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Unicorns and MBAs

Jeff Bussgang | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Jeff Bussgang

The next time someone tells you that you need a hoodie to be a great start up entrepreneur, don't be afraid to flash your MBA diploma with pride.

It's Time to Play Moneyball: The Investment Readiness Level

Steve Blank | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

Investors sitting through Incubator or Accelerator demo days have three metrics to judge fledgling startups - 1) great looking product demos, 2) compe...

Happy Hipmunk Thanksgivukkah

Ondi Timoner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Ondi Timoner

In this week's ATD episode in our Pivot series, we sit down with Hipmunk co-founders Goldstein and Huffman to discover how they grappled with getting their travel platform off the ground.

Let's Shrink the Growing World of Entrepreneurship

Thom Ruhe | Posted 01.25.2014 | Small Business
Thom Ruhe

There's nothing like a global economic crisis to bring the world together. Devastating economic events that started in the late 2000s showed the world, once again, that the welfare of one nation is linked to the welfare of others.

Jillian Berman

Young Entrepreneurs Get Creative In Face Of Global Youth Unemployment Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.22.2013 | Business

Like many young people confronting an era that has produced talk of a so-called Lost Generation, Oliver Barton emerged from school five years ago and ...

Ten More Bright Lights in the Mobile Future

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

A little over two months ago, we challenged innovators across the nation to show us their game-changing mobile apps and services when we launched our ...

5 People Everyone Needs in Their Entrepreneurial Network

Posted 01.25.2014 | Small Business

When you’re running a small business, who you know can be just as important as what you do. Your connections in the business community can provide v...

The King's Speech Writer David Seidler Speaks About Crowdfunding

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 01.25.2014 | Small Business
Victoria Silchenko

The Oscar-winning writer of The King's Speech David Seidler is an extraordinary human and a great friend I am fortunate to have in my life. When I ask...

Why Business Partnerships Go Bad

Jack Garson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Jack Garson

Business is tough, as recent history has proven once again. It's much too tough to be fighting with your partners. Pick well.

Entrepreneurs: Heart of the American Dream

Rep. Scott Peters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Rep. Scott Peters

The status quo for economic growth clearly isn't good enough. Supporting the entrepreneurial spirit is our best chance for economic progress.

Launching an Enterprise: Is there an app for that? My tech product pre-launch To Do list

Nicole Valentine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Nicole Valentine

I'm building an app that is going to change the world for small businesses. And I'm planning to launch it in the New Year. There's so much to get right - the product, the design, the user experience, the marketing message, the roll out and the business model.

Lean LaunchPad for Life Sciences - Revenue Streams

Steve Blank | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

We're teaching a Lean LaunchPad class for Life Sciences and Health Care (therapeutics, diagnostics, devices and digital health) at UCSF with a team of...

WATCH: Mom Turns Son's Idea Into Business

Posted 03.31.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

After getting divorced, Sara Tidhar discovered a way to support her family and gain independence through one of her biggest passions: cooking. Today s...

Kelley Sanabria: 5 Quick And Easy Tips For Unplugging

Kelley Sanabria | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Kelley Sanabria

Hi, my name is Kelley, and I'm a social media addict. Have you ever felt this way? Unplugging wasn't easy at first, but these five tips helped me get there.

5 Things I've Learned From Entrepreneurs

John Dearborn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
John Dearborn

In the last five years working for the Cleveland-based nonprofit development organization JumpStart, I've traveled all over the 21 counties of Northea...

Marrying an Entrepreneur

Lauren Van Horn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Lauren Van Horn

This week my husband announced that he is leaving Path to start his own company with a close friend and co-worker. In Silicon Valley, an announcement like this is expected, the norm, no big deal. The thing is, it is terrifying to me.

TuesdayNights with Kym Gold

Lauren Rotman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Lauren Rotman

Tuesdaynights is an invite-only collaborative community of female executives and entrepreneurs in Los Angeles. Tuesdaynights provides an opportunity t...

A New Way to Look at Competitors

Steve Blank | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

Every startup I see invariably puts up a competitive analysis slide that plots performance on a X/Y graph with their company in the top right. The ...

Be Like a Samurai (or KISS): Always Wear a Mask Into Battle (Tips From The Rock n' Roll CEO No. 16)

Jared Gutstadt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Jared Gutstadt

Why did the samurai wear elaborate costumes? Well, certainly for battle and protection, but also as ritual to distinguish themselves.

Rejects, Losers, Castoffs -- Want to Join Me?

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 11.07.2013 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

I cordially invite you to join me in the world of rejects, losers and castoffs. I proudly wear my badge as one of the few, the proud, the determined who wears rejection on my sleeve as a badge of honor, because it is.

The Startup Marathon

Jeff Wald | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Jeff Wald

Most companies fail. Whether you win or lose you will put in 18 hour days, seven days a week, for the first year or two. But you will build a support network of experts and advisors who have run this way before. They will help you stay in the race.

Are We the Land of the American Dream, or the American Decline?

Hector Barreto | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Hector Barreto

That was a very important lesson my father taught me at a very young age -- how important it was to have a vision, have a dream, work hard and build something for your family and community.

What Do You Stand For?

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Axelle Tessandier

'The idea is to die young as late as possible.' It might sound to some like a gimmick but I smiled. What a great challenge it is to keep the eyes of a beginner, the eternal enthusiasm of discovery when you grow up and old.

Does Age Matter in Entrepreneurship?

Panos Panay | Posted 11.06.2013 | Business
Panos Panay

We live in a youth obsessed culture. Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have replaced rock, film and even sports stars as our modern day pop culture celebrities. And since youth is the currency of celebrity we inevitably assume that entrepreneurship is the provenance of the young.

1 Good Reason to Use a Blog for Content Overflow

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

I work primarily with people in the health and wellness industry, a demographic that is keen on educating the universe about self-care strategies, reg...