption

Dustin Farivar | Posted 08.13.2013 | Small Business
Dustin Farivar

I spend a lot of time with people who want to change the world and with people who actually do. The difference between them isn't intelligence, money, connections, or even force of will -- it's perspective.

Techie's Dilemma: International Edition

Ben Cole | Posted 08.03.2013 | Technology
Ben Cole

Where, in an interconnected world, does a globally-minded techie settle down? I actively sought out international options ranging from Cape Town to Bangalore to Buenos Aires. Today, I'll look at two of the particularly compelling international locales I explored: London and Nairobi.

For Sharing Economy Start-Ups, a New, Social Currency

Yuliya Neyman | Posted 07.28.2013 | Business
Yuliya Neyman

As the sharing economy concept has emerged, fans have lauded the utilitarian nature of maximizing ownership of a good by splitting its use amongst several people.

The First 30 Days Inside a Startup: An Interview With Sheila Darcey

Carrie Yury | Posted 07.21.2013 | Technology
Carrie Yury

BeyondCurious recently had a new addition to our team: the fabulous Sheila Darcey. Since Sheila has such a fresh perspective on what it's like working at a startup, I wanted to get her thoughts on her first 30 days.

JumpShot: An Experiment in Rapid Product Development, Continued

Carrie Yury | Posted 07.20.2013 | Technology
Carrie Yury

Being at a startup not only provides the opportunity to imagine new products, but also allows you to reimagine established ways of doing things.

Jumpshot: An Experiment in Rapid Product Development

Carrie Yury | Posted 06.30.2013 | Small Business
Carrie Yury

This is part of "Freefalling Ethnographer," a series about life inside a digital innovation start-up. Being at a start-up not only provides the oppor...

From Strip Clubs to Startups: Old Las Vegas' New Gamble

Rebekah Iliff | Posted 06.18.2013 | Technology
Rebekah Iliff

This is the new Las Vegas. And I'll bet on this Las Vegas any day of the week.

Freefalling Ethnographer: BeyondCurious Greeting Rituals

Carrie Yury | Posted 06.16.2013 | Small Business
Carrie Yury

Here are three things that work and two that don't about our morning meeting ritual.

Top 5 Takeaways From the First Big Kansas City

Jason Grill | Posted 06.09.2013 | Small Business
Jason Grill

Four hundred plus individuals came together to hear stories of innovation from nearly 20 leading speakers, and to build lasting relationships within the regional and national community to move entrepreneurship forward.

Student Entrepreneurs Catch Startup Fever

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 04.05.2013 | Small Business

More than a dozen students at Stanford University have put their degrees on hold to join a new startup, in one of the largest-ever departures from the...

The Mass Exodus of the Innovative Workforce

Startup Weekend | Posted 06.04.2013 | Small Business
Startup Weekend

Why traditional firms are losing their creative and technical workforces by the droves By Mike Mates As a veteran ex-partner in a brand and inte...

July in the Mobile-Cloud: Interview With July Systems' CEO Rajesh Reddy

James Grundvig | Posted 05.28.2013 | Technology
James Grundvig

Has July figured out -- with its fourth-generation flagship platform JulyMX -- how to bring a kind of PowerPoint simplicity and speed to development of mobile apps?

Freefalling Ethnographer: Life Inside a Startup

Carrie Yury | Posted 05.21.2013 | Small Business
Carrie Yury

Sometimes being part of a startup feels like jumping out of a plane on purpose. Over the next several months, I intend to take you with me as I take the leap by conducting an ethnography of life inside a startup.