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What To Look Forward To In China's Startup Scene, And Why You Should Care

Jason Choi | Posted 07.01.2016 | Technology
Jason Choi

China presents a fascinating place for startup founders or founder-wannabes. Despite its status as the world's second largest economy, it is still considered a developing country with plenty of space for technological and social disruption.

Going Against the Flow: Danielle Morrill, CEO of Mattermark

Charu Sharma | Posted 05.29.2016 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Danielle Morrill is the CEO & Cofounder of Mattermark, where her team helps dealmakers research and qualify opportunities to do business with the worl...

Doing Well by Doing Good: An Interview with Angel Investor and Philanthropist, Ron Conway

Alexandre Mars | Posted 05.26.2016 | Business
Alexandre Mars

An angel investor, Ron is often described as one of Silicon Valley's "super angels". His wealth and giving is a reminder that tech entrepreneurs aren't the only ones capable of large-scale philanthropy; the sector's investors are also involved.

Entrepreneurship at Fordham University

Lisa Chau | Posted 04.19.2016 | College
Lisa Chau

I've attended several entrepreneurship events at Fordham University, the most recent in February. Featured speakers included former Huffington Post CTO and current Rebel Mouse Founder and CEO, Paul Berry, as well as Chopt Founder and CEO, Tony Shure.

Superbwoman Jeanne Sullivan: Rewiring & Refiring

Janet M. Neal | Posted 11.10.2015 | Good News
Janet M. Neal

This article highlights a "Superbwoman®", and is based on live interviews shown via the webshow, Superbwoman Sundays at 7. To see the original show, ...

Charleston, South Carolina Outpaces the Nation in Tech Growth

Lisa Chau | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
Lisa Chau

In April, I was invited to speak in Charleston's third annual DIG SOUTH -- the Southeast's first and foremost event celebrating the digital economy with over 200 presenters from companies such as Google, Instagram, Twitter, TechCrunch, BuzzFeed, and Inc.

5 Lessons for Successful Entrepreneurs: A VC Perspective

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 05.24.2015 | Small Business
Alison van Diggelen

Heidi Roizen has been on both sides of the entrepreneur funding divide, so her advice for aspiring entrepreneurs is particularly potent. Last month I interviewed her, and that interview led to many more questions about what it takes to succeed, especially the need to build meaningful relationships. I asked her to share her top five lessons for being a successful entrepreneur.

Equity Crowdfunding Is Dead -- Long Live Equity Crowdfunding

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 05.05.2015 | Small Business
Victoria Silchenko

In life, whatever it is we are seeking will not arrive in the form we are expecting. Such is the case with raising equity in a post JOBS Act market -- something that fascinated but at the same time confused many business owners.

3 Reasons Why All Entrepreneurs Deserve Silicon Valley Access

Shea Tate-Di Donna | Posted 10.18.2014 | Technology
Shea Tate-Di Donna

Even with the growing interest in entrepreneurship, we must actively work to foster it, as it is critical to our success as a society and as an economy.

A Visual Tour of Silicon Valley

Courtney Price | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
Courtney Price

If you are ever visiting San Francisco and have an extra day for adventure, I highly recommend jumping into the car and heading to Silicon Valley. The drive is beautiful and it is a worthwhile experience to see some of the big businesses and small treasures of the tech world.

The Secret Sauce to Successful Crowdsourcing Campaigns

Ivo Lukas | Posted 05.18.2014 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

We live in an age of entrepreneurial overload, after all -- how are you going to set yourself apart from all the rest?

The New App a Secret Agent Would Love

Nir Eyal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Nir Eyal

A quick glance provided the context for the meeting, notes from previous encounters, and often times contained personal information.

Who Let the Dog Out: On New Crowdfunding Rules and Why It Is Time for Us to Wise Up

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Victoria Silchenko

If equity crowdfunding had the same alert system color code as Homeland Security, it would have jumped from green to orange on October 23rd, 2013. Fo...

Why Crowdfunding Rocks

Hanaan Rosenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Hanaan Rosenthal

The web, in these cases, is all about displacement. Letting you and I decide what goes and what doesn't rather than having some suit decide for us.

Views From the Top, an Interview with Venture Capitalist, Jalak Jobanputra

Susan McPherson | Posted 12.14.2013 | Business
Susan McPherson

Future

On Creativeness and Why Crowdfunding Will Surpass the VC industry

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 05.11.2013 | Small Business
Victoria Silchenko

According to the Kickstarter's data, there was $274 billion collected last year (+238 percent from 2011). In comparison, VC's invested $26.5 billion in 2012 (-10 percent from 2011). Do you see the difference?

How Committed are your Investors?

Mark MacLeod | Posted 04.24.2013 | Business
Mark MacLeod

Today's software startup does not need $5M to get going. 1/10 of that is more the case. In response to this development we are seeing new breeds of investors from angels to super angels, micro VCs, etc.

When Should You Sell Your Start-up?

Mark MacLeod | Posted 04.10.2013 | Small Business
Mark MacLeod

How do you reach a decision that works for everyone? How do you "know" if now is the right time to sell?

Maybe the Elephants Really Can Dance! 

David Jones Jr. | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
David Jones Jr.

When the 900-page-plus Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted my first reaction was simple relief that the political spectacle had finally ended. My second was that implementation the largest health system overhaul since the 1960s, would be a fiasco.

'I Went to See the VC and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt'

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 10.28.2012 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

Before you starting to talk to a VC, make sure you know what the rules of the game are.

When Investors Fall Flat On Their Face... Book

Catherine Clinch | Posted 10.24.2012 | Media
Catherine Clinch

Little stories are scattered througout the media suggesting inquiries into the methods used to determine the pre-IPO valuation of Facebook. But the real surprise is that nobody is outraged over the big cash-outs that investors and former founders are taking.

D.M. Levine

Private Equity Doing Just Fine, Thanks

HuffingtonPost.com | D.M. Levine | Posted 04.16.2012 | Business

The boom times are back, sort of, for private equity, but don't break out the champagne just yet. More companies backed by private equity went publ...

Zach Carter

Obama's New JOBS Act Friends Leave Longtime Democratic Ally Furious

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will sign the JOBS Act into law Thursday, clinching a rare and hard-fought bipartisan victory for his presidency....

Why You Can't Hire

Naval Ravikant | Posted 02.14.2012 | Small Business
Naval Ravikant

There isn't a shortage of developers and designers. There's a surplus of founders.

Working Like a Man

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 02.11.2012 | Business
Morra Aarons-Mele

There is constant discussion about whether women and tech startups mix. Despite the fact that women start small businesses at a faster rate than men, the hand-wringing only seems to reach a wide audience when the startup in question is in the tech or social media space.