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The Top 3 Realities of Inventing Today (Part 1)

Patrick Raymond | Posted 07.11.2012 | Small Business
Patrick Raymond

Yes, innovation and entrepreneurship are the key to unlocking vast personal wealth and ensuring continued national greatness. They're also over-hyped. So let's get real, here.

The Young and the Relentless: Entrepreneurs Under 25

Karin Kamp | Posted 07.09.2012 | Small Business
Karin Kamp

These entrepreneurs are paving the way for the next generation and are role models for an emerging movement inspiring young people to start their own businesses.

How to Increase Your Newsletter Visibility by 100%

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business
Penny C. Sansevieri

Newsletters are a great way to stay in front of your audience, but I'm amazed by how many people still have no idea how to manage their own newsletter.

Take the Quantum Leap to Success

Eli Davidson | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business
Eli Davidson

Sudden exponential growth is not just for physics labs and can occur in our business lives as well as our personal lives.

Huge Share Of New Businesses Started By Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 05.08.2012 | Small Business

There are still plenty of entrepreneurs in America. But more and more of them are actually coming from somewhere else. Immigrants were twice as li...

At Age 17, Sara Naseri and Emilie Kjeldsen Invent New Sun-Protective Technology

Women 2.0 | Posted 07.07.2012 | Technology
Women 2.0

Our initial idea was to cure skin cancer, but realizing that this is very complex, the aim and driving force of our project became to prevent skin cancer.

5 Tips for Entrepreneurs Starting a Business

Women & Co | Posted 07.04.2012 | Money
Women & Co

Linda Kempkin had a vision to help women entrepreneurs quickly secure a strong Internet presence for their new businesses. We thought it would be helpful to know what lessons she would share with readers who may be thinking about making the leap to entrepreneurship.

Wise Words From Grandmother

Nell Merlino | Posted 07.04.2012 | Small Business
Nell Merlino

"I want to give something back," says Jeff Unger, founder of the legal services firm eMinutes. "I started my firm in 1997, and a ton of people helped me. So now I'm helping these first-time entrepreneurs."

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Silicon Valley's New Scourge: The Invasion Of The Startup Snatchers | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.06.2012 | Technology

Despite fears that the money sloshing through Silicon Valley startups has led to silly -- and unsustainable -- valuations, the dirty word at a recent...

Innovation Ecosystem: A Global Shift in Capitalism?

Adam Marsh | Posted 07.03.2012 | Small Business
Adam Marsh

If you want to start a tech company and need capital, a web search for "venture capital firms" will return over 10 million hits. But if you have capital and just need a great idea, you are not going to find it with Google.

Capturing the Visionary Spirit: Milken Institutes's Global Conference Brings Together Brightest Visionary Women Entrepreneurs to Share Keys to Success

Angella Nazarian | Posted 07.03.2012 | Impact
Angella Nazarian

Today Milken Institute's Global Conference was launched in Los Angeles bringing together over 3,000 of the world's brightest minds for prestigious two day event off educational lectures, panels and interviews on various topics affecting our world today.

Dear Small Business Owner: Are You Preparing to Prepare? If so, Stop!

Erica Nicole | Posted 07.03.2012 | Small Business
Erica Nicole

If you find yourself calling meetings, about meetings so you can prepare for that next meeting -- you're not only compromising your bottom line, but the productivity and sanity of your team as well.

Why Innovation Dies

Steve Blank | Posted 07.01.2012 | Small Business
Steve Blank

Faced with disruptive innovation, you can be sure any possibility for innovation dies when a company forms a committee for an "overarching strategy."

Entrepreneurial Lessons From a 9-Year-Old Boy

Katie Hawkes | Posted 06.27.2012 | Small Business
Katie Hawkes

While we can't all invest in cardboard arcades and plan to make enough cash to pay off mortgages, student loans and/or bankruptcy fees, we can take a few cues from Caine.

Mompreneurs: Fighter Pilot's Wife Designs Babiators Shades

Sandy Abrams | Posted 06.26.2012 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

The founders started discussing the idea in mid-2010, incorporated Babiators LLC in the fall of 2010 and officially launched the product in May 2011. Today, Babiators can found in more than 250 stores and 15 countries worldwide.

How to Build a Billion Dollar Startup

Steve Blank | Posted 06.19.2012 | Small Business
Steve Blank

The quickest way to create a billion dollar company is to take basic human social needs and figure out how to mediate them online.

The Hidden Payoffs of Good Customer Service

Frank Farwell | Posted 06.19.2012 | Small Business
Frank Farwell

When they see these letters as a hassle and try to slough them off, they are just shooting themselves in the foot. Instead of embracing a problem and solving it now, they are pushing it off into the future, where it will do more damage.

In Sales -- and in Life -- Be a Go-Giver, Not Just a Go-Getter

BJ Gallagher | Posted 06.17.2012 | Business
BJ Gallagher

I'd never heard the term "Go-Giver" before and it intrigued meso I got in touch with Bob Burg, who coined the term in his book, The Go Giver. I found Burg on Twitter and asked if I could interview him to find our more.

The Real Stars of Oxford

Randall Kempner | Posted 06.16.2012 | Small Business
Randall Kempner

For those of us in the entrepreneurship development space, the Skoll World Forum is an annual shot in the arm, an opportunity to be inspired by people who are driven by a deep desire to address the world's greatest challenges.

Who Is the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 06.16.2012 | Impact
Daniel Cubias

Studies imply that more than 80 percent of dropouts would have stayed in school if they believed it was more relevant to real life. Learning how to run a small business can help kids see how their core classes aren't just cruel tortures from adults.

Early Predictors of Long-Term Survival for Startups

Marty Zwilling | Posted 06.16.2012 | Business
Marty Zwilling

If you see a startup with these execution habits, that may be the horse you want to bet on, and ride to the finish line.

Breaking Free From Fear of Failure

Joanne Lang | Posted 06.13.2012 | Impact
Joanne Lang

If you are not failing, you are not trying enough new things. When I look back at my previous corporate job, I realize that I never failed and I now wonder if that was really a good thing.

The Rise Of The MBA Entrepreneur

Reuters | Mike Taylor | Posted 04.12.2012 | Small Business

(Mike Taylor - Reuters) When Chika Ekeji enrolled in the MIT Sloan School of Business' full-time MBA program, he was ambivalent about actually finishi...

Mompreneurs: Teething Bling -- Why Didn't I Think of That?!

Sandy Abrams | Posted 06.12.2012 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

Moms are always thinking about how our lives could be easier with this or that, but most of us stop there. Amy Creel felt that way but instead of dismissing her idea, she went online to happily discover that her Teething Bling was in fact unique.

Startups Bloom In Wake Of Arab Spring

Reuters | Mirna Sleiman | Posted 06.11.2012 | Small Business

(Reuters - By Mirna Sleiman) - Jordanian entrepreneur Majied Qasem waited three years before arranging outside funding for his start-up company, d1g.c...