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Will A Business Incubator Help Hatch Your Startup?

Marty Zwilling | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Accelerators generally accept startups at a slightly later stage, and attempt to compress the timeline to commercialization into a few months, instead of a year or more.

How to Reduce 'Infant Entrepreneur Mortality'

Sramana Mitra | Posted 07.20.2014 | Small Business
Sramana Mitra

Two things are happening in the media right now that make this post extremely timely: French Economist Thomas Piketty's book 'Capital' has kicked up a...

What a Life-Saving Baby Warmer Taught Me About Technology

Jane Chen | Posted 03.25.2014 | Impact
Jane Chen

Technology alone can't solve massive global problems like infant mortality. However, technology powered by love can.

The Promise of New Talent

Rai Mensah | Posted 11.18.2013 | Style
Rai Mensah

Talent coupled with the right backing and support provides an undeniably successful result. During New York Fashion Week two of the most promising designers showed under the Harlem's Fashion Row umbrella.

Made in the Lower East (miLES) -- A Community Incubator

Michael Seo | Posted 07.28.2013 | Small Business
Michael Seo

Will larger spaces mean "bigger" small businesses or will co-shared pop-ups be the next iteration? It will be interesting to keep tabs on how they develop and hopefully they meet with continued success and growth.

College: Drop Out or Stay In?

Sierra | Posted 12.05.2012 | College
Sierra

By the time she arrived in Kenya, between her freshman and sophomore years at Princeton, Eden Full had already done the kind of hands-on work that can make a smart, ambitious student wonder whether getting a college degree is all that necessary.

Seafaring Tech Enterprises

Saul Garlick | Posted 06.27.2012 | Impact
Saul Garlick

Just when we thought that creativity and a touch of lunacy (the good kind) had been explored in the entrepreneurship world to the fullest, they pull o...

The Digital Divide and the Racial Wealth Gap: Why Supporting Minority Business Enterprise is an Answer for Both

David Honig | Posted 05.05.2012 | Technology
David Honig

We are currently facing the greatest threat to first class citizenship, competitiveness, economic growth, and moral fiber as a nation since segregation. A deep digital divide exists at a critical point in our nation's history where we are transitioning from an industrial to a digital society.

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.

How Fast Can an Unreasonable Idea Grow?

Marc Stoiber | Posted 01.03.2012 | Small Business
Marc Stoiber

Unreasonable lives at the convergence of business and belief. Although it exists to bring rational business expertise to startups, there's nothing cold or bloodless about it: "This is not business as usual, this is business unusual."

Investors Love Top Startup Incubator Graduates

Marty Zwilling | Posted 10.25.2011 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Business incubators for sharing services were all the rage back in the days of the dot-com bubble. About that time the bubble burst, causing more than 80 percent of them to disappear. Now they are coming back.

The End Of The Startup Boom?

Eric Ries | Posted 10.10.2011 | Small Business
Eric Ries

It doesn't matter if you call it a boom or a bubble. The startup business moves in cycles, and what goes up will eventually come down.

Stanford's Hottest Startups Weigh Value Propositions

Steve Blank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Blank

Week three of the class and our teams in our Stanford Lean LaunchPad class were hard at work using Customer Development to get out of the classroom and test the first key hypotheses of their business model: The Value Proposition.

Inside Stanford's Hottest Student Startups

Steve Blank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Blank

The most interesting part of the class would happen outside the classroom when the teams spent 50-80 hours testing their business model hypotheses by talking to customers and partners and (in the case of web-based businesses) building their product.

Myrtle Isn't Fertile Anymore

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Take it from someone who's been there: Trying to conceive a child can be a heartbreaking but fully worthwhile journey, especially when choosing a nontraditional method of conception.